If you’re in an Arts or Humanities field and looking to travel abroad to study, there are some international scholarship schemes that you can apply for this year. These scholarships have their deadlines in the first quarter of this year, so the earlier you get started on your application the better.
The requirements for applying to this scholarship scheme are the SAT, GRE and TOLC are aptitude and skills assessment tests which can be taken in authorized centers in several countries around the world, and that applicants be under the age of 30 years.
The ARES scholarships offer the opportunity to follow a one-year advanced bachelor’s or master’s degree program or a 2-to-6-month continuing education program within a higher education institution of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation in Belgium. Deadline for applications to the scheme is 28th January 2022.
This scheme offers Master’s and PhD degrees across the following fields:
- art, design and architecture, including landscape architecture;
- critical and historical studies;
- creative writing;
- curating contemporary art and design;
- design for health and sustainability;
- film and photography;
- illustration practice;
- museum and galleries studies archives;
- dance, drama and music;
- English literature and language;
- journalism, media and communications; and
The University of Oxford provides a wide range of scholarships that African students can apply to. The scholarships cover a wide range of courses and different levels of funding. A full list of courses and funding schemes can be found using the link above.
The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society’s sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries. A full list of the scholarships can be found using the link above.
The Adam Smith Business School offers a prestigious combined MRes/PhD training scheme in Economics. It starts with the 2 years MRes programme. Candidates who complete the MRes at a sufficiently high level will be given priority for admission into the 3-4 years PhD stage.
Different scholarship schemes are available at the University of Edinburgh for African students in various non-stem fields. If you’re interested in applying for any of these scholarship schemes, check out the full details in the link above.