All the latest scholarships in Rwanda assist both local and international students to further their studies at home and abroad. Have a look at the listed scholarship programs for undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. degree levels that you can watch out for.
Endeavor to go through each of the scholarships and read through the eligibility, application procedure, deadlines, and other requirements.
Most of these scholarships for Rwandan Undergraduate and Postgraduate students are opened for application annually as such you can read through them and get ready for the application by the same time next year if you have missed the application for this year.
Meanwhile, there are 6 types of scholarship opportunities available to Rwandan students depending on your level of study:
- Secondary School Scholarships
- Gap Year Programs
- University Counseling
- Undergraduate University Scholarships
- Universities with Partial Scholarships (for students with the budget)
- Master’s degree
Without much ado, let us delve into the Full List of Scholarships in Rwanda for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students 2020-2021
#35 MSc Scholarships for Students of Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Tanzania to Study in the UK
The University of Manchester offers a range of scholarships to international students, thus; we are glad to bring to you MSc Scholarships opportunity for Students of Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Tanzania to Study in the UK. These scholarships are available for the pursue masters studies in the UK.
#34 Education USA Scholars Program 2020 for Rwandan Students
The Education USA office at the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy–Kigali, seeks to identify and recruit Rwandan students who scored 75% and above in Senior 4, Senior 5, and Senior 6 to join the Education USA Scholars Program (ESP).
#33 Chevening Scholarships for Rwandan Students 2020
The Chevening Scholarships is now opened for applications for Rwandan Students who wish to pursue their dreams of studying abroad. It is awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds.
#32 Rwanda Education Board Scholarships for Indigenous Students, 2020
Rwanda Education Board (REB) hereby informs the public that via bilateral cooperation with the Government of certain countries, has offered Rwanda Government scholarships for undergraduate, masters and PH.D. programs in various fields of Study.
#31 U.S Embassy Rwanda Woman of Courage Award
Nominations are now been submitted for the U.S Embassy Rwanda Woman of Courage Award. This annual award recognizes women from around the country who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment in Rwanda.
#30 Fully Funded IWMF Reporting Fellowships to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo
The IWMF is pleased to announce reporting trips to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in May. The IWMF will select two groups of women journalists to travel to Kigali and Kinshasa and will focus on Agriculture and Climate Change and Civic Engagement, respectively.
#29 DAAD-Rwandan Ph.D. Scholarship Deadline Extension for Rwandan Students 2020
Rwandan students are hereby informed that there has been DAAD-Rwandan Ph.D. Scholarship Deadline Extension for Rwandan Students, so, therefore, the floor is still open for more applications to be submitted before the new deadline.
#28 DAAD Ph.D. Scholarship For Rwandan Applicants in Germany, 2020
Applications are open for the Rwandan Ph.D. Scholarship sponsored jointly by DAAD and the Government of Rwanda. The applications are open until January 31, annually.
The general aim of the programme is to train young academics and scientists through the funding for Ph.D. degree studies in Germany.
#27 Royal Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Development Symposium Rwanda 2020
Applications are currently been accepted for the Royal Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Development Symposium Rwanda, eligible persons are welcome to apply.
Frontiers of Development aims to build on the success of Frontiers of Engineering by applying a similar format but creating an even more interdisciplinary atmosphere by inviting academics and industry professionals from non-engineering backgrounds.
#26 Fully-funded Undergraduate Scholarships for Rwandan Students At University of Nebraska, Lincoln 2020
The University of Nebraska is delighted to invite applications from Rwandan students for the Fully-funded Undergraduate Scholarships for Rwandan Students At the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, All applicants are reminded to ensure that they have complied with the eligibility criteria to avoid disqualification.
#25 Education USA Scholars Program for Rwandan Students
Rwandan students are currently been invited to apply for the Education USA Scholars Program for Rwandan Students, only eligible candidates that have complied with the eligibility criteria will be considered for this program.
#24 Rwandan students Education USA Scholars Program 2020
Young Rwandan students are invited to apply for the Rwandan students Education USA Scholars Program, only persons that have complied with the eligibility criteria will be considered for the program The Education USA office at the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy- Kigali, seeks to identify and recruit Rwandan students who scored 75% and above in Senior 4, Senior 5, and Senior 6 to join the Education USA Scholars Program (ESP).
#23 Fully-funded Masters Scholarships for Rwandan Students At University of Manchester 2020
The University of Manchester is delighted to announce the availability of the Fully-funded Master’s Scholarships for Rwandan Students At the University, this scholarship is exclusively for Rwandan students who are expected to comply with the eligibility criteria on application.
#22 International Students’ Undergraduate Scholarship at PIASS in Rwanda, 2020
Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences is providing five fully-funded International Students Scholarships. These scholarships are available to conduct a bachelor degree in Peacebuilding and Development.
#21 15 REB European University of Lefke, Scholarships for Rwandans in Turkey
Rwanda Education Board (REB) in conjunction with the European University of LEFKE in TURKEYis delighted to invite applications for the 15 (fifteen) scholarships for Bachelor’s, Masters and Ph.D. Programs for Rwandan Students.
