April 12, 2016

University of Sheffield Allan and Nesta Ferguson Masters Scholarships for Developing Countries

Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to International Development. One of the themes of the University’s strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting and increasing the volume of the work that we do to improve the lives of others through our international relationships, locally and abroad’.

Building on this commitment the University, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is now able to offer 12 scholarships (over 3 years) targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield

Eligibility
You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the countries or territories listed below.

Eligibility Criteria includes:
  • You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organisation.
  • This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
  • Your mode of attendance must be full time.
  • You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2016. This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
  • Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2016.
Eligible groups
Citizens of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories:

Afghanistan
Angola
Armenia
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Côte d’Ivoire
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Micronesia
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tokelau
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Viet Nam
West Bank and Gaza Strip
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Participating Institutions
Sheffield Institute for International Development, University of Sheffield, UK

Fields of study
You must hold an offer for one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield in 2016:
  • MA Cities and Global Development
  • MA International Development
  • MSc in Environmental Change and International Development
  • MPH in International Development
  • MA in Globalisation and Development
  • MA in Global Justice
  • MA in International Relations
  • MSc in International Social Change and Policy
Number of awards
The University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is able to offer 12 scholarships. For 2016, there are four (4) scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries.

Sponsorship duration
Award is granted over three years - for the period of study

Scholarship benefits
Each scholarship offers the following:
  • A full tuition fee waiver
  • Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend
Method of Application
You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you receive an offer to study one of the eligible courses and you are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, one of the eligible countries or territories. Your course application will be assessed by a panel of academic judges to decide whether you will progress to the final stage of the application process. Please use the postgraduate online application system to submit your application for an eligible course.

It is important to visit the official webpage (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply to this scholarship. You may also see the How to apply page at University of Sheffield for more information.

DEADLINES:
You must hold an offer for study at the University of Sheffield in 2016 by Friday 29th April 2016

PLEASE NOTE:
If you are selected for the final stage of the application process the University of Sheffield will contact you by 13th May 2016. At this point the University may ask you to submit a short personal statement to support your application.

If you do not receive an email by Friday 20th May 2016 asking you to submit a personal statement for the Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarship you have not been selected for this award.

If you have any questions about this award please contact the university via the official scholarship webpage (link to it is below).

Application Deadline: 29 April 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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