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: https://www.zonta.org/Local-Action/Locate-a-Club

 

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

 

Please check back in Summer 2020 to apply for the 2021-2022 cycle.

 

Post-graduate

 

Worldwide (all nationalities)

 

Spark Energy Scholarship Program

$3,000 USD

 

**The application for the 2019/2020 academic year is now closed. Please check back in March, 2020 for information on next year's award.**​

 

Entering 1st year of 4 year degree program

 

Worldwide

 

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

 

Bennetta Jules-Rosette Graduate Essay Award

$500

 

June 30, annually

 

Graduate (must not have completed Ph.D. yet)

 

Not specified