The following competitions and scholarships for students from Africa and Developing Countries will close application in May 2017. Some of these scholarships are offered for international students generally. Please note that participation for most of these scholarships require that you already have or in the process to gain admission to corresponding or participating university(ies) for 2017/2018 academic year.
List of Scholarships
Thousands of scholarships out there for international students. But all scholarships are not created equal. Some scholarship programs offer much more than financial aid. It brings along prestige for the student. We have selected the top 10 most prestigious scholarships for international students.
These scholarships are offered annually, need based and often competitive.
Updated: Guide to Undergraduate scholarships in Nigeria for Nigerian university students in 2017.
If you want to win a scholarship in Nigeria for undergraduate studies in 2017, take advantage of these scholarship opportunities offered in 2016. These awards are offered every year and are opportunities for you to explore this year.
The following are scholarships offered by organisations, governments and institutions for students from Africa and developing Countries with application deadlines in April 2017. Some of these scholarships are offered for international students generally.
Please note that participation for most of these scholarships require that you already have or are in the process of gaining admission to participating university(ies) for the 2017/2018 academic year.
The following top scholarship programmes are currently open for African students with varying closing dates in March 2017. View other scholarships with March deadlines in your archives.
Please note that for university scholarships, participation requires that you already have or in the process to gain admission to corresponding or participating university(ies) for 2017/2018 academic year.
One of the best ways to study for free as a foreign student in another country is to apply for international scholarships offered by the government of that country. It will interest you to know that every year, the Government of several countries around the world welcome foreign African and international students to study in their country on full scholarships.
Updated: Looking for scholarships for African students and developing countries, offered annually by universities, organization and foundations around the world?
Below is a comprehensive list of Scholarships for African students to study abroad offered yearly. These scholarships were offered last and previous years at the time of publishing this list. If the deadline has passed,