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.
The Federal Scholarship Board by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria is now offering the 2017/2018 Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study Overseas.
Application Deadline: The 2017/2018 BEA interviews are between Monday 13th February – Thursday 16th February 2017 across the six geopolitical zones.
The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.
Application Deadline: 15th March 2017
Offered annually? Yes
- Republic of Korea
To be taken at (country): Denmark
Eligible Field of Study: All
Type: Masters and PhD
Eligibility: Scholarship will only be considered if the student fulfils the following requirements:
- Is a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)
- Does not have permanent residence in an EU or EEA country
- Is NOT studying in Denmark through an exchange programme or any other study agreement which is tuition fee waiving
- Has shown good academic results previously from former studies or passed exams
- Has passed an English language test,
The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme, by the Hungarian Government is offering international students the opportunity to undergo study of all types in Hungary for free. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students. The Programme is managed by Tempus Public Foundation.
Government of India through the ICCR – Indian Council for Cultural Relations – is offering up to 900 scholarships for African students to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and higher courses programme at Institutions/Universities in India.
Application Deadline: 15th January 2017 | Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Field sof Study: Scholarship is available for courses offered at Universities in India
About Scholarship: At the inaugural plenary of the India – Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi in April 2008,
Application is open for Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2016/2017 for students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
Application Deadline: 23rd December, 2016.| Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Lagos state indigenes in Nigeria
To be taken at (country): Nigerian tertiary institutions in and out of Lagos state
Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at Nigerian tertiary institutions
Thanks to a generous contribution from the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University is able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships for students of all fee based programs in academic year 2017/2018.
Application Deadline: 30th April 2017.
Are you ready for the chance of a lifetime? Apply for the Holland Scholarship! The Netherlands Government through the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences is offering the Holland Scholarship for International students to study for Undergraduate and Master’s programme
Application Deadline: 1st February 2017 or 1st May 2017.
Application Deadline: Application for this Scholarship closes 30th November 2016 | Application for Short Courses closes 18th December 2016.
Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: From 1st September, application opens for Australia Awards Scholarships 2017/2018. There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships,
Brief Description: The Government of The People’s Republic of China has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, to enable African students study in China in the 2016-2017 Academic Year.
Application Timeline: 26th August, 2016 to 9th September,