West Africa Merit Scholarship
Course(s) Offered: Arts /Social Sciences; Sciences / Medicine
Course Level: Postgraduate
Provider: University of Aberdeen
Country to Study in: UK
The University of Aberdeen in Scotland, UK offers theWest Africa Merit Scholarship, which funding opportunity is open to Nigerian and Ghanian students undertaking a full-time taught postgraduate programme in either the College of Arts and Social Sciences or the College of Life Sciences and Medicine.
To be eligible for this award, candidates must hold the equivalent of a First class British Honours degree from a British university or from a recognised Nigerian or Ghanian university.
Candidates must also be self-funded, and not in receipt of any financial assistance from the Nigerian or Ghanian government.
Application for the2015 University of Aberdeen scholarship for Nigerian/Ghanaian nationalsto pursue full-time taught postgraduate programme in two colleges has commenced.
Eligibility criteria for the 2015 West Africa Merit Scholarship:
*.To be eligible for this award, candidates must hold the equivalent of a First class British Honours degree from a British university or from a recognised Nigerian university or Ghanaian university.
*.Candidates must also be self-funded, and not in receipt of any financial assistance from the Nigerian or Ghanaian government.
*.To be considered for the scholarship you will need to have applied to the University of Aberdeen and been offered a place starting in January or September 2015. You must also be a privately funded student, and not in receipt of any financial assistance from the Nigerian or Ghanaian Government.
*.The scholarship can only be held by a student of the University commencing study in January or September 2015– it cannot be transferred to other institutions.
*.Priority will be given to students who do not already have additional scholarship funding (student loans excluded) and to those who have firmly accepted either a conditional or unconditional offer for a place at the University at the time the selection committee meets.Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria and Ghana ONLY may apply
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen; Scotland, UK.
Fields of study
Beneficiaries can pursue PG programmes at either theCollege of Arts and Social Sciencesor theCollege of Life Sciences and Medicine.
Number of awards
There are only 5 West Africa Merit scholarships available
This will be a onetime tuition discount
The West Africa Merit scholarships have a value of £2000 per award, and will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount.
Method of Application
To be eligible for this award, candidates must hold the equivalent of a First class British Honours degree from a British university or from a recognised Nigerian university/Ghanaian university.
A completed application form, transcript and one academic reference should be emailed or posted before the closing date for applications.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details on how to apply (which will include the “Guidelines for Applicants” and “Application Form”).
All applications must be submitted no later than7 November 2014if you applying for the January 2015 intake, or30 June 2015if you are applying for the September 2015 intake.
All applications for the 2015 West Africa Merit Scholarship at University of Aberdeen in United Kingdom must be submitted not later than the stated date.
Application Deadline:30 June 2015
Open to International Applicants: No
(Nigerians AND Ghanians ONLY)
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