Latest Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities For African Students In The UK

By Adeyemi Bukola on 21-Aug-2020


The United Kingdom’s education has a remarkable international reputation and the UK degree globally creates a huge number of opportunities for individuals at leading companies. Many countries follow the UK’s education system, as its quality is considered as the best in the world.

1  UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Biomedical Artificial Intelligence

Building on the tradition of world-leading research and innovation at the University of Edinburgh, the Centre will train a new generation of interdisciplinary scientists who will shape the development of AI within biomedical research over the next decades. Students will gain the skills, knowledge, and acumen to realize biomedical breakthroughs using AI while anticipating and addressing the social issues connected with their research.

Application deadline: Applications for 2021 will open in October.

Eligibility: Open to all

Value: Fully funded 4-year studentship, stipend, and travel/research support.

2   Ph.D. studentship in preserving privacy in an online world

One fully-funded Ph.D. position to work with Dr. Nadin Kokciyan in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, on a project titled “Preserving Privacy in an Online World”.

Application deadline: 31st August 2020

Eligibility: Open to all

Value: Full-time Ph.D. tuition fees (Home/EU students and international students) and a tax-free stipend of GBP £15,000 per year for 3 years.

Type: PhD

3.   Loughborough University Scholarships

The University invests more than £1M each year in scholarships and bursaries for international undergraduate students. Self-funded international applicants are automatically considered for a Loughborough University International Scholarship (currently 25% of tuition fees for the first year of study). Students with exceptional school or college grades (or predicted grades) may be offered this award on the basis of their initial application and will be advised of this by email after they have received their offer letter.

Application deadline:  Ongoing

Eligibility:  International students

Value: 25% off first-year tuition fees

Type:   Undergraduates

4.   Cecil Renaud overseas scholarship

Dr. Cecil Renaud, a well-known Durban Philanthropist, established the Cecil Renaud Educational and Charitable Trust in 1988. He passed away on 3 June 1993 and bequeathed the residue of his estate to the Trust. Shortly after the Trust became active, the trustees established the Overseas Scholarship.

Application Deadline: 31 October 2020

Eligibility: International students

Value: Full Scholarship.

Type: Postgraduate.

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