Postgraduate Scholarships for African students 2023-2024 (Page 7)

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

      • Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation for Egyptians 2023

      • The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation was created in 2007, out of a strong will to contribute to national development through creating high caliber professionals to help enhance Egypt’s growth in all sectors. The Foundation is funded by an endowment from Qalaa Holdings to grant academic sc
        • Deadline: April 15, 2023
        • Posted: February 10, 2023
      • Swedish Institute SI Scholarship for Global Professionals 2023

      • The SI Scholarship for Global Professionals aims to develop future global leaders that will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to sustainable development. The applicants should have a clear idea of how their education will contribute to the sustainable
        • Deadline: February 28, 2023
        • Posted: February 10, 2023
      • ICIPE PhD Scholarships for African Students 2023

      • The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for PhD scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS). icipe ( is an African institute and a regional and g
        • Deadline: February 23, 2023
        • Posted: February 10, 2023
      • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Scholarship Programme 2023

      • The promotion of young talent has been one of the founding principles of the FES. At the time when Friedrich Ebert was elected as the first president of the Weimar Republic, it was almost impossible for talented children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds to study at universities or take par
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: February 9, 2023
      • ESA 2023 Africa Research Fellowships for African Researchers 2023

      • The African Research Fellowship (ARF) program, jointly carried by ESA with the African Union Commission, was successfully initiated in 2021 with two African fellows selected to carry out their research in ESA in 2022. It aims at empowering African Researchers (PhD or Master degre
        • Deadline: March 31, 2023
        • Posted: February 9, 2023
      • PhET Fellowship for Math & Science Educators in Africa/Latin America 2023

      • 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, 2023
        • Posted: February 9, 2023
      • Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2023

      • Gender diversity drives innovation, opens new pathways for technology deployment, brings valuable perspectives to social and economic development and provides a richer pool of talent for key and emerging industries. In the landscape of global issues requiring strong leadership and a skilled workforc
        • Deadline: February 10, 2023
        • Posted: February 9, 2023
      • KCL NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African Training Fellowship 2023

      • This is a three-year National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) Training Fellowship for an African candidate currently resident in Africa. It will enable a talented clinical or non-clinical African individual to complete substantial research project r
        • Deadline: February 20, 2023
        • Posted: February 8, 2023
      • United Nations 61st Graduate Study Programme for Graduates Worldwide 2023

      • The jubilee 61st Graduate Study Programme will consist of lectures given by representatives of the United Nations, other international organizations and NGOs, visits to institutions, and working on group projects. The first week of the Programme will provide an overview of some of the main t
        • Deadline: March 3, 2023
        • Posted: February 8, 2023
      • Internet Society Youth Ambassadors Programme for Young Leaders (Germany) 2023

      •  Do you want to: ? make a big impact on Internet governance in your community? ? receive training and connect with a network of key influencers in the Internet governance sphere? ? attend a key Internet event? ? gain access to a platform where you can raise your voice on Internet issues tha
        • Deadline: February 28, 2023
        • Posted: February 8, 2023
      • Oxford Brookes University GREAT Scholarship for Postgraduate Students 2023

      • Oxford Brookes University in collaboration with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign offers Scholarship Program for postgraduate studies. They are offering £10,000 scholarships to students holding an offer to study a postgraduate course with us starting in September 2023.
        • Deadline: April 29, 2023
        • Posted: February 7, 2023
      • AIMS Master Scholarship: Machine Learning for Bioacoustics for African Students 2023

      • The AIMS South Africa, the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) are looking to fund one Master’s student to work in the area of machine learning and bioacoustics. The student will share office space with a collaborative and energetic team
        • Deadline: February 20, 2023
        • Posted: February 7, 2023
      • Uppsala University Claude Ake Visiting Chair for African Scholars 2023

      • The Claude Ake Visiting Chair was set up in 2003 at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research in collaboration with the Nordic Africa Institute and with funding from the Swedish Government and Uppsala University. The Chair honours the memory of Professor Claude Ake, a distinguished scholar,
        • Deadline: March 1, 2023
        • Posted: February 6, 2023
      • TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Award 2023

      • TWAS is inviting nominations for the 2023 Award from all its members as well as science academies, national research councils, universities and scientific institutions in developing and developed countries. This annual award, named after the TWAS Fellow Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi, recognizes
        • Deadline: March 18, 2023
        • Posted: February 6, 2023
      • EU-ECOWAS Scholarships Programme for African Students 2023

      • The EU-ECOWAS Scholarship programme provides scholarships for masters’ degrees in the sustainable energy sector at specialised universities in West Africa (Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo) for the benefit of eligible students from ECOWAS member states involved in
        • Deadline: February 10, 2023
        • Posted: February 6, 2023
      • SOAS University of London Postgraduate Scholarship for African Students 2023

      • SOAS University of London is providing a £5,000 award as a fee waiver to students who are seeking to undergo a degree program at the institution. Scholarships will be awarded based on the following selection criteria: Academic merit with a minimum of a 2:1 degree or international equivalence a
        • Deadline: May 31, 2023
        • Posted: February 3, 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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