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. Global Development Awards Competition for Researchers in Developing Countries in Japan 2021

Global Development Network invites applications for the Global Development Awards Competition for Researchers in Developing Countries in Japan in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The last date for submission is June 9, 2021 (Indian Standard Time 6:00 PM).  

2. Full Tuition Bocconi Graduate Merit Awards for International Students in Italy 2021

Bocconi University in Italy accepts applications for the graduate Merit Award for international students in the 2021/22 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application for Early session closes May 27, 2021.

3. TBF Burning Questions Fellowship Awards for Academic Researchers in 2021

Tiny Beam Fund invites applications for the Burning Questions Fellowship Awards for Academic Researchers Interested in Helping to Address Negative Impacts of Global Industrial Food Animal Production in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application closes: May 14, 2021. 

4. Women Awards for International Students at Bocconi University in Italy 2021

Bocconi University in Italy accepts applications for the Women Awards for international students in the 2021/22 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application for Early session closes May 27, 2021. 

5. 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.