Undergraduate Scholarships For African Students 2024-2025

For students who just graduated from college school, and needs a good university to undergo their Bachelor’s degree  program, ScholarshipSet has compiled a list of undergraduate scholarship programs which offers you the opportunity to study at any university at home and abroad.

The undergraduate scholarship scheme aims to assist fresh university students and those still seeking for admission into the university to get their Bachelor's Degrees at home or oversea.

Below is our list of free, popular, and easy-to-get undergraduate financial aid opportunities for the year 2024-2025 which African students can apply for.

      • Ashinaga Africa Initiative Cohort 11 2024

      • The Ashinaga Africa Initiative (AAI) is an international leadership program that supports high-achieving students who lost one or both parents and are committed to returning to sub-Saharan Africa to contribute to the continent’s ongoing socio-economic progress.
        • Deadline: January 23, 2024
        • Posted: December 6, 2023
      • Reach Oxford Scholarships for Undergraduates from Developing Countries 2024

      • Several Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from low-income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because standard educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries. Scholarship wi
        • Deadline: February 7, 2024
        • Posted: December 4, 2023
      • Carleton University Richard Van Loon Scholarship 2024

      • International students from African countries are here invited to apply for Richard Van Loon Scholarship to study at Carleton University, Canada for the commencing academic session.
        • Deadline: February 1, 2024
        • Posted: December 1, 2023
      • Ashinaga Africa Initiative Leadership Program for Young African Orphans 2024

      • The Ashinaga Africa Initiative (AAI) is an international leadership program that supports high-achieving students who lost one or both parents and are committed to returning to sub-Saharan Africa to contribute to the continent’s ongoing socio-economic progress.
        • Deadline: January 19, 2024
        • Posted: November 30, 2023
      • Chinese Government Scholarship for South Africans (China) 2024

      • The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions starting in the 2024/25 academic year. The Department of Higher Education and Training (the Department) is responsible for nominations. For more information about the Chinese Government schola
        • Deadline: January 26, 2024
        • Posted: November 29, 2023
      • Carleton University Richard J. Van Loon Scholarships for African Students 2023-2024

      • The Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship, valued at $5,000 for the 2023/2024 academic year, is awarded annually to an outstanding international student from an African country. The award was endowed in 2005 by friends, family and colleagues in honour of Richard J. Van Loon, Carleton’s 10th Presiden
        • Deadline: February 1, 2024
        • Posted: November 27, 2023
      • ANP Scholarship Program for Undergraduate Students 2023

      • The Association of Nsukka Professors (ANP) offers scholarship to indigent undergraduates of Nsukka Cultural Zone of Isi-uzo, Udenu, Igbo-Eze North, Igbo-Eze South, Nsukka, Igbo-Etiti and Uzo-Uwani Local Government Areas of Enugu State. Objective: The purpose of the ANP scholarship scheme is to suppo
        • Deadline: December 31, 2023
        • Posted: November 23, 2023
      • Christopher Kolade Foundation SHE Soars Scholarship 2023

      • The Christopher Kolade Foundation SHE Soars Scholarship Program provides need-based financial sponsorship and mentorship to female graduates of public secondary schools in Nigeria who have secured admission into a Nigerian public university.SHE Soars launched in 2019 with five SHE Soars Scholars ben
        • Deadline: December 13, 2023
        • Posted: November 23, 2023
      • DELSU Indigent Students Scholarship Program 2023

      • Delta State University, Abraka under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga, is delighted to invite eligible undergraduate students of Delta State University and of Delta State Origin to apply for the DELSU Indigent Students’ Scholarship Programme. This progr
        • Deadline: December 5, 2023
        • Posted: November 23, 2023
      • Boston University Undergraduate Trustee Scholarship 2024

      • Every year, BU welcomes approximately 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Many of our current Scholars had perfect 4.0 grade point averages in high school and ranked in the top of their class. In addition to exceptional academic credentials, Trustee Scholars are intellectuall
        • Deadline: December 1, 2023
        • Posted: November 23, 2023
      • NIFESS Scholarship Program for Undergraduate Students 2023

      • The NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund is a financial reserve backed by private organizations and NGOs to help cushion the effects of the Nigerian Economic vulnerability by offering financial aid to 10,000 (Ten thousand) students and professionals of social sciences and related courses/facultie
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: November 22, 2023
      • Edo State University (EDSU) Scholarship Program 2024

