The University of Glasgow is offering 10 scholarships for international students or staff from our partners in Africa and the Caribbean starting a postgraduate taught Masters program in any discipline for the academic session 2022–23.
The scholarship is a full tuition fee waiver.
Application Deadline: 3ist March 2024.
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): UK
About the Award: The University of Glasgow African Excellence Award aims to support high-achieving students from across Africa in their journey to become future world changers. We are looking for students who wish to undertake Masters level study, to further develop their knowledge and skills, in order to positively contribute to their community in the future.
The university is offering up to 15 scholarships for international students from Africa, starting a 1-year postgraduate taught Masters program in any discipline for academic session 2024–25. The scholarship is a full tuition fee waiver.
Eligibility: The University of Glasgow African & Caribbean Excellence scholarship is open to applicants from Africa & the Caribbean applying to all on-campus Masters programmes .
To be eligible, applicant must:
- Demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a UK 1st Class Honours;
- Hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught one year Masters programme for September 2024 intake (offer is not needed to apply but applicants will require an offer to be considered for interview, and should take programme application timelines into consideration as detailed on programme webpages);
- Have International fee status;
- Be domiciled in Africa;
- Be able to demonstrate a clear career and/or development plan that will be supported by Masters level study (via application form);
- Be able to provide evidence of meeting the UKVI maintenance/living costs by 30th June 2024 (only required if offered scholarship following successful interview).
Selection Criteria: Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit.
Number of Awardees: 15
Value of University of Glasgow African & Caribbean Excellence Scholarship: Full fee waiver
Duration of Scholarship: 1 year
How to Apply for University of Glasgow African & Caribbean Excellence Scholarship:
The application form for this scholarship is not open currently. Please register your interest and you will be contacted when we are accepting applications.
Applicants must complete an an application form to be considered for the scholarship.
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is the 31st of March 2024 – no applications after this date will be considered.
Applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted by 10th May 2024.