University of Essex Africa Scholarship 2020/2021 for Africans to Study in UK | Up to £4,000:
University of Essex Calls for Applications from Young and Qualified Africans for the 2020 University of Essex Africa Scholarship. See
Requirements, Benefits and How to Apply Online.
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 £4,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee. If you are from any of the following countries, please check the academic requirements below to see if you could be eligible.
scholarships are restricted to applicants who are overseas fee payers
and are entirely self-funded. They are not available to students who are
fully or partly sponsored;
- Applicants must be a national of an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union);
scholarships may be awarded to students who have completed relevant
school or university studies in one of the specified countries, and who
are nationals of an African nation;
- Graduates of the University of Essex are not eligible for this award;
must have been awarded a first degree with the grade specified or
above. A higher Masters grade cannot be taken to compensate for a lower
- Eligible courses are those which are full-time
taught Masters courses leading to MA, MSc, LLM, MFA and MRes degrees.
The Essex MBA is excluded;
- Only one scholarship award can be
made per student and the award cannot normally be held in conjunction
with other University of Essex awards;
- This scholarship is available for the first year of Masters study only;
scholarships do not apply to deferred entry. Where a student, to whom a
scholarship has been offered, requests deferred entry, the award will
be considered again in line with the terms and conditions that apply in
the new proposed year of entry.
- Successful applicants should be available for promotional activities.
If you have a degree from any of the following countries, these are the academic requirements:
- 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)
You will also be considered for this award if you are a national of an African nation and you have a degree:
- from a recognised UK university, other than Essex, with a 2:1 or above, or
a recognised university with a 2:1 or above (or equivalent as defined
by our Postgraduate Admissions selection criteria) or from any of the
- Hong Kong
- Sri Lanka
How to Apply.
scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and all
academic applications will automatically be considered;
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;
- Applicants who
have firmly accepted an offer of a place by 18 September 2020, and
obtain a place on a course at Essex, will be considered for these
18th September, 2020.