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Full List of 2018 Scholarships For African Students

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Full List of 2018 Scholarships For African Students
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Full List of 2018 Scholarships For African Students.

Students from African can apply for scholarship to assist with
meeting the financial requirements to study the course of their choice.
We have put together a long list of scholarship available to African students looking to study in Africa or overseas.


  1. Apply Canadian Recruitment of Policy Leaders Program 2018
  2. Mitacs Elevate Fellowship Program for Canadian Postdoctoral Students 2018
  3. 2018/2019 Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program 
To study anywhere:
  1. Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Fund – this is a
    Graduate scholarship for students from Africa to access funding for a
    master’s degree in a program related to disease control in Africa.
    Winners of the scholarship can choose to study at London’s Institute of
    Tropical Medicine, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine or
    at Nagasaki University in Japan.
  2. Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship Programme – open to African students who need scholarship to study a master’s or PhD program anywhere in the world.
  3. Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships
    scholarship is open to African students from the Commonwealth to study a
    master’s degree from selected universities in the UK and worldwide.
  4. The Beit Trust Scholarships – this scholarship is
    open to students from Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe to study in the UK,
    Ireland or South Africa at a prestigious university.
  5. Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships
    international scholarships for students from developing countries
    (including African nations) to access funding for university at home or
  6. Women Techmakers Scholars Program – Scholarships is
    for women from Africa (including Europe and the Middle East) to study
    computer science, computer engineering or any related field at any level
    at a university in one of the regions mentioned above.
Available in Africa:
  1. ACCES Kenya – Scholarships is for students from Kenya to study at undergraduate level at any accredited university in Kenya.
  2. Mandela Rhodes Scholarships – Scholarships for
    Africans with strong leadership qualities to study for an honors or
    master’s degree at any participating university in South Africa.
  3. Jim Ovia Scholarship – Scholarships is for Nigerian students to get funding to study at undergraduate level in Nigeria.
  4. TRECCAfrica Scholarships – scholarship is for
    African students who wish to pursue a Master’s or PhD program. Grants
    can cover either partial or full funding to study at participating
    African universities.
  5. WAAW Foundation Scholarships – Scholarships is for
    female students from Africa who wish to pursue a STEM-focused
    undergraduate program (science, technology, engineering or mathematics)
    at a participating African university.
Available in Asia-Pacific:
  1. Master’s Degree ABE Initiative – Scholarship is
    open to Africans to study in Japan on a development-related master’s
    degree program at any accredited university.
  2. Australia Awards Africa – Australian government
    scholarships for Africans to get funding to study in Australia on a
    professional training course or a master’s degree.
Available in Belgium:
  1. VLIR-UOS Awards Scholarships – Graduate
    scholarships open to students from Africa, Asia and Latin America to
    study in Belgium on a development related master’s or training program.
Available in Germany:
  1. DRD-DAAD Merit Scholarships – Scholarships is for Africans from sub-Saharan regions to study a development related master’s or PhD program in Germany.
Available in the Netherlands:
  1. Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) – Short
    course, master’s degree and PhD scholarships to students from Africa
    wishing to study in the Netherlands. 50% of total budget goes to female
    applicants, while the other 50% is available to applicants from
    sub-Saharan Africa.
Available in the UK: 
  1. African Excellence Fee Waiver at The University of Glasgow
    – International scholarships available to African students and covers
    the full tuition fee of a master’s degree at the University of Glasgow.
    Selection is strictly by academic merits.
  2. African Graduate scholarships at UCL – Scholarships
    is for Africans to study in the UK at UCL (University College
    London) pursuing a master’s program in the Institute for Global Health.
  3. African Postgraduate Scholarships at Edinburgh Napier University – Merit-based scholarships for Africans to get partial tuition funding to study in the UK at Edinburgh Napier University.
  4. Commonwealth Scholarships at SOAS – Commonwealth
    scholarships available to students from commonwealth countries in Africa
    to study in the UK at SOAS (London) on a development related master’s
  5. Ruth First Scholarship  Durham University
    Scholarships for African students from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho,
    Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe for a
    postgraduate study in the UK at Durham University.
  6. Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships at Oxford University
    Scholarships is strictly for African students who have previously
    studied at a South African university to study in the UK at Oxford
  7. African Scholarships at The University of Edinburgh –
    Merit-based scholarships  available to study in the UK at
    the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) for a master’s or PhD program.
  8. The Centre of African Studies Visiting Fellowship at The University of Cambridge –fellowships for students from Africa to conduct research and writing at the University of Cambridge.
  9. The Ibrahim Scholarship Programme – Master’s degree
    scholarships for aspiring African students who wish to study in the UK
    at the London Business School, SOAS or the University of Birmingham.
Available in the US: 
  1. Fulbright Foreign Student Program – International
    scholarships for African graduate students, young professionals and
    artists across the globe to study in the US..
  2. Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders –
    Scholarships for African students from sub-Saharan Africa to study in
    the US aims at improving leadership and business skills.
  3. MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program – Scholarships for students from Africa to study in the US and Africa.
  4. MSFS Full-Tuition Scholarship @ Georgetown University
    – Scholarships for African students from sub-Saharan Africa to study in
    the US and is only for the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS)
    program at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
  5. Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship @ Stanford University – Scholarships for Africans who wish to study at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business on the MBA program.
  6. Zawadi Africa Education Fund for Young African Women – Scholarship is for female students from poor backgrounds from Africa to study in other African countries or the US.

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