PhD Funding Sources
Many of these scholarships target students of developing countries for PhD programs in universities worldwide. Some support PhD programs within students home universities.
Funding and Resource Guide for African Students Published by Information, Training and Outreach CEntre for Africa. Comprehensive 13-page document on awards and scholarships for African students as well as lists of Africa-related research on the Internet.
International Scholarships and Financial Aid Positions
Provides a comprehensive list of scholarships and post-doctoral positions by country. You can also search by universities worldwide and scholarship type. It also provides useful tips on preparing a quality scholarship application.
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Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Program
Africa Wildlife Foundation Charlotte Conservation Fellowships
Natural Resources Institute – List of Funders
Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program
Find a PhD.com
Libertas Support Fund
The aim of the Libertas Support Fund is to assist politically engaged students who for political reasons have been prevented from studying in their countries of origin to continue their studies in the Netherlands.
The Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) fund
Scholarship fund set up to support African scientists to undertake a Master’s degree in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in Africa.
The awards will support a candidate to undertake an MSc at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK. Up to four awards will be made each year for the period 2010 to 2014. Successful applicants will receive a maximum of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses.
Carolina MacGillavry PhD Fellowship Programme
The Carolina MacGillavry PhD Fellowship Programme is intended for young scientists with an MSc or equivalent degree from one of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)-countries: Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
IFS Research Grants: Call for applications. Applications for IFS Research Grants are welcome from young scientists in developing countries to do research on the sustainable management, use or conservation of biological or water resources. This broad statement covers natural science and social science research on agriculture, soils, animal production, food science, forestry, agroforestry, aquatic resources, natural products, water resources, etc.
Costech: Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology
Costech has an up to date list of funding opportunities in the Technology sector.
UK Scholarship Portals
Postgraduate studentships UK Comprehensive list of all funding providers for study in the UK
British Council Learning Sources of Funding for International Students
University of Edinburgh Beit Trust (Students from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe)
Royal Society – Funding Scientists