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.
In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO Programme and Budget for the Fellowships Programme Section, the UNESCO Category II International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation) is offering twenty (20) fellowships of four weeks (4) duration each in 2017.
Application Deadline: 17th April 2017
The OPEC Fund for International Development – OFID Scholarship Award 2017/2018 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, to win up to $50,0000.
Application Deadline: 1st May, 2017
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.
Application Deadline: 15th March 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible countries: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Djibouti, Egypt,
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, management information systems,
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.
Application Deadline: 3rd May 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: International students from developing countries
To be taken at (country): University of Westminster UK
Eligible Field of Study: Any full-time Master’s Degree Programme offered at the University
About Scholarship: Our most prestigious scholarship is aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country to study a full-time Masters at the University.
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,