Loughborough University announces full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa. Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries that may already have been awarded).
- 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.
Applications will be initially shortlisted and the final decision on the awards will be made by a selection panel of staff of the university.
For 2011 entry the scholarship application procedure is an open competition. 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 using the application form which can be downloaded.
Applicants are advised to spend considerable effort ensuring that this application reaches the selectors in a form that is clear, well presented and which reflects your abilities and motivation. The final closing date for applications is 30th April 2011, and applicants must not apply late. All those applying will be notified of the outcome of their application by email by the end of May at the latest.
For more information: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/funding/pg/international/ludta/index.htm