Category - UK scholarships

Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships at University of Oxford

Oxford University
Masters/PhD Degrees

Deadline: 8 Jan/22 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts October 2016

Brief description:

The Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships support students who have previously studied at South African universities to pursue a graduate degree at Oxford University.

Host Institution(s):

University of Oxford in United Kingdom

Fields of study:

All full-time or part-time graduate degrees offered at the University

Number of Awards:

Two (2)

Target group:

Students who have previously studied at a South African university.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

For students on full-time courses, the scholarship provides a grant for living costs of at least £14,057. Students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant to help cover their non-fee costs.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria:

You should be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford and must have previously studied at a South African university. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: in order to be considered, you must submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course (8 or 22 January 2016, depending on your course).

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate/fees-and-funding/graduate-scholarships/university-wide-scholarships/oppenheimer-fund-scholarships

Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships

Loughborough University
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 30 April 2014 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2014

Brief description:

The  Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships are  full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa.

Host Institution(s):

Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Field of study:

Any full-time postgraduate taught programme offered at the University

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

Students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year

Eligibility:

Students must be in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course in order to apply for the scholarship. The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:

•  Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
• Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree)
• Commitment to return to their home country on completion of postgraduate programme
• Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return
• Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
•  Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Students may only apply for the scholarship after an offer for a place has been made. Students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course can apply for the scholarship using the application form which can be downloaded at the official website. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2014.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below)for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/finance/international/informationfor/africa/

Cavendish Research PhD Scholarships at University of Westminster

University of Westminster
PhD Degree

Deadline: 3 May 2016  (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2016

Brief description:

The Cavendish Research PhD scholarships are for international students from developing countries undertaking a research degree in the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Host Institution(s):

University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Level/Field of study:

Full-time MPhil/PhD degree at the University’s Faculty of Science and Technology.

Number of Awards:

2

Target group:

Students from developing countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Awards range from half fee award to full fee award.

Eligibility:

You must be a student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time MPhil/PhD degree at the University’s Faculty of Science and Technology.

The scholarship criteria are: Equivalent to a UK First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study.  To apply for a scholarship you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form. The deadline for applications is 3 May 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/international-postgraduate-scholarships/cavendish-research-scholarship

Nottingham Trent University Science Scholarships for Non-EU Students

Nottingham Trent University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 21 Oct/25 Nov/9 Dec 2015
Study in: UK
Course starts January 2016

Brief description:

Nottingham Trent University is offering scholarships for international (non-EU) students pursuing eligible full-time Masters course under the School of Science and Technology in January 2016.

Host Institution(s):

School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University in United Kingdom

Field(s) of study:

Biosciences – MRes and MSc Bioscience
Chemistry – MRes and MSc Chemistry

Number of Scholarships:

1 for Biosciences, 1 for Chemistry

Target group:

Non-EU students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Half of the tuition fee

Eligibility:

You must be classed as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes and must be holding an NTU offer for an eligible course under the School of Science and Technology.

Application instructions:

To apply for the scholarship, you must submit the scholarship application form by one of the three deadlines:  21 October, 25 November, or 9 December 2015.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/sat/courses/fees_funding/171982.html

Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships

University of Nottingham
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 24 March 2017 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2017

Brief description:

The Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international students who want to pursue a Master’s Degree in the University of Nottingham and make a difference to the development of their home country.

Host Institution(s):

University of Nottingham in United Kingdom

Level and Field(s) of study:

Full-time Masters Degree Programmes, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2017 in an area of study within the following faculties:

• Faculty of Engineering
• Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
• Faculty of Science
• Faculty of Social Science

Number of Awards:

105 scholarships – 30x 100% tuition fee and 75x of 50% towards tuition fee

Target group:

Nationals (or permanently domiciled in) of Africa, India, or one of the countries of the Commonwealth* listed below:

*Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Kiribati, Malaysia, Maldives, Montserrat, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Scholarship value/inclusions:

50-100% support towards tuition fee.

Eligibility:

You can apply for this scholarship if you:

• are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth (*see above) AND

•  are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND

•  have not already studied outside of your home country AND

• are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate AND

•  hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2017 in an area of study within the: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Social Science.

Application instructions:

Applicants must first have applied for and obtained an offer of study at Nottingham for September or October 2017 before they can apply for the scholarship.   Application for admission to study at Nottingham should be received at least six weeks before the scholarship closing date to allow time for the Admissions office to process the application and confirm your offer, before you can apply for the scholarship. Scholarship applications are done online before 24 March 2017 (12 midday UK time).

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/studywithus/international-applicants/scholarships-fees-and-finance/scholarships/masters-scholarships/dev-sol-masters.aspx

Professor Arthur Li Scholarship at the University of the West of England

University of the West of England
Masters Degree

Deadline: 31 Mar 2016 (annual)
Study in: London, UK
Course starts September 2016

Brief description:

This scholarship commemorates the progressive thinking and contribution to education of Professor Arthur Li, who has been at the forefront of education reform in Hong Kong and holds an honorary degree from UWE.

