Scholarship for Africans To Study Anywhere

Scholarship for Africans To Study Anywhere

African countries being among the developing countries of  the world enjoy some certain privileges from most developing countries, many African students who wish to study abroad are offered scholarships and financial grants from government, scholarships available for African students are sometimes offered by Commonwealth, universities and individuals. This scholarship is always aimed to assist African students to study overseas sometimes in their own country to be part of the African transformation team.

To study anywhere:

1. Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Fund 

This scholarship opportunity is open to African students who wish to study in London school of hygiene and tropical medicine ,Nagasaki university Japan  and london institute of tropical meddicine in any course related to disease control in africa, in their Masters.

Website: http://www.alnscholarshipfund.org/

2. Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship Program 

This is a need based scholarship for Africans who wish to study for their Masters and PhD in any part of the world. 

Website: https://www.akdn.org/our-agencies/aga-khan-foundation/international-scholarship-programme

3. Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

This scholarship is offered  to Africans from Commonwealth nations who wish to study a distance learning program in their Masters in any university in UK any part of the world.

Website: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/uk-universities/distance-learning/application-guidance-notes/

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4. The Beit Trust Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to students from the following African countries Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe to study in  UK, Ireland or south Africa. Applicants must have evidence of admission before applying.

Website: http://beittrust.org.uk/beit-trust-scholarships

5. Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships 

This scholarship offered to students from developing countries including African countries who wish to study in a developing country or hone country in a course that will be beneficial to his home country. It is a need based scholarship.

Website: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/wellsmountaininitiative

6. Women Techmakers Scholars Program

This scholarship is offered to women who wish to study computer science, computer engineering or related courses from Africa, Europe and middle East to study in a university located at the aforementioned regions.

Website: https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars

7. Rotary Peace Fellowships

This scholarship opportunity is open to Africans who wish to study in one of the top universities in the world for their Masters degree and fellowship courses.

Website: https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/peace-fellowships?gclid=CjwKCAjwrcH3BRApEiwAxjdPTT8L2qHtOo4tvQlgP1uZ09K7dEWC-8V_Ix9jwI6oGane_0CzNdvPhhoCZ6EQAvD_BwE

To study in Africa

1. ACCESS Kenya

This scholarship covers half of students tuition fee and is offered to Kenyans to study in any university in Kenya.

Website: https://acceskenya.org/what-we-do/scholarships/

2. Mandela Rhodes Scholarships

This scholarship is offered to Africans with leadership skills to study in a south African university.

Website: https://www.mandelarhodes.org/scholarship/apply/

3. Jim Ovia Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Nigerians to study in a Nigerian university. It includes tuition and maintenance fee.

Website: https://www.jimoviafoundation.org/programmes/jim-ovia-scholarship

4. The Graduate Institute Geneva 

This scholarship is awarded to Africans and it covers accommodation and tuition fees for their Masters and PhD it is Based on need and is awarded in terms of merit.

Website: https://graduateinstitute.ch/specificscholarships#:~:text=To%20strengthen%20our%20collaboration%20with,financial%20needs%20and%20academic%20excellence.

5. WAAW Foundation Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to  female Africans to study a course in the following areas Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics in any African countries.

Website: http://waawfoundation.org/scholarships/

6. NNPC- Exxon Mobil scholarship

This scholarship opportunity is awarded to Nigerians to study in a  Nigerian university to study any of the following courses Petroleum Engineering,Chemical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering,Electrical/Electronics Engineering,Civil Engineering,Geology/Geophysics,Medicine (MBBS Only),Agricultural Science (And related fields),Computer Science

Website: https://scholarship.nnpcmpn.com.ng/register.php

To Study in a Pacific- Asian Nations

1. Master’s Degree ABE Initiative 

This scholarship opportunity is open to Africans who wish to study in Japan in any course related to development for their Masters.

Website: https://www.jica.go.jp/english/countries/africa/internship.html

2. Australia Awards Africa

This scholarship is awarded to Africans by the Australian government to gain their Masters or professional training.

Website: http://www.australiaawardsafrica.org/

To study in Europe

Belgium

1. VLIR-UOS Awards Scholarships

It is offered to students from Asia, Latin America and Africa  for their Masters or training in a development related course.

Website: https://www.vliruos.be/en/scholarships/6

Germany

1. DRD-DAAD Merit Scholarships 

This scholarship is awarded to Africans who wish to study their Masters or PhD in any Development related course in Germany.

Website: http://www.cdr-sa.org/index.php/scholarships-in-development-studies.html

Ireland

1. Irish Aid Scholarship Program 

This scholarship is awarded by the Irish government to students Tanzania to study their Masters in Ireland.

