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Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2024-2025 (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 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

  • Commonwealth PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries 2023

    Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for candidates from least developed countries and fragile States in the Commonwealth, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) provides the UK government scholarship scheme led by international devel

    Published: 2022-09-07 Type: PhD Deadline: October 18, 2022

  • University of Otago Doctoral Scholarships for International Students 2022

    The University of Otago Doctoral Scholarships is now open for applications from suitably qualified students. It is a fully funded scholarship for all students sponsored by the University of Otago. The University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship provides funding to support doctoral students studying

    Published: 2022-09-06 Type: PhD Study in: New Zealand Deadline: Not Specified

  • DAAD University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarships for Developing Countries 2022

    These AgEcon Scholarships are provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) under its special initiative “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses” (EPOS). The DAAD initiative aims at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with fur

    Published: 2022-09-06 Type: Postgraduate Deadline: December 15, 2022

  • UBS Global Markets Graduate Talent Program (South Africa) 2023

    UBS is the world’s largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors

    Published: 2022-09-05 Type: Postgraduate Deadline: December 1, 2022

  • UNU-FLORES Doctoral Researcher: Resilience and Resource Nexus in Food Systems 2022

    This project aims to research the impact of the Ukraine conflict on food security with a focus on East Africa. While Africa is yet to recover from the repercussions of COVID19, the Russia-Ukraine war has posed an additional challenge for most African countries to manage food supply chains, access fe

    Published: 2022-09-05 Type: Fellowship Deadline: October 9, 2022

  • WVA/MSD Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program for Students from Developing Countries 2022

    WVA and MSD Animal Health 2022 Scholarship has been launched for veterinary students from four world regions (Latin America, Africa, North Africa/Middle East, and Asia/Oceania) to enhance their academic experience.

    Published: 2022-09-02 Type: Masters Study in: Taiwan Deadline: November 1, 2022

  • KAS-SAIIA Scholarship for African Masters Students 2023

    The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a German political foundation named after the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. KAS operates worldwide intending to promote democracy through political education and training. Since 1999 KAS has funded a scholarship programme, run by the So

    Published: 2022-09-02 Type: Masters Study in: South Africa Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • AWHF 6th African World Heritage Youth Forum 2022

    Applications are open for the 6 th African World Heritage Youth Forum, a capacity building exercise focusing on Celebrating 50 Years of the 1972 World Heritage Convention and the African Youth in the Next 50: The Heritage We Want through African young professionals. The Forum places an emphasis on t

    Published: 2022-09-01 Type: Fellowship Study in: Cameroon Deadline: September 4, 2022

  • ARTC TDR Postgraduate Scholarship in Implementation Research 2023

    The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health at the University of Ghana, invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for a place in a full-time postgraduate programme with a focus on Implementation Research for the 2022–2023 academic year. Funding for these full

    Published: 2022-08-31 Type: Postgraduate Deadline: September 9, 2022

  • University of Oxford Skoll Scholarship for Postgraduate Students( Fully Funded ) 2023

    The Skoll Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students to the University of Oxford who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges. The Scholarship provides funding and exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, though

    Published: 2022-08-29 Type: Masters Study in: United Kingdom Deadline: January 4, 2022

  • ADB-Japan Scholarships Programme for Masters Degree Study 2023

    The Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Programme (ADB-JSP) provides support for Master’s degree study in ADB-JSP approved fields of study at the University of Hawai‘i at Mnoa (UHM), and for participation in the educational, residential, and leadership development Progr

    Published: 2022-08-29 Type: Masters Study in: United States Deadline: December 1, 2022

  • Viewfinder Accountability Journalism Fellowship 2022

    Are you a mid-career journalist who wants to take your reporting on topical, public interest issues in South Africa to new heights? Viewfinder is offering a fellowship for reporters to investigate and then produce impact-driven journalism on accountability failures in the country.  We are pa

    Published: 2022-08-29 Type: Fellowship Study in: South Africa Deadline: September 23, 2022

  • Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) 2022

    The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) is aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists. 

    Published: 2022-08-29 Type: Fellowship Study in: Burundi, Ethiopia, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe Deadline: November 1, 2022

  • UFS SARChI Chair in Higher Education & Human Development Research Programme/ Doctoral Scholarships 2022

    The SARChI Chair in Higher Education and Human Development Research Programme (HEHD) at the University of the Free State invites applications from qualified, motivated and talented candidates for doctoral scholarships. In HEHD we conduct theoretical and empirical research into human development appl

    Published: 2022-08-29 Type: PhD Study in: South Africa Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • MPIDR Workshop on Ageing and Health of Older Persons in Sub-Saharan Africa 2022

    The workshop aims to increase the scientific and political attention paid to the challenges associated with changes in the age composition of SSA societies and to foster comparative and multi-disciplinary research across SSA countries. Researchers will be given the opportunity to share state-of

    Published: 2022-08-29 Type: Fellowship Study in: Uganda Deadline: September 28, 2022

  • AUC African Graduate Fellowships 2022

    The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master's degree at The American University in Cairo (AUC). Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for

    Published: 2022-08-26 Type: Fellowship Deadline: October 15, 2022

  • Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships 2022

    In 2022, the Trust awarded 22 Scholarships at British and South African universities, by means of generous academic partnerships with leading institutions. Beit Trust Scholarships are for Postgraduate degrees only. We do not provide scholarships for undergraduate work and our postgraduate focus i

    Published: 2022-08-26 Type: Postgraduate Study in: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe Deadline: February 20, 2023

  • King Baudouin Foundation Grants Elisabeth & Amélie Fund for Masters Students in Developing Countries 2022

    The Elisabeth & Amelie Fund supports sustainable water management in developing countries, among others by financing on-the-spot internships for students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium. The Elisabeth & Amelie Fund takes into consideration an integrated approach to w

    Published: 2022-08-26 Type: Masters Deadline: October 20, 2022

  • Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award for Early to Mid-career women 2023

    The Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program aims to fuel development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers, in each of the STEM2D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and De

    Published: 2022-08-25 Type: Postgraduate Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • Wenner-Gren Wadsworth African Fellowship for African Students 2022

    The Wadsworth African Fellowships are intended to provide support for African students undertaking study leading to a Ph.D. at a South African university that can provide them with international-level training in anthropology (including biological anthropology and archaeology). Currently applic

    Published: 2022-08-25 Type: Fellowship Study in: South Africa Deadline: December 15, 2022

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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.