April 15, 2016

University of Strathclyde Nigeria Excellence Scholarship in Information Sciences for Nigerian Students

Nigeria Excellence Scholarship in Information Sciences

Course(s) Offered: Computer, Information sciences
Course Level: Graduate (taught masters)
Provider: University of Strathclyde
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The university of Strathclyde, a leading technological University in the UK, is offering the Nigeria Excellence Scholarship in Information Sciences to international students of Nigerian nationality or residency wishing to study in the university's department of Computer and information sciences.

Successful applicants of this scholarship award will be eligible Nigerian students who intend to go in for a Postgraduate Taught masters Level of Study and whose Mode of Study must be Full Time. Specifically, the scholarship is intended for applicants to the MSc Information and Library Studies, and MSc Information Management.

This partial tuition scholarship award by the Department of Computer and Information sciences is offered to attract the best Nigerian students to its innovative masters courses.

University of Strathclyde Nigeria Excellence Scholarship in Information Sciences

Eligibility
Applications for scholarships are open to students who meet the following criteria:
  • the student must be paying full international fees
  • the student must be self-funded ie not sponsored by Government, employer or educational institution
  • the student cannot be in receipt of this scholarship and another University of Strathclyde scholarship
  • the student must have accepted a conditional offer for a full time Postgraduate Masters in the Faculty of Science by 20 May 2016
  • the student must be able to demonstrate academic excellence based on their previous study
  • the student must provide evidence of a desire to study at the University of Strathclyde
Please note this scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis

Eligible groups
Citizens or residents of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
The Department of Computer & Information sciences; Faculty of Sciences; University of Strathclyde; United Kingdom

Fields of study
The eligible fields include:
  • MSc Information & Library Studies and 
  • MSc Information Management
Number of awards
Not specified by the university

Sponsorship duration
This is a onetime financial aid towards tuition fees.

Scholarship benefits
The successful recipient will benefit from a £3300 award partial-funding towards tuition fees

Method of Application
Applicants should download and complete the Faculty of Science International Scholarships Application Form and email the completed form to science-enquiries@strath.ac.uk.

Please note that you need to also apply online for your chosen course via the link provided on the individual webpages for each degree (see official website via link below). In addition, while completing the Scholarship Application Form, you will need to tell why you wish to study at Strathclyde. This should include details of how this course of study fits with your career aspirations (max. 250 words).

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply to this scholarship, and also to download the Faculty of Science International Scholarships Application Form.

DEADLINES:
Applications for Session 2016/2017 (September 2016 entry) has been on since 17 November 2015. The deadline for submission of completed applications is 20 May 2016.

PLEASE NOTE:
Applicants will be informed whether their application has been successful by 31 May 2016.

Only students who meet the criteria will be eligible to apply. Ensure your application is complete as incomplete applications will not be considered. Allocation of an Excellence Award can only be given to candidates who have not already accepted another scholarship through the University.

The University of Strathclyde is a Scottish public research university located in Glasgow, United Kingdom. It is Glasgow's second university by age, being founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde.

The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third largest university by number of students.

Application Deadline: 20 May 2016
Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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