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

      • French Government Eiffel Excellence Scholarship for Masters & PhD Students 2024

      • The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs. Its purpose is to train future foreign decision-makers in the
        • Deadline: January 10, 2024
        • Posted: October 2, 2023
      • United States Institute For Peace (USIP) Peace Scholar Fellowship Program 2024

      • USIP’s Peace Scholar Fellowship program awards non-residential fellowships to students enrolled in U.S. universities who are writing doctoral dissertations on topics broadly related to conflict management, peacebuilding and relevant security studies. Since 1988, the program has supported the d
        • Deadline: November 16, 2023
        • Posted: October 3, 2023
      • Master Programs 2023

      • Scholarship include:  Full tuition fees coverage, International students from outside Qatar will benefit from having free accommodation in institute dormitories, a monthly stipend, and health insurance.
        • Deadline: January 15, 2024
        • Posted: October 3, 2023
      • Doctoral Studies 2023

      • Admission of the first phase:  The scholarship covers two semesters during which the student must complete the courses of the first phase. In case of failing to complete them in that period, the student shall pay the additional fees as determined by the institution. Admission of
        • Deadline: January 15, 2024
        • Posted: October 3, 2023
      • French Government Eiffel Excellence Scholarship for Masters & PhD Students 2024

      • The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs. Its purpose is to train future foreign decision-makers in the
        • Deadline: January 10, 2024
        • Posted: October 2, 2023
      • ACU Ocean Country Partnership Programme Scholarships Ghana 2023

      • The OCPP Ghana Scholarships, funded through the UK’s Blue Planet Fund, offer a unique opportunity for students from Ghana to undertake a fully funded Master’s in marine science.  Aimed at early to mid-career researchers from Ghana who wish to develop a career in marine
        • Deadline: October 17, 2023
        • Posted: September 30, 2023
      • Nelson Mandela Masters Scholarship for African Students 2024

      • The Chilean Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AGCID) is offering grants to pursue Master's studies at Chilean higher education institutions in 2024. The purpose of the AGCID Human Capital Training Programme is to contribute to the training of professionals in Master's
        • Deadline: November 10, 2023
        • Posted: September 29, 2023
      • University Of Notre Dame Peace Studies PhD Scholarship for International Students 2023

      • The Ph.D. program at the Kroc Institute empowers students to become outstanding scholars and teachers who contribute to a growing body of peacebuilding knowledge and practice with the goal of addressing violence and alleviating human suffering.  Peace studies Ph.D. students choose a&nbs
        • Deadline: December 15, 2023
        • Posted: September 28, 2023
      • TWAS-TÜB?TAK Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for International Researchers 2023

      • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye (TÜB?TAK) and TWAS have established a fellowship programme for foreign scholars from developing countries in the South who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in a field of the natural and related applied sciences in the departm
        • Deadline: December 25, 2023
        • Posted: September 27, 2023
      • PLSI Public Audit Media Fellowship Program for Young Nigerian Journalists 2023

      • PLSI through its MacArthur Foundation funded project to strengthen public audit practices and accountability at the state level in Nigeria is implementing a Public Audit Media Fellowship to assist independent media actors to use audit data to investigate, report and expose corruption at subnational
        • Deadline: October 6, 2023
        • Posted: September 27, 2023
      • NDDC Foreign/Local Post-Graduate Scholarship Begins 2023

      • As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is commencing the 2019 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme, to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local Content programme of the Federal
        • Deadline: November 8, 2023
        • Posted: September 26, 2023
      • Imperial College Business School Africa Regional Scholarship for African Students 2024

      • Imperial College Business School is proud to be a global organisation with students from all over the world. To encourage this further, we are offering scholarships to African students who we believe would contribute to the Imperial community. If you are offered an Imperial College Business Schoo
        • Deadline: March 24, 2024
        • Posted: September 26, 2023
      • World Bank ACECoR Masters And PhD Scholarships for African Students 2023-2024

      • The Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) established under the World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) for Development Impact Project and hosted by the Centre for Coastal Management, University of Ghana Cape Coast, Ghana, invites suitably qualified national, regional and i
        • Deadline: September 30, 2023
        • Posted: September 26, 2023
      • IDRC John G. Bene Fellowship for Researchers 2023

      • IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. The Bene fellowship, a bequest from the estate of John G. Bene, is offered annually to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing master’s or doctoral studies at a Canadi
        • Deadline: September 28, 2023
        • Posted: September 26, 2023
      • ETH4D Doctoral Mentorship Grants for Developing Countries 2023

      • ETH4D provides grants for mentoring doctoral candidates from low- and lower-middle-income countries. The mentorship is a one-year appointment and comprises the following components: Mentorship from one ETH professor, senior scientist or postdoc over a period of one year of the mentee’s d
        • Deadline: October 31, 2023
        • Posted: September 25, 2023
      • IBM Masters Fellowship Awards 2024

      • Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM Masters Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional Masters students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies, regardless of their field of s
        • Deadline: October 27, 2023
        • Posted: September 25, 2023
      • CRS International Development Fellows Program 2024

      • Catholic Relief Services' International Development Fellows Program prepares dedicated global citizens to pursue a career in international relief & development work. CRS empowers Fellows to hone their skills and gain practical field experience while contributing to impactful work. Each Fello
        • Deadline: November 1, 2023
        • Posted: September 25, 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.