June 5, 2014

University of Reading UK ICMA Centre Nigeria Scholarship for Masters Students

ICMA Centre Nigeria Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Finance, Related fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: ICMA Center
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre of the Henley Business School at the University of Reading has up to £195,000 available for its Finance postgraduate students for 2014/15 scholarships, based on outstanding academic achievement

Among the scholarships awarded, the ICMA Centre offers the ICMA Centre Nigeria Scholarship, to outstanding Nigerian students on the basis of academic excellence.

Successful students will receive a tuition fee waiver and the scholarship winner will be required to act as an ambassador for ICMA Centre.

The first round deadline was in April, and the second round deadline is approaching soon this June.

ICMA Centre Nigeria Scholarship at University of Reading
In order to be considered, applicants must:
  • Be of Nigerian nationality, domicile in Nigeria and have graduated from a Nigerian institution.
  • Have achieved or expect to achieve excellent results at undergraduate level.
  • Hold an offer for an ICMA Centre MSc programme.
Selection Criteria:
These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and at the discretion of a panel of staff from the ICMA Centre.

Applicants are considered upon academic excellence. All offer holders that meet the entry criteria are ranked based on their academic history. The top students are selected.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Fields of study
Full time masters level studies in any one of the courses available at ICMA Centre

Number of awards
Two Nigeria scholarships are offered.

Sponsorship duration
Inquire from the Center

Scholarship benefits
Successful students will receive a tuition fee waiver of £5,000 and will experience world-class student facilities including the Center's three dealing rooms supported by Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg and equipped with the latest trading technology and software.

As well as a financial reward, this role and the award itself are excellent additions to your CV.

A scholarship winner will be required to act as an ambassador for ICMA Centre, which may include being asked to support events and to share experiences with prospective students.

Method of Application
To take up the award applicants must have fulfilled all academic and English language conditions and must enroll by 1st October 2014.

All applicants for the full-time Masters programmes who meet the criteria will be considered for this scholarship. A separate application for this scholarship is not required.

It is important to read the full award details(pdf) AND visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details on how to apply.

The scholarship application deadline dates are:
  • 1st Round – deadline for consideration 14th April 2014
  • 2nd Round- deadline for consideration 13th June 2014
To take up the award applicants must have fulfilled all academic and English language conditions and must enroll by 1st October 2014.

The University of Reading is a public research university in Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. The University was established in 1892 as University College, Reading and received its Royal Charter in 1926.

The University is based on several campuses in, and around, the town of Reading. It is one of the ten most research intensive universities in the UK and ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world by THE.

Part of the triple accredited Henley Business School, the ICMA Centre was formed as the first active collaboration between the securities industry and a university finance department. Offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education, the ICMA Centre’s aim is to deliver the highest standard in financial markets focused teaching, learning and research.

For more information please visit the official website (link to it is below); Or
email: admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk; Or
call +44 (0)118 3786497

Application Deadline: 13 June 2014
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in the UK for International Students

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