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Scholarships for African Students 2020-2021

Are you an african students looking for scholarship to fund your studies. Here are list of scholarships for african students you can apply for this 2020-2021. These funding opportunities are mainly awarded to promising students like you, in form of full scholarships for African students who wish to pursue a higher degree at an accredited university  After School Africa Scholarships and Opportunities, apply for any of these opportunities for Africans 2020 

      • I Tatti / DHI Rom 2021-2022 Joint Fellowship for African Studies (Italy)

      • I  Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies and the German Historical Institute in Rome (Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom) offer a joint residential fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year. With this fellowship, I Tatti and the DHI Rom seek to
        • Deadline: November 16, 2020
        • Posted: Yesterday
      • World Bank 2021 #Blog4Dev Competition for Young Africans

      • Entries are invited for the World Bank #Blog4Dev Competition 2021. Launched in 2014 by the World Bank Kenya office, the #Blog4Dev competition is an annual writing contest, inviting young people to weigh in on a topic critical to their country’s economic development. The competition is
        • Deadline: November 30, 2020
        • Posted: Yesterday
      • TWAS-UNESCO 2021 Associateship Scheme for Researchers from Developing Countries

      • In collaboration with UNESCO and a number of centres of excellence in the South, TWAS has instituted a Joint Associateship Scheme to enable competent researchers from the South to visit these centres regularly. An associate is appointed for three years during which he/she can visit a Centr
        • Deadline: December 1, 2020
        • Posted: October 19, 2020
      • APO 2021 African Women in Media Award for Women Media Practitioners

      • APO Group, the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, presents the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award set to recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa. The Award will be bestowed to the winner a
        • Deadline: October 31, 2020
        • Posted: October 19, 2020
      • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) PhD Scholarship 2020

      • Generally: Monthly allowance Study and research allowance Printing allowance Tuition fees Only applicable for In-Region scholarship holders: Travel allowance Health insurance  Funding is provided for the usual duration of a course – generally, up to two years
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: October 17, 2020
      • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Masters Scholarship 2020

      • Generally: Monthly allowance Study and research allowance Printing allowance Tuition fees Only applicable for In-Region scholarship holders: Travel allowance Health insurance  Funding is provided for the usual duration of a course – generally, up to two years
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: October 17, 2020
      • ACU 2021 Coventry University Fellowships for African Academics

      • Applications are now open for two Coventry University Fellowships. Supporting academic and research mobility is essential for the long-term vitality of universities. The ACU is pleased to announce that ACU member, Coventry University, UK, will host two Fellowships in 2020. As part of the
        • Deadline: November 5, 2020
        • Posted: October 15, 2020
      • VC4A 2021 Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award for Young Nigerians

      • Applications for the Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award 2021 are now open. The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award is an ARM initiative in partnership with TechnoVision’s TVC Labs that aims at providing young Nigerians with an opportunity to develop innovative start-up ventures that add e
        • Deadline: December 2, 2020
        • Posted: October 13, 2020
      • MasterCard Foundation Summer School 2020

      • 13 full scholarships are offered for 2021 to candidates eligible for the scholarship and admitted to the Summer School. Important: admission to the Summer School does not guarantee a scholarship award. In case of deferral of entry to the Summer School, the Mastercard Foundation scholarship award
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: October 12, 2020
      • MasterCard Foundation Masters Scholarship 2020

      • These scholarships cover the full cost of tuition fees at Sciences Po and living costs in France during the study . As well as funding their studies, Sciences Po will offer scholars a specific suite of resources to ensure they have appropriate academic support and to facilitate their transition f
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: October 12, 2020
      • Iso Lomso 2021 Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers

      • Iso Lomso Fellowships provide an exceptional early career opportunity for Africa’s brightest minds in academia. Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future, laying the foundations for tomorrow. Iso Lomso aims to address the ga
        • Deadline: February 15, 2021
        • Posted: October 12, 2020
      • UBC MasterCard Foundation 2021-2022 Scholarships for African Students (Canada)

