The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides economically disadvantaged, yet talented young people in Africa with access to high quality and relevant university education.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is a leading educational institution in Ghana, having been founded by Kwame Nkrumah in 1952.
The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, learning materials, uniform, transport, and stipend.
If you apply for this scholarship and are successful, you will be expected to “Go-Back Give-Back” to your community once you complete your course.
esola Fawehinmi established this great scholarship in 1971.
Currently, there are opportunities for 20 students to each secure a scholarship worth 100,000 Naira to be used towards financing their studies.
Applicants must be diligent and poor. They must also be registered students at tertiary institutions in Nigeria, and have a record of good academic performance.
The Government of India has an initiative to enhance the academic opportunities for students of African countries in India. The Indian government aims to increase the number of international scholarships to enable Africans to advance their studies.
Currently, the Indian Council for Cultural Relationships offers 900 scholarships to students from all over Africa.
The ICCR bears the cost of tuition, accommodation (in university hostels), living expenses and medical treatment.
If you are fluent in English speaking and comprehension, you stand a good chance of winning this scholarship!
The RUFORUM /MasterCard Foundation partnership focuses on transforming the African agricultural university into an institution that meaningfully contributes to Africa’s growth and development.
Scholarships at the undergraduate level target students who are academically endowed but lack the resources to pursue further education. Students who are from conflict and post-conflict areas of Africa are especially welcome to apply.
The main benefits of this scholarship include a tuition fee waiver, return air ticket, living expenses (including stipend and hostel fee), and research costs, among others.
Recipients of this scholarship also benefit from leadership development, entrepreneurship training, mentorship and life skills support.
RUFORUM undergraduate scholarships are given for studies undertaken at Gulu University in Uganda and Egerton University in Kenya.
Chevron Nigeria Limited and its Nigerian venture partner, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have collaborated to offer bright Nigerian students with scholarships to further their studies.
Several undergraduate scholarships are available to deserving students who are studying specific courses at Nigerian universities.
Full-time second year (200 Level) degree students are eligible for this scholarship.
This is a great scholarship opportunity for anyone interested in the petroleum industry!
The Australian Development Scholarships, popularly known as Australia Awards, were set up to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and its neighbours.
Recipients of this prestigious scholarship join a host of talented individuals who contribute to sustainable and lasting change in their home countries.
The key aim of these scholarships is to identify and nurture leadership potential in individuals from developing countries.
Benefits of this scholarship include tuition fees, an economy class flight to and from Australia, an annual stipend of AUD 30,000, OSHC and an establishment allowance of AUD 5,000.
The New Zealand Development Scholarships give students from developing countries the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas that are of benefit to their home country.
Recipients must return to their home countries for at least two years after completion of the scholarship, to apply their newfound skills in government, civil society or private organizations.
The scholarship covers tuition fees, travel to and from New Zealand, a fortnightly living allowance and an establishment allowance.
The Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship at the University of Westminster was set up with the aim of providing students from developing countries with a fully funded opportunity to further their education.
The scholarship applies to any full-time study program at the University.
The benefits of this great scholarship include a full tuition waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time Masters at the University and must provide evidence of financial need.
The Swedish Institute Scholarship targets highly qualified individuals for the full-time Master’s program.
This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to pursue their Master’s studies in a country that offers world-class education at all levels.
The scholarship is fully funded, including tuition fees (paid directly to the University by the Swedish Institute), living expenses of SEK 9,000 per month, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000.
In addition, Scholarship holders are insured against illness and accidents for the entire scholarship period.
Stanford Graduate Business School contributes to Africa’s human and economic development by educating leaders who have a vision of change for the continent.
This scholarship targets citizens of African countries who are unable to pay for their education.
On completion of their studies and within two years of graduation, Fellows are required to return to their home countries and work for at least two years in a role that contributes directly to the continent’s development.
Benefits available to Fellows include the full cost of MBA tuition and all other fees associated with the course (up to US$160,000).
Allowances to cater for accommodation and living expenses are given to recipients who demonstrate additional financial need.