Most Recent Scholarships In The United Kingdom For African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 23-Nov-2020


The UK as we all know is one of the best countries to study, students usually avoid schools in the United Kingdom due to high tuition and living expenses in some particular part of the country. Regardless, expenses shouldn’t stop you from getting a quality education as there are many funding options to help support your education. Listed below are scholarship opportunities available in the United Kingdom for international students;

1. Blavatnik School of Government Scholarship At Oxford University

The Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University is delighted to announce a scholarship to work under the supervision of Dr. Clare Leaver, Dr. Martin J. Williams, and/or other Blavatnik School faculty members on the topic of personnel management and performance in governments worldwide.  This program envisions that the successful applicant will undertake research linked to the People Lab’s main goals and activities, ideally in close partnership with the government. 

Application Deadline: 8th January 2021.

Eligible Countries: All

Value: The scholarship cover full tuition fees, a stipend for living expenses, and costs of travel/research for three years.

Type: Doctorate

2.  Global Silver Excellence Scholarships At University of Salford

The University of Salford is currently offering the Global Silver Excellence Scholarships to high achieving students who are seeking to pursue a degree program at the Institution. This educational program supports high-achieving overseas students for 2021/2022 intakes to study at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Applicants can apply to the following field of studies: BSc, BA, LLB, MEng programs are considered for undergraduate awards. MSc, MA, MBA, LLM programs, and MA.  Applicants will automatically be considered for this application program. There is no need for a separate application.

Application Deadline: January 15

Eligible Countries: International

Value: £3,000

Types: Undergraduate and Postgraduate level

3.  Prospect Burma International Awards Program

The Prospect Burma International Awards Program is open to international students who are going to enroll in a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or Ph.D. in any subject area at an accredited college or university.

Application Deadline: The application period runs from 1 December 2020 to 31 January 2021.

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or PhD

Value: Tuition and living expenses 

4. Hans Rausing International Awards At King’s College London

Hans Rausing Scholarships are offered by the Centre for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine (ChoSTM) at King’s College London. This program is awarded to exceptional applicants who are willing to undergo a degree program at the Institution.

King’s College London will provide the award covers fees (at home or overseas rates) and a maintenance grant equivalent to that offered by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for the duration of the award

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Value: Tuition fee plus a stipend

Type: Masters and PhD-level

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