The recipient of this scholarship will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Office and other departments and will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of their course.

Host Institution(s):

University of the West of England, UK

Level/Field of study:

Any Postgraduate Programme offered at the University except MBABPTCLPCGDLMSc Robotics, PhD‘s and continuing professional development courses

Number of Scholarships:

1 for September 2016 start

Target group:

Students classed as overseas for fees purposes from Commonwealth countries

Scholarship value/duration:

Full tuition fees for one academic year

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship:

• Have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st in an undergraduate degree

• Hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS or equivalent English language is the only condition

• Be a new student to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study

• Be classed as overseas for fees purposes from Commonwealth countries

• Not be a sponsored student or in receipt of another scholarship/award

•  Provide official transcripts at the time of application

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

You must have received an unconditional offer for a Master’s Programme at UWE in order to apply for this scholarship. Once admitted, scholarship applications can be made via a task in the Welcome website by 31 March 2016 for September 2016 start.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/students/feesandfunding/fundingandscholarships/internationalstudentfunding/uweinternationalscholarships/postgraduatescholarships.aspx

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme at UK Universities

DFID/UK Universities
Masters Degree

Deadline: 29 March 2017 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sep/Oct 2017

Brief description:

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID),  jointly supported by UK universities.

Host Institutions:

Participating UK Universities

Level/Field(s) of Study:

Eligible Master’s courses offered at participating UK universities listed at this link.

The scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, PhD study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching.

Number of Scholarships:

Around 200+ scholarships.

Target group:

Nationals of Commonwealth Developing Countries

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

Each Scholarship provides approved tuition and examination fees, approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award, stipend, warm clothing allowance, study travel grant, and excess baggage allowance.

The scholarships are usually tenable for one year only.

Eligibility:

To apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, candidates must:

•  Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
•  Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country (listed in the terms and conditions)
• Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2017
• By August 2017, hold a first degree of either first or upper second class (2:1) classification, or lower second class (2:2) classification plus a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
• Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a developed country
• Be unable, either yourself or through your family, to pay to study in the UK

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

You should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Shared Scholarship scheme. You must check with your UK university for their specific advice, admission requirements,  and rules for applying.

You must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS). All applications must be submitted by 23.59 (BST) on 29 March 2017 at the latest. Each university has its own closing date for applications, and most are before 29 March 2017.

It is important to read the 2017 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Terms and Conditions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/info-candidates/

Mo Ibrahim Foundation MBA Scholarships for Sub-Saharan Africans at London Business School

London Business School
Masters Degree

Next Deadline: coincides with admission
Study in:  London, UK
Course starts August 2016

Brief description:

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarship for Africa supports outstanding students on the full-time MBA programme at London Business School.

Host Institution(s):

London Business School

Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

Two

Target group:

Nationals of Sub-Saharan Africa

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Full fees

Eligibility:

The scholarship is open to all successful MBA applicants who are nationals of sub-Saharan Africa.  Recipients of the award are expected to contribute to the School’s marketing efforts in the region.

Application instructions:

Candidates who apply in Stages 1, 2 or 3 and receive an offer for the class of MBA 2018 will be automatically considered for this award.   It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.london.edu/programmes/mba/scholarships.html

Rotary Peace Fellowships

Rotary International
Masters/Certificate

Deadline: 31 May 2017 (annual)
Study in: USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand
Course starts 2018

Brief description:

Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the world (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand)

Host Institution(s):

•  , USA

•  , Japan

•  , England

•  , Australia

•  , Sweden

•  , Thailand (certificate program)

Level/Field of study:

Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention

Target group:

Anyone endorsed by their local Rotary Club/District.

No. of Scholarships:

Up to 50 fellowships for master’s degree and 50 for certificate studies are awarded each year.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.

Eligibility:

The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

• Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended

• Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service

• Excellent leadership skills

• Master’s degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree

• Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background

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Application instructions:

The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their respective Rotary district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.

It is important to read the complete application instructions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships

Westminster Disaster Regeneration Scholarship

University of Westminster
Masters Degree

Deadline: 4 May 2017 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2017

Brief description:

The Disaster Regeneration Scholarship is open to international students from a developing country/region affected by a recent natural or man-made disaster. The intention of this scholarship is to aid in the regeneration of the affected country/region and you must make the case for how your chosen course will facilitate in this regeneration.

Host Institution(s):

University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Level/Field of study:

Any full-time Master’s Degree Programme offered at the University except MBA

Number of Awards:

1

Target group:

International students from a disaster struck developing country or region

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Eligibility:

You must be an international student from a disaster struck developing country or region and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at the University. The main criteria are: Equivalent to a UK First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.

Application instructions:

You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study.  To apply for a scholarship you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form and submit supporting documents. The deadline for applications is 4 May 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/disaster-regeneration-scholarship