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Seed Transformation Program Admission

Apply to the Seed Transformation Program in East or West Africa to gain access to Stanford’s general management training, coaching, and networking support, and transform your career and your organization.


Educational Requirements

There are no specific educational requirements. We do not require that you take the GMAT or another exam to apply to or qualify for the Seed Transformation Program.

English-Language Proficiency

We do not require that you take the TOEFL or another English test to apply to or qualify for the Seed Transformation Program. However, participants must be able to both understand and speak English at a level that allows them to participate fully in this fast-paced program.

Participants should be able to read large volumes of material in English, understand and participate in lectures and class discussions, and engage in small group discussions.

Application Process

Admission to the Seed Transformation Program is very competitive. An admissions committee will assess all completed applications based on the program’s criteria for admission.

The application takes about 30 to 40 minutes to complete. It requires personal and professional information, as well as a personal statement.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we recommend that you apply early.

Online Application

When you are ready to apply, access the online application for your desired program. You can download a printer-friendly version of the application for your reference, but you must fill out and submit the application online.

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Print or download the sample application PDF for your reference, and prepare your answers offline in a word processor. When you have completed answers for all the questions, copy and paste them into the online application and submit it.

Payment & Cancellation

Payment details will be provided upon acceptance to the program.

Financial Aid

Information on scholarships will be made available during the application process.