Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2023-2024 (Page 6)

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

      • UNU-EHS Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (Germany) 2023

      • From 2017 onwards, the Joint Master’s Programme is part of a selected group of international postgraduate programmes that benefits from the EPOS funding scheme offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The joint M.Sc. programme provides postgraduate students with detailed know
        • Deadline: December 15, 2023
        • Posted: October 12, 2023
      • TWAS Research Professors in LDCs 2023

      • A number of TWAS Fellows and TWAS Young Affiliates/Alumni will be offered appointments as TWAS Research Professors for one year, during which he/she will visit the host institution in a LDC for a period of two to four weeks. TWAS provides travel support while living expenses are covered by the host
        • Deadline: December 4, 2023
        • Posted: October 11, 2023
      • SANEF Mentorship Scheme to Support the Production of Journalism Stories 2023

      • SANEF presents an exciting opportunity for early to mid-career journalists to receive mentoring from international experts. Through a project implemented by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the Guild is offering funding, editorial and legal support to produce high-quality journalism on issues re
        • Deadline: November 1, 2023
        • Posted: October 10, 2023
      • African Union (AU) African Youth Ambassador for Peace (AYAP) 2023

      • As part of the efforts to advance the Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) agenda of the African Union (AU), the former Peace and Security Department (now the Political Affairs, Peace and Security Department, PAPS), launched the Youth for Peace (Africa) Program (Y4P) in September 2018, with the primary o
        • Deadline: October 31, 2023
        • Posted: October 10, 2023
      • USAID Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Fellows Program 2024

      • The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program is now accepting applications for the 2024 DHS Fellows Program. The DHS Fellows Program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is designed to increase the capacity of countries to conduct further analysis
        • Deadline: November 12, 2023
        • Posted: October 10, 2023
      • Chevening Scholarships for Master Students (UK) 2023

      • Chevening Scholarships enable outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in the UK. Whilst there is no ‘typical’ Chevening Scholar, we are looking for the kind of people who have the passion, ideas, and influence to provide the solution
        • Deadline: November 7, 2023
        • Posted: October 9, 2023
      • Flinders University Suicide Prevention Research Fund PhD Scholarship 2023

      • The PhD Scholarship provides funding for successful applicants to attain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The PhD Scholarship is a funding agreement between Suicide Prevention Australia and the applicant’s Administering Institution (a University in Australia). The PhD Scholarship aims to su
        • Deadline: November 7, 2023
        • Posted: October 9, 2023
      • Yenching Academy Masters Fellowships for International Students 2024

      • Master of Arts in China Studies with a curriculum that covers six broad categories: Literature and Culture; History and Archaeology; Philosophy and Religion; Politics and International Relations; Economics and Management; and Law and Society.  Academy courses will be available in both English a
        • Deadline: December 3, 2023
        • Posted: October 9, 2023
      • Chatham House Research Assistant – Africa Program 2023

      • Chatham House Research Assistant – Africa Programme 2023, UK 2023: The Africa Programme at Chatham House is looking for an individual with demonstrable interest in African affairs who would like to gain valuable work experience in a policy institute. Chatham House, the Royal Insti
        • Deadline: October 10, 2023
        • Posted: October 9, 2023
      • IREX Community Solutions Program (Fully-funded) 2024

      • Development program for established community leaders working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the democracy and human rights, environment, peace and conflict resolution, and women and gender. CSP includes a four-month hands-on U.S. practicum, personalized leadership coac
        • Deadline: November 1, 2023
        • Posted: October 9, 2023
      • US South Pacific Scholarship Program 2024

      • The U.S. South Pacific Scholarship Program (USSP), authorized by the U.S. Congress and funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program that provides opportunities for Master’s and Bachelor’s degre
        • Deadline: January 15, 2024
        • Posted: October 6, 2023
      • #defyhatenow Africa Fact Checking Fellowship – #AFFCameroon 2023

      • The Africa Fact-checking Fellowship – #AFFCameroon is designed to track and map viral trends on social media related to current challenges of ‘fake news’ in Cameroon. Through its different cohorts, #AFFCameroon aims to enhance the skills of experienced professionals to effectively
        • Deadline: October 8, 2023
        • Posted: October 6, 2023
      • AfOx Catalyst Grants For African & University Of Oxford Researchers 2024

      • AfOx Catalyst Grants provide seed funding to support the development of collaborative research between researchers based in African research institutions and at the University of Oxford. Catalyst Grants are open to all disciplines. Over the last 5 years, we have awarded over 200 Catal
        • Deadline: October 27, 2023
        • Posted: October 6, 2023
      • Imperial College London Engineering PhD Scholarships (UK) 2023

      • The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering awards a number of full fee scholarships to outstanding PhD applicants annually. International students can apply for the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Scholarships and a number of other scholarships made available by the en
        • Deadline: October 31, 2023
        • Posted: October 6, 2023
      • Gothe-Institut CairoCultural Journalism Program 2023

      • Outside Cairo is a project of the Gothe-Institut Cairo. Artists and people who work in cultural fields in the provinces in Egypt are supported through various programs.   In Egypt, cultural life is heavily concentrated in Cairo. This project aims to focus more on the provinces and streng
        • Deadline: October 15, 2023
        • Posted: October 5, 2023
      • AIMS African Masters In Machine Intelligence Scholarship for African Students 2024

      • African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched applications for the second intake of its unique African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI), a novel one-year intensive foundational master’s program that will provide brilliant young Africans with state-of-the-art training
        • Deadline: October 31, 2023
        • Posted: October 5, 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.