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All These Scholarships are Open Until April 2019. Apply Now

The following are scholarships for African students and Scholarships for Developing Countries that will close in April 2019. Some of these scholarships are also offered to international students generally.

Please note that participation for most of these scholarships requires that you already have/are in the process of gaining admission to your choice university(ies) for the 2019/2020 academic year so start applying now.

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Durham University Hatfield Lioness Scholarship for Female Students from Developing Countries

The Hatfield Lioness Scholarship enables a female student from a developing country to benefit from undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Durham.

TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits to Germany Program for Researchers from sub-Saharan Africa

Postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, can go on a ‘CooperationVisit’ lasting three months to an institute in Germany.

AfDB Next African Global IT Leaders Program – (Fully-funded Masters in S.Korea)

The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank is implementing the next African Global IT Leaders Programme under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Programme (KSP)

Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) for Students in Developing Countries to Study in The Netherlands

The Orange Knowledge Programme, a new phase of the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions in higher and vocational education.

Full-fee Development Africa Scholarships at Loughborough University UK

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

Shanghai Government Scholarship for Bachelors, Masters and PhD International Students 

This scholarship, provided by Shanghai government for international students is full scholarship, including tuition, free accommodation,accident insurance, allowance for living;  and partial scholarship, only including tuition accident insurance.

Wells Mountain Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships for Developing Countries

Wells Mountain Foundation offers the Empowerment through Education Scholarship Program for secondary school leavers to study for Bachelors degree in Developing Countries.

Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants

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

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 

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

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

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 

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

Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarship in UK for Tanzanian Students

Each year the University of Edinburgh UK offer Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarships to students from Tanzania to study for Master’s degree.

African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme, Sweden

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

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) Australia for Masters & Doctoral Studies

The University of Adelaide, Australia is offering the Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) for Master’s and Doctoral degrees (postgraduate) for international students.

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship for Female Students in African Countries

To encourage the participation of young African female students at postgraduate level, for Masters and PhD programmes in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the African Union Commission is offering a Call for Scholarship Applications (For Female Applicants Only).

UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Program for Developing Countries

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

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

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

31. Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program (HSAFP)

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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34. LSHTM Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists

Two fellowships, funded by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and GSK, respectively, provide support for two years training in medical statistics.

35. Middle East and North Africa MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) for Students in North Africa 

The Middle East and North Africa MENA Scholarship Programme (or MSP) offers scholarships to professionals from ten countries. The scholarships can be used for short courses, with a duration up to 90 days, in the Netherlands.

36. Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships at LSE (fully-funded for Masters studies

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.

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

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

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.

Sciences Po Rene Seydoux Scholarship for Students in North Africa

Sciences Po is offering the Rene Seydoux scholarship in order to welcome the very best international students from the Mediterranean region. This scholarship is not automatically awarded.

Penn-UNESCO Fellowships for Developing Country Scholars

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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