Postgraduate Scholarships in Nigeria for Students 2020/2021 Portal Update.

Postgraduate Scholarships in Nigeria: The process involve in getting a postgraduate degree from any college, be it Masters, Ph.D or MBA has never been that easy due to the financial challenges. Find details below;

This page has been created solely for that aim. In this article, you’ll be shown the top 10 best postgraduate scholarships of all time based on our research to all Nigerians and African students yearning to studying abroad.

See the top 10 postgraduate scholarships below;

1. British Chevening Scholarships for International Students

Deadline: November 6th

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations. The programme offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study for a master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

A Chevening Scholarship normally covers university tuition fees, a monthly living allowance, an economy class return airfare to the UK, and additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure.

2. Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries

Deadline: December 19th

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Each Scholarship provides airfare to and from the United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, stipend, thesis grant (if applicable), an initial arrival allowance, among others. Please see the 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship Terms and Conditions for full scholarship benefits.

3. Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

Deadline: December 5th

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, travel costs, etc. It also provides additional, discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.

4. Clarendon Fund Scholarships at University of Oxford

Deadline: January 25th

The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford, offering around 140 new scholarships every year. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at the graduate level at the University of Oxford. All Clarendon Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full.

5. University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships

Deadline: February 1st

University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential to non-EU international students who have applied for and been offered a place for eligible full-time Postgraduate Taught degrees at the University of Sussex. The scholarship is 50% off international student tuition fee. Scholarships are offered for one academic year.

6. International Ambassador Scholarships at University of West London

Deadline: November 30th

The International Ambassador Scholarship recognizes and provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to act as ambassadors for the University of West London. Scholarships are worth up to £5,000.  The scholarship provides a discount against the cost of tuition for the first year of study only.

7. UWE Chancellor’s Scholarships for International Students

Deadline: April 28th

The University of the West of England, Bristol offers more than £100,000 worth of scholarships for international students each year.  This includes the Chancellor’s Scholarship wherein the recipient will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Development Office and other departments.

The recipient will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of the course. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees for one academic year.

8. Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships

Deadline: January 18th

The Chancellor’s International Scholarships are allocated annually via a combined postgraduate research scholarship competition and are open to all overseas students in any discipline offered at Warwick. The scholarship covers full payment of overseas tuition fees worth up to £22,860, maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates (provisional £15,044 for full-time award holders).

9. Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships

Deadline: April 30th

Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international students who want to pursue a Master’s Degree at the University of Nottingham and make a difference in the development of their home country. The scholarship covers 50-100% of the tuition fee.

10. Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships

Deadline: February 1st

The University of Edinburgh is offering 30 scholarships for Ph.D. Research Programme in any field of study offered by the University. Each scholarship covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses. Subject to change, the awards are tenable for up to three years.

Hint of Post-graduate Scholarships

Follow these steps and you’ll be in with a chance to win!

1. Creativity is key

Try to take an interesting, eye-catching or unusual image that really captures what inspires you to study. However, this isn’t a photography competition and you don’t need to be a pro behind the lens. We don’t mind if you’re using a Nikon D3400 DSLR or you’ve just snapped something on your phone, but we do want to see why you’re passionate about postgraduate study in the most creative way you can.

2. Make it personal

Use your caption to explain what it is about your photo that inspires you to study; this is your chance to tell your story.

3. Be original

Nobody likes a cheat, so don’t copy anyone else’s entry. Also, it needs to be your photo, so don’t take your image off the internet – if you search ‘Inspirational Images’ on Google and save the first one you see, we will know!

4. Keep it concise

When you’re writing your caption make sure you stick to the 50-word limit and remember to tag us  and use the hashtag . If you don’t, we won’t be able to find your entry!

5. Most importantly, enter

If you don’t take part you can’t win – you have until 5pm BST, Friday 31 August to enter so what are you waiting for?

A final word from the judges:

“Have fun with it! We’ve tried to make this year’s competition simple so that as many people as possible can enter, and have the chance to fund their postgraduate study. We want to see your passion for postgraduate study, and are looking forward to seeing all the weird and wonderful things that inspire you. Most importantly, have fun, and make sure you enter – it could be you walking away with £5,000!”

StudentsandScholarship Team.

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