Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarships 2021 at South China Normal University

Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship is established by Guangdong Provincial Government to attract outstanding international students for undergraduate and graduate studies in the universities of Guangdong Province.

The South China Normal University is offering a sum of RMB 20,000 per person towards a master’s degree programme and RMB 10,000 per person towards a bachelor’s degree programme.


  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate degree programme and accepted in the same.
  • Applicants should be self-funded students.

Application Deadline: 15th July 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Undergraduate and Graduate

Value of Award: RMB ?20,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Method of Application: Applicants are required to register on the official student portal of the university and complete the general application. To apply for the opportunity, the applicants must fill a application form and send it via post before the deadline.

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2021 SA-GER-CDR Scholarships + Internships for African Students

DRD offers a limited number of DAAD merit scholarships per year to applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries with an excellent academic record. This scholarship opportunity includes monthly allowances of 650 Euro plus travel allowances for Master candidates and 900 Euro plus travel allowances for Ph.D. candidates.


  • Applicants should be from Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Applicants should have an outstanding academic record – at least 70% for their last degree
  • Applicants should apply within 6 years of having completed their previous degree
  • The study must have been completed at an internationally recognized university
  • The previous degree (Baccalaureus or Master) should have been an academic discipline which is related to Development Studies or Public Administration
  • South African students are required to have an honours degree in order to be admitted to a Masters’s degree course. Other students need the equivalent of a 4-year undergraduate degree
  • Applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English, both written and spoken. This can be TOEFL test or a similar standard test or a letter from an academic institution
  • Work and/or voluntary experience in your field of interest would be a recommendation
  • Women are encouraged to apply
  • South African students are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants must be able to study full-time at the UWC for the required period.

Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries

To be taken at (country): School of Government, University of the Western Cape, South Africa and Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany

Type: Masters, PhD

Number of Scholarships: not specified

Value of Scholarship:

  • Scholarships include monthly allowances of 650 Euro plus travel allowances for Master candidates and 900 Euro plus travel allowances for PhD candidates.
  • Tuition and registration fees are covered by the Scholarship Programme.

Duration of Scholarship: for period of the programme

Eligible Field of Study: Scholarships are available for full-time students of

Method of Application: You will have to fill in an electronic application form (ONLY AVAILABLE during open Calls)! Applications not using this e-form can´t be considered! As the e-form can only be submitted once, please make sure that your application is complete before submitting it!

Documents that have to be uploaded when using the e-form are mentioned in the respecitve “How to apply” sections of each programme!

Application Deadlines:

  • the MA in Development Studies (next deadline 20th June 2021, online application is available in the “How to apply” section of the Programme!)
  • the Master in Public Administration (next deadline 20th June 2021, online application is available in the “How to apply” section of the Programme!)
  • the MA in Development Management (Bochum Programme, next deadline 30 November 2021)
    (separate online application platform, access and guidelines via “How to apply” section of the Bochum programme or via the course homepage)
  • the different PhD options at the centre (PhD UWC) (There will be no! Call for Scholarship Applications for the 2022 intake!!)

For additional information on the courses or on registration please write to info.uwc@cdr-sa.org

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2021 YALI Africa-wide Fully Funded Online Program for emerging African Leaders

YALI Africa (YA) is a catalyst for transformational learning and leadership for youth in Africa; a robust program delivered using holistic, interactive, simulations and mentorship approaches. YA is a continental umbrella organization comprised of four Regional Leadership Centers (RLC’s). The four RLCs, located at African institutions of higher education in Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa, offer both in-person and online training. The RLCs are open to young leaders between the ages of 18-35 and serve as a place for regional collaboration driven by these young leaders who all have one agenda…to make an impact that matters in their communities.

The RLCs are located in Sub-Saharan Africa, drawing participants from a total of 49 countries in the continent, and ensuring diversity of language, culture and social economic background. Youth from these countries converge and interact during intensive training which aims to boost courage, innovation, Pan Africanism, diversity & social inclusion, change making and design thinking. The centers have empowered over 20,000 young leaders to date. YALI delivers a holistic curriculum that develops and supports a professional network of uniquely trained, highly qualified leaders in three tracks of study; motivates participants to be a positive force for transformational change in their communities; and encourages alumni to give back through training other leaders. For the first time ever, the four RLCs, under YALI Africa, are coming together to deliver a continental wide training program, effectively bringing young people from the 49 countries together under one venue for learning.

YALI Africa will provide core training in contemporary African issues, as well as specialized training in three tracks of study: Business and Entrepreneurship; Civic Leadership and Public Management. The inaugural cohort will take place from August 23 – October 15, 2021.

