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VLIR-UOS Training and Master Scholarships - Closing Date: Not fixed.
VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to follow a training course or Master’s degree program at a university or university college in Belgium. The Master’s programs, lasting one or two academic years, focus on specific problems of developing countries and/or are relevant to developing countries in a more general sense.
Application deadline: There is no fixed deadline to apply for a VLIR-UOS scholarship; procedurally, candidates first apply for academic admission to a given programme. In this regard, applicants should only take into consideration the deadline from the respective master programme. Click here for further information

Sports Scholarships for International Students at Bournemouth University UK, 2018. Closing date: Friday, 17th November 2017

The Bournemouth University offers Sport Scholarships for International Students who are high-level sporting athletes coming to study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level at BU. Click here for further information

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Doctoral Fellowships for Sub-Saharan African Countries 2018/2019. Closing date: 17th November 2017

Social Science Research Council is funding three types of fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote next generation social science research in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertation research on peace, security, and development topics. Click here for further information 

 Birkbeck, University of London Law Masters (LL.M) Scholarships for African Students 2017/2018 – UK. Closing date: 30th November 2017

The Patrick McAuslan Scholarship is for international students wishing to undertake an intensive LLM in International Economic Law (Justice and Development pathway) only. Click here for further information 

 European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Career Development Fellowships for Researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018. Closing date: Tuesday, 21st November 2017 

The EDCTP is offering Career Development Fellowships for junior and mid-career researchers to acquire and develop clinical research skills in sub-Saharan Africa. Application for a Career Development Fellowship must be submitted by an organisation with an established legal entity in sub-Saharan Africa on behalf of the prospective fellow employed by that organisation. Click here for further information

 Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine 2018. Closing date: Thursday, 30th November 2017

This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programs in those countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Click here for further information

 Literature Studies DAAD Ph.D. Scholarship - Closing Date: Thursday, 30th November 2017.

In cooperation with the DAAD, the Department of Philology at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster is offering two scholarships for interested and qualified international doctoral candidates in the area of literary studies starting October 1st, 2018. The Graduate School 'Practices of Literature' offers candidates with the opportunity to complete their doctoral degree within three years and to prepare for an academic career in university or non-university professions. Each DAAD scholarship in this programme comprises funding for up to three years, or up to four years for applicants coming from developing or emerging countries. Click here for further information. 

 AAUW International Fellowship for Women, Masters and Doctoral program in USA 2018/2019. Closing date: Friday, 1st December 2017

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers International Fellowship for Women to study for Masters, Doctoral and Postdoctoral program in USA 2018/2019 academic year. Applications for AAUW International Fellowships are open August 1–December 1, 2017. Click here for further information

Berlin Mathematical School Ph.D. Program - Closing Date: Friday, 1st December 2017.
The Berlin Mathematical School (BMS) invites mathematics students from all over the world to make good use of the ample opportunities offered by the rich and diverse mathematics teaching and research environment at BMS. Click here for further information.

Young African Scholars Program - Closing Date: Friday, 15th December 2017.

 The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation seeks applications from ten scholars whose proposed projects are closely related to the Foundation’s interest in violence and aggression. The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings. Click here for further information.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Internship Program for Undergraduate/Graduate African Students 2018. Closing date: Sunday, 31st December 2017

The programme provides selected students, enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate or post-graduate degree programme or recent graduates with the opportunity to supplement, their academic knowledge with a practical work assignments in a field related to the work of FAO. This will enable them to gain a better understanding of FAO’s mandate and programmes. Click Here for further information.

University of Mary Washington Scholarships Closing date: Monday, 1st January 2018

The University of Mary Washington is offering scholarships for International Students. Scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of undergraduate study at UMW. Click here for further information.

Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) funded PhD Scholarships for International Students 2018. Closing date: 1st January 2018 

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to offer PhD training to be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NUS or NTU. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs. Upon successful completion, students will be conferred a PhD degree by either NUS or NTU. Click here for further information  

Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 Full Travel Scholarship. Closing date: 31st January 2018.

The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Click here for further information  

 TU Delft Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships 2018/2019. Closing date: 1st February 2018

These scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology. The Global Initiative of the university aims to work together with scientists and entrepreneurs in developing countries to make an impact and improve people’s lives. Click here for further information 

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at MSU - Closing Date: Thursday, 1st February 2018.
MasterCard Foundation has partnered with Michigan State University (MSU) to provide full tuition scholarships to undergraduate and Master’s degree students from sub-Saharan Africa. The program targets scholars who are community minded with the potential to create change, successful applicants will be provided with holistic support including comprehensive financial provision, leadership training to enable them be imitators of change; practical employment orientation among others. Click here for further information. 

 MCF – RUFORUM Scholarships for Ugandan and Kenyan Students, 2018: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Friday, 16th March 2018

The MasterCard Foundation in partnership with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture is inviting MCF –at- RUFORUM Scholarship applications for Ugandan and Kenyan students for the 2017/18 academic year. The aim of the scholarship is to encourage talented students from Uganda and Kenya. The scholarship is available for bachelor and master programme
The scholarship is awarded in the following fields:
• Science in Agri-Entrepreneurship and Communication Management
• Science in Food and Agribusiness
• Science in Food Security and Community Nutrition
• Science in Agri-Enterprises Development
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MasterCard Foundation/ RUFORUM Scholarships for Ugandan & Kenyan Students. Closing date: 16th March 2018.

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University are implementing an eight year program aimed at transforming African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation. This is an eight year program (2016-2024) and will support students that are economically disadvantaged as well as those from post-conflict and conflict affected areas of Africa. Interested applicants will undertake their training at Gulu University and Egerton University. Click here for further information 

American University of Beirut MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program for Sub-Saharan African Students 2018/2019. Closing date: 2nd April 2018

American University of Beirut (AUB) and The MasterCard Foundation have partnered to provide scholarships to students at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS). This $9 million scholarship program will enable young adults who are sensitive to their communities’ concerns and proactive in their environment to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health or Medical Laboratory Sciences at AUB. In addition to full scholarships and living expenses, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at AUB will benefit from intensive preparatory courses, mentoring, career counselling, and internships at institutions and organizations relevant to their field of study. Click here for further information  

 Foreign Student Scholarships at Cologne Business School in Germany Closing date: Tuesday, 15th May 2018 

Cologne Business School is inviting applications for Foreign Student Scholarships. These scholarships are designed exclusively for new international students (Bachelor, Master and fulltime MBA) who intent to study at Cologne Business School. Click here for further information 














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