Here is a comprehensive guide of graduate study scholarships which you can apply for 2016-17. They are mainly from European countries and other places like Japan, Taiwan, China.

They generally target African and developing countries and we have listed them here as they have benefited thousands of Zimbabweans studying abroad.

They are in graduate, post graduate masters and research PhDs.

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* note..disregard expired dates as most of these programs are available annually.

Emile Boutmy Scholarships for Non-EU Students at Sciences Po

Sciences Po 
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan/2 May 2016 (annual)
Study in:  France
Course starts September 2016

Science@Leuven Scholarships for International Students

K.U. Leuven Faculty of Science
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 31 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Next course starts September 2016

University of Twente Scholarships (UTS)

University of Twente
Masters Degree

Deadline: 30 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts Sept 2016

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme at Oxford University

University of Oxford
Masters Degree

Deadline: 8/22 Jan 2016* (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts 2016

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships

Swedish Institute
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Dec 2015/13 Feb 2016
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

Eiffel Scholarships in France for International Students

Campus France
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: before 8 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  France
Course starts AY 2016-2017

VLIR-UOS Training and Masters Scholarships in Belgium

VLIR-UOS
Training/Masters Degree

Deadline: varies (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Course starts 2016

Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES)

University of Amsterdam
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

Lund University Global Scholarship Programme

Lund University
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Pershing Square Foundation
MBA/Masters Degree

Deadline: 8 Jan/18 Mar 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2016

Chalmers IPOET Scholarships for International Students

Chalmers University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

VU Amsterdam Fellowship Programme for International Students

VU University Amsterdam
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships

University of Edinburgh
PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2016

Africa Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program

Canadian Government
Masters Degree

Deadline: 2 Nov 2015 (annual)
Study in:  Canada
Course starts Sept 2016

MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program for Africans

MasterCard Foundation
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: Jan-July 2016
Study in: USA & Africa
Course starts September 2016

Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students

Utrecht University
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 April/1 Dec (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts Sept 2016

University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships

University of Geneva
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 15 March 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts September 2016

Uppsala IPK Scholarships for International Students

Uppsala University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

Reach Oxford Scholarships for Developing Country Students

University of Oxford
Undergraduate Degree

Deadline: 19 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts October 2016

Singapore International Graduate Award

Singapore Government
PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Singapore
Next Course starts Aug 2016

Transform Together Scholarships for International and European Union (non-UK) Students

Sheffield Hallam University
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 31 May/1 Nov 2016 (annual)
Study in: Sheffield, UK
Course starts Sept 2016/Jan 2017

Eric Bleumink Scholarships at University of Groningen

University of Groningen 
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

World Citizen Talent Scholarship for International Students

The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Bachelor’s Degree

Deadline: 31 March 2016
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

University of Sydney International Scholarships (USydIS)

University of Sydney 
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 31 July/15 Dec (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Course starts July 2016

AAUW International Fellowships in USA for Women

AAUW
Masters/PhD/Postdoctoral

Deadline: 1 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in: USA
Next course starts July 2016

ICSP Scholarships at University of Oregon USA

University of Oregon
Bachelors Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in: USA
Course starts 2016

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

University of Manitoba
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: varies (annual)
Study in: Canada
Course starts 2016

Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

Gates Cambridge Trust
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 14 Oct/2 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts October 2016

Clarendon Fund Scholarships at University of Oxford

Oxford University Press
Masters/PhD Degrees

Deadline: 8 Jan/22 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts October 2016

Radboud Scholarship Programme for International Students

Radboud University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 April 2016
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

IRO PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries at K.U. Leuven University

K.U. Leuven
Doctoral Degree (PhD)

Deadline: 9 Nov 2015 (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Course starts October 2016

American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

American University
Bachelors Degree

Deadline: 15 Dec 2015
Study in: USA
Course starts August 2016

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)

