Scholarship Africa Programme at University of Essex – UK 2022

If you’re an international student from an African nation and are self-funding your studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship of £4,500, paid as a discount on your tuition fee.


Application Deadline: 16th September 2022

Offered Annually? Yes


Eligible Countries: African countries


Number of Awards: Not specified


Value of Program: £4,500


Duration of Program: 1 Year


Type: Masters

Eligibility: Interested applicants must meet all of the following conditions:


  • be classified as an international student for fee purposes
  • be a national of an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union) and ordinarily resident in an African nation
  • be entirely self-funding your studies
  • be a graduate of any African country, or any of the countries specified above
  • be applying for a full-time Masters course starting in 2022-23 (excluding MBA)
  • meet the academic criteria in the table below:
  • Ghana: CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above
  • Nigeria: CGPA 3/5 or above
  • Other member states of the African Union: 2:1 or above (or equivalent as defined by our Postgraduate Admissions selection criteria)
  • You will also be considered for this award if you are a national of an African nation and you have a degree:
  • from a recognized UK university, other than Essex, with a 2:1 or above, or
  • from a recognized university with a 2:1 or above (or equivalent as defined by our Postgraduate Admissions selection criteria) or from any of the following countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Vietnam.

How to Apply: Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer of a place by 16 September 2022 (for October 2022 start) or 06 January 2023 (for January 2023 start) and met the academic conditions of entry, will be considered for these scholarships


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