While studying abroad is exciting, it is made even more exciting and rewarding when awards are given to support various innovations and endeavours. You can become a beneficiary by applying for the top global awards for African students to explore. Always remember that this list is inexhaustible thus, it is subject to updates.

1. Future For Nature Awards for Conservationists in the Netherlands 2021 (Win €50,000)

The Future For Nature Foundation invites applications for the Future For Nature Awards for Conservationists in the Netherlands in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The application deadline isSeptember 1st, 2021. 

2. Visura Young Photographer Award for Visual Storytellers in Uganda 2021

Visura is inviting applications for the Young Photographer Award for Visual Storytellers in Uganda 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications close July 15, 2021. 

3. Harry Frank Guggenheim Distinguished Scholar Awards in USA 2021 (Win up to $45,000)

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites applications for the Harry Frank Guggenheim Distinguished Scholar Awards in the USA 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications must be submitted by August 1, for a decision in December.  

4. Wellcome Innovator Awards in the UK for Healthcare Researchers Worldwide 2020

Wellcome Trust in the UK invites applications from researchers who are developing healthcare innovations for its Innovator Awards 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: You can apply online at any time. Shortlisting meetings happen every three months. Click here for more details and to apply

As an international student, you can make your study abroad experience all the more exciting by applying for the top global awards for African students to explore.