Scholarships – After School Africa http://www.afterschoolafrica.com Connecting the Next Generation of African Leaders with Opportunities around the World Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:19:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 29122543 NED Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship for Developing Countries 2018 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/13360/ned-reagan-fascell-democracy-fellowship/ Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:37:44 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=13360 The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program offers five-month fellowships to practitioners to focus on strategies and best practices for developing democracy in their country of interest. Projects may address the economic, political, social, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development and include a range of methodologies and approaches.

Application Deadline: 15th October,

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Hamburg University of Applied Sciences Undergraduate and Masters Scholarships 2018 – Germany http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/13860/hamburg-university-of-applied-sciences-undergraduate-and-masters-scholarships/ Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:17:19 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=13860 Application Deadline: 

  • Undergraduate: 30th September 2017 (for the winter semester)  and 30th March 2018 (for the summer semester)
  • Masters: 30th October 2017 (for the winter semester)  and 30th April 2018 (for the summer semester)

Offered annually? 

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Is Your Thesis Focused on Africa? Apply for African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) Africa Thesis Award 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22265/african-studies-centre-leiden-ascl-africa-thesis-award/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22265/african-studies-centre-leiden-ascl-africa-thesis-award/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:22:31 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22265 Are you interested in Africa and is your Masters thesis on a related subject? If so, the African Studies Centre Leiden is offering you the chance to win € 500,-. Moreover your thesis will be published in the ASCL’s African Studies Collection.  

Application Deadline: 9th July 2017 at 24:00

Eligible Countries: African countries and any African in Netherlands

About the Award: The award aims to encourage student research and writing on Africa and to promote the study of African cultures and societies.

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Goethe Institute Masters Scholarships for Excellent Young Researchers 2018 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22286/goethe-institute-masters-scholarships-excellent-young-researchers/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22286/goethe-institute-masters-scholarships-excellent-young-researchers/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:04:56 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22286 Goethe Institute is offering the Goethe Goes Global (GGG) Master’s scholarships to outstanding candidates interested in joining the MA or MSc programmes, which are deeply embedded in the School’s strongest research units (Centers of Excellence, collaborative research centers, and LOEWE CENTERS).

Application Deadline: Varies. The application deadline for the GGG-scholarship corresponds with the application deadline for the study programme of your choice.

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Study in UAE: Canadian University Dubai Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students 2018/2019 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/20780/canadian-university-dubai-undergraduate-scholarships/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/20780/canadian-university-dubai-undergraduate-scholarships/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:16:11 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=20780 Canadian University Dubai Scholarships are awarded to international Undergraduate students based on the student’s academic performance.

Application Deadlines:

  • 15th June 2017
  • 20th December 2017

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Dubai, UAE

Eligibility: 

  • Scholarships are open to all students of any citizenship who have met all the admission requirements.
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Lazord Fellowship for Young Leaders from Middle East and Africa 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22266/lazord-fellowship-young-leaders/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22266/lazord-fellowship-young-leaders/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:09:15 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22266 If you are a visionary leader, who aims to generate new ideas for social change in areas like education, women’s rights, social entrepreneurship, youth, corporate social responsibility, and human rights, we encourage you to apply!

Application Deadline: 15th July 2017

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Egypt,

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Deadline Extended: Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship for Young African Scientists 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/20765/academy-robert-bosch-fellowship/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/20765/academy-robert-bosch-fellowship/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:44:44 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=20765 Chatham House and the Robert Bosch Stiftung are inviting applications for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs.

Application Deadline: 7th July 2017 (Extended from 31st May)

Eligible Countries:  Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique or Tanzania

About the Award: The fellowship is open to a young African scientist (citizens of Angola,

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Apply: United Nations Young Professionals Program (YPP) 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22236/united-nations-young-professionals-program/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22236/united-nations-young-professionals-program/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:32:55 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22236 The United Nations is now selecting young individuals from all over the world for the Young Professionals Programme (YPP).

Application Deadline: 22nd August 2017

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Each year, countries that are un- or under-represented in the United Nations,

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Shabab30 Social Innovation Challenge for Entrepreneurs from MENA Region 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22272/shabab30-social-innovation-challenge-entrepreneurs/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22272/shabab30-social-innovation-challenge-entrepreneurs/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:22:24 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22272  #Shabab2030 participants receive not only seed funding, but an opportunity to get formally introduced and access to a broad network of successful in an emerging community with other creative and innovative entrepreneurs.

Application Deadline: 31st August 2017

Eligible Countries: MENA Region

About the Award: Shabab2030 is a global movement giving Arab youth a powerful platform to succeed as leaders and entrepreneurs.

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American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (AU EGLS) for International Undergraduate Students 2018/2019 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/5542/au-emerging-global-leader-scholarship-for-international-students-au-egls/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/5542/au-emerging-global-leader-scholarship-for-international-students-au-egls/#comments Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:54:07 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=5542 American University offers the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (AU EGLS) annually to one exceptional International Undergraduate Student.

