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50 Best Scholarships for African Students 2024-2025

Looking for the best scholarship for African students to apply for this 2024-2025 session. Here are top 50 ongoing scholarships for African students to study abroad and home. Apply Now

  • African Union (AU) Internship Program 2024

    The African Union Internship Program provides an opportunity for interns to complement their educational experience and to develop their professional skills and experience through The AU internship program is a full-time engagement through which qualified individuals from diverse academic background

    Published: 2024-03-08 Type: Internship Deadline: October 31, 2024

  • DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters Scholarship for Developing Countries 2024

    The DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (known as Public Policy and Good Governance) supports future leaders from developing countries (see list of countries), who want to promote democracy and social justice in their home countries. The programme, which is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, off

    Published: 2024-04-16 Type: Masters Study in: Germany Deadline: July 31, 2024

  • Bangor University Commonwealth Scholarships for African Students (UK) 2024

    Bangor University and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission are jointly funding 6 scholarships for masters study at Bangor University in September 2024.

    Published: 2023-09-20 Type: Masters Study in: United Kingdom Deadline: December 31, 2024

  • University of Pretoria Mastercard Foundation 2024 Scholarship Program for African Students

    The University of Pretoria (UP) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation has been offering scholarships for high-achieving African students who studied undergraduate and postgraduate levels since January 2014. The Foundation will be entering into a new phase in January 2024 and it will tar

    Published: 2024-05-06 Type: Undergraduate Study in: South Africa Deadline: September 30, 2024

  • Apply Now: Think Canada Education Annual Essay Competition for Africa 2024

    We are thrilled to announce the 1st Edition of the Think Canada Education Annual Essay Competition – an opportunity for young bright minds across Nigeria and Ghana to shape the future of education. Theme "Future Trends in Education Industry: Challenges and Opportunities fo

    Published: 2024-06-10 Type: Contest Deadline: July 21, 2024

  • St Clare's Oxford Excellence Scholarship for Undergraduate Students at University of Birmingham 2024

    In partnership with St Clare’s, Oxford, the University of Birmingham is pleased to provide this scholarship for academic high achievers.

    Published: 2024-02-13 Type: Undergraduate Study in: United Kingdom Deadline: July 26, 2024

  • Call for Applications: AERC PhD Fellowships for African Students 2024

    The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) was established in 1988 as a public not-for-profit organization devoted to the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa. The Consortium’s mandate and strategic intent is built on the basis that sustained development in sub-S

    Published: 2024-04-17 Type: PhD Deadline: August 31, 2024

  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Fellows Programme 2024

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) leads international efforts to defeat hunger and to achieve food security for all and to make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With 195 Members, FAO works in over 130 coun

    Published: 2024-02-02 Type: Fellowship Deadline: August 25, 2024

  • LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa (HRDA) at University Of Pretoria 2024

    The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa (HRDA) is a prestigious one-year intensive course where 25-30 exceptional individuals spend six months in Pretoria and six months at one of the 12 partner universities all over Africa. They are taught by eminent lecturers in the f

    Published: 2024-03-04 Type: Masters Study in: South Africa Deadline: July 31, 2024

  • WAC-SRT/DAAD 2024 Scholarships Program for African Students

    The West African Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC-SRT) at Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS) in Wa, Ghana, is pleased to announce applications for the 2024/2025 academic year. Under the prestigious DAAD Scholarship program, schol

    Published: 2024-06-26 Type: Masters Study in: Ghana Deadline: July 15, 2024

  • WAC-SRT/DAAD 2024 Scholarships Program for African Students

    The West African Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC-SRT) at Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS) in Wa, Ghana, is pleased to announce applications for the 2024/2025 academic year. Under the prestigious DAAD Scholarship program, schol

    Published: 2024-06-26 Type: PhD Deadline: July 15, 2024

  • Stanford University Knight Hennessy Scholars Program 2024

    Knight-Hennessy scholars develop deep domain expertise in their Stanford graduate program, and build on this domain expertise through exposure to a wide range of disciplines and cultures within the Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS) community. Scholars participate in the King Global Leadership Program (

    Published: 2024-06-07 Type: Masters Study in: United States Deadline: October 9, 2024

  • 2024 University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships

    The Melbourne Research Scholarship and Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship are offered to high-achieving international and domestic students who are enrolling in a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne.  The University awards over 300 scholarships per year to intern

    Published: 2024-05-10 Type: Postgraduate Study in: Australia Value: USD 135,000 Deadline: October 31, 2024

