(Masters scholarships for a global future.)
Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: University of Nottingham
Country to Study in: UK
Do you want to make a difference to the development of your home country? Founded in 2001, Developing Solutions is The University of Nottingham's flagship international scholarship programme for postgraduate masters courses.
Over the past 15 years Nottingham University has supported thousands of students from developing countries of the Commonwealth and Africa to study at The University of Nottingham.
The Developing Solution Master Scholarships are designed for students from Africa, India and qualifying Commonwealth countries who want to make a difference to the development of their home country.
You can apply for this scholarship if you:
- are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth listed below* AND
- are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND
- have not already studied outside of your home country** AND
- are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate AND
- hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2017 in an eligible area of study (see 'Fields of study' below)
Citizens of (or permanently resident in):
Africa, India, or one of the following Commonwealth countries (*Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, 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, Vanuatu.)
University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom
Fields of study
Eligible areas of study are Masters degree programmes, including Master of Research (i.e. MRes) within the:
- Faculty of Engineering,
- Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
- Faculty of Science,
- Faculty of Social Science
A total of 105 scholarships given out every year – 30 of which are FULL (100% tuition fee) and 75 of which are PARTIAL (50% towards tuition fee)
A range of scholarships covering 50-100% financial aid and support towards your tuition fee
Method of Application
To apply to this scholarship, you must have applied to a course of study and hold an offer for a masters degree programme at Nottingham. Information on how to apply to study at The University of Nottingham is available here. We recommend that application for admission to study at Nottingham should be received at least six weeks before the scholarship closing date to allow time for Admissions office to process the application and confirm your offer, before you can apply for the scholarship. Any application for admission to study submitted later than six weeks before the scholarship closing date is not guaranteed to be processed in time.
You will not be able to apply for a scholarship without an offer to study. You will be required to enter your postgraduate application id before you can proceed with your scholarship application. If you do not have an offer then you will not be able to apply.
It is important to read the 'Scholarship Application Guidance' and to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete detail on how to apply for this scholarship, and access the Scholarship application portal.
The closing date for scholarship applications is 24th March 2017 – 12 mid-day (UK time). Applications for scholarships may be submitted up until the closing date.
The University of Nottingham (informally, Nottingham University) is a public research university in Nottingham, England, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881 and granted a Royal Charter in 1948.
Nottingham's main campus, University Park, is situated on the outskirts of the City of Nottingham, with a number of smaller campuses and a teaching hospital (Queen's Medical Centre) located elsewhere in Nottinghamshire. Outside the United Kingdom, Nottingham has campuses in Semenyih (Malaysia) and Ningbo (China).
Application Deadline: 24 March 2017
Open to International students: Yes (Africa, India, some Commonwealth countries)
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