1 Loughborough University Full-Fee Scholarships for African Students

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2013

Full-Fee Scholarships for African students

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: Loughborough University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
Loughborough University is delighted to announce full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa.

These will be known as the Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships. The scholarships are being funded through a combination of generous external funding and Loughborough University funds.

Eligibility criteria
The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:
  • Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
  • Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree)
  • Commitment to return to their home country on completion of postgraduate programme
  • Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return
  • Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
  • Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved
Eligible groups
The scholarships are specifically intended for Africans

Participating Institution(s)
Univeristy of Loughborough in United Kingdom

Fields of study
Any postgraduate taught course offered by the University

Number of awards
The University will award a limited number of scholarships and the standards required are very high.

Sponsorship duration
Financial award will last for the full duration of the postgraduate taught degree programme

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded).

Note that students will be expected to fund their travel and maintenance costs through other sources.

Method of Application
For 2013 entry the scholarship application procedure is an open competition. Students may only apply for the scholarship after an offer for a place has been made. Students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course can apply for the scholarship using the Application Form.

The application form can be downloaded (see 'Application Form' above), and should be returned (by post, fax or email) to:

International Office
Academic Registry
Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE11 3TU; UK
Fax: +44 (0)1509 223971
Email: international-office@lboro.ac.uk

The deadline for applications is usually 30th April of every year.

Please note:
Applications will be initially shortlisted and the final decision on the awards will be made by a selection panel of senior staff of the University. The selection panel will use the set of 'Eligibility criteria' listed above when assessing applications. Applicants are advised to spend considerable effort ensuring that this application reaches the selectors in a form that is clear, well presented and which reflects your abilities and motivation.

Scholarship application will NOT be considered unless the applicant is holding an offer or a place at the time of submission (this offer may be conditional or unconditional). Please do not submit your scholarship application until you have received your offer letter.

You must first apply for admissions to your chosen postgraduate taught programme. To do this, read this information.

See address above

Application Deadline: 30 April 2013
Open to International students: Yes (ONLY Africans)

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1 comment:

  1. Dear sir,

    I have carefully read and understand your brochure, and discover that you only need master degree holders for your scholarship grant, Meanwhile, I am pursing my first degree ok, maybe in future, i will meet up your condition, for scholarship grant,

    May God bless you,

    Mr Theophilus Ukwu