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Scholarships in USA 2019
Do you want to study abroad in USA on Scholarship? A number of American universities and organizations offer undergraduate, Masters or PhD scholarships in USA for developing countries Students. Some of these scholarships in USA are offered specifically for international students from Africa.
Every year there is this influx of students from Africa into the US who either want to start schooling or those who wants to continue their studies.
Ask a typical African Student a question “Where do you Like to Study?” With no hesitation, the Answer becomes “I will love to Study in USA“. Finally such one ends up Studying in one of the Local Universities in their various Countries. Most of us are victims of this challenge. If you’re such a person, this Post is designed for you. Full Scholarships for African Students.
Here is the Problem,
The African Students devotes less time to carefully follow and Study Scholarship trends and maximize every opportunity at their disposal. This problem has caused many students the opportunity to study not only in the USA but other parts of the world. Most of the time the opportunity we need to make our Living a worthwhile is that simple information we have neglected
World Scholarship Forum has made it so easy for you to get through the stress of waiting for USA scholarships for African Students one after the other
Are you an African student and looking a scholarship for study in U.S. There are many scholarships available for African students, These are available as masters scholarships for African students or undergraduate scholarships for African students, which can be funded as government scholarships, Foundation scholarships, and University scholarships.
Our list for African Scholarships also contains many scholarships named as MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the Imomoh Scholarship, ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program, the Inclusive Education Scholarship Program, the African Water Association, etc.
Scholarships in USA for African students are available to help the undergraduate, graduate students, high school students, Ph.D. students, and master students to study in any college or university as mentioned.
These scholarships can help students in many ways such as educational purposes, tuition, fees and books, housing, food, living expenses, and health insurance etc.
Students form Which African Country is Eligible to Study in the USA
This question has been asked by many students from different African Country. “Please is my Countries Eligible to Apply for the Scholarship in USA?”
Every country in Africa is eligible to Apply for any scholarship meant for African Students. The Special cases seen in this scenario is that some institutions, government establishments clearly specify the Eligible Countries for the USA Scholarship.
Some of the donors specify whether the Scholarship is designed for Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Research. Students.
Whenever a scholarship is termed specifically for African Students, then you’re Eligible to Apply
What do I stand to Gain If I Apply for Scholarship in USA
There are a lot of Scholarship benefits for Students win a USA Scholarship. These Include:
- A Student VISA,
- All Expense trip to the USA
- Free Tuition fee
All these Scholarship benefits are all dependent on the Scholarship Provider. The Scholarships come as either Fully Funded or Tuition Waiver Scholarships. First you must get an American VISA.
With this, I want to leave you with the opportunities available for African Students to Study in the USA. Grab this opportunity now and don’t wait till the deadlines!
Free scholarship for African students in USA
Well, not forgetting the essence of this article in the first place, Below is a comprehensive list of Full Scholarships for African students to study abroad offered yearly. starting with some specific African countries scholarships to study in USA. These scholarships for international students were offered last and previous years at the time of publishing this list.
If the deadline has passed, you can take note of them for future application. These Scholarships cover undergraduate scholarships for African students to study abroad and masters scholarships for African students and Ph.D. scholarships as well.
Scholarships in USA for Nigerian students 2019
Nigerian are always on the lookout to find opportunities where ever they can. scholarships in USA for African students is one those opportunities, which you cant let elude you. iF are a Nigerian looking for scholarships for international students here are some scholarships you can search for that can help you in your studies in USA .
- Stanford University MasterCard Foundation scholarship For Nigerians
- Fulbright scholarships for Nigerians
- Hubert H.Humphrey fellowship for Nigerians
- 7up Harvard Business School scholarships for Nigerian student s
Lynn University Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate Students USA, 2018
Watson Institute at Lynn University in USA invites applications for its Lynn University Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate Students USA, 2018.
The Merit Scholarships for the 2018/2019 academic session is selectively offered to scholars with exceptional track-records in the social impact space and ground-breaking ventures and venture ideas.
Through generous scholarships and innovative financing options, they are committed to ensuring finances are never a barrier to learning…READ MORE
The MSU MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University for master’s students is open to students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree at an African university and are residents or citizens of an African country. The scholarship provides comprehensive support for the completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The four cover-travel costs, Visa and SEVIS fees, Tuition and other MSU fees, Housing, food, and living expenses, Health insurance. Program Scholars are also provided with a laptop and a backpack.
