15 Scholarships For African Students Closing In March 2021 - Degrees &  CareersFrom students to young entrepreneurs, various scholarships and awards exist for African scholars every year. Typically, AfterschoolAfrica compiles a list of these awards and their (annual) deadlines to enable readers browse through available scholarships and encourage early application entries.

Below is a list of scholarships with application deadlines in the month of July 2021.

See also: List of scholarships with application deadlines in the month of August 2021.

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Masters Fellowships for African Students

AERC wishes to announce the 2021/2022 Masters scholarships for applicants from Anglophone subSaharan African countries admitted into any of the following AERC Collaborative Masters Programme (CMAP) in Economics universities below.

Application Deadline: 16th July

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Reckitt-LSHTM PhD studentships on Hygiene & Health in Sub-Saharan Africa 

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) invites applications from candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa for fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships to start a research degree programme on 3 January 2022. There are three studentships available.

Application Deadline: 11th July

Germany: DAAD Leadership for Africa Scholarship Programme for African Masters Students (Fully-funded)

The DAAD has launched its scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” with funding from the German Foreign Office.

Application Deadline: 2nd July


Study in UAE: Canadian University Dubai Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

Canadian University Dubai Scholarships are awarded to international Undergraduate students based on the student’s academic performance.

Application Deadlines: 1st July

Rhodes University Postdoctoral Research Fellowships – South Africa

The Rhodes University, South Africa, through the University Council, has established the Rhodes University Postdoctoral Fellowships for a South African student.

Application Deadline: 31st July

DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters in Public Policy and Good Governance Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) intends to contribute to the support of good governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.

Application Deadline: 31st July

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering – Call for Nominations

The search is on to find bold, groundbreaking innovations that are of global benefit to humanity. Nominate for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.

Application Deadline: 31st July

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is open for ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all engineering fields to demonstrate innovative and engineering entrepreneurship skills

Application Deadline: 20th July

AREF Women in Research Essential Grant Writing Skills Workshop for African Women Researchers

AREF is calling for applications from women who are emerging biomedical/health researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa to participate in its Essential Grant Writing Skills Workshop.

Application Deadline: 8th July

L’Oréal-UNESCO Maghreb Fellowships for African Women in Science

The L’Oréal-UNESCO Maghreb Fellowships For Women in Science are set to be awarded to 5 young female scientists from 4 different countries of the Maghreb: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya.

Application Deadline: 31st July

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women in Least Developed Countries

Early-career female researchers from 21 least developed member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are eligible for an ambitious new postdoctoral programme offered by IsDB and TWAS.

Application Deadline: 19th July

TWAS/German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Seed Grant for New African Principal Investigators (SG-NAPI)

With the support of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), TWAS launches a new programme to strengthen the capacity of African countries lagging in science and technology.

Application Deadline: 27th July

Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship for Undergraduate African Students to Study at Ashesi University

The Jim Ovia Foundation in collaboration with the Africa-America Institute is offering the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship for Young African leaders to study at Ashesi University.

Application Deadline: 27th July

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Apply: University of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa

This prestigous degree is presented by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with 12 leading African universities.

Application Deadline: 31st July

Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) for African Researchers

The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) 2022 is offering grants to researchers from African countries.

Application Deadline: 15th July

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme for Mid-level Career Professionals (Fully-funded to USA)

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that provides mid-career professionals from designated countries around the world an opportunity to enhance their professional capacities through participation in specialized 10 month non-degree programs.

Application Deadline: 15th July

TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowship Programme for Researchers in Developing Countries (Funded to India)

For young scientists from developing countries (other than India) who wish to pursue postgraduate research in emerging areas in science and technology for which facilities are available in laboratories and institutes of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India.

Application Deadline: 31st July

TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Developing Countries – India

TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in CSIR research laboratories and institutes in India for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months.

Application Deadline: 31st July

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