Latest Scholarships In Asia For African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 27-Aug-2020


The more the culture of the destination country differs from your own, the more you will be able to learn, grow, and demonstrate your capacity to adapt and be flexible. This is why studying in Asia is often the best choice for your career; Knowledge of Asia combined with other disciplines enhances employment prospects and possibilities of working internationally. Below are the latest scholarship opportunities in Asia for African students.

1. Commonwealth Scholarship at the National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is making available the Commonwealth Scholarship for outstanding graduate students from Commonwealth countries for research leading to a higher degree (Masters or Ph.D.) at the University. This Scholarship is for new, incoming students who are not Singapore citizens or permanent residents. A number of students are selected each semester by the University for the Award.

Application deadline: 1 November 20

Eligibility: Citizens of Commonwealth countries

Value: The scholarship covers full tuition fees, a monthly stipend of S$2000 for Ph.D. candidates and S$1500 for Masters Candidates

Type: Masters/Ph.D. Degree

2.  KAIST International Students Scholarships

The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is a national research university located in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea. KAIST is the nation’s first research-oriented science and engineering institution.  The scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship with full tuition fees waiver, living expenses, and national health insurance.

Application deadline: 28 May 2021

Eligibility: Open to all nationalities

Value: Full tuition fee exemption for 8 semesters, Living expenses of 350,000 KRW per month, and National Health insurance.

Type:  Undergraduates

3.   Korea University Scholarship Spring 2021

The Korea University Scholarships for international students Spring 2021 is to pursue a 4 Year Undergraduate Degree Programs. Korea University is a Private University in Seoul and & offering Scholarships in all the academic fields.

Application deadline: 7th October 2020

Eligibility:  International students

Value: 100% of Entrance Fee, Tuition fee, and Dormitory Fee.

Type:  Undergraduates

4.  Tokyo Institute of Technology Scholarship in Japan 2021 

Tokyo Institute is the National University in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo Tech is offering a Fully Funded Scholarship in Japan for International Students to obtain a Master’s or Doctoral Degree.

Application deadline: 21st October 2020

Eligibility: All Nationalities

Value: 147,000 Yen/Month (for a student of a Master’s Program) 148,000 Yen/Month (for a student of a Doctoral Program), Tuition Fee, and Traveling Cost.

Type: master and bachelors degree

5.  Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarships for International Students

The Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship (NPGS) is a competitive and prestigious scholarship scheme designed to encourage outstanding graduates or final-year students to take their first step towards a leading research career by studying for a doctoral degree program (Ph.D.) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), one of Asia’s leading research universities.

Application deadline: 30 November 2020

Eligibility: International student

Value: Full tuition fees, Monthly stipend of $3,000, Conference allowance up to S$4,000 per financial year, One-time IT allowance of $1500 and An annual grant of $500 for journal subscription or book purchase

Type: PhD

6. Yenching Academic Scholarship in China

Yenching academy scholarships in china 2021 welcome outstanding students and talented students for a master’s scholarship at Yenching. Students are immersed in an intensive learning environment where they can explore China and its role in the world’s past, present, and future. The Academy’s goal is to shape new generations of global citizens with a nuanced understanding.

Application deadline: December 4, 2020

Eligibility: International students

Value: Tuition fees, Accommodation, Monthly stipend, One round-trip travel fare, and Field study costs.

Type: Masters

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