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This is a curated list of STEM, health, and agriculture scholarships that African students are eligible for. However many of them, are open to various fields of study such as business and the arts. This current list is for study in 2019.

Follow the links for more details. Apply in good time because some require you to have already been offered a place of study to be eligible to apply. Many scholarships are offered annually, so if you miss a deadline, there is always the next year.

  • Adelaide Scholarships International

Deadline: 31 August 2018 or 31 January 2019

Degrees: Various Masters and PhDs

Country: Australia

Institution: University of Adelaide

Eligible countries: All

More information: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/scholarships/research-international/opportunities/adelaide-scholarship-international/

  • Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship 2019/2020

Deadline: 7 November 2018

Degrees: PhD and postdoctoral in physical sciences

Country: United States of America

Institution: Various

Eligible countries: Developing countries and emerging economies

More information: https://www.fftf.slb.com

  • Humber International Entrance Scholarships

Deadline: 28 September 2018 or 17 May 2019

Degrees: Undergraduate

Country: Canada

Institution: Humber College

Eligible countries: All

More information: http://international.humber.ca/student-services/managing-your-finances/scholarships-awards.html

  • Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme

Deadline: 11 January/25 January 2019

Degrees: Various Masters

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: University of Oxford

Eligible countries: Various, including Zimbabwe

More information: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate/fees-and-funding/fees-funding-and-scholarship-search/weidenfeld-hoffmann-scholarships-and-leadership-programme/oxford-weidenfeld-and-hoffmann-scholarships-and-leadership-programm

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Deadline: 31 Oct 2018

Degrees: Various PhDs

Country: Canada

Institution: Various Canadian Institutions

Eligible countries: All

More information: http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

  • University of Lausanne Masters’ Grants

Deadline: 1 Nov 2018

Degrees: Various Masters

Country: Switzerland

Institution: University of Lausanne

Eligible countries: All

More information: https://www.unil.ch/international/en/home/menuinst/futures-etudiantes/bourses-master-de-lunil.html

  • Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists

Deadline: September through December 2018. Depends on home country.

Degrees: Various PhD and postdoctoral

Country: Switzerland

Institution: All Swiss Universities

Eligible countries: All

More information: https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/bildung/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships-for-foreign-scholars-an.html

  • Clarendon Fund Scholarships

Deadline: 25 January 2019

Degrees: Various Masters

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: University of Oxford

Eligible countries: Various including Zimbabwe

More information: http://www.ox.ac.uk/clarendon/

  • AAUW International Fellowships for Women

Deadline: 15 November 2018

Degrees: Various Masters

Country: United States of America

Institution: Various institutions

Eligible countries: All

More information: https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

  • University of Twente Scholarships

Deadline: 1 February/1 May 2019

Degrees: Various Masters in science, health, business administration

Country: The Netherlands

Institution: University of Twente

Eligible countries: Both EU and non-EU countries

More information: https://www.utwente.nl/en/education/scholarship-finder/university-of-twente-scholarship/#country-of-origin

  • Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships

Deadline: 18 January 2019

Degrees: Various PhDs

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: University of Warwick

Eligible countries: All

More information: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/gsp/scholarship/typesoffunding/chancellorsinternational/


 

  • Hong Kong PhD Fellowship

Deadline: 1 December 2018

Degrees: Various PhDs. Science, Medicine, Engineering, Humanities, Social Science and Business Studies

Country: China (Hong Kong)

Institution: Various Hong Kong Institutions

Eligible countries: All

More information: https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/index.html