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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.

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.

Leventis Fellowship for Nigerian Academics at SOAS, University of London UK – 2018

Leventis Foundation is funding fellowship for younger scholars to develop their research interests in the field of libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Center. Nigerian academics are eligible for this research fellowship. Duration of fellowship is of three months. The scheme might be particularly appropriate for scholars working up a PhD thesis into publishable form. Send your application by post.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries:  Nigeria

To be taken at (country): SOAS, University of London in UK

Eligible Field of Study: The fellowship is awarded in libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre

Type: Research, Fellowship

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • Applications from Nigerian academics to take part in a scheme of collaborative research.
  • The scheme might be particularly appropriate for scholars working up a PhD thesis into publishable form.

Number of Scholarships: Not specified

Duration of Scholarship: 3 months

How to Apply

To be considered for the fellowship, applicants should send the following documents via email to ab17@soas.ac.uk

  • A complete curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • A statement of current research interests (of not more than 1,000 words) specifying the aims to be achieved during the research period in London
  • One academic reference letter supporting the application (sent directly from the email account of the referee to ab17@soas.ac.uk)

Applications are considered by a Steering Committee in London. Emails will be sent to the applicants informing them of the Committee’s decision soon after the deadline of 31st March.

Email applications are preferable, but if you are unable to send your application by email, please post it to:

Ms Angelica Baschiera
Centre of African studies
SOAS‐University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

Award Sponsors: Leventis Foundation

Important Notes: Letters will be sent to the applicants informing them of the Committee’s decision soon after the deadline.

Application Deadline: 31st March, 2018

Bill Gates Scholarship Programme is Ongoing | 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.

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

Download Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 11th October, 2017.

Apply For Access Opportunity Scholarship at University College London, 2017

University College London is pleased to announce the establishment of a new scholarship scheme for 2017-2018 academic year: the Access Opportunity Scholarship. The intention of the scholarship is to support those, who because of their immigration status are not able to secure student loans for their higher education.

Level/Field of Study

Any University College London undergraduate programme

Host Institution/Country

University College London, United Kingdom

Value/Duration of Award

The scholarship will consist of full tuition fees and a living allowance of £10,750 per year for the normal duration of your programme at University College London.   Annual renewal of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Target Group

Citizens of member countries of the World Bank are eligible to apply for this program.

Eligibility

Applicants for the scholarship must be:

  • An asylum seeker holding an offer of a place on a University College London undergraduate programme, or
  • An offer-holder granted “limited” or “discretionary” leave to remain and;
  • Unable to access student finance (tuition fee or maintenance loan) because of your immigration status;
  • Able to prove your status, under one of the above categories;
  • Asylum seekers, children of asylum seekers, or unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and who are holding an offer for an undergraduate place at UCL will be eligible.

How to Apply

Complete applications and supporting documentations should be submitted by email to University College London.  The deadline for your application is Friday, 28 July 2017 18:00 (UK time).

It is important to read the Guidance Notes and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship

Scholarship Website

Application Deadline: Friday 28th July, 2017 @ 18:00 (UK time).

Apply for a Scholarship at University of Westminster, UK – 2017/2018

The University of Westminster, UK is offering scholarship to students applying to commence postgraduate studies by January 2018 in the university.

The scholarship is a tuition free scholarship and will be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at the University.
  • The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence, financial need and development case (if you are applying from a developing country).

The University offers a number of full tuition fee waiver scholarships to you if you are an exceptionally well-qualified student. Please note that this covers tuition fees only, not living expenses or accommodation.

How to Apply

Applicants are to visit the official page to download the application form.

Postgraduate scholarship applicants must send their application to the school by post. Due to the volume of applications will not be accepted via email.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application is received before the deadline date.

Post Address

Scholarships Office
University of Westminster
Cavendish House
101 New Cavendish Street
London W1W 6XH
United Kingdom

The Scholarships Office will email you to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you require proof of delivery, please use a delivery or courier service which allows you to track your package and verify receipt.

Trainor Scholarships at Kings College, London – 2017 (Public Research)

New scholarships opportunity has been announced at the Kings College, London. Sir Richard Trainor is offering £15,000 financial support as scholarships to assist students from developing countries in their studies at London.

King’s College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London.

This scholarship program is awarded to outstanding suitable applicants wants to pursue a PhD or MPhil program at the Institution.

Value of Scholarship: £15,000. Each scholarship will cover tuition fees and/or living costs, plus, where relevant, any additional contribution, financial or in-kind.

How To Apply

Applicants must complete and submit as a minimum* a CV and personal statement identifying which project they would like to be considered for explaining why they would be suitable, to graduateschool@kcl.ac.uk by 11:59pm (UK BST) on 18 June 2017. The subject line of the email should read ‘RT Scholarship 1718 – [include the relevant project title]’.

Application Deadline: 18th June, 2017.
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