Lancaster University is delighted to announce this new scholarship for African students.
Lancaster University is renowned for its vibrant, international community with students and staff from over 100 countries. This creates a unique student experience, bringing together a range of perspectives to enhance learning and development. Lancaster University seeks to attract the most talented students from around the world. To enrich our diverse community further, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is offering a new scholarship for high achieving students from African countries.
You will need to meet the criteria below:
- You must be a permanent resident and national of Africa, as defined by the African Union.
- You must have achieved or be on target to achieve the equivalent to a UK 1st Class undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree. See examples of grade equivalents below.
- You must have applied for a full-time Master’s programme in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for 2021 entry (2021-2022 academic year): https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/arts-and-socialsciences/study/postgraduate/masters/courses/
- You must be self-funding your studies or, if you are in receipt of other funding, that funding must not cover more than 50% of the Lancaster University tuition fee. If, following an offer from Lancaster University, you are awarded other funding that exceeds 50% then you must inform Lancaster University. Your scholarship will then be made available to another candidate.
- If you are offered a scholarship, you will be required to pay a £250 acceptance deposit to secure the scholarship award. You will need to pay the acceptance deposit within 4 weeks of the date we notify you that you have been successful in obtaining a scholarship.
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The number of scholarships available is limited and scholarships be offered on a first come first served basis to applicants who meet the eligibility criteria. We will automatically consider you for a scholarship as part of our standard Masters application process. If you are awarded a scholarship we will let you know.