List of Scholarships for African Students that will close in July 2022

From students to young entrepreneurs, various scholarships and awards exist for African scholars every year. Typically, AfterschoolAfrica compiles a list of these awards and their (annual) deadlines to enable readers browse through available scholarships and encourage early application entries.

Below is a list of scholarships with application deadlines in the month of July 2022.

See also: List of scholarships with application deadlines in the month of August 2022.

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT Scholarships 2023 for African Students (Undergraduate, Masters, Doctoral, College of Technology Specialized Training Programme)

MEXT scholarship is one of the few opportunities covering full expense hence very competitive in nature. Being eligible and having a high academic performance (GPA 2.3 or above out of 3.0) is vital. 

NRF-MINDS Doctoral Scholarship 2023 for African Students

The programme will identify academically gifted African scholars from resource-challenged backgrounds to pursue postgraduate study in some of the best universities across the continent.

Application Deadlines: 8th July

Canada: IFCN Education Scholarships 2022 for Young Clinical Neurophysiologists in Africa & Developing Countries

The maximum award for each fellowship will be $25,000 for one-year fellowships, with proportionately less for shorter fellowships.

Application Deadline: 15th July

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Study in UAE: Canadian University Dubai Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

Canadian University Dubai Scholarships are awarded to international Undergraduate students based on the student’s academic performance.

Application Deadlines: 7th July

DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters in Public Policy and Good Governance Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) intends to contribute to the support of good governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.

Application Deadline: 31st July

Robert and Christine Danizger Scholarships 2022 for PhD students from West and Central Africa – Heidelberg University, Germany

The Robert and Christine Danizger Scholarship is awarded to very good up-and-coming doctoral students from Africa who are planning a doctorate at Heidelberg University in the fields of Geoinformatics (or Political Science) and who need help with funding their doctorate.

Application Deadline: 15th July

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering – Call for Nominations

The search is on to find bold, groundbreaking innovations that are of global benefit to humanity. Nominate for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.

Application Deadline: 15th July

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is open for ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all engineering fields to demonstrate innovative and engineering entrepreneurship skills

Application Deadline: 19 July

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women in Least Developed Countries

Early-career female researchers from 21 least developed member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are eligible for an ambitious new postdoctoral programme offered by IsDB and TWAS.

Application Deadline: 19th July 

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (FWIS) Egypt National program 2022 for young Egyptian women researchers

The Program honors three talented young Egyptian women researchers for the quality of their research works and encourages them to pursue a brilliant career in science.

Application Deadline: 30th July

TWAS/German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Seed Grant for New African Principal Investigators (SG-NAPI)

With the support of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), TWAS launches a new programme to strengthen the capacity of African countries lagging in science and technology. 

Application Deadline: 27th July 

Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship for Undergraduate African Students to Study at Ashesi University

The Jim Ovia Foundation in collaboration with the Africa-America Institute is offering the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship for Young African leaders to study at Ashesi University.

Application Deadline: 27th July 

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Apply: University of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa

This prestigous degree is presented by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with 12 leading African universities.

Application Deadline: 31st July 

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