Finding funding for your PhD is not always easy. They are rare and are not too often publicized as Masters and Bachelors scholarships. However, tens of thousands of these types of scholarships exist all over the web especially for students from Africa and other developing regions. A few of these scholarships have been identified as some of the top scholarships for intending PhD and Post-doctoral students.
PhD Scholarships for international students
List of PhD Scholarships for African and International students seeking opportunity to pursue research in different major across the world.
The Government of Colombia is offering financial grants to foreign citizens, in return for international cooperation received by Colombia under existing cooperation agreements.
Application Deadline: 2nd June 2017
Offered Annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Addressed to all countries cooperating with Colombia, except ecuadorian,
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) 2017/2018 is now open for Masters, PhD and Short Courses applicants from Developing Countries
Application Deadline: 5th July 2017 (annual)
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at: The Netherlands
Fields of Study: The NFP offers candidates three sub-programmes to choose from:
- Master’s degree programmes
- Short courses
- PhD studies
About the Award: The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP),
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) are pleased to announce the call for scholarship applications for 2018 in the following categories: Free-standing, Innovation, and Scarce Skills Development fund Masters and Doctoral Scholarships
Application Deadline: 21st July 2017
The National Research Foundation (NRF) and The World Academy of Science (TWAS) are pleased to announce the NRF – TWAS Doctoral Scholarship and the NRF – TWAS African Renaissance Doctoral Scholarship call for 2018 academic year. This scholarship will support Doctoral scholars from Africa and developing countries with scholarship funding per annum for a maximum of three (3) years to pursue full-time research training in South Africa.
TWAS in association with OWSD is offering a fellowship program to support doctorate (PhD) studies to Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries., who are interested in Maths science degrees.
Application Deadline: 19th June 2017, 9:00am (CET)
Eligible Countries: Developing countries
To be taken at (country): The award will give nominated students the opportunity to study in centres of excellence in the developing world,
The Government of Poland Scholarships offered as a part of the programme include free 2nd degree studies conducted in Polish language (preceded by a year-long preparation course for taking up studies in Poland) and 3rd degree studies conducted in public universities supervised by the minister responsible for higher education (the list of universities at the following link).
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca is offering scholars the opportunity to undertake PhD research programs in economics, engineering, computer science, neurosciences and behavioral psychology, physics, applied physics, applied mathematics, statistics and cultural heritage.
Application Deadline: 18th July, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Global
To be taken at (country): Italy
Eligible Field of Study: Candidates can apply for one (or more) of the following curricula:
- Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage (AMCH)