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University of Glasgow African Excellence Full Tuition Scholarships 2019/2020

The University of Glasgow is offering 8 scholarships worth the full tuition fee for a one-year Masters programme for September 2019 academic session. African applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Application Deadline: Ongoing. Applicants who are being considered for the scholarship will usually hear within 6-8 weeks of applying for the programme.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): UK

Type: Masters

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to applicants from Africa applying to all on-campus Masters programmes . Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission and must:

  • be resident in Africa at time of applying
  • have completed a first degree in Africa
  • demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent to a UK 1st Class Hons or better

Selection Criteria: Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit.

Number of Awardees: 10

Value of Scholarship: Full fee waiver

Duration of Scholarship: 1 year

How to Apply: Applicants who are being considered  will be notified within the timeframes above. There is no separate application form required.

Offer holders who are being considered for the scholarship will be contacted and asked to submit a 400 word personal statement detailing:

  • why you have selected the programme at the University of Glasgow
  • why you merit the funded-place (e.g. academic/personal achievement)
  • how you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc.)

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: University of Glasgow

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