African Studies Scholarships

Search free scholarships from our database that are relevant for students of African Studies and similar fields. Some of these scholarships apply to Canadian students, and others apply to American students, and many apply to both!

Scholarship Amount Deadline Region of Study Level of Study
Young Women in Public Affairs Award

$1,500 to $4,000 USD

 

Please refer to your local Zonta club for the specific deadline

 

High school; Undergraduate

 

Worldwide

 

Getty Scholar Grants

Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months: 

Three-month residency: September to December, January to March, April to June: $17,200
Six-month residency: September to March, January to June: $42,000
Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000

 

***UPDATE - The 2021 application period is now closed for this scholarship. Please check back in June of 2022 for information regarding the 2022 award.***

 

 

Post-graduate

 

Worldwide (all nationalities)

 

Indspire Post-Secondary Education Scholarship

Varies

 

February 1; August 1; November 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT (annually)

 

Full-time one-year certificate or diploma programs, undergraduate and graduate degree programs from an accredited post- secondary institution. 

 

Canada (Study outside of Canada is permitted at the graduate level).

 

Nancy “Penny” Schwartz Undergraduate Student Essay Award

$100

 

June 30, annually

 

Undergraduate

 

Not specified