University of Essex Africa Scholarship Programme 2022/2022

Applications are invited from interested and qualified young Africans for the 2020/2021 University of Essex Africa Scholarship Programme to study in the United Kingdom.

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 £4,500, paid as a discount on your tuition fee.

Ghana

  • CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above

Nigeria

  • CGPA 3/5 or above

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

University of Essex Africa Scholarship Eligibility

  • These scholarships are restricted to students who are overseas fee payers and are entirely self-funded*.
  • Students must be ordinarily resident (see the terms and conditions below for the definition of ordinary residence) in an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union).
  • These scholarships may be awarded to applicants who have completed relevant school or university studies in one of the specified countries above.
  • Applicants must have been awarded an undergraduate degree with the grade specified or above. A higher Masters grade cannot be taken to compensate for a lower Bachelors grade;
  • Eligible courses are those which are full-time taught Masters courses leading to MA, MSc, LLM, MFA and MRes degrees and start in October 2022 and January 2023.
  • Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer of a place by 16 September 2022 (for October 2022 start) or 06 January 2023 (for January 2023 start) and met the academic conditions of entry, will be considered for these scholarships.
  • Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot be held in conjunction with any other University of Essex scholarships.
  • This scholarship is available for the first year of Masters study only;
  • Successful applicants should be available for promotional activities.

How to Apply for University of Essex Africa Scholarship Programme

These scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and all academic applications will automatically be considered.

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The University will use official transcripts and certificates, submitted as part of the original application, as evidence of grades achieved, and no alternative supporting evidence will be accepted.

Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer of a place by 16 September 2022 (for October 2022 start) or 06 January 2023 (for January 2023 start) and met the academic conditions of entry, will be considered for these scholarships

For More Information, visit the University of Essex Africa Scholarship Programmes.

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Application Deadline: 16th September 2020

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