Worldwide universities and other organizations are offering various scholarships for Burkina Faso and African Students. African countries’ students keep on searching financial aids to update their higher education. Students of West African country Burkina Faso are provided various grants to fulfil theie dreams of pursuing college educatyion abroad. Find below the list of Burkina Faso masters scholarships, undergraduate scholarships, PhD scholarships and post-doctoral scholarships to study in Africa and abroad.

Government of India (ICCR) Africa Scholarships

Governing Body: Government of India. The ICCR implements this scheme on behalf of the Ministry of External Affairs.
Award Includes: It cover living allowance, house rent allowance and medical benefits.
Study Program:
Scholarships are awarded to pursue undergraduate, post-graduate and higher courses programme at Institutions/Universities in India.
Open For: This scholarship is open for some specific country including Burkina Faso.          
Submission Deadline: 15th January 2016.

2016 AFD-PSIA Student Scholarship

Governing Body: Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency
Award Includes: Scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition fee grants are offered to incoming students in the Master in Development Practice at PSIA.
Study Program:
Scholarships are available for pursuing masters programme at Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA).        
Open For: Some specific African countries including Burkina Faso can apply for this scholarship.
Submission Deadline: 10th January 2016

Centre of African Studies Visiting Research Fellowship

Governing Body: The Centre of African Studies, with the generous assistance of the A.G. Leventis Foundation at the University of Cambridge, UK
Award Includes: Each award is worth up to £14,000, out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow.
Study Program: This is a six months visiting research fellowship programme at the University of Cambridge.
Open For: Students of Africa can apply for this fellowship.
Submission Deadline: 15 January 2016

Ferguson Scholarships for African Students

Governing Body: Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust, UK
Award Includes:
Each Ferguson Scholarship is valued at £25,000 in total and lasts for one year.
Study Program:
Scholarships are available for pursuing master programme at the SOAS, University of London.
Open For: Students of some specific African countries including Burkina Faso can apply for this scholarship.
Submission Deadline: 28 January 2016

Lord Walston Scholarship for African Students

Governing Body: University of East Anglia, UK
Award Includes:
The Scholarship covers full fees and maintenance (living expenses).
Study Program:
Scholarship is available for pursuing master degree at University of East Anglia in UK.
Open For: Students of Africa can apply for this scholarship.          
Submission Deadline: 16 March 2016.

Postgraduate Taught Talent Scholarship

Governing Body: University of Southampton (UK)
Award Includes:
Scholarship of £6,000 is available for students.
Study Program:
Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate taught programme at the University of Southampton.
Open For: Students from Africa, Middle East, South America and India can apply for this scholarship.         
Submission Deadline: 31st March 2016

The Desmond Tutu Masters Scholarship at University of Edinburgh in UK

Governing Body: University of Edinburgh, UK
Study Program: Scholarships are provided to study within the School of Divinity at University of Edinburgh.
Open For: The students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for this scholarship.
Award Includes: The scholarship will cover the full overseas tuition fee and a maintenance allowance of £5,000. The award will be tenable for one academic year.
Submission Deadline: 1st April 2016

High Achiever Foundation Prize

Governing Body: University of Nottingham, UK
Award Includes:
The value of undergraduate high achiever prize is £2,000 towards tuition fees.
Study Program:
Prizes are available for pursuing foundation courses at University of Nottingham.
Open For: Students of Africa can apply for these foundation prizes.          
Submission Deadline: 15 April 2016

MIT-Zaragoza African Supply Chain Professional Scholarships

Governing Body: Zaragoza Logistics Center, Spain
Award Includes:
ZLC will award a number of scholarships consisting of reduction in tuition for the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Study Program:
Scholarships are available for engineering program at master’s level.
Open For: African candidates can apply for this scholarship.          
Submission Deadline: April 15th 2016.

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

Governing Body: The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Award Includes:
Total offer is of £20,000.
Study Program:
Scholarship is available to pursue full-time taught master’s programme.
Open For: Students of some specific African countries including Burkina Faso can apply for this scholarship.
Submission Deadline:  27 April 2016

LSE Margaret Bennett Scholarship for Female

Governing Body: The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Award Includes:
The scholarship is expected to be to the value of £5,000.
Study Program: Scholarship is available for pursuing LLM programme.
Open For: Female students from Africa can apply for this scholarship.        
Submission Deadline: 27 April 2016

Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust

Governing Body: Loughborough University, UK
Award Includes:
The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year.
Study Program:
Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate taught programme at Loughborough University.
Open For: African countries students can apply for this scholarship.         
Submission Deadline: 30th April 2016

David E I Pyott Master of Surgery in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship

Governing Body: The scholarship is funded by the generous support of the David E I Pyott Foundation, UK
Award Includes:
Each scholarship will cover the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study as well as provide access to a broadband facility and a laptop.
Study Program:
Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree programme at the University of Edinburgh.
Open For: This scholarship is open for some specific country including Burkina Faso.          
Submission Deadline: 29th July 2016