Scholarships For African Students In USA

Worldwide applications are being accepted for the 2023 Scholarships for African students in USA. The best institutions in the world offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees to all African and international students provide the scholarships. These scholarships will pay for all of the costs associated with studying abroad.

With the scholarships, future African leaders will have a rare chance to receive high-quality instruction and training that will enable them to positively influence their nations. Scholarships for African students in USA ;offer talented candidates the chance to positively impact to their communities and are an excellent way to invest in the future. Here are some list of the universities that are offering Africans a full funded scholarships in USA and other countries.

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Berkeley African Legal Impact Scholarship for African Students by University Of California

University of California is system which contain 5 medical campuses and collaborative 10 laboratories for the students research and teaching staff. Its contains many scholarships for international students but the specifically it have the scholarships for Africans in USA is named as African Legal Impact Scholarship. This scholarship benefits the Africans. Its covers the full tuition fee and the selected candidate spend money $1000 for seat deposit , travel and food travel expenses.


  • Candidate must be African citizen.
  • Must fulfill the academic merit.
  • Must take admission to LL.M professional track program before apply .
  • Statement of intention is important to get admitted in the LL.M professional track program.
  • After getting scholarship the candidate must maintain the passing ‘P’ grade in their 1st semester.

Application deadlines

  • 1st  November , 2023 ( For spring semester)
  • 18 th  December , 2023( For summer semester)

We can apply through university website

Clinical Assistant Professor African Cultures by New York University

New York University is private non profitable university. It is giving the scholarships for African students in USA in many fields. The scholarship named as Clinical Assistant Professor African Cultures in the fields of social science or humanities with an emphasis on transnational, comparative, and geographically particular studies of African cultures. A comprehensive, introductory undergraduate course on African cultures with an emphasis on globalization, interdisciplinary learning must be taught by candidates. The selected candidate have salary of $70,000 – $80,000 per year.

Requirements for Clinical Assistant Professor African Cultures

  • Candidate should have pH.D as a minimum qualification to apply.
  • Publications are strongly impact the scholarship.
  • Professional activities or teaching experiences is a plus point for this scholarship.

Application deadline: 1st November, 2023.

Youth Leadership Program for Young Leaders In Developing Countries by KECTIL

KECTIL Youth Leadership Program for Young Leaders is a great opportunity for the young entrepreneur in United States of America. The participant have the facility to attend the program remotely or on site. This program facilitate the innovative students from all over the world and especially Africans  and allow the creative students as a part of like minded community and guided network in USA.


  • The age of candidate must be  17 -25 years.
  • Candidates must be passionate , creative, talented and demonstrate their knowledge.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Access to computer and internet.

Deadline: 31st October,2023

US South Pacific Scholarship Program by East West Center

Authorized by Congress, the U.S. South Pacific Scholarship Program (USSP) offers on par merit-based scholarships for African students in USA, study toward master’s and bachelor’s degrees at the University of Hawaii. Its covers all tuition fee of the undergraduate or master programs funded by the United States in organization East – West Center.


  • Candidate must fulfill the criteria of Exchange Visitor (J-1) visa program.
  • Applicants never avail this opportunity before.

Deadline: 15th  January, 2024

For additional information visit the website

Peace Scholar Fellowship Program by United States Institute For Peace (USIP)

Under the USIP Peace Scholar Fellowship program, students enrolled in American universities doing PhD thesis on subjects broadly associated with conflict management, peace building, and pertinent security studies are eligible to apply for non-residential fellowships.


  • Doctorate candidate can apply for it.
  • Academic record
  • Biblograghpy
  • Resume
  • Publications
  • Certifications
  • Reference letters
  • Letter of motivation

Application Deadline: 16th November, 2023

If you are interested to get more information. Click on the website

Read: UNICEF Scholarships For African Students


These scholarships  for African students in USA provide great opportunity to pursue higher education and contribute to their communities and countries. To learn more about each scholarship program and their specific requirements, please see the links provided. It is important to note that application and eligibility deadlines are subject to change, so be sure to verify this information on the websites. Welcome to all aspiring scholars!

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