#20 Equity and Merit Scholarships | Distance Learning Scholarship at Manchester University For Students From Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda & Bangladesh.
The University of Manchester is delighted to offer equity and merit scholarships for study by distance learning. Please note, this scholarship only available for students from Tanzania, Uganda, Bangladesh or Rwanda. The winning students will receive an award covering all of the academic expenses.
#19 The African Center of Excellence in Energy for Sustainable Development (ACE-ESD), 2020 Ph.D. Positions University Of Rwanda
The African Center of Excellence in Energy for Sustainable Development (ACE-ESD) invites highly motivated research-oriented students to submit applications for Ph.D. positions in the field of renewable energy.
#18 Rwanda Education Board Scholarships for International Students in Japan
Rwanda Education Board (REB) hereby informs the public that via bilateral cooperation the Government of Japan through the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport of Japan has offered Rwanda Government scholarships for undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs in fields of humanities.
#17 KFTV short term courses scholarships in Rwanda
IGALI FILM AND TELEVISION SCHOOL is a WDA accredited private school that trains in film-making and television production, music audio, and graphics. It has also a highly specialized studio in film-TV-video-audio and graphics which produces professional productions in pre-specified areas.
#16 Indonesia masters scholarships for developing countries (RWANDA STUDENTS ONLY)
Rwanda Education Board (REB) hereby informs the public that through bilateral cooperation the Indonesian Government has offered Rwanda Government scholarships for master’s program in the field of humanities, engineering, social sciences, and education.
#15 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships 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. An estimated 335 scholarships will be available.
#14 LéO Africa Institute Leaders Project 2020 for East Africans
LéO Africa Institute is interested to build up a minimum amount of people focused on self-improvement, headway of vocation, and forming a dynamic future for East Africa and Africa at large.
#13 ARES Masters and Training Scholarships in Belgium for Developing Countries
National of a developing country? Do you hold a master’s degree? You have professional experience and want to improve your skills in a theme related to development?
ARES Masters and Specialization courses offer you the opportunity to follow a master of one year or a refresher course between 4 and 6 months in an institution of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels, Belgium.
#12. 1,000 Australian Award Scholarships for African Students
There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. And Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.
#11 East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Visiting Fellowship for East African Students
EASST will host its sixth annual Visiting Fellowship application. The EASST Visiting Fellowship seeks to equip East African social scientists with the skills needed to carry out rigorous evaluations of social or economic development projects in East Africa.
#10 New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarship for African Countries,
New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarships is an opportunity to selected African countries to undertake development-related studies at tertiary education institutions in New Zealand.
#9 Global Management of Social Issues BSc Scholarship at Tilburg University in the Netherlands
Tilburg University contributes to solving social issues. University achieves this mainly by developing and transferring knowledge and bringing together people from various disciplines and organizations. Quality of education, social orientation, and a strong campus feeling form the basis of the university’s education.
#8 MBA Scholarships for International Students at the University of Glasgow in UK
The University of Glasgow is offering MBA scholarships for international students commencing in September 2014. A total of 5 scholarships are available. The value of each scholarship is £5,000. The criteria for the scholarships are academic excellence and personal achievement. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission.
#7 Doctoral Scholarships, University of Waikato, New Zealand
New Zealand, is offering doctoral scholarships for students from any country commencing study in the academic year 2020-2021. Scholarships are available for new and current students. Applicants should normally be intending to study full-time at the University of Waikato, however, those who have compelling reasons for enrolling in the part-time study may be considered.
The scholarship will provide living allowance payable in monthly installments, domestic tuition fees, and a thesis preparation grants. Scholarships are available for the duration of your study, 3 years.
#6 Korean Government Scholarships for 170 Bachelors, 800 Masters & Ph.D. for Developing Countries
The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.
#5 FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarships for Developing Countries, Denmark
FIG Foundation is offering Ph.D. scholarships for applicants from low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle-income economies. The FIG Foundation will be providing scholarships of up to 4,000 euros to Ph.D. students. Applicant must be studying for a Ph.D. degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic program that teaches surveying are eligible to apply.
#4 INSEAD Deepak and Sunita Gupta Endowed Scholarship for Developing Countries
The program was generously created via endowed scholarship funds targeted at students from emerging markets. Their intention is to help build human capacity and to create economic and social value in the most economically challenged regions of the world.
#3 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program
This early career development fellowship program provides early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies. Up to five individuals are selected each year for participation in this intensive four-week Fellowship Program based at OCLC’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA.
#2 Bachelors Norway Quota Scholarship Scheme for 800 Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. Students from Developing Countries
The Norwegian Government offer scholarship funds for the Quota Scholarship scheme for Bachelor’s, Masters and Ph.D. Students from Developing Countries at universities and university colleges in Norway.
#1 University of Washington-TRACE Scholar Program, USA
This LLM scholarship is aimed at developing exceptional young leaders in the field of anti-corruption who are committed to advancing commercial transparency. The University of Washington School of Law aspires to be the best public law school in the nation and one of the world’s most respected centers for interdisciplinary legal studies.