Africa

Mastercard Fully Funded Scholarship Program for Sub-Saharan African students at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, 2017/2018

Brief description: The Mastercard Scholarship Program will provide scholarships to academically talented young Africans to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies at UCT. Students enrolled on the Program will receive mentoring, leadership development, academic and life skills support.  Academic support will include tutoring, language training, writing circles and guidance counselling. Application Deadline: 30th September, 2016 Offered annually? Yes Eligible Countries: Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa To ...

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United Nations Masters Scholarships for Developing Country Students, 2016-2017

Deadline: June 30, 2016 United Nations University Institute of Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) is pleased to offer limited number of scholarships for qualified candidates from developing countries on a competitive basis. These scholarships are available for pursuing joint master’s degree (MSc) programme in Integrated Drylands Management. The MS Programme is designed to enhance the capacity of developing countries to ...

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EGYPT: ASRT Young African Researchers Award 2016

An initiative of the Republic of Egypt’s Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) wish to announce the contest for Young African Researchers Award. Awards will be given to three young (non-Egyptian) researchers from the African continent in each of the following areas: Agriculture and Food Sciences; Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences; and Water, Energy and Environmental Sciences. The value of ...

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MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program for Africans 2016

Brief description: The vision of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is to educate and develop academically qualified yet economically disadvantaged young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent. This $500 million program will provide students in secondary school and university with the knowledge and leadership skills needed to contribute to economic and social progress across Africa.

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