The prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) recently announced three Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships for the 2019/20 school year.

There are many ways to pay for your U.S. college education, including scholarships and financial aid. You will often encounter the words “scholarship” and “financial aid” used interchangeably.  What’s the difference?  Technically, a scholarship is a competition with a prize of money for education, while financial aid is given to students with the greatest need.

With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialized countries.

Schwarzman Scholars, a one-year masters program, which seeks to bring together the greatest academic talent from around the world including Africa, shares this perspective.