15 Scholarships For African Students Closing In March 2021

Scholarships for African students

The year 2021 is still very new and there is still so much you can do regarding your international education goals. You can begin early by making certain deliberate efforts by applying to scholarships that are open for African students.

You can consider the following top scholarship programmes that are currently open for African students with varying closing dates till March 31st 2020.

Here is a list of university scholarships that you can apply to before the end of March: 

 

Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship for Teachers

Study Level: Postgraduate

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to
international teachers who wish to conduct research on school education at designated Japanese universities as
Teacher Training Students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.

Application Deadline: February 12, 2021

Click here to apply for the MEXT scholarship for teachers

 

MEXT Scholarship at Kumamoto University Japan 

Study Level: Masters and Postgraduate

The Graduate School of Science and Technology (GSST) at Kumamoto University offers the opportunity to apply
for the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for those who wish to enrol in postgraduate courses of the
International Joint Education Program for Science and Technology (IJEP).

The main language used in this Program for classes and research is English. Basic Japanese language courses are offered at the Center for International Education.

Application Deadline: January 27, 2021

Click here to apply for the MEXT scholarship at Kumamoto University Japan

 

MIEM Scholarship at the Université de Paris

Study Level: Masters

The MIEM program, funded by IdEx Université de Paris aims to promote the internationalization of master’s programs and facilitate the arrival of the best international students in order to create a pool of excellence for the recruitment of future doctoral students.

The university is thus developing this program to train international scientists who are experts in their field and future academic or senior managers in their country of origin or in France.

Application Deadline: January 27, 2021

Click here to apply for the MIEM Scholarship

 

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) Undergraduate Scholarship, South-Korea

Study Level: Undergraduate

GIST is committed to fostering specialists with knowledge in basic science and humanities for the 4th industrial revolution. Gist also aims to take the lead in social contribution as a science and technology institute by innovations within local communities that are dedicated to the country.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

Click here to apply for the GIST Undergraduate scholarship

 

Fully Funded PhD position at Leeds University

Study Level: PhD

The name for the project subject is: The Surface Properties of Pharmaceuticals

This industrially co-funded interdisciplinary project presents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious scientist or engineer to work across the boundaries of chemistry, physics and engineering, with opportunities to develop a broad portfolio of skills and a strong professional network in academia and industry

Application Deadline: February 21, 2021

Click here to apply for the Fully Funded PhD position at Leeds University 

 

Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University

The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University is a full-time, fully-funded leadership development program that brings together rising leaders from the United States and around the world who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges in their communities, countries, and regions. Over the course of an academic year at Columbia University, Obama Foundation Scholars deepen their knowledge and skills and build new capacities and networks to accelerate their impact in their home countries.

Application Deadline: February 5, 2021

Click here to apply for the Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University

 

Fully Funded Scholarship Programme at Radboud University Netherland

The Radboud Scholarship Programme is a very selective scholarship programme. It offers talented, highly motivated, non-EEA students with outstanding study results in the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship for a complete English-taught Radboud University Master’s degree programme.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

Click here to apply for the Radboud Scholarship Programme

 

Azerbaijan Scholarship for International Students

Study Level: Undergraduate/ Masters/ Ph.D

This Educational Grant Programme is only open to the Citizens of the Member Countries of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Citizens of the Member Countries of the Non-Aligned Movement.

This scholarship programmes provide an opportunity for selected candidates on annual basis to study in the leading universities of Azerbaijan at the preparatory courses, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, general medicine/residency programmes.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Click here to apply for the Azerbaijan Scholarship for International Students

 

Maastricht University Holland-High Potential scholarship

The Maastricht University (UM) Holland-High Potential Scholarship programme offers 24 full scholarships of €29.000 (including tuition fee waiver and a monthly stipend) each academic year for highly talented students from non-European Union (EU) countries who have been admitted to a Master’s programme at Maastricht University.

The Scholarship programme consists of both the High Potential Scholarship (funded by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund), and the Holland Scholarship, which is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in conjunction with Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences. It is aimed at international students from outside the EU/EEA who wish to follow a full degree programme in the Netherlands.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

Click here to apply for the Maastricht University Holland-High Potential scholarship

 

Graduate Scholarship at University of Brunei Darussalam 

The UBD Graduate Scholarship (UGS) is awarded to outstanding scholars, students and professionals to undertake graduate study and advanced research in Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The scholarship provides Bruneian and non-Bruneian candidates with the unique opportunity to pursue their academic and research goals and network extensively with international researchers.

The eligible applicant must have at least a first-class honours Bachelor degree with a distinction in Master degree or equivalent qualification or a second class upper honours Bachelor degree and a Master degree with a good publication record from and after undertaking the Master degree or equivalent qualification.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Click here to apply for the UBD Graduate Scholarship 

 

Fully Funded Nanjing University Scholarships 2021 in China

Study Level: Undergraduate/ Masters/ Ph.D

Chinese Government Scholarship is a scholarship set up by the Chinese government to facilitate students and scholars from all over the world to conduct their study and research at Chinese universities. The scholarship aims to increase the mutual understanding and friendship between the people of China and peoples from the rest of the world and to develop the communication and cooperation between China and the rest of the world in the field of education, technology, culture and economics.

Nanjing University was founded in the year 1902 and it is well-known for its strong academic portfolio and outstanding professors. Besides, Nanjing University is one of the top 5 universities in China under the direct supervision of the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Click here to apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship at Nanjiang University

 

Crown College International Student Scholarships in USA

Study Level: Undergraduate/ Masters/ Ph.D

Crown College offers all international students an International Student Grant. The purpose of this grant is to assist students who are ineligible for federal, state and private grants in the United States.

All incoming international students who enroll in an on-campus program at Crown College will receive an International Student Grant amounting to a 50% discount on tuition.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

Click here to apply for the Crown College International Student Scholarship

 

Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS)

Study Level: Masters

For excellent students joining a full-time Leiden University Master’s degree programme – with the exception of LLM (non-advanced) and MSc programmes at Leiden Law School.

Students must have achieved excellent academic results in their previous study programme(s), which must be relevant to the Master’s programme for which they are applying. As an indication, the student is amongst the top 10% of graduates in his/her previous study programme. Note that proof of ranking is not required – this information is purely to indicate the level of competitiveness.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

Click here to apply for the Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS)

 

United Nations University – IAS Scholarships in Japan

Study level: Masters/PhD

United Nations University – Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) offers master’s and doctoral degree programmes focused on sustainability. The programmes aim to produce the policymakers and researchers of tomorrow, who will be at the forefront of global efforts towards a more sustainable future.

Application Deadline: February 26, 2021 (Masters programme), April 9, 2021 (Ph.D programme)

Click here to apply for the United Nations University – IAS Scholarships in Japan

 

SDA Bocconi School of Management MBA Scholarships in Italy

Study level: MBA

Student and Alumni support is the foundation on which SDA Bocconi sets the basis to provide scholarships for future promising young leaders who will, in turn, serve as models and contribute to lead global changes starting in the classroom and ending with a new professional path. Therefore, scholarship recipients may consider giving back to help the School conceive, design and implement new initiatives and a better program, as well as create a stronger sense of community. Even a small gift has impact and may change lives.

Application Deadline: February 26, 2021 (Masters programme), April 9, 2021 (Ph.D programme)

Click here to apply for the SDA Bocconi School of Management MBA Scholarships in Italy

 

If you have any queries regarding education abroad or if you need any assistance with processing your admissions, our study abroad counsellors are always willing to guide you.

 

 

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