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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

      • MasterCard Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship 2020 at University of Cape Town

      • The scholarships will cover for the following: Reimbursement of costs incurred for visa application processing An economy class air ticket to Cape Town South Africa for awardees who are i) citizens and/or residents of a Sub-Saharan country other than South Africa or ii) residing in South Afr
        • Deadline: September 20, 2020
        • Posted: July 31, 2020
      • MasterCard Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 at University of Cape Town

      • The scholarships will cover for the following: Reimbursement of costs incurred for visa application processing An economy class air ticket to Cape Town South Africa for awardees who are i) citizens and/or residents of a Sub-Saharan country other than South Africa or ii) residing in South Afr
        • Deadline: September 20, 2020
        • Posted: July 31, 2020
      • Bonn University 2020 Fellowship “The Concept of Slavery in African History”

      • The Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies invites applications for two PhD Positions (Research Associates, 65%) Candidates will work in the Research Group “The Concept of Slavery in African History”. This Research Group is an integral part of the Bonn Cent
        • Deadline: July 31, 2020
        • Posted: July 21, 2020
      • Beit Trust 2021 Postgraduate Scholarships

      • The Beit Trust is offering a number of Postgraduate scholarships for research and studies abroad to scholars from Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia.  The next round of Beit Scholarships will be awarded for the academic year beginning September 2021 for universities in the UK; and&nb
        • Deadline: March 5, 2021
        • Posted: July 20, 2020
      • AERC 2020 Collaborative PhD Fellowship Programme in Economics for African Students

      • Applications are open for the AERC Collaborative PhD Fellowship Programme in Economics 2020 for African Students Launched in 2002, the Collaborative PhD Programme (CPP) in Economics’ primary aim is to strengthen teaching and research capacity in sub-Saharan African countries, to increase th
        • Deadline: July 31, 2020
        • Posted: July 19, 2020
      • TWAS-NRF 2020 Doctoral Fellowship Programme (South Africa)

      • South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) are working in partnership with TWAS to advance science in developing countries through the NRF-TWAS Doctoral Fellowships, thus, applications are currently being invited from all int
        • Deadline: August 14, 2020
        • Posted: July 15, 2020
      • University Of Leeds 2020-2021 International Masters Scholarship (UK)

      • University of Leeds - International Master’s Scholarship in UK, 2020-21 is open for International Students The scholarship allows Masters level programm(s) in the field of Psychology taught at University of Leeds The deadline of the scholarhip is 31 Oct 2020.
        • Deadline: October 31, 2020
        • Posted: July 15, 2020
      • Farmz2u 2020 ‘Food For Thought’ Essay Contest for Young Nigerians

      • Applications are open for the Farmz2u ‘Food For Thought’ Essay Contest 2020 for Young Nigerians. The ‘Food For Thought’ Challenge is focused on the SDGs 2 – Zero Hunger and SDG 12 – Responsible Production and Consumption. It aims to sensitize the youth of the
        • Deadline: July 25, 2020
        • Posted: July 15, 2020
      • Bergen 2020 International Essay Competition for Non-Fiction and Fiction

      • The Bergen International Literary Festival for Non-Fiction and Fiction is held in February every year in the Norwegian city of Bergen and attracts writers from every continent. We are looking for new, excellent writing and are pleased to announce the Bergen International Essay Competition open to ev
        • Deadline: October 1, 2020
        • Posted: July 15, 2020
      • AfricaLics 2020 Trilateral Chair PhDs Scholarships

      • The Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) in collaboration with the African Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics), currently based at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Nairobi is offering ONE (1)
        • Deadline: July 26, 2020
        • Posted: July 11, 2020
      • Women for the Environment Africa 2020 for Women in African Conservation

      • From October 2020 to September 2021, twenty outstanding women in executive-level leadership positions in African conservation will come together for a year of virtual and in-person sessions to transform their own and each other’s leadership for the benefit of people, wildlife, and ecosystems a
        • Deadline: July 25, 2020
        • Posted: July 10, 2020
      • StudentBuild Summit 2020 for African Students

      • Applications are invited for student entrepreneurs to the StudentBuild Summit 2020: Leading an African Future StudentBuild Summit is the foremost virtual gathering of the most ambitious African students all over the world, to learn and connect with world-class experts, resources, and opportunitie
        • Deadline: July 25, 2020
        • Posted: July 9, 2020
      • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Training 2020

      • A monthly payment of 850 euros Travel allowance One-off study allowance Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits: Monthly rent subsidy Monthly allowanc
        • Deadline: October 1, 2020
        • Posted: July 7, 2020
      • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Postgraduate Study Scholarship 2020

      • A monthly payment of 850 euros Travel allowance One-off study allowance Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits: Monthly rent subsidy Monthly allowanc
        • Deadline: October 1, 2020
        • Posted: July 7, 2020
      • Curtin University 2021 Women in Engineering Top Excellence Scholarship

      • The Women in Engineering Top Excellence Scholarship has been developed by Curtin University to reward and assist academically talented female student(s) who receive the top ATAR in an Engineering degree within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Application forms are not required, studen
        • Deadline: December 18, 2020
        • Posted: June 30, 2020
      • Ernst & Young (EY) 2020 Young Tax Professional of the Year – South Africa

      • Get ready to kick-start your career in Tax and compete with the best student minds across South Africa and showcase your unique point of view on the subject of taxation. YTPY South Africa is a competition aimed at identifying and recognising young and aspiring tax professionals where students dem
        • Deadline: July 13, 2020
        • Posted: June 17, 2020
      • MasterCard Foundation 2020-2021 Scholars Program at Makerere University

      • Applications are open for the MasterCard Foundation 2020-2021 Scholars Program at Makerere University. Makerere University entered into partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to offer scholarship to 1000 bright youth from Africa to study at Makerere University from 2013 to 2024. A p
        • Deadline: June 30, 2020
        • Posted: June 12, 2020
      • AfricaLics 2021 PhD Visiting Fellowship for African PhD Students - Denmark

      • AfricaLics – the African Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems is looking for suitable PhD student candidates from universities in African countries to participate in the AfricaLics PhD Visiting Fellowship Programme focused on Innovation and Development.
        • Deadline: July 31, 2020
        • Posted: June 10, 2020
      • UONGOZI 2020 Leadership Essay Contest for African Students

      • ONGOZI Institute is pleased to announce this year’s Leadership Essay Competition, the eighth since inception (2013). Similar to previous years, this year’s topic aims to solicit thoughts on the theme of the African Leadership Forum (ALF). The essays should respond to the following questi
        • Deadline: July 10, 2020
        • Posted: June 9, 2020
      • Rhodes University 2020 Visiting Fellowships for Researchers

      • The Rhodes African Studies Centre invites academics based in any country in Africa and Overseas whose expertise is in the field of African Studies to apply for a Visiting Fellowship of between one to six months.
        • Deadline: July 15, 2020
        • Posted: June 4, 2020
      • University of the Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) 2020 Post-Doctoral Fellowship

      • We are seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Scientist to contribute to a new project on Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte development in the bone marrow of living malaria-infected individuals and the impact of malaria parasite accumulation on bone marrow function. This exciting project include laborato
        • Deadline: June 5, 2020
        • Posted: June 2, 2020
      • 2021 Scholarships at Oxford University by Rhodes Trust

      • The Rhodes Trust Scholarships is a postgraduate award supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Each year, the Rhodes Trust Scholarships are offered to more than 90 Rhodes Scholars selected from 20 Rhodes constituencies (64 countries) worldwide&nb
        • Deadline: September 30, 2020
        • Posted: June 1, 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

 

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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