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Margaret Sanders Undergraduate Scholarship for African Students

Melody.com.ng Team

Last updated on October 17, 2019

Margaret Sanders Undergraduate Scholarship for African Students 2019/2020. The annual Margaret Sanders International Scholarship is open to graduating high school students from AISA full member schools.

The scholarship provides financial support for the graduate to attend college or university (must be a 501 (c)(3), U.S. chartered, degree-granting institution) and may cover a broad range of educational expenses such as tuition, room and board, books, computers and the like.

  • Application Deadline: 1st November 2019
  • Eligible Countries: African countries
  • To be taken at (country): African countries
  • Type: Undergraduate
  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Value of Award: To be determined by the Margaret Sanders Foundation each year (normally around US$5,000)

Margaret Sanders Undergraduate Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Be enrolled at an AISA Full Member school in good standing
  • Be in their senior year of high school
  • Be endorsed and recommended by their school
  • Have applied to a qualifying 501 (c)(3), U.S. chartered, degree-granting institution

Selection Criteria

The Margaret Sanders International Scholarship will be awarded to the students who demonstrate character strengths such as persistence and motivation, resourcefulness, and acceptance of other cultures and points of view.

Nominated students should also display a genuine interest in, and sustained commitment to the welfare of others, as reflected through participation in school activities, and community/civic involvement.

Factors considered in the selection process include:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Leadership and service contributions that directly address community and societal needs and solutions

Application Procedure:

Margaret Sanders International Scholarship details and the application form can be found on the AAIE website here.

Full Member AISA schools are invited to submit one student for consideration of the scholarship opportunity.

AAIE will forward all applications received from the region to the AISA Board who will choose one student to represent the AISA region. This applicant will then compete with candidates in other regions for this prestigious international award.

Winners will be notified on 15 December with awards presented at the annual AAIE Conference in February. Visit the programme website for details about the scholarship.


  1. Franca Emeruom Franca Emeruom

    Awarding of scholarship is in the high increase and is very encouraging to especially those who are limited financially. How I wish all these opportunities happened during my time.

    • AYANGBADE SEMIU AYANGBADE SEMIU

      This very very fantastic fantastically. I appreciate those who organized this kind program.may God continue to bless you and others

  2. Esther Olalekan Esther Olalekan

    I can see that Nigerians are now enjoying scholarships,which was very scarce in the past at least, some people can benefit from this

    • Muyiwa Olalekan Muyiwa Olalekan

      I hope those eligible or those that apply for it won’t be a victim of fraud. because every where now is now filled with scholarships

  3. Awokunle Gideon oluwaferanmi Awokunle Gideon oluwaferanmi

    Full Member AISA schools are invited to submit one student for consideration of the scholarship opportunity.

  4. femi gideon femi gideon

    This is very good.we really appreciate those who are organizing this . they are going a great job in making Nigeria an educated nation.

  5. Abdulyakini Isah Abdulyakini Isah

    The new development for all African university Margaret sanders are also undergoing scholarship for students that is Nice now it is an opportunity for students now.

  6. Abdulazeez Oladimeji Abdulazeez Oladimeji

    Education is taken an higher level improvement now adays compare to the olds. Here scholarship there scholarship I hope some people take this serious and not look it as a scam. Cause I know African ideology.

  7. James Ugwu James Ugwu

    This is a nice opportunity from Sanders foundation but I don’t understand the meaning of AISA region as indicated above.

  8. James Ugwu James Ugwu

    I wish all rich men and women will imitate such people as Sanger, then this world will really be a better place. This is a nice opportunity.

  9. Diepriye Daniel Diepriye Daniel

    This is a very good and unique idea for the African people, some are going to partake on this scholarship

  10. ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI

    This sander Margaret scholarship is open again, it’s one of the best scholarship in Nigeria, I will urge us to distribute the information for those who wants to apply

  11. Abdulazeez Oladimeji Abdulazeez Oladimeji

    What did they mean by AISA region cause am confused about that. And is a good scholarship tho. Wish I can partake in the scholarship but don’t meet some requirement that was shortlisted above.

  12. Adesida Adeyemi Adesida Adeyemi

    This private business sector has really come to found out that Nigerian education is nothing to write home about is good as they have come to our rescue through the scholarship

  13. Ovoke Samuel Ovoke Samuel

    Good one. This is a very nice news, helping people into education is one of the best thing anyone can do.
    I pray it favours people that went for it

  14. Ovoke Samuel Ovoke Samuel

    Good one. This is a very nice news, helping people into education is one of the best thing anyone can do.
    I pray it favours people that went for it.

