SOAS Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships: Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable trust offers the Ferguson Scholarships for African nationals at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at University of London UK.
Application Deadline: 1st June 2023
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): SOAS at University of London
Accepted Subject Areas?
- Full-time MA African Studies
- Full-time MA International Studies and Diplomacy
About SOAS Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships: Thanks to the generosity of the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable trust, three Ferguson scholarships have been established for African Students (African nationals and resident in Africa), who wish to undertake a taught masters course at SOAS.
Type: Masters (taught)
- Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel consisting of three academic members.
- The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your scholarship application. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.
Eligibility: Applicants FOR Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships should:
- be a resident in low income or lower middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank) and preferably from low income households
- hold an undergraduate degree at the first class level
- new scholarship applicants must have applied to SOAS but are not required to have received an offer of admissions by the scholarship deadline. An offer will need to have been received by the time the relevant panel meets to discuss scholarship applications
- applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible
- please note that this scholarships do not cover funding or even allow for Pre-sessionals
- Candidates will be assessed on academic merit.
- The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your scholarship application. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at your personal statement and other relevant information.
Number of Scholarship: Three (3)
Value of Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships: Each Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarship has a total value of £25,000, which will be put towards tuition fees. If tuition fees are less than this amount the remainder will be paid out as a stipend.
Duration of Scholarship: For one year
How to Apply for Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships:
You must follow two steps:
- STEP 1: Apply for your programme
You must submit a complete the online application for admission.
- STEP 2: Apply for the scholarship by 12:00 PM (UK local time) on 1 June 2023.
You must apply for this scholarship via the scholarship application form.