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30+ Scholarships for African Students that will Close in February 2020. Apply Now.

The following top scholarship programmes are currently open for African students with varying closing dates in February 2020. See other scholarships with February deadlines on your favourite scholarship website, AfterSchoolAfrica. GOODLUCK!

Beijing Government Scholarships for Undergraduate, Masters & Doctoral International Students

Beijing Government is offering scholarships for international and developing countries students to study for Undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral degrees annually.

Application Deadline: 1st February

Japanese Government MEXT Scholarships for Teacher Training Students

The Japanese Government will provide scholarship for Teachers Training Students in the Academic year beginning in October 2020.

Application Deadline: 14th February, 2020

Chinese Government Scholarship—Chinese University Program for International Students

The Chinese Government through USTC is offering graduate scholarship program for international students to study at University of Science and Technology of China. Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate program.

Application Deadline: 29th February

Government of Azerbaijan Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for International Students

The Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan is offering scholarships for Bachelor’s, Master’s and  Doctoral programmes to the citizens of OIC and NAM countries.

Application Deadline: 15th February.

Study in Canada: University of Laval Masters Scholarships for African and European Students

The University of Laval Canada is offering Scholarships for international students from African and European Countries to study for Masters degree.

Application Deadline: 1st February

United Nations University Masters and PhD Scholarships in Sustainability Science for Developing Countries

The UNU’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) offers an MSc degree program and a PhD degree program to produce scholars who will become key researchers in the field of sustainability science.

Application Deadline: 28th February.

Volkswagen Foundation Norbert Elias Fellowships for African Researchers – Germany

In order to increase the diversity of perspectives in the ZiF research groups and to make African researchers more visible, the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) is now offering two scholarships per year for researchers from Africa: the Norbert Elias Fellowships

Application Deadline: 28th February.

Green Chemistry Postgraduate Summer School 2020 Bursaries for Students from Developing Countries – Italy

The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice invites applications for the Green Chemistry Postgraduate Summer School 2020. Scholarships to attend the school will be given to postgraduate students coming from developing countries

Application Deadline: 28th February

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) PhD Scholarships for African Women

The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, BIGSAS, invites outstanding female scholars from the African continent to join an international community of scholars working in the field of African Studies.

Application Deadline: 9th February

University of Konstanz ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Early-career Researchers from Developing Countries (Fully-funded)

The Zukunftskolleg has just launched a new call for “ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Application Deadline: 28th February

FirstRand International Postgraduate Scholarships for South African Students to study abroad

Applications are now open for the FirstRand International Postgraduate Scholarships 2020 for South African Students to study abroad

Application Deadline: 20th February

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Scholarships 2020/2021 for Students in Muslim Communities (Undergraduate, Masters, PhD)

The Programme covers all relevant expenses during students’ study period, including tuition fees, health and living costs as determined by the IsDB.

Application Deadline: 28th February

Yale Fox International Fellowships for Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Students

Yale University jointly pursues these aims with 19 of the world’s leading universities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.

Application Deadline: 1st February

York University Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships

York University is offering full-tuition scholarships to outstanding international students wishing to undertake Bachelor studies at the University.

Application Deadline: 1st February

SDA Bocconi School of Management MBA Scholarships for African Students – Italy

SDA Bocconi School of Management is making available one merit-based tuition waiver of 70% of the tuition fee and one merit-based tuition waiver of 50% of the tuition fee to MBA candidates from Africa with an outstanding profile.

Application Deadline: 15th February

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme for International Researchers (Fully-funded to Canada)

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), a Canadian-based global organization, brings together more than 400 researchers from 16 countries who are pursuing answers to some of the most difficult challenges facing the world.

Application Deadline: 5th February

HEINEKEN International Graduate Programme for Graduates Worldwide

Are you prepared to work in three different countries in the HEINEKEN world over three years? Do you have a passion to join the world’s most international brewer? Then the International Graduate Programme of HEINEKEN might be the opportunity for you!

