35 Leadership Scholarships Around the World

Strong leaders are highly sought-after worldwide, and many universities pride themselves on nurturing the next generation of leaders, innovators and decision-makers. For this reason, leadership scholarships commonly offered; universities are keen to attract and support students who show leadership potential – as a way to nurture an innovative spirit on campus, as well as ensuring an alumni community full of impressive achievements.

See below for a selection of scholarships to support future leaders, for studies around the world.

To study anywhere

  • Jusoor Scholarship Programs – Opportunities for Syrian students to gain leadership and academic scholarships to study in the US, Europe and the Middle East.
  • QS Leadership Scholarship – Exclusive international postgraduate scholarship open to attendees of the QS World Grad School Tour who demonstrate leadership, to support the costs of a graduate program (excluding MBAs) anywhere in the world.

To study in Australia & New Zealand

To study in New Zealand:

  • Emerging Leaders’ Scholarship @ UC – Merit-based scholarshipsfor students from New Zealand or Australia with leadership potential to gain funding for study at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

To study in Australia:

To study in Europe

To study in the UK:

To study in North America

To study in Canada:

  • Entrance Leadership Scholarship Competition @ University of Alberta – Undergraduate scholarships for the University of Alberta in Canada, open to Canadian students who show academic ability and leadership potential.
  • Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship – Scholarships for Canadian students outside Quebec who have an interest in community development and leadership wishing to gain funding to study at undergraduate level at a Canadian university.
  • Schulich Leader Scholarships – Undergraduate scholarships for leading students in STEM fields at accredited Canadian universities. Excludes medicine and medical research.
  • TD Scholarships for Community Leadership – Scholarships for Canadian students involved in community development, human rights, politics, youth engagement or social work to gain funding to study at universities across Canada.

To study in the US:

To study elsewhere in the world

If you haven’t found what you’re looking for, you should make sure to search the website of the university or business school you want to study at, to find out what funding opportunities are available.


GTS Team

We are the Marketing Team from NOM Global Education & Travel Solutions, and we built this blog to help Cameroonians in particular and Africans in general to easily find and apply to scholarships and grants.

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