Full-Fee Scholarships for Africans at Loughborough University

Loughborough University
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 30 April 2011 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2011

Brief description:

Loughborough University is delighted to announce full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa. These will be known as the Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships.

Host Institution(s):

Univeristy of Loughborough in United Kingdom

Field of study:

Any postgraduate taught course offered by the University.

Number of Scholarships:

The University will award a limited number of scholarships and the standards required are very high.

Target group:

The scholarships are intended for Africans.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year.  Students will be expected to fund their travel and maintenance costs through other sources.


The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:

•  Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
•  Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree)
•  Commitment to return to their home country on completion of postgraduate programme
•  Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return
•  Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
•  Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved

Application instructions:

Students may only apply for the scholarship after an offer for a place has been made. Students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course can apply for the scholarship. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2011. To apply use the LU Graduate School Development Trust Scholarship Application Form 2011/12.

Please do not submit your scholarship application until you have received your offer letter.  You must first apply for admissions to your chosen postgraduate taught programme.  To do this, it is important to read the information on this page.

The application form should be returned (by post, fax or email) to the International Office using the contact details below.  It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/funding/pg/international/ludta/index.htm

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