Three Verified International Scholarship Offers for Africans Seeking Postgraduate Studies

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In recent times, schools and non-academic bodies have increased scholarship offers for postgraduate studies and the reason is not far-fetched – advanced researches are crucial to the development of education in every country around the world. So, if you are up for the task of contributing meaningful findings to the university community, and to the world at large, here are some verified scholarship awards you can apply for.

Miriam J. Kelly Scholarship Program for African Students at Michigan State University in the United States of America

This scholarship program is set up for current MSU African students who are interested in studying at the University of Michigan. The program is only available to Masters students.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be an African student with good academic standing
  • Be an MSU student on a temporary visa

The value of the award is $1,000 but you can get that twice. You can submit your application at any time but you will have to present it by July 15th of every year. If you are eligible, you can send your application to the Office for International Students and Scholars, 103, International Center.

You should also The application is in two parts: a narrative, and two supporting letters (one from your advisor and one from a teacher).

For more inquiry, visit The MSU website.

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Fully Funded MSc Scholarships at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, 2020

The University of Pretoria, South Africa, now offers LLM/Phil degree programs for Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa.

If you find the field interesting and will like to pursue a career in advocating for Sexual Rights, there are up to fifteen full scholarships available to African students.

To be eligible for this award, you must:

  • Bag a degree in LLB (Bachelor of Law) or equivalent.
  • Have a degree related to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa for the MPhil.
  • Have excellent academic credentials and an interest in human rights.

You will need the following to apply:

  • Previous academic records/transcripts.
  • Previous degree certificate(s).
  • Copy of bio-data page of the passport.
  • A good quality photograph of yourself.

If your Bachelor’s degree was not obtained in English, you will need TOEFL, SAT1, or IELTS Test certificate.

If you have everything listed above, then, you can proceed to apply for the scholarship.

You can also visit the university’s  Official Website to learn more.

Professor Rae Earnshaw International Masters funding at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom

This scholarship program provides funding to support full-time master’s students who are paying for the degree out of their pockets. The application is open to any self-funding student, no matter their geographical location.

But to be eligible for the award, you must have a first-class honours degree and submit an outstanding statement when applying. Your entry is judged by a panel.

Another requirement is Language. To study at the University of Bradford, you must have a 6.0* with no sub-test less than 5.0 or equivalent in IELTS or in the university’s custom entry test – the BASALT.

The award covers the tuition fee full (for EU/Home students) or partial (for international students).

To apply, you must enrol in a master’s program at the university, after which you can download the scholarship application form and submit it at the assigned website.

Be smart enough to start your application now as the deadline is September 8th, 2020.

Looking for more scholarship offers? Check out other Four Active Scholarship Offers for International Students.

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