Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2023-2024 (Page 5)

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

      • CDC IMU-Simons African Fellowship Program 2023

      • The IMU-Simons African Fellowship Program supports research sabbaticals for mathematicians from AFRICAN developing countries employed in AFRICA to travel to an Internationally known mathematical centre of excellence/university (WORLDWIDE) for collaborative research. The program is not f
        • Deadline: April 15, 2023
        • Posted: February 22, 2023
      • SOAS University of London A.G. Leventis Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2023

      • Leventis Foundation is funding Leventis Fellowship for younger scholars to develop their research interests in the field of libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Center. Nigerian academics are eligible for this research fellowship. The duration of the fellowship i
        • Deadline: March 31, 2023
        • Posted: February 22, 2023
      • AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy for Developing Countries 2023

      • This course will expose participants to key contemporary international policy issues relating to science, technology, environment and health, while providing an overview of how technical information has contributed to different policy developments and international structures. Another focus of the c
        • Deadline: March 5, 2023
        • Posted: February 22, 2023
      • WARA Residency Fellowship for African Researchers 2023

      • Each residency will last 4-8 weeks and will provide the visiting scholar with opportunities for library research, guest lecturing, and/or collaborative work with American colleagues.
        • Deadline: February 27, 2023
        • Posted: February 22, 2023
      • Government of China MOFCOM Scholarship for Developing Countries 2023

      • The Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China invites applications from individuals who has interest in studying for a degree program at any Chinese Institution. MOFCOM Scholarship is set up by Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China to further strengthen the commu
        • Deadline: May 31, 2023
        • Posted: February 22, 2023
      • Durham University Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarships 2023

      • The Ruth First Educational Trust aims to enable southern African students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Durham. Southern Africa is defined for this purpose as comprising the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Moz
        • Deadline: February 28, 2023
        • Posted: February 22, 2023
      • Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) Research Program for African Students 2023

      • The Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) is one of the 10 Federal Scientific Institutions (FSIs) under the supervision of the State Secretary for Federal Science Policy. It is therefore both a scientific institute and a museum. The RMCA (Natural Hazards Service, called GeoRiskA), in p
        • Deadline: March 24, 2023
        • Posted: February 21, 2023
      • MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program for African Students(Fully-funded) 2023

      • The University of Cape Town (UCT) has partnered with the Mastercard Foundation in its global Scholars’ Program: an educational initiative that provides academically talented young people from economically disadvantaged communities in Africa with access to quality university education. &nb
        • Deadline: March 31, 2023
        • Posted: February 20, 2023
      • McKinsey & Company Young Leadership Program (YLP) for Young Africans 2023

      • The Young Leadership Program (YLP) is a two-year full-time consulting program that develops exceptional young local Ethiopia talent into real leaders. What You’ll Do: You’ll work in teams of typically 3 – 5 consultants, playing an active role in all aspects of the client enga
        • Deadline: February 28, 2023
        • Posted: February 20, 2023
      • NGO Whisperer Global Fellowship Programme 2023

      • Applications for the NGO Whisperer Global Fellowship Programme 2023 are now open.The Fellowship Programme is a six-month rigorous virtual leadership program for exceptional leaders and founders of non-governmental organisations(NGOs) and social enterprises worldwide,especially those from l
        • Deadline: April 30, 2023
        • Posted: February 20, 2023
      • University of Pretoria Scholarship Program for African Students 2023

      • The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa, is calling for applications for the degree in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa (SRRA) for the Class of 2023. This scholarship is aimed at strengthening the Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Africa&nb
        • Deadline: March 15, 2023
        • Posted: February 20, 2023
      • AIMS Scholarship Program in Malaria Modelling for African Students 2023

      • MaModAfrica Consortium, will offer eight fully funded positions in this prestigious new doctoral program. Most of the recruited students will be based in our three focus countries (Rwanda, Benin, and Mozambique) in partnership with universities and research institutions across Af
        • Deadline: March 17, 2023
        • Posted: February 20, 2023
      • University of Glasgow ASBS Global Challenges Scholarship for African Students 2023

      • As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to introduce the ASBS Global Challenges Scholarship for 2023. With this scholarship we wish to recognise outstanding students who will add to the diversity and vibrancy of the
        • Deadline: April 3, 2023
        • Posted: February 20, 2023
      • Commonwealth Distance-Learning Scholarships for Developing Countries 2023

      • Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), to contribute to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas inte
        • Deadline: March 19, 2023
        • Posted: February 20, 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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