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List of Scholarships for African Students that will close in July 2018

From students to young and professional entrepreneurs, various scholarships and awards exist for African scholars and organisations every year. Typically, AfterschoolAfrica compiles a list of these awards and their (annual) deadlines to enable readers browse through available scholarships and encourage early application entries.

Below is a list of scholarships with application deadlines in the month of July 2018.

Japanese Government (MEXT) College of Technology Scholarships for International Students 

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers College of Technology Scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese colleges of technology under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.

University of Portsmouth Masters Scholarship for Ghanaian and Nigerian Students (2.2 and above) 

The Science Faculty of the University of Portsmouth offers a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for one of the School’s full-time taught Master’s postgraduate degrees.

Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in South Africa

Canon Collins Trust invites applications from students from Southern Africa (Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe) for scholarships for Masters and PhD study.

UNESCO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) for Young Graduates and Professionals 

The UNESCO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) aims to improve the geographical representation of the Secretariat, promote gender parity at international professional level, create an enhanced pool of young civil servants, enriching and diversifying UNESCO.

Crick African Network (CAN) African Career Accelerator Awards for Early-career Researchers

The Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator awards will provide Fellowship support for African Post-Doctoral researchers aiming to make the transition to becoming an independent researcher and launching their own research group.

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Programme (CADFP) for African-Born Researchers in US and Canada 

The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Programme (CADFP) is a scholar fellowship programme for educational projects at African higher education institutions for African researchers in diaspora.

R&D Systems Science Scholarship Scheme

The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.

Rhodes University Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Africa

The Rhodes University Fellowships are intended to foster existing research and scholarly or creative activities within Rhodes University departments and institutes. Each Fellowship is a package of R160 000 per annum with an additional allocation of a maximum of R10 000.

University of Stuttgart Fully-funded Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries 

If you are a student from a developing country interested in studying at the University of Stuttgart, you should take a look at two of its master’s programmes which are fully funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – one of the world’s largest funding organisations for the international exchange of students and researchers.

DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters in Public Policy and Good Governance Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) intends to contribute to the support of good governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.

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DRD/DAAD Masters & PhD Full Scholarships for Africa (Study in South Africa & Germany)

In order to adequately prepare the next generation of leaders through research-oriented training, the Research Training Institute is offering scholarships  to applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries with an excellent academic record.

INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund Scholarship for African Students

 INSEAD has launched the INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund scholarship to support its goal of admitting talented candidates from the African region.

INTO University of East Anglia Scholarships for International Students

INTO University of East Anglia offers a range of generous scholarships. All students who have applied for places on relevant courses are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

University of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa 

The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme to which 25 to 30 individuals from African countries with the following degrees and preferably experience in the field of human rights are admitted

Anglia Ruskin International Excellence Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students 

Up to 30 awards of £3000 will be awarded towards the first year of full time study (undergraduate and postgraduate taught). The awardees will be selected at the discretion of the International Admissions Team. Please also note that this scholarship can not be combined with any other scholarships or early payment discounts.

Yousef Jameel Doctoral Scholarship for Natural Scientists from Developing Countries at Humboldt-Universität 

With support of the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund, Humboldt-Universität will annually award five scholarships to doctoral candidates in the natural science fields.

Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) Research Grants for Scientific Agricultural Projects 

ISESCO Research Grants are awarded for high-level and promising scientific research projects in the fields of agricultural biotechnology, biological sciences, and medicinal plants, among others.

Open Society Fellowship for International Scholars

 The Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges.

Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa 

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation aims to stimulate and reward engineering entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa.

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