Every year, various organisations dedicate funds for scholarships to women in diverse fields. Most notable of these fields is the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) field. Women in STEM field are often regarded as exceptional. Hence the following are STEM scholarships awarded annually to Women in or aspiring to be in Science, Technology,Engineering or Mathematics and related fields.
Scholarships for Mathematics students - Bachelors, Masters & PhD
Mathematics scholarships for international students from Africa and developing countries
Application Deadline: October 16 2016. Offered annually? Yes
Scholarship Name: Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarship
Brief description: The Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarship for international PhD Students in the field of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics, USA 2016/2017
Accepted Subject Areas?
Durham University through the Department of Mathematical Sciences, is offering one student from Africa full scholarship to study any one of the courses listed below at the Trevelyan College, Durham University
Application Deadline: 10th June 2017. the outcome of the decision process is expected by 15 July 2017 for entry in October 2017.
Application Deadline: October 10, 2016. Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: Microsoft research offers PhD Fellowship Program for PhD Students in their second or third year of PhD studies
Eligible Field of Study: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics department
Eligible Countries: Student from any part of the world must attend a United States or Canadian university
To be taken at (country): United States or Canadian university
About Scholarship: The Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship is a two-year fellowship program for outstanding PhD students nominated by their universities.
Brief description: The Government of Iran has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, to enable African students study in Iran in the 2016-2017 Academic Year.
Application Deadline: 9th September, 2016
Eligible Countries: All African countries
To be taken at (country): Iran
Eligible Fields of Study: The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Masters (MSc),
Application Deadline: November 1st, 2016 | Offered annually? Yes
Announcement of Results: End of April
Scholarship Name: Doctoral research scholarships program for foreign students
Brief description: Research Fund of Quebec – Nature and Technology funded Doctoral Research Scholarships Program for International Students in the fields of Natural Sciences,
Brief description: The Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund announces undergraduate and Masters Scholarships for the 2016/17 academic year.
Application Deadline: 24th August 2016
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Tanzania
To be taken at (country): Tanzania
Eligible Field of Study: Mathematics and Science
About the Award: The Fund grants Scholarships to best female Tanzanian students to pursue Undergraduate studies in Mathematics and Science in Tanzania’s accredited universities.
Brief description: Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy, is announcing a Seed Fund in Africa that will a small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles.
Brief description: The Visiola Foundation is offering undergraduate scholarships to female students from Africa.
Application Deadline: 30th June 2016
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Countries in Africa
To be taken at (country): The interested female participants will be able to choose where to study from the following schools:
- Ashesi University,
Application Deadline: 31st July 2016
Offered annually? No
Eligible Countries: Citizens of CEMAC countries (Cameroon, Chad, Central Africa Republic, Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea)
To be taken at (country): Cameroon
Brief description: The STEM Prize was established to encourage young Cameroonians and Africans,