      • Edo State University, Uzairue, is calling for applications for its prestigious scholarships for the 2023/2024 academic year. If you aspire to excellence and are seeking financial support, this is your chance to apply for a scholarship at a world-class institution renowned for quality education. E
        • Deadline: November 22, 2023
        • Posted: November 20, 2023
      • US Government and IREX Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program 2024-2025

      • We are now accepting applications for the 2024–2025 Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP). The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program provides opportunities for full-time, undergraduate, university/institute students from Tunisia to spend one academic year of nondegree study at a
        • Deadline: November 27, 2023
        • Posted: November 16, 2023
      • University of Essex Africa Undergraduate Scholarship 2024

      • If you're an international student from a member state of the African Union and are self-funding your undergraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship of £4,000, paid as a discount on your first year’s tuition fee.
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: November 9, 2023
      • IKODASS Alhaja Yinusa Olawale Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2023

      • The Alhaja Yinusa Olawale Ikodass Scholarship is one of the three scholarship initiatives of the Ikodass Scholarship established to support indigent students.Alhaja Yinusa Olawale Ikodass Scholarship is a subsidiary of the 2023 Ikodass Scholarship.The Ikorodu-Oga Development Association is calling o
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: November 6, 2023
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Latest Undergraduate Scholarships For African Students

With the approaching school season, various universities and institutes are presently scouting for the best and brightest eligible undergraduate students who possess the necessary qualifications, to receive financial assistance to pursue a Bachelor’s degree internationally.

To ensure that you don’t miss out on any of these study opportunities, we have made available, information on everything you need to know about applying for the ongoing scholarships available for international students.

Courtesy of the ScholarshipTab website, you can now be in the know about the various current scholarships for international students and still get notified when other new scholarships are uploaded on the site.

 We have found the scholarships for you, so all you need do is simply go through the list we have created for you above to check out the online scholarships for undergraduates which will be the perfect study opportunity for you.


Available Scholarships For Undergraduates 2020-2021

In case you haven’t heard, scholarships are now being awarded to qualified students to study undergraduate courses at numerous universities and institutes in the world.

The applications for scholarships are already in full swing, and many students from around the world have begun to send in their application letters to awarding bodies.

If you are confused as to which scholarship to apply for as an international student, here are some scholarships you are eligible for:

  • Commonwealth Scholarship For Undergraduate
  • DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
  • World Bank Undergraduate Scholarship
  • UNICEF Scholarship For Undergraduate
  • CIA Undergraduate Scholarship
  • MasterCard Undergraduate Scholarship
  • USAID Undergraduate Scholarship
  • MEXT Scholarship Application
  • UCAS Scholarship For Undergraduate
  • Guinness Scholarship
  • MTN Scholarship For Undergraduate
  • Shell Undergraduate Scholarship
  • NNPC Scholarship For Undergraduate
  • SEPLAT Scholarship Application
  • Total Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Chevron Undergraduate Scholarship
  • ExxonMobil Undergraduate Scholarship


Eligibility For Undergraduate Scholarship

Before you apply for any undergraduate scholarship, you need to make sure that you meet all the necessary requirements in order to be deemed eligible to receive the scholarship by the awarding body.

While respective organizations and institutes have specific requirements they request from applicants, they’re are standard requirements every undergraduate student aspiring to study abroad should meet.

Here are some of  the documents you must possess to be eligible:

  • Passport Photograph
  • WAEC Certificate
  • International Passport (if you are studying abroad)
  • Reference Letter/Sponsorship Letter
  • Local Government of Origin Identification
  • O’level Result
  • Birth Certificate
  • National Identification Number (optional in most cases)
  • Be an international student
  • Be a citizen or resident of an international country outside the awarding body’s own country
  • Be from a developing African country -if the scholarship is specifically for students from a developing Africa country (Nigeria is included)
  • Would have already applied and been accepted for undergraduate studies at the university of your choice or at least received a conditional offer.


How To Apply For Undergraduate Scholarship

Usually, when you are applying for a scholarship, you need to submit your application form or letter, and requested documents to whichever organization or university that is sponsoring the scholarship.

However, every scholarship has an application method specific to it, which is implemented and overseen by the awarding body.

For MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, since it is a partnership between MasterCard itself and other numerous universities, requires that you send your application directly to the scholarship webpage of the partner university you wish to study in.

Others, like the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Students at Robert Gordon University requests that you send your scholarship application form and other supporting documents to the university via email.

Before you apply for any scholarship program, make sure that you thoroughly go through the application method of each of the organization and university.