We fund Postgraduate Education for African Talent like You

Gwara was founded by Africans for Africans. At Gwara, we believe that in Africa, talent is abundant but access to opportunity is not. Our mission is to provide everyone access to the education and career opportunities that have until now only been open to the lucky or the elite. We help you apply for and finance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math-related) Masters Degrees in the US!


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A major reason why people don’t get admitted into schools is because their personal statements & essays are not convincing enough for Admission Committees. At Gwara we help you position yourself most attractively to schools and help you access funds to settle those bills that are not included in scholarships that you qualify for. Simply join our Program, and gain instant access to these benefits. We will use our wealth of experience to lead you in the right direction regarding which programs are the right fit for you, strategies for acing the GRE, applying to schools, and so forth. What's more? Once you get admitted and secure a loan with us, we will link you to mentors and continue to support you until you land your dream role post-graduation!

We will assist you in applying to STEM Masters degrees in the United States

Apply to our affordable Gwara Fellowship Programs where we help you navigate the application process:

  • We will utilize our proprietary algorithm to assess your profile to determine which top-ranked universities you are most competitive for

  • We help you stand out to Admissions Committees

  • We help you craft a compelling Essay/Statement of Interest

  • Interview Preparation

At present, our program only supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Masters Degrees in the United States. We plan to expand into other fields soon. Watch this space!

We will help you get the funding you need

Upon successful completion of the Gwara Program and admission to at least one school, you qualify to apply for a Gwara Edu Loan to help you fund tuition, and living expenses. No co-signer required, and you won’t be under any pressure to pay back until you start earning!

We will continue to support you until you land your dream job abroad

Once you get to campus, we provide mentorship and career placement support to help you land a job after graduation. As a Gwara Fellow, you get lifetime Membership to our elite network of high-performing African professionals, both locally and in the diaspora.

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The Program is a selective 12-week part-time virtual program where we help you craft your application and secure the financing you need. Workshops are conducted virtually, and each session is recorded. Our next Program Cohort for Masters Applicants begins on August 24, 2020, for those intending to begin their degree in 2021. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2020.

Ready to become a Gwara Fellow?


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