Top Ten 100% Free Scholarships To Watch Out For in 2016 – Apply!


Welcome Great African Student, as a reminder; we are going to share with you about ten (10) 100% free scholarship for Africans whose application deadline is between now and early 2016.

What this means is that if you are yet to apply, make haste to submit your application and join the winners when announced. The write-up below will contain various links to full details of the scholarship and how to apply. So at each topic you like, click links associated to apply.

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NOTE: Also before you start, we are going to paginate this article into several number of pages. Use the NEXT BUTTON below each page to load the next scholarship. And don’t forget, No.10 is the best scholarship ever – even those with 3rd class degree can apply and win number 10 (in page 10).

1. DAAD Scholarship – in Germany

Brief description: Germany: DAAD is offering Masters Scholarships for students from developing countries at German universities 2016/2017. Applications for 2016/17 will be accepted from June 1 through October 15, 2015.

Subject Areas: Postgraduate Courses for Professionals with Relevance to Developing Countries. Many courses of study are listed and this scholarship covers 100% tuition fees, travel expenses and pocket money. [Read more and apply here].

2. Norwegian Quota Scholarship – in Norway

Brief description: The Norwegian Government offer scholarship funds for the Quota Scholarship scheme for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Students from Developing Countries at universities and university colleges in Norway 2015/2016

Accepted Subject Areas: Students usually apply for degree programmes that serve as a continuation of their studies in their home country or for courses which can be a joint part of a degree programme in their home country (joint degree or sandwich programmes).

Most of the programmes offered are at Master’s or PhD level, but the Quota Scheme also offers certain Bachelor’s study programmes.

The Quota Scheme currently provides funding for a total of 1,100 students, 800 of them from developing countries in the South and 300 from countries in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and in Central Asia. [Read more and apply here].

3. McGill University MCF Scholarship – in Canada

Brief description: The McGill University, Canada is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program to offer undergraduate Scholarships for African students.

Eligible Field of Study

Development related courses.

Thanks to a $27 million financial commitment from The MasterCard Foundation over the next decade, the Program will provide academically talented, economically disadvantaged young people from Africa with access to quality university education.

McGill will welcome 91 Scholars from Africa over the next ten years, some of whom will be coming from French-speaking countries.

In addition to financial support, Scholars are provided with a comprehensive support network that includes an array of mentoring and support services to ensure each student’s academic success, community service engagement and transition to socially relevant employment opportunities, when they return to Africa at the conclusion of their studies. [Read more and apply here].

4. Emerging Global Leader Scholarship- in Australia

The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. Bringing together the best of AU — academic excellence, leadership development, and global engagement — the AU Emerging Global Leader achieves, inspires, and serves with vision.

The AU EGL is dedicated to positive civic and social change, and to returning home to improve under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country.

The most competitive applicants should have:

A minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent (or in the top 10 percent of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades A demonstrated commitment to service and advancing the needs of people in their home country Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with a minimum 90 TOEFL iBT (with no sub-score lower than 20) or 6.5 IELTS (with no subscore lower than 6.0)Demonstrated leadership, volunteerism and community service. [Read more and apply].

5. Mastercard Scholarship at University of Toronto – in Canada

Brief description: The University of Toronto, Canada partner with The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program to offer Undergraduate scholarships for sub-Saharan African Students

Eligible Field of Study: First-entry undergraduate programs in either the Faculty of Arts and Science or the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

About Scholarship

If you are a student from Sub-Saharan Africa who has demonstrated your academic talent, are personally committed to giving back to your country, yet face significant economic barriers, then you are invited to apply to The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.

The University of Toronto and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to offer The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Toronto to develop Africa’s next generation of leaders.

Thanks to the Foundation’s visionary support, U of T can now provide 67 African students with one of the world’s top-ranked educations—in one of the world’s most multi-cultural cities. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programopens up boundless opportunities for young Africans from economically disadvantaged communities, but with academic talent, potential to lead, and motivation to make a difference. As U of T graduates and global citizens, they will return to Africa with the tools to change lives within their communities and across borders. [Read more and apply here].

