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Masters Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2018 | University of Sussex, UK

As part of a wider initiative to invest in excellence, the University of Sussex is delighted to offer scholarships to overseas fee paying students from Nigeria admitted to start an eligible Masters course in September 2018.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Scholarship Provider: University of Sussex UK

To be taken at (country): University of Sussex, UK

Application Deadline: 1st August 2018

Eligible Field of Study: The scholarships relate to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM. MRes) with a few exceptions.

About: The scholarship is worth £3,000 for applicants that meet the eligibility criteria and will be awarded as a fee reduction upon registering at Sussex. For applicants holding/expecting to achieve a First Class degree, equivalent to a British Bachelors Honours degree from a Higher Education Institution in Nigeria, the award will automatically be enhanced to £5,000.

Type: Postgraduate taught (Masters)

Eligibility Criteria: In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must;

  • be a national of Nigeria,
  • be a self-financing student
  • have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex commencing in September 2018.
  • meet the published academic requirements for your chosen course.

If your offer of a place is conditional you will need to meet the conditions of your offer before you are admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship. To receive the enhanced award, you will be required to provide evidence of your First Class degree from a recognized institution in Nigeria.

Number of Scholarships: not specified

Value of Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction of up to £5,000.

Duration of Scholarship: one year

How to Apply

  • Register your interest in the scholarship via PG Apply when you accept our offer of a place on an eligible Masters course. If you have applied via one of our overseas representatives, you will need to ask them to do this on your behalf.
  • If you are successful, information about the scholarship will be included in your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Study) for your visa application. If the scholarship information is not showing on your CAS or you want to register for the scholarship after the CAS has been created, please contact the Admissions Office: pg.applicants@sussex.ac.uk

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Important Notes: You must accept an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course and submit the online declaration in order to receive the scholarship. You must allow sufficient time for the Masters application to be considered before the 1 August deadline. You must also have sufficient time to obtain a visa to study at Sussex, if you need one.

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018.

Africa Oxford Initiative Conference on Economic Development (Funding Available) | Africa, 2017/18

Papers addressing economic analysis of the broad issues relevant for economic development in Africa are invited for the CSAE 2018 conference. Papers on countries other than those in Africa are welcome, providing they deal with issues central to African development.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): St Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK

About: Conference papers address economic analysis of the broad issues relevant for economic development in Africa. The conference consists of parallel sessions, with plenary sessions and a keynote.

Papers addressing economic analysis of the broad issues relevant for economic development in Africa are invited for the CSAE 2018 conference. Papers on countries other than those in Africa are welcome, providing they deal with issues central to African development.         

Type: Call for Papers

Eligibility: Only submissions which contain a Full Paper will go through the refereeing process as we cannot review incomplete submissions.

There is limited funding available to cover the cost of registration fees, flights and accommodation. In order to be considered for funding, the applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. the applicant must be both the submitter and presenter of the paper
  2. the paper must be accepted to the Conference
  3. the applicant must be an African national
  4. the applicant must be currently living and working in Africa
  5. the applicant must be travelling to the conference from Africa

If your co-authors would also like to apply for funding, then they must be the submitter and presenter of their own unique paper that they have authored.

Applications for funding are made when you submit your paper online via Conference Maker: to apply for funding, please click on YES in the section “I would like to apply for funding…” when you complete the online submission form.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: There is a limited budget to fund African presenters who are currently living and working in Africa and who will be travelling from Africa to the conference. If awarded, funding will cover flights, accommodation, and conference registration costs.

Duration of Program: 18-20 March 2018

How to Apply

FAQ It is important to take note of the submission information in the before applying.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Africa Oxford Initiative

Important Notes: Please note that due to the high demand to present papers at this conference, CSAE will only be considering FULL DRAFTS of papers for 2018. Please ensure your paper also includes a short abstract.

Application Deadline: 27th October, 2017.

Masters in Conservation Leadership Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018 | University of Cambridge, UK

University of Cambridge offers Scholarship for MPhil Programme in Conservation Leadership to Support Students from Less Developed and Developing Countries, UK 2018.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at: University of Cambridge UK

Sponsors: University of Cambridge, UK

Accepted Subject Areas: MPhil in Conservation Leadership

Application Deadline: 6th December, 2017.

About: Two scholarship programmes have been generously established to support students from less developed and developing countries that are rich in biodiversity, to attend the MPhil in Conservation Leadership.

The number and size of the scholarships varies from full scholarships, to partial scholarships that cover specific aspects of the funding package required by students. Offers of scholarships will be made competitively based on: academic quality; the motivation and potential of candidates to become conservation leaders; and, the funds applicants already have available for the course.

Type: Masters (MPhil)

Eligibility

This course is designed for graduates with three to five years of relevant experience in biodiversity conservation, who have a specific knowledge of conservation, public policy, business strategy or the voluntary sector anywhere in the world. The unique features of this course are its delivery by a partnership between several university departments and conservation organizations based around Cambridge who form the Cambridge Conservation Initiative and its engagement with management and leadership.