Canadian Government
Graduate Degree

Deadline: before 4 Nov 2015 (annual)
Study in: Canada
Course starts May/Sept 2016

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students

Swiss Government
PhD/Postdoctoral Degree

Deadline: varies, Sept-Nov 2015
Study in: Switzerland
Next course starts 2016

UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award

Univ of British Columbia
Bachelor’s Degree

Deadline: 10 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in:  Canada
Course starts 2016

UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

University of Lausanne
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in: Switzerland
Course starts September 2016

Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships

University of Warwick
PhD Degree

Deadline: 13 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in: London, UK
Course starts October 2016

Humber International Entrance Scholarships

Humber College
Undergraduate Degree

Deadline: 25 May/5 Oct 2015 (annual)
Study in: Canada
Course starts Sept 2015/January 2016

Westminster Full Fee Scholarships for International Students

University of Westminster
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 May/16 Oct 2015  (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2015/Jan 2016

Danish State Tuition Fee Waivers and Scholarships at Roskilde University

Roskilde University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Mar/1 Sep (annual)
Study in: Denmark
Next course starts February 2016

University of Otago International Research Master’s Scholarship

University of Otago
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Oct 2015
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts 2016

Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS)

Flinders University
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 14 Aug 2015 (annual)
Study in: Australia
Course starts 2016

Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS)

University of Melbourne
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: Ongoing (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Next course starts 2016

Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)

Australian Government
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: varies, May-Oct (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Course starts 2015/2016

Netherlands Fellowship Program for Short Courses, Masters, PhD

Netherlands Government
Masters/PhD/Short Courses

Deadline: varies
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts 2015/2016

Bristol University International Scholarships

University of Bristol
Bachelors Degree

Deadline: 10 June 2016 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts  September 2016

International Ambassador Scholarships at University of West London

University of West London
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 4 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in: London, UK
Course starts January 2016

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)

University of Adelaide
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 31 Jan/30 April 2016  (annual)
Study in: Australia
Next course starts 2016

University of Westminster Full International Scholarships

University of Westminster
Undergraduate Degree

Deadline: 1 May 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2015

Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships

University of Nottingham
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 24 Apr 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2014

Türkiye Scholarships for International Students

Turkish Government
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 31 Mar 2015 (annual)
Study in:  Turkey
Course starts 2015

New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS)

NZAID
Postgraduate Studies

Deadline: 31 July  (annual)
Study in:  New Zealand
Next course starts 2015

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Japan/World Bank
Masters Degree

Deadline: 19 March 2015 (annual)
Study in:  selected Countries
Course starts AY 2015-2016 zimguide.com

 

Ruth First Scholarships for Southern Africans at Durham University

Durham University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 March 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2015

Lalji PfAL Scholarship for Sub-Saharan Africans at London School of Economics

London School of Economics
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 March 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2015

 

 

UWE Millennium Development Scholarships for International Students

University of West England
Masters Degree

Deadline: 31 Mar 2016 (annual)
Study in: London, UK
Course starts September 2016

Robert S. McNamara Phd Research Fellowships

World Bank
PhD Research Fellowships

Deadline: 11 Feb 2015 (annual)
Study in:  any Country
Research starts July-Dec 2015

Westminster Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Developing Country Students

University of Westminster
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 1 May 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2015

Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships at University of Arts London

University of Arts London
Masters Degree

Deadline: 25 May 2015
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2015

Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarship for Research Excellence at University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham
PhD Degree

Deadline: 6 March 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept-Oct 2015

Westminster-ISH Scholarships for International Students

University of Westminster
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 May 2015  (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2015

Edinburgh Global Masters Scholarships

University of Edinburgh
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Apr 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2016

ETH Zurich Excellence Masters Scholarships

ETH Zurich
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Dec 2014 (annual)
Study in: Switzerland
Course starts 2015

Eldred-Waverley Scholarship at Linacre College, Oxford

Oxford University
Masters Degrees

Deadline: 23 Jan 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts October 2015

