Full Scholarships in USA for African Students 2022/2023

 Full Scholarships in USA for African Students 2022/23

Full Scholarships in USA for African Students; Apply for US Scholarships for international students from African and developing countries in American Universities. Study Bachelors, Masters, PhD Degree in USA - Fully Funded 2022/2023

Do you want to study abroad in USA on Scholarship? A number of American universities and organisations offer undergraduate, Masters or PhD scholarships in USA for African students and developing countries Students. Some of these scholarships in USA are offered specifically for international students from Africa.

Below are links to full scholarships for international students in USA, for African students


MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

The vision of the MasterCard Foundation Scholars program is to educate and develop bright yet economically marginalized young people in Africa and developing countries who have a demonstrated “give-back” ethos and who will contribute to the transformation of the continent.

It will transition promising young people from beneficiaries to benefactors, preparing them with the values, knowledge, skills, and leadership to fuel economic and social progress across Africa.

The Scholarship Program is anticipated to benefit 15,000 young people within 8 to 10 years. The following US universities are partnering with MasterCard Foundation to offer scholarships for students from Africa and developing countries. Learn more about MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.


MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Wellesley College

As part of the Scholars Program, Wellesley will provide nine (9) African women with comprehensive support that includes scholarships, mentoring, counseling, and internship opportunities for undergraduate studies. Scholars at Wellesley will build experiences, values, and competencies that are critical to success in the global economy, and that enable them to give back to their communities and home countries. The students will arrive in groups of three students each year.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree

Previous Application Deadline: September to around January/February


MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Stanford University

The MasterCard Foundation education initiative at Stanford University USA will provide comprehensive support to 20 talented but economically disadvantaged students from Africa over the next eight years to gain scholarships in USA. The Scholars Program will support five (5) undergraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa each year.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree

Previous Application Deadline: September to around January/February


MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Arizona State University (ASU)

Arizona State University welcomed 10 undergraduate students from seven African nations in 2012, as the first class of MasterCard Foundation Scholars to begin studies at ASU. As part of this program, ASU will receive $27.5 million over the next seven years to provide academically talented, yet financially disadvantaged students from Africa, who are committed to giving back to their communities and countries, with access to high-quality education. The program will ultimately support 120 scholars at ASU.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree

Previous Application Deadline: admission application: 01 January; scholarship deadline: February 01


MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University (MSU)

The MasterCard Foundation has partnered with Michigan State University to provide full tuition scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The university will receive $45 million in funding from the foundation to support 185 scholars throughout the nine-year program, which includes 100 four-year undergraduates and 85 master’s degree students.

Level of Study: Undergraduate and Master’s degree

Previous Application Deadline: 15 February


Government Scholarships in USA

Foreign Fulbright Student Program

The Fulbright Program are scholarships for international students who wants to pursue a Master’s or PhD degree. The scholarships can also be awarded for non-degree postgraduate studies.  The grant covers tuition fee, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.

Level of Study: Master’s and PhD degree in fields including interdisciplinary ones except medical degree program or clinical medical research.

Previous Application Deadline: varies by country. For instance in general, the Nigerian Fulbright Scholar application process opens in February of every year, with applications due in May


Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program Japan

The World Bank and the Government of Japan, through the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, offer scholarships for Masters Degree to postgraduate students from developing countries. Eligible applicants should propose a program of study related to development at the master’s level, in fields such as economics, health, education, agriculture, environment, natural resource management, or other development‑related subject.

Level of Study: Master’s degree

Previous Application Deadline: March 31


Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships for International Students -USA

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a non-degree program for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and the Fellows’ home countries.

Level of Study: Fellowship for professionals

Previous Application Deadline: Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by October 1. The deadlines for applicants vary by country.

Scholarship page for African countries and Non-African countries


Organization Scholarships and Fellowships in USA

Zawadi Africa Education Fund Undergraduate Scholarship for Women- in Partnership with Google

The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide undergraduate scholarships to academically gifted girls/ women from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the USA, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and/or ICT

Application Deadline: Varies


MMMF Scholarship for Women from Developing Countries in US & Canada

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries. The MMMF awards grants are approximately $12,000 each.

Eligible applicants are women from developing countries currently enrolled at accredited universities in the US or Canada.

Level of Study: Master’s degree

Application starts from October 15th until January 9th


AAUW International Fellowship for Women

American Association of University Women – AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, (previous year) and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application.

The scholarship is worth $18,000 for Masters, 20,000 for PhD and $30,000 for Postdoctoral students.

Level of study: Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral degree

Previous Application deadline: from 1 August to December 1


Harambe Fletcher Scholarships for African Students USA

The Harambe Fletcher Scholarship is a full-tuition award for young African entrepreneurial leaders wishing to pursue a master program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, starting in September.

Eligible Field of Study

Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD)

A two-year, highly flexible, interdisciplinary, professional degree in international affairs

Master of International Business (MIB)

A two-year hybrid international business/international affairs degree program

Application Deadline

Candidates must complete online HEA Application by December 30

Candidates must complete online Fletcher School Application by January 10


7UP Harvard Business School Scholarship for Nigerian Students

The Seven UP Harvard Business School Scholarship was created by Seven Up Bottling Company Plc of Nigeria to commemorate its 50th anniversary and aligns with the Company’s overall vision of creating a greener future for promising Nigerians. Application opens for students admitted to the Harvard Business School MBA Class of following year.

Level of study: MBA

Previous Application Deadline: September and April for the 1st to 3rd round


International Student Mandela Fellowship Program at Michigan State University for South African Students

MSU desires to encourage the strengthening of colleges and universities in South Africa by providing tuition assistance during the first year of graduate study, many of whom will assume professional and government positions upon their return. The intention is to allow departments to offer scholarships in USA, provisionally bringing students on campus and allowing time for other sources of financial support to be secured for the remainder of the program of study.

Level of study: Graduate degree.

Previous Application deadline: April 15


Global Scholars Program at Clark University Scholarships

Clark University offers the Global Scholars Program which is open to High school students who are NOT permanent residents or citizens of the United States, as well as U.S. citizens/permanent residents who reside overseas and will complete their entire secondary school education outside the U.S. A scholarship of no less than $15,000 (($60,000 for four years contingent upon meeting academic standards for renewal) and a guaranteed $2,500 taxable stipend for a paid internship or research assistantship taken for academic credit during the summer following the sophomore or junior year is included with the award.

Level of study: Undergraduate

Previous Application deadline: by January 15