Want to Study Abroad this year? 30+ Hot Scholarships to Apply for Now


We have compiled this list with hot, hot opportunities to study in foreign countries…

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MasterCard Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Scholarships 2022/2023 for African Students

Apply before: 30th June 2022

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant university education.

Indian Government (ICCR) Scholarships 2022/2023 for Under/Postgraduate African Students

Apply before: 30th April 2022

Every year, Government of India through the ICCR – Indian Council for Cultural Relations – offers up to 900 scholarships for African students to pursue Scholarships in Indian universities and Colleges of Education. Click link for details.

Harvard University Center for African Studies Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program 2022 for African Researchers

Apply before: 30th April 2022

Applications are now open for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Fellowships!

KAAD Germany Fellowship Programme 2022/2023 (Masters & PhD) for Developing Countries

Apply before: 30th June 2022

Are you a Catholic? Want to Study in Germany? KAAD is working with partner countries in the regions mentioned below to provide scholarship opportunities to citizens who are interested in research.

Shanghai Government Scholarships 2022/2023 for Bachelors, Masters and PhD International Students

Apply before: 15th June 2022

This scholarship, provided by Shanghai government for international students studying in Shanghai, is in two types: A, B. Type A, exclusively for international students!

University of East Anglia International Development (Full-fee) Masters Scholarship 2022/2023 for International Students

Apply before: 31st May 2022

The School of International Development is pleased to offer competitive scholarships equal to full EU or International fees to students taking any of our full-time Master’s courses.

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Wageningen University & Research (WUR) Africa Talent Programme 2022 PhD/PostDoc Scholarships

Apply before: 1st June 2022

The Africa Talent Programme (ATP) has been initiated by Wageningen University & Research to give top talents from Africa the opportunity to study towards a PhD or obtain a postdoc position at Wageningen University.

Full-fee Development Africa Scholarships 2022/2023 at Loughborough University – UK

Apply before: 30th April 2022

Loughborough University, UK announce its full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa.

Argelander Scholarships 2022 for Doctoral Candidates from Developing Countries – University of Bonn

Apply before: 1st May 2022

Research stays in Bonn (3–12 months) for doctoral candidates at universities in Africa, Latin America, and South (East) Asia.

Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) Fully-funded PhD Scholarships 2023 for International Students

Apply before: 1st June 2022

Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) Scholarship for international applicants seeking admission to pursue a full-time PhD programme at NTU in 2023.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2022 for Masters Students in Commonwealth Countries

Apply before: 24th May 2022

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships give talented students from anywhere in the Commonwealth the opportunity to gain a Master’s degree, while developing new skills, experiencing life in another country, and building their global networks.

DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Scholarships 2023/2024 for Developing Countries – Germany

Apply before: Each course has a different deadline. See info in Link above

The DAAD Scholarships offer foreign graduates from developing 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

Germany: DAAD Leadership for Africa Scholarship Programme 2022/2023 for African Masters Students (Fully-funded)

Apply before: 30th June 2022 

The DAAD has launched its scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” with funding from the German Foreign Office.

The Africa Scholarship (Postgraduate) at University of Dundee 2022/2023 for African Students

Apply before: N/A

The University of Dundee is offering postgraduate taught scholarships of £5,000 to applicants from Africa. 

Study in USA: University of Saint Joseph Full-Tuition International Admissions Scholarships 2022/2023 for International Students

Apply before: 1st May 2022

The University of Saint Joseph will provide the award amount of 100 % tuition reduction and 100 % residential hall reduction for four years.

ACU Fellowships 2022 for academic and professional staff of ACU member universities

Apply before: 10th May 2022

From climate action to engineering, we have a wide variety of fellowships available in 2022 across different fields for ACU member university staff.

Engineering for Development E4D Doctoral Scholarship Programme 2022 for Developing Countries

Apply before: 30th April 2022

E4D Doctoral Scholarship Programme offer grants to individuals and promote projects which are directly relevant for improving the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries

Jack Ma’s Africa Business Heroes Competition 2022 for African Entrepreneurs

Apply before: 6th June 2022

The Program will cover all costs related to the Semi-Final and train all winners at Alibaba’s headquarters via the prestigious eFounders fellowship training program.

Nordic Africa Institute Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Program (Fully-funded to Uppsala, Sweden) 2023

Apply before: 1st May 2022.

The Nordic Africa Institute will offer research scholarships to African journalists, writers and researchers in Sweden.

Oregon State University Food and Agriculture Media Fellowship 2022 for International Journalists

Apply before: 1st May 2022

You’re invited to meet these researchers and their collaborators to learn about how food and agriculture impact Oregon, the nation and the world.

Slovak Government Scholarships 2022/2023 for International Students, University Teachers, Researchers & Artists

Apply before: 30th April 2022

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic supports mobility of international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists for scholarship stays at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia.

Catto MSc & PhD Scholarships 2022/2023 for Female African Students – University of Edinburgh

Apply before: 30th April 2022

The Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh is pleased to announce the availability of one full scholarship for suitable female applicants from Africa to study for an MSc in Africa and International Development and subsequent PhD in African Studies or, where more suitable, go directly into a PhD.

See more: Scholarships for Women 2023/2024

Developing Solutions Full Masters Scholarships 2022/2023 for African Students – University of Nottingham, UK

Apply before: 20th May 2022

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

University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship 2022 for African Students

Apply before: 23rd May 2022.

This scholarship offers a full tuition fee waiver, Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend

University of Reading African Real Estate Society (AfRES) Scholarships 2022/2023 for African Masters Students

Apply before: 1st May 2022

 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 2022/2023

Global Voices Scholarship Program 2022 for African Students – University of East Anglia

Apply before: 3rd June 2022

This scholarship is available to an applicant who has applied for a place on the MA Creative Writing Prose Fiction, Biography and Creative Non-Fiction, Scriptwriting or Poetry in the School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing who is a national of any country within Africa or who was born in any country within Africa. 

20 University of Lisbon Fully-funded PhD Scholarships 2022 for International Students

Apply before: 28th June 2022

A novel and innovative PhD programme for students from temperate countries with skills in agriculture and agri-food chains searching for tropical regions contextualization and for students from tropical countries who seek to confront their contextualized competences with exposure to new technical and scientific knowledge, through an international training experience.

AIMS Master’s Scholarships in Mathematical Sciences for Teachers (MMST) 2022/2024 – Call for Applications

Apply before: 30th April 2022

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana invites applications for a two-year Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences for Teachers OF Mathematics.

World Bank Addis Ababa University Master & PhD Scholarships in Water Management 2022/2023 for African Students – Ethiopia

Apply before: 10th June 2022

ACEWM is an initiative of the World Bank Group and the Government of the Federal Democratic of Ethiopia.

EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) 2023 for Undergraduate and Graduate Nigerian Students (Funded to study in USA)

Apply before: 30th April 2022

OFP is accepting applications from prospective undergraduates and graduate students. 

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme 2023/2024 for Mid-level Career Professionals (Fully-funded to USA)

Apply before: 30th May 2022

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that provides mid-career professionals from designated countries with an opportunity to experience the US.

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT Scholarships 2023 for African Students (Undergraduate, Masters, Doctoral, College of Technology Specialized Training Programme)

Apply before: Varies

MEXT scholarship is one of the few opportunities covering full expense hence very competitive in nature. Being eligible and having a high academic performance (GPA 2.3 or above out of 3.0) is vital. 


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