Application Deadline: 15th December, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered by the university

Eligible Countries: International students

To be taken at (Institution): American University USA

About Scholarship: The AU EGL scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition,

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University College London (UCL) Access Opportunity Scholarship for International Students 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22263/university-college-london-access-opportunity-scholarship/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22263/university-college-london-access-opportunity-scholarship/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:21:52 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22263 UCL is pleased to announce the establishment of a new scholarship scheme for 2017-2018 academic year: the Access Opportunity Scholarship. The intention of the scholarship is to support those, who because of their immigration status are not able to secure student loans for their higher education.

Application Deadline: Friday,

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Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants for PhD Students 2018 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22257/horowitz-foundation-social-policy-grants/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22257/horowitz-foundation-social-policy-grants/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:05:31 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22257 The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants sprovide small grants to aspiring PhD students at the dissertation level to support the research they are undertaking for their project.

Application Deadline: 1st December 2017

Offered Annually?

Eligible Countries: All

About the Award: The aim of this grant is ​

  • to support emerging scholars through small grants
  • to promote scholarship with a social policy application
  • to encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences

Type: Grants

Eligibility:

  • Current PhD candidates who are working on their dissertation.
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Call for Proposals: Council of Europe World Forum for Democracy 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22253/council-europe-world-forum-democracy/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22253/council-europe-world-forum-democracy/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:41:11 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22253 Is Populism a problem?

The sixth edition of the Council of Europe’s World Forum for Democracy will engage with decision-makers, young people and opinion-formers to review novel initiatives and approaches which can enhance democratic practices and help parties and media, but also other political actors, to re-connect to citizens,

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CARTA Post-Doctoral Fellowships for African PhD Graduates 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22245/carta-post-doctoral-fellowships/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22245/carta-post-doctoral-fellowships/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:11:39 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22245 Building on its goal to secure the future and foster the career growth of its high-achieving graduates, the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) will offer up to 5 one-year postdoctoral fellowships in 2017 for its fellows who have completed their PhD studies

Application Deadline: 15th July,

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Wadsworth African Fellowships for PhD in Anthropology 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22242/wadsworth-african-fellowships/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22242/wadsworth-african-fellowships/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:00:25 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22242 The Wadsworth African Fellowships are intended to provide support for African students undertaking study leading to a Ph.D. at a South African university that can provide them with international-level training in anthropology (including biological anthropology and archaeology). Currently applications to the University of Witwatersrand or The University of Cape Town are given priority.

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Mellon Mays Predoctoral Research Grants 2017 for Doctoral Students http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22238/mellon-mays-predoctoral-research-grants-2017-doctoral-students/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22238/mellon-mays-predoctoral-research-grants-2017-doctoral-students/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:28:50 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22238 The Mellon Mays Predoctoral Research Grants (Graduate Initiative Program) offers three modest predoctoral grants designed to meet specific needs during the doctoral degree process including support for travel, equipment and technology costs, and professional association membership fees.

Application Deadline: 1st November 2017

Offered Annually? 

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Apply: MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22216/mastercard-foundation-fund-rural-prosperity/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22216/mastercard-foundation-fund-rural-prosperity/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:53:45 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22216  The 2017 Competition seeks to support innovative financial products, services or processes from organizations that will design, pilot and test new ideas, as well as those that aim to expand proven ideas into new geographies or a new customer segment in rural and agricultural areas.

Application Deadline: 10th August 2017

Eligible Countries: Benin,

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Shell SNEPCo Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2017/2018 (Fully-funded to Study in the UK) http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/14966/nnpc-shell-snepco-undergraduate-scholarship/ Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:51:16 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=14966 The Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCo) announces its National Merit University Scholarship for Postgraduate Nigerian Students for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Application Deadline: 30th June, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): UK

Fields of Study: The following courses qualify for award of scholarships at the three institutions:

  1. University of Birmingham: M.Sc Geotechnical Engineering
  2. Newcastle University: M.Sc Geotechnical Engineering
  3. University of Plymouth: M.Sc Hydography

About the Award: The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) announces its first Postgraduate Scholarship programme for Nigerians.

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Enter: UN-Habitat/Dubai Municipality Dubai International Award for Best Practices 2017 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22220/enter-un-habitatdubai-municipality-dubai-international-award-best-practices/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22220/enter-un-habitatdubai-municipality-dubai-international-award-best-practices/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:53:19 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22220 21 years of recognizing excellence in urban best practice , the Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat present the Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.

Application Deadline: 31st August 2017

Eligible Countries: All

Fields of Award: The award is open to all sectors: national and regional governments;

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Pitch AgriHack West Africa 2017 for Entrepreneurs in West Africa http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22249/pitch-agrihack-west-africa/ http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/22249/pitch-agrihack-west-africa/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:22:02 +0000 http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/?p=22249 The ACP-EU Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ( CTA ), in collaboration with the African Agribusiness Incubators Network ( AAIN ), Agribusiness TV , and innovation incubation areas such as Orange Fab Côte d’Ivoire , CTIC Dakar  (Senegal)  Suguba  (Mali),  Wennovation Hub (Nigeria), Etrilabs (Benin), EcoHub  (Togo), are receiving applications for “Pitch AgriHack West Africa 2017”.

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