Scholarship Opportunities in USA 2020 – Scholarship opportunities in USA 2020 are open for African and International students yearly. There are scholarships for international students, undergraduate, Masters or PhD offered by a number of American universities and organizations.
Here’s a list of these scholarships and requirements you are to possess to be eligible.
IFS Research Grant for Applicants from Developing Countries
Right from its inception (i.e.) 1974 when IFS started the IFS Research Grant for Applicants from Developing Countries, IFS has offered more than 7,000 Research Grants to young scientists in some 100 developing countries in Africa like Asia, and the Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Those who wish to apply for a research grant to IFS, are invited to submit their research application form before the deadline. The maximum budget of USD 12,000. You can check the scholarship webpage for more details.
Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship For Women From Developing Countries in USA
This scholarship is awarded by The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRA), USA invites applications for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship for Women from Developing Countries in Peace and Development Studies. Awarded biennially, this scholarship was first awarded in Groningen, the Netherlands in July 1990.
For this scholarship, every other year, one woman gets school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years. The previous application deadline was slated for January 15. Check the scholarship webpage for more details.
Leadership and Advocacy for Woman in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program 2020/2021 (Funded)
The Leadership and Advocacy for Woman in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program 2020/2021 (Funded) help to defray the cost for women’s rights attorneys from Africa who would not otherwise be able to afford a Master of Laws degree focusing on international women’s human rights as well as the additional leadership training.
The application deadline is 17th January 2020 and it is offered annually. Eligible countries include over 80 women’s human rights advocates from Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe who have already participated in the LAWA Program, and LAWA hopes to include Fellows from additional countries in the future. Get more details on the scholarship webpage.
Facebook AI Research (FAIR) Residency Program 2020
This program seeks applications from people who have a strong technical background and are also passionate about AI research. This experience is aimed at preparing you for graduate programs in machine learning or to kick-start a research career in the field.
Note, this is a full-time program that cannot be undertaken in conjunction with university study or a full-time job. The application deadline is 31st January 2020 at 5:00 pm PST and the eligible countries are International, to be taken in the USA.
Texas Tech University Presidential Scholarship 2020 for Undergraduate Students
This scholarship is offered to entering the first-time freshmen who show exceptional academic ability through superior test scores and class ranking.
The Texas Tech University Presidential Scholarship 2020 for Undergraduate Students application deadline is 15th April 2020 and the eligible countries are International and National.
To be eligible, in addition to test scores and class rank, you must be an incoming freshman, first-year college student (college credits earned via dual-credit, CLEP, or AP do not disqualify you).
World Bank Paid Summer Internship 2020 for Young Professionals
For this scholarship, the World Bank Group, in its effort to offer graduate students practical experience in global development, is providing World Bank paid internship for Young Graduates.
Get more details from the scholarship webpage. This internship is provided during two seasons, and applications are accepted during the following periods:
- Summer Internship (June to September): Note, the application period for the Summer Internship date is slated for 1st December 2019 to 31st January 2020.
- The Winter Internship (December – March): Note the application period for the Winter Internship date is from 1st October 2020 to 31st October 2020. The internship is offered annually.
Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program (HSAFP) 2021/2022 for Study in Harvard University
The Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program (HSAFP) 2021/2022 for Study at Harvard University was birthed largely to offer educational enrichment for men and women in mid-career, which is individuals in various occupations who have displayed considerable skill in their chosen field and leadership and are expected to benefit from advanced training.
The application deadline dates 15th April 2020 and eligible countries are South Africans and Permanent Residents of South Africa.
Yale Fox International Fellowships 2020/2021 for Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Students
The Yale Fox International Fellowships 2020/2021 for Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral Students welcomes students enrolled in the social sciences and kindred disciplines in the professional schools.
This aim is jointly pursued by Yale University with 19 of the world’s leading universities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, as well as the Americas.
The application deadline for this program is in January/February each year. Specific dates will be announced by each Fox partner university and it is offered annually. Check the scholarship webpage for more details.
MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Wellesley College
Wellesley as part of the Scholars Program offers nine African Woman with comprehensive support that includes scholarships, mentoring, counseling, as well as internship opportunities for undergraduate studies.
Scholars at Wellesley will have the opportunity to build experiences, values, and competencies that are vital to success in the global economy, which will help them give back to their communities and home countries.
The students arrive in groups of three students each year and the level of study is an undergraduate degree. The previous application deadline was September to around January/February. You can visit the scholarship webpage for more details.