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Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2024-2025 (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 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

      • AUC Tomorrow's Leaders Graduate Students Program (TLG) 2023

      • Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) students program is a joint effort between the US Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC), and AUC. TLG equips academically qualified and economically deserving students with the professional qualifications and experience needed to advance
        • Deadline: November 30, 2023
        • Posted: October 23, 2023
      • SSRC Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Post-Doctoral Writing Fellowship 2023

      • The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote next generation social science research in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertation research on peace, security, and development
        • Deadline: February 10, 2024
        • Posted: October 20, 2023
      • DAAD In-Country/ In-Region Scholarship Program Eastern Africa 2024

      • The In-Country/In-Region scholarship programme in Eastern Africa aims to promote the development of university teaching staff in universities and build capacity for staff in the public sector through postgraduate training in selected postgraduate study programmes at selected Eastern African partner
        • Deadline: November 23, 2023
        • Posted: October 20, 2023
      • The Commonwealth Africa Cyber Fellowships 2023

      • Set up in 2022, the fellowship is a unique platform for cybersecurity experts from Commonwealth countries in Africa to exchange knowledge, foster partnerships and influence the policy work of the Commonwealth Secretariat. Selected experts will serve as fellows for a year. They get exclusive acces
        • Deadline: December 10, 2023
        • Posted: October 20, 2023
      • Radboud University Encouragement Scholarship for International Students 2024-2025

      • Radboud University wants to contribute to a healthy and free world with equal opportunities for all. We find it important to realise a diverse and inclusive campus for all our students and staff. In order to give all talented students the opportunity to become part of our academic community, includi
        • Deadline: January 31, 2024
        • Posted: October 20, 2023
      • APN Collaborative Working Group Research Fellowship (Up to $60,000) 2024-2025

      • The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites applications from senior African academics and researchers based at universities, training, and policy institutions in Africa to assemble and lead collaborative research projects intended to inform policy a
        • Deadline: February 11, 2024
        • Posted: October 20, 2023
      • Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Sciences Po (Fully-funded) 2024-2025

      • The Mastercard Foundation Scholarships are designed for students who demonstrate academic excellence and strong leadership potential, but who face difficulties or do not have the funds to access higher education. They are particularly aimed at students who aspire to make a real and lasting impact in
        • Deadline: November 26, 2023
        • Posted: October 20, 2023
      • DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Program for Sub-Saharan Africa 2024

      • The In-Country/In-Region Programme for  Sub-Saharan Africa aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development. To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doc
        • Deadline: November 23, 2023
        • Posted: October 19, 2023
      • Carnegie Mellon University Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2024

      • CMU-Africa and the Mastercard Foundation have partnered to support students whose talent and promise exceed their financial resources. The graduate students complete their Master of Science degrees in Information Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Engineering Artificial Intelli
        • Deadline: December 15, 2023
        • Posted: October 19, 2023
      • Cambridge Trust Graduate Scholarships for International Students 2024

      • The University of Cambridge has opened application window for all scholarships that require you to apply to the University of Cambridge via the normal online application form, and most scholarships that require you to apply by the relevant deadline.
        • Deadline: December 3, 2023
        • Posted: October 18, 2023
      • MCW Global Young Leaders Fellowship 2024

      • The Young Leaders Fellowship Program is a one-of-a-kind leadership opportunity open to all young people between 18 – 26 from all over the world who wish to address community projects in the areas of education, health, and economic security. The year-long program prepares young p
        • Deadline: November 12, 2023
        • Posted: October 18, 2023
      • NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students To Study Abroad 2023-2024

      • NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship: The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) offers Masters and PhD Scholarships for Nigerian students from the Niger Delta to study abroad. As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is commenc
        • Deadline: December 2, 2023
        • Posted: October 18, 2023
      • IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program 2024

      • IIASA offers a summer program for PhD students to undertake a scientific project on a topic related to the IIASA research agenda. 
        • Deadline: January 12, 2024
        • Posted: October 16, 2023
      • Queen's University Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship on Entrepreneurship 2023

      • The Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship on Entrepreneurship gives African students and recent graduates the opportunity to access training, resources, financial support and a network of mentors to develop their entrepreneurial skills and start building their own venture. The 8-month program&n
        • Deadline: December 4, 2023
        • Posted: October 16, 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.