Scholarships and fellowships: Africa

Regional Information

Student enrolments by country

Country Student enrolments *
Botswana 8
Egypt 4
Eritrea 1
Ethiopia 2
Ghana 1
Kenya 25
Lesotho 1
Liberia 1
Libya 12
Madagascar 3
Malawi 4
Mauritius 8
Mozambique 3
Nigeria 4
Rwanda 1
Réunion 1
Seychelles 1
Sierra Leone 3
South Africa 28
Swaziland 1
Tanzania 2
Uganda 9
Zambia 4
Zimbabwe 1

* Student enrolments as of 31 March 2011.


These PDF files provide information on some of the international scholarship opportunities available for students travelling to and from Africa.

Inbound charts list opportunities for international students travelling to Australia.
Outbound charts list opportunities for Australian domestic students travelling overseas.

Botswana Botswana PDF Inbound (PDF, 104 kB)  
Egypt Egypt PDF Inbound (PDF, 111 kB)  
Ghana Ghana PDF Inbound (PDF, 99 kB)  
Kenya Kenya PDF Inbound (PDF, 104 kB)  
Nigeria Nigeria PDF Inbound (PDF, 105 kB)  
Rwanda Rwanda PDF Inbound (PDF, 104 kB)  
South Africa South Africa PDF Inbound (PDF, 107 kB)  
Swaziland Swaziland PDF Inbound (PDF, 104 kB) PDF Outbound 
Tanzania Tanzania PDF Inbound (PDF, 106 kB)  
Uganda Uganda PDF Inbound (PDF, 104 kB)  
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe PDF Inbound (PDF, 94 kB)  

Applying to the University of Sydney

For many scholarships, applicants must first obtain an offer of admission to their chosen academic programme.

> Find a course

Application procedures and entry requirements:

> International Undergraduate
> International Postgraduate Coursework
> International Postgraduate Research

PhD applicants should first contact a research supervisor.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

International students must meet the University of Sydney’s English language proficiency requirements. English proficiency is determined by the result of an IELTS or TOEFL test, or by previous tertiary study in English.

> English language proficiency requirements (PDF)

The University of Sydney’s Centre for English Teaching (CET) offers high quality English language programmes, including academic English.

> Centre for English Teaching

Australian Student Visas

Most international students require a valid student visa for study in Australia. For information on Australian student visa options, please visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.

> Student visas (Department of Immigration and Citizenship)

Agents in Africa

The University of Sydney is represented by several education agents overseas. Potential international students may contact our agent representatives for information about the university and our academic programmes, or to lodge an application.

> Find an agent in your country


> International Student Office