University of West London PhD Scholarships 2020 for Nigerian Students

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Applications are invited from Nigerian citizens who wish to undertake a 3-year full-time PhD course in the area of demographic ageing, healthy ageing, gerontology, and elderly care management in Nigeria. 

Application Deadline: 31st October 2019.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be Taken at (Country): UK

About the Award: This scholarship is supported by a collaborative research initiative between the University of West London (UWL), UK, and the Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria in the context of the HEPIQ-C project. The candidate will be expected to enrol as a UWL research student in January 2020 and will be based in the UK for the full duration of the research. 

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Type: PhD

Eligibility: Applicants will need:

  • a good first degree (first or upper second class) in the field of health or social sciences;
  • a Masters degree (MA, MSc, MBA or MRes) with merit or distinction;
  • an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a score of 6.5;
  • to be a Nigerian citizen;
  • to have a strong commitment to improving Nigerian health and wellbeing both during and after the PhD.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The scholarship includes:

  • PhD fee waiver at the international rate
  • Tax-free stipend of £15,000 per annum.

Duration of Award: 3 Years

How to Apply: To apply, you need to submit the following documentation to [email protected] using the heading “PhD Scholarship in Health and Ageing”:

  • international student application form;
  • research proposal in the region of 1000-1500 words;
  • a sample of any publications;
  • a personal statement which explains why you are interested in the scholarship
  • transcript of your highest qualification;
  • evidence of your IELTS score.

Read further information on the entry requirement and how to apply here

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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