Isn’t it thrilling to know that Law students can equally access scholarships opportunities? Yes, you can with the top fully funded Masters scholarships for African students in Law.  However, note that because this list is inexhaustible, it is subject to updates. 

1. Chinese Government Scholarship- Chinese University Programme at Tianjin University 2021

Chinese Government Scholarship-Chinese University Program is a full scholarship established by the Ministry of Education, P.R.C to support designated Chinese universities to enrol outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. Tianjin University (TJU), as a first-class university in China, has been designated to undertake this program for over ten years since 2008. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: March 15, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply. 

2. French Embassy Masters Scholarship for South African Students in France 2021

The Embassy of France in South Africa invites students who wish to continue their tertiary education at Masters level in France for 2021/22 to apply for its bursary program. This program forms part of the commitment between France and South Africa to establish fruitful partnerships between their universities while building a vast network of academic and professional contacts. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: Application deadline for round 2 is January 20, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply. 

3. DAAD In Country/In Region Scholarship for LLM Programme in Tanzania 2021

The University of Dar es Salaam School of Law offers the DAAD In Country/In Region Scholarship for the Tanzanian-German Center for Eastern African Legal Studies Programme in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: December 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

4. University of Helsinki Scholarship for Masters Students in Finland 2021

The University of Helsinki in Finland is currently offering a range of scholarships intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master’s programme at the University in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 15, 2021 at 15:00 (GMT +2). Click here for more details and to apply

5. Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Global Professionals in 2021

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden is inviting applications for Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals in 2021/2022 academic session. Scholarships are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden. This is one of the top Masters scholarships for African students in Law. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications for university admission is January 15, 2021, while that of the scholarship is February 18, 2021. 23:59 CETClick here for more details and to apply

6. Boustany Foundation Harvard University MBA Scholarship in USA 2021

The Boustany Foundation is inviting applications for the MBA Scholarship programme for academically outstanding candidates who wish to study at Harvard University in the USA for the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: May 31, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

7. Full Africa Scholarship Programme at the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands 2021

The University of Wageningen and Research is inviting applications for its Africa Scholarship Programme(ASP) in the Netherlands for the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: February 1st, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

8. Oxford-Thatcher Scholarships for International Students in UK 2021

The University of Oxford offers Thatcher Graduate Scholarships for international students to pursue a postgraduate degree for the 2021/2022 academic session. This is also one of the top Masters scholarships for African students in Law. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application closes January 2021, depending on the course. Click here for more details and to apply. 

9. Orange Tulip Scholarship at Maastricht University in the Netherlands 2021

Maastricht University in the Netherlands invites applications for the Orange Tulip Scholarship for Masters Students in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: May 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

10. Fully-funded Swire/University of Oxford Scholarships for Kenyans 2021

St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, invites Kenyans to apply for its 2021/2022 Scholarships for a master’s degree at Oxford. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application closes January 2021, depending on the course you are applying to. Click here for more details and to apply. 

11. Radboud Scholarship for Masters Study at Radboud University in Netherlands 2021

Radboud University in Netherland invites applications for the Radboud Scholarship Programme for the 2021/2022 academic year. The Radboud Scholarship Programme offers a select number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree programme at Radboud University. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: before March 1, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

12. 126 Fully Funded Mastercard Scholarships at Sciences Po in France 2021

The Sciences Po and the Mastercard Foundation invite applications for up to 120 Mastercard Scholars to study at Sciences Po for the 2021/2022 academic year. Full scholarships are available to students from sub-saharan African countries. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application deadlines for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarships are: Master: Apply for the Scholarship before November 25, 2020.  Apply for your master before December 6, 2020. Summer School: Apply for the Scholarship before January 31, 2021. Apply to the Sciences Po Summer School before February 28, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

13. Masters Scholarship at Central European University in Hungary 2021

The Central European University in Hungary invites applications for the CEU’s Master’s  Scholarship for the 2021/22 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: FEBRUARY 1, 2021, 23:59, CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME. Click here for more details and to apply

14. DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Scholarship in Germany 2021

DAAD in Germany invites applications for the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) for 2021/22 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications deadline depends on the chosen study programme; please check the scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme. Click here for more details and to apply

15. Masters Excellence Scholarship at Central European University in Hungary 2021

The Central European University in Hungary invites applications for the CEU’s Master’s Excellence Scholarship for 2021/22 academic year. Students who permanently reside in Budapest are not eligible for CEU housing. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: FEBRUARY 1, 2021, 23:59, CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME. Click here for more details and to apply

16. Julia Henriëtte Jaarsma-Adolfs Fund at University of Amsterdam in Netherlands 2021

The University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands invites applications for the Mr Julia Henriëtte Jaarsma-Adolfs Fund in the 2021/22 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 15, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

17. Refugee and Humanitarian Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships at the University of Adelaide in Australia 2021

The University of Adelaide in Australia invites applications for Refugee and Humanitarian Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships in the 2021/22 academic session. This is also one of the top Masters scholarships for African students in Law. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications close 5 pm, Friday, January 29, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

18. Rotary Global scholarship for Masters and Doctoral Degree in 2021

Rotary District 6780 is offering a scholarship opportunity for a student interested in studying abroad for one year to pursue a masters or doctoral degree in the 2021/22 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

19. Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Joint Masters Degree in Europe 2021

The European Union invites applications for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees Scholarships in Techniques, Heritage, Territories of Industry (TPTI) in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: February 22, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

