Strathclyde University Excellence Scholarship (£5000) in Medicinal Chemistry for West African Countries

West Africa Excellence Scholarship in Medicinal Chemistry

Course(s) Offered: Chemistry
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 West Africa Excellence Scholarship in Medicinal Chemistry to students from countries in the West African sub-region who wish to study at the university.

Successful applicants of this scholarship award will be eligible West African 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 Medicinal Chemistry.

This partial tuition scholarship award by the Department of Chemistry is offered to attract the best students from countries in West Africa to its innovative masters courses.

University of Strathclyde West Africa Excellence Scholarship in Medicinal Chemistry

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 the following West African countries:

Gambia, The, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Cape Verde, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe, Niger, Nigeria, Burkina [Burkina Faso], Sierra Leone, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Ivory Coast [Côte D'ivoire]

Participating Institutions
Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry; Faculty of Sciences; University of Strathclyde; United Kingdom

Fields of study
MSc Medicinal Chemistry

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 £5000 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

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and to download the Faculty of Science International Scholarships Application Form.

Applications for Session 2016/2017 (September 2016 entry) has been on since 18 November 2015. The deadline for submission of completed applications is 20 May 2016.

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. Entry into many of the courses in the university is competitive and the University is one of the 39 old universities in the UK comprising the distinctive second cluster of elite universities after Oxbridge.

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

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