Africa Scholarships

Study in Africa with Scholarships and Financial Aid – Find best scholarships for African students for studying college degree in Africa and abroad. World’s top universities are offering fully-funded online college scholarships to study abroad. However the competition is high for graduate colleges and African students must apply in advance for college admissions. Learn how to apply for scholarships with and get full help for aid for college.

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Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship for Masters Students in UK, 2016

  • The London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Masters Degree Program

London School of Economics and Political Science is inviting applications for Ambassador E.O. Kolade scholarship for masters students. Eligible applicants must be a national of, and resident in, a country in Sub-Saharan Africa. The selection will be based on merit and […]

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LSE Margaret Bennett Scholarship for Female Students from Africa, UK

  • The London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom)
  • LLM Programme

The London School of Economics and Political Science is inviting applications for Margaret Bennett Scholarship. Scholarship is available for female students from Africa to pursue LLM programme. To be considered for this scholarship, you must have completed the 2016/17 LSE Graduate […]

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British High Commission Cameroon Women’s Scholarship, 2015-2016

  • British High Commission in Cameroon
  • Masters Degree Programme

British High Commission is offering Cameroon Women’s Scholarship for 2015-2016 academic year. Up to ten scholarships will be awarded to pursue masters degree programme at any recognized university in Cameroon for studies related to Commonwealth values and principles. The award is a […]

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Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship in UK, 2016

  • University of Essex, United Kingdom
  • Master’s Degree Program

University of Essex is inviting applications for academic excellence international masters scholarship. These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and all academic applications will automatically be considered. Successful applicants will be notified of their award by […]

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TOTAL South Africa Bursary Scheme, 2016

  • Total South Africa (TSA), South Africa
  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree Programme

Applications are invited for Total South Africa Bursary Scheme from learners who require financial assistance for full time tuition at an FET college or a university in order for them to achieve a formal qualification e.g. a certificate, diploma or degree. To be […]

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NNPC/Total Scholarship Scheme for Nigerian Students, 2015-2016

  • Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI)
  • Undergraduate Programme

Applications are invited for NNPC/Total Scholarship Scheme from deserving Nigerian students in the tertiary institutions in the country. Students must be certified 100 or 200 level students at the time of application. The programme is aimed at promoting academic excellence and quality […]

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Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme in Ireland, 2016-2017

  • ICOS – Irish Council for International Students
  • Postgraduate Degree Programme

The Kader Asmal Fellowship programme is available for students of South Africa or Zimbabwe (in possession of a South African permanent resident permit). There are approximately eight fellowships under the general strand and one Human Rights Law fellowship available in 2016. However awards will be made […]

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Fulbright South African Visiting Scholar or Research Program, 2016-2017

  • The US Department of State, United States of America
  • 3 to 9 months Postdoctoral Research Programme

Applications are invited for Fulbright visiting scholar program to conduct independent postdoctoral research at a U.S. academic institution. Applicants must be South African citizens and must have doctoral degree or equivalent professional/terminal degree. Up to 8 to 10 grants will […]

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2016 AFD-PSIA Student Scholarship for African Students, France

  • Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency, France
  • Masters Programme

Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency together are offering Student Scholarship program for African students. There are multiple scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition fee grants offered every year for incoming […]

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Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarships in Australia, 2016

  • State Government of Victoria in partnership with Victoria's universities
  • Doctoral Degree Program

State Government of Victoria in partnership with Victoria’s universities are inviting applications for Latin America doctoral scholarships. The successful applicants will receive a scholarship of AUD$90,000 to cover living expenses over three years and a full fee waiver. The Victoria […]

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PROVIA Visiting Fellowship Programme for African and Asian Fellows, 2016

  • The Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) and START
  • Four weeks Residential Programme

Applications are invited for PROVIA visiting fellowship programme from young professionals and researchers to engage in PROVIA. A pilot round of fellowships is offered for five fellows, with two selected from Africa and three from Asia. Each fellow will be matched with a […]

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Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Fellowships, 2016

  • The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • Research Programme

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing academic projects. These are offered throughout Africa as well as India. CSIR Fellowships are available at different levels of study. CSIR provides various fellowships for […]

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GDAI PhD Scholarship for African Students at SOAS in UK, 2016

  • The Mo Ibrahim Foundation, United Kingdom
  • PhD Programme

Applications are invited for Mo Ibrahim Foundation scholarship available for African students at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in UK. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scholarship is awarded for undertaking PhD research programme (Full time) that directly address or be applicable to […]

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Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP) in Germany, 2016-2017

  • Volkswagen Foundation
  • Research Program

The Volkswagen Foundation is supporting Global Challenges Fellowship to conduct research for journal articles and/or policy papers and participate in a series of small working group discussions and seminars. Applicants must hold an academic degree (master’s, PhD or equivalent) in the […]

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2016 EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development Fellowships

  • European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and WHO/TDR
  • Clinical Research

EDCTP and WHO/TDR are jointly implementing clinical fellowships to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). WHO/TDR will fund fellows employed by a research institution (home organisation) in any LMICs for […]

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African Peacebuilding Network (APN) Individual Research Grants in Africa, 2016

  • The African Peace building Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
  • Research Programme

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is offering research grants for African researchers, policy analysts and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues. Grants are awarded on a competitive, peer-reviewed basis and are intended […]

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