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List of Scholarships for African Students that will close in July 2020

From students to young entrepreneurs, various scholarships and awards exist for African scholars 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 2020.

MasterCard/KNUST Scholarships for African Undergraduate Students

Application Deadline: 3rd July

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Ghana is offering MasterCard Foundation Scholarships for Ghanaian and African students.

Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (RTPS) at University of Adelaide Australia

Application Deadline: 10th July

The University of Adelaide offers a number of Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships to outstanding international graduates from any country

Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship Program for International Students – China

Application Deadline: 30th July 


The Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship sponsors students who are studying at or applying to study at higher education institutions (HEIs) in Zhejiang Province.


Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Fellowship Programme for Member Countries

Application Deadline: 31st July

Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has opened applications for its Fellowship program for typically PhD students, researchers and professors

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Africa Internship Program for Undergraduate/Graduate African Students

Application Deadline: 31st July

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate Africans numerous internships in its Regional Offices.

Onsi Sawiris Masters Scholarship Program for Egyptians to Study in USA

Application Deadline: 31st July

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is a private merit-based scholarship program established in 2000 by Orascom Construction as part of the company’s commitment to promoting excellence and achievement.

University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship for African Students – UK

Application Deadline: 15th July

The Lincoln Africa Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Africa.

University of Pretoria LLM in International Trade & Investment Law in Africa (TILA) Scholarships for African Students

Application Deadline: 31st July 


The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria is pleased to announce scholarships available for the International Trade & Investment Law in Africa (TILA) Masters degree.


Leicester Castle Business School Fully-funded Postgraduate Scholarship for International Students

Application Deadline: 31st July


Application Deadline: 31st July

Brunel University London is pleased to offer a prestigious package of scholarships for International students. The scholarship scheme is for fully self-funded students only and is based on academic merit and professional experience.

Canadian University Dubai Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 1st July

Canadian University Dubai Scholarships are awarded to international Undergraduate students based on the student’s academic performance.

Rhodes University Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Africa

Application Deadline: 31st July

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.

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

Application Deadline: 31st July

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

Application Deadline: 15th July

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

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