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Top 90+ Yearly Scholarships for African Students (and Developing Countries) to Study Abroad
7UP Harvard Business School Scholarship for Nigerian Students
The 7UP Harvard Business School Scholarship was created by Seven Up Bottling Company Plc of Nigeria to commemorate its 50th anniversary and aligns with the Company’s overall vision of creating a greener future for promising Nigerians. The scholarship is for a Nigerian citizen. The scholarship covers tuition, board and travel expenses for both years of the MBA programme.
Latest Application Deadline: January 10, 2012 and April 10, 2012
Sustainable Energy Development [ESED] Masters Scholarship for Developing Countries
The purpose of the Education for Sustainable Energy Development [ESED] scholarship is to support outstanding students from developing countries pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject. These scholarships are available to up to 10 outstanding students from developing countries and economies in transition, for a period of up to two years for Masters Degree, awarded annually. Scholarships of US$ 23,000 per year for up to two years are offered for Masters level students.
Latest Application Deadline: March 9, 2012
African Humanities Fellowship Program for Sub-Saharan Africans
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), with financial support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, announces competitions for Dissertation-completion fellowships and Early-career postdoctoral fellowships in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa
Latest Application Deadline: 1 November 2011
MMMF Scholarship for Women from Developing Countries in US & Canada
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund- MMMF provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries. The MMMF offer scholarships for women from developing countries who are currently studying in the United States or Canada. The MMMF awards grants are approximately $12,000 each.
Latest Application Deadline: January 17, 2012
African Presidential Fellowship Program at University of Michigan USA
The African Presidential Scholars Program offers early career faculty from Ghana, Liberia, South Africa and Uganda the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and students at the University of Michigan USA during residencies of two to six months Uganda in the field of African Heritage, African Social Research, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics). At the University of Michigan, scholars will have access to library and research materials to forward their own research programs, scholarly writing, course development, doctoral work, or other relevant activity.
Latest Application Deadline: from August 15-October 15, 2011.
Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa- LAWA Fellowship Program
The Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program was founded in 1993 at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., in order to train women’s human rights lawyers from Africa who are committed to returning home to their countries in order to advance the status of women and girls in their own countries throughout their careers. Over 50 women’s human rights advocates from Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe have participated in the LAWA Program, and we hope to include Fellows from additional countries in the future. The LAWA Fellowship provides the tuition for the Foundations of American Law and Legal Education Course (a U.S. $2,200 benefit) and for the LL.M. degree (a U.S. $42,065 benefit) at the Georgetown University Law Center, as well as professional development training.
Latest Application Deadline: February 1, 2012
Schlumberger Foundation PhD & Postdoctoral Research Grant for Women from Developing Country
Launched by the Schlumberger Foundation in 2004, the Faculty for the Future fellowships are awarded to women from developing and emerging economies who are preparing for PhD or post-doctoral study in the physical sciences and related disciplines at top universities abroad for their disciplines. The long-term goal of the Faculty for the Future program is to generate conditions that result in more women pursuing scientific disciplines.
Latest Application Deadline: from 12 September 2011 to 30 November2011
UNECA & Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship for Young African Professionals
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), as part of its programme to support member States, is partnering with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to promote leadership development through a practical and on-the-job fellowship. The programme is aimed at enabling young African professionals to develop leadership capacity in a large institution, gain knowledge of the functioning of the United Nations, have better understanding of Africa’s socio-economic challenges and contribute to the analytical, advocacy and policy advisory work of the Commission. Fellowships are awarded for a period of 12 months.
Latest Application Deadline: 31 July 2011.
Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship For Women From Developing Countries in USA
The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRA), USA invites applications for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship for Women from Developing Countries in Peace and Development Studies. The scholarship is awarded biennially since the first award made in Groningen, Netherlands in July 1990. Every other year one woman receives school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years.
Latest Application Deadline: January 15, 2012