Are you seeking financial aid for support in undertaking research or study? You can make your dream come true by taking advantage of the numerous study grants for international students globally. We’ll be sharing some of them with you today but remember, this list is exhaustible so, it is subject to updates. 

1. OneBeat Sahara Programme for Music Leaders 2020(All-Expenses-Paid)

The US Department of State invites applications for the OneBeat Sahara which will convene 25 musicians from seven countries in the Saharan Region and the U.S. to collaboratively create original work and to develop a global network of civically engaged music initiatives in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 2, 2020, at 5:00 pm EST. Click here for more details and to apply. 

2. African Presidential Scholars Programme at the University of Michigan in USA 2021

The University of Michigan is accepting applications for the African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) programme for the 2020/21 session. The Program brings early-career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan for residencies that begin in late August, generally lasting up to six months. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: October 15th, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

3. Dubin Graduate Fellowship Programme for Emerging Leaders in USA 2021

The Havard Kennedy School in the USA is inviting applications for the Dubin Graduate Fellowship Programme for Emerging Leaders in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Early December 2020.  Click here for more details and to apply.

4. Open Society Investigative Journalism Fellowships in South Africa 2021

Wits Journalism and Rhodes universities in South Africa are inviting applications for the Open Society Investigative Journalism Fellowships in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

5. Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships at Havard University in USA 2021

Harvard University in the USA in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is inviting applications for the Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

6. IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Worldwide in USA 2020

The International Women’s Media Foundation(IWMF) in the USA is inviting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Worldwide in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application is accepted on a rolling. Click here for more details and to apply. 

7. British Ecological Society Grants for Ecologists in Africa 2020(Win £8,000)

The British Ecological Society is inviting applications for the Ecological Society Grants for ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Monday, September 7, at 17:00 (BST). Click here for more details and to apply.

8. DFID Global Innovation Fund for Poverty Alleviation in 2020(Win £10m)

The US Department of International Development (DFID) invites applications for grants within the Global Innovation Fund in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: They accept applications on a continuous basis, with no deadlines or ’rounds’ of funding. Click here for more details and to apply.

9. DFID Funding for Technology Provider Window for Frontier Technology Livestreaming 2020

DFID invites grant applications and registrations for the Technology Provider Window for Frontier Technology Livestreaming in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are currently open. Click here for more details and to apply.

10. Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grant Programme in USA 2021(Win $7,500)

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy is inviting applications for its Grant Programme for outstanding social policy research in the USA 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: December 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

11. Disability Rights Fund Request for Proposals 2020(Win USD100,000)

The Disability Rights Fund invites applications for the Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the second funding round in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 24, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

12. IBiz Africa FoodTech Africa Accelarator for Startups 2020($100,000)

IBiz Africa in Kenya invites applications for the aimed at addressing food security through fostering innovation in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 21, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

13. Impact Amplifier Africa Online Safety Fund 2020(Win $100,000)

Impact Amplifier, a South African based social impact advisory firm, invites applications for the Africa Online Safety Fund in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 21, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

14. National Geographic Grants for Stories of Tropical Rain Forests in 2020

National Geographic invites applications for a Request for Proposals on Stories of Tropical Rain Forests for Journalists worldwide in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: October 21, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

15. International Coproduction Fund at Goethe-Institut in Germany 2020

Goethe-Institut in Germany invites applications for the International Coproduction Fund to promote new working networks and approaches within a global context and to explore new forms of intercultural collaboration in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: October 15, 2020, at 23:59 (CET – Time in Germany). Click here for more details and to apply. 

16. Merck Research Grants Programme for Scientists Worldwide (Win up to 500,000 EUR)

The Merck Group is offering a series of research grants to stimulate innovative research in challenging areas of future importance in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 31, 2020, 23:59 CEST. Click here for more details and to apply.

17. Criminal Justice Reporting grants at Wits Journalism in South Africa 2020( Win R25,000)

Wits Journalism at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa invites applications for Criminal Justice Reporting grants in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply.

18. Degree Completion Grants for International Students at the University of Hamburg in Germany 2020

The University of Hamburg offers Degree Completion Grants for international students to study in Germany in 2020. The maximum funding period for students pursuing Diploma, Magister, Staatsexamen degrees is twelve months. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: December 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

19. Magaret Mcnamara Education Grants South Africa Programme 2021

Universities in South Africa is inviting applications for the Magaret Mcnamara Education Grants South Africa Programme in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 14, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

20. Civil Society Scholar Awards for Doctoral Students Worldwide 2020 (Win Grants worth $15,000)

Open Society Foundation in the USA invites applications for the Civil Society Scholar Awards open to doctoral students of eligible fields studying at accredited universities inside or outside of their home country. Worth of Award: Maximum funding requests: $15,000. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply.

Opportunities abound all around; study grants for international students are a great opportunity to make your study/research dreams come through.

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