TUBITAK Graduate Scholarships for International Students

Turkish Government
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 19 Sep 2014 (annual)
Study in:  Turkey
Course starts September 2015

University of Sydney Faculty of Science Scholarships for International Students

University of Sydney
PhD Degree

Deadline: 30 Nov 2015 (annual)
Study in: Australia
Course starts Semester 2, 2016

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarships in Media Arts Cultures

Maastricht University
Various

Deadline: 1 Jan 2015 (annual)
Study in: Denmark, Austria, Poland, HK
Course starts August 2015

Univeristy of Maastricht High Potential Scholarships for International Students

Maastricht University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

Oxford Graduate Scholarships for International Students

Oxford University/Donors
Masters/PhD Degrees

Deadline: 23 Jan 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts October 2015

University of Bern Masters Grants for International Students

University of Bern
Masters Degree

Deadline: 28 Nov 2014 (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts September 2015

United Nations University Scholarships for Developing Country Students

JFUNU
Masters Degree

Deadline: 27 February 2015
Study in: Japan
Course starts September 2015

Slovak Government Scholarships for Selected Developing Countries

Slovak Gov’t
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline:  (annual)
Study in: Slovakia
Course starts Sept 2014

KAAD Scholarships in Germany for Developing Countries

KAAD
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan/30 Jun (annual)
Study in:  Germany
Course starts 2015

Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships

University of Edinburgh
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 29 May 2015 (Annual)
Study in:  any Country (online)
Course starts Sept 2015

Taiwan Government Scholarships for International Students

Government of Taiwan
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 31 March (annual)
Study in:  Taiwan
Course starts September 2015

Japanese Government Scholarships for International Research Students

Japanese Government
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: varies
Study in:  Japan
Course starts October 2015

UWE Global Student Scholarships for International Students

University of West England
Masters Degree

Deadline: 31 Mar 2016 (annual)
Study in: London, UK
Course starts September 2016

Westminster African Education Scholarship

University of Westminster
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline:  (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2016

The University of Edinburgh Southern African Scholarships

University of Edinburgh
Masters Degree

Deadline:  (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2016

Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships

Loughborough University
Masters (MS) Degree

(annual)
Study in:  UK

Westminster African Education Scholarship

University of Westminster
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 1 May 2015 (annual)
Study in:  UK

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The University of Edinburgh Southern African Scholarships

University of Edinburgh
Masters Degree

Deadline: 25 April 2014 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2016

GeTMA Scholarships for International Students in Turkey/Germany

DAAD
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline:  (annual)
Study in: Turkey and Germany
Course starts September 2016

University of Birmingham Scholarships for International Students

University of Birmingham
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline:  (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts 2014

African Leadership in Business MBA Scholarships

ALB Foundation
MBA

Deadline: check website
Study in: Spain and other countries
Course starts 2014

University of Oulu Tuition Fee Waivers for International Students

University of Oulu
Masters Degree

Deadline: 31 January (annual)
Study in: Finland
Next Course starts September 2015

Ireland Government Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students

Ireland Government
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 29 Jan 2014 (annual)
Study in: Ireland
Course starts October 2014

CUD ARES Scholarships in Belgium for Developing Countries

CUD ARES
Masters Degree/Training

Deadline: 10 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Course starts 2016

Norwegian Quota Scholarship Scheme

Norwegian Government
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 December (annual)
Study in:  Norway
Next course starts 2016

Netherlands Master’s Fellowship Program for Developing Countries

Netherlands Government
MS/MA Degree

Deadline: 4 Feb/6 May 2014
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts September 2014

Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships (IIF) for Developing Countries

EU CORDIS
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: 14 Aug 2013 (annual)
Study in:  Europe

WMF Scholarships for Developing Country Students

Wells Mountain Foundation
Bachelor’s Degree

Deadline: 1 April 2015 (annual)
Study in: any developing country
Course starts September 2015

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