Scholarships for African Students in Loughborough University UK 2014
Loughborough University is offering full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled in Africa. Scholarships cover 100% of the course fees for postgraduate taught course for one year. Scholarships are available for the students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course. Application deadline is 30th April 2014.
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the Loughborough University in UK.
Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate (taught) degree level at Loughborough University in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Loughborough University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: For 2014 entry the scholarship application procedure is an open competition. Students may only apply for the scholarship after an offer for a place has been made. Students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course can apply for the scholarship.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: Loughborough University is delighted to announce full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa. These will be known as the Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships. The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded).
Number of award(s): The University will award a limited number of scholarships and the standards required are very high.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for one year.
What does it cover? The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year.
Selection Criteria: The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:
-Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa;
-Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree);
-Commitment to return to their home country on completion of postgraduate programme;
-Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return;
-Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK;
-Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved.
Notification: A confirmation email will be sent when your application has been received. All those who have applyed, will be notified of the outcome of their application by email by the end of May at the latest. The outcome will be either that your application is shortlisted or your application was unsuccessful. Further guidelines will be issued to shortlisted applicants.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post, fax or email.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30th April 2014