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Bill Gates Foundation With USA Embassy, Start Fully Funded Scholarships for Africans (Undergraduate, MSc and PhD) .

Scholarship description:

Bill Gates Foundation With USA Embassy, have awarded more than $15.5 million to approximately 10,069 applicants from African Nations to study in any University of your choice in UK and USA.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Undergraduate program, master program, and PhD program.

Field of Study: Scholarships are awarded to study any program offered by any university of your choice in United States Of America and UK

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from African Nations

Host Institution: Any University in USA and UK


You can apply for this Scholarship if you are:

  • a citizen of any AFRICAN country
  • applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study;
    • PhD (three year research-only degree)
    • MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree)
    • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.


  • the University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate*
  • a maintenance allowance for a single student
  • one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
  • inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge

The Trust also considers applications for several types of additional funding on a discretionary basis:

  • Academic development funding.
  • Family allowance.
  • Fieldwork – you may apply to keep up to your normal maintenance allowance while on fieldwork as part of your PhD (the Trust does not fund other fieldwork costs as these should be funded by the University Composition Fee).
  • Hardship funding – for unforeseen difficulties
  • Maternity/Paternity funding – should you require it, you may apply to intermit your studies for up to 6 months and continue to receive your maintenance allowance during this time
  • Some fourth year funding for PhD Scholars may be provided**
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How to Apply: Applicants are encouraged to carefully read the instructions below before beginning to fill in the online form. If applicants experience difficulty filling out or submitting the form, they should send an email to scholarships.

Applicants must:

  1. Fill up the online application for scholarship programs on this format
  2. Write a statement of purpose. This should convey your interest, academic qualification and your goal
  3. Upload all required supporting documents;
  4. Upon completion, verify the information entered prior to submission;
  5. submit the application when all necessary document required are completed

Follow the online Applications to Proceed

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