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30+ Scholarships for African Students that will close in April 2020. Apply Now

We have compiled 30+ top scholarships for African/developing countries‘ students that have April 2020 deadlines. Browse through the list below and apply for as many scholarships as possible. And yes, there still might be time, but we urge you to apply now.

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Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program for African Students

Application Deadline: 15th April

The Google Africa PhD Fellowship program for is now open! Apply now.

Switzerland: EPFL Masters Fellowships for International Students 

Application Deadline: 27th April

École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) offers a limited number of fellowships at the Master’s level to students with outstanding academic records.

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Nutrition in Emergencies Short Course Scholarship for Developing Countries at University of Westminster

Application Deadline: 10th April

Due to the continued success of this course, scholarships are again available for the week-long Nutrition in Emergencies course. This is scheduled to run in the summer.

SOAS Research Studentships for Underrepresented Groups – University of London, UK

Application Deadline: 2nd April

Applications open for SOAS research scholarships inc. £17,285 stipend, specially for specific BME & those from Africa, Asia or ME who are underrepresented in academia.

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CLIFF-GRADS Scholarships for PhD Students from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 1st April

Fifty-four exciting research opportunities in livestock, soil, rice, modelling and agroforestry are available this round.

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.

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30% Club Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme Scholarship 

Application Deadline: 3rd April

Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education is offering one full scholarship (worth £2,995 each), for the three-day Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme.

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.

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African Graduate Scholarships at University College London (UCL) for African Students – UK

Application Deadline: 27th April

The scholarships exist to support African nationals with a high-quality academic and professional background who would not be able to study at UCL without financial assistance.

ASC Leiden Visiting Fellowship Programme for African Researchers – The Netherlands

Application Deadline: 5th April

The ASC Leiden hosts visiting research fellows in the framework of the Leiden African Studies Assembly (Leiden ASA), a network for cooperation between Leiden based Africanists.

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Kings College London Africa International PGR Scholarships for PhD Students

Application Deadline: 1st April

Do you have research interests that relate to Africa? Could you take an interdisciplinary approach to your research? Applications are invited from international students from Africa for three full scholarships.

Xiamen University Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 30th April

Scholarships for undergraduate, masters and doctoral International applicants at the Xiamen University China, in accordance with the Chinese Government Scholarship Programme.

University of East Anglia International Development Excellence Scholarships for sub-Saharan African Students

Application Deadline: 16th April

International Development Excellence Scholarships for Students from Sub Saharan Africa are partial fees awards, offered on the basis of academic excellence and personal statement.

University of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa 

Application Deadline: 15th April

The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme to which 25 to 30 individuals from African countries with the following degrees and preferably experience in the field of human rights are admitted

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

Application Deadline: 27th 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).

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Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development at LSE (Fully-funded)

Application Deadline: 27th April

 The MSc in Health and International Development programme will award a full scholarship to one student per year, for 3 years.

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.

United Nations University Masters and PhD Scholarships in Sustainability Science for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 28th April

The UNU’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) offers an MSc degree program and a PhD degree program to produce scholars who will become key researchers in the field of sustainability science.

Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) Masters Scholarships 2020 for Sub-Saharan African Students

Application Deadline: 5th April

Students from sub-Saharan Africa can now apply to the ISGlobal scholarship programme to pursue the Master in Global Health and, for the first time, the Master in Clinical Research: International Health Track.

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.

Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants

Application Deadline: 30th April

OSIWA only supports innovative interventions with effective strategies that respond to the broader deep-seated political, justice and socio-economic roadblocks to open society in West Africa.

Cattolica Africa Scholarship Program for – 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: 15th 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. 

Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS) UK

Application Deadline: 24th April

Newcastle University is committed to offering support to the very best international students hoping to pursue a programme of research. Newcastle Unviersity is offering the Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS) for PhD International Students

Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation (QHSF) Graduate Scholarships for Egyptian Students

Application Deadline: 15th April

In addition to the May and Ahmed Heikal scholarship, one new scholarships have been added from the Egyptian Refining Company, ERC.

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.

African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme, Sweden

Application Deadline: 1st April

Africa Guest Researcher Scholarships at Nordic Africa Institute (NAI), Sweden for African Researchers /Scholars  – With preference to Women Researchers.

UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Program for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 3rd April

In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO Programme and Budget for the Fellowships Programme Section, the UNESCO Category II International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation) is offering twenty (20) fellowships of four weeks (4)  duration each.

Study in Spain: MIT-Zaragoza African Supply Chain Masters Scholarships for African Students

Application Deadline: 15th April

Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) currently provides a number of scholarships each year for students of the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.

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: 15th 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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Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships at LSE (fully-funded for Masters studies

Application Deadline: 27th April

The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships offer an exciting opportunity of funding for students who are ordinarily resident in one of Standard Bank’s African presence countries, with a preference for residents of South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique and South Sudan.

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.

SDA Bocconi School of Management MBA Scholarships for African Students

Application Deadline: 10th April

SDA Bocconi School of Management is making available one (each) merit-based tuition waiver of 70% of the tuition fee and one merit-based tuition waiver of 50% of the tuition fee to MBA candidates with an outstanding profile.

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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