UNICAF Distance Learning Scholarship for African Students

The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

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Undergraduate Master

Location (s):

  • Cyprus
  • Online
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America


UNICAF is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available. The programme supports students that are domiciled in Africa and provides opportunities for studies towards various distance learning degree programmes awarded by European, British and American universities.


Currently UNICAF provides scholarships for the online programmes offered by the University of South Wales in the UK, the University of Nicosia in the EU and the Marymount California University in the USA.

For the last two decades, our associate institutions have been offering scholarships to international students. Successful students were able to make a significant contribution to their home countries at the highest level.

  • The UNICAF Scholarship Programme was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students from Africa the opportunity of furthering their education by studying towards internationally accredited qualifications at a much lower cost, which are offered fully online or through blended learning.
  • The UNICAF Scholarship Programme is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available to African students and provides opportunities for studies towards undergraduate and postgraduate  degree programmes leading to awards by one of our partner universities.
  • Students interested in UNICAF Scholarships should submit an application in order to be considered for a scholarship.
  • Each scholarship application is given consideration and a decision is made depending on the academic qualifications and the financial need of the student.  Eligible students will be awarded a partial scholarship.
  • Join our thousands of students from countries all over Africa, like Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana and many more.
  • Apply today and take advantage of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme.

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Description of Ideal Candidate:

To apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme, candidates should:

  • Be earning less than $20,000 per year.
  • Be available to commence their academic studies within 6 months from the date of receiving admission to one of the programmes offered.
  • Meet the entry requirements of the respective programme of study.


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:


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