University of Glasgow African Excellence Fee Waiver

Description

For September 2020 entry we are offering 8 scholarships worth the full tuition fee of a one year Masters programme to academically excellent students from Africa. 

This scholarship is open to applicants from Africa applying to all on-campus Masters programmes. Applicants must:

  • be resident in Africa at time of applying
  • have completed a first degree in Africa
  • hold a conditional or unconditional offer of a place for a full-time postgraduate taught programme
  • demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent to a UK 1st Class Hons 

Eligible countries/regions

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo Democratic Republic of
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Eligible programmes

Value

Full tuition fee waiver 

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, please submit a 500 word personal statement to scholarships@glasgow.ac.uk by 01 April 2020. 

Your personal statement must include:

  • your full name, applicant number and clearly state that you are applying for the University of Glasgow African Excellence Fee Waiver
  • 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).

Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome by 30 April 2020.

Note: You need to hold a conditional or unconditional offer for an eligible programme to be considered for this scholarship.