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20+ Scholarships that will Close in June 2020 for African and Developing Countries


Every mid-month, we bring you scholarships and their deadlines 1 months ahead.

The following are scholarships offered by organisations and institutions for students from Africa and Developing Countries with application deadlines in June 2020. Some of these scholarships are offered for international students generally.

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SA-GER-CDR Masters & PhD Scholarships + Internships for African Students (Fully-funded to study in South Africa and Germany)

Application Deadline: 20th June

For applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries with an excellent academic record, the DRD – Institute of Development Research and Development offers DAAD merit scholarships per year.

University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship for African Students 

Application Deadline: 25th June

For programmes commencing in September, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Lincoln Africa Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants.

ICTP Master in High Performance Computing Scholarships for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 1st June

Applications for ICTP full scholarship are now available only for candidates from Developing Countries.

MISF Du Pré Grants for Multiple Sclerosis Researchers from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 30th June

MISF offers Du Pré Grants to MS researchers from emerging countries to enable them to make short visits to established MS research centres outside their own country,

Carnegie Mellon University Australia Masters Scholarships for International Students from Asia, South America and Africa

Application Deadline: 15th June

The scholarships are awarded to eligible students from Asia, South America and Africa and apply for Carnegie Mellon University Australia master programs.

University of Pretoria Masters Degree in Disability Rights Scholarships 

Application Deadline: 30th June

This two-year programme is offered as a blended learning course comprising of online interaction and residential block-weeks in Pretoria.

University of Oxford-CSAE Short-term Fellowships for African Scholars (Fully-funded)

Application Deadline: 26th June

The Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford is inviting applications for the oxford-CSAE fellowships for all African citizens.

Australia Awards John Allwright Fellowship for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 30th June  

The Australia Awards John Allwright Fellowship is a scholarship offered by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and co-funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Programme (CADFP) for African-Born Researchers in US and Canada

Application Deadline: 30th June

CADFP is a scholar fellowship programme which regularly offers equitable, effective and mutually beneficial international higher education engagements between scholars in Africa and African Diaspora academics in Canada and the United States.

University of Quebec ISMER PhD Excellence Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 1st June

Call for Papers: World Trade Organisation (WTO) Essay Award for Young Economists

Application Deadline: 8th June

The award aims to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international trade co-operation and to reinforce the relationship between the WTO and the academic community.

Zhengzhou University President Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 15th June

To enhance international exchange & cooperation and encourage more excellent international students  to study, Zhengzhou University hereby introduces “Zhengzhou University President Scholarship”

Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for Students in Developing Countries – University of Edinburgh, UK

Application Deadline: 5th June

The University of Edinburgh UK is offering the Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for full-time one year Masters study at the University.

University of Edinburgh Surgery Online Global Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 1st June

The University of Edinburgh will offer a number of scholarships for online learning Masters programmes

Application Deadline: 30th June
The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship – African Women in STEM provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding female students from certain African countries.
Application Deadline: 30th June (About to open)

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.

KAAD Germany Research Fellowship Programme (and Masters) for Developing Countries 

Application Deadline: 30th June

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.

University of East Anglia Undergraduate Scholarships for International students

Application Deadline: 14th June

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.

Eira Davies Under/Postgraduate Scholarship for Women in Developing Countries 

Application Deadline: 1st June

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.

Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) for African Researchers 

Application Deadline: 1st June

The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP)is offering grants to researchers from African countries.

INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund Scholarship for African Students

Application Deadline: 22nd June  

INSEAD has launched the INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund scholarship to support its goal of admitting talented candidates from the African region.

Goi Peace Foundation UNESCO International Essay Contest for Young People

Application Deadline: 15th June

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 President’s Scholarship for International Students

Application Deadline: 1st June

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.

Nottingham Trent University Scholarship for Undergraduate International Students – UK

Application Deadline: 24th June

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 full tuition fees for a three year course.

Africa Scholarships at Macquarie University Australia for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Studies 

Application Deadline: 30th June

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.

Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) Scholarship in Science, Engineering and Research

Application Deadline: 1st June

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.

Scholarships in June

  1. Anna says

    how to apply?

  2. wilson mwanza says

    am frm zambia.how can i apply for this scholarship,i realy need it

  3. Ogulo James says

    Am from Uganda. I ahve been offered aplace in Cardiff University for a MSc Structural Engineering due 23/09/2013.
    Am looking for financial support from any organization, foundation, charity or individuals to enable me do this course.
    I will be very grateful for any support rendered.


    Ogulo James Emmanuel.
    Mobile number: +256772824247.
    email: [email protected]

  4. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nurul Islam says

    I want to get myself admitted into a Post-Doctoral or Doctoral course. Please I am a Professor of Business Administration and I got Master’s from Dhaka University and Ph. D. degree from IBS, Rajshahi University. I wan to learn more to contribute the world in business arena.

  5. Fonguh Blaise says

    I am from Cameroon and I have been offered a place at the University of British Columbia for a BAsc in Applied Sciences due 01/05/2020. Am looking for for financial support from any organization,foundation, charity or individuals to enable me do this course. I will be very grateful too for any support rendered.
    Fonguh Blaise Tanam
    Email:[email protected]

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