      • The University of British Columbia, Canada partners with the MasterCard foundation Scholars Programme to grant $25M Scholarships to African students. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a $500 million initiative to inspire young people — particularly from Africa — to le
        • Deadline: December 11, 2020
        • Posted: October 10, 2020
      • Atlantic Fellows 2021-2022 Programme for African Students

      • The Atlantic Fellows programme for Social and Economic Equity at the International Inequalities Institute is a fantastic new opportunity for experienced academics and senior practitioners to dig deeper into the causes of inequalities. The Fellowships are available in TWO fully-funded tr
        • Deadline: January 31, 2021
        • Posted: October 8, 2020
      • Google 2020 Conference & Travel Scholarship: Afrotech

      • Google is excited to offer Google Conference Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields. At Google, we believe a diversity of attributes, experiences, and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world. Everyone deserves an opportunity to pursu
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: October 8, 2020
      • Paradigm Initiative 2021 Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab (DRILL) Fellowship

      • Paradigm Initiative (PIN) welcomes applications for its Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab (DRILL). The successful applicants will work full time with Paradigm Initiative team members for 9 months starting from 1 March 2021 to 31 November 2021. As a mid-career fellowship, potential candidates
        • Deadline: October 30, 2020
        • Posted: October 8, 2020
      • DHL 2020 Supply Chain Graduate Program (G100) for Graduates & Young Professionals

      • Are you a university graduate or young professional who would you like to be part of the next generation of Leaders in the Logistics industry? Apply for the DHL Supply Chain G100 Graduate Program in one of the 18 different locations around Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. As a g
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: October 8, 2020
      • McKinsey 2020 African Leaders on the Move for Young Africans

      • We invite individuals who are passionate about Africa to apply to African Leaders on the Move to learn more about our offices, roles, and work in the region. McKinsey has six offices in Africa – Johannesburg, Lagos, Luanda, Casablanca, Nairobi, Addis Ababa. We serve many leading African org
        • Deadline: November 20, 2020
        • Posted: October 7, 2020
      • University of Pavia 2021 CICOPS Scholarships for Developing Countries (Italy)

      • In order to promote international cooperation, particularly with Developing Countries, the University of Pavia and EDiSU (Institute of the Right to University Studies) provide 5 scholarships to visiting scholars for the year 2021 for a period of stay of 4 to 12 weeks at the University
        • Deadline: December 15, 2020
        • Posted: October 6, 2020
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Scholarships For African Students

Most African student dream of attaining a higher education, but due to issues like lack of funding, they tend to give up on this dream, but you don’t have to.

What if we told you there was a way for you to make your dreams a reality at little or no cost? How?

Thanks to the benevolence of organisations offering scholarships to African students, aspirants like you, can now go to school through the help of certain free scholarships for African students which you can find on our website.

These funding opportunities are mainly awarded to promising students like you, in form of full scholarships for African students, for applicants who wish to pursue a higher degree at an accredited university. So depending on your educational qualification or background, you could either search and apply for masters scholarships for African students or undergraduate scholarships for African students on our site.

Be sure to browse through ScholarshipTab,  in order to get the best scholarship opportunities for African students for the year 2020. While you’re at it, visit our blog to read our insightful article on how to appy for a scholarship and many others After School Africa Scholarships and Opportunities

 

Top Annual Scholarships For African Students

  1. Chevening Scholarship
  2. Commonwealth scholarship
  3. DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance
  4. Westminster International Postgraduate Full Scholarships
  5. Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
  6. Westminster Undergraduate Full Scholarships
  7. Michigan State University MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program
  8. McGill University Canada – MasterCard Foundation Scholarships
  9. Reach Oxford Scholarships for Undergraduate Students for Developing Countries, University of Oxford
  10. Reach Oxford Scholarships for Undergraduate Students for Developing Countries, University of Oxford

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