Allan & Nesta Ferguson Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield for Developing Countries 2017/2018

Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust will offer 12 scholarships (over 3 years) to international students from developing countries to study for Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield

Application Deadline: 1st May 2017

To be taken at (country): University of Sheffield, UK

Eligible Field of Study: Interested candidate must hold an offer for one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield in 2017:

MA Cities and Global Development
• MA International Development
• MSc in Environmental Change and International Development
• MPH in International Development
• MSc in International Social Change and Policy
• MA Global and Political Economy
• MA International Politics

About Scholarship: The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to International Development. One of the themes of the University’s strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting and increasing the volume of the work that we 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 12 scholarships (over 3 years) targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

Eligible Countries: You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories:

Afghanistan
Angola
Armenia
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Côte d’Ivoire
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Micronesia
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tokelau
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Viet Nam
West Bank and Gaza Strip
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe


Type:
Master’s

Eligibility Criteria

  1. You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  2. 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.
  3. This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
  4. Your mode of attendance must be full time.
  5. You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2016. This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  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 2016.

Number of Scholarships: four (4)

Value of Scholarship: There are four 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

Duration of Scholarship: for the period of study

How to Apply: 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.

Your course application will be assessed by a panel of academic judges to decide whether you will progress to the final stage of the application process.

How to apply for masters at University of Sheffield

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Scholarship Provider: Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust

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