Fully-Funded Ashinaga Undergraduate Degree Scholarships – Apply Now

Fully-Funded Ashinaga Undergraduate Degree Scholarships

The Ashinaga Initiative is for students from Africa who wish to pursue undergraduate degree studies abroad in countries like the United States of America (USA), United Kingdom, Japan etc. The countries where successful candidates will pursue their studies will be decided after being selected for the scholarship.

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Scholarship Benefits

Ashinaga scholarship is fully funded and covers tuition, accommodation, travel costs, and other necessary fees.

Application Deadline

  • Deadline for English-speaking and French-speaking applications: 20th January, 2023 at 00h.Midnight GMT.
  • The deadline for applicants from Lusophone countries (Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe and Mozambique) is Midnight GMT  Friday  14th October  2022.


Applicants must:

  • Have lost one or both parents.
  • Have completed secondary school and received the results of their national secondary school examination (technical and vocational degrees not accepted) within the last two years (any date after 2nd August 2020, including all of 2021 and 2022) or will have completed secondary school and received final exam results before February 28th, 2023.
  • Be born after 1st September 2000.
  • Not have the means to attend university abroad without external financial support.
  • Be proficient in English, French or Portuguese.
  • Be regularly ranked in the top 10% of their class during their last 2 or 3 years of secondary school.
  • Be able to participate in the two Ashinaga preparatory programs, over the course of one year, before attending university.
  • Be committed to return home, or to Sub-Saharan Africa, and contribute to society in Sub-Saharan Africa after graduating from university.
  • Have no dependents who could interfere with academic progress.Have a good enough health condition to be able to study abroad.
  • Copy of all term reports / high school transcripts from the last 2 years.

Required Documents

  • Copy of national ID card or passport.
  • Copy of term reports / high school for your final year of school.
  • Copy of final Secondary School Examination Certificate
  • Copy of all term reports / high school transcripts from the last 2 years.
  • Copy of final Secondary School Examination Certificate (if you did not submit it with your registration form)
  • Copy of academic transcripts / diplomas from university / post-secondary institution, (if applicable).
  • Copy of death certificate of deceased parent(s), including the deceased parent’s name, or alternative official documentation proving the death of parent(s) or orphan status.
  • Copy of birth certificate of the applicant.
  • Copies of certificates for extracurricular activities, training courses, jobs or commitments (if applicable).
  • A letter of recommendation from a principal or school teacher. This should be inclusive of their email address, phone number and must contain information about your performance and character whilst at secondary school. All recommendation letters should contain an official signature or stamp.

How To Apply For Ashinaga International Scholarship

Interested Applicants are to click on the below link to apply. All students who register for the program will receive an email notification with a link to the application form within 1 month of their registration if they are eligible for the program.

Are you in need of more information?, Kindly visit the official scholarship page.

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