Getting to this point is proof of one thing; your fascination over the scientific study of living organisms is still rife. Thus, we have no doubt that qualifying for fully-funded Masters scholarships in Life Sciences will enable students to reach for the stars. Yet, given the in-exhaustive nature of this list, it is given to updates. 

1. MINDS Masters Scholarship for Africans at African Universities 2021

MINDS offers MINDS Scholarship 2021 to Africans who are pursuing post-graduate studies within Africa, outside of their own countries for 2021/2022 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are open so apply early as applications are processed in the order they are received. Click here for more details and to apply

2. Erasmus Mundus Scholarships on DYCLAM Masters in Europe 2021

The European Commission offers Erasmus Mundus master’s scholarship on Dynamics of cultural landscape, heritage, memory and conflictualities (DYCLAM) in Europe this 2021. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: Applications must be sent on or before March 26, 2021 (midnight French time). Click here for more details and to apply.

3. Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for the BIOPHARM Masters in Europe 2021

The European Union is offering Scholarships for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters in BIO & Pharmaceutical Materials science in the 2021/22 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: In applying to the BIOPHAM Master program during the first call (from November 30th, 2020 to February 28th (23:59, Brussels’ time), 2021) you automatically apply for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) scholarship. Click here for more details and to apply

4. Masters Research Scholarship at Massey University in New Zealand 2021

Massey University in New Zealand invites applications for the Master’s Research Scholarship in the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications close on February 15, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

5. Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for the EMIMEO Masters in Europe 2021

The European Union is offering Scholarships for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters in Innovative Microwave Electronics and Optics in the 2021/22 academic session. This is one of the top fully-funded Masters scholarships in Life Sciences for African students. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: Applications close on March 14, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

6. LUT University Scholarships for Masters Students in Finland 2021

Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland is currently offering a series of University Scholarships for Masters Students from Non-EU/EEA countries in the 2021/2022 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The application period for all Master’s programmes has started and the deadline will be announced. Click here for more details and to apply

7. Türkiye Scholarships for Masters and Undergraduate Students in Turkey 2021

The Turkish government is currently offering Turkiye Scholarships for International students to pursue academic degrees in Turkey in the 2021/2022 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Candidates applying for the Turkiye Scholarships International Students at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels are welcome to apply by February 20, 2021. Research applicants can apply throughout the year. Click here for more details and to apply

8. Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Masters in Food Identity in Europe 2021

The European Union invites applications for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for the Joint Master in Food Identity in the 2021/22 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: All scholarship applications must be received by the deadline of February 28, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

9. 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. 

10. Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Master in Marine Environment and Resources in Europe 2021

The Europeans Union offers Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for the Master in Marine Environment and Resources in the 2021/22 academic session. Expectedly, this is one of the top fully-funded Masters scholarships in Life Sciences for African students. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: March 15, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply. 

11. Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Masters in Medical Imaging and Applications 2021

The Europeans Union offers Erasmus Mundus Excellence Scholarships for the Joint Masters in Medical Imaging and Applications(MAIA) in the 2021/22 academic session. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: February 28th, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

12. AIMS Master Scholarship for Advanced Materials in Europe 2021

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is inviting applications for the Master’s Programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability scholarships in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: First wave: from the October 1st, 2020 to January 31, 2021. Second wave: from the February 1st, 2021 to April 30, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

13. Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Programme in Egypt 2021

The American University of Cairo invites applications for the Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Programme in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Graduate application: April 1, 2021. Fellowship application: April 15, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

14. Boustany Foundation MBA Scholarship at Cambridge University in the UK 2022

The Boustany Foundation is inviting applications for the MBA Scholarship Programme at Cambridge University for outstanding students in the UK for the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: May 15, 2022. Click here for more details and to apply

15. Gifted Education & Culture International Scholarship Programme in Germany in 2021

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Foundation in Germany is inviting applications for the Gifted Education & Culture International Scholarship Programme for Postgraduates and Doctoral candidates in 2021. Yet again, this is one of the top fully-funded Masters scholarships in Life Sciences for African students. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 31, 2021, and July 15. Click here for more details and to apply

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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, 2021Click here for more details and to apply

19. 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

20. 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. For a fact, this is one of the top fully-funded Masters scholarships in Life Sciences for African students. 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

21. 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

22. 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.

23. Graduate Fellowship at King Abdullah University in Saudi Arabia 2021

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia is offering fellowships to international students to undertake graduate studies in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Admissions for Spring and Fall 2021 are open. Click here for more details and to apply.

24. 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.

What more can we say? The fully-funded Masters scholarships in Life Sciences places the ball in your court. We sure hope you go all out to reach for the stars because the world is yours for the taking. Good luck! 

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