6. Mandela Magdalene College Scholarships – in UK

Brief description: The Mandela Magdalene College Scholarships enable graduates from South Africa to pursue one-year taught postgraduate courses of study at the University of Cambridge UK

Eligible Field of Study: Subjects relevant to the needs of South Africa

About Scholarship: The Mandela Magdalene College Scholarships were announced in March 1995 when Nelson Mandela, then President of The Republic of South Africa, agreed to lend his name to the initiative.

In this letter of acceptance Madiba wrote: “I approve the use of my name for the Scholarship to assist South African students. Our country is in dire need of skilled men and women to service our new democracy.

We are deeply grateful that Magdalene College took the initiative to assist.” The scheme results from collaboration between Mr Chris von Christierson and other benefactors, the Cambridge Trusts and Magdalene College, Cambridge.

The scheme aims to support South African graduate students of outstanding academic merit and leadership potential who would otherwise be unable to take up a place at Cambridge University…[Read more and apply here].

7. MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program – in British Colombia

Scholarship Description: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a $500 million initiative to inspire young people — particularly from Africa — to lead change through education.

The University of British Columbia, Canada is pleased to partner with The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program to provide comprehensive scholarships to students from Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Program provides access to education for academically talented, yet economically marginalized young people. More than 110 students from Africa will receive comprehensive scholarships to live and learn at the University of British Columbia thanks to a $25 million grant from The MasterCard Foundation.

The first cohort of Scholars will arrived at UBC in fall 2013. Over the next 10 years, UBC expects to welcome 77 undergraduate and 35 master’s degree students through the Program…[Read more and apply here].

8. Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship – in UK

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international study in the world.

Since it was established in 1959, around 30,000 individuals have benefited – 25,000 of them have held awards funded by the UK government, managed by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC).

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships is offered by the CSC for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries in 2016.

These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are offered for selected taught Master’s courses, and are usually tenable for one year only. These scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, PhD study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching…[Read more and apply here].

9. University of Alberta $22 million Scholarships – in Canada

The University of Alberta, Canada offers up to CAD$22 million for undergraduate scholarships for international students to study for bachelors degree every year.

Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered by the university.

About Scholarship: To attract top students, the University of Alberta, Canada offers more than CAD$22 million in undergraduate scholarships each year. The University offers undergraduate scholarships each year for international students.

Scholarships are awarded annually to students on study permit who are entering an undergraduate degree program. Some of these scholarships requires separate application while you’ll be considered for the other scholarships after you have received admission to the University.

Receipt of funding for the second, third, and fourth years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta each year…[Read more and apply here].

10. Australian Awards Scholarships (3rd Class Accepted) – 1,000 Students Needed!

Brief description: From 1st September, application opens for Australia Awards Scholarships 2016/2017. There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. And Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.

Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries.

On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.

Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo(Republic of), Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia etc. [Read more and apply here].

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My name is Jonathan I’m from West Africa,Liberia to be precise. I’m about to complete my undergraduate degree in Economic and will like to obtain a master in Health economic. Please help me with a scholarship to realized my goal.

hello! I am Abdeta seyoum from Addis Ababa!I was graduated from Mazda walabu university by having BA degree in civics and I want to study federalism if I get scholarship thanks in advance.

The instructions we have given above should be a definite guide to applying, we expect you to apply using the links provided unless otherwise you have something confusing to ask. Our admin should get in touch with you by email. Meanwhile you can check our NEW collection of Scholarships for students in your home country in United States for 2017. Visit => Our List of Scholarships in the United States of America for 2017/18 Academic Year/

Hello, I am Solomon Fikrie from Ethiopia. I had got Bsc degree from Addis Ababa University by the department of Agricultural Economics. Now, I am serving as a Loan Officer in Development Bank of Ethiopia. I need Master Scholarship and any training related to Agricultural Economics in your country. Therefore, I would like to request you kindly to help me in searching such Scholar ship and training. Thank you in advance for your kind help.

Best regards,
Loan Officer, Development Bank of Ethiopia, Ethiopia

Dear sir/madam
My name is Lema Soboka and i am from Ethiopia.It mean i am Ethiopian citizen and currently living in my country.I holed BA Segre from Alpha University College since 2011.I tried to upgrade my education to MBA.But due to financial scarcity my aim is felled.So i am interested to learn if i got scholarship opportunity there.If you wont to accept me as the scholarship candidate of the year 2016/2017 plies contact me at email address or coll me at mobile no. 0911926358

My name is Lema Soboka.I”m From Ethiopia.I holed BA Degree in Management.I am interested to learn in any filled of faculty of business if you consider me.I am waiting for your response.

