15 US Embassy Scholarships for Africans 2019-2020



US Embassy Scholarships 2019

Are you an African? Do you wish to study in the US?  Do you need the scholarship to fund your study? Then look no further, for here you will find what you seek: US Embassy scholarships for Africans.

America is a home of competitive scholarship opportunities for Undergraduates, Masters and PhD students living in the US as well as international students.
If your dream is to study in the United States then here is the full list of Scholarships, Fellowships, Internships, Competitions, Grants and Awards.

In a bid to help Africans who want to study in the US, a whole lot of scholarships have been set up. These grants cover the various levels as stated above.


USA Scholarships are Characterized for lifting Financial Burden from the Student’s Shoulders, be it In-State or Out-of-State Students. Most of these Scholarships are Sponsored by Multinationals like Pepsi, Coca Cola, Target,  Apple, Microsoft, Google, McDonald’s, Ford, KFC, and many other companies.

Some are Awarded on need base or Merit base. These Scholarships are given in Cash or sent to the recipient College or University to take care of his/her Tuition.

NOTE: Our Scholarship Award Winning Ebook (worth $50) is up for grab, if you’re reading this article, you stand a chance to win one of our Scholarship Ebook.  get the E-book for free by dropping your thought on the article in the comment box.

World Scholarship Forum popular searched scholarships you can utilize in 2019

Fortunately, many different courses are available: Law, Medicine, Business, Nursing, and many others. Now let’s go on a journey to see what’s available and find you what you need.

Here is a list of US scholarships for Africans in 2019-2020.

  1. Harvard University MBA Scholarship for International Students 2019
  2. Fulbright Foreign Scholarships
  3. American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholarship 2019/2020
  4. Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2019/2020
  5. Humphrey Fellowship Program
  6. MMMF Grants for Women of Developing Countries
  7. AAUW International Fellowship
  8. 7Up Harvard Business School Scholarship
  9. Campbell Fellowship for Women Scholar-Practitioners from Developing Nations
  10. Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance Fletcher Scholar Program
  11. African Palliative Care Nursing Scholarship
  12. Immigration Journalism Fellowship in the USA for International Students
  13. Fellowship in International Human Rights
  14. Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship
  15. Borlaug Fellowship Program for Developing Countries

Harvard University MBA Scholarship for International Students

The Harvard MBA is one of the most desired programs, taught in a renowned university. This scholarship is sponsored by the Boutsany Foundation and it spans a period of 2 years.

Host/ Eligible Country: The Harvard University MBA Scholarship for International Students is taken in the US and is open to students of any nation. It is thus, a US scholarship that covers Africans.

Level: It is for postgraduate (Masters) level.

Scholarship Worth: It is worth US$90,000(US$45,000 per year ) paid as tuition. Accommodation and travel expenses are covered.

Deadline: Application ends on 31st May

Application Link: http://www.boustany-foundation.org/scolarship-programs/MBA-Harvard

Fulbright Foreign Scholarship

This scholarship helps graduates who are international students to study and research in the US at US universities or various other institutions. In this way, it covers African students as well. It offers about 4000 scholarships to students each year.

Host/ Eligible Country: It is offered in the US and international students are eligible

Level: This scholarship is for the postgraduate level as it covers both Maters and PhD.

Scholarship Value: The Fulbright Foreign Scholarship takes care of tuition, airfare, health insurance, living stipend, to mention but a few.

Deadline: The deadline falls within October

Application link:http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/about/foreign-fulbright

American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholarship

They offer scholarships to surgeons who are young and are from nations apart from US or Canada who has demonstrated strong interests in teaching and research. This scholarship endowment was originally provided through the legacy left to the College by Paul R. Hawley, MD (FACS Hon), former College Director.

Host/ Eligible Country: The host country is the US and young surgeons from countries other than the US or Canada are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Level: The level is fellowship

Scholarship Worth: The scholarship is valued at $10,000.

Deadline: Applications should all be submitted before 1st of July

Application Link: https://www.facs.org/member-services/scholarships/international/igs

Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2020

The Onsi Sawiri Scholarship Program was established by Orascom Construction as a part of their dedication to achievement and excellence promotion. This is a US grant available to Africans from Egypt.

Host/ Eligible Country: This is offered in the US and is available to students from Egypt.

Level: It is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.

Scholarship Value: The scholarship provides full tuition, housing allowance, travel and health insurance.

Deadline: Application closes on 31st July, 2019

Application Link: https://apply.amideast.org/Orascom_UG/default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2forascom_UG

For graduate application

Humphrey Fellowship Program

The US embassy in Chad announces the annual competition for this program. It is a full scholarship that lasts for a duration of one year. It is for mid-career professionals, providing them the chance to enhance their professional abilities.

Host/ Eligible Country: It is for people from Chad and taken in the US.

Note: See embassy websites for information on eligible sub- Saharan African nations.

Type: The type of scholarship is fellowship.

Scholarship Value:The scholarship provides for tuition and fees at host university, living allowance.

Deadline: The deadline is 30th June

Application Link: https://iie.embark.com/apply/humphreyfellowship

MMMF Grants for Women of Developing Countries

The Margaret McNamara Education Grants were formed in 1981. Its mission is to help women from developing countries who are seeking an education in order to better the lives of women and children in their countries.

Host/ Eligible Country: The grant is for women for developing countries to study in the US.

Level: It is for the completion of degree program.

Scholarship Worth: The scholarship can be up to $15,000

Deadline: The deadline is within January

Application Link: http://www.mmeg.org/apply/

AAUW International Fellowship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship has been in existence since 1917. It gives aid to women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the US.

Host/ Eligible Country: The study is carried out in the US for people who are not US citizens or permanent residents.

Level: It is for a postgraduate degree.

Scholarship Worth: Masters/ first professional degree- $18,000

Doctoral – $20,000

Postdoctoral- $30,000

Deadline: The application ends on 1st December

Application Link: https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fAAUW

7UP Harvard Business School Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc to Nigerian students to undertake a Masters in Business Administration program in the US, specifically in Harvard Business School.

Host/ Eligible Country: The scholarship is to be taken in the US and its available to Nigerians.

Level: It is for postgraduate (masters) level.

Scholarship Worth: The scholarship covers tuition, housing, ticket to US to begin the program and a ticket back at the end of the MBA program.

Deadline: The scholarship deadline is within December to January.

How to Apply

Obtain Harvard Business School admission and then email the electronic copy of your admission letter to [email protected]

Campbell Fellowship for Women Scholar-Practitioners from Developing Nations

The aim of this fellowship is to enhance the educational careers of women who are from developing countries. In this way, women from Africa are covered.

Host/Eligible Country: Women from developing countries are eligible to apply for this fellowship which is taken in the US.

Level: The level is fellowship.

Scholarship Worth: $4,500 per month stipend, housing and office space.

Deadline: November 1st

Application Link: https://nmf.fluidreview.com/

We recommend other scholarship opportunities.



DMCA.com Protection Status
User Review
0 (0 votes)


Delivered by World Scholarship Forum



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.