One of the best ways to crown your academic journey is by running your doctorate program abroad. Expectedly, we’ve provided a list of some of the best opportunities currently available; the top PhD scholarships in Social Sciences for African students. However, note that because this list is in-exhaustible, it is subject to updates. 

1. Full Scholarships for MSc or PhD Students at World Maritime University in Sweden 2021

TETA invites employed South African nationals to apply for a full scholarship for studies in MSc or PhD in maritime affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden for the 2021/22 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications close April 15, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

2. DAAD/DRD Scholarships for MA and PhD African Students in Germany and South Africa 2022

The South African-German Centre for Development Research is inviting applications for the DAAD/DRD merit scholarships for applicants from Sub-Saharan African country in Germany and South Africa in 2022. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The application closes on November 30, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

3. Futures of Demography PhD Scholarship at ANU in Australia 2021

The Australian National University invites applications for the Futures of Demography PhD Scholarship in the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The application is ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply.

4. PhD Scholarships for International Students at Australian National University 2021

Australian National University in Australia invites applications for the ANU PhD Scholarships in the 2021/22 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: In order to be considered for this scholarship in the main round of scholarship offers International students are required to apply for admission by August 31. Click here for more details and to apply.

5. Joint PhD Scholarships for African Students at Kings College London in 2021

Kings College London in the UK offers scholarships for the joint PhDs to run in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore or the University of Sao Paulo in the 2021/22 session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications close on April 16, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

6. Postgraduate Ussher Fellowships for International Students at TCD in Ireland 2021

Trinity College Dublin offers Postgraduate Ussher Fellowships for EU and non-EU students for entry in September 2021 and  March 2021 intake. Worth of Award: May 1, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

The top PhD scholarships in Social Sciences for African students affords international students a great opportunity to cap their studies in style.