Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2023-2024 (Page 2)

If you are a student who just completed your Bachelor’s degree and is looking to pursue a master’s degree, or have completed a master’s degree and is planning for your PhD, then it will interest you to know that there are certain post graduate degree scholarships specially designed to aid you with the financial assistance required to do that.

And because we know how important these study opportunities are to you, ScholarshipSet has found for you, (so you don’t have to) the best scholarships for postgraduate studies 2023-2024, which you can apply for to fund your studies.  Some of the postgraduate scholarships are fully funded while some are partially funded. The university to study ranges from your country to abroad

      • University Of Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Scholarships 2024

      • The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford. It was established in 1985 to encourage the scholarly study of Islam and the Islamic world. The Centre provides a meeting point for the Western and Islamic worlds of learning. At Oxford, it contribu
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: September 20, 2023
      • iDixcover Young African Fellowship Programme 2023

      • iDixcover Young African Fellowship Programme is now open and accepting applications for its 2023 Cohort. The fellowship program aim to bridge the gap between education and employability by providing comprehensive training and mentorship to young africans through an immersive and hands-on approach
        • Deadline: October 6, 2023
        • Posted: September 20, 2023
      • United Nation University (UNU-WIDER) Visiting PhD Fellowship Program 2023

      • The Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme gives registered doctoral students the opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research on developing economies, and to work with researchers in areas of mutual interest. Visiting PhD fellows typic
        • Deadline: September 30, 2023
        • Posted: September 18, 2023
      • Meet McKinsey Africa in London Networking And Insights 2023

      • Come learn how our work contributes to change across the continent, network with our consultants, and discover exciting career opportunities. McKinsey Africa is delighted to announce an exclusive event for individuals who are passionate about Africa and keen to engage with us to learn more about
        • Deadline: October 23, 2023
        • Posted: September 18, 2023
      • Financial Times/One World Media Journalism Fellowship 2023

      • In collaboration with the FT, we’re looking for a mid-career journalist from, based in and covering Sub-Saharan Africa, with an ambitious written story to tell a global audience.  Think big. This might be what you’d expect to see on the home page of one of the world’s bigge
        • Deadline: October 5, 2023
        • Posted: September 15, 2023
      • KAS-SAIIA Scholarship for African Masters Students 2024

      • The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a German political foundation named after the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. KAS operates worldwide intending to promote democracy through political education and training. Since 1999 KAS has funded a scholarship programme, run by the So
        • Deadline: September 22, 2023
        • Posted: September 15, 2023
      • UK Chevening Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2024-2025

      • Applications are now open. Apply for a Chevening Scholarship to study in the UK, home to many of the world's leading universities. Return home with the knowledge, network, and skills to turn your ideas for creative positive change into reality. Chevening is the UK government’s intern
        • Deadline: November 7, 2023
        • Posted: September 13, 2023
      • Canon Collins Trust Fully-Funded Commonwealth PhD Scholarships, UK 2024

      • Canon Collins Trust acts as a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships. We annually nominate 14 individuals for fully-funded Commonwealth Scholarships for PhD study at any UK university. Scholarships are offered under six development themes and all candidates must apply under one of these
        • Deadline: October 17, 2023
        • Posted: September 13, 2023
      • Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) Justice Fellowship Programme 2023

      • The Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) is a registered law clinic whose staff of social justice lawyers specializes in education law and policy, through conducting public interest litigation, legal research and advocacy, and community lawyering, to advance the right to equitable, safe, and quality ba
        • Deadline: September 30, 2023
        • Posted: September 12, 2023
      • Africa CDC African Epidemic Service – Epidemiology Track Fellowship Programmen2023

      • Africa CDC has developed a continental African Epidemic Service (AES), an elite workforce hosted and directed by the African Union. The African Epidemic Service has three tracks namely, Epidemiology, Laboratory Leadership and Public health informatics. The African Epidemic Service – Epidemiolo
        • Deadline: October 26, 2023
        • Posted: September 12, 2023
      • Kreditkortsval Scholarship Program for Economics Students 2023

      • We are dedicated to giving back to society and supporting future talents within finance. Therefore, we have initiated a scholarship program worth 5,000 SEK for economics students who will write a Bachelor’s or a Master’s thesis on a topic related to finance, credit cards, and the future
        • Deadline: April 30, 2024
        • Posted: September 11, 2023
      • Black Theatre Coalition Broadway Across America Fellowship 2023

      • Broadway Across America and Black Theatre Coalition have partnered to create a comprehensive paid fellowship program for Black-identifying college undergraduate juniors, seniors, recent college graduates and early career professionals interested in pursuing a career in theater administration. Applic
        • Deadline: September 20, 2023
        • Posted: September 8, 2023
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Postgraduate Grants And Scholarships For African Students

Annually, postgraduate grants and scholarships  are  awarded to qualified postgraduate students, to enable them fund their studies while studying abroad or in their home country.

You can benefit from these grants for postgraduate funded by organizations and universities, by applying for various study opportunities which present themselves as – either postgraduate degree scholarships for masters students or postgraduate research scholarships for PhD students.

Or by applying to postgraduate study abroad scholarships, which provide  you with the chance to study at a university overseas.

Below are some of such scholarships which provide postgraduate sponsorship for students like you:

  • MasterCard Foundation postgraduate scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships postgraduate scholarship
  • DAAD postgraduate scholarship
  • MEXT postgraduate scholarship
  • Nestle postgraduate scholarship
  • Government of Poland postgraduate scholarship
  • Shanghai Government Scholarships postgraduate scholarship
  • Total postgraduate scholarship
  • Fulbright postgraduate scholarship
  • Many more


Eligibility For Postgraduate Scholarships

To become a postgraduate scholar, there are eligibility criteria you should meet, especially if you are applying for postgraduate study abroad scholarships.

However, while respective awarding organizations have requirements that are specific them, they’re also general requirements which you must before you are qualified for a scholarship for postgraduate abroad studies.

Some of those requirements are:

  • Proof of English language proficiency (IELTS or it’s equivalent)
  • Bachelors degree/ certificate of graduation (for Masters students)
  • Masters degree/ certificate of graduation (for PhD students)
  • Research proposal (for PhD students)
  • Acceptance/admission letter to study at your selected university
  • International passport (for those students participating in a postgraduate study abroad scholarship)
  • Motivation letter to the scholarship sponsors stating why you think you are qualified to receive a postgraduate sponsorship to further your studies.



How To Apply For Postgraduate Scholarships

Dear applicant, before you can be selected for any of the available scholarships for post graduates, you first have to apply for the scholarship you are interested in and submit all the required documents.

Although this may seem like an easy thing to do (which it is), a simple mistake can cause your application to be rejected by the organisation or university, so you want to do it right.

If you have applied for scholarships in the past and have been rejected, or are applying for the first time, this is how to apply for an online post graduate scholarship.

Application Process:

To apply for a postgraduate scholarship, these are the steps you should take:

Before you apply:

  • Do you research on the scholarship and find out all you need to know about it, in terms of how to apply (whether online or via email or post) and particular documents to submit.
  • Research the school you are applying to and find out documents required and also if you are to apply for the scholarship before you gain admission to study or after.
  • Check if you are eligible for the scholarship
  • Organise all the required documents needed for the application.
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