  • University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship Program 2024

    Each year, more than $2 million dollars in university graduate fellowships are offered to full-time master’s and PhD students to recognize and support academic excellence. The fellowships are offered to students who have demonstrated superior intellectual ability and academic ac

    Published: 2024-03-26 Type: Postgraduate Study in: Canada Deadline: November 1, 2024

  • Call for Applications: Simmons University Distinguished Scholar Award 2024

    The Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award is a competitive merit award that recognizes the best and brightest students interested in a transformative education at Simmons University. This is a prestigious and competitive Simmons scholarship offered to students with exceptional academic achievements

    Published: 2024-05-09 Type: Undergraduate Study in: United States Deadline: December 1, 2024

  • Apply Now: TEFEM Fellowship Program for African Students 2024

    We're excited to launch our fellowship program, designed to equip 20,000 African women with essential tech skills by 2030. Join our community of trailblazing women in tech and take the first step towards a brighter future. Who can be a TAF fellow: Passionate about technology and innovat

    Published: 2024-05-24 Type: Fellowship Deadline: July 31, 2024

  • PAGES 2024 Africa Mobility Fellowship for Early-Career Scientists

    The program aims to give limited support for travel and subsistence to early-career researchers from African countries (PhD students and postdocs at African institutions), who are interested in gaining experience in another African country. The final goal is to contribute to the development of colla

    Published: 2024-04-23 Type: Fellowship Deadline: August 15, 2024

  • 2024 University of Sussex Chancellor Scholarship for Masters Students

    University of Sussex Chancellor's Masters Scholarships are available for First Class graduates from institutions in the UK or Ireland. There are only 100 scholarships available, so there is a competitive application process. Applications are invited from qualified students who meet the requir

    Published: 2024-05-10 Type: Masters Study in: United Kingdom Deadline: August 1, 2024

  • Government of Hong Kong Scholarship Program For African Students 2024

    The Government of Hong Kong Full-Tuition Scholarships offer an exceptional opportunity for aspiring educators in Nigeria. This prestigious scholarship allows two students to pursue a four-year Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) at the Yew Chung College of Childhood Ed

    Published: 2024-07-03 Type: Masters Study in: Hong Kong Deadline: July 31, 2024

  • Call for Applications: Ireland Fellows Programme Africa 2024

    The Ireland Fellows Programme enables early to mid-career professionals from eligible countries, with leadership potential, to benefit from a prestigious, world-class, quality education contributing to capacity building. It offers selected students the opportunity to undertake a fully funded one-yea

    Published: 2024-07-04 Type: Fellowship Study in: Ireland Deadline: July 30, 2024

  • DAAD-MIDE 2024 Master’s in International Development Scholarship for Developing Countries

    HTW Berlin, the largest university of applied sciences in Berlin, offers an 18-month full-time Master’s degree programme in “International and Development Economics” (MIDE), taught entirely in English. Designed for students from developing and transitional countries as well as from

    Published: 2024-07-03 Type: Masters Study in: Germany Deadline: August 31, 2024

  • University of Oxford 2024 Rhodes Scholarship for African Students

    The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full time, postgraduate award which enables talented young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Applying for the Scholarship is a challenge, but it is an experience which has helped generations of young people to succeed

    Published: 2024-06-05 Type: Masters Study in: United Kingdom Deadline: August 1, 2024

  • Apply Now: University of Birmingham DeepMind Scholarship for International Students 2024

    The School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham is thrilled to announce two scholarships generously funded by DeepMind, that are open to applicants currently holding either a conditional offer or unconditional offer for the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at our UK Edg

    Published: 2024-06-03 Type: Masters Study in: United Kingdom Deadline: August 18, 2024

  • Standard Bank Group 2024 Bursary Fund for Undergraduate & Graduate Studies in South Africa

    The Standard Bank Group Bursary Programme is designed to promote academic excellence and shape the next generation of African talent and African leaders. The Standard Bank Group bursary considers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the fields of Agriculture, Commerce, Engineering, Mathemati

    Published: 2024-05-03 Type: Undergraduate Study in: South Africa Deadline: September 30, 2024

  • Standard Bank Group 2024 Bursary Fund for Undergraduate & Graduate Studies in South Africa

    The Standard Bank Group Bursary Programme is designed to promote academic excellence and shape the next generation of African talent and African leaders. The Standard Bank Group bursary considers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the fields of Agriculture, Commerce, Engineering, Mathemati

    Published: 2024-05-03 Type: Postgraduate Study in: South Africa Deadline: September 30, 2024

