List of International Scholarship Opportunities for African Students

Scholarship to Study in the US

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

7UP Harvard Business School Scholarship

Scholarships for Nigerian students to study MBA program at Harvard University’s business school (HBS).

Fulbright Foreign Student Program

International scholarships for artists, young professionals, and graduate students, to study in the US for a year or more.

Zawadi Africa Education Fund for Young African Women

This Scholarships here has a gender bias for female students from Uganda, Ghana, and Kenya to study in the US.

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Scholarship to study in the US and gain business and leadership skills. For African students from students from sub-Saharan Africa.

Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship at Stanford University

Scholarships for Africans wishing to study at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business on the MBA program.

Scholarship to study in the UK

The Ibrahim Scholarship Programme

Scholarship for aspiring African leaders to study for a master’s degree in the UK at London Business School, SOAS or the University of Birmingham.

Lalji LSE PfAL Scholarship Programme

Scholarship for African students with leadership potential to study any Economics related course for masters’ degree at the London School of Economics (LSE).

IOE – Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth scholarship for African students from Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya to study a development-related master’s degree in the UK.

African Graduate scholarships at UCL

Scholarships for Africans to study in the UK at UCL (University College London) on a master’s degree program for Global Health.

Commonwealth Scholarships at SOAS

Commonwealth scholarship for African students from commonwealth countries to study at SOAS (London) on a development-related master’s degree.

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Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme

Postgraduate scholarships for African students from the Ivory Coast and Mauritania to study in France. Students from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda to study in the UK at selected universities.

African Postgraduate Scholarships (Edinburgh Napier University)

Merit-based scholarship for Africans to gain partial funding to study in the UK at Edinburgh Napier University.

Southern African Scholarships (The University of Edinburgh)

Scholarship open to African students from the southern part of Africa to study at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) on a masters’ or PhD program. Countries eligible include: South Africa, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana, the Congo, and Lesotho.

Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships (Oxford University)

Scholarship for African students who have previously studied at any South African universities to study at Oxford University in the UK.

There are other scholarship opportunities open to African students that I might not have mentioned here.

To get details about any one of these scholarships and the criteria and details involved, visit their sites via the Google search engine. You could also visit the website of the school you’re applying to check for any scholarship opportunities.

If there are any ones you know and would like to share, kindly state them in the comment section below.

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