Scholarships In The United Kingdom For African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 11-Nov-2020


The UK has become one of the top destinations to study around the world. With traditions of excellence, high-class institutions on every corner, and more flexibility, the United Kingdom has so much to offer international students. Listed below are scholarship opportunities available in the United Kingdom for international students;

1.     Mollie Clay Prize Award At University of West London

The University of West London is awarding the Mollie Clay Prize Award to high achieving students who are looking at undergoing a degree program at the Institution. The university provides high quality and excellent teaching facilities. It also offers funding facilities for applicants who need it and assists them during their length of study. To apply for this grant, the participants have to receive a place in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at the university. After being enrolled, they can complete an award application form.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Value of Award: £500

Type: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

2.     International Awards At York St John University

York St John University – UK is offering competitive scholarships of up to £1,000 for all fee-paying international students who are interested in pursuing a degree program at the Institution. The university offers students and personal staff opportunities to learn and grow both academically and individually. It also provides excellent teaching across both theoretical, practical modules and courses. Eligible students do not need to apply separately for this application; it will be awarded automatically if your application is successful and you enroll in your course.

Application Deadline: 15 January.

Eligible Countries: International

Value of Awards: Up to £1,000

Type: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, or Research

3.    Schlumberger Cambridge Scholarships

The University of Cambridge, UK, in collaboration with Schlumberger Cambridge Research Limited offers scholarships opportunities to students from developing countries including but not limited to Students from Nigeria and other African Students who are pursuing courses of research leading to a Ph.D. Any Ph.D. research program in technological and scientific subjects offered at the University of Cambridge is acceptable for the Scholarship.

Application Deadline: 3rd December 2020

Eligible countries: African countries

Value: University tuition fee and Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Type: PhD 

4.     University of Derby Regional High Achievers Scholarship

The University of Derby has a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students from countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) and outside the European Union (EU). The scholarship offers a reduction in your fees during your first year of study. Students from EU countries are not currently eligible for international scholarships. These scholarships are available to apply for once you have received an admission offer from the University.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Eligible countries: SE Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia), China (including Hong Kong), South Asia (India, Pakistan), and Africa.

Value of Award: Undergraduate: £1,500, Masters: £1,500

Type: Undergraduate, Masters

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