Universities in North/South America are now offering Various scholarships which are eligible to students from Africa for masters studies for the 2019/2020 academic session. The scholarships are fully funded covering tuition fees, living expenses, accommodation, and stipend. To be considered for these scholarships endeavor to apply by the deadline and note that this list will constantly be updated.
The Havard Kennedy School in the USA is inviting applications for the Dubin Graduate Fellowship Programme for Emerging Leaders in 2020. Worth of Award: Dubin Fellows are awarded a scholarship up to full tuition and health fees for up to two years, depending on the length of their graduate degree Programme. Fellows are eligible for a stipend up to $5000 to support unpaid summer internships or professional development. Deadline: December 2019. Click here for more details and to apply
McGill University and the Mastercard Foundation offers full scholarships to economically challenged, academically gifted Master’s students from Sub-Saharan Africa through the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program for 2020/2021. Worth of Award: Fully funded. In addition to financial support, Scholars are provided with a comprehensive support network that includes an array of mentoring and support services to ensure each student’s academic success, community service engagement and transition to socially relevant employment opportunities, when they return to Africa at the conclusion of their studies. Deadline: January 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply
SheBegan Women’s Magazine in the USA is inviting applications for the International Scholarship Programme for Women in 2020. Worth of Award: Health insurance in sponsorship with Sunlife insurance company, Expense on Return flight: US$1600 (Once per anum), Undergraduate degree sponsorship: US$18,000, Master’s/first professional degree sponsorship: US$28,000, Doctoral degree sponsorship: US$26,000. Deadline: The deadline for the selection of the first batch is April 20, 2020, and the deadline for the second batch is June 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply
The University of British Columbia in Canada is inviting applications for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Programme for Africans for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: All expenses associated with UBC tuition, housing, and food. Scholars also receive a stipend each month to support their lives in Vancouver. Deadline: December 13, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply
The Disability Rights Scholarship Program opens for applications to individuals from select countries in Africa for a one-year Master of Laws (LLM) degree. Worth of Award: Tuition and mandatory university fees; monthly stipend for room, board, and other living expenses; program-related travel; accident and health insurance during the program; Deadline: January 06, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation invites applications for the Pennsylvania Teaching Fellowship in the USA, in 2020. Worth of Award: admission to a master’s degree program at one of three well-established partner universities, teacher certification in science, mathematics, or technology education, extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year prior to becoming the teacher-of-record in a science or math classroom, a $32,000 stipend (Once Fellows are certified teachers at the end of the first year, they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools.) Deadline: Round 1: October 15, 2019, | Round 2: December 3, 2019, | Round 3: January 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply
Harvard University invites applications for the Harvard South Africa Fellowship Programme (HSAFP) for postgraduate studies in 2020. Worth of Award: The fellowship provides for payment of all tuition for the full period of enrollment at Harvard. The fellowship also funds round-trip airfare between the fellow’s home and Boston. A monthly stipend is provided to fellows, with the exception of those enrolled in the Executive Education Programs, to cover the cost of housing and other living expenses. Housing is usually in university graduate dormitories. Deadline: April 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply