Make a difference to the development of your home country with our Developing Solutions masters scholarship, covering 50% or 100% of tuition fees.
Founded in 2001, Developing Solutions is our flagship masters scholarship programme for international students.
We’re offering 105 scholarships covering 50% or 100% of full-time masters tuition fees. These are open to high-achieving international students from Africa, India or selected Commonwealth countries.
To apply for this scholarship, you must:
- be a national of or permanently domiciled in Africa, India or one of the selected Commonwealth countries listed below
- be classed as an overseas student for fee purposes
- hold an offer to start a full-time masters (excluding MRes), at the University of Nottingham UK in September 2020, within the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science or Faculty of Social Sciences
You cannot be a current student or graduate of the University of Nottingham, or have already studied outside of your home country. Priority is given to those who have not previously studied outside of their home country. Students who are currently studying in the UK are not eligible to apply.
Africa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, 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 and Vanuatu.
How to apply
When you have received your offer to study with us, you can apply through the scholarships section of our application system, MyNottingham.
Applications close at midnight (UK time) on Friday 1 May 2020.
You will be asked questions about your achievements, study plans and reasons for choosing the University. Make sure you have enough time to prepare strong answers. We will assess your responses and academic merit when making scholarship decisions.
Scholarships will only be awarded to students who accept their offer to study with us. You do not need to respond to your offer before applying for this scholarship. If you are offered a scholarship and do not then accept your offer, your scholarship will be offered to another applicant.
This award cannot be combined with another University of Nottingham regional or sports scholarship. However, you may also be able to receive a subject scholarship or award from your country, where the combined total does not exceed 100% of tuition fees. This could include, for example, an award from Nottingham University Business School and/or the government or other funding body in your country. See full terms and conditions.
Application deadline: Friday 1 May 2020
For more information visit the Nottingham University PG website
2020 Leventis Fellowship for Africa Academics
The Centre of African Studies of the University of London invites applications from Nigerian academics to take part in a scheme of collaborative research funded by the Leventis Foundation.
Sabbatical at the Centre of African Studies, University of London:
The Leventis Research Co-operation Programme is devised to assist younger scholars develop their research interests in collaboration with their counterparts in London. Applicants are invited to apply to spend three months as visitors of the Centre of African Studies in order to pursue their research in libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre. The scheme might be particularly appropriate for scholars working up a PhD thesis into publishable form.
To be considered for the fellowship, applicants should send the following documents via email to email@example.com
- A complete curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
- A statement of current research interests (of not more than 1,000 words) specifying the aims to be achieved during the research period in London
- One academic reference letter supporting the application (sent directly from the email account of the referee to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Applications are considered by a Steering Committee in London. Emails will be sent to the applicants informing them of the Committee’s decision soon after the deadline of 31st March.
Email applications are preferable, but if you are unable to send your application by email, please post it to:
Ms Angelica Baschiera
Centre of African studies
SOAS University of London
London WC1H 0XG
Deadline for Applications: 31 March 2020
NHEF Scholars Program 2020
The Nigerian Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) welcomes applications from motivated students with a true passion for leadership and professional development to its 2020 Scholars Program.
The Program provides Nigerian Undergraduates with a range of opportunities designed to aid them in long term career development.
NHEF scholars are talented undergraduates in their penultimate year of study. They are well rounded individuals with demonstrated excellence in their academic, extracurricular and professional pursuits. These scholars are expected to possess a strong commitment towards community service, philanthropy and making a lasting impact in society.
The NHEF Scholars program is open to students in their penultimate year at our partner universities. Eligibility varies depending on your course of study. However, if you are not certain, we recommend that you submit an application and await our feedback.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2020.
For further information, visit the NHEF Scholars Program website
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