Engineering Scholarships for African Students, 2017

Diverse Engineering Scholarships for African Students are offered in various streams like mechanical, chemical, civil, electronics, computer science engineering etc. Engineering is a demanding and promising career option in today’s scenario. It also attracts various colleges and universities to spend more via financial aids and grants to make it accessible to a large number of students. Many developed nations’ organizations and universities offer scholarships for African students to make them taste quality education. Engineering scholarships help students worldwide to build their way towards miscellaneous career opportunities. Below is the compact list of engineering scholarships available for the students of Africa to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs.

TWAS Prizes for Developing Countries Scientists
Scholarship Provider:
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).
Eligible Students: Scientific research achievement of outstanding significance for the development of scientific thought.
Course: Prizes are available to individual scientists.
Award Details:
TWAS awards nine prizes of USD15,000 each.
Application Deadline:
29th February each year

La Trobe University-Industry Focused PhD Scholarships
Scholarship Provider: La Trobe University
Eligible Students: Applicants should have an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or closely related fields.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Award Details:
Each PhD candidate will receive a stipend of $30,000 per annum for 3 years.
Application Deadline:
31st of January each year

European Supply Chain Professional Scholarships
Scholarship Provider: Zaragoza Logistics Center
Eligible Students: Scholarships are awarded only to students who have been admitted to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree program.
Award Details:
ZLC will award a number of scholarships consisting of reduction in tuition for the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering which currently amounts to €24,000.
Application Deadline:
May 15th each year

Zaragoza Logistics Center Alumni Scholarship
Scholarship Provider: Zaragoza Logistics Center
Eligible Students: Applicant should have completed a four year undergraduate program equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree.
Course: Scholarships are awarded for MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.
Award Details:
Scholarships are awarded only to students who have been admitted to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics.
Application Deadline:
June 30th each year

IISc PhD/MSc Fellowships for International Students

Scholarship Provider:
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Eligible Students: Foreign students are eligible to apply only for a Ph.D. programme or an M.Sc.(Engg) programme.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing a PhD or M.Sc.(Engg) degree programme at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc).
Award Details:
This fellowship is usually adequate to pay tuition fees, hostel and mess fees and cover your living expenses.
Application Deadline:
 4 February each year

East African Development Bank Scholarship Program
Scholarship Provider:
East African Development Bank
Eligible Students: Citizens of the EADB member states of Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate degree programme.
Award Details:
It covers full tuition, room and board plus living expenses and student’s annual health insurance so to pursue a Master’s degree in math and engineering.
Application Deadline:
May 1, for the fall and November 15 for the Spring Semester

College of Engineering Zienkiewicz PhD Scholarships
Scholarship Provider: Swansea University
Eligible Students: Applicants must be highly motivated individuals with excellent communication skills.
Course: Scholarships are provided for PhD studies at Swansea University.
Award Details:
The scholarship fund will be allocated to a range of students with variable scholarships.
Application Deadline:
1st February each year

University of Sheffield Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarship Provider:
 University of Sheffield
Eligible Students: Applicants must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
Course: Scholarships are available for international students to pursue a undergraduate degree level.
Award Details:
Each scholarship is worth 50% of the Undergraduate annual tuition fee.
Application Deadline:
15 April each year

Deutsche Post DHL Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarship Provider:
 University of Edinburgh and Deutsche Post DHL
Eligible Students: The scholarships are competitive and awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at University of Edinburgh.
Award Details:
The scholarship covers an annual maintenance allowance of £2,000 and is tenable for the duration of the programme of study.
Application Deadline:
15th April each year

International Scholarship for Advanced Standing Students
Scholarship Provider:
 University of Queensland
Eligible Students:The successful applicants must be classed as an international student in Australia
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme at University of Queensland.
Award Details:
The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee for the duration of a standard undergraduate program.
Application Deadline:
30 April each year

High Achiever Foundation Prize for African Students
Scholarship Provider: University of Nottingham, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants already hold an offer to start a full-time foundation programme at Nottingham.
Course: Prizes are available for pursuing foundation courses at University of Nottingham.
Award Details:
The value of undergraduate high achiever prize is £2,000 towards tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 15 April each year

MIT-Zaragoza African Supply Chain Professional Scholarships
Scholarship Provider: Zaragoza Logistics Center, Spain
Eligible Students: Applicants should be African citizenship
Course: Scholarships are available for engineering program at master’s level.
Award Details:
ZLC will award a number of scholarships consisting of reduction in tuition which currently amounts to €24,000.
Application Deadline:
April each year

University of Birmingham Postgraduate Scholarship
Scholarship Provider:
University of Birmingham, UK
Eligible Students: Scholarship is open to new and current full-time PG students.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree level at University of Birmingham in the UK.
Award Details:
This scholarship will cover the home rate of postgraduate tuition fees.
Application Deadline:
13 May each year

Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students
Scholarship Provider:
King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia
Eligible Students: The Applicant’s age doesn’t exceed (35) years For PhD, and (30) years for Masters.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing Postgraduate programmes (Masters and PhD programme).
Award Details:
Applicants will get a monthly bursary of SR 1,900.
Application Deadline:
 28 February each year

Trinity College Dublin Postgraduate Ussher Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: Trinity College Dublin
Eligible Students: Postgraduate Fellowships are available to new entrants to the full-time PhD register
Course: Fellowship is available for pursuing postgraduate programme.
Award Details:
The Fellowship fully covers EU and non-EU fees and provides an annual maintenance of €13,000 for three years.
Application Deadline:
1st of May each year

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