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Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships

Deadline: February 1, 2017

TU Delft | Global Initiative offers four Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships every year. These scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology. This scholarship covers full tuition fees for a TU Delft MSc programme and living expenses for 2 years.€25.000 per year for Sub-Saharan students.


  • Open to the citzens of : Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South-Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  • Admitted to one of TU Delft’s MSc programmes with an accumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in your bachelor’s degree; A degree from an accredited university in one of the above mentioned countries.

University of London LLM Scholarships 

Deadline: January 12, 2018

The LLM scholarships allow individuals to study for the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and/or the Master of Laws (LLM) by distance learning, at the University of London. Applicants can start at any level, and do not need to complete the whole programme.


Applicants for this scholarship must be:

  • a national of, or have refugee status in, one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • normally resident in one of these countries
  • in possession of the necessary qualifications required for admission to the programme;
  • currently employed in full or part-time work;
  • able to commit a minimum of 10 hours to study per week.

Casement Fellowship in Human Rights -Study in Ireland For Nigerians

Deadline: December 8, 2017

The Roger Casement fellowship has been established to honor the memory of the Irish human rights activist Roger Casement who spent some of his early working life in Calabar, Nigeria.Under the Casement fellowship, full financial support is provided for one-year full-time post-graduate education for candidates from Nigeria to undertake a one year master’s level course of study in Human Rights in Ireland. The purpose of the Irish Aid Casement Fellowship Programme is to provide talented candidates with the opportunity to pursue advanced education and professional development in Ireland in order to contribute to the future development of Nigeria.


  • Open to Nigerians only
  • Masters programmes at Irish higher education institutes in the areas of Law, Human Rights and Governance. A directory listing all eligible courses is available to applicants.

Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) 

Deadline: February 6, 2017

YYAS is the flagship program of the Yale Africa Initiative and is designed to introduce secondary school students to the demanding university and financial aid application processes and requirements, as well as to make higher education more accessible to Africa’s most talented student leaders


  • Prospective applicants must be current secondary school students in Africa who will have to complete at least one full academic term after August 2018. In addition, applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of an African country.
  • Selected participants will be self-starters who have an interest in pursuing post-secondary level education, are in excellent academic standing, and demonstrate leadership potential.

Women Techmakers Scholars Program

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2018-2019 academic year


  • Identify as female
  • Currently be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time or part-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe, Middle East or Africa for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in Computer Science

Johns Hopkins University MPH Tuition Scholarship for Students of South Sudan, or Somalia, 2018

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has launched a scholarship program to support one individual who has been displaced due to the conflicts in Syria, South Sudan, Afghanistan, or Somalia. These students will receive full tuition, while pursuing a Master of Public Health graduate degree at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) in conjunction with the Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health.


  • Syria and currently residing in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan or Turkey, or residing under Temporary Protected Status in the U.S.
  • South Sudan and currently residing in Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan or Uganda, or residing under Temporary Protected Status in the U.S.
  • Somalia and currently residing in Kenya or Ethiopia, or residing under Temporary Protected Status in the U.S.
  • Afghanistan and currently residing in Pakistan or Iran, or residing under Temporary Protected Status in the U.S.

ICP Master Scholarships at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, 2018-2019

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, also known as KU Leuven or the University of Leuven, is a Dutch-speaking university in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium. KU invites application from eligible students from Africa, Asia and Latin American countries for a 2018-2019 academic year.


Full scholarships will be provided for the total duration of the training or Master programme. It is not possible to apply for a partial scholarship.

  • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
  • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
  • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru