Scholarships for students from Africa to study at US or European universities
There are a range of scholarships and study bursaries available to students from Africa who want to study in the US, the UK or Europe.
What is covered in the scholarship
Most universities and higher education providers offer scholarships which cover either part or all the tuition fee. Governments also offer a variety of grants to study locally or abroad at top universities that are accredited by reputable accreditation bodies. Several interest groups, charities and trusts also offer a range of scholarships, that cover tuition fees and sometimes living expenses.
Who can apply for the bursaries and scholarships
Financial aid is often only available to students studying at a particular university or who are from a particular country in Africa. Many international students from African countries study abroad. There are also selected scholarships for women, as well for engineers. Several scholarships are merit based or only available to a particular target group.