The African Nations  Scholarships awards over 100,000 scholarships for bachelor degree, masters, and postgraduate study and professional development to citizens of developing African countries each year. The International scholarship awarded by the United Nations provides monthly financial assistance to qualified candidates and also give them the ability to study and work in any country of their choice all through the period of programme. The scholarship is available to South Africa, East Africa, and West Africa countries only.

Scholarship covers:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation fees
  • Cost of books (Book allowance)
  • Project and equipment expenses
  • Student monthly allowance ($1,500)
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Undergraduate program, Master program and PhD program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study any of the courses offered by the university.
Eligibility: The recipients of this award will have achieved very high levels of academic excellence combined with an outstanding record of leadership and service(not compulsory). Students with a high school average above 50% are encouraged to apply.
  • Statement of purpose, this should convey your interest,academic qualification and your goals.
  • Original college transcripts or high school diploma.
  • Original copies of birth certificates.
  • Two passport photograph.
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Full-tuition scholarships fee.
  • Monthly allowance.
  • Academic development funding – from $500 to $2,000, dependent on the length of your course, to attend conferences and courses.
  • Family allowance – up to $10,120 for a first child and up to $4,320 for a second child (2016-17 rate). No funding is provided for a partner.
  • Fieldwork – you may apply to keep up to your normal maintenance allowance while on fieldwork as part of your Ph.D. (the Trust does not fund other field work costs as these should be funded by the University Composition Fee).
  • Hardship funding – for unforeseen difficulties
  • Maternity/Paternity funding – should you require it, you may apply to intermit your studies for up to 6 months and continue to receive your maintenance allowance during this time
  • Some fourth year funding for Ph.D. Scholars may be provided

Nationality: Citizens of all African nations are eligible to apply.

How to apply:
  • Start your online application here on this platform.
  • Fill all the space provided on the application form.
  • All application is online on this platform and kindly select carefully your program of study and upload all the necessary documents required for your program.
  • All communication goes through the mail you have provided on your online application form.
  • Deadline August-10th 2019.

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  1. my name is emru yidnekew from Ethiopia,i need PHD scholarship by any chemical engineering streams. I have Msc by biochemical engineering Bsc in chemical engineering,so i am on top of the world to this opportunity,please inform me any crucial information by my email.

  2. My name is Joyce Williams, I am a Liberian and live in Liberia. My country education system destroyed during the civil war and there’s a need to improve the system. In so doing I want to study education to enable me give my support to my country to improve our education system. I strongly believe that by joining the other teachers we can make the difference. I am looking for any information concerning my request for scholarship.

    Thank you.

  3. Am a Ugandan female, i hold a bachelors degree in Medical Imaging and experience of 4 years .
    Medical imaging is a health related field important for diagnosis of diseases by use of ultrasound, x-ray, CT and MRI.
    Am looking forward to upgrading my knolwedge in this same field.
    My question is, do you have scholarships in this field and when is the open date for applications.

  4. hello. I am MUHINDO KALISYA ISAAC, congolese by nationality, i have finished my high school in DRC with 63% in 2018 and construction as course. i am interresting to this scholarship for accomplishing my dream to become reality(be an Ingineer working in africa and as civil engineering is a course that shows the development of a country,etc). thes days i am in uganda. i am a french speaking and now english speaking .i want to proceed in civil engineering.
    as question do you have scholarship in civl engineering?

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