July 3, 2014

Portsmouth Postgraduate Science Scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian Students

Faculty of Science Postgraduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Sciences
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: University of Portsmouth
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The Science Faculty at University of Portsmouth is delighted to offer a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students.

These Faculty of Science Postgraduate Scholarships are for those Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for one of the full-time taught Master's postgraduate degrees in the Faculty of Science. The list of eligible degrees are listed below.

University of Portsmouth Science Scholarships

Eligibility
The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:
  • Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a high Second Class Lower) in a relevant subject.
  • Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.
You can apply to be considered if you:
  • Are fully self-funding
  • Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality
  • Have applied to, been offered and accepted a place on, the postgraduate degree of your choice (conditional or unconditional firm offer).
  • Have satisfied academic conditions detailed above and have met financial conditions including payment of non-refundable deposit.
Eligible groups
Citizens of Ghana and Nigeria ONLY can apply

Participating Institutions
Faculty of Science, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK

Fields of study
Full-time taught Master's level postgraduate degrees in the following courses:
  1. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    • MSc Engineering Geology
    • MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
    • MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
    • MSc Crisis and Disaster Management

  2. Department of Geography
    • MSc Geographical Information Systems
    • MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management
Number of awards
Not specified by the sponsor/provider

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year Masters fees and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed above.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee.

Please note carefully that this scholarship cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University.

Method of Application
To apply, you will need to complete the "Scholarship Application Form" and submit this to the University of Portsmouth International Admissions Centre either via email or post (details below) by no later than 31 July 2014.

Successful scholarship applicants will be required to accept their place on the programme within four weeks of notification in order to obtain the reduction in the fee.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for detailed information on this scholarship and how to apply.

DEADLINES:
The closing date for submission of all documents is on or before the 31st of July, 2014.

PLEASE NOTE:
The University of Portsmouth is a university in the city of Portsmouth, England. It was previously known as Portsmouth Polytechnic until 1992, when it was granted university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.

The University is a member of the University Alliance and The Channel Islands Universities Consortium.

Portsmouth has a long tradition of welcoming students from overseas and understands that deciding to study abroad is a big step. The university offers quality degrees assessed by the Quality Assurance Agency and research opportunities with internationally ranked academics and centres.

The University of Portsmouth International Office can help you with advice and information regarding the cost of living for and other related finance issues. When you are a student here, you will also be able to get assistance on managing your money and budgeting from the university's Student Finance Office.

Before you can be granted a visa to go study in the UK, you must prove that you have made adequate financial provision at the start of your course, covering tuition fees, accommodation and general living costs in line with current UK Border Agency requirements.

The British Government offers some awards to international students through the British Council. You should apply for these through British Council Offices in your home country. For further information please refer to the British Council.

Contact
If you have any questions regarding our scholarships, please contact:

International Admissions Centre
University House
Winston Churchill Avenue
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 2UP
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)23 9284 3414
Email: international.admissions@port.ac.uk

Application Deadline: 31 July 2014
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Ghanaians & Nigerians)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in UK for International Students

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