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20+ Fully-funded Scholarships for African Students that will close in October 2019. Apply Now

The following top scholarship programs are currently open for African students with closing dates in October 2019. View other scholarships with October deadlines for more options.

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Québec Government Merit Scholarship Program for International Students

Application Deadline: 1st October

In a more generic way, the attribution of scholarships for foreign students aims at creating cultural links and allowing the setting up of possible common scientific research projects.

NUFFIC Short Courses Scholarships for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 8th October

Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC), funded within the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are available for short courses at The Hague Academy. 

TORCH Global South Visiting Professorship at University of Oxford, UK

Application Deadline: 14th October

The TORCH ‘Global South’ Visiting Professorships is a flagship scheme to support Visiting Professors from the Global South for a minimum of one term in the academic year in Oxford.

Chilean Government Nelson Mandela Scholarships for Southern African Students

Application Deadline: 31st October

The scholarships are offered for Masters degree to professionals who are citizens of South Africa, Mozambique and Angola.

Canon Foundation/Kyoto University Japan-Africa Exchange Program for African Researchers

Application Deadline: 31st October

The Japan-Africa Exchange Program offers grants to scholars from Kyoto University who want to do research in Africa related to African Studies, and for scholars from Kyoto University’s partner institutes in Africa who want to do research in Kyoto.

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program (Funded to work at AfDB, UNECA or the ITC)

Application Deadline: 14th October

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation offers Leadership fellowship program for Outstanding Africans to be hosted at African Development Bank (AfDB), The International Trade Centre (ITC) and The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS)

Application Deadline: 15th October

The U-M African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS) brings early career faculty members from Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda and other African countries to the University of Michigan for residencies lasting up to six months.

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Elisabeth & Amelie Grants for Students from Developing Countries Studying in Belgium

Application Deadline: 22nd October

The Elisabeth & Amelie Fund by the King Baudouin Foundation aims to instigate a new form of support for sustainable water management in developing countries by financing on-the-spot internships for students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium.

F A Hayek Scholarship in Economics/Political Science for International Students

Application Deadline: 15th October

F A Hayek Scholarship at University of Canterbury for Honours or Masters in Economics or Political Science for the academic year..

University of Cambridge Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 15th October

The University of Cambridge has opened application window for all scholarships that require you to apply to the University of Cambridge via the normal online application form, and most scholarships that require you to apply by the relevant deadline.

University of Nottingham (Malaysia Campus) Developing Solutions Scholarship for Students from Third-World Countries

Application Deadline: 18th October

Ten awards of 100% tuition fee scholarships are available for students from the developing and third world countries registering for taught Masters programmes at Malaysia Campus in areas related to science, technology and education, including the following courses.

University of Melbourne Human Rights Scholarship for International Students

Application Deadline: 31st October

The Human Rights Scholarship was established by the University of Melbourne and awarded to students who are undertaking research in the field of human rights.

Camargo Core Fellowship Program in Arts and Humanities

Application Deadline: 1st October

The Camargo Foundation welcomes applications from all countries and nationalities for the Arts and Humanities Residency and Fellowship Program.

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Slovak Government National Scholarship Program for International Students, Teachers, Researchers and Artists

Application Deadline: 31st October

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic supports mobility of international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists for scholarship stays at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia.

The Cecil Renaud Trust Scholarship for South Africans to Study in UK

Application Deadline: 31st October

The Overseas Scholarship, granted annually, is awarded for a maximum of two years for post-graduate study (Masters degree (or equivalent) or PhD) in the United Kingdom at a university of the student’s choice.

Georg Forster Research Award for Developing and Transition Countries

Application Deadline: 31st October

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany through the Humboldt Foundation is offering six Georg Forster Research Awards for students from developing countries. Women researchers are encouraged to apply.

Bavarian Government/DAAD Scholarships for International Students at Hochschule Hof

Application Deadline: 20th October

Hochschule Hof gives semester or yearly scholarships to qualified foreign students in need.

DAAD MIPLC Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 15th October

The Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) is offering scholarships to students from developing countries as a part of the DAAD’s program for “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses”.

University of Cape Town (UCT) Bertha Centre Scholarships for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Application Deadline: 31st October

University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business offers Bertha Centre scholarship for African students to study courses that advance social justice,innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa.

Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Scholarships in Theology, Diaconal and Development for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 1st October

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is calling for scholarship applications for studies and training related to theological, diaconal and development work.

Kent State University Global Diversity Scholarship for International Students

Application Deadline: 1st October

Global Diversity Scholarship is dedicated to diversify the student body and make sure specific regions are represented at Kent State campus.

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

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.

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