Full Scholarships and Fellowships In Africa 2020-2021 for African Students

Are there scholarships in Africa? You could be forced to ask this question if you observe that most African students are always on the lookout for scholarship programs to study in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Denmark, the Netherlands and a host of other European nations.

Well, it isn’t that there are no scholarships in Africa to help students further their education at no cost. What African students need is adequate information on how to apply for decent scholarships to study in some of the highly reputed universities and get a top-notch education without leaving the continent.

If you find yourself among students of the category, it’s time to count yourself lucky. This article is here to guide and show you how you can secure a scholarship award within Africa and study for free for diverse levels of education. These programs provide fully-funded, partially-funded and shared scholarships for students within the boundaries of the continent.

Are you ready to take the next step in your academic career? Do you wish to take advantage of this massive opportunity? If you answered yes to both questions, we are glad to offer you a helping hand. Below are some of the best scholarship programs present on the African soil at the moment:

Postdoctoral Fellowship In High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Astrophysics 2020

Applications are invited from African students for the High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Astrophysics Theory Fellowship backed by the HECAT group in Cape Town University’s department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. The scholarship is awarded by the University of Cape Town’s vice-chancellor and its target is on theoretical aspects of gravity research, especially making use of waves to constraint theories of gravity.


  • *The fellowship is valued at RS 230,000
  • *Tax-free fellowship
  • *There is funding for pieces of equipment and traveling


  • *Applicants must be working in one of the following areas: High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Theoretical Astrophysics
  • *Candidates need to have a track record of accomplishment and independence in their research
  • *Priority will be granted to candidates whose research activities overlap with members of the HEPCAT group: Shajid Haque, Jonathan Shock, Julien Larena, Amanda Weltman and Jeff Murugan.
  • *Additional opportunities are available to perform joint work within other areas of research, including amplitude in astrophysics, theoretical cosmology, and machine learning.
  • *Candidates must be a citizen of an African country, residing in Africa
  • *Candidates must exhibit strong academic record and penchant for high-achievement
  • *Applicants need to demonstrate a financial need
  • *Applicants will be required show an active record of youth leadership within his/her community
  • *Candidates whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at a higher level by the University.

How To Apply for Postdoctoral Fellowship In High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Astrophysics

*Applicants are required to send a CV, a research proposal of about two to three pages, and make arrangements for three letters of recommendation, which should be forwarded to [email protected]

*There will be a consideration from that day until the position is occupied. The position is available instantly.

*All queries can be forwarded to [email protected]

*Complete applications of the eligible candidates will be considered by members of the HEPCAT group.

Deadline: Application closes on March 16, 2020.

For more information and application procedure, visit http://hepcat.group/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Postdoc-2020-VC-Fellowship-ad-1.pdf


JIM OVIA Foundation Leaders Scholarships 2020 for African Undergraduates

The JIM OVIA Foundation Leaders Scholarships for African Undergraduates 2020 is co-sponsored by Nigerian businessman, Jim Ovia (The Jim Ovia Foundation) and Africa America Institute (AAI) to create a better and brighter future for intelligent and less privileged African students.

Approved candidates will undergo lectures at Covenant University, Nigeria and Asheshi University in Ghana. It is a full-funded scholarship that will allow students to acquire the necessary skills to make their lives better and drive them to a great future.

JIM OVIA Scholarship Benefits 

The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholars will enjoy the following privileges:

  • *Comprehensive scholarship
  • *Career support and opportunities
  • *Incorporation into the AAI Global Alumni Network.


*This Scholarship program is meant for students who are pursuing Undergraduate Studies in any of the STEM courses which include science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or other related courses.

*Only African students can apply for the offer

*Only 35 applicants will be selected for the scholarship and 25% of them will be Nigerians.

Furthermore, candidates must also satisfy the following conditions

  • *Candidates must be citizens of an African country, residing in Africa
  • *Applicants must have strong academic background and penchant for high-achievement
  • *Applicants must demonstrate the need for financial support
  • *Applicants are required to produce an active record of youth leadership within his/her society
  • *Candidates whose first language is not English will be expected to provide evidence of proficiency in English at a higher level.

How To Apply for JIM OVIA Scholarship 2020 for African Undergraduates

For more information and application procedure, visit https://www.aaionline.org/what-we-do/jim-ovia-foundation-leadership-scholarship/

Application Deadline: The application deadline for this scholarship is put on July 12, 2020.


Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships 2020-2021 for Developing Countries

Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship 2020: The Aga Khan Foundation is inviting African students to apply for its scholarship program for developing countries this year. The Foundation supports less privileged students from developing nations who are intelligent but have no means to fund their education by providing scholarships to them to complete their postgraduate studies.

Eligible Countries for Aga Khan Scholarship 2020

  • *Egypt
  • *Kenya
  • *Tanzania
  • *Uganda
  • *Madagascar
  • *Mozambique

Eligibility for Aga Khan Scholarship 2020

Applicants who want to obtain the Aga Khan scholarship must have:

  • *Excellent academic records,
  • *Genuine financial need,
  • *Admission to a reputable institution of higher learning and
  • *Thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans.
  • *Applicants will be evaluated on their extra-curricular interests and achievements
  • *Candidates must possess the potential to achieve their ambitions and likelihood to succeed in a foreign academic environment
  • *Applicants are also required to have some years of work experience in their chosen field of interest.
  • *Candidates below the age of 30 will be given more priority

How To Apply for Aga Khan Scholarship 2020-2021

Applicants are required to obtain application forms for the scholarship program from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services/Boards in their respective countries of current residence.

After filling the form adequately and comprehensively, candidates should return them to the agency from which they were obtained, or to the address provided at the front of the form.

Application Deadline: The deadline for this scholarship program is put on March 31, 2020.


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