Africa Postgraduate Regional Scholarship, UK 2022-23

Africa Postgraduate Regional Scholarship, UK 2022-23

United Kingdom 16 Sep 2022
University of Essex

University of Essex

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0 $
Nonprofit organization
Host Country
16 Sep 2022
Study level
Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

Scholarship Description:

Africa Postgraduate Regional Scholarship, UK 2022-23 is open for African Students . The scholarship allows Postgraduate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at University of Essex . The deadline of the scholarship is 16 Sep 2022.

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

Degree Level:

Africa Postgraduate Regional Scholarship, UK 2022-23 is available to undertake Postgraduate level programs at University of Essex.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

The University of Essex will provide a scholarship of up to £4,500 to eligible students from African Countries.

Eligible Nationalities:


Eligibility Criteria:

  • These scholarships are restricted to students who are overseas fee payers and are entirely self-funded*. 
  • Students must be ordinarily resident (see the terms and conditions below for the definition of ordinary residence) in an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union).
  • These scholarships may be awarded to applicants who have completed relevant school or university studies in one of the specified countries above.
  • Applicants must have been awarded an undergraduate degree with the grade specified or above. A higher Masters grade cannot be taken to compensate for a lower Bachelors grade;
  • Eligible courses are those which are full-time taught Masters courses leading to MA, MSc, LLM, MFA and MRes degrees and start in October 2022 and January 2023.
  • 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. 
  • Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot be held in conjunction with any other University of Essex scholarships.
  • This scholarship is available for the first year of Masters study only;
  • Successful applicants should be available for promotional activities. 
  • CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above
  • 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)
Degree qualification

You will also be considered for this award if you are ordinarily resident in Africa and you have a degree:

  • from a recognised UK university, other than Essex, with a 2:1 or above, or

Application Procedure:

These scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and all academic applications will automatically be considered. 

The University will use official transcripts and certificates, submitted as part of the original application, as evidence of grades achieved, and no alternative supporting evidence will be accepted.

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