Latest Scholarships in Europe For African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 12-Oct-2020


Many of the world’s best universities are located in Europe. Cross-border cooperations within Europe have shaped a strong international academic community that conducts cutting-edge research. These are a few of the most recent scholarships in Europe;

1.  Ireland Government Scholarship 2021 For Masters & Ph.D. | Funded

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship is funded by the Ireland Government. The Scholarship is open to International Student who want to pursue a full-time Master’s degree, Doctoral Degree, Post Doctoral, or (MS leading to Ph.D.) from the Irish Higher Educational Universities in any academic discipline. The aim of the Scholarship Programme is to provide outstanding students with the opportunity to learn from top Universities in their chosen area of interest.

Deadline: 29th October 2020

Eligibility: European Union & All Other Nationalities

Value; A Stipend of €16,000 Per annum and Eligible direct research expenses of €2,250 per annum.

Type: Master, Doctorate (MS Leading to Ph.D.) 

2.   CICOPS Scholarships For Developing Countries 2020

The University of Pavia and the Institute for University Studies (EDiSU) offers about five scholarships yearly for a four to ten-week stay in Pavia.  The scholarships are dedicated to professors and researchers from developing countries who wish to carry out research with a professor at the University of Pavia.

Application Deadline: 15th November 2020

Eligibility: students from developing countries

Value of Scholarship: Scholarship includes travel (economy class), board and lodging expenses, and pocket money of 150.00 Euro (gross) per week.

Type: Research scholarship

3.  French Government Eiffel Excellence Scholarships For Developing Countries

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme was established by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enroll in their master’s and Ph.D. courses. Applicants must not be older than 30 on the date of the selection committee meeting. Applicants must ensure that their level of French is sufficient to enable them to integrate satisfactorily into the anticipated course.

Application Deadline: 8th January 2021

Eligible Countries: Emerging Economies

Value: A monthly allowance of €1,181 (a maintenance allowance of €1,031 and a monthly stipend of €150)

Type: Masters, PhD

4.  British Chevening Scholarship the United Kingdom

The British Chevening Scholarship 2021 is a Prestigious Scholarship for international students to study in the UK and is funded by the UK Government. Chevening English Language Requirement has been removed for 2021 applicants. Now you Do not need any English Language Test due to COVID-19. You don’t need any professional work experience.

Application Deadline: 3rd November 2020

Eligibility: Open to All

Value: Airfare Tickets, Meals, Stipend, Accommodation, Full Tuition, Visa

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