University of Essex Africa Scholarship Programme 2018/2019 for Young Africans to study in the United Kingdom

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If you’re an international student from an African nation and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship of £4,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee. If you are from any of the following countries, please check the academic requirements below to see if you could be eligible.

Ghana

Nigeria

Other member states of the African Union

  • 2:1 or above (or equivalent as defined by our Postgraduate Admissions selection criteria)

Degree qualification

You will also be considered for this award if you are a national of an African nation and you have a degree:

  • from a recognised UK university, other than Essex, with a 2:1 or above, or
  • from a recognised university with a 2:1 or above (or equivalent as defined by our Postgraduate Admissions selection criteria) or from any of the following countries:
    • Bangladesh
    • Canada
    • China
    • Hong Kong
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Japan
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Malaysia
    • Norway
    • Pakistan
    • Russia
    • Taiwan
    • Thailand
    • Turkey
    • USA
    • Vietnam

Eligibility

You must meet all of the following conditions.

  • be classified as an international student for fee purposes
  • be a national of an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union) and ordinarily resident in an African nation (see the full terms and conditions for definition of “ordinary residence”)
  • be entirely self-funding your studies
  • be a graduate of any African country, or any of the countries specified above
  • be applying for a full-time Masters course starting in 2018-19 (excluding MBA)
  • meet the academic criteria in the table above

How to apply

  • If you meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer of your place by 30 September 2018 then you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. All our relevant course applications, received by the given deadline, will automatically be considered for this scholarship and a fee discount applied to all who meet our grade requirements.
  • You’ll be notified of your award at the point when your place at Essex is confirmed, and by the end of October 2018. You don’t need to complete an application form.

Application Deadline: 30 September 2018

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the University of Essex Africa Scholarship Programme 2018/2019