Scholarships abroad for teachers in Africa

Many teachers in Africa are looking for opportunities to travel outside their various countries to pursue higher education.

There have always been the notion that teachers in Africa are not paid well by their employers. There are many who are looking for scholarships in advanced countries but have no idea of where to begin. Below are some scholarships abroad for teachers in Africa.

– UK African Research Leader Scheme 2023: The UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development offer this award to early-career African leaders.

Eligibility: Completed a PhD and have spent at least three years in active research (post-PhD).

– ETH4D Doctoral Mentorship Programme 2023: ETH4D provides grants for mentoring doctoral candidates from low- and lower-middle-income countries.
Eligibility: Doctoral candidates who are registered at a university or research institute in a least-developed, low- and lower-middle-income country.

– Quebec Government Postdoctoral Training Scholarships 2023/2024: The scholarships granted by the Fonds de recherche du Qu├ębec aim to help support new generations of students in a range of research sectors.
Eligibility: This program is intended for candidates who wish to undertake or pursue a post-doctoral research training program.

– Lester B. Pearson Scholarship Program 2023/2024: The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto intends to provide opportunities for excellent international students who display special academic success and creativity as well as who are notable in the school as leaders.
Eligibility: An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester B Pearson International Scholarship program.

– Amelia Earhart Fellowship 2023: The Zonta International offers Amelia Earhart PhD Research fellowship for women of any nationality in Aerospace-related Sciences and Aerospace-related Engineering at any University or College offering Accredited Degrees.
Eligibility: Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-applied sciences or aerospace-applied engineering are eligible.

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