June 21, 2015

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships at Swansea University for Nigerians and Ghanaians

International Excellence Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate (masters)
Provider: Swansea University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The International Development Office at Swansea University in the UK is offering a number of International Excellence Scholarships for undergraduate Nigerian and postgraduate Nigerian or Ghanaian students for the 2015/2016 academic year.

They are the Nigeria Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships AND the Nigeria and Ghana International Excellence Scholarships (postgraduate). These awards are funded by the International Development Office at Swansea University.

The International Development Office at Swansea University in the UK is offering a number of International Excellence Scholarships for undergraduate Nigerian and postgraduate Nigerian or Ghanaian students

Eligibility
You can apply for the International Excellence Scholarships for Undergraduates if you:
  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Nigeria
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purpose
  • are enrolling on a course at Swansea University for the first time in September 2015. (Students applying for second year entry and foundation level students are not eligible to apply) OR have already submitted your application and hold an offer to study at Swansea University in September 2015
You can apply for the International Excellence Scholarships for Postgraduates if you:
  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Nigeria or Ghana
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purpose
  • are enrolling on a postgraduate course at Swansea University for the first time in September 2015 OR have already submitted your application and hold an offer to study at Swansea University in September 2015
Eligible groups
Only citizens of Nigeria and Ghana can apply

Participating Institutions
Swansea University, Swansea, Wales; United Kingdom.

Fields of study
All courses of study, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, offered at the university

Number of awards
Several will be given

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of course, however, this is subject to your performance (see below)

Scholarship benefits
The International Development Office is offering:
  • a number of £4000 (+£2000*) scholarships for undergraduate Nigerians.
    *If you receive £4,000 in your first year (2015) you will be awarded £2,000 in your second year conditional on you passing the first year with an overall average of 65%.
  • a number of postgraduate scholarships worth £4000 for students from Nigeria or Ghana.
Method of Application
Please download and complete the "Scholarship Form 2014" from the official website (link to it is below) and return along with your education transcripts to: ido@swansea.ac.uk.

Applicants must have completed an application for a place to study at Swansea University which must have been received by the Admissions Office by the deadline date below.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for detailed information and also to download the forms for application to this scholarship.

DEADLINES:
The deadline for scholarship applications is 1st July 2015

PLEASE NOTE:
Please note that students applying for MPhil or PhD are not eligible to apply for the PG Excellence Scholarships and students progressing from ICWS and students currently studying at Swansea are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Swansea University, chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The new title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007 when the University of Wales became a non-membership confederal institution and the former members became universities in their own right.

It is the third largest university in Wales in terms of number of students.

Swansea University offers a wide range of different scholarship schemes and in recognition of the high calibre of the international students choosing to study at Swansea University. The International Development Office awards up to £6000 Excellence Scholarships for Undergraduate study and up to £4000 Excellence Scholarships for Postgraduate study.

For further information on scholarships and funding sources relating to specific countries please contact the school's Regional Manager: Vivian Odede, Swansea University Regional Manager for Nigeria/Ghana | Tel: +234 7059833881

Application Deadline: 1 July 2015
Open to International Students: No (ONLY Nigerians & Ghanaians)

More Scholarship Information and Application (Undergraduate)
More Scholarship Information and Application (Postgraduate)

Related: List of Scholarships in the UK for International Students

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