2021 Patoranking Scholarship Programme
Apply for a Full scholarship for the next generation of Africa’s leaders. Register your interest and find out if you are eligible.
2021 Patoranking Scholarship Programme?
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Eligible Countries: African countries
About the Award: Exceptional leaders and change-makers can come from anywhere. Financial constraints should not prevent the next great African disruptor from gaining the tools, skillsets and networks to bring their innovations to life.
This is why award-winning Nigerian dancehall artist Patoranking has partnered with the African Leadership University to launch the ALU Patoranking Scholarship. Having overcome financial adversity in his own journey of impact, Patoranking now wants to help unleash more entrepreneurial leaders who will bring positive change to their countries and the continent.
Do you have what it takes? Then apply below
Eligibility: To be considered for the Patoranking Scholarship, you must: first apply and be fully admitted into any of the undergraduate programmes at ALU.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value and Duration of Award: The ALU Patoranking Scholarship will fully cover education and accommodation expenses for the selected beneficiaries to attend the African Leadership University, studying at either its Mauritius or Rwanda Campuses – starting in September 2021.
The Scholarship provides the following benefits to successful applicants:
- 100% Tuition Fee Waiver which covers the cost of tuition fees, accommodation and other study-related costs for the duration of the undergraduate programme at the Rwanda and Mauritius campuses of the African Leadership University
- Annual living allowance for the duration of the undergraduate programme
- Relocation allowance to cover incoming travel and removal expenses for one way travel (for applicants living outside Rwanda and Mauritius)
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie (born 27 May 1990), better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae–dancehall singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town, Patoranking originated from Onicha, Ebonyi State. He started his music career doing underground collaborations with artists such as XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone. He signed a record deal with K-Solo’s Igberaga Records in 2010, releasing “Up in D Club” under the outfit. Patoranking became a protégé of Dem Mama Records after collaborating with Timaya on his song “Alubarika”. In February 2014, he signed a record deal with Foston Musik and released “Girlie O”, a single that put him in the limelight. On 9 February 2015, Patoranking announced on Instagram that he signed a distribution deal with VP Records. 2021 Patoranking Scholarship Programme