Website: https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/tanzania/our-services/opportunities-to-study-in-ireland/

 Netherlands

1. Orange Knowledge Program

This scholarship is offered to students from all nationalities to study a vocational course 

Website: https://www.studyinholland.nl/study/scholarships/highlighted-scholarships/orange-knowledge-programme

2. Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships at TU Delft

This scholarship is open to sub Saharan Africans to study in Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) for their Masters.

Website: https://www.tudelft.nl/en/education/practical-matters/scholarships/sub-saharan-africa-excellence-scholarships/

UK

1. African Excellence Fee Waiver at The University of Glasgow 

This scholarship is awarded based on merit to african students who wishto study in the university of Glasgow for their Masters degree.

Website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=309

2. African Graduate scholarships at UCL

This is a need based and merit scholarship offered to Africans to study in University college London in a masters program in  the institute for global health.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/igh/study/fees-funding/index

3. African Postgraduate Scholarships at Edinburgh Napier University 

This scholarship is offered to Africans who wish to study in Edinburgh Napier university for their postgraduate program, it is a merit and partial scholarship.

Website: https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/bursaries/african-scholarships

4. Commonwealth Scholarships at SOAS

This scholarship opportunity is offered to Africans students from Commonwealth nations to study in SOAS on development related program in their Masters.

Website: https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/soas-hakluyt-scholarship.html

5. Ruth First Scholarship at Durham University

This scholarship is offered to Africans from the following nations Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe to study in Durham university for their postgraduate programs.

Website: http://community.dur.ac.uk/ruthfirst.trust/

6. Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships at Oxford University 

This scholarship opportunity is offered to students who studied in a south African university to study in Oxford university for their Masters or PhD.

Website: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate/fees-and-funding/fees-funding-and-scholarship-search/scholarships-2#oppenheimer

7. African Scholarships at The University of Edinburgh 

This scholarship is awarded based on merit to  Africans who wish to study their Masters or PhD in the university of Edinburgh

Website: https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/bursaries/african-scholarships

8. The Centre of African Studies Visiting Fellowship at  The University of Cambridge 

This scholarship is awarded to Africans who are holding a research position in a university or teaching to conduct research and writing in university of Cambridge.

Website:https://www.african.cam.ac.uk/research/visitors#:~:text=The%20Centre%20of%20African%20Studies,at%20the%20Centre%20in%20Cambridge.&text=Candidates%20must%20hold%20a%20teaching%20or%20research%20position%20at%20an%20African%20university.

9. The Ibrahim Scholarship Program

This scholarship is awarded to aspiring African leaders to study their Masters and PhD in any of the following institutions London Business School, SOAS or the University of Birmingham

Website: http://mo.ibrahim.foundation/fellowships/scholarships/

10. Africa Graduate Scholarships at UCL 

This  scholarship is awarded to Africans who wish to study in University college London and needs financial assistance. 

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/global-health/teaching/fees-funding/scholarships

To study in US

1. Fulbright Foreign Student Program 

This scholarship is awarded to graduates  across the globe to study in US .

Website: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/fulbright-foreign-student-program

2. Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

This scholarship is awarded to students from sub Saharan Africans to study in the US and gain leadership skills and business skills.

Website: https://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/washington-fellowship/

3. MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

This scholarship is awarded to Africans to study in US or African countries  

Website: https://mastercardfdn.org/all/scholars/

4. MSFS Full-Tuition Scholarship at Georgetown University 

This scholarship is awarded to students from sub Saharan African countries to study  a masters in foreign affairs in Georgetown University. 

Website: https://msfs.georgetown.edu/msfs-continues-Africa-scholarship

5. Stanford GSB Need-Based Fellowship at Stanford University

This scholarship is awarded to African students who wish to study a master’s in business administration in Stanford University and demonstrated a financial need.

Website: https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/mba/financial-aid/types-aid/stanford-gsb-fellowships/stanford-africa-mba-fellowship

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6. Zawadi Africa Education Fund for Young African Women 

This scholarship is awarded to Africans from disadvantage background to study in Africa or any African country.

Website: http://www.zawadiafrica.org/

7. 7UP Harvard Business School Scholarship

This scholarship opportunity is open to  Nigerians who wish to study in Harvard business school  it covers tuition fees, accommodation and plane ticket back.

Website: https://www.hbs.edu/mba/financial-aid/tuition-assistance/external-funding/Pages/international-students.aspx

They’re some many scholarships to study for Africans to study in Africa or any part of the world but we have been able to get  the few we can but you can also check our post on scholarship to study in  Canada, US,UK etc or the country of interest embassy website or going to the embassy and going  to university website and studying the available scholarships. Good luck as you apply.

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