List Of Scholarships For African Students That Will Close February 2024, Apply Now!


Every year, applications open for undergraduate, masters, and doctoral funding opportunities for African students to study abroad. These scholarships are offered by institutions and organizations in Africa and across the world. Select and start applying for scholarships for African students:

Below are top scholarships that are currently open for African students with varying closing dates in February 2024.

Holland Government Scholarship for International Students – Bachelors & Masters

Apply now for the Holland Government Scholarship! The Netherlands Government is offering the Holland Scholarship for International students to study for Undergraduate and Master’s programme!

Scholarship Location: Netherlands

Application Deadline: 1st February

TU Delft Summer School Scholarship for Students & Teachers in Developing Countries

The Summer School Planning and Design with Water for Sustainability takes place every JULY at the Department of Urbanism of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft).

The scholarships cover travel costs, accommodation and daily costs during the Summer School (meals and transportation).

The Summer School offers three types of scholarships:


Scholarship Location: Netherlands

Application Deadline: 1st February

Iso Lomso Fully-funded Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers

Iso Lomso Fellowships provide an exceptional early career opportunity for Africa’s brightest minds in academia. Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future, laying the foundations for tomorrow.

Application Deadline: 15th February

Hertie School of Governance Doctoral Programme for International Students (Tuition free + Stipend)

The Hertie School of Governance Doctoral Programme in Governance is open to 10 candidates with an exceptionally strong master’s degree (or equivalent) in economics, law, political science, sociology, public administration, Management, or related fields.

Scholarship Location: Germany

Application Deadline: 1st February

University of Konstanz ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Early-career Researchers from Developing Countries (Fully-funded)

The Zukunftskolleg has just launched a new call for “ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Scholarship Location: Germany

Application Deadline: 15th February

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Fund Internship Program for International Students

Are you within a year or two of completing your PhD in economics or a related field or completing a Master’s degree in economics? The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Internship Program (FIP) may be the right opportunity for you!

Application Deadline: 15th February

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Scholarships for Students in Muslim Communities (Undergraduate, Masters, PhD) (OPENING SOON)

The Programme covers all relevant expenses during students’ study period, including tuition fees, health and living costs as determined by the IsDB.

Application Deadline: 28th February

Yale Fox International Fellowships for Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Students


Yale University jointly pursues these aims with 19 of the world’s leading universities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.

Scholarship Location: United States

Application Deadline: 1st February

York University international Scholarships

York University is offering full-tuition scholarships to outstanding international students wishing to undertake Bachelor studies at the University.

Scholarship Location: Canada

Application Deadline: 1st February

Italy: Cattolica Africa Scholarship Program for African Masters Students

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study for undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan, Piacenza and Cremona campuses.

Scholarship Location: Italy

Application Deadline: 16th February.

Leiden University Excellence Masters Scholarship Programme (LExS) – Netherland

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS) is offered to excellent Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme and for excellent students from all nationalities enrolling in a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy.

Scholarship Location: Netherlands

Application Deadline: 1st February.

Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program for African Secondary School Students

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is a high-intensity academic and leadership program designed for African secondary school students who have the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin their university studies.

Application Deadline: 25th January

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals for Developing Countries

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester. The scholarships cover both living costs and tuition fees.

Scholarship Location: Sweden

Application Deadline: February

Study in Belgium: VLIR-UOS Masters & Training Scholarships in Belgium for African/Developing Countries

VLIR-UOS offers full Masters & training Scholarships in Belgium for students from Developing countries – half of this scholarship will be offered to African students and preference will be given for Women. The eligible training or Masters programmes are taught in English.

Scholarship Location: Belgium

Application Deadline: Jan-March