Scholarship Opportunities For Students in Niger

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Scholarships are available for students who wish to study in Niger. Scholarships can come from organizations, well-wishers, or other nations to promote education especially for the disadvantaged and less privileged in Niger.

Some of the known categories of scholarships in Niger are Student specific scholarships, Career-specific scholarships, Merit-based scholarships, Need-based scholarships, Creative contest scholarships, College-specific scholarships, and Athletic Scholarships, to mention but a few.

The West African Research Association (WARA) –targets students who wish to study in West African countries, Niger included. It offers financial assistance to students who want to complete their Masters and Doctoral studies at any Niger university. The program offers a maximum of $2500 and $3500 for travel and living expenses in the host nation.

Leadership Essay Competition -This is a creative contest scholarship that offers Partial scholarship to students who wish to study in an African trade at any Nigerien Universities

Eligibility- It is open to all African citizens to study in any African country, Niger included.

Requirements-Creativity is a prerequisite and relevant proof of study towards any degree at any Nigerien university should be availed.

Fulbright mtvU Scholarships –The is a scholarship that funds specific examinations that focus on how current music works or functions as a medium of cultural exchange.

Those applying to study in Niger are required to be at least fluent in French and their proposals must be submitted in French. Candidates must also speak the African language that is used in the area where their research will be conducted.

The KDS scholarship- is a scholarship awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding results in their studies. Students have to share the breakthrough moment that made them pursue a graduate degree.


  • graduate and undergraduate students can apply

  • Students must be enrolled at an institution in Niger.

  • Applicants should be registered as full-time for on-campus study


Three authors of winning essays will get cash prizes as shown below:

  • First prize -$1 500

  • 2nd prize -  $1000

  • 3rd prize - $500


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