The Program Encourages Applications From:

• Individuals that represent and advocate for the rights of sexual minorities
• Rural based and economically disadvantaged young leaders
• People who are HIV positive or who are living with AIDS
• Young leaders with disabilities • English language proficiency
• Other minority groups • Women

• Age (18-35) • Demonstrated commitment to positively impact their communities, countries, and the African continent
• Proven experience and track record in Public Management, Business and Entrepreneurship, or Civic Leadership
• Citizen of : Sub Saharan Africa • Ability to commit to an 8 – week online program

Application Deadline: June 16th 2021

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Global Talent Development Scholarships 2021 at American University Washington College of Law in USA

The American University Washington College of Law – USA is awarding a 50% tuition fee scholarship opportunity which will be provided to applicants who wish to undertake an LLM programme at the Institution.


  • Applicants must be enrolled and accepted in either of the eligible programmes.
  • Applicants must have prior relevant experience and have the potential to be leaders in their respective fields.
  • Applicants must have a relevant certificate of previous years of education to secure admission in an LLM programme at WCL.

Application Deadline: 1st October 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Masters

Value of Award: 50% Tuition fee

Number of Awards: Not Known

Eligible Field of Studies: Students are eligible to apply for LLM in International Legal Studies, International Business and Trade Law, International Arbitration & Business Law, Gender, International & Comparative Law.

Method of Application: Applicants are required to submit an online application form using the application portal of the university. The applicants who have submitted legitimate and all necessary documents required by the university will be considered upon acceptance.

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2021 International Awards at Kanagawa University in Japan

The Kanagawa University is awarding a scholarship opportunity which will provide selected students a sum ranging from 90,000 YEN to as high as 360,000YEN depending upon the faculty they apply for their course of study.

This institution promotes academic and cultural exchanges through universities all over the world. It is engaged in active agreements with 101 partner institutions and 13 partner programmes in 29 countries across Asia, Central America, and Europe to offer students a wide range of the best.


  • Applicants must be privately funded international students.
  • Applicants must be enrolled and accepted in an undergraduate o graduate programme at the university.
  • Applicants must hold an academic performance equal to or higher than 2.0 GPA to be admitted to the Kanagawa University.
  • Applicants must attain minimum required scores on English language proficiency tests.

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Undergraduate and Graduate

Value of Award: 90,000 YEN

Number of Awards: Not Known

Eligible Field of Studies: Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Human Sciences, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Cross-Cultural and Japanese Studies, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Graduate School of Engineering.

Method of Application: Applicants are required to apply online. The accepted applicants will be considered.

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2021 Fully Funded DAAD Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Architecture in Germany

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. The scholarships also promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.


Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.


In this study programme, you can complete

  • a Master’s degree/postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification, or
  • a complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification (not an undergraduate course)

at a state or state-recognised German university of your choice.
This programme only funds projects in the area of Design/Planning. Other DAAD scholarship programmes are available for applicants from the field of History of Architecture or applicants with a scientific project.

Duration of the funding

Master’s degree programme:

  • Between 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study programme or project
  • Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme
  • The scholarships are awarded for the duration of the standard period of study for the chosen study programme (up to a maximum of 24 months). To receive further funding after the first year of study for 2-year courses, proof of academic achievements thus far should indicate that the study programme can be successfully completed within the standard period of study.
  • Applicants who are already in Germany in the first year of a postgraduate course at the time of application may apply for funding for their second year of study. In this case, it is not possible to extend the scholarship.

Complementary studies not leading to a final qualification

  • one academic year
  • Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme


  • A monthly payment of 861 euros
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off study allowance
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family

Application Deadline: September 30th 2021

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Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change International Student Bursary 2021 at York University in Canada

The York university is rewarding high achieving students, 200 CAD, towards the funds required to pursue their studies at the Institution

The Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change International Student Bursary was established to support international students who demonstrate financial need. Student applicants must be registered (full- time) in any of the programs (BES, MED, PhD) in FES.


  • Applicants must be enrolled and accepted into the university.
  • Applicants must be residing in Canada on a student visa.
  • Applicants must attain an overall average score between 70 and 85 in three 5-unit subjects to be admitted in York.
  • Applicants must attain minimum required scores on the following English language proficiency tests:
    • TOEFL IBT – 83
    • IELTS – 6.5
    • PTE – 60
    • CAEL – 60
    • CAE – 176 from C1 advanced
    • CPE – 176 from C1 advanced
    • Duolingo – 115

Application Deadline: 15th June 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD

Value of Award: 200 CAD

Number of Awards: Not Known

Method of Application: Applicants must apply for their preferred programme through the online application process of the university. The students can also apply through OUAC. To apply and avail of the program, the students are required to make a Student Financial Profile.

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Admissions Financial Aid 2021 at Groove City College in USA

The Groove City College – USA is offering a scholarship opportunity to international students who are seeking to undergo a degree program at the Institution.

