If you are a high-achieving African student with the ambition to change your future then here you have a fortuitous opportunity to apply for one of the Best International Scholarships for African Students.
Mentioned below scholarships provide various range of awards and some also are fully-funded that cover the course fees, flights, accommodation, and living costs.
Go ahead and take a look at our given list of the scholarships offered by private and public organizations. Wish you all the best!!
MasterCard International Scholarships at McGill University
McGill University is offering MasterCard International Scholarships for students from individual countries. The scholarship is open for studying the master’s degree coursework for the academic year 2020-2021. 24 scholarships at the Master’s level will be awarded to each winning candidate.
Erasmus Mundus Scholarships at the University of Glasgow
The University of Glasgow is now accepting applications for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for highly motivated African students to study in the UK. The university offers these grants to those candidates who will study the postgraduate degree at the university. The university provides various benefits for students through the duration of their studies.
Provider: University of Glasgow
Deadline: January 8, 2021
African Scholarships at Edinburgh Napier University in the UK, 2021
Applications are open for the African Scholarships offered by the Edinburgh Napier University in the academic session 2019/20. The scholarship is providing a grant of £3,000 for bachelors and masters students. Candidates must have to take admission in an undergraduate and postgraduate degree program at the university.
Provided By: Edinburgh Napier University
Course: Bachelors and Masters Degree
Application Deadline: Open for January 2021 entry
David and Elaine Potter Fellowships in South Africa, 2020
The ‘David and Elaine Potter Foundation’ is delighted to offer its Fellowship program for South African applicants in order to complete masters and doctorate studies. Applicants must be intended to contribute to civil society in South Africa, by leveraging their educational advantage in any discipline. The scholarship covers the full cost of course fees.
Provided By: David and Elaine Potter Foundation
Course: Master and Doctorate program
Award: Covers the full cost of course fees
Application Deadline: October 21, 2020
ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America
The Zukunftskolleg is offering the post-doctoral ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Applicants must hold a doctorate (max. 2 years of postdoctoral experience) OR are a doctoral student in your last year. The scholarship will provide the Stipend and travel costs.
Award: Stipend and travel costs
Deadline: The call is closed now.
Ruth First Scholarship for African Students in the UK
Ruth First Scholarship for African Students is offering Ruth First Scholarship for African Students at Durham University. The Studentship is open for studying the honours and masters degree coursework for the academic year 2020-2021. Each winning candidate will get various benefits for their studies at Durham University.
Provider: Durham University
Course: Honours and masters
Development Trust Africa Scholarships
High achieving aspirants from African countries are invited to apply for the Development Trust Africa Scholarships at Loughborough University. The grant is open for those eligible candidates who will study the master’s degree coursework in session 2020-2021. Each winning candidate will receive 100% of the course fees for their chosen postgraduate taught course for one year.
Provider: Loughborough University
Award: 100% of the course fees
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Standard Bank Chairman’s Scholarship for African Students
African students have a great opportunity to apply for the Standard Bank Chairman’s Scholarship at Magdalene College in the UK. Scholarships are offered each year to academically excellent candidates holding a University offer for an MPhil degree program. The scholarships are full awards that cover University Fees (overseas rate), a full maintenance grant for a single person, and a £2,500 travel and settling-in allowance.
Provider: Standard Bank
Deadline: March 13, 2020
University College London Scholarships for International Students
University College London is offering scholarships for outstanding international students to study in the UK. The grant is open for those brightest candidates who have a desire to undertake research degree program in any subject offered by the university for the academic year 2020-2021. The scholarships consist of fees equivalent to the standard postgraduate £5210, plus a maintenance stipend £17,280 for full-time study (benefits are calculated ‘pro-rata’ for part-time students).
Provider: University College London
Deadline: January 10, 2020
China-Africa Friendship General Scholar Program at Wuhan University 2020
Wuhan University is providing international students with an opportunity to apply for the China-Africa Friendship General Scholar Program in China. The studentship is open for pursuing any degree program offered by the university. Applicants will receive Tuition waiver; Accommodation (700RMB/per month); Living allowance: (3000RMB/per month); Comprehensive medical insurance.
Provider: Wuhan University
Course: Any degree
Deadline: April 30, 2020
The University of Limpopo Undergraduate and Honours Scholarships in South Africa, 2019
The University of Limpopo is providing undergraduate and honors Scholarships for South African students. To be eligible for this grant, the applicant must be enrolling in the bachelor degree coursework for the academic year 2019-2020. The studentship will provide the educational fund for the duration of the program.
Provided By: University of Limpopo
Course: Undergraduate degree
Award: Educational fund
Application Deadline: August 8, 2019
Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate Study In South Africa, 2020
The Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust is offering Canon Collins Scholarships program for helping African students in the cost of education in South Africa. Through this program, you can build a bright future with the help of the university teachers. The free education grants will be valued from R20, 000 to R100, 000 depending on student circumstances.
Provided By: Canon Collins Educational & Legal Assistance Trust
Award: R20,000 to R100,000
Application Deadline: August 19, 2019
SA-GER CDR funding for Sub-Saharan African Students in South Africa, 2019
SA-GER CDR Foundation is providing a brilliant opportunity for the students to acquire a fully-funded position at the University of the Western Cape. Grants incorporate monthly allowances of 650 Euro in addition to travel stipends for Master competitors and 900 Euro in addition to travel recompenses for PhD applicants. If you are willing to be empowered with this grant, you have to be enrolled in MA in the subject area of development studies, public administration, development management, and PhD.
Provided By: SA-GER CDR Foundation
Course: MA and Ph D Degree
Award: 650 Euro, 900 Euro
Application Deadline: November 30, 2019
Faculty of Science Postgraduate Elite Scholarships for Africans at the University of Strathclyde in UK, 2019
The University of Strathclyde is pleased to announce the Faculty of Science Postgraduate Elite Scholarships for African Students. The sponsorship will provide tuition fees for students studying on MSc/PGT programs in Science. Students must hold an offer of study on a course at the University of Strathclyde.
Provided By: University of Strathclyde
Course: Postgraduate Taught
Award: Between £2500 and £4000
Application Deadline: September 16, 2019
QUT Master of Philosophy Development Scholarships for International Students, 2019
The QUT Master of Philosophy Development Scholarships program is designed by the Queensland University of Technology in Australia. You must be a full-time student who does not hold another scholarship that is worth more than 75% of the Master of Philosophy Development Scholarship. Scholars of this educational award will receive a living allowance for 1.5 years, indexed annually $27,596 and also a research degree tuition fee sponsorship together with OSHC.
Provided By: Queensland University of Technology
Application Deadline: October 30, 2020
MIPLC DAAD funding for Students from Developing Countries in Germany, 2019
Funded by DAAD, the award is available for providing financial support to candidates from developing countries who would like to study the postgraduate degree program in law at MIPLC. The applicant must have at least two years of full-time professional experience gained in a public authority. The grantee will get a full waiver of the MIPLC tuition and participation fee and a monthly stipend of EUR 850.
Provided By: German Academic Exchange Service
Course: Masters Degree coursework
Award: A monthly stipend of EUR 850
Application Deadline: Between June 1 and October 15 for the following academic year.