Provided by: Michigan State University (MSU)
Course: Bachelor’s degree
Eligibility: Graduate students
Deadline: February 1,
World Youth Alliance (WYA) Africa Vanessa Cherese Scholarship ,USA
Applications are currently available for World Youth Alliance (WYA) Africa scholarship, for committed, and dedicated WYA member from Africa who will represent WYA Africa in the first batch of WYA Global Internship Program (January-April, 2018) and 15th International Solidarity Forum (March 2018) in New York City. Successful completion of WYA’s Certified Training Program and Regional Internship Programin the WYA Africa regional office in Nairobi, Kenya are prerequisites to apply. Applicants are advised to adhere strictly to the .listed eligibility criteria to ensure consideration for the program…READ MORE
South African AFS Full Scholarship in USA
AFS Intercultural Programs (or AFS, originally the American Field Service) is an international youth exchange organization. It consists of over 50 independent, not-for-profit organizations,
Applications are now been submitted at the AFS Interculture South Africa and they are offering a full scholarship for South African Students. The primary objective of this scholarship is to strengthen the bond between South Africa and USA…READ ALSO
Fully-Funded Elim’s Undergraduate Scholarships For International Students in USA, 2018-2019
The Elim Bible Institute and College are giving away a full scholarship to one eligible student through a random drawing for the 2018-2019 school year. Elim Bible Institute is a Bible college in Lima, New York, USA, offering a three-year program intended to prepare Christian leaders and workers for revival ministry.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 15.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
At University of California, Berkeley, the Program will provide comprehensive financial, social, and academic support up to 118 students eight-year program from 2012 to 2020, and is open to both undergraduate and professional Master’s students. MasterCard Foundation Scholars receive a comprehensive scholarship equivalent to the costs associated with earning a Bachelors or Master’s degree, which includes travel, tuition, Berkeley student fees, visa and SEVIS fees, housing, food, living expenses, and cohort signature programs which will focus on leadership topics.
Provided by: University of California Berkeley
Course: Bachelors or master’s degree
Eligibility: Both undergraduate and professional Master’s students.
Deadline: Undergraduate-November 30th& graduate application deadlines vary by program.
Apply Now: http://mcfscholarsprogram.berkeley.edu/
Foreign Fulbright Student Program
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. The program is open in the USA for 4,000 Students (Masters and PhD) who are citizens of more than 155 countries worldwide, including countries in Africa. The number of awards varies per country, but approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.
Provided by: Binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies
Course: Masters and Ph.D. degree (also non-degree postgraduate studies)
Eligibility: Masters and Ph.D. students
Deadline: Varies per country
The Imomoh Scholarship
The SPE Foundation is now offering “Imomoh Scholarship” to Africa Region’s students who are pursuing a master’s degree in petroleum engineering. The foundation will provide USD 2,000 to 5,000 but the funding must be used for educational purposes such as tuition, books, living expenses, etc.
Provided by: The SPE Foundation
Course: Master’s degree in petroleum engineering
Eligibility: Students from the Africa Region
Award: USD 2,000 to 5,000
Deadline:12 PM (midday) 15 April, Central USA (UTC-5).
The MSFS Continues Scholarship for Students from Africa
The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University began offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa.MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools, and history.
Provided by: MSFS at Georgetown University
Course: Two-year, full-time graduate degree program
Eligibility: Graduate student
Deadline: January 15,
Apply Now: http://msfs.georgetown.edu/msfs-continues-Africa-scholarship
The African Water Association Scholarships
As part of its Research and Capacity Building Program, the African Water Association is setting up research fellowship for young water and sanitation professionals in West Africa. This program, funded by USAID West Africa through the AfriCap Program (WASH – African Water Association – AfWA – Capacity Building Program –AfriCap), will provide young graduate students at the graduate level (Master II) with research scholarships. Each grant, amounting to $ 1,000, will reward each selected project in accordance with the budget.
Provided by: The African Water Association
Course: Graduate degree course
Eligibility: Graduate students
Deadline: February 28,
The 2018-2019 LAWA Fellowship
Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. is offering LAWA fellowship program for applicants from any African country. Fellowship is available for those who pursuing the master degree program and be a women’s human rights lawyer from Africa in order to be considered. Candidates who are admitted to the LAWA Program must be prepared to cover the costs of all additional expenses (such as their visas, travel, housing, utilities, food, clothing, health insurance, books, etc.), and must be able to demonstrate to the U.S. Embassy for visa purposes that they have the funds available to cover those expenses (approximately $27,085).
Provided by: Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Course: Degree program
Eligibility: Any African country’s candidate
Award: Approximately $27,085
Deadline: Friday, January 13th.
Apply Now: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/centers-institutes/wlppfp/lawa/
The Inclusive Education Scholarship Program
The Inclusive Education Scholarship Program is offering by the Open Society Foundation to African students who have an excellent academic record with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, public administration/policy, anthropology, social work, psychology, or related fielddegree. The Program offers awards to individuals from China, Czech Republic, Ukraine, and selected countries in Africa and Latin America for an 18-month master of education degree.
Provided by: The Open Society Foundation
Course: Baster of education degree.
Eligibility: Graduate students
The Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Scholarships
At the University of Cape Town, the Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Program is open to all undergraduate students enrolled in any of the six Faculties of UCT. While it is expected that the majority of scholars will be citizens of South Africa, candidates from other sub-Saharan African countries are also welcome to apply. The scholarship offers full financial support to the value of R120,000-00 per year, intended to cover tuition fees, accommodation, meals and an allowance for books, stationery, and transport.
Provided by: The University of Cape Town
Course: Degree program
Eligibility: Undergraduate students
Award: R120,000 per year
The ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program
Institute of International Education (IIE) is offering the ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program to African students who will hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Geoscience, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math or Geography. Recipients will receive full tuition for the completion of a Master’s Degree in Geosciences. The program also provides a stipend for housing and living expenses and includes medical insurance, textbook and computer allowances, transportation to the U.S. at the inception and conclusion of the program, visa and academic support, and an intensive orientation program.
Provided by: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Course: Master’s Degree
Eligibility: African students