Groove City college will provide financial aid towards their tuition fee four years of study to the successfully selected students.


  • Applicants must be non-US citizens.
  • Applicants must be enrolled and accepted into the college.
  • Applicants must hold a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above to get admitted in the college. The students must also compulsorily submit test scores of ACT and SAT.

Application Deadline: 1st November, 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Undergraduate and Graduate

Value of Awards: Tuition fee

Number of Awards: Limited

Method of Application: Applicants are advised to submit an application for their desired course through the online application formof the college. Selected students will automatically be considered.

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2021 International Awards at University of Waterloo in Canada

The University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship, normally valued at $1,000 per term for up to three terms, is awarded to graduate students registered full time in a Master’s or Doctoral program at the University of Waterloo.


  • Applicants must be registered full-time in a Master’s or Doctoral program.
  • Applicants must meet the English language requirements in order to be able to study at the university
  • Applicants must be International students.

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Masters and Doctoral

Value of Awards: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Method of Application: Click Here to Begin Application

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The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Visiting Policy Fellow Africa Programme 2021

The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) is a pan-European think-tank that conducts research and promotes informed debate across Europe on the development of coherent, effective, and values-based European foreign policy. It has offices in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Sofia, and Warsaw.

The Visiting Policy Fellow will have a policy research/formulation function in the delivering of two key projects for the Africa Programme related to the Africa-Europe relationship and climate issues. He/she will undertake research, develop analysis and formulate policy relevant recommendations in the context of “geopolitical Africa” and with a particular focus on climate issues. Other desirable areas of expertise include: Digital/Tech, Trade, and Migration. Part of unpacking the issues will be triangulating Africa’s position vis-à-vis important multilaterals and global players such as China and the US. Sought is a clear analysis of Africa’s interests in the global Climate discussion, how these interact with Europe’s Climate plans, and where potential for positive, actionable overlap exists but also where potential friction exists and means to overcome these. The ability to do the same with a second one of the listed topics is desirable.

The ideal candidate will have proven expertise on climate issues in Africa, good knowledge of the Africa-Europe relationship and a well-developed network in Africa/Europe

  • Location: Remote Africa/Europe
  • Reporting to: Africa Programme Director
  • Type of Contract: Self-Employed Consultant
  • Length of contract: 7-10 months


  • Conduct independent research, develop analysis, and formulate policy recommendations in any of ECFR’s formats
  • Strengthen and expand the programmes partnership and advocacy networks in Africa
  • Facilitate the organisation of activities in Africa and secure the participation of relevant African stakeholders
  • Contribute as appropriate to cross-cutting aspects of the African Programme including geopolitical Africa and the Africa Programme’s focus on Africa-Europe relations more generally.
  • Identify and liaise with relevant external contacts and ECFR Council members. Convene and lead public and private briefings for policy makers.
  • Liaise with partners in the African governments, AU, regional organisations, western diplomatic representatives, and local partners.
  • Contribute to the formulation of the programmes’ strategies and work plans and help ensure its effective implementation. Contribute to forming an advocacy policy for Africa-Europe relations (from political and economic angle) and geopolitical Africa.
  • Help coordinate fundraising for the programmes and share in the production of relevant materials and approaches to prospective donors, support identifying prospects for financial support.
  • Undertake relevant research, write reports and policy briefs – long form but also shorter reactive publications.
  • Contribute to the formulation of advocacy, outreach and communications strategies as an integral part of relevant projects and ensure inclusion of national offices throughout projects.
  • Coordinate, organise, and/or support as necessary relevant events such as consultations, workshops or seminars, as well as media work, mailings, travel, etc.
  • Provide regular situation reports to the Africa Programme.

Required skills

  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of the Africa-Europe relations, AU, African regional organisations, and economies, especially related to climate issues
  • A track-record of engaging with policy communities and civil society in Africa.
  • Wide ranging government and non-government contacts across Africa
  • An ability to develop innovative policy proposals and creative ways of looking at European policies towards the region and individual countries.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills, the ability to devise and lead research projects, prepare detailed reports and briefing papers, setting out relevant research findings and policy recommendations on EU policies towards the region.
  • The ability to maintain and develop a substantial network of contacts with relevant policymakers, politicians, experts, activists and others in the region.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Media experience and the ability to present and speak in public.
  • A high standard of written and spoken English, working knowledge of German, French or another language is an advantage.
  • The ability to work within a team in a multi-national environment and to travel frequently (whenever possible).

Method of Application

If you are interested in this exciting and challenging role, we look forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your Cover Letter and CV (with ref: “African Programme Visiting Policy Fellow” in the subject line) via email to recruitment@ecfr.eu

Due to the large volume of candidates applying for positions within ECFR we will only be able to respond the applicants who have been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, you have not been successful.


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