List of International Scholarships for Nigerian Women

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Below is a list of international scholarships programs for Nigerian women, for Postgraduate and Undergraduate studies. These are niche scholarship programs that are specifically for women of which Women of Nigerian origin are eligible to apply. The scholarships listed here are for international, African and developing countries students. You can also apply for other international scholarships that are not gender specific. Gender specific scholarships are less competitive compared to general scholarships, so yo can take advantage of these scholarship and fellowship programs for women.

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for Women in Africa, Europe and the Middle East

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Google- the internet giant- offers The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for women in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. The scholarship is for female Undergraduate and postgraduate students. Through the scholarship, Google aim to encourage women from the international community to excel in computing and technology. Multiple scholarships are awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for IT, computer science, computer engineering.
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Forté Foundation MBA Fellows for Women

Forté Foundation offers fellowships to women who are pursuing a full-time, part-time or executive MBA education at participating business schools. Forté Foundation Fellowships are intended to increase the number of women applying to and enrolling in MBA programs. Students of all nationalities are eligible for consideration.
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Fondation Rainbow Bridge MBA Scholarship for Women

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge will enable young women scholars to enrich their academic background by obtaining an HEC MBA in France. Recipients of this scholarship are top-caliber female candidates who have been admitted to the HEC MBA program and who can demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one or more of the following areas:
Community work,
Charity engagement,
Sustainable development practices. Women applying for the Scholarship Award must come from an African country affected by a natural disaster, drought or famine.
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Executive MBA Programme Scholarship for Women-England

The Executive MBA programme office offers scholarship support for the female participant who has best demonstrated leadership potential and commitment to support the ongoing success of the Executive MBA programme. The scholarship is awarded to an appropriate female candidate on the basis of future professional and leadership potential as demonstrated by the quality of the essay submitted in support of the scholarship application, and a proven track record of success, (i.e. educational and professional background) demonstrated at the EMBA application and interview stages.
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Fellowships For Women Scientists in Developing countries and Africa

The Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) with funds generously provided by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), has instituted a fellowship programme for female students from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs), who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a Ph.D., at centres of excellence in the South (developing countries), outside their own country.
The general purpose of the scheme is to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries.
Each fellowship will be offered for three years and will cover travel expenses, a modest monthly living allowance.
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ESMT MBA Scholarships Germany- European School of Management and Technology

ESMT- European School of Management and Technology- offers a number of merit-based scholarships for applicants to the the Full-time MBA program and the Executive MBA program.
Scholarships are allocated on the basis of intellectual excellence, evidence of personal and professional achievement and evidence of strong leadership potential as well as superior interpersonal skills.
Global Women’s Scholarship
ESMT Africa Scholarship
ESMT Academic Excellence Scholarship
ESMT Academic Excellence Scholarship for Women
QS ESMT Diversity Scholarships
Kofi Annan Business School Foundation
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Global Fund for Women Grants

The Global Fund for Women supports women’s groups that advance the human rights of women and girls. The Organization strengthen women’s right groups based outside the United States by providing small, flexible, and timely grants ranging from $500 to $30,000 for operating and program expenses.
Applications are accepted throughout the year and grants awarded every three months.
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Funds for Women Graduates Scholarship Grants for PhD/ Doctoral Study & Research

Funds for Women Graduates-FfWG offers Foundation Grants to help women graduates with their living expenses (not fees) while registered for study or research at an approved institution of higher education in Great Britain. The criteria are the proven needs of the applicant and their academic calibre. All Funds for Women Graduates grants are offered on a needs basis.
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AAUW Scholarships and Grants for Women -Postgraduate Fellowship in USA

American Association of University Women (AAUW)Educational Foundation Fellowships and Grants is available for women who are not US citizens or Permanent resident in the United States. Priority is given to students from developing countries including African Students. AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the World. AAUW provided more than $3million in funding for more than 200 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2009-10 academic year.
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IFUW International Scholarship for Women-Fellowships and Grants

The International Federation of University Women offers a limited number of international fellowships and grants to women graduates for postgraduate research, study and training.
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Nestle MBA Scholarships for Women in Developing Countries

The Nestlé Scholarship for Women was first awarded in 1997 and was initiated by a group of IMD- Switzerland- MBA (Masters in Business Administration) participants who desired to encourage women to take the MBA courses. Preference are given to women from developing countries. Accepted female candidates must demonstrate financial need.
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Deutsche Bank Scholarships for Women at London Business School

The Deutsche Bank scholarships will be awarded to MBA and Masters in Finance students in the AMOUNT of £20,000 each.
These extremely generous awards are designed to enable talented women with an interest in the finance sector to study at London Business School. Scholarships are awarded every year- Annually.
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