University of Glasgow African Excellence Scholarships 2020/2021


The University of Glasgow is offering 8 scholarships worth the full tuition fee for a one-year Masters programme for September 2020 academic session. African applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

University of Glasgow African Excellence Scholarships Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants from Africa applying to all on-campus Masters programmes. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission and must:

  • be resident in Africa at time of applying
  • have completed a first degree in Africa
  • hold a conditional or unconditional offer of a place for a full-time postgraduate taught programme
  • demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent to a UK 1st Class Hons or better

Selection Criteria: Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit.

Value of Scholarship

Full fee waiver

How to Apply for University of Glasgow African Excellence Scholarships

To apply for this scholarship, please submit a 500 word personal statement to [email protected] by 01 April 2020. 

Your personal statement must include:

  • your full name, applicant number and clearly state that you are applying for the University of Glasgow African Excellence Fee Waiver
  • why you have selected the programme at the University of Glasgow
  • why you merit the funded place (e.g academic/personal achievement)
  • how you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc).

Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome by 30 April 2020.

For more information, visit the University of Glasgow African Excellence Scholarships.

Application Deadline: 1st April 2020.

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