Postgraduate Scholarships For African Students at The University of Portsmouth, UK

Postgraduate Scholarships For African Students at The University of Portsmouth, UK

The Science Faculty offers a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for full-time taught master’s postgraduate degrees.

The University of Portsmouth is a university in the city of Portsmouth, England. It was previously known as Portsmouth Polytechnic until 1992, when it was granted university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for the postgraduate degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are tenable in following subjects:

  • MSc Engineering Geology
  • MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
  • MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
  • MSc Crisis and Disaster Management
  • MSc Geographical Information Systems
  • MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management

Scholarship Award: Scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee but please note, it cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University. The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year Masters fees and is non-renewable and only valid for a study on the courses listed above.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:

Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a high Second Class Lower) in a relevant subject.

Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject. Applicants can apply to be considered if they:

  • Are fully self-funding
  • Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality
  • Have applied to, been offered and accepted a place on, the postgraduate degree of your choice (conditional or unconditional firm offer).
  • Have satisfied academic conditions detailed above and have met financial conditions including payment of non-refundable deposit.

Nationality: Ghanaian and Nigerian students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: 

  • Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a high Second Class Lower) in a relevant subject.
  • Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: Please complete the Scholarship Application Form and submit this to our International Admissions Centre either via email or post (details below) by no later than 31 July 2016. Successful scholarship applicants will be required to accept their place on the programme within four weeks of notification in order to obtain the reduction in the fee.

Application form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 July 2016.

Scholarship Link

3 Comments

  1. Abdirahmaan Hussein Abdulaahi

    September 12, 2016 at 11:01 PM

    Hello my Name is Abdirahmaan Hussein Abdulaahi i’m from Somalia i want to study these postgraduate for these University .So i hope to contact me Good luck

  2. s

    September 23, 2016 at 6:19 AM

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  3. Gutu Yadeta

    September 29, 2016 at 1:39 PM

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