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List of Top Scholarships With Deadlines in April 2021 – Apply Now

Below are top scholarships ending in April that are now open for African students. All the scholarships are closing at different dates in April 2021.

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries to Study in UK

Application Deadline: 9th April 

The CSC is offering the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for Masters Students from Commonwealth Countries to study in UK Universities.

World Bank Robert S. McNamara (RSM) Fellowship for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 30th April 

The World Bank funds the Robert S. McNamara (RSM) International Fellowship for Doctoral students to study at a World Bank country, in development related fields.

AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Program for Young African Leaders (fully-funded Internship Program in Germany)

Application Deadline: 2nd April

The AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme aims at highly qualified, self-driven young professionals and junior executives from Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of hands-on work experience, strong leadership qualities and a very high level of commitment and dedication.

Japan Foundation United Nations University (JFUNU) Scholarships for PhD Students from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 9th April 

Japan Foundation United Nations University JFUNU Scholarship for PhD students from developing countries in the field of Science in Sustainability, Development, and Peace at United Nations University ISP, Japan.

Desmond Tutu/Church of Scotland Fully-funded Masters Scholarships for African Students

Application Deadline: 5th April 

The scholarship will be awarded to a student from Africa who is accepted on a full-time basis for a one year postgraduate Masters programme of study within the School of Divinity and who has the official endorsement from the General Secretary or Principal Clerk of their Church.

Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships for African Students – SOAS, University of London

Application Deadline: 30th April

Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable trust offers the Ferguson Scholarships for African national at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at University of London UK.

Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program for African Students

Application Deadline: 15th April (opening soon)

The Google Africa PhD Fellowship program for African students opens soon.

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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships for Study & Research in Germany for MENA Countries

Application Deadline: 26th April

KAS supports you on the way to graduation! In addition to financial support, our scholarship holders benefit in particular from our international network, the seminar programme and personal support.

Government of Slovak Republic Bilateral Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 1st April 

The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic offers bilateral scholarship to foreign nationals for the academic year 2020/2021, based on bilateral agreements (between the governments/ministries).

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ITC Foundation Scholarships in Spatial Engineering for Students from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 12th April

Applicants must be residing in and being a national of a country listed on the OECD approved List of Recipients of Official Development Assistance.

Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Countries

Application Deadline: 16th April 

Coimbra Group Universities have been providing, since 2008, young researchers from universities in Sub-Saharan Africa & NORTH AFRICA with the opportunity to spend a short period (1 to 3 months) at a Coimbra Group University to carry out part of their research there.

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LSE & UCT Double Degree Masters Scholarships 2020/2021 for African Students (Fully-funded)

Application Deadline: 29th April

Few LSE Master’s Awards (LMA’s) are earmarked for African offer holders on the MSc double degree in Global Media and Communications (LSE and University of Cape Town).

Texas Tech University Presidential Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

Application Deadline: 15th April

The Texas Tech University Presidential Scholarships are awarded to entering first-time freshman who show exceptional academic ability through superior test scores and class ranking.

Urban Studies Foundation (USF) International Fellowship for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 30th April 

Applications are invited to the USF International Fellowship scheme for urban scholars from the Global South. 

Full-fee Development Africa Scholarships at Loughborough University UK

Application Deadline: 30th April

Every year Loughborough University UK offers Full Tuition fee Graduate School Development Trust scholarship for African students.

Cattolica Africa Scholarship Program – Italy

Application Deadline: 15th April

The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) offers masters scholarships for African students to study for selected programs. This program consists of five 2-year MSc programs (Laurea Magistrale), all taught in English.

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Abel Visiting Scholar Program for Mathematics PhD Scholars in Developing Countries 

Application Deadline: 30th April

The Niels Henrik Abel Board and the International Mathematical Union invite applications from mathematicians professionally based in developing countries to visit an international research collaborator for a period of one month. 

Monash University Australia Full International Merit Scholarship 

Application Deadline: April

Monash University, Australia offers up to 31 full scholarships to international students undertaking Undergraduate or Postgraduate (coursework) degree at the University.

University of Sheffield Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for Developing Regions

Application Deadline: 19th April

The University of Sheffield is offering Merit Scholarships to students from Africa and other Developing countries for Undergraduate studies at the University.

Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program (HSAFP)

Application Deadline: 30th April

The HSAFP was conceived largely to provide educational enrichment for men and women in mid-career, that is, individuals in various occupations who have shown considerable skill in their chosen fields and leadership and are expected to benefit from advanced training.

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Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Imomoh Scholarship for African Students 

Application Deadline: 15th April

The Imomoh Scholarship was endowed to the SPE Foundation by Egbert Imomoh to support excellence in education for students from the Africa Region. The recipients will be awarded a single payment of USD 2,000.

Penn-UNESCO Fellowships for Developing Country Scholars

Application Deadline: 1st April

The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education offers up to two full tuition International Fellowships under the PennGSE–UNESCO program.

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