25+ Scholarships that will close December 2023 for African Students! Apply Now

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The following top scholarship programmes are currently open for African students with varying closing dates in December 2023.

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FAO Internship Programme For Africa (RAF) For Undergraduate/Graduate African Students

he Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate Africans numerous internships in its Regional Offices.

Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Fellowship Programme for Member Countries

The Fellowship Programme is designed to attract fellows, typically PhD students, researchers and professors, who have an advanced level of relevant technical knowledge and experience in any field of the Organization.

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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Internship for Undergraduate/Graduate Students – HQ Rome, Italy

The programme provides selected students, enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate or post-graduate degree programme or recent graduates for a practical work assignments in a field related to the work of FAO.

Application Deadline: 31st December

US Government TechGirls Programme for Young Women in STEM (Fully-funded)

TechGirls trains and mentors 186 teenage girls (ages 15-17) from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, and Yemen. The core of the program is a three-week experience in the United States. 

Application Deadline: 16th December

UNU-EHS Scholarships (Fully-funded) for Students from Developing Countries – Germany

The joint M.Sc. programme provides postgraduate students with detailed knowledge, critical understanding, strategies and the tools required to take an interdisciplinary approach towards environmental risks and human security.

Application Deadline: 15th December

Stanford University Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) Postdoctoral Fellowship

The fellowship is awarded to promising young scholars with a demonstrated ability to do innovative and rigorous work related to global hunger, poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation.

Application Deadline: 1st December

Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project for International Master’s & PhD Students (Apply to study in Russia)

Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project is your chance for early admission to a tuition-free Master’s & PhD  at one of the leading universities in Russia.

Application Deadline: 10th December

TU Delft Fully-funded Excellence Scholarships for International Masters Students

The Delft University of Technology offers a number of excellence scholarship programs for international students.

Application Deadline: 1st December

DAAD University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarships for Developing Countries

A limited number of AgEcon scholarships are available for outstanding candidates from developing countries.

Application Deadline: 15th December

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Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award at University of British Columbia – Canada

This award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas who have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, and who would be unable to attend university without financial assistance.

Application Deadline: 1st December

UK African Research Leader Scheme for Early-career African Leaders

This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA.

Application Deadline: 1st December

Gates Cambridge Scholarships (Fully-funded Masters & PhD) for International Students

Gates Cambridge Trust offers full fee postgraduate (Masters and PhD) Gates Cambridge Scholarships for outstanding International students to study any course at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Application Deadline: 2nd December

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarships

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Scholarships, funded by the European Union, are exclusively awarded to students coming from both EU and non-EU countries that have been selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes at Masters level.

Application Deadline: Varying

Yenching Academy Masters Fellowships (Fully-funded) for International Students 

The Yenching Academy is a fully-funded residential program offering a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Application Deadline: 3rd December

University of British Columbia International Leader of Tomorrow (ILOT) Undergraduate Scholarships

The University of British Columbia- UBC- Canada is offering need-based International Leader of Tomorrow (ILOT) Scholarships Award for Undergraduate Students.

Application Deadline: 1st December

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Schlumberger Cambridge Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries

The University of Cambridge, UK, in collaboration with Schlumberger Cambridge Research Limited offer scholarships intended for students from developing countries including but not limited to Students from Nigeria and other African Students who are pursuing courses of research leading to the degree of PhD.

Application Deadline: 2nd December

University of Cambridge Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships for International Students

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.

Application Deadline: 2nd December

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years.

Application Deadline: 1st December

American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship for International Students (AU EGLS)

American University offers  fully-funded AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (AU EGLS) annually to exceptional International Undergraduate Students every year.

Application Deadline: 15th December

Eric Bleumink Funds for Developing Countries at University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is offering research grants to students from developing countries wishing to undertake their masters programme in Holland.

Application Deadline: 1st December

Tomorrow’s Leaders Undergraduate Program for High School Graduates in Middle East and North Africa

The Tomorrow’s Leaders program is open students in the Middle East and North Africa, who are qualified but unable to afford a college education. Students enroll at the undergraduate & graduate level in different programs.

Application Deadline: 5th December

PEO International Peace Scholarships for Women to Study in USA and Canada

The PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund is a programme of Women helping women reach for the stars. The PEO International fund will provide scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.

Application Deadline: 15th December

Canadian University Dubai Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

Canadian University Dubai Scholarships are awarded to international Undergraduate students based on the student’s academic performance.

Application Deadline: 20th December

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