Foreign Scholarships for Nigerian Postgraduate Students

A comprehensive list of postgraduate scholarships in different parts of the world and how to apply.

A comprehensive list of postgraduate scholarships in different parts of the world and how to apply.


1. Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Masters Scholarships for African Students at University of Oxford – England

The Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships Programme is targeted at exceptionally intelligent graduates between the ages of 25 and 35.

Eligibility: Citizens of Nigeria or Ghana

Application Deadline: 14th September 2018

To apply, click HERE.


2. UCT Bertha Scholarships in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship for African Students – South Africa

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business offers Bertha Centre scholarship for African students to study courses that advance social justice, innovation and
entrepreneurship in Africa.

Eligible Fields of Study: MBA [both full-time and the modular program], the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation, and PhD programs. Eligible fields also include candidates committed to advancing social justice and opportunities through social innovation and entrepreneurship.

Application Deadline: 31st October 2018

To apply, click HERE.


3. Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) University of Adelaide Masters/PhD Degree – Australia

The University of Adelaide offers Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort.

Eligibility: Foreign students worldwide

Level/Field(s) of study: Any Masters degree by Research or Doctoral Research Degree offered at the University

Application Deadline: 31 Aug 2018/31 Jan 2019

To apply, click HERE.

4. ETH Zurich Excellence Masters Scholarships – Switzerland

ETH Zurich supports excellent students wishing to pursue a Master’s degree at ETH with two scholarship programmes: the Excellence Scholarship and Opportunity Programme (ESOP) and the Master Scholarship Programme (MSP).

Eligibility: National and International Students

Field(s) of study: Masters Degree Programme offered by the University

Application Deadline: 15 Dec 2018

To apply, click HERE.


5. Full Scholarships at Southern New Hampshire University – United States of America

The Southern New Hampshire University is offering merit-based scholarships to international students who are applying for admission to SNHU.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and graduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Undergraduate students are eligible for up to: $6,000 (per year) and Graduate students $4,000 (one-time award over two terms)

Eligibility: International students worldwide

Application Deadline: September 4, 2018

To apply, click HERE.


6. University of the People Online Tuition Free Degrees – Everywhere

The University of the People, UoPeople offers the opportunity to pursue a high quality and invaluable American degree.

Fields of study: Business administration, health science and computer science, as well as an MBA program.

Eligibility: Students from all over the world.

Application deadline: 4 Oct 2018

To apply, click HERE.


7. Mastercard Foundation University of Cape Town Scholarships for African Students – South Africa

The Mastercard Scholarship Programme will provide scholarships to academically talented young Africans to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Cape Town.

Eligibility; Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Fields of Study: Commerce, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law or Sciences at the University of Cape Town.

Application Deadline: 31st August 2018

To apply, click HERE.


8. Humber International Entrance Scholarships at Humber College Toronto – Canada

Humber offers full and partial renewable tuition scholarships for NEW international undergraduate students beginning classes in January and September 2019. One full tuition scholarship and one $5,000 scholarship are available in January 2019 while seven $5,000 scholarships and two $3,000 scholarships will be available in September 2019. The scholarships will be applied toward the successful students’ tuition fees.

Field of study: Eligible undergraduate programmes offered at the College

Eligibility:  International Students

Application Deadline: 28 Sept 2018/17 May 2019

To apply, click HERE.


9.  Transform Together Scholarships at Sheffield Hallam University – United Kingdom

Transform Together scholarships are open to international students and European Union (non-UK) students applying to a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate. Scholarship value/inclusions: Half fee waiver (50%) is available for postgraduate courses and for each year of an undergraduate degree.

Eligibility: International and European Union (non-UK) Students

Field(s) of study: All full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses offered at the University.

Application deadline: 31 May/1 Nov 2018 (annual)

To apply, click HERE.

10. Australia Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships – Australia

The RTP provides block grants, on a calendar year basis, to higher education providers (HEPs) to support both domestic and overseas students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees, known as higher degrees by research (HDRs).

Level/Field of study: Masters by research degree or Doctorate Degree offered by participating Universities in Australia.

Eligibility; International students worldwide

Application deadline: October 2018

To apply, click HERE.


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