University of Edinburgh Master of Law and Science Tercentenary Scholarship for African Students

Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Law
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarships Description
University of Edinburgh is happy to offer the Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship to deserving and excellent students from Africa to study in its campus.

The Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship is open to all African students (with preference to West Africa) who have applied to an on-campus LLM or the on-campus MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Edinburgh Law School.

Edinburgh University invites all eligible candidates to apply to its Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship which covers the cost of tuition. The scholarship is for all African nationals with preference to West Africa.

The award is open to all suitably qualified African applicants; however, the 2012/2013 scholarship is particularly aimed at applicants who are citizens of (and normally resident in) West Africa. If no suitable application is received from these countries, the scholarship will pass to the next most suitable applicant.

Selection criteria:
The award will be made solely on academic merit.

Eligible groups
Citizens of West African countries

Participating Institution(s)
Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh UK

Fields of study
MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Number of awards
One scholarship will be available each academic year until 2013/2014.

Sponsorship duration
One academic year

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship will cover the costs of postgraduate tuition fees for one academic year. The successful applicant will also be given a partial maintenance grant (£6500) to help fund their studies at the University of Edinburgh. The maintenance grant will not cover the full costs of studying at the University and applicants should ensure they have sufficient financial support to complete their studies.

Method of Application
Applicants must complete the school’s scholarship application form to indicate that they wish to be considered for this award. Completed forms should be emailed to Applications for postgraduate programmes must be made in parallel through the normal University application route.

For more information, you may send an email to:

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

The last day to apply is 30 April 2012

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

Application Deadline: 30 April 2012
Open to International students: Yes

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