UNESCO Programmes and Scholarships for Developing Countries

UNESCO / People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme

The government of the People’s Republic of China has handed to UNESCO up to 75 fellowships for advanced studies at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

UNESCO Arts and Crafts Scholarships

The UNESCO Arts and Crafts Scholarship is a scholarship for artists that enable arts and crafts students from developing countries to complete a study tour at home or abroad. It also helps students to launch their professional careers by helping them to work in a professional environment, acquire new skills and experiences, design and create innovative products, develop a professional network and participate and present their work at International Fair.

The UNESCO / Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowship Progamme in Engineering

The UNESCO Chair for Science, Technology and Engineering Education at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow have placed 20 fellowships of six months’ duration each in Poland in the fields of Science, Technology and Engineering.

UNESCO / Republic of Korea Co-Sponsored Fellowship Programme

The government of Korea is offering 25 fellowships of no more than two months’ duration aimed at enhancing human resources and capacity building in the least Developed Countries (LDCs) in Africa and Asia-Pacific. The programme will enable students to participate in a training course or conduct research work in the Republic of Korea.

Other UNESCO programmes include:

  • UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers Fellowships Programme.
  • UNESCO / Keiz Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme.
  • UNESCO Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archeology and Conservation.
  • UNESCO/ISEDC Russian Federation Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme.

Apply for UNESCO scholarship and internship programs for African students, graduates and professionals.

February Other contests

UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2024

Ifeoma Chuks

UNESCO invites the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as international and regional professional ...

Research Grants

UNESCO Cultural Diversity Fund 2023 for Developing Countries

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UNESCO is accepting applications from cultural professionals for the 2023 International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). Application Deadline: 16th May 2023 ...

Academic Fellowships August Professional Fellowships

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Engineering 2023/2024 for Developing Countries

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 Applications are invited for 20 UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships for applicants from Africa, Arab states, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, ...

Contests/Awards Entrepreneurship May

Call for Nominations: UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education 2023

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On International Women’s Day, UNESCO launched the call for nominations for the 2023 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. ...

April Professional Fellowships Scholarship for Women Sciences

L’Oréal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents Programme 2023 for African Women in Science

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L’Oréal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents Programme 2023: Each year the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science call for application from talented young ...

Health and Environment June Masters Scholarships Scholarships

Rotary/IHE Delft Masters Scholarships 2023/2024 for Water and Sanitation Professionals

Ifeoma Chuks

The Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals have been designed to promote long-term productive relationships between Rotarians and highly ...