Are you an African student and looking a scholarship for study in U.S. There are many scholarships available for African students, including government scholarships, Foundation scholarships, and University scholarships. Our list for African Scholarships also contains many scholarships named as MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the Imomoh Scholarship, ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program, the Inclusive Education Scholarship Program, the African Water Association, etc.
African Students Scholarships are available to help the undergraduate, graduate students, high school students, Ph.D. students, cover-travel and master students of any African college or university as mentioned. These scholarships can help the students in many ways such as educational purposes, tuition, fees and books, housing, food, living expenses, and health insurance etc. Grab this opportunity now and don’t wait till the deadlines!
The MSU MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University for master’s students is open to students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree at an African university and are residents or citizens of an African country. The scholarship provides comprehensive support for the completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The founcover-travel costs, Visa and SEVIS fees, Tuition and other MSU fees, Housing, food, and living expenses, Health insurance. Program Scholars are also provided with a laptop and backpack.
Provided by: Michigan State University (MSU)
Course: Bachelor’s degree
Deadline: February 1, 2017
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
At University of California, Berkeley, the Program will provide comprehensive financial, social, and academic support up to 118 students eight-year program from 2012 to 2020, and is open to both undergraduate and professional Master’s students. MasterCard Foundation Scholars receive a comprehensive scholarship equivalent to the costs associated with earning a Bachelors or Master’s degree, which includes travel, tuition, Berkeley student fees, visa and SEVIS fees, housing, food, living expenses, and cohort signature programs which will focus on leadership topics.
Provided by: University of California Berkeley
Course: Bachelors or master’s degree
Both undergraduate and professional Master’s students.
Deadline: Undergraduate-November 30th& graduate application deadlines vary by program.
Apply Now: http://mcfscholarsprogram.berkeley.edu/
Foreign Fulbright Student Program
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. The program is open in the USA for 4,000 Students (Masters and PhD) who are citizens of more than 155 countries worldwide, including countries in Africa. The number of awards varies per country, but approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.
Provided by: Binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies
Course: Masters and Ph.D. degree (also non-degree postgraduate studies)
Masters and Ph.D. students
Deadline: Varies per country
The Imomoh Scholarship
The SPE Foundation is now offering “Imomoh Scholarship” to Africa Region’s students who are pursuing a master’s degree in petroleum engineering. The foundation will provide USD 2,000 to 5,000 but the funding must be used for educational purposes such as tuition, books, living expenses, etc.
Provided by: The SPE Foundation
Course: Master’s degree in petroleum engineering
Students from the Africa Region
Award: USD 2,000 to 5,000
Deadline:12 PM (midday) 15 April, Central USA (UTC-5).
The MSFS Continues Scholarship for Students from Africa
The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University began offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa.MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools, and history.
Provided by: MSFS at Georgetown University
Course: Two-year, full-time graduate degree program
Eligibility: Graduate student
Deadline: January 15, 2017
Apply Now: http://msfs.georgetown.edu/msfs-continues-Africa-scholarship
The African Water Association Scholarships
As part of its Research and Capacity Building Program, the African Water Association is setting up research fellowship for young water and sanitation professionals in West Africa. This program, funded by USAID West Africa through the AfriCap Program (WASH – African Water Association – AfWA – Capacity Building Program –AfriCap), will provide young graduate students at the graduate level (Master II) with research scholarships. Each grant, amounting to $ 1,000, will reward each selected project in accordance with the budget.
Provided by: The African Water Association
Course: Graduate degree course
Deadline: February 28, 2017
The 2017-2018 LAWA Fellowship
Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. is offering LAWA fellowship program for applicants from any African country. Fellowship is available for those who pursuing the master degree program and be a women’s human rights lawyer from Africa in order to be considered. Candidates who are admitted to the LAWA Program must be prepared to cover the costs of all additional expenses (such as their visas, travel, housing, utilities, food, clothing, health insurance, books, etc.), and must be able to demonstrate to the U.S. Embassy for visa purposes that they have the funds available to cover those expenses (approximately $27,085).
Provided by: Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Course: Degree program
Eligibility: Any African country’s candidate
Award: Approximately $27,085
Deadline: Friday, January 13th, 2017.
Apply Now: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/centers-institutes/wlppfp/lawa/
The Inclusive Education Scholarship Program
The Inclusive Education Scholarship Program is offering by the Open Society Foundation to African students who have an excellent academic record with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, public administration/policy, anthropology, social work, psychology, or related fielddegree. The Program offers awards to individuals from China, Czech Republic, Ukraine, and selected countries in Africa and Latin America for an 18-month master of education degree.
Provided by: The Open Society Foundation
Course: Baster of education degree.
The Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Scholarships
At the University of Cape Town, the Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Program is open to all undergraduate students enrolled in any of the six Faculties of UCT. While it is expected that the majority of scholars will be citizens of South Africa, candidates from other sub-Saharan African countries are also welcome to apply. The scholarship offers full financial support to the value of R120,000-00 per year, intended to cover tuition fees, accommodation, meals and an allowance for books, stationery, and transport.
Provided by: The University of Cape Town
Course: Degree program
Award: R120,000 per year
The ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program
Institute of International Education (IIE) is offering the ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program to African students who will hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Geoscience, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math or Geography. Recipients will receive full tuition for the completion of a Master’s Degree in Geosciences. The program also provides a stipend for housing and living expenses and includes medical insurance, textbook and computer allowances, transportation to the U.S. at the inception and conclusion of the program, visa and academic support, and an intensive orientation program.
Provided by: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Course: Master’s Degree