Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2024-2025 (Page 3)

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 2024-2025, 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

      • Ghent University Doctoral Scholarship for Developing Countries 2024

      • With support from its “Special Research Fund” (BOF) Ghent University grants PhD “sandwich” scholarships to promising PhD students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their PhD research at Ghent University ('North') and half at a university in a dev
        • Deadline: February 20, 2024
        • Posted: November 15, 2023
      • Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at University of British Columbia 2024

      • The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the best universities in the world. UBC’s vision is to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and
        • Deadline: December 1, 2023
        • Posted: November 15, 2023
      • Harvard University Ashton Award for Student Research 2024

      • The Ashton Award for Student Research supports investigations by graduate and advanced undergraduate students working on Asian tropical forest biology. The Ashton Award for Student Research is made possible by the generosity of Professor Peter Ashton and his wife Mary Ashton through the Peter and
        • Deadline: February 1, 2024
        • Posted: November 14, 2023
      • Hasselts University Masters Scholarship for Developing Countries 2024

      • The Hasselts University Scholarship offers twelve students from developing countries a scholarship to obtain a master’s degree in Transportation Sciences (specialization: Road Safety). Applications are now open. The International Course Programme (ICP) anually offers twelve students fr
        • Deadline: February 1, 2024
        • Posted: November 14, 2023
      • University Of Debrecen Postgraduate Scholarship for Developing Countries 2024

      • For the academic year of 2024/25, yet another 1000+ applicants received the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship and will study at the University of Debrecen for free. Apply and be part of a great international student community in the heart of Europe Stipendium Hungaricum, being the most
        • Deadline: January 15, 2024
        • Posted: November 14, 2023
      • International Court of Justice (ICJ) Judicial Fellowship Programme 2024

      • The Judicial Fellowship Programme, formerly known as the University Traineeship Programme, was established in 1999 to enable recent law graduates to gain professional experience by working for the International Court of Justice. The programme aims to improve participants’ understanding of publ
        • Deadline: February 5, 2024
        • Posted: November 13, 2023
      • ENS International Selection Scholarships for Masters Students (France) 2024

      • International Selection Scholarships allows the most promising international students, either in Science or in Arts & Humanities, to follow a three-year Masters Degree at the University. Joining ENS through the competitive examination of the International selection gives access
        • Deadline: December 11, 2023
        • Posted: November 10, 2023
      • Reporter ohne Grenzen Berlin Fellowship Program 2024

      • Reporters Without Borders Germany is calling for applications for its Berlin Fellowship Program: Empowering Journalists in the Digital Field. From May 2024 until the end of October 2024 six journalists from crisis areas will be invited to Berlin for a period of six months. Durin
        • Deadline: December 4, 2023
        • Posted: November 10, 2023
      • Stias Iso Lomso Fellowship 2024

      • Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future, laying the foundations for tomorrow. The programme is aimed at African scholars who have obtained a doctoral degree within the preceding seven years and who hold an academic position at a university or research
        • Deadline: February 15, 2024
        • Posted: November 9, 2023
      • SA-CERN Programme Excellence MSc/PhD Bursary 2024

      • The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. Under the auspices of the SACERN Programme, administered by NRF-iThemba LABS, researchers and postgraduate students from South Africa contribute to CERN’s ALICE, ATLAS, and ISOLDE exp
        • Deadline: December 22, 2023
        • Posted: November 9, 2023
      • King AbdulAziz University Scholarship Program for International Students 2024

      • The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Abdulaziz University offers scholarships to international students in fully funded programs in most graduate programs according to the following classifications: The King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, presents an exceptional scholarship pro
        • Deadline: December 28, 2023
        • Posted: November 9, 2023
      • International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Postdoc Fellowship 2024

      • Several postdoctoral positions will be available in ICTP’s High Energy, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (HECAP) section with an expected starting date in October 2024. Appointments will be for 2+1 years. Postdocs working on cosmology and astroparticle physics will also participate in the i
        • Deadline: November 30, 2023
        • Posted: November 8, 2023
      • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen CrossCulture Programme Fellowships 2024

      • With the CCP Fellowships, the CrossCulture Programme (CCP) funds professionals and committed volunteers from more than 40 countries each year. During two to three months of work-related stays in host organisations in Germany or CCP partner countries, participa
        • Deadline: December 18, 2023
        • Posted: November 8, 2023
      • DHL/GBSN Fellowship Program 2024

      • In furtherance of our mission to improve management and entrepreneurial education, GBSN has partnered with one of its corporate members DPDHL to develop the GoTrade GBSN Fellowship Program. This Fellowship Program is designed to partner selected postgraduate business students with small and medium-s
        • Deadline: December 30, 2023
        • Posted: November 8, 2023
      • Embassy of France in Nigeria Masters Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2024-2025

      • The Embassy of France in Nigeria is renewing a scholarship program to finance a Master’s degree in a French university for the academic year 2024/2025. Five grants will be awarded to the laureates wanting to pursue studies related to Environment and Risk Management. This program is fun
        • Deadline: December 15, 2023
        • Posted: November 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.