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All Expense Paid Development Africa Scholarships 2020/2021 at Loughborough University – UK

Every year, Loughborough University UK offers Full Tuition fee Graduate School Development Trust scholarship for African students. Application for 2020/2021

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible African Countries: All African Countries

To be taken at (country): Loughborough University UK

About the Award: Towards the end of each year, Loughborough University, UK announce its full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa. The Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships covers 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded).

Selection Criteria: For 2020 entry the scholarship application procedure is an open competition. Students may only apply for the scholarship after an offer for a place has been made. Students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course can apply for the scholarship using the application form which will be provided from the link below.

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Type: Doctoral (PhD)

Who is qualified to apply? The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:

  • Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
  • Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree)
  • Commitment to return to their home country on completion of postgraduate programme
  • Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return
  • Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
  • Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved

How Many Scholarships are available? The University will award a limited number of scholarships

What are the benefits? The scholarship will cover 100% of the course fees. Students will be expected to fund their travel and maintenance costs through other sources.

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How long will sponsorship last? Financial award will last for the full duration of the postgraduate taught degree programme

How to Apply: Applicants are advised to spend considerable effort ensuring that this application reaches the selectors in a form that is clear, well presented and which reflects your abilities and motivation.

The application form should be returned (by post, fax or email) to:

International Office
Marketing and Advancement
Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE11 3TU
UK

Email: international-office@lboro.ac.uk

Deadline: Applications for scholarships close 30th April 2020

Click here for more details and to apply

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