List of Scholarships for African Students that will Close May 2023. Apply Now

Every mid month, After School Africa publishes your favourite scholarships with coming deadlines. These dates are usually in the month after the next, to give you time to prepare.

So, the following below are scholarships for students from Africa that will close in May 2023. Some of these scholarships are also offered to international students generally.

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Jack Ma’s Africa Business Heroes Competition for African Entrepreneurs

Application Deadline: 12th May

Every year, ten finalists will be selected to compete in the ABH finale pitch competition and participate in a TV Show that will be broadcast online/across the continent. The finalists will compete for H TOMa share of US $1.5 million in grant money.


Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program for African Students

Application Deadline: 11th May 

The Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program has been created to support and recognize outstanding students pursuing or looking to pursue PhD level studies in computer science and related areas.

Fulbright Foreign Scholarships in USA for 4,000 Students (Masters & PhD)

Application Deadline: varies per country, however on a general note, it usually ends in May.

Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarships Program for Masters, PhD and non-degree postgraduate studies to study at USA Universities. Scholarship is open for approximately 4,000 international students of more than 155 countries worldwide.

Rotary Peace Fully-Funded Fellowships for Masters and Professional Programs

Application Deadline: 15th May 

Rotary International offers the fully funded Rotary Peace Fellowship for Masters Degree and Professional Development Certificate for young professionals around the world.

Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

Application Deadline: 1th May 

Every year, OSVP rewards the best technological projects with a positive impact in Africa and the Middle East.

Humber College Scholarships for International Students – Canada

Application Deadline: 31st May

Humber College Canada is offering full and partial renewable tuition scholarships for NEW international students.

University of Nottingham Africa Postgraduate Excellence Award for African Students

Application Deadline: 17th May

The University of Nottingham is offering Africa Postgraduate Excellence Award towards full-time masters tuition fees for high-achieving international students who live in Africa.


University of Reading African Real Estate Society (AfRES) Scholarship for African Students 

Application Deadline: 1st May

University of Reading through the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) is offering one full fee waiver to an African student for one of the  Real Estate & Planning postgraduate programmes.

Transform Together Scholarships at Sheffield Hallam University – Undergraduate and Masters

Application Deadline: 31st May

Sheffield Hallam University UK is offering the Transform Together scholarships for all full-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies.

Bonn SDG Fellowships for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 3rd May 

 Invitation of scholars preferably from Africa, Latin America, and South/ East) Asia for research on Sustainable Development Goals-related topics (for periods of 3–12 months).

Developing Solutions Full Masters Scholarships for African Students – University of Nottingham, UK

Application Deadline: 17th May

Do you want to make a difference in the development of your home country? University of Nottingham is proud to be offering full tuition fee scholarships in conjunction with Developing Solutions Scholarship Scheme.

Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship at University of East Anglia, UK

Application Deadline: 5th May

The Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship is awarded to a Postgraduate student within the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing to enable them to study on the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) course.

Nottingham University China Global Full Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 31st May 

The Nottingham University China campus offers FULL scholarships for international students which aim to reward excellence and promote diversity among the student body.