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Scholarships for African Students to Study Abroad 2023-2024

Are you an African student searching for scholarship to fund your studies abroad? Search no more, below is a list of scholarships for African students to study abroad 2023-2024.

      • Carleton University Richard Van Loon Scholarship 2023-2024

      • The Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship 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 President.
        • Deadline: February 1, 2024
        • Posted: Yesterday
      • MasterCard Foundation UC Berkeley Scholarship 2024-2025

      • The University of California, Berkeley has partnered with The Mastercard Foundation(link is external) in a collaborative, global network of education institutions and non-profit organizations that believe education is a catalyst for social and economic advancement. The Mastercard Foundatio
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: Yesterday
      • 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: Yesterday
      • Wells Mountain Initiative (WMI) Scholars Program for Developing Countries 2024

      • You are invited to apply for the Wells Mountain Initiative (WMI) Scholars Program 2024 open to students of developing countries. WMI is a public charitable foundation based in Bristol, Vermont, USA, which has been approved under the United States Internal Revenue Service. This 
        • Deadline: March 1, 2024
        • Posted: Yesterday
      • 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
      • SSRC African Peacebuilding Network: Individual Research Fellowships 2024

      • The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites research fellowship applications from African scholars, researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions; or region
        • Deadline: February 11, 2024
        • Posted: December 1, 2023
      • Africa Tech Summit Investment Showcase in Nairobi 2024

      • The Africa Tech Summit (ATS) has officially started applications for its renowned Investment Showcase, which will be held in Nairobi on the 14th and 15th of February 2024. The Investment Showcase, now in its sixth year, is an essential venue for African IT ventures to propose new ideas and interact
        • Deadline: December 19, 2023
        • Posted: December 1, 2023
      • VC4A Food Systems Accelerator for Africans 2024

      • Are you an agribusiness with a climate-smart innovation that tackles food insecurity and increases resilience in the East and Southern Africa region? Apply to our program to receive tailor-made support as well as access to finance to bring your innovations to scale. The CGIAR Food Systems Acceler
        • Deadline: January 8, 2024
        • Posted: November 30, 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
      • SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition for young South African Students 2024

      • The SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition was introduced as part of the initiatives aimed at providing due recognition to the Founders of SADC for their contribution to the establishment of SADC and subsequent pursuance of a regional integration agenda.  The topic for the 2024 edi
        • Deadline: March 31, 2024
        • Posted: November 27, 2023
      • VIB-IPBO Open Doors Fellowship Program for Women Researchers in Africa 2024

      • The Open Doors Fellowship Program for women researchers in Africa is a holistic program that shall target women researchers in Africa to help them acquire the necessary hard and soft skills to strengthen their placements within their hosting institutions and, ultimately, avoid the dropout befor
        • Deadline: January 10, 2024
        • Posted: November 27, 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
      • University Of Edinburgh Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Developing Countries 2024

      • The University of Edinburgh Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and UK universities, including the University of Edinburgh, to jointly support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who
        • Deadline: December 14, 2023
        • Posted: November 27, 2023
      • Lawyers Hub Africa Startup Law Accelerator 2023

      • The Africa Startup Law Accelerator will bridge the gaps by providing a tailor-made 12-week virtual program designed to accelerate the business growth, legal setup & compliance, operational capacity and impact of early-stage and growth-stage startups working on legal-tech and justice innovations.
        • Deadline: December 1, 2023
        • Posted: November 27, 2023
      • EJN Media Workshop on Air Pollution in Nairobi, Kenya

      • Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites journalists from Nairobi County, Kenya to join a media workshop on air pollution in Nairobi from Feb 8-9, 2024.  This two-day workshop?aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of local journalists to report on air pollution, thereby contr
        • Deadline: December 31, 2023
        • Posted: November 24, 2023
      • Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards for Business Journalists 2024

      • The original and longest running award scheme of its kind, the 9th edition of the pan-African (Re)Insurance Journalism Awards is inviting entries from across the continent. The awards are an extension of Continental Reinsurance’s continued commitment to the advancement of excellen
        • Deadline: February 15, 2024
        • Posted: November 24, 2023
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Scholarships To Study Abroad For African Students

In 2010 alone, a whopping 380,376 African Students, enrolled for studies at an international university, from then to 2020, that number has significantly grown with many African students making plans to study overseas.

Usually, when you check the cost that comes with studying overseas, it is easier for you to opt for a cheaper option, which is studying in your country. Yet, the question remains, if abroad studies are so expensive why then are African Students trooping out to do so? Simple answer, they are going to school on scholarship.

In a bid to make studying abroad easier and cheaper for students in various African countries, the government, universities, companies, foundations, and even individuals, made available schemes such as  fully-funded scholarships for African students, which  aspiring students like you can take advantage of to fund their studies overseas.

Being the absolute go to website / plug for all things international scholarships for African students, you can now double your efforts on finding suitable online scholarships for African students, by browsing through our impressive compilation of international study opportunities you can easily qualify for.

We believe that money should never be a hindrance for you to further your education, which is why we also have overseas study opportunities that you can benefit from, no matter the type of degree you want to pursue.

 As a Masters or Ph.D student, you can check out our latest postgraduate scholarships for African students. And if you are an aspiring Bachelor's degree student, to see our undergraduate scholarships for African students to study abroad go to our undergraduate section. We ensure that no one gets left behind in this race for better abroad study opportunities.

ScholarshipTab is a well-rounded platform, and we are committed to bringing you the latest admissions going on in international universities in the top countries that take in the highest number of African students. We have choice scholarships in USA, UK, Japan, Ukraine, Finland, France, Netherlands, and Canada

What are you still waiting for? Start applying for the latest 2020 scholarships immediately, before you miss your flight.


Top Annual Scholarships For African Students To Study Abroad

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