Africa is a continent that offers scholarships from different countries and different universities. The universities are offering fully-funded PhD scholarships which are available to Africans. Below is a comprehensive list of them. Please note that the list will constantly be updated.
In partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is inviting students to apply for one of four attractive PhD scholarships at its pioneering Quantum Leap Africa (QLA) Research Centre in Rwanda. Worth of Award: Successful candidates will each benefit from the financial support of up to $19 390 per annum for the three-year duration of their research study. Funding is also available for conferences and international scientific events. The term can be renewed based on satisfactory progress. Deadline: Applications will be evaluated at the end of May, August and October 2019. Prospective applicants are encouraged to apply before the end of April, July or September 2019. Click here for more details and to apply
The Centre for Innovative Drug Development and Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa) is offering PhD fellowships to African Women in 2019. Worth of Award: The fellowship covers a modest monthly stipend, dormitory, medical coverage, and funding to support research projects. Deadline: August 11, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply
CDT-Africa is offering scholarships for a PhD in Translational Medicine at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia 2019. Worth of Award: The Center will have modest funding to support research projects of all students. National applicants from public institutions are required to submit a sponsorship letter if they are selected. Deadline: August 11, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply
The University of Pretoria in South Africa invites applications for the Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarship for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: Accommodation and living costs, Fees p.a. Medical Aid, Books/Stationery. Deadline: September 2, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply
The Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow, International Development Law Unit in 2020. Worth of Award: This position is funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and is linked to the
continued funding of the SARChI Chair of International Development Law and African
Economic Relations. Remuneration is based on NRF rules and is R200 000.00. Deadline: October 15, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply