The following competitions and scholarships for students from Africa and developing Countries will close application in May 2016. 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(s) for 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic years.
Application Deadline: 3 May 2016 | Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: The University of Westminster is offering the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the University’s most prestigious award, aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country to study a full-time Masters degree.
Eligible Field of Study: Any full-time Master’s Degree Programme offered at the University
Our most prestigious scholarship is aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country to study a full-time Masters at the University.
Application Deadline: is May 1, 2016 | Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: The OPEC Fund for International Development – OFID Scholarship Award 2016/2017 is open for qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree,
Application Deadline: 15 April 2016 (paper application) | 30 April 2016 (online application). | Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarships offers the opportunity to people from targeted African countries to undertake development-related studies at tertiary education institutions in New Zealand
Eligible Fields of study: Preference will be given to candidates who apply to study in academic disciplines relating to one or more of the following:
- Agri-business management,
Scholarship Name: Irena Scholarship Programme
Brief description: 2015/2017 Government of United Arab Emirates sponsored scholarships for Master of Science at Abu Dhabi based MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology
Accepted Subject Areas: Chemical Engineering, Computing and Information Science, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Systems and Management,
The Google Online Marketing Challenge (GOMC) is an exciting opportunity for students to experience online marketing and creating online marketing campaigns using Google AdWords & Google+. As well, students and their professors can win great prizes. This is a great opportunity for students in classes such as advertising, e-commerce, integrated marketing communication,
Scholarship Name: Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master’s Scholarship
2015 Masters Scholarship in Global Health programmes for students from developing countries at University of Edinburgh, UK
Eligible Fields pd Study
The scholarship will be available for students pursuing one of the following Global Health Academy programmes:
- MSc Global Health and Public Policy
- MSc Global Health and Anthropology
- MSc Health Inequalities and Public Policy
- MSc Health Systems and Public Policy
- MSc One Health
- MSc Public Health Research
- MSc Sociology and Anthropology of Health and Illness
The University of Edinburgh will offer one full-time Master’s scholarship for eligible programmes offered by the University through the Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master’s Scholarship for 2014.
Brief description: 2015/2016 Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Master’s Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh for international students from Developing Countries
Subject Areas: Scholarships will be available for students pursuing one of the following distance learning programmes:
College of Humanities and Social Science
- LLM Innovation,
Scholarship Name: CASTME Scholarship at University of Westminster
CASTME Full Masters Scholarship for students from commonwealth developing countries at the University of Westminster UK 2013
Accepted Subject Areas?
Fields of study relating to Science, Technology or Mathematics
The CASTME Scholarship is an annual scholarship award for postgraduate students from commonwealth countries to study for Masters Degree at the University of Westminster UK.
Scholarship Name: The Albukhary Foundation Scholarship
Albukhary Foundation offers scholarships for international students from disadvantaged, underprivileged and marginalised background for admission into Albukhary International University (AiU), in Kedah, Malaysia 2012/2013
Accepted Subject Areas?
- Intensive English Programme (six months)
- Foundation Studies Programme (one year)
- Undergraduate Studies (three years) in: Business (Banking &