The following are scholarship programs currently open for African students with closing dates by December 2014
Applications are now open for the CSC Commonwealth Scholarships for Masters and PhD students from developing Commonwealth countries to study in UK, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Applications is open from 1st September for Australia Awards Scholarships and Australia Awards – Africa Fellowships. There are two categories of Award: The Master Awards and the Africa Fellowships
The Association of Commonwealth Universities is offering the Chevening Scholarships for one year postgraduate Masters course to study any discipline at UK Universities. Deadline is now November.
Carnegie Corporation of New York is funding three distinct competitive fellowship opportunities for early-career social science faculty of African academics working on peace, security and development issues.
The Norwegian Government offer scholarship funds for the Quota Scholarship scheme for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Students from Developing Countries at universities and university colleges in Norway
Gates Cambridge Trust offers full fee postgraduate (Masters and PhD) Scholarships for outstanding International students to study any course at the University of Cambridge, UK
Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Scholarship Programme for Muslim Communities in Non-Member Countries (SPMC) Scholarship Programme funds and implements its scholarship programmes as part of its overall effort in the development of human resources of its member countries and those of the Muslim communities in non-member countries. There are three scholarship programmes offered by IDB:
Each year Utrecht University Netherlands offers the Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for international students to study for Bachelors and Masters degree.
Trudeau Foundation offers Doctoral Scholarships for Canadian Citizens and Foreign Nationals (with preference to developing countries) to study Social Sciences and Humanities at Canadian Universities.
The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years. More than 200 PhD Fellowships will be awarded. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. For details, please contact the institutions concerned directly.