Getting funding for PhD education is not always easy, and there are limited Doctoral scholarships available online. However, thousands of these scholarships exist all over the web especially for students from Egypt.
Below are 19 government-approved PhD scholarship worthy of your resources, each of them offers carefully analyzed scholarships, studentships, fellowships, or grants in terms of provisions for research and the large pool of grantees received. Some of these scholarships are yet to be open, but most are ongoing. You can apply for the ongoing scholarships and don’t forget to bookmark this portal for incoming ones.
The Scholarships listed below are not only open to Egyptian students but also African students and students from major Sub-Saharan countries. The deadline for most of these Scholarships are in a few month’s time so it’s advised that you begin the application process as soon as possible. Also, take the liberty to apply for more than one Scholarship to increase your chances of being awarded any of them.
President’s PhD Scholarships at Imperial College London
Are you a high performing graduate student with a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world-class research institution? You could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend (£21,200 per annum) for a PhD place at Imperial College London.
The President’s PhD Scholarships aims at providing opportunity this to up to 50 research students with great potential to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor. Successful candidates will receive A consumables fund of £2,000 per annum for the first 3 years of study
Application Deadline: 18 Jan/22 Mar (annual)
PhD studentship in Microgrid or Machine Learning at University of Warwick, UK
The University of Warwick, School of Engineering is glad to offer PhD studentship in Microgrid or Machine Learning. This program is currently open to all students who have or expect to obtain by the start date at least a good 2.1 degree and preferably a Master’s degree or equivalent from an overseas institution.
Applications Deadline: 28th February
Scholarship Award: The scholarship will pay an annual stipend at the standard rate which will increase each year and covers 100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for 3 years.
How to Apply: Email a full CV, academic transcripts, and cover letter, explaining your interest in pursuing a PhD in this area to Xiaowei.firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘PhD Application’ in the subject line.
Siemens China Scholarship at Tsinghua University
The Siemens China Scholarship at Tsinghua University is a full scholarship offered by Siemens Ltd., China to support outstanding international students to pursue Ph.D. degrees in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Academy of Arts & Design, School of Software, Department of Automation, Department of Electrical Engineering and other related departments or schools at Tsinghua University
Application Deadline: 1st March (Beijing Time): 17:00 PM
Tuition fees: 40,000 RMB/year;
Living allowance: 160,000 RMB/year in total(including accommodation, medical insurance, books or other materials and transportation,etc.).
780 Korean Government Scholarships for Developing Countries
Korean government invites 780 international students from 156 countries, for a degree(Master’s & Doctoral) and non-degree research programs in Korea through the Korean Government Scholarship.
Application Deadline: 11th March
DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Students from Developing Countries
Every year, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) supports young professionals from developing countries with a variety of scholarships to pursue internationally recognized Postgraduate degree in selected courses (of one to two years of study) at German Universities.
Application Deadline: Varies by University between July, August & October Please check the relevant deadlines of the universities in the DAAD Brochure.
Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) PhD Scholarships
The University of Louvain (UCL) offers a competition for awarding PhD scholarships to citizens of developing countries. Through which the UCL hopes to reinforce the capacity building in Cooperation for development, strengthen the academic systems of developing countries and also create new partnerships with the research or higher education institutions in these countries.
Application Deadline: 30th March
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Fellowships– Canada
The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation fellowship offers sustained support to intellectuals recognized for their productivity, commitment to communicating their findings to the public, and ability to imagine innovative solutions to some of the major issues facing society.
Application Deadline: 4th December 11:59 p.m. (PST)
CARTA PhD Fellowships for African Researchers
The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) is currently offering a collaborative doctoral training program in public and population health. This program was developed in response to the challenges faced by Africa’s higher institutions in addressing the training and retention of the next generation of academics in the region.
CARTA offers an innovative model for doctoral training in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen the capacity of participating institutions to conduct and lead internationally-competitive research.
Application Deadline: 15th April
Graduate Institute of Geneva Visiting Fellowships for International Researchers
This PhD Research Fellowship Programme is for outstanding young professors from universities in developing and emerging countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland.