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Hello sir please
I wish to get the scholarship in your university, I’m in Nigeria help me to further my education please, I finished my diploma in accounting.

I recently completed a bachelors degree in education with special education(grade-credit).
I would like to obtain an MBA on full scholarship basis.
Please help and guide me.
Mubanga P

I am Ghanaian who have completed my first degree in mathematics education and I want the Australia scholarship what must I do.

I am a Ghanaian, and want to gain access to your Australian Scholarship to enable me apply for a PHD program.

Hello,please I would like to know if there are full scholarships for masters in aerospace engineering as well.

Hello sir, can i get help in application in those universities that provide a free scholarship . My name is Rwamwejo kevin from Rwanda. My email is Thank you

Dear sir, my name is Dula Madjor Hordofa
and i am Ethiopian. Sir, I am so much
interested in applying for the scholarship but i
find it so difficult to apply. I have a Bachelor’s
Degree in LLB in Law and I wish to do my LLM
in any of the University of Canada and Australia. Please i will be happy if you could help me on how to apply for it.
Thanks. My contact is

I Ashenafi Gizatu from Hawassa, Ethiopia. I have MBA degree in marketing management from Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia. I want to study PhD degree in international development study so as to support my countries development endeavors.

Thank you in advance!

Dear sir, my names are Wam Lewis Nkuokwe and i am a Cameroonian. Sir, i am so much interested in applying for the scholarship but i find it so difficult to apply. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting/Finance and i wish to do my MBA in any of the University in Norway. Please i will be happy if you could help me on how to apply for it.
Thanks. My contact is this:

I am Mebrahtu Gebremariam from Ethiopia. I have BSc in plant sciences and MSc in horticulture. Currently, I am serving as lecturer in Aksum University, Shire Campus, Ethiopia. I need any training like postgraduate diploma or certificate related with horticulture in Canada. Therefore, I would like to request you kindly to help me in searching such types of training. Thank you in advance for your kind help!!

Best regards,
Lecturer, Aksum University, Shire Campus, Ethiopia

Hi,my name is Viola Peter, am from South Sudan, i need a scholarship in Bachelor Degree in Medicine.
I will be thankful if you put me into consideration

Hello,I am from Ethiopia,My name is Mastewal Abiyu, I have Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering and Diploma in Aviation Maintenance
Thus I would like to study *Aeronautical engineering or Fields related to Aeronautical science*.I hope you will get this opportunity.

my name is tadele tsegaye i have a BSc degree in computer science and now i wonna study MSc in related fields like either computer science it self or electrical and cpomputer engineering so please inform me if there is any opportunity…………………….. thank you………

Hi,I am graduated in Civil Engineering at Mekelle university, Ethiopia and now I want to study MSC program at your school in Geothecnic Engineering if u accept my application.10Q

Hello, sir/dear how are you? My name is Muluneh Gurmamo I would like to thanks for your invitation to join your scholarship. I’M from Ethiopia. I received 1 st Degree from Jimma University in business management & I have 4 years experience work in government Bank (E.C.B )& still on job I’m interested to study related filed by Master in M.B.A. If you invite me please, contact me with this address: / tel:+2510924413713 office:0464430861

My name is Armstrong, am a male southsudanese aged 19years. i have finished my high school and am looking for an undergraduate scholarship to progress in my carrier. my dream is to light the world doing electrical engineering. Please help me to find the right path

ma name is fantahun .am from Ethiopia i am ferest year student at health science in university no one support me at this time even before now i had not any supporter but i had get money by giving tutor for lower level students so help me please i wanna join your campus and i wanna be a brilliant doctor and save peoples life .i hope ma application shall be granted .

my name is fantahun am from Ethiopia i wanna join your university . i am fewest year student in health science and i scored high this ferest semester at bachelor degree please help me ma future plan is be a brilliant doctor and save peoples life .i hope ma application shall be granted and i will pray to God.

my name is fantahun am from Ethiopia i wanna join your university . i am fewest year student in health science and i scored high this ferest semester at bachelor degree please help me ma future plan is be a brilliant doctor and save peoples life .i hope ma aplication shall be granted and i will pray to God.

