October 18, 2010

The African Watt Club Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Africans

African Watt Club Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Provider: African Watt Club Fund
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The African Watt Club Fund offers the African Watt Club Scholarship to residents of an African country for every year of study at Heriot-Watt University.

The successful applicant to the African Watt Club Scholarship must be an individual who meets the following criteria as outlined below.

All individuals who wish to apply to this scholarship must meet the following criteria:
  • Resident of an African country
  • Individual’s family must earn less than £4,000 per year (evidence required)
  • Evidence supplied of academic excellence
  • Written evidence supplied of an individual’s desire to be a leader in their field
Eligible groups
Citizens and residents of ALL African countries

Participating Institutions
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Fields of study
All undergraduate and postgraduate level courses of study at the participating institution

Number of awards
Not specified by the provider

Sponsorship duration
These scholarships are partial awards which are applied throughout your duration of study at Heriot-Watt University

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship offers the amount of up to £2,500 per year of study

Method of Application
To apply to this scholarship, you MUST meet the eligibility criteria as outlined above.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) during the period of scholarship applications as shown below. Complete and detailed information on how to apply to this scholarship may be found during this time period.

Applications will be accepted for the Scholarship from 1 April 2011 until 15 June 2011.

Award of the Scholarship will be on or before 29 June 2011.

The African Watt Club Fund was set up in May 2009 and aims to generate between £10,000 and £40,000 per year to allow scholarships of up to £10,000 to be awarded to students from Africa who would otherwise be unable to attend the University, due to financial restrictions.

The club awarded the first Scholarship(s) in June 2010 in time for the academic year commencing in September.

The scholarship board which decides on the award of the scholarship, includes representatives from the University staff as well as African graduates of the University.

Application Deadline: 15 June 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes (ONLY Africans)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in the UK for International Students

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