Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield

  • Master
  • 6 May 2022

The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to international development. One of the themes of the strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting and increasing the volume of the work that they do to improve the lives of others through our international relationships, locally and abroad’. Building on this commitment the University, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is now able to offer three scholarships per year targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.


  1. You must hold an offer by 6 May for one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield: • International Development MA • Environmental Change and International Development MSc • International Development (Masters in Public Health) MPH • International Law and Global Justice LLM • International Political Economy MA • Global Journalism MA • International Public and Political Communication MA • Intercultural Communication MA
  2. You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  3. You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organisation.
  4. This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
  5. Your mode of attendance must be full time.
  6. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
  7. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September.

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There are three scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries. Each scholarship offers the following: • A full tuition fee waiver • Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend


You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you receive an offer to study one of the eligible courses and you are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, one of the eligible countries or territories. If you are selected for the final stage of the application process we will contact you before 14th May. At this point we may ask you to submit a short personal statement or application form to support your application.

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