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Top Scholarships for African Students that will close in February 2019. Apply Now

The following top scholarship programmes are currently open for African students with varying closing dates in February 2019. View other scholarships with February deadlines in your archives.

Please note that for university scholarships, participation requires that you already have or are in the process of gaining admission to your preferred university(ies) for 2019/2020 academic year.

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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

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme for Masters Students in Commonwealth Countries

Scholarships are for students committed to creating change in their communities and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Application Deadline: 6th February

Japan: University of Tsukuba Program in Economic Policy (PEP) Scholarships for Developing Countries

Applications are open to apply for Program in Economic and Public Policy (PEPP) studies in the University of Tsukuba through the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) of the World Bank.

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

Open Society Fellowship for International Scholars

The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges.

Application Deadline: 4th February

Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship in UK for Developing Countries

The Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships is offered to support citizens of developing Commonwealth countries for one year’s study at a UK university as part of a PhD being undertaken in a candidate’s home country.

Application Deadline: 4th 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 Februar y

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: 8th 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.

Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships for African Students at SOAS, University of London

Thanks to the generosity of the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable trust, three Ferguson scholarships have been established for African Students (African nationals and resident in Africa), who wish to undertake a taught masters course at SOAS. Each Ferguson Scholarship is valued at  £25,000 in total and lasts for one year. The scholarships can be used for fees and the remainder towards maintenance.

Application Deadline: 20th 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: 1st 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: 1st 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: 1st February

Yale Young Global Scholars for Secondary School Students

Yale Young Global Scholars empowers the next generation of leaders by building a global community and designing interdisciplinary programs that foster intellectual curiosity, deepen understanding and inspire creative action across all borders.

Application Deadline: 6th 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: 6th 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

University of Twente Kipaji Masters Scholarship for Students from Developing Countries

The Kipaji Scholarship Fund is founded especially for talented students from countries with upcoming economies, like in parts of South America, Africa and Asia.

Application Deadline: 1st 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

University of Sussex Fully-funded Research Scholarship for International Students

The University of Sussex welcomes applications from outstanding international applicants across the arts and humanities for 11 fully funded Chancellor’s International Research Scholarships.

Application Deadline: 2nd 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

View other scholarships with February deadlines in your archives.

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