  • Mastercard Fund for Resilience and Prosperity Agribusiness Challenge Fund 2024

    The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Resilience and Prosperity is the second phase of a program from the Mastercard Foundation. The first phase was the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity, an eight-year program established in 2014. That Fund supported 38 participants fr

    Published: 2024-03-20 Type: Entrepreneurs Deadline: November 22, 2024

  • NNPC/TotalEnergies MIT-Empowering the Teachers Program (MIT-ETT) 2024

    The MIT-Empowering the Teachers (MIT-ETT) program provides an intense, semester long teaching-focused engagement for selected cohorts of faculty members (ETT Fellows) from African universities. By introducing the ETT Fellows to cutting edge student-focused teaching methodologies the ETT strives to f

    Published: 2024-04-04 Type: PhD Study in: Nigeria Deadline: September 27, 2024

  • Harvard University Academy Scholars Program 2024

    The Academy Scholars Program of The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their academic careers whose work combines excellence in a social science discipline with a command of the language and knowledge or expertise of countr

    Published: 2024-06-24 Type: PhD Study in: United States Value: $75,000 Deadline: September 20, 2024

  • 2024 Boston University Trustee Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

    Every year, BU welcomes approximately 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Many of our current Scholars had perfect 4.0 grade point averages in high school and ranked in the top of their class. In addition to exceptional academic credentials, Trustee Scholars are intellectuall

    Published: 2024-05-22 Type: Undergraduate Study in: United States Deadline: December 1, 2024

  • DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Scholarships for Developing Countries 2024

    With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialised countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their co

    Published: 2024-06-20 Type: Postgraduate Study in: Germany Deadline: Not Specified

  • Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship Program 2024

    The Academy welcomes applications from early-career researchers worldwide who have been awarded their PhD in the last four years. The scheme is funded by the Department for  Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) and provides funding for five years. Each application is capped at a maximum co

    Published: 2024-03-11 Type: Fellowship Deadline: September 18, 2024

  • World Bank Group 2024 Africa Fellowship Program

    The program targets young talented African nationals who are completing or have recently completed their Ph.D. in an area relevant to the World Bank’s work. The fellowship program has been very successful since its inception, building a strong pipeline of young African talent in

    Published: 2024-04-22 Type: Fellowship Deadline: December 31, 2024

  • American University Next Emerging Global Leader Scholar Award 2025

    The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. Bringing together the best of AU - academic excellence, leadership development, and global engagement - the AU Emerging Global Leader achieves, inspires, and serves wit

    Published: 2024-04-25 Type: Postgraduate Study in: United States Value: USD 4,000 Deadline: January 15, 2025

  • Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) For African Women 2024

    The MMEG mission is to assist women from developing countries who are pursuing their education with the aim of improving the lives of women and children in their countries. We are one of the few organizations who provide financial assistance to such women. In past years, grants of up to US$15,0

    Published: 2024-05-20 Type: Postgraduate Study in: South Africa Deadline: September 14, 2024

  • Apply Now: Pan African University 2024 Financial Aid for Undergraduate Programmes

    At PAU we are committed to helping the best minds and leaders of tomorrow actualise their potential. Through the world-class education, we offer for four years, our extensive community of alumni providing career opportunities and a network of support that lasts a lifetime, we assist and guide you to

    Published: 2024-05-31 Type: Undergraduate Study in: Nigeria Deadline: August 5, 2024

  • Call for Applications: GREEN-STEM Intra-Africa Scholarships for African Women 2024

    GREEN-STEM scholarships will empower up to 92 young talents, students and staff to experience an intra-Africa mobility in the partner institution from short to long term: FIRST CALL IS OPEN NOW TO WOMEN FOR FULL PROGRAMS IN ONE OF THE GREEN-STEM PARTNER UNIVERSITIES SCHOLARSHIPS are only avail

    Published: 2024-06-07 Type: Postgraduate Deadline: December 1, 2024

  • Call for Applications: A*STAR Graduate Scholarship for International Students 2024

    The A*STAR Graduate Scholarship (AGS) will finance up to four years of your PhD or EngD studies at an autonomous universities in Singapore. As an AGS scholar, you will be exposed to industry-oriented and user-inspired R&D projects. You will also have the opportunity to take part in an oversea

    Published: 2024-05-14 Type: Postgraduate Study in: Singapore Deadline: August 1, 2024

  • University of Toronto Lester B. Pearson Scholarship Program 2024

    The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships at the University of Toronto provide an unparalleled opportunity for outstanding international students to study at one of the world’s best universities in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. The scholarship program is intended t

    Published: 2024-06-18 Type: Undergraduate Study in: Canada Deadline: November 8, 2024

  • Danish Government Scholarships for Engineering International Students at University of Southern Denmark 2024

    The University of Southern Denmark offers a limited number of scholarships through the Danish Government Scholarship programme to highly qualified applicants in recognition of the important investment that overseas students make during their education.

