Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified African students for the 2019/2020 University of Sheffield Africa Scholarships to Study for Masters Programmes in UK.
In partnership with the University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship Trust, the Department of Geography are pleased to offer a scholarship for a postgraduate taught student from Africa.
University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship Eligibility
- You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
- You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organisation.
- This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
- Your mode of attendance must be full time.
- Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
- Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2019.
- You must be a national of or permanently domiciled in an African country.
Field of Study: You must have applied to study on one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield, starting in September 2019:
- MA International Development
- MSc Environmental Change and International Development
- MPH International Development
University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship Selection Criteria
The panel will be looking to see in particular if you have:
- provided a clear rationale for applying for a postgraduate course at the University of Sheffield,
- outlined challenges to academic progress and detailed how these barriers have been overcome successfully,
- outlined examples of work experience in the field of International Development,
- clearly articulated future ambitions; these goals relate to the postgraduate degree you have applied for, and how your learning will benefit others from your country.
The outcome of your application will be announced via email.
Value of Award:The scholarship offers the following support:
- A full tuition fee waiver
- Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend
How to Apply for University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship
Interested candidates who have met the above criteria should CLICK HERE to apply.
For more information, visit the University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship.
Application Deadline: 6th May 2019.