How Many Funding Positions are available? Two (2)

What are the benefits? Varies from full scholarships, to partial scholarships

How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of the program

How to Apply

Applying for these scholarships involves a two-stage process. First, applicants should, if they have not already done so, make a formal application to the Graduate Admissions Office for a place on the course.

Second, scholarship applicants should write a financial case explaining the funds that they have available, and any funds that they still require to ensure they can take up a place on the course. This financial case should update any information given in the original application to the Graduate Admissions Office.

Visit the Scholarship Website for details.

Application Deadline: 6th December, 2017.

AIG Scholarships For Africans in UK, 2018 | University of Oxford, UK

To achieve our goal of being a catalyst for public sector transformation, Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) will every year, for five years starting in 2017, fund five scholarships for outstanding West Africans from all backgrounds who are passionate about the public sector, to pursue the Master of Public Policy degree at the Blavatnik School of Government (BSG), University of Oxford. Upon graduation, AIG Scholars will be expected to return to their home country and apply their learning experience as change agents in their country’s public sector.

The Scholarships Programme is targeted at graduates between the ages of 25 and 35, some of whom may have work experience. The scholars will be exceptionally intelligent graduates who have excelled academically as well as in other areas of their lives.

Benefits

  • The AIG Scholarships are full scholarships covering fees, accommodation and living expenses.

Eligibilities

  • Citizen of Nigeria or Ghana
  • Age between 25 and 35 years
  • Achieved an academic standing sufficiently advanced to ensure admission to Oxford and the MPP programme. This means a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honors (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in any discipline. For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.7 out of 4.0
  • Strong commitment to public service and a willingness to commit to working for a fixed number of years in your country’s public sector
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and resultant impact
  • Impeccable moral character

For more information visit their Official Website.

How to Apply

Apply through online!

Application Form

Application Deadline: 2nd October, 2017.

Global Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | Lincoln University, UK

About: The University of Lincoln is producing world-leading research across many subject areas. The Lincoln is ranked 11th in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016. The University is committed to developing enterprising graduates, with Lincoln students enjoying good graduate prospects and many going on to start their own successful businesses.

Scholarship Description: The Lincoln University is delighted to offer Global Undergraduate Scholarships for 2018-2019 academic year. International (non-UK/EU) students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate programme.

Country of Study: UK

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: The scholarship is valued at £2,000 which will be deducted from the first year (level 1) of tuition fees.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • The scholarship is available to self-funding international (non-UK/EU) students with overseas fee status entering the University of Lincoln at level 1 of an undergraduate degree course. Please note that students progressing from an International Study Centre Foundation course are not eligible for this scholarship.

Eligible Nationalities: International (non-UK/EU) students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Application Procedure: You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will automatically be considered for a Global Undergraduate Scholarship once you have submitted your course application. For more information, please contact the International Office: international-at-lincoln.ac.uk

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: January, 2018.

Jonathan Young Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | University of Exeter, UK

About: The University of Exeter is a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom. The university was founded and received its Royal Charter, although its predecessor institutions, the Royal Albert Memorial College and the University College of the South West of England, were established in 1900 and 1922 respectively.

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for the Jonathan Young Scholarship from students who have registered for the academic year 2017/18 at the University of Exeter Business School.

The aim of the scholarship is to support international students with the maximum award value of £1000.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

Country of Study: UK

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: Scholarship will cover the following:

  • The award is for a maximum of £1000, awarded to one or more students, to finance travel in support of studies or research during the academic year 2017/18 excluding normal travel to and from the University.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must have a previous year degree.
  • Applicants from all around the world are eligible to apply.
  • Preference will be given to students who are not already in receipt of a scholarship or bursary from the University of Exeter.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online:

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: 28th October, 2017.

Bill Gates Scholarship Programme | University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge

The aim of the Gates Cambridge programme is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others

Benefits

  • The University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate*
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student (£14,900 for 12 months at the 2017-18 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
  • Inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge

Discretionary components:

  • Academic development funding – from £500 to £2,000, dependent on the length of your course, to attend conferences and courses.
  • Family allowance – up to £10,120 for a first child and up to £4,320 for a second child (2016-17 rate). No funding is provided for a partner.
  • Fieldwork – you may apply to keep up to your normal maintenance allowance while on fieldwork as part of your Ph.D. (the Trust does not fund other field work costs as these should be funded by the University Composition Fee).
  • Hardship funding – for unforeseen difficulties
  • Maternity/Paternity funding – should you require it, you may apply to intermit your studies for up to 6 months and continue to receive your maintenance allowance during this time
  • Some fourth year funding for Ph.D. Scholars may be provided.

Eligibilities

  • A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • Applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge:
  • Ph.D. (three-year research-only degree)
  • MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree)
  • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

For more information please visit their official website.

Eligible Regions: Open for all (except citizens of United Kingdom)

How to Apply

Apply online through the given website below

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 11th October, 2017

Available Scholarships for International Students, 2018 | University of Cambridge, UK

The Cambridge Trust is offering Cambridge International Scholarships to pursue PhD studies for 2018-2019 academic year.