    Published: 2024-06-25 Type: Masters Study in: Denmark Deadline: September 1, 2024

  • AFREXIM Bank Fashion Program for Fashion Designers 2024

    African Export-Import Bank’s Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) and Portugal’s National Association of Young Entrepreneurs (ANJE) have launched a call for applications from Fashion Designers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Diaspora to participate in the fifth edition of the flag

    Published: 2023-12-27 Type: College School Deadline: December 31, 2024

  • University of Waikato Vice Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship for International Students 2024

    The University welcomes applications for the Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship from international students who are new to studying at the University of Waikato, and who will be coming to study here for face-to-face study in 2024. Students who study online&n

    Published: 2024-05-28 Type: Masters Study in: New Zealand Value: NZD$15,000 Deadline: December 31, 2025

  • Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2024

    The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social, and research-based growth. The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fello

    Published: 2024-04-16 Type: Fellowship Study in: Canada Value: $70,000 Deadline: September 17, 2024

  • WMD Hurford Youth Fellowship Program for Youths Worldwide 2024

    The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program seeks to build the leadership skills and harness the potential of young democracy activists from around the world. Through the Program, young activists spend three months at the World Movement’s Secretariat, during which they expand their global connections

    Published: 2024-06-14 Type: Fellowship Study in: United States Deadline: July 31, 2024

  • Canon Collins Trust 2024 Ireland Fellows Programme for Africans

    The Ireland Fellows Programme enables early to mid-career professionals from eligible countries, with leadership potential, to benefit from a prestigious, world-class, quality education contributing to capacity building. It offers selected students the opportunity to undertake a fully funded one-yea

    Published: 2024-06-19 Type: Fellowship Deadline: July 31, 2024

  • University Of Michigan Dearborn Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students 2024

    To prepare students to pursue higher education internationally despite the complex financial challenges that they face, the University of Michigan–Dearborn has decided to award students the International Undergraduate Scholarships. To be able to win this scholarship, students must

    Published: 2024-06-18 Type: Undergraduate Study in: United States Value: $10,000 Deadline: November 15, 2024

  • Wole Ogunyemi Foundation Scholarship Program for Undergraduate Students 2024

    The Wole Ogunyemi Foundation undergraduate scholarship program offers financial support to economically disadvantaged students in Nigerian universities. Selected awardees receive a cash prize of  N100,000 to cover a range of educational expenses including tuition and fees, room and board,

    Published: 2024-07-02 Type: Undergraduate Study in: Nigeria Value: N100,000 Deadline: August 30, 2024

  • Apply Now: Vodacom Early Careers Programs for Young Graduates 2024

    This is a permanent employment opportunity underpinned by 2 years of skills training programme that is specifically designed for the development of future leaders. The applicants need to have completed at least their under graduate degree or degree equivalent by the end of 2024. Start date

    Published: 2024-06-04 Type: Training Study in: South Africa Deadline: August 30, 2024

  • Leiden University Excellence Scholarship for International Students 2024

    The Leiden University Excellence Scholarships 20024/25 is for excellent students joining a full-time Leiden University Master’s degree program – except LLM (non-advanced) and MSc programs at Leiden Law School.

    Published: 2024-07-11 Type: Masters Study in: Netherlands Deadline: October 1, 2024

  • IBM 2024 Call for Code Global Challenge

    It’s time! Join this year’s Call for Code Global Challenge now. Build solutions to address equitable access while building your generative AI skills with free watsonx training. Basic necessities like clean water and safe, affordable housing, or opportunities in education and fair gove

    Published: 2024-05-08 Type: Contest Deadline: October 17, 2024

  • Government of Canada 2025 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

    The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada's ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonst

    Published: 2024-07-04 Type: PhD Study in: Canada Value: $50,000 Deadline: October 30, 2024

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Best Study Abroad Scholarships for African Students 2024-2025

Finding the best scholarships is usually hard, that is why we have created this page for you. On this page you will constantly see best ongoing study abroad scholarships you can apply for. Most of tthem are prestigious scholarships for international students from Africa and developing countries to study abroad