Latest Scholarship Opportunity in USA for African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 20-Oct-2020


The United States is the number one and largest destination for international students seeking higher education overseas. The education system in the USA is the most versatile and flexible higher education system for international students in the world. University education in the United States is expensive but you can still study at a minimal cost, this is possible if you get a full or partially funded university scholarship or by attending a tuition-free university in the USA. Here are some of the latest scholarships in the USA;

1. The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Scholarship Program

The U.S. Department of State established the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program in October 2002 in recognition of the importance of youth exchange as a key component to build bridges between citizens of the U.S. and countries around the world.

Application Deadline: Not stated

Eligibility: African Nationalities

Value: Fully funded

Type: undergraduate

2.  Yale Young Global Scholars for Secondary School Students

Yale Young Global Scholars is an unparalleled academic and leadership program at Yale University, founded on the tenets of liberal arts, renowned for its diverse and inclusive community, and committed to increasing education access.

Application Deadline: 10 November 2020

Eligibility: All nationalities

Value: Fully funded

Type: Undergraduate 

3. University of Arizona Global Wildcat Awards 2021/2022 for Undergraduate Students

In recognition of students who exhibit outstanding academic performance, the University of Arizona offers the Global Wildcat Award for incoming freshmen and transfer students. Please review the link abovefor more information regarding the merit-based scholarships for admitted and conditionally admitted students who are planning to enroll at the University of Arizona for the spring or fall semesters.

Application Deadline: 1 November 2020

Eligibility: All nationalities

Value: Varies

Type: Undergraduates

4. Georgetown University Global Human Development Program

The Global Human Development Program is a two-year, full-time master’s degree that encompasses an innovative skills-based curriculum with built-in opportunities for experiential learning. The curriculum covers core courses including the economics of development, international political economy, program design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, quantitative and qualitative methodologies, finance and budgeting, and management.

Application Deadline: 15 January 2021

Eligibility: African Students

Value: Full Tuition

Type: Masters

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