University of Glasgow African Excellence Fee Waiver Scholarships 2019/2020

For September 2020 entry we are offering 8 scholarships worth the full tuition fee of a one year Masters programme to academically excellent students from Africa. 


This scholarship is open to applicants from Africa applying to all on-campus Masters programmes. Applicants must:

  • be resident in Africa at time of applying
  • have completed a first degree in Africa
  • hold a conditional or unconditional offer of a place for a full-time postgraduate taught programme
  • demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent to a UK 1st Class Hons

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How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, please submit a 500 word personal statement to by 01 April 2020. 

Your personal statement must include:

  • your full name, applicant number and clearly state that you are applying for the University of Glasgow African Excellence Fee Waiver
  • why you have selected the programme at the University of Glasgow
  • why you merit the funded place (e.g academic/personal achievement)
  • how you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc).

Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome by 30 April 2020.

Note: You need to hold a conditional or unconditional offer for an eligible programme to be considered for this scholarship.


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