30+ Scholarships for African and Developing Countries that will Close in June 2018
The following are scholarships offered by organisations and institutions for students from Africa and Developing Countries with application deadlines in June 2018. Some of these scholarships are offered for international students generally.
Please note that application to most of these scholarships require that you already have or in the process to gain admission to participating university(ies).
Ashinaga, Japan-based non-profit organization offers scholarship to students from select African countries to study for undergraduate degrees at the world’s leading universities in countries such as Japan, US, UK etc
The Government of The People’s Republic of China has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology. The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees.
The Postdoctoral Fellowship provides funds for an emerging scientist from a developing country to complete a research project in New Zealand in an area aligned with livestock greenhouse gas mitigation.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is offering scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate and Masters students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.
The KAAD Scholarship Program is addressed to post-graduates and to academics living in their home countries who already gained professional experience and who are interested in postgraduate studies (or research stays) in Germany.
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities.
TWAS in association with OWSD is offering a fellowship program to support doctorate (PhD) studies to Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries, who are interested in Maths science degrees.
Through a $13 million partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, Ashesi University College will be awarding significant financial support to qualified undergraduate students who need such assistance to pursue bachelors degree.
The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship is a partnership between the Jim Ovia Foundation and the Africa-America Institute, to educate young Africans to lead the continent.
Each year, the University of East Anglia in UK awards over £1,000,000 of scholarships to support international students in their studies. The scholarship awards are made available by individual Schools of Study in the University.
The Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent.
OFP’s mission is to assist talented and determined, low-income students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the up-front cost of obtaining admission.
The Government of Colombia is offering financial grants to foreign citizens, in return for international cooperation received by Colombia under existing cooperation agreements.
The Eira Francis Davies Scholarship by Swansea University is a full tuition fee scholarship, and will be awarded to female students demonstrating academic excellence and evidence of financial need.
The University of Nottingham foundation courses provide an entry route to selected degrees in arts, business, engineering, science and social sciences and are an opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge needed to undertake a bachelors degree while studying at a world-class university.
The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP)is offering grants to researchers from African countries.
The IMU-Simons African Fellowship Program supports research sabbaticals for mathematicians from AFRICAN developing countries employed in AFRICA to travel to an Internationally known mathematical centre of excellence/university (WORLDWIDE) for collaborative research.
Applications are open for the Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (JUST) Scholarships for International students to study in China. Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate, master and doctoral degree programme.
Participants include both students and young professionals from different cultural, academic, as well as geographic backgrounds with a common interest: a motivation to pursue a career in supporting public health. Interns/volunteers come from the region of the Africa, and Asia.
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT in collaboration with the MasterCard Foundation is awarding ventures that contribute to financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
INSEAD has launched the INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund scholarship to support its goal of admitting talented candidates from the African region. For those who are set back by financial difficulties, this scholarship will help them realise their dream of achieving an MBA at one of the top business schools in the world.
The Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO are offering International Essay Contest for young people around the world. The international Essay contest is aimed to enable young people develop their full potential, as they are crucial for the shaping of our future.
University of Winnipeg scholarships will be given to international students who are entering any of the University’s divisions for the first time – Undergraduate, Graduate, Collegiate, Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) or English Language Program (ELP). Applicants must be involved in activities that demonstrate leadership.
Postgraduate taught masters (MA, MSc) Scholarships for Students from developing countries at University of Sheffield for September.
The Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds UK is offering the Transport Africa Masters Scholarship for students from Africa.
Stanford university is awarding MBA Fellowships to citizens of African countries who desire to obtain an MBA at Stanford University and afterwards return for two (2) years to contribute to the continent’s development.
Canadian University Dubai Scholarships are awarded to international Undergraduate students based on the student’s academic performance.
The Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust –TEST is offering undergraduate scholarships for Ghanaian students to study at KNUST – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.
Nottingham Trent University is pleased to offer scholarships for international students starting a full-time undergraduate course. This application form can be used to apply for the International Undergraduate Scholarship. This scholarship is worth £2,000 per year for a three year course.
The Lincoln College, at University of Oxford is offering the Polonsky Foundation Grants for International Graduate Students. Three Polonsky Grants are available. Applicants must hold a place, or an offer of a place, at Lincoln College before applying.
Nottingham Trent University, UK offers Postgraduate Scholarships to Students from Egypt. Scholarships are available for students who have received an offer to study on an eligible course starting in September 2017 or January 2018.
The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) Awards of 3 to 9 months are offered for selected university faculty professionals to conduct research in any academic discipline at a U.S. academic or research institution.
Under the Africa scholarships, Macquarie University will provide a specific amount annually to each successful student. Payment of the scholarship will be applied equally towards your tuition fee for each session for the duration of your studies.
The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to offer PhD training to be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NUS or NTU.