My name is jossy ngulube from zambian and I would be delighted to be one of the participants that would be chosen fot the scholarship please consider my application.

Am’ Ongom James martin, south Sudanese did Diploma in clinical medicine and public health, interested in this scholarship coz our newly emerged country south Sudan have vulnerable community,meaning there is still huge gape specially in field of health to secure the vulnerable .

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hello how are you all. hope you are all fine .
my name is Arega Asefa from Ethiopia I have BA in General management.and,am looking for my post graduate class .so, please give this big opportunity .thank you ahead of,my contact adress is .
mobile +251(0)929245428

My name is Nyero David from Uganda. I have studied Bachelor of animal production and management from Busitema University.I obtained second class degree i want to continue with my education at master level. Please help me join scholarship.

Hi, my name is Anthony S Quayee jr i am 23 years of age and do have a first Degree in Biology and will like to continue my studies in becoming a medical Doctor to help rebuild my Country Liberia.

My name is chewe Malama from Zambia I have a diploma in Clinical Medicine frm Chainama College Of Health Sciences I really want to study Medicine “MBBS” from one of your Universities. Please Please Please help me on how acquire full or partial scholorships

my name is CERVIN. i am Rwandan and studying civil construction and i want to study architectural drawing or any other technical program if possible and THANKS

my name is misganaw smeneh ,I graduated Economics to Work Economic development Office. To gain this scholarchip To learn masters degree so to select please contact my email Address

my name is junioretoo and i am looking for scholarship first of all am a simple bpy product with a broken family and i need a help….. DAS ID MY NUMBER 2121051 OR 2140501

Hey am Thiauri zacheaus kiao a kenyan looking for a scholarship for masters in the field of health sciences especially public health related program.



first of all i would like to say thank you by givinging this opportunity and motivation .my name is tesfaymezgebo am graduated from ethiopia by physics BSC in 20212. i need master by sustainable energy and any related field of physics.

my name is mulubrhan tsegabruk. i am ethiopian and studing chemical and bio engineering in addis ababa university. i want to study chemical and related engineering feilds. then i am realy need your help. you can contact with me with

MY name is Haileselassie Berhanu Hagos.I am Ethiopian and studying computer science at mekelle University. i want to study networking or any other related in the program Of masters. so help me

Jacob Katumusiime is my name and I am a third year student of Makerere University, Uganda persuing a Bachelors with Education Literature/English Languages. I would so much wish to benefit from the benevolence of the Scholarship programme. Hoping for a positive feedback via my email address: Thank you.

We are hoping your application process for this scholarship has been smooth. Any of you having issues applying should visit the topic via the link within this reply to let us know. We are willing to help 🙂

Hello Dr.
My name is Siyabonga Ndlangamandla from Swaziland, I recently got admitted to a Masters program in Plant Sciences at Waweningen University in the Netherlands beginning in September, my country does not qualify for the Netherlands government funding,can you please help me find relevant scholarship opportunities to fund my studies.
Thank you.

Hello,My name is Habtamu abera and i am 2nd year electrical student at addis ababa university.i am applying this scholarship to become a an expert on my field.

My name is Habteab Amanuel. I am an Eritrean and i just finished my bachelors degree in Marine Biology from College of Marine Science and Technology situated in Massawa under the head of the bueru of higher education. i want to continue my study in masters in marine biology, and my email is

molla from mekelle universty collage of vetrnary madicne i am 2nd year studant and iam poor family to get the chance bright future for me and i am claver student ihav above 3.5 grade for first year grade plase give the chance

Jiamamah Sanyon is my name, a Liberian i am interested in this post graduate program greatly. I i am a 2013-2014 graduate of the United Methodist University with a bachelor degree in Accounting and Management.

my name is milkesa motuma from ethiopia and I studied in pharmacy school so i wanna to continue my education either undergraduate or master.

My name is Dorothy and I am interested in studying abroad on scholarship.I am from Zimbabwe.I am finding it difficult to apply please help!


