Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships 2018 in Netherlands

These scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology. The Global Initiativeaims to support capacity building in the Global South and to advance future leadership focusing on sustainable global development. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a guiding principle for the TU Delft.

TU Delft | Global Initiative offers four Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships every year. From the students we expect that they are willing to act as our ambassadors during their studies and after graduation.

Host University:

  • Deft University of Technology

Host Country:

  • Netherlands

No. of Scholarships:

  • 4 Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Admitted to one of TU Delft’s MSc programmes with an accumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in your bachelor’s degree;
  • A degree from an accredited university in one of the above mentioned countries.


  • Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South-Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Scholarships Value

  • Full tuition fees for a TU Delft MSc programme
  • Living expenses for 2 years
  • €25.000 per year for Sub-Saharan students
  • Membership to the Scholarship club giving access to personal development, workshops, seminars, etc.


  • Check if you’re eligible for this scholarship.
  • Complete your application for a Non EU. Check the admission requirements. application, the Application Form for a Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarship (available per 1 October 2017).
  • Upload your MSc application and the Application for Sub-Saharan Africa

Application Deadline:

  • Before 1 February 2018