Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2023-2024 (Page 61)

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

      • Global Health Corps Fellowship 2022

      • GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve.
        • Deadline: January 12, 2022
        • Posted: December 10, 2021
      • Wits University PhD Scholarship: Future Ecosystems for Africa 2022

      • Associate Professor Laura Pereira, Global Change Institute, Wits University is advertising for a PhD candidate to undertake research under the Oppenheimer Generations Future Ecosystems for Africa program (FEFA). FEFA aims to drive policy strategies to enhance the resilience of African ecosystems, an
        • Deadline: January 14, 2022
        • Posted: December 10, 2021
      • IREX Community Engagement Exchange Program for Young Leaders 2022

      • The CEE Program is a dynamic global network of innovators working with communities to address critical 21st Century issues. CEE equips dedicated visionaries with the expertise, skills, and resources to develop multisector approaches and build healthy and engaged communities in over 100 countrie
        • Deadline: January 14, 2022
        • Posted: December 10, 2021
      • LUCAS-LAHRI Virtual Research Fellowships Scheme for African Researchers 2022

      • The Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS), in collaboration with the Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI), is pleased to announce up to eight short-term virtual visiting research fellowships for 2022. The Virtual Research Fellowships are short-term (three-month) fell
        • Deadline: December 31, 2021
        • Posted: December 9, 2021
      • ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents to Study in China 2022

      • Applications are invited from young and intelligent scholars for the ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents to Study in China for the 2022/23 academic session. The scholarship’s goal is to support and train young scientists from all over the world. ANSO aims to improve regional and gl
        • Deadline: March 31, 2022
        • Posted: December 9, 2021
      • Cambridge Middle East and North Africa Forum (MENAF) Fellowship 2022

      • The Cambridge Middle East and North Africa Forum (MENAF) is looking for four part-time fellows in 2022. The position is open to qualified post-graduate students based in the United Kingdom, and is designed to enable talented, creative, and entrepreneurial researchers to contribute meaningfully to th
        • Deadline: January 7, 2022
        • Posted: December 8, 2021
      • Teachers CAN 2022 Fellowship for Young South Africans 2022

      • Teachers CAN recognises the steep learning curve and intensity of the first years of teaching. Added to limited peer support and connection opportunities, the under-valuing of teachers’ voices in the broader eco-system and limited scope to influence the day to day running of classrooms and we
        • Deadline: January 17, 2022
        • Posted: December 8, 2021
      • PhET Fellowship for Math & Science Educators in Africa and Latin America 2022

      • The PhET Fellowship application aims to identify individuals who are effective educators and passionate leaders. Applicants should already be familiar with PhET and its resources, and be eager to learn more. What is a PhET Fellow? PhET Fellows are practicing educators committed
        • Deadline: March 1, 2022
        • Posted: December 8, 2021
      • University of Stirling Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2022

      • The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships scheme is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities to support students from developing countries to study full-time in the United Kingdom on a postgraduate course.
        • Deadline: December 20, 2021
        • Posted: December 7, 2021
      • Hanken GBSN Scholarship for Developing Countries 2022-2023

      • With a growing network of over 70 leading business schools on six continents, Global Business School Network foster cross-border networking, knowledge sharing and collaboration both within the network membership and with the broader business education and development communities.
        • Deadline: January 14, 2022
        • Posted: December 7, 2021
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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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