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.
International Federation of Surveyors (in French Fédération Internationale des Géomètres abbreviated FIG) is offering scholarships to students from developing countries interested in studying for a PhD degree and in surveying/geomatics.
Application Deadline: 1st February 2018.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at (country): Denmark
Eligible Field of Study: Surveying and other related fields
Eligibility: Applicants shall:
- be studying for a PhD degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying in a country listed by the World Bank as a low-income,
The University of Manchester has recently launched £2.5m investment in PhD training with the President’s Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards.
Application Deadline: 15th December, 2017
To be taken at (country): UK
About the Award: Alliance Manchester Business School provides a thriving research environment, and the opportunity to work with the top international scholars in the full range of business and management disciplines,
As one of its contributions to development co-operation, K.U. Leuven offers IRO (Interfaculty Council for Development Co-operation) scholarships to deserving students from developing countries to do their PhD in the largest university in Flanders, Belgium.
Application Deadline: 31st January 2018
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Developing countries
To be taken at (country): Katholieke Universiteit in Flanders,
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The following top scholarship programmes are currently open for African students with varying closing dates in January 2018. View other scholarships with January deadlines in your AfterSchoolAfrica archives.
The President’s PhD Scholarships at Imperial College offer an outstanding opportunity for potential international PhD students for the 2018/2019 academic session.
- Applicants who apply before 10th November 2017 and are awarded a scholarship will be notified by 31 January 2018.
- Applicants who apply before 19th January 2018 and are awarded a scholarship will be notified by 30 March 2018.
According to an agreement between the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries, up to 200 students/scholars from all over the world will be sponsored to study in China for doctoral degrees for up to 4 years.
Application Deadline: 31st March 2018
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): China
Eligible Fields of Study:
One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Sub-Saharan African countries eligible for Rhodes Scholarships who are applying to a full-time DPhil course at the University. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University, Linacre College and the Rhodes Trust.
Application Deadline: 8th or 19th January 2018,