This is Peter, a South Sudanese national looking for further studies in Environmental Studies (PhD) position. I will appreciate if you can reach me through my email.

am medhanie and i am graduated from college of business and economics accounting faculty am interested to continue my program

Hello Applicants,

We understand that many of you are finding it difficult submitting their applications to this scholarship. Kindly reply and ask us specific questions to assist you. To do so, reply to this comment below.

Afrischolarship Team.

Am bosco malinga from Uganda I really want you to help me because I don’t have enough money to educated my self where I have managed to reach on a certificate level in medical


I am Abdulaziz tajo i just graduated from secondary school(0 level) and i wishes to apply for scholarship to study medicine ,i am a nigerian by nationality i hope my application will be granted
this my mail adress ABDULGARKO7@GMAIL.COM

first!!! My thank go to the followers of this organization for give us an opportunities to study in a magical place as follow
7.Australia ETC
for me I would like to introduce myself to you am from South Sudanese
am from weak (poor) family ain’t have any one to support me in my education until I have completed my high school.
the department I need to study is I.T Diploma so I wish u could help me to succeed my dreams with out your help I can’t do nothing.

Hello everybody! My full name is megersa lemma hunde I have graduated my first degree in Motor vehicle engineering from Wollega University with GAP 3.56.But now time I want to study Masters degree in Automotive engineering,and if there was a position on this field study please conserning me that mean inform me

I would like to be part of your scholarship program to study Accounting, presently I am a university student at the University of Liberia, practicing Accounting as my major, with Public Administration Minor at a senior student level. I would appreciate were you to afford me the opportunity to study in Australia to help me improve my ability in accounting practice to uphold the ethic of the profession.

hii my name is abel mengeseteab and i have studied in agro enginering so now i wnont to continue my education and join to this scholarchip so with all my respect i wont to join this course so please contact me with my email

I am from Eritrea hisabu and i have BSc in nursing with experience of 2 yeras. i have also good academic performance with cGPA 3.53.

although i had graduated major in geography,experienced in hospitality and travel trade,taking this inconsideration i am eager have master degree in hospitality marketing and travel trade

An Sani Emmanuel from Nigeria I want to study mechtronics or instrumentation engineering pls help me in the scholarship scheme I want to work and study thanks (+2348184525221).

I want to study mechtronics or instrumentation engineering or relative course close to this two and also work while study pls help me out thanks and God bless..

I want to apply for Business & Public Administration fields. I am almost to graduate with bachelor of art degree in Accounting & Finance here in Ethiopia. looking for any full funded Undergraduate or postgraduate scholarship . here is my email:

my name is kedir tifo.I AM FROM Ethiopia &I have BSC in forestry and ecotourism from Adama science and technology university
by now i need to upgrade my profession into MSC if you allow me with great REGARD.THANK YOU ALL

I’m a student who wishes to study under graduate level because i finished my secondary education level in Tanzania, but i did not continue in further level because of financial problem so please help me.
thank you.

yes, am lobwota daniel morrish from south sudan i got an information about you today 9th november 2015 and i wanted to apply but the deadline is today too, could you mind to sent me the next admission intake ; so that i will be able to apply for the scholarship under your contexts

My name is Muluneh Gurmamo I would like to thanks for your invitation to join your scholarship. I’M from Ethiopia. I received 1 st Degree from Jimma University in business management & I have 4 years experience work in government Bank (E.C.B ) & still on job I’m interested to study related filed by Master in M.B.A. If you invite me please, contact me with this address:

I am a Zimbabwean. I hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Masters of Business Administration. I wish to be considered for a PHD programme.

My name is fasil, i live in Eritrea , i would like to find scholar , to get beter knowldeg and skills , according my field (health science programs), thanks !

my name is baradin mohammed iam from ethiopia iwish to study there iam very happy if i get the chance please.please contact me by this number +251940607361

am yohannes,from ethiopia and i have Bcs in fashion design technology so, i need scholarship at masters program please give me the chance

hi dear! my name is diriba obse, i was graduate in 2011 from Bahir Dar university, Ethiopia by land administration. known i wanna to learn other related course at your company.

MY name is ADUGNA EMANE DERESSA. i am Ethiopian and studying veterinary pharmacy at University of Gondar. i want to study public health or any other health related program either undergraduate or masters. so help me. my contact is


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