Top 100 Scholarship Opportunities for (African) Students

Many students and researchers are constantly in search of opportunities for scholarships, fellowships, grants, sponsorship etc. I thought of compiling a long list (sourced) of (Top 100) scholarship opportunities from different parts of the world. I hope you find ones relevant to your specific needs and qualifications. Please also have a look at the opportunities to check if you are eligible for their offerings. There are a good number of them that focuses on African students.

Absolventa Stipendium
http://www.stipendium.de/

Wilhelm Klein-Stiftung

http://awklein-stiftung.de/foerderung/index.php

African Good Governance Network
http://www.daad.de/hochschulen/wiederaufbau/aggn/10248.de.html

Alexander von Humboldt
http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/sponsorship.html

Alfred Töpfer-Stiftung

toepfer-stiftung.de/ausschreibungen 

Auerbach Foundation
http://www.auerbach-foundation.com/home.html

Becas Fundation Caja Madrid

http://www.fundacionmontemadrid.es/Fundacion/Comunes/fun_cruce/0,0,72006,00.html

The British Academy
http://www.britac.ac.uk/

The British Council
http://www.britishcouncil.org/study-work-create/living-abroad/funding-studies

Bruno Kreisky Europastipendium
http://www.kreisky-forum.org/Europastipendium.pdf

Bundesfoederungsgesetz (Bafoeg)
http://www.das-neue-bafoeg.de/de/432.php

Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen
http://www.stiftungen.org/en/association-of-german-foundations.html

Bureau for academic recognition and international exchange
www.buwiwm.edu.pl

Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft e.V. CDG
www.cdg.de

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard-Stiftung
http://www.cnv-stiftung.de/en/goals.html

Colfuturo
http://www.colfuturo.org

Compagnia di San Paolo
http://www.compagniadisanpaolo.it/eng/How-we-work/The-Sectors/Research-and-Higher-Education

Copernicus-Stipendien-Programm
http://www.copernicus-stipendium.de/copernicus/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=27&Itemid=111

Canuswerke

http://www.cusanuswerk.de/en/foerderung/digest/

DAAD

https://www.daad.de/ausland/studieren/stipendium/de/70-stipendien-finden-und-bewerben/

DAAD grant

http://www.daad.de/ausland/foerderungsmoeglichkeiten/stipendiendatenbank

DAAD-scholarship database
http://www.daad.de/deutschland/foerderung/stipendiendatenbank/
00462.en.html

The Danish State Educational Support (SU)

http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/default.aspx
http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/foreign.aspx

Danish Government Scholarships
http://fivu.dk/en/education-and-institutions/programmes-supporting-cooperation-and-mobility/the-cultural-agreements-programme

Demokratische Studienförderung
http://www.stipendium.de

The Denmark-America Foundation & the Fulbright Commission

http://www.wemakeithappen.dk/

DIKTI scholarships for Indonesian Lecturers
http://www.ait.ac.th/admissions/Current_Scholarships/dikti-scholarships-for-indonesian-lecturers-1

Dr. Arthur Pfungst-Stiftung
http://www.pfungst-stiftung.de/

Dr. Jost-Henkel-Stiftung

http://www.henkel.de/stipendium-35559.htm

e-fellows
http://www.e-fellows.net/UeBER-UNS/About-us

Elfi(database)

http://www.elfi.info/index.php

Elisabeth Krauß’sche Stipendienstiftung
http://www.stiftungsdatenbank.de/register-kirchliche-stiftungen/stiftung.php?id=66&kaufsichtid=3&details=yes

Erasmus Praktikum
http://www.zv.uni-leipzig.de/en/study/study-abroad/internships-abroad/erasmus-placements.html

Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk
http://www.eles-studienwerk.de/index.php?id=7&L=1

Euraxess – Researchers in Motion

http://www.euraxess.pl

Europe & South Africa Partnership for Human Development (EUROSA)
http://www.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=.EMUA&n=90359

Evangelisches Studienwerk e. V.
http://www.evstudienwerk.de/stipendien.html

Ford Foundation
http://www.fordfound.org/

Foundation for Polish Science
http://www.fnp.org.pl/index.php?lng=en

Scholarships of the Embassy of France
www.france.org.pl

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
www.fes.de

Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung
http://www.fnst-freiheit.org/

Friedrich Weller-Stipendium
http://www.saw-leipzig.de/ausschreibungen/preise/friedrich-weller-stipendium-und-foerderstipendium#section-0

The Polish-US Fulbright Commission

www.fulbright.edu.pl

Gemeinschaft für studentischen Austausch in Mittel- u. Osteuropa (GFPS) e. V.
http://www.gfps.org/stipendien/deutschland-studium/

George Soros Foundation/ Open Society Foundations
http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants

