One of the best ways to study for free as a foreign student in another country is to apply for international scholarships offered by the government of that country. It will interest you to know that every year, the Government of several countries around the world welcome foreign African and international students to study in their country on full scholarships.
The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme, by the Hungarian Government is offering international students the opportunity to undergo study of all types in Hungary for free. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students. The Programme is managed by Tempus Public Foundation.
The Chinese Government through USTC is offering graduate scholarship program for international students to study at University of Science and Technology of China. Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate program.
Application Deadline: 15th March 2018
Eligible Countries: International
To Be Taken At (Country): China
About the Award: Chinese Government Scholarship—Chinese University Program is a scholarship established by Ministry of Education (MOE) to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China.
Thanks to a generous contribution from the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University is able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships for students of all fee based programs in academic year 2018/2019.
Application Deadline: 30th April 2018.
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The following top scholarship programmes are currently open for African students with varying closing dates in January 2018. View other scholarships with January deadlines in your AfterSchoolAfrica archives.
Students may attend ITH by private means or through scholarships given by the Austrian Development Cooperation. Limited number of scholarships are offered every year by the Austrian Development Cooperation. Please be aware that being offered a scholarship is not automatic and very competitive.
Application Deadline: 1st May, 2018
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Scholarships, funded by the European Union, are exclusively awarded to students coming from both EU and non-EU countries that have been selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes at Masters or Doctorate level.
Application Deadline: Most consortia will require applications to be submitted between October and January,
Bournemouth University in conjunction with the UK government is offering the BU Commonwealth Shared Scholarship. Students from developing Commonwealth countries who are applying for the below courses are eligible for the award.
Application Deadline: 1st April 2018
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To Be Taken At (Country): UK
Fields of Study: MSc Public Health,
The Turkish Government opens application for the Türkiye Scholarships for International Students from any country to study for Bachelors, Master’s and Doctorate degrees.
Application Deadline: 30th November 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Angola, Argentina, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, South Africa,
Application is open for Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2017/2018 for students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
Application Deadline: 15th December, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Lagos state indigenes in Nigeria
To be taken at (country): Nigerian tertiary institutions in and out of Lagos state
Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at Nigerian tertiary institutions
From 1st September, application opens for Australia Awards Scholarships 2017/2018. There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. And Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.
A national of a developing country? You hold a master’s degree? You have professional experience and want to improve your skills in a theme related to development?ARES masters and Specialization courses offer you the opportunity to follow a master of one year or a refresher course between 4 and 6 months in an institution of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels,
The international internship is intended for Master’s or doctoral research students who meet the requirements of their programme to be enrolled full-time in a Quebec university
Application Deadline: 1st March, 2018, 11:59 PM
The internship must start no later than March 31, 2018.
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): Quebec,
The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.
Application Deadline: 1st March 2018
Offered annually? Yes
- Republic of Korea
To be taken at (country): Denmark
Eligible Field of Study: All
Type: Masters and PhD
Eligibility: Scholarship will only be considered if the student fulfils the following requirements:
- Is a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)
- Does not have permanent residence in an EU or EEA country
- Is NOT studying in Denmark through an exchange programme or any other study agreement which is tuition fee waiving
- Has shown good academic results previously from former studies or passed exams
- Has passed an English language test,
Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship offers scholarships for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a research master’s or PhD (either traditional or structured), in any discipline, at eligible higher education institutions in Ireland.
Application Deadline: 16:00 (Irish time) 1st November 2017
Eligible Countries: National and International
To Be Taken At (Country): Ireland
About the Award: The aim of the Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship,
AFS Interculture South Africa offers the unique chance to spend ten months on the best cultural experience of your life!
Application Deadline: 25th September 2017.
Eligible Countries: South Africa
To Be Taken At (Country): United States of America
About the Award: You will be living with a carefully selected host family and going to a local high school.