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List of Scholarship and Opportunities for African Students that will Close in August 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 August 2018.

United Nations Young Professionals Programme (YPP) for Talented Individuals

Application Deadline: 9th August

The United Nations is now selecting young individuals from all over the world for the United Nations Young Professionals Programme (YPP).

Rhodes Trust Scholarships for African/International Students at University of Oxford

Application Deadlines: East Africa/Zimbabwe: 31st August. Southern Africa: 15th August.

Each year, the Rhodes scholarship is offered to 95 Rhodes Scholars selected from 20 Rhodes constituencies (64 countries) worldwide  to study for postgraduate degree at university of Oxford.

Mastercard Foundation University of Cape Town Scholarships for African Students – Undergraduate and Postgraduate 

Application Deadline: 31st August

The Mastercard Scholarship Programme will provide scholarships to academically talented young Africans to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies at UCT.

INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund Scholarship for African Students

Application Deadline: 13th August

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

AAHPM Scholarships in USA for Physicians from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 6th August

The Developing Countries Scholarship Fund was established to provide access to quality education for physicians who reside in developing countries to attend The Annual Assembly in Phoenix, AZ. This scholarship program will provide financial support (up to $5,000).

OWSD Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) Fellowships for Women in Science and Technology Lagging Countries

Application Deadline: 31st August

OWSD is offering a fellowship program to support Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries., who are interested in the STEM Fields.

RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (Fully-funded to Nairobi, Kenya)

Application Deadline: 31st August

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is sponsoring a competition for young African entrepreneurs (less than age 40) to showcase their business innovations in agribusiness at the RUFORUM Biennial Conference in October.

Africa Fact-Checking Awards for African Journalists

Application Deadline: 15th August

Applications are open for journalists interested in submitting fact-finding stories they have investigated and reported between 1 September 2017 and 31 August this year.

IWC Master’s Scholarships in Australia for International Students 

Application Deadline: 1st August

The International Water Centre (IWC) Australia offers Masters Scholarship for International Students who are enrolling in Water Management Programme at IWC.

Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards for Women Entrepreneurs 

Application Deadline: 31st August

Cartier supports women entrepreneurs who lead social enterprises in their early phases that have potential to grow significantly.

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) Australia for Masters & Doctoral Studies

Application Deadline: 31st August

The University of Adelaide, Australia is offering the Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) for Master’s and Doctoral degrees (postgraduate) for international students.

TEST for Ghana Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Application Deadline: First Year Students: 30th August

The Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust –TEST is offering undergraduate scholarships for Ghanaian students to study at KNUST – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

University of Sussex Nigeria Scholarships 

Application Deadline: 1st August

The department of business and management, University of Sussex UK is offering scholarship for Nigerian students to study for masters at the university.

University of Canterbury International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Application Deadline: 15th August

The University of Canterbury (UC) New Zealand, recently announced it’s new undergraduate scholarships for international students in an effort to boost its international students intake for the academic session.

Flinders University Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) for International Students

Application Deadline: 13th August

The Flinders Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a research higher degree at Flinders University. The Scholarship covers international tuition fees and a stipend.

Barclays Africa Rising Eagles Internship Programme for African Graduates

Application Deadline: 24th August

Rising Eagles offers a blended approach to training and development that combines classroom training, group activities, assignments and e-learning. Whichever one of our business areas you join, you’ll be guided, moulded and trained for 12 months– building up the skills and experience you’ll need to become a leader for our future.

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship for Journalists from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 31st August

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship invites Print, broadcast and online journalists from developing countries for an annual program that brings journalists to American newsrooms.

Erasmus University MBA Diversity Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 21st August
Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University is offering scholarships for international students to study for full-time MBA Programme

Click here to see all scholarships and funding with deadlines in August 2018

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