The German-American Fulbright Commission

http://www.fulbright.de/tousa/stipendien/

German Marshall Fund of the United States
http://www.gmfus.org/grants-fellowships/

GFPS Polska

www.gfps.pl 

Go East Grants

https://goeast.daad.de/de/

Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung

http://www.hss.de/stipendium.html

Hans Böckler Stiftung
http://www.boeckler.de/index.htm

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung
http://www.boell.de/stipendien/stipendien.html

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
http://www.iefa.org/

International Scholarships

http://www.internationalscholarships.com/

Japan/World Bank Scholarship
http://cambodiajobs.blogspot.com/2007/06/japanworld-bank-scholarship.html

JASSO
http://www.jasso.go.jp/study_j/scholarships_e.html

Jost Henkel-Stiftung
http://www.henkel.de/karriere/stipendium-35559.htm

Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer-Dienst
kaad.de/stipendien/stipendienprogramm-1/

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
www.kas.de

Kölner Gymnasial- und Stitungsfonds
http://www.stiftungsfonds.org/

The Kościuszko Foundation
www.kosciuszkofoundation.org

La Caixa Foundation
http://obrasocial.lacaixa.es/laCaixaFoundation/youngpeople_en.html

LSE
http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/studentServicesCentre/financialSupportOffice/
(only for students who receive an admission to study at the London School of Economics)

LSE Graduate Support Scheme
http://www2.lse.ac.uk/intranet/students/moneyMatters/financialSupport/ScholarshipsLSE/MScApp/GSS/GSS.aspx

LSE Grant making bodies A-Z
http://www2.lse.ac.uk/intranet/students/moneyMatters/financialSupport/grantMakingBodies.aspx

Leonardo da Vinci Stipendium
http://www.na-bibb.de/service/der_schnelle_weg_ins_programm/der_schnelle_weg_ins_programm_textversion/passende_aktion.html

Mawista

http://www.mawista.com/stipendium/

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Poland
http://www.msz.gov.pl/en

Mellon Foundation
http://www.mellon.org/

NATO – Scientific and Environmental Affairs Division
www.nato.int/science

Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)
http://www.studyinholland.nl/scholarships/scholarships-administered-by-nuffic/netherlands-fellowship-programmes

Netherlands organisation for international cooperation
http://www.nuffic.nl/en/scholarships

Oesterreichischer Austauschdienst
http://www.grants.at/

Oticon Foundation
http://www.oticon.com/about/job-and-career/students/oticon-foundation-scholarship.aspx

Otto Benecke Stiftung e.V.

http://www.obs-hsp.de

Peter Fuld Stiftung

http://www.peterfuldstiftung.de/stipendien

The Polish-American Freedom Foundation
www.pafw.pl

Polska Academia Nauk
http://www.pan.pl/

PROMOS

http://www.zv.uni-leipzig.de/studium/auslandsaufenthalt/studium-im-ausland/finanzierung/promos-stipendium.html

Reemtsma Begabtenförderungswerk
http://www.begabtenfoerderungswerk.de/

Researcher’s Mobility Portal Poland
http://www.eracareers-poland.gov.pl/

Robert Bosch Stiftung
http://www.bosch-stiftung.de/content/language2/html/index.asp

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
http://www.rosalux.de/studienwerk/stipendienprogramm.html

Rotary International District 5960
http://www.rotary5960.org/showDoc.cfm?pMenuTop=5&pObject=434

Scholarship-Database
http://www.mystipendium.de/

Scholarship of the Polish Government
http://www.ehow.com/list_6785621_polish-government-scholarships.html
http://www.nauka.gov.pl/home/

Scholarship Information Search
http://www.free-4u.com/kosciuszko_foundation_scholarships_and_grants.htm

Scholarshipportal
http://www.scholarshipportal.eu/

Scholarship providers
www.stipendien-tipps.de/anbieter.html

Scholarships Times
http://www.scholarshipstimes.com/

Stefan Batory Foundation
http://www.batory.org.pl/en

Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft
http://www.sdw.org/studienfoerderwerk-klaus-murmann

Stiftung zur Förderung des Bildungssystems
www.socrates.org.pl

Stipendienlotse
www.stipendienlotse.de

Stipendiumplus

http://stipendiumplus.de/startseite.html

Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
www.studienstiftung.de
www.studienstiftung.de/osteuropa.html?view[detail]=1&cHash=9d615f41337e82ba53c53b2ec6fbf4d4

SU Scholarships
http://www.syr.edu/financialaid/scholarships/su_scholarships.html

Swedish Institute (VISBY)
www.si.se

TOEFL Scholarship program
http://www.ets.org/toefl/scholarships/overview

International Visegrad Fund
www.visegradfund.org

WEBB scholarship
http://www.unibo.it/WEBB/Our-scholarships/default.htm

Thank you for reading.

Kehinde Fawumi.

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