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15+ Scholarships for African Students that will close in September 2021. Apply Now!

The deadlines for the below scholarships for African and developing countries may be in September but they are fast approaching. We encourage you to apply today!

Czech Government Scholarships 2022/2023 for Developing Countries – Masters and Doctorate

The Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport offers scholarships for developing countries. Applications for these scholarships are open to all students from below developing countries and/or countries going through a process of political and economic transition.

Application Deadline: 30th September

Rhodes Trust Scholarships 2022 for African Students to Study at University of Oxford, UK

The Rhodes Trust offers Rhodes Trust Scholarships Postgraduate Scholarship Program for international students globally including Africans, to study at University of Oxford (See country list below). Application Deadline

Schwarzman Scholars Fully-funded Masters Scholarship for International Students – China

Application Deadline: 22nd September

The $450 million Schwarzman Scholars programme will support up to 200 scholars annually from the U.S., China and around the world for a one-year Master’s Degree programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) Program 2022 for African Students (Fully-funded)

The Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) program is a hands-on skills training data science course based on solving real-world problems.

Application Deadline: 30th September

University of Essex Africa Scholarship Program 2021/2022 for African Masters Students

If you’re an international student from an African nation and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship of £4,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee.

Application Deadline: 18th September

SCIENCE BY WOMEN Visiting Senior Research Fellowships 2021 for African Women to Study at Spanish Universities

The Women for Africa Foundation (FMxA), in line with its mission of contributing to the development of Africa through its women, is launching the 7th Edition of SCIENCE BY WOMEN programme.

Application Deadline: 30th September.

Canon Foundation/Kyoto University Japan-Africa Exchange Program 2022 for African Researchers

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.

Application Deadline: 15th September 

Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 for International Scientists

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research-based growth.

Application Deadline: 22nd September 

Old Mutual Imfundo Trust Scholarship 2021 for Undergraduate South African Students

The Old Mutual Investment Group Imfundo Trust Scholarship invites South African students to apply for this full cost bursary for next year; South African students in their first or second year of study at select universities and in the study programmes listed below.

Application Deadline: 30th September

Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund 2021 for Sub-Saharan African (Including Sudan) Researchers

The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund supports pairs of researchers (post-doctoral level and above) from the University of Cambridge (or an affiliated institution such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and NIAB) and sub-Saharan African institutions, across all disciplines, to initiate and/or strengthen research collaborations.

Application Deadline: 3rd September 

France-South Africa Scholarship Programme 2022 for Graduate South Africans

The France – South Africa Scholarship Programme is directed to South African students who intend to study in universities or higher education institutions in France for their Master’s degree or PhD.

Application Deadline: 21st September

United Nations – Nippon Foundation Fellowship Program 2022 for Developing Countries

The United Nations in collaboration with the Nippon Foundation of Japan is offering fellowship opportunities in ocean affairs issues to government officials and other mid-level professionals from developing states.

Application Deadline: 24th September 

Canada: Humber College Entrance Scholarships 2022/2023 for International Students

This entrance scholarship is available for Graduate Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma students joining Humber in January 2022.

Application Deadline: 30th September

Canon Foundation/Kyoto University Japan-Africa Exchange Program 2022 for African Researchers

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.

Application Deadline: 15th September 

Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) 2022 for African Women to Study in South Africa

Margaret McNamara Education grants are awarded to women from developing and middle-income countries who, upon obtainment of their degree, intend to return to or remain in their countries, or other developing countries, and work to improve the lives of women and/or children.

Application Deadline: 15th September 

DAAD Postgraduate Scholarships for Development-Related Courses 2022/2023 – Germany

The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialised countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognised German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD).

1,000 Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships 2021/2022 for International Students in Germany – Undergraduate, Masters & PhD

Approximately 1, 000 Heinrich Böll Foundation International Scholarships for Undergraduates, Graduates, and PhD Students to study at Universities in Germany.

Application Deadline: 1st September 

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