Top 10 Global Opportunities for Africans to Explore in Physical Sciences 2021

If you’ve been wondering how you can take your career and educational pursuits to the next level, then you’re in the right place. This is because the top global opportunities for Africans to explore in Physical Sciences is exactly what you need. However, remember that this list is subject to updates because it is in-exhaustible. 

1. DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany for DAAD-Alumni from Sub-Saharan Africa 2021

DAAD in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) invites applications for the DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany for DAAD-Alumni from Sub-Saharan Africa in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The application deadline is July 1, 2021, for fellowships starting on November 1, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply. 

2. TWAS New African Principal Investigators Programme (SG-NAPI) 2021 (Win USD 67,700)

The World Academy of Sciences invites applications for the TWAS New African Principal Investigators Programme (SG-NAPI) in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: July 27, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

3. Radcliffe Institute Fellowship for Scientists and Journalists Worldwide in USA 2021

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Havard University in the USA invites applications from exceptional scientists, writers, scholars, public intellectuals, and artists for the 2021 fellowships. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline for applications in humanities, social sciences, and creative arts is September 10, 2022. The deadline for applications in science, engineering, and mathematics is October 1, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply. 

4. AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy in the USA 2021 (Win $10,000)

The American Association for the Advancement of Science invites applications for the AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy in the USA in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The Center for Science Diplomacy is accepting nominations for the 2022 award from April 15 through June 30, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

5. TED Fellows Programme for Extraordinary, Multidisciplinary Individuals and innovators in the USA 2022

TED invites applications for the TED Fellows Programme for Extraordinary, Multidisciplinary Individuals and innovators in the USA in 2022. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline to submit your application is June 30, 2021, at 11:59 pm UTC. Click here for more details and to apply.

6. TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Scholars in India 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India and The World Academy of Sciences offers postdoc fellowships to foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research in emerging areas in science and technology for which facilities are available in laboratories and institutes of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline for receipt of applications is July 31, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

7. TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Young Scientists in Thailand 2021

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship for those who wish to pursue advanced research in biotechnology a the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) in Thailand in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The closing date for receipt of applications is July 31, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

8. COINS Grand Challenge for Undergraduate Students and Entrepreneurs in the USA 2021

Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) invites applications for the COINS Grand Challenge for undergraduates, youngsters and entrepreneurs in the built environment in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The applications close June 28, 2021.  Click here for more details and to apply.

9. DAAD Postgraduate Courses Scholarships for Foreign Students in Germany 2021

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers scholarships for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Scholarships. These scholarships are available in diverse fields for foreign applicants. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The application deadline varies. Click here for more details and to apply.

10. DFID Global Innovation Fund for Poverty Alleviation in 2020(Win £10m)

The US Department of International Development (DFID) invites applications for grants within the Global Innovation Fund in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: They accept applications on a continuous basis, with no deadlines or ’rounds’ of funding. Click here for more details and to apply.

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With the top global opportunities for Africans to explore in Physical Sciences, international students are on their way to taking your career to the next level. 

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