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20+ Scholarships for African Students that will close in May 2019

Every mid month, After School Africa publishes your favourite scholarships and their deadlines. These dates are usually in the month after the next, to give you ample time to apply. Therefore, the following is a list of scholarships and competitions for students from Africa and Developing Countries that YOU need to apply for, before their closing dates in the month of MAY.

Some of these scholarships are offered for international students generally. Please note that participation for most of these scholarships require that you already have or in the process to gain admission to corresponding or participating university(ies) for 2019/2020 academic year. There’s something for everyone So don’t forget to share to your pals. GOODLUCK!

World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leader Program 

Application Deadline: 31st May

The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a community of over 800 enterprising, socially-minded men and women selected under the age of 40, who operate as a force for good to overcome barriers that elsewhere stand in the way of progress.

University of Reading Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) Scholarships 

Application Deadline: 7th May

The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) now has £260,000 worth of Scholarship funding available

Government of Austria ITH Fully-funded Masters Scholarships Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 1st May

Limited number of scholarships are  offered every year by the Austrian Development Cooperation.

Makerere University MasterCard Scholarships for African Students

Application Deadline: 10th May

Makerere University, through the MasterCard Foundation is offering full scholarships to  young African undergraduates to educate and empower the next generation of African leaders at Makerere University.

Westminster University International Students House (ISH) Fully-funded Scholarships for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 31st May

This scholarship is awarded jointly with International Students House (ISH) to students from developing countries studying at the Westminster University

Westminster Business School Fully-funded Scholarships for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 31st May

The University of Westminster offers generous scholarship awards aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country intending to study a full-time Masters degree at the University.

University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship for African Students

Application Deadline: 6th May

In partnership with the University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship Trust, the Department of Geography are pleased to offer a scholarship for a postgraduate taught student from Africa.

Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship at University of East Anglia

Application Deadline: 15th 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.

Fully-Funded Rotary Peace Fellowship for Masters and Professional Programs

Application Deadline: 31st May

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

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.

University of Stirling Masters Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students 

Application Deadline: 31st May

The Dorothy Nicol Scholarship is generously funded to offer £14,600 towards overseas tuition fees of a student from Sub-Saharan Africa, joining any Masters programme at the University of Stirling Management School

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

Application Deadline: 31st 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.

Westminster Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 31st May

The University of Westminster is offering the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the University’s most prestigious award, aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country to study a full-time Masters degree.

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.

Humber College Canada International Student Scholarships

Application Deadline: 17th May

All new international students, studying in an academic program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships: Full Tuition Renewable Scholarships and International Entrance Scholarships.

University of Kent, UK International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students

Application Deadline: 31st May

The University has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world and is pleased to be able to offer a number of scholarships for entry at taught master’s level.

International scholarships for undergraduate students at University of Kent, UK

Application Deadline: 31st May

The University has a long tradition of welcoming international students and is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for entry at undergraduate level.

Kingston University UK Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 31st May

Kingston University offers undergraduate scholarships for international students to study any course of study at the University in UK.

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) Global Management Trainee Program 

Application Deadline: 31st May

The Global Management Trainee program is an intensive 10 month rotational training program which attracts the brightest, most driven graduates and nurtures their talent by giving relevant experiences right from the start.

Boustany Foundation MBA Scholarship at University of Cambridge

Application Deadline: 15th May

Since 1997, the Boustany MBA Scholarship is granted once every two years for a 12-month course at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge leading to a Masters in Business Administration.

Boustany Foundation MBA Harvard Scholarship programs

Application Deadline: 31st May

The Boustany Foundation offers the MBA Harvard Scholarship programs for students from any nation with preference to candidates of Lebanese descent. The next Scholarship will be awarded for the class commencing Autumn 2019.

Orange Social Venture Prize for Entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East 

Application Deadline: 30th May

Orange Social Venture Prize awards  social entrepreneurship ventures that use information and communication technologies (ICT) in an innovative fashion to exert a positive influence on society and/or the environment in Africa or the Middle East

Get Nominated for the Africa Food Prize (Win up to USD100,000) 

Application Deadline: 14th May

The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all Africans.

Chancellor’s International Scholarship at University of Sussex, UK

Application Deadline: 1st May

The University of Sussex, UK is offering Chancellor’s International Scholarship for Overseas students to study for postgraduate Masters and Diploma

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