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Africa Scholarships 2012 for Undergraduate Students
- WMF was founded in 2005 to provide funding and support in the areas of education, literacy and the arts, primarily in the developing world. WMF provides support to individuals and families in need of assistance as a result of economic challenges, and in particular, extreme poverty. WMF is 501(c)(3) non-profit and all donations are fully tax deductible.
- Our WMF Empowerment through Education Scholarship Program has grown from just one scholarship in Ghana in 2005 to 46 WMF Scholars in 2011. Our scholars hail from over a dozen countries, including Senegal, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Gambia, Cameroon, Rwanda, Sudan, Afghanistan, and Liberia. Twenty-eight new 2011 WMF Scholars were chosen from 982 applications in July of 2011. More info on our Scholarships and Our Scholars.
- Africa Scholarships through York’s International Scholarship Program for Africa
- Valued at $25,000 and renewable for a further three years of full-time undergraduate study as long as high academic standing (7.8 on a 9-point York scale) is maintained in each academic year at York University.
- Must be a citizen of an African* country.
- *preference given to those residing in selected regions.
East African Breweries Limited
- The EABL Foundation is a corporate-based regional foundation, committed to enriching the lives and livelihoods of the less fortunate and excluded people throughout East Africa in a sustainable manner. EABL Foundation has announced the commencement of this year’s scholarship application drive that will see 20 new students join private and public universities across East Africa. The scholarship program is open to bright but needy students across the region wishing to study Business, Information Technology, Engineering and Food Science. This scholarship covers tuition, books, accommodation, monthly stipend and a mentorship programme for those students that are awarded.
Heriot-Watt University – African Watt Club Fund
- The African Watt Club Fund was set up in May 2009 and aims to generate between £10,000 and £40,000 per year to allow scholarships of up to £10,000 to be awarded to students from Africa who would otherwise be unable to attend the University, due to financial restrictions.
- The criteria for the award of the Scholarship can be found by clicking here. We plan to award the first Scholarship(s) in June 2010 in time for the academic year commencing in September 2010.
- UPDATE JAN 2012 – Unfortunately we have not been able to fund our African Scholarship for this year. We hope to have funding in place for next year and I’ll look to contact you then to add the information back up.
- Alumni Relations Officer, Room 2.07, Scott Russell Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS
University of Ilorin – Centre for International Education
- Ilorin, offers scholarship opportunities for International Students in any field of their interest. The offer is opened to both undergraduate and graduate up to Master level.
- Target Group: International Students within and outside Africa.
- Scholarship Value:
- a. Tuition fees will be covered;
- b. Subsistence allowance;
- c. Miscellaneous allowance;
- d. Free accommodation;
- e. Transportation allowance to and from Ilorin (once per session);
- f. Complimentary access to the facilities of the University Health Services.
Africa Scholarships 2012 for Graduate Students
- The University offers a number of scholarships to students from various countries. All scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. The University will offer two scholarships for postgraduate study in any subject offered by the University to students from Southern African countries. One of the scholarships will be available for a one year Master’s degree programme and the other scholarship for a three year PhD degree programme. The scholarship covers the overseas rate of tuition fee and University accommodation for the duration of the postgraduate degree programme.
Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards
- Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards (DHPA) is a UK scheme to bring outstanding students from India, China, Hong Kong, South Africa, Brazil, Russia and the developing world to come and study for PhDs in top rated UK research facilities. The initiative was launched by the Prime Minister In November 2003.
Five College African Scholars
- The Five College African Scholars Program is dedicated to supporting the research of individual scholars in Africa, strengthening partnerships among scholars in Africa and the United States, and enriching the study of Africa.
- The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of Scholarships for African Students each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July.
- The Sloan Africa Scholarship offered at the London Business School is funded by The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust – African Scholarship. The scholarship is open to all successful applicants on the Sloan Fellowship who are African nationals and reside in Africa.
South African – German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice
- Full scholarships for DRD students
- For applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries with an excellent academic record the DRD offers a limited number of DAAD merit scholarships per year.
Scholarships are available for full-time students of
- the MA and M Econ in Development Studies,
- the Master in Public Administration,
- the different PhD options at the centre (PhD UWC, PhD IDS)
- Scholarships include monthly allowances of 650 Euro plus travel allowances for Master candidates and 900 Euro plus travel allowances for PhD candidates. More information about requirements for application and application procedure is provided below.
Africa Scholarships 2012 for Post-Graduate Students – PH.D. FELLOWSHIPS
- The Wadsworth African Fellowships of the Wenner-Gren Foundation are intended to provide support for African students undertaking study leading to a Ph.D. at a South African university that can provide them with international-level training in anthropology (including biological anthropology and archaeology). Currently Africa Scholarships applications to the University of Witwatersrand or The University of Cape Town are given priority. The Wenner-Gren Foundation has other fellowships/grants for international students. The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. is a private operating Foundation that is dedicated to the advancement of anthropology throughout the world. Through programs of funding for research projects, conferences, symposia, fellowships, and publication, the Foundation aids basic research in all branches of anthropology and closely related disciplines concerned with human origins, development and variation.
African Graduate Fellowship
- The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program to grant Africa Scholarships for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (9 credits or more) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.
- The Steve Huckvale Africa Scholarships are available for international students born in an African country to study a postgraduate taught programme in the field of Engineering or Management. The purpose of this prestigious award is to assist an international candidate with academic merit and leadership potential to study at the University. There are two Steve Huckvale scholarships available for applicants to a taught master’s degree. One scholarship is for courses within the School of Management, and one is for the School of Engineering and Design. Each scholarship is worth £5000 and is open to international applicants born in an African country.
Malaria Capacity Development Consortium (MCDC) – PhD Programme
- The MCDC PhD programme offers support to candidates of high academic caliber who can demonstrate a strong commitment to research relevant to the prevention or control of malaria. A rigorous procedure was used to select the most able African students to pursue PhD studies based in the African countries participating in the programme – Ghana, Malawi, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda. 18 PhD students have been selected to enjoy Africa Scholarships, and each allocated to one of the five African partner universities.
Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships
- The Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships. The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded). The scholarships are being funded through a combination of generous external funding and University funds. The University will award a limited number of scholarships and the standards required are very high.
Africa Scholarships 2012 for Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Talented individuals from sub-Saharan African can acquire the management and leadership skills essential for individual, corporate and national success. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation scholarship for sub-Saharan Africa aims to help produce exceptional leaders for the continent by supporting outstanding students on the full-time MBA programme at London Business School. Each year one scholarship, providing full payment of fees and a living allowance, will be awarded to an exceptional MBA candidate from sub-Saharan Africa with financial need.