1st March for Residence in the Fall Semester (mid-September to the end of January)
1st October for Residence in the Spring Semester (mid-February to the end of May)
ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship for Developing Countries
The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is currently offering competitive PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue research studies in a world-class, international scientific environment.
Application Deadlines: 31st March
Shanghai Government Scholarship for Bachelors, Masters and PhD International Students
This program provided by Shanghai government for international students studying in Shanghai is exclusively for those who study for Master’s (2-3 years) or Doctoral (3-4 years) degrees, on full scholarship, including tuition, free accommodation, accident insurance, allowance for living
Application Deadline: 30th March.
How to Apply:
Step 1 – Submit the scholarship application on http://study.shmec.gov.cn, print out the scholarship application form and sign on it.
Step 2 – Submit the program application on http://ao.sufe.edu.cn, print out the degree program application form and sign on it.
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Doctoral Scholarship Program
The Friedrich Ebert Foundation supports international students from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe who are currently studying at universities in Germany. International students from all subjects (except the medical disciplines) are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Rotary Yoneyama Foundation Scholarships
Rotary Clubs in Japan through the Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation is offering scholarships for overseas students to undertake undergraduate, masters and doctoral studies at a Japanese university or graduate school.
Application Deadline: 15th December
Scholarship Amount: A supplemental of 400,000 yen is provided upon arrival in Japan, after which 140,000 yen per month.
United Nations University INWEH Postdoctoral Fellowship – Canada
The UNU Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (UNU-INWEH) offers an excellent multicultural environment for PhD scholars to work on their research and interact with scholars from different countries and disciplines.
Application Deadline: 11th February
ARPPIS-DAAD Scholarships for PhD Scholars in African Countries
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya, in partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Programme and African university partners, gladly welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates for a 3 year PhD scholarships (which includes research, training, developing research partnerships, writing scientific papers and grant proposals, and attending scientific meetings and international conferences) in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS). The primary objective of ARPPIS is to prepare young researchers from Africa to compete in an internationally competitive research environment within national, regional and international research programmes.
Application Deadline: 11th February
Princeton University Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, gladly welcomes applications for the 2022 fellowship competition.
Each year, three to five postdoctoral fellows are appointed for a three-year term of residence to pursue research and teach half-time in their academic host department, the Program in Humanistic Studies, or other university programs. Fellows are provided with a salary of approx. $88,800 per year, benefits, a $5,000 research account, access to university grants, a shared office, a personal computer, and other resources.
Application Deadline: 22nd August
Japan Foundation United Nations University (JFUNU) Scholarships for PhD Students from Developing Countries
This program is available for outstanding PhD students from developing countries who demonstrate a need for financial assistance, to study in the field of Science in Sustainability, Development, and Peace at United Nations University ISP, Japan.
Application Deadline: 27th April
CIMO Doctoral Fellowship for International Students
CIMO (Centre for International Mobility) offers a number of scholarship programs for Doctoral level studies and research at Finnish universities.
250 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme
Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong offers PhD Fellowship to International students 2021
The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), established in 2009 by the Research Grants Council (RGC), aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programs in Hong Kong’s institutions. About 250 PhD Fellowships will be awarded this academic year to awardees who need more than three years to complete the PhD degree, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions in any field of study.
This Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$301,200 (approximately US$38,600) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$12,600 (approximately US$1,600) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years.
Application Deadline: 1st December at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00
Fulbright Foreign Scholarships in USA (Masters & PhD)
Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarships Program for Masters, PhD and non-degree postgraduate studies to study at USA Universities. This Scholarship is currently open for approximately 4,000 international students from more than 155 international countries.
Application Deadline: Varies per country, from February to May annually of the preceding year you wish to study.
There you have it! 19 Ph.D. Scholarships for Egypt Students in 2021, although all African students are welcome to apply. Remember to apply to as many related Scholarships as possible and most importantly submit your applications at least a week before the stated deadline. Goodluck!
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