University of Aberdeen Masters Scholarships for African Students 2017/2018

University of Aberdeen is offering scholarships exceptional international students who wish to undertake Masters taught subjects at the University.

Eligible Countries: You must be a national of one of the following countries: China, Vietnam, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

To be taken at (country): Scotland

Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at the University except (i) Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation (ii) Oil and Gas Innovation

About the Award: As part of the it’s commitment to attract the very best students to join our diverse international community, the University of Aberdeen is delighted to offer the Aberdeen International Masters Scholarship. This scholarship is in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee discount and is open to self-funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, and African countries, and are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

Type: Masters Taught

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, candidate must:

  • have been given a conditional or unconditional offer of admissions for an eligible Masters programme (postgraduate taught programme) at the University of Aberdeen.
  • be planning on beginning your studies in September 2016 or January 2017.
  • be classed as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • be a full-time international student.
  • be based on the Aberdeen campus for the course of study.
  • You cannot be an Aberdeen Alumni as you would then be entitled to the Aberdeen Alumni discount
  • You cannot be coming via a University partnership, as it is likely a different financial arrangement would be in place.

List of Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, (Zaire), Congo, Republic of, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab, Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe.

Value of Scholarship: £2,000 tuition fee discount

How to Apply: You do not need to apply for the scholarship but you must have applied and been given a conditional or unconditional offer of admissions for an eligible Masters programme. If you are eligible you will automatically receive an email from the Vice Principal for Internationalisation to advise you that you have been offered the scholarship with instructions on how to accept this.

Your scholarship will be applied at the point at which the University issues your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies) which you require to progress your visa application. If you have not accepted your scholarship offer, the scholarship will not be applied at this point and you will be required to pay the full tuition fee.

For more information, visit Scholarship Webpage here

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