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University of Pretoria MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) 2018 for study in South Africa

Application Deadline: August 30th 2017

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) targets academically qualified, yet economically disadvantaged young people in South Africa, SADC and the rest of Africa, who will contribute to the transformation of the continent. Community service is a necessary component of the Program with all students giving back to disadvantaged communities.

The identified scholars need to demonstrate a commitment to making a difference in their communities, having faced significant barriers to accessing and completing quality tertiary education. The Program provides a comprehensive scholarship, mentoring and counseling, academic support and access to work readiness skills.

DAAD Postgraduate (Master’s/PhD) Scholarships 2018/2019 for Study in Germany

Application Deadline: Varying by Institution

Postgraduate courses for young professionals from developing countries
Internationally recognised Master’s and PhD degree
Duration: 12-24 months for Master (depending on the particular institution) and 36 months for PhD
Includes German Universities and “Fachhochschulen” (Universities of Applied Sciences)
Support of selected programmes with a variety of scholarships (including German language courses)

Austrian Government Scholarships 2017/2018 for Undergraduates, Graduates & Postgraduates

Applications are accepted for the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for grants and research promotion for Undergraduate, Masters & PhD students. Scholarships are also awarded for research periods at scientific research institutions in Austria (e.g. universities, Austrian Academy of Sciences, National Library, National Archive).
Country of origin: all (except Austria)

Target country: Austria
Area of study or research:
Natural Sciences
Technical Sciences
Human Medicine, Health Sciences
Agricultural Sciences
Social Sciences
Type of grant: grants, research promotion
Detailed type of grant: semester and/or one-year grants, research grants
Funding: national

Hochschule Hof Scholarships 2017 for international students to study in Germany.

Under the condition of reception of financial means from the Bavarian Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts (Bayerische Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst) and the DAAD (Stibet III), Hochschule Hof gives semester or yearly scholarships to qualified foreign students in need for the summer semester 2017 and/ or winter semester 2017/18.


The scholarship depends on the financial means provided available for the respective semester. It lies between 100,00 € – 659,00 € per month.
The scholarships shall provide financial support for foreign students to cover extra costs for living and study materials during their studies at Hochschule Hof.

UNICAF 2017/2018 Scholarships to study Online at University of South Wales

UNICAF has partnered with the University of South Wales to offer a variety of courses.

The UNICAF Scholarship Programme was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes).

The University of South Wales is one of the largest in the UK, offering more opportunities and better prospects for students.

Dr Sylvia Meek Faculty of Tropical Medicine Scholarship for Entomology in Nigeria & South Africa

Application Deadline:

Nigeria: Sunday 27th August 2017.
South Africa: 17:00 (Johannesburg time; GMT+2) Friday 29 September 2017.

Malaria Consortium is proud to announce its partnership with University of Nigeria, Nsukka, to continue Dr Sylvia Meek’s legacy through the Dr Sylvia Meek Scholarship for Entomology.

The Scholarship for Entomology has been set up in the memory of Dr Sylvia Meek, Malaria Consortium’s Global Technical Director whose untimely passing away in 2016 has left a big void in the fight against infectious diseases, and malaria in particular.

Andrew K. Burroughs Short-Term Training Fellowship 2017/18

Would you like to be the next EASL fellowship awardee? Send your application and tell the European Association for the Study of the Liver about your research project! European Association for the Study of the Liver offers two periods of Short-term Fellowship applications each year: January 15 – March 15 & July 15 – September 15.

The Short-Term Fellowship programme is directed at postgraduate investigators (both basic and clinical investigators) who intend to spend a limited amount of time (usually 3-6 months) at a foreign institution to accomplish a very focused research project, to learn an experimental procedure or methodology, or to get in-depth knowledge about a sophisticated, clinical diagnostic procedure not available at the Home Institution. The Fellowship lasts up to a maximum of 6 months, at the discretion of the reviewing committee, and is non-renewable.

African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age

Applications are open for 2017 African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age taking place 15-16 November in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco. The program aims to develop the leadership and digital skills of the youth and equip them with the necessary knowledge, tools and know-how to design marketable products and services and, therefore, create sustainable enterprises and generate employment.

The African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age is structured to include the following: Exhibition and Knowledge Fair, CESA-ICT in Education Cluster Meeting, Ministerial Forum and Side Events. Interested participants are invites to submit proposals for presentation at the Forum, which will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes.