University of Glasgow African Excellence Scholarship

For September 2019 academic session University of Glasgow is offering 10 scholarship worth the full tuition fee of a one year Masters programme to to academically excellent students from Africa.

If you study here you will benefit from our extensive  knowledge, state-of-the-art facilities and pioneering teaching methods. Studying at Glasgow will prepare you for a wide variety of careers that are in demand internationally and also for future research and study.

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
  • demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent to a UK 1st Class Hons or better

Value

Full fee waiver

Number of scholarships

10

How to apply

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit. Applicants who are being considered for the scholarship will usually hear within 6-8 weeks of applying for the programme.

Offer holders who are being considered for the scholarship will be contacted and asked to submit a 400 word personal statement detailing:

  • 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.)

Note: Your personal statement should be around 400 words and include your full name and applicant number.

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