The Easiest Way for Ambitious African Students to Be Accepted, Finance and Succeed at Global Universities

Tools, resources, and world-class support to master every step of your journey.

The Easiest Way for Ambitious African Students to Be Accepted, Finance and Succeed at Global Universities.

Tools, resources, and world-class support to master every step of your journey.

We are changing how Africans study abroadChoose the next step of your journey.

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Explore 1000+ leading universities and programs that want you!

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Succeed with the support from a community of peers and mentors.

We are changing how Africans study abroad.Choose your next step.

APPLY

Explore 500+ leading universities and programs that want you!

FINANCE

Find hundreds of scholarships and loans on our platform. (Learn More)

SUCCEED

Succeed with the support from a community of peers and mentors.

8B is Recommended by Students, Educators and Business Leaders

"The most surprising thing when I was seeking funding was the limited options for International Students. Most graduate schools do not offer financial aid. 8B funding was able to support part of my tuition, and I am very grateful for that."

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Nifasha Rusibamayila, Tanzania

8B Scholar, Boston University School of Public Health

"If ability is evenly distributed across the world, then the next Nobel Prize-potential mathematician may well be in Accra or Yaoundé. 8B seeks the brightest Africans to facilitate their education in leading global universities, thereby enabling them to meet their potential."

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Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Ghana

Former Minister of Education, Ghana

"Today, accessing world-class education depends on the twin lottery of parental wealth and scholarships. Building an inclusive 21st century requires us to exponentially unlock financing and human potential at a global scale. 8B is the revolution we need."

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Oyama Mabandla, South Africa

Former Chair, Vodafone Group, South Africa

“8B uses an innovative approach to facilitate the education of world-class leaders and problem-solvers who can compete in the 21st century and steer Africa towards shared prosperity. This is a vision worth supporting.”

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Shelby Davis

Founder, Davis United World College Scholar Program

"8B is making it possible for high potential students from Africa to attend some of the best institutions of higher education in the world. Most importantly, they are providing the support and resources to help these students succeed during college and beyond."

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Dennis Hanno

President Emeritus, Wheaton College, USA

Endorsed by Students, Educators and Business Leaders

"The most surprising thing when I was seeking funding was the limited options for International Students. Most graduate schools do not offer financial aid. 8B funding was able to support part of my tuition, and I am very grateful for that."

Illustration

Nifasha Rusibamayila, Tanzania

8B Scholar, Boston University School of Public Health

"If ability is evenly distributed across the world, then the next Nobel Prize-potential mathematician may well be in Accra or Yaoundé. 8B seeks the brightest Africans to facilitate their education in leading global universities, thereby enabling them to meet their potential."

Illustration

Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Ghana

Former Minister of Education, Ghana

"Today, accessing world-class education depends on the twin lottery of parental wealth and scholarships. Building an inclusive 21st century requires us to exponentially unlock financing and human potential at a global scale. 8B is the revolution we need."

Illustration

Oyama Mabandla, South Africa

Former Chair, Vodafone Group, South Africa

“8B uses an innovative approach to facilitate the education of world-class leaders and problem-solvers who can compete in the 21st century and steer Africa towards shared prosperity. This is a vision worth supporting.”

Illustration

Shelby Davis

Founder, Davis United World College Scholar Program

"8B is making it possible for high potential students from Africa to attend some of the best institutions of higher education in the world. Most importantly, they are providing the support and resources to help these students succeed during college and beyond."

Illustration

Dennis Hanno

President Emeritus, Wheaton College, USA