The aim of the Cambridge International Scholarships is to ensure that the 250 highest ranked students, irrespective of nationality, receive full financial support to undertake research leading to a PhD. International students are eligible for these scholarships.

Location: United Kingdom

Benefits: Approximately 85% of the scholarships awarded each year are to students taking Masters or PhD degrees.

Eligibilities

These are guidelines on eligibility for scholarships that are available from the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust:

  • NationalityAll students, irrespective of nationality, are eligible to be considered for funding by the Trust.
  • StatusThe Trust does not accept applications from students who are part-way through a course at Cambridge, unless they are applying for funding towards a higher degree course following graduation.
    To find out more about your fee status, see information on the University’s web pages for undergraduates and for postgraduates.
  • Degree levelApplicants must be intending to start a course at the level of undergraduate (excluding UK/EU applicants), Masters (such as MPhil, MASt, LLM), or research postgraduate (such as PhD).
Please note that the Trust does not offer many scholarships to students on undergraduate courses, and has many more scholarship programmes available to postgraduate students. Approximately 85% of the scholarships awarded each year are to students taking Masters or PhD degrees.

Eligible Regions: Open for All.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All scholarships require that you apply to the University of Cambridge via the normal online application form, and most scholarships require that you apply by the relevant deadline.

There are different procedures for applying for undergraduate study (BA and similar) and for postgraduate study (Masters, PhD and similar).

Deadlines:

Undergraduate study:

The application deadline for the 2018 entry is 15 October 2017, 6.00 pm (UK time).

However, there are some exceptions. If you are applying for undergraduate study and wish to be interviewed in China, Malaysia or Singapore, the deadline is 20 September 2017.

Graduate study:

If you are applying for graduate study, please check and apply by the specific course deadline. Some deadlines are as early as mid-November (LLM Law) and there will be two general course deadlines of 6 December 2017 and 4 January 2018.

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 5th December, 2017.

UK Government Fully-Funded Chevening Scholarship for International Students, Apply Now

The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for 2018/2019 Chevening Scholarships from 8th August until 7th November 2017 for graduates from developing countries.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible African Countries: Developing countries

To be taken at (country): UK Universities

Eligible Fields of Study: Chevening Scholarships are awarded across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia in any UK University

About Scholarship: Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with strong academic backgrounds who also have demonstrable leadership potential. The scholarship offers financial support to study for a Master’s degree at any of the UK’s leading universities and the opportunity to become part of an influential global network of 44,000 alumni. There are approximately 1,500 Chevening Scholarships on offer globally for the2018/2019 academic cycle. These scholarships represent a significant investment from the UK government to develop the next cohort of global leaders.

Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:

  • Essential: Three different UK master’s course choices
  • Optional: English language test results (if you’ve already met the requirements)
  • Optional: UK master’s university offer (if you’ve already met the requirements)

Scholarship Offered Since: 1983

Eligibility: To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a post-graduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK
  • Have at least two years’ work experience
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 13 July 2017
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017

Number of Scholarship: 1,500

Value of Scholarship: A full Chevening Scholarship award normally comprises:

  • payment of tuition fees;
  • travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only;
  • an arrival allowance;
  • a grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required);
  • an excess baggage allowance;
  • the cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only;
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether you are studying inside or outside London. It is currently £917 per month outside London and £1134 per month inside London (subject to annual review).

Duration of Scholarship: One year

How can I Apply?

To apply for a Chevening Scholarship, you must complete and submit an online eChevening application form.

It is important to go through the application instructions on the scholarship webpage before applying.

Scholarship Portal

Sponsors: Chevening Scholarships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), with further contributions from universities and other partners in the UK and overseas, including governmental and private sector bodies.

Important Notes: The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when scholars are conditionally selected for an award.

Application Deadline: 7th November, 2017.

Pershing Foundation International Scholarships, 2017/2018 | Oxford University

The Pershing Square Foundation will be awarding fully funded scholarships to five (5) International Students to study at the prestigious University of Oxford, London, UK this 2018.

Submission of applications are expected to last until 17th March, 2018. Please note that some partnering Masters courses close their applications in January 2018 and others in March 2018.

Benefits of this scholarship:

  • The Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees and a contribution towards living expenses for both years of studies.
  • You would also benefit from opportunities for mentorship and networking with inspirational individuals and organizations that are part of the Pershing Square Foundation’s community.
  • You become integrated into Saïd Business School’s community as soon as you begin your Master’s degree by attending receptions and meetings with our Dean, faculty and other MBA scholars.
  • You can access and utilize both your department and Oxford Saïd’s resources and networks throughout both years.
  • You will also be invited to a spring ‘trek’ to New York City hosted by the Pershing Square Foundation, where you can participate in meetings and workshops with leading innovators and change makers.

Who can apply: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be International students
  • have the Ability to envision how to achieve scalable and sustainable solutions to these challenges
  • have applied or applying to Oxford University, UK
  • be proficient in English Language
  • have good academic records

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit an essay of no more than 500 words addressing this question ‘How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?’.

Visit Scholarship Portal for sponsor details.

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