Grants & Scholarships


Applications are open to interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2018/2019 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award for:

Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and

Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.



Applications are open to qualified Nigerian University graduates to participate in the 2018/2019 Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) selection exercise. The awards are tenable in the United Kingdom in any of two categories:

 One year taught Masters course; or

 Doctoral degrees of up to three years duration.

 Tuition Free Universities in Norway

Norwegian state universities and university colleges as a rule do not charge tuition fees to all students including international students. This applies to all levels, including undergraduate studies, Masters programmes and Ph.D. programmes. However, students will have to pay a semester fee of NOK 300-600 each semester.


Tuition Free Universities in Austria

If you are an non-EU/EEA student, federal/public universities in Austria only charge about 363.36-726.72 Euros per semester for tuition fees plus 19.20 Euros for student union membership fee “ÖH-Beitrag” and the student accident insurance fee.  If you are a participant in exchange programmes and university partnerships or a citizen of a least developed country, you may be exempted to pay tuition fees at public universities in Austria.


Tuition Free Universities in Germany

As of October 2014, all Universities in Germany will not charge any tuition fees for bachelor’s and consecutive master’s degree programs  for all students including international students.  In some Federal States, Universities will charge a semester contribution (about 50 euros) and/or administration fees (about 50 euros). This tuition fee structure can change in the future, you should check this page for updated information on tuition fees in different federal states in Germany.  For example, the federal state of Baden-Württemberg will begin charging tuition fees (for Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diploma and state examination degree programmes) of €1,500 per semester for non-EU citizens from the winter semester 2017/18


Tuition Free Universities and Scholarships in Finland

Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students has been introduced from autumn 2017 onwards for English-taught Bachelor’s or Master’s programmes. Only Doctoral level studies will remain free of tuition fees,  regardless of your nationality.

Finnish universities and UAS’s offer scholarship options for gifted non-EU/EEA students admitted to their fee-charging Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. EDUFI Fellowships are available to cover living expenses for Doctoral studies for up to one  academic year.


Tuition Scholarships in Swedish Universities

Application and tuition fees apply for those who are not citizens of an EU/EEA/Nordic country or Switzerland studying at the bachelor’s or master’s level. The Swedish Institute and a significant number of Universities offer full and partial scholarships in the form of tuition waivers for international students.

PhD positions in Sweden are usually offered as paid positions by universities or external funding bodies. This means that if you are offered a position as a PhD candidate, you will not pay fees and will receive a monthly salary.



Africa’s largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is now accepting applications for business ideas that can transform Africa.


Transform Together Scholarships for International and European Union (non-UK) Students

Transform Together scholarships are open to international students and European Union (non-UK) students applying to a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at Sheffield Hallam University in the 2018/19 academic year.


Holland Scholarship for Non-EEA International Students

The Holland Scholarship, financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s at one of the Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences  in Holland.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Fellowships in Africa, 2018

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is calling applications from African students to apply for it’s a three-year research grant funded by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Up to 20 are available Fellowships to promote research on “youth… Continue Reading →

Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme for Africans at Kenyan Universities, 2018

The Mawazo Institute is currently accepting applications for PhD Scholars programme. This is a one-year, non-residential fellowship aimed at women pursuing PhD studies focused on climate change and energy at Kenyan universities. The goal of this programme is to build… Continue Reading →

Clark Graduate Bursary Fund for International Students at University of Glasgow in UK, 2018

The University of Glasgow now wishes to invite applicants for its Clark (Mile-End) Graduate Bursary Fund to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and postgraduate research programmes.  The aim of the bursary is to support graduates of the University of Glasgow or… Continue Reading →

Erasmus University Rotterdam International Institute of Social Studies PhD fellowships 2018 in Development Studies, Netherlands ( €1,750/Month)

Application Deadline: 15 March 2018. , The International Institute of Social Studies is recruiting outstanding students for 5 PhD fellowships in Development Studies within the ISS research programme Global Development and Social Justice. Thematic areas In the 2018 round, holders of a Master’s degree can apply… Continue Reading →

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2018 for young Nigerian Teacher Training Students (Fully Funded to Japan)

Application Deadline: January 31st, 2018 The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT)offers scholarships to international teachers who wish to conduct research on school education at designated Japanese universities as Teacher Training Students as follows. The Embassy of Japan… Continue Reading →

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 for Students and Recent Grads ($300,000 in Prizes)

Application Deadline:January 12th 2018 The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 is a worldwide search for early stage technology-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment. This challenge is open to individuals and teams… Continue Reading →

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2018 at Michigan State University, USA (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 Mastercard Foundation has partnered with Michigan State University to provide full tuition scholarships to Master’s degree students from sub-Saharan Africa.Eligible students have demonstrated academic talent, are economically disadvantaged, and have a personal commitment to serve their countries… Continue Reading →

Australia Awards Masters Scholarships 2018 for Study in Australia (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: December 15th 2017 Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia… Continue Reading →

African Business Education Initiative for Youth (ABE Initiative) 2018 Master’s Degree & Internship Program for Africans (Fully Funded to Japan).

Application Deadline: October 2017 Master’s Degree and Internship Program of the African Business Education Initiative for Youth (ABE Initiative) Batch Five. At the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), held in Yokohama in 2013, Japan’s Government stated its policy of promoting… Continue Reading →

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