STEM Funding

There are numerous grants, fellowships, and funding opportunities for African STEM students and professionals. Here are links to some of them.

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The Africa Desk
A database with information on research and scholarship funding.
http://www.africadesk.ac.uk/directory/fundingdb/
Fellowships – http://www.africadesk.ac.uk/directory/fellowship/

Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF)
Science research grants for outstanding early career African researchers.
https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/aref/

After School Africa
Scholarships for African Students.
http://www.afterschoolafrica.com/scholarship/by-level/masters/

Advance Africa
Research grants.
http://www.advance-africa.com/Research_Grants.html

Association of African Universities (AAU)
Funding opportunities, scholarships, and training notices.
http://www.aau.org/content/funding-opportunitiesschorlaships-and-training-notices

DFG German Research Foundation
Funding for early career researchers from Africa.
http://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/international_cooperation/international_cooperation/cooperation_africa/

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases
Diverse funding opportunities.
http://www.gacd.org/projects/funding-opportunities/current

Medical Research Foundation
Funding for African Researchers.
http://www.medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk/for-researchers/funding-opportunities/funding-for-african-researchers/

Scholarships for Africans
http://www.scholarshipforafricans.com/

Scholarships for Development
Scholarships for African students
http://www.scholars4dev.com/category/target-group/africans-scholarships/

Sustainable Sciences Institute
Research Funding Sources.
http://sustainablesciences.org/funding-for-research/

The University of Cambridge
Grants and fellowships.
http://www.cambridge-africa.cam.ac.uk/funding/

United States Scholarship to Africa
http://www.ussafrica.org/

West African Research Association
Grants and fellowship competition.
http://www.bu.edu/wara/fellowship/

The Wellcome Trust
Funding for biomedical science, innovation, public engagement etc.
www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/index.htm