  15. Udoka Stephen Udoka Stephen

    Good day ladies and gentleman, please how can I be part of this.
    Is it applicable to undergraduate in the university. Please someone should throw more light on this. Thanks.

  16. CHUKWUEMEKA AKUJOBI CHUKWUEMEKA AKUJOBI

    This is very good opportunity to help people.I really appreciate those who are organizing this .Tey are going a great job in building the nation

  17. Divine Maduekwe Divine Maduekwe

    This is a very nice and improving way of helping people, am just happy that at lest those with fast brain and less money would be able to make it with this opportunity

  18. BALMUN DASBEN BALMUN DASBEN

    Ah, what a wonderful and great opportunity, infact, is a really awesome one, good luck fod those that they can be able to make it up

  19. Solomon Michael Solomon Michael

    All those scholarship i am reading about on this site are very good, but most of those scholarship is not meant for Nigeria, i wish i am eligible.

    • Nigeria as a country is eligible, we do not post scholarships that doesn’t accept the great Nigerian students. Check if you meet the requirements and then proceed to application. Thanks

  20. Ethel Clara Ethel Clara

    Here comes another one! Another life-helping opportunity. I feel Nigeria is among cos it is an African country. May God bless Africa.

  21. Solomon Michael Solomon Michael

    All those scholarship i am reading about on this site are very good, but most of those scholarship is not meant for Nigeria, i wish i am eligible.
    Well,I hope i will still come across the one that I will be eligible.

  22. Adewale Ayanbunmi Adewale Ayanbunmi

    Great opportunity in all scholarship the problem is to get some body to cornet you is not easy, and hope all this scholarship money is not too much.

  23. YAHAYA SAHEED YAHAYA SAHEED

    UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE NOW COMING FROM NOOKS AND CRANNIES OF THE WORLD TO HELP PEOPLE THAT ARE COMING FROM NON AFFLUENCE BACKGROUND OR FAMILIES. THANK YOU ALL.

  24. Josephat Uchechukwu Josephat Uchechukwu

    Is really amazing the names of institutions am hearing through this blog. Melody blog has opened my eyes to an extent. For those who merit the award of scholarship I congratulate you all.

  25. Oyekanmi Ireoluwa Oyekanmi Ireoluwa

    Wonderful this is awesome, another opportunity for people out there to grab and make it work for the betterment of themselves, thanks to sanders university may God continue to help them

  26. RAIFU LATIFAT RAIFU LATIFAT

    GIVING SCHOLARSHIP TO PEOPLE IS NOT ENOUGH BECAUSE WE STILL NEED TO CHECK THEIR LIVING, ARE THEY LIVE IN PENURY OR ARE THEY NOT IN SUFFERING? MAY GOD INCREASE THE WEALTH OF SPONSORS.

  27. TIJANI RABIU TIJANI RABIU

    YES YOU MAKE SENSE ALOT VERY GOOD TO HEAR THIS INFORMATION BUT YOU THAT TRY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP MAY GOD PROMOTE YOUR LEVEL AMIO…THANKS.

  28. Anonymous Anonymous

    This is a nice opportunity from Sanders foundation but I don’t understand the meaning of AISA region as indicated above. It give hope to many

  29. SANDRA ECHEGIRI SANDRA ECHEGIRI

    This is a nice opportunity from the foundation but I don’t understand the meaning of AISA region as indicated above. It give hope to many

  30. Udoka Stephen Udoka Stephen

    Thanks for putting smiles on the face of many, and also giving them opportunity. Although I don’t really know much about this program. But all the same that is to them.

  31. Agbolade Abdullah Agbolade Abdullah

    Thanks for the schorlaship reward because it improve the skill of those students to still buckles up yo achieve their aim to further more in education and you it’s a great fortune

  32. Azeezat Nihinlola Azeezat Nihinlola

    This is very good.we really appreciate those who are organizing this . they are going a great job in making Nigeria an educated nation

  33. dauda jafar dauda jafar

    I think this is just one of the best they can afford but i know more is on it way, am very happy and excited about hearing all this information.

  34. Elijah Aborisade Elijah Aborisade

    Good information and scholarship opportunities by the government and individuals of U.S. They are really helpful and ready to help in whatever way unlike our rich men and women in this country, rather than helping, they steal more money..

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