Application Deadline: 10th February (Coming soon)

220 Fully-funded ARES Masters and Training Scholarships in Belgium for Developing Countries

ARES masters and Specialization courses offer students the opportunity to follow a master of one year or a refresher course between 4 and 6 months in an institution of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels, Belgium.

Application Deadline: 7th February

50 Fully-funded University of Oslo Norway Scholarships for Bachelors and Masters Students

University of Oslo is offering the International Summer School (ISS) Norway Scholarships to outstanding international students for Bachelors and Masters Degrees. The International Summer School – ISS offers Norway scholarships to applicants from certain countries. Citizens from countries in Africa, Asia, Oceania, Central America or South America may apply for full or partial scholarships for Master’s courses.

Application Deadline: 1st February

William Ross Murray Scholarship (LL.M) for Students in Developing Countries – University of London

The William Ross Murray Scholarship is a joint initiative with International Students House (ISH). SOAS will cover the cost of tuition fees at the Overseas rate and ISH will provide free accommodation. The scholarship also provides a small contribution in food vouchers. There is one William Ross Murray Scholarship available.

Application Deadline: 20th February

Italy: Cattolica Africa Scholarship Program for African Masters Students

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study for undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan, Piacenza and Cremona campuses.

Application Deadline: 1st February.

30 University of Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship for International Students

The University of Edinburgh offers Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship for international students to study for PhD. These awards areopen to overseas students undertaking a research degree and may be held in any field of study. Applicants must be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students and must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study.

Application Deadline: 17th February.

Leiden University Excellence Masters Scholarship  Programme (LExS) – Netherland

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS) is offered to excellent Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme and for excellent students from all nationalities enrolling in a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy.

Application Deadline: 1st February.

University of Leeds Tetley and Lupton Masters Taught and Research Scholarships for International students

Up to 5 Tetley and Lupton Scholarships are available for international students wishing to undertake a one-year full-time taught Masters, Masters of Research and Masters by Research degrees in any Faculty at the University of Leeds. The award will cover fees at the University of Leeds International rate – capped at £20,000.

Application Deadline: 3rd February.

African Graduate Fellowships at American University Cairo for Masters Students

The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (nine credits or more) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

Application Deadline: 15th February

Apply: Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program for African Secondary School Students 

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is a high-intensity academic and leadership program designed for African secondary school students who have the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin their university studies.

Application Deadline: 12th February

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals for Developing Countries

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester. The scholarships cover both living costs and tuition fees.

Application Deadline: 14th February

Study in Belgium: VLIR-UOS Masters & Training Scholarships in Belgium for African/Developing Countries

VLIR-UOS offers full Masters & training Scholarships in Belgium for students from Developing countries – half of this scholarship will be offered to African students and preference will be given for Women. The eligible training or Masters programmes are taught in English.

Application Deadline: Jan-March

University of Dundee Global Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students

The University of Dundee is offering Masters Scholarships to international students wishing to undertake degree programs at the University.

Application Deadline: 1st February

New York University (NYU) Africa House Fellowship Programs

New York University (NYU) Africa House has been fortunate to receive external donor funding to offer four (4) research grants for current undergraduate and graduate students seeking funding support for short-term fellowship opportunities.

Application Deadline: 28th February

IJP Journalism Exchange Program for Young Journalists in Africa and Germany 

The International Journalists‘ Programmes (IJP) are offering fellowships to up to six young Southern African PLUS Kenya journalists and up to five young German journalists.

Application Deadline: 15th February

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2 Comments
  1. Charlotte Rogers says

    Hi! Why are most scholarships science oriented? My dream is to study translation and conference interpretation in France, but can’t lay my hands on any scholarship! Could u please consider other areas of disciplines? Thanks

  2. Thinkwise says

    Am from Nigeria, I will like to apply for this scholarship

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