20. Full-Tuition ADP Scholarship Award for Masters Students in USA 2021

The University of California Berkeley in the USA offers the ADP Scholarship Full-Tuition Award for Students with Superior Academic Credentials in 2021. Because funds are extremely limited, the ADP Scholarship can only be provided to two outstanding applicants each year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline to apply for the LL.M. executive track to start in spring 2021 is November 15, 2020. The deadline to apply for the LL.M. executive track to start in summer 2021 is December 18, 2020. The deadline to apply for the LL.M. traditional or thesis track is December 18, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

21. Holland High Potential Scholarships for Africans at Maastricht University in Netherlands 2021

Maastricht University (UM) offers Holland High Potential Scholarships for excellent students from outside the European Union in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Midnight on February 1, 2021, Central European Time. Click here for more details and to apply

22. Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships in the UK and South Africa 2021

The Beit Trust offers the annual Postgraduate Scholarships abroad to graduates who are domiciled in and are nationals of Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe for 2021/2022 academic year. This is also one of the top Masters scholarships for African students in Law. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: February 12, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

23. Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Master Scholarships in France 2021 (All Expenses Paid)

The new International Master SERP-Chem Scholarship is available for the duration of two years to both European and non-European students for the 2021/22 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: February 15, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

24. African Graduate Fellowships for African Students at American University of Cairo 2021

The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship is available for highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC for 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 11. Click here for more details and to apply

25. MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at McGill University in Canada 2021

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 2021/2022. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Deadline to submit the Application for Admission in uApply – Your program’s deadline. Deadline to submit MCF Supporting Documents in uApply – January 31, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

26. AGRTP International Full-Time Scholarship at Charles Sturt University in Australia 2021

Charles Sturt University in Australia invites applications for the AGRTP International Full-Time Scholarship in the 2021/22 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: 2021 Mid-Year Round applications are now open and will close mid-April 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

27. Fully-Funded Oppenheimer Scholarships at University of Oxford 2021 (All Expenses Paid)

The University of Oxford invites applications for the 2021 Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships from students who have previously studied at a South African university. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: To be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Click here for more details and to apply

28. Fully-funded Oxford Pershing Square Masters+MBA Scholarships 2021

The University of Oxford in the UK invites applications for the Oxford Pershing Square Master’s+MBA Scholarships for the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 8, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

29. Dulverton Scholarships for International Students at the University of Oxford in UK 2021

The University of Oxford invites applications for the Dulverton Scholarships open to applicants for the 2021/2022 academic session who are ordinarily resident in any of the following countries and who are applying to any full-time masters or DPhil course at Oxford. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Apply for your course by the relevant January deadline. Click here for more details and to apply

30. BK Birla Scholars MBA Programme at London Business School 2021

The London Business School is inviting applications for the BK Birla Scholars MBA Programme for the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application closes on Round 1: Application deadline: September 11, 2020. Round 2: Application deadline: January 5, 2021. Round 3: Application deadline: March 4, 2021. Round 4: Application deadline: April 27, 2021. All deadlines are at 17.00 (UK time). Click here for more details and to apply

31. Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarships 2021

Oxford University is inviting prospective graduate students to apply for the Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarships for 2021/2022 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place in May 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

32. Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships For Developing Countries in UK 2021

The University of Oxford is now accepting applications for 2021/22 fully-funded Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme Scheme for outstanding postgraduate students from transitional and emerging economies throughout Africa, Asia and South America to pursue fully-funded graduate studies programme at the University. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications close by the Relevant January deadline for your course. Click here for more details and to apply.

33. Fully-funded Clarendon Scholarships at the University of Oxford in UK 2021

The University of Oxford in the UK invites applications for the prestigious Clarendon Scholarships for graduate study in the 2021 session. All applicants for graduate study at the University are eligible. Clarendon scholars come from all continents in the world: from the USA to Australia, Venezuela to Vietnam and from Norway to Nigeria. About 130 scholarships are awarded each year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 22, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

34. Fully-Funded Oxford Felix Scholarships for Developing Countries in 2021

The University of Oxford invites students from low-income countries to apply for the 2021/22 Felix Scholarships for developing countries for graduate study at Oxford. Up to five scholarships are available each year, and one of them is open to students from low-income countries outside of India while the rest are for Indian students. This is one of the top Masters scholarships for African students in Law. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 22, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

35. International Admission Scholarship for Postgraduate Students at the University of Ottawa in Canada 2020

The University of Ottawa is inviting applications for the International Admission Scholarship for masters and doctoral students in the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: There is no deadline to apply for this scholarship. Click here for more details and to apply.

36. Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists 2021

The Government of Switzerland invites applications for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. This is one of the top Masters scholarships for African students in Law. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Deadlines vary by country, usually not exceeding December. Click here for more details and to apply.

37. Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at the University of California Berkeley in USA 2021

The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for the Graduate Mastercard Foundation Scholarships in the 2020/21 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Graduate application deadlines vary by program. Please visit the Graduate Division Admissions Website for up to date information. Click here for more details and to apply.

38. DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Scholarship in Germany 2020

DAAD in Germany invites applications for the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) for the 2020/21 academic session. Worth of Award: Depending on an academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates, Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover, Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding. Deadline: applications deadline depends on the chosen study programme; please check the scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme. Click here for more details and to apply

Now you have the opportunity to study abroad without bearing the cost thanks to the top Masters scholarships for African students in Law.

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