Duke of Portland Developing Solutions Scholarship for African Students

Duke of Portland Developing Solutions Scholarships
(NOW Nottingham Developing Solutions Master Scholarships)

Course(s) Offered: Sciences (Crop Improvement)
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: University Of Nottingham
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
Do you want to make a difference to the development of your home country?

As a mark of commitment to internationalising the University of Nottingham's community of students and to encourage diversity among the student body, the University of Nottingham is able to offer a wide range of international scholarships.

The University of Nottingham Duke of Portland Developing Solutions Scholarship is a Full Tuition Fee Scholarship which is available for a student from Africa for the MSc in Crop Improvement School of Biosciences.

You can apply for this scholarship if you:
  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa; AND
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes; AND
  • already hold a full-time offer to start the MSc in Crop Improvement at Nottingham in September 2013.
Eligible groups
Targeted at students from Africa

Participating Institutions
School of Biosciences at The University of Nottingham, in the UK

Fields of study
MSc in Crop Improvement School of Biosciences

Number of awards
One(1) award will be given

Sponsorship duration
The whole duration of the course programme

Scholarship benefits
The Duke of Portland Developing Solutions Scholarship covers 100% tuition fees. It is a Full Tuition Fee Scholarship.

Method of Application
Applicants for competitive International Office scholarships must first have applied for and obtained an offer of study at Nottingham. It is very important you complete your form correctly before you submit it – we are not able to change your online application once you have submitted it.

To apply for this scholarship, please read this page carefully.

Applications may be submitted up until the closing date for the scholarship – applications close on the 26th April 2013 at 12 mid-day (UK time).

The university aims to notify applicants of the outcome within 6 weeks of the closing date

The University of Nottingham's position as a world-class University is confirmed by its ranking in the global league tables. The university is ranked in the UK top 10, the European top 30 and in the top 1 per cent of all universities worldwide.

The Recruitment Team supports non-UK students on their journey to Nottingham, providing help and advice throughout the application process. International Officers from the team look after students from specific countries.

Visit the country contact pages to find your country contact.

Telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5247
Fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5155
Email: international-office@nottingham.ac.uk

Application Deadline: 26 April 2013
Open to International students: Yes(ONLY Africans)

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  1. Please only one scholarship slot for the whole of Africa is not fair. We need help, please increase our slots to a minimum of 500 for african students. Thanks

  2. Meen, can you imagine? These whiteys take us for granted o!
    So a whole university of Nottingham wants to sponsor Agricultural science, and it is ONLY one space they see fit to sponsor across the length and breadth of Africa, eh kwa? Shame on them! A very big shame on them!!
    Please webmaster, don't advertise this their useless scholarship for them. Let them do it themselves!! If you must do it for them, please charge them wella wella. Imagine the rubbish