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UCLan Scholarships for African Students 2012/2013

University of Central Lancashire- UCLan International Excellence Scholarship Award

The University of Central Lancashire UK is delighted to offer a range of scholarship opportunities for new international students commencing a full-time taught programme in September 2012 through the UCLan International Excellence Scholarship Award 2012/2013

The scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in the tuition fee for one year. The student is responsible for the payment of the remainder of the tuition fee and living expenses for their period of study.

The scholarships are mainly focused to students from developing countries. Below are scholarships for students from Africa (Egypt, Mauritius, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, and Ghana).

Scholarship Benefit

Awards are to the value of a 50% reduction in the tuition fee for the duration of the programme of study.

Applications that are unsuccessful for the UCLan International Excellence Awards may still be awarded a Vice Chancellor’s Award of 500 GBP per year.

Selection Criteria

All applications will be assessed with consideration to the following:

  • overall presentation;
  • originality of thought;
  • fluency in communication of ideas;
  • evidence of motivation for study;
  • Ability to succeed and contribute to university life.

Application Deadline

30 June 2012

Successful applicants will be notified no later than four weeks after the application deadline.

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must be holding an offer for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme at UCLan for entry in September 2012
  • Scholarships are not transferrable and are available for entry in September 2012 only
  • These scholarships are available only to students paying international fees
  • Applicants must be privately funded (ie, full fees being paid from their own or their family’s resources)
  • Applicants must not be in receipt of any other scholarship or financial award
  • The chosen course must be of at least one year’s duration, be offered on campus and lead to an academic award of the University of Central Lancashire
  • Applicants must not have previously been enrolled on the same course, or a course leading to this award (egDipHE or  PGDip)
  • Applicants must be holding an unconditional offer by 30 June 2012

UCLan Egypt Excellence Award

One 50% scholarship is available to a student for either a one year postgraduate taught programme or the first year of an undergraduate programme. This award is open to applicants who are nationals of, and resident in Egypt, at the time of application, and is available to applicants to any UCLan taught programme of study.

UCLan Mauritius Excellence Award

One 50% scholarship is available to a student for either a one year postgraduate taught programme or the first year of an undergraduate programme. This award is open to applicants who are nationals of, and resident in Mauritius, at the time of application, and is available to applicants to any UCLan taught programme of study.

UCLan Uganda Excellence Award

One 50% scholarship is available to a student for either a one year postgraduate taught programme or the first year of an undergraduate programme. This award is open to applicants who are nationals of, and resident in Uganda, at the time of application, and is available to applicants to any UCLan taught programme of study.

UCLan South Africa Excellence Award

One 50% scholarship is available to a student for either a one year postgraduate taught programme or the first year of an undergraduate programme. This award is open to applicants who are nationals of, and resident in South Africa, at the time of application, and is available to applicants to any UCLan taught programme of study.

UCLan- Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority Excellence Award

One 50% scholarship is available to a student for a one year postgraduate programme at the University of Central Lancashire. This award is open to applicants who are currently nationals of, and resident in Nigeria, and are employed by the Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority at the time of application and enrolment, and is available to applicants to any nuclear related programme.

UCLan – 3AG Excellence Award (Nigeria)

One 50% tuition fee scholarship; free counselling and visa advice and a free laptop are available to a successful student making an application to the University of Central Lancashire through the services of 3AG Excellence, an official agency of the university in Nigeria. The award is for applications to the MSc Renewable Energy Engineering programme. This award is open to applicants who are nationals of, and resident in Nigeria, at the time of application, and who submit their application through an office of 3AG agency in Nigeria.

UCLan – Nigeria Bar Association Excellence Award with B&S Education Services (Nigeria)

One 50% scholarship, free counselling and visa advice and one months accommodation costs in the UK (to a maximum of 400 GBP) is available to a successful student making an application to the University of Central Lancashire through the services of B&S Education Services, an official agency of the university in Nigeria. The award, for a one year postgraduate Law programme at the University of Central Lancashire, is open to applicants who are currently nationals of, and resident in Nigeria, and who are a member of the Nigerian Bar Association at the time of application and enrolment.

UCLan – Go Study Abroad Excellence Award (Ghana)

One 50% tuition fee scholarship; free counselling and visa advice and payment of one month’s accommodation costs (up to a maximum of 400 GBP) in UK are available to a successful student making an application to the University of Central Lancashire through the services of Go Study Abroad in Ghana. The award is available to a student for either a one year postgraduate taught programme or the first year of an undergraduate programme. This award is open to applicants who are nationals of, and resident in Nigeria at the time of application, and who submit their application through an office of Go Study Abroad in Ghana.

Vice Chancellor Awards

To reward academic excellence for those students with enhanced academic grades, a further award of 500 GBP will be awarded for each year of study on your chosen programme.  (Separate awards apply to those students progressing from UCLan programmes overseas).

How to Apply

Candidates for the UCLan International Excellence Awards must complete the application form and questionnaire. You can make an application using the method that suits you best – an online application is the easiest.

Click here to make an application

If you should have a query about the scholarship scheme, please contact the International Office:

International Office, University of Central Lancashire, Preston  PR1 2HE

Email: international[at]uclan.ac.uk

Visit Scholarship webpage for details