The United States Embassy scholarships, a cornerstone of the US Government‘s development
assistance program for International Students, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional
development opportunities for suitably qualified international students from eligible countries. On their return to the
US Embassy Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.
From 23rd March. the application opens for US Embassy Awards Scholarships 2020/2021.
There are two categories of Awards:
US Embassy Awards Scholarships. to undertake higher degree studies in USA at Masters level.
US Embassy Awards Short Courses. to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in the United States and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.
Offered Annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: All countries
To be taken at: United States Universities.
Public Policy (including public sector management. public sector reform. trade. international diplomacy)
Natural Resource Management (including mining-related subjects)
Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)
Energy (including Natural Gas and Oil Technology)
Natural Resource Management
Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management)
Offered Since: 1980
Type:Undergraduates,Masters and PhD Degrees
Eligibility: Varies by country (see link below for specific country eligibility criteria)
You must be at least 18 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application.
You must have at least three (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organization type(e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.
You possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognized Institution of at least 4 years in length with at least a 3rd Class Pass.
Masters Degree Scholarships Apply for Scholarship
Undergraduate Scholarship: Check the link below
You are an early or mid-career professional working in the Public Sector, the Private Sector or a Non Government Organization (Civil Society) in one of the listed priority fields of study.
You wish to undertake a Masters degree in Australia in one of the listed priority fields of study. You cannot study a Masters of Business Administration.
You have a clear vision for how you will use the knowledge gained through the Masters degree to improve policy, practice or education in the proposed field of study.
Number of Scholarships: Up to 10,000.
Value of Scholarships: This is a Full government sponsored scholarship.
Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the programme.
Select your country of origin. Follow the specific instruction on the page.
Sponsors: US Embassy Awards in Africa. an initiative of the United States Government