UK Scholarship For Nigerian Student

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The UK is one of the world nations that support world education with financial aid to students. The Commonwealth, Erasmus Mundus, government, Universities are involved in the empowerment of various developing countries of the world. Nigeria is a major beneficiary in every package released by the UK. Below are TOP 10 UK SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NIGERIAN STUDENTS in 2022.

1. University of Brunel Scholarships for Students in Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt

The University of Brunel Country-specific scholarships are available to international applicants on any undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD programme starting in September 2017.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria, Kenya,  Egypt

To be taken at (country): UK

Type: undergraduate, postgraduate taught or a postgraduate research

Eligibility: To be considered for the Country Specific Scholarships an applicant must:

  • Have been assessed by Brunel University London as an international student for fees purposes.
  • Have an offer to study full-time on an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or a postgraduate research programme of study starting in September 2017 only.
  • Must currently reside or have permanent residence in the country/region they are being considered for or be a national of the country/region they are being considered for.
  • Satisfy the entry criteria for admission to their chosen programme of study.
  • This scholarship programme is not available to current registered Brunel students on a full time or part time undergraduate or postgraduate programme. Students on the London Brunel International College (LBIC) programmes and distance learning versions of courses, or the English@Brunel, Pre-sessional English and Intensive Foundation or Premasters courses through the International Pathways and Language Centre (IPLC).
  • This scholarship is not available to those that have been in receipt of a Brunel International Scholarship previously, either as part of current or earlier studies or those that are awarded the Brunel International Scholarship in 2016/17.
  • By accepting a scholarship you are agreeing to become a Student Ambassador for the University. You will be welcomed into the University at a Scholar’s Reception during your first few weeks and may be asked to:
  1. a) Take part in photoshoots and filming events organised by the International Recruitment or Marketing team (maximum of three).
  2. b) Write a profile of yourself (250 words) that should include some or all of the following points – Why you chose Brunel – Your life at the university – How your course at Brunel will contribute to your career.
  3. c) Help support Brunel’s social media activity aimed at engaging potential and current international students.
  4. d) Give feedback and advice on how to apply for a Brunel international scholarship for future applicants, as required.
  5. e) Meet guests from overseas universities or embassies.
  6. f) Other activities by request include hosting tours of the campus, helping at Open Days and participating in other marketing activity.

Successful applicants will be contacted by the International Recruitment or Marketing team as and when your participation would be appreciated.

Selection Criteria and Process: 

  • Scholarship awards are decided by the International Scholarship Panel and all decisions are final. The University will not accept any appeals in respect of the decisions made by the Panel.
  • Candidates will be considered based on their academic merit and personal statement.
  • Scholarships are awarded for the September entry of the academic year 2017/18 and will not be deferred to later months or years of entry. Course applicants who intend to defer their studies must re-apply for a scholarship in the year they will begin their studies.
  • All applicants will be notified of the panel’s decision by the middle of July 2017 for applicants starting in September.

Number of Awardees: 6. 2 for each country

Value of Scholarship: For these countries above, 6 Scholarships are available, with a value of £5000 or £7,500 tuition fee waiver in year one only.

Duration of Scholarship: 1 year only

2. University of Dundee Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship for Nigerian Students

University of Dundee in Scotland is inviting applications for  the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) postgraduate Scholarship to Nigerian students.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Scotland, UK

Type: PhD, Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Fields of Study: Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, Geography / Environmental Science, Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility: 

For MSc:

  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience
  • National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate.
  • Applicants must be computer literate.
  • Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO.
  • Applicants must not be above 30 years of age.For PhD:
    • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience;
    • National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate;
    • Applicants must be computer literate;
    • Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and
    • Employment in the academics in reputable Nigerian Institution, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;
    • A minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a minimum of merit as a second degree certificate in an oil and gas related discipline;
    • Submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology relevance to the industry and mode of data collection;
    • Possess a valid admission letter; and
    • Must not be over 40 years of age

    Number of Awardees: Not specified

    Value of Scholarship: Full ScholarshipHelps With Living costs, Tuition Fees

    Duration of Scholarship: Up to 36 months

    3. University of Cambridge Africa Regional Bursary in UK

    University of Cambridge is delighted to offers Bursary to African students to pursue MBA programme. A bursary worth up to £18,000 will be awarded to a successful African candidate. The School believes that Africa will be an increasingly important region, both economically and politically and is committed to developing the African talent pool.

    Level: Masters Degree

    Field(s): Scholarship is awarded for studying MBA program at University of Cambridge in UK.

    Funded By: University of Cambridge, UK

    Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

    ‣ Award No: A bursary will be offered.

    ‣ Scholarship covers: Cambridge Judge Business School will offer a bursary worth up to £18,000 for a successful African candidate to the Cambridge MBA programme.

    Description

    ‣ Cambridge Judge Business School will offer a bursary worth up to £18,000 for a successful African candidate to the Cambridge MBA programme.

    ‣ The School believes that Africa will be an increasingly important region, both economically and politically and is committed to developing the African talent pool.

    ‣ We are offering a bursary of up to £18,000 for a successful African candidate to the Cambridge MBA.

    Eligibility

    ‣ The applicant must be an African national.

    Candidates need to have accepted an offer of admission from the Cambridge MBA programme by 5 May 2017.

    Scholarship Application Method

    Any candidate who is offered a place on the Cambridge MBA by 5 May 2017 and who is an African national will automatically be considered for this scholarship, so no action needs to be taken on your part.

    ‣ Candidates should apply for admission to the Cambridge MBA in the normal way.

     4.Nigeria Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarships-UK

    Award Description

    The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the award of 4 scholarships of £5,000 for Nigerian domiciled students applying for entry to an undergraduate programme at the University starting September 2017.

    These are joint awards with our local representatives who are listed here in alphabetical order: Bridge House Counselling, SI-UK (‘Study In-UK’), and UKEAS.

    The scholarships will be awarded to the highest performing students starting their University of Birmingham programme

    Value of Award

    The scholarship awards are for £5,000 towards tuition fees (for the first year only) of a full time undergraduate degree programme

    Eligibility Criteria

    Please note that students already registered and studying on a programme at the University of Birmingham in the UK, and students applying for MBChB Medicine and Surgery or BDS Dental Surgery are not eligible for this scholarship.

    In order to be eligible, candidates must:

    • Have received an offer and selected the University of Birmingham as their firm choice for a full time undergraduate programme starting September 2017. The student must be entering the first year of an undergraduate programme based at Birmingham’s UK campus.
    • Meet the academic conditions of their offer to the programme.
    • Be classed as Nigerian national or domiciled/ resident.
    • Be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee purposes and be able to pay the outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
    • Have sufficient funds to cover the full cost of living at the University of Birmingham, plus any visa/travel expenses associated with studying in the UK.
    • Start their studies at the University in September 2017 (the scholarship award may not be deferred).
    • Be registered with, and have their undergraduate study application attached to, one of our local representatives listed here in alphabetical order: Bridge House Counselling, SI-UK (‘Study In-UK’), and UKEAS.
    • Accept an offer from the University of Birmingham and select Birmingham as their firm choice by the scholarship application deadline and be in contact with one of our local representatives listed above by this scholarship deadline of 31 May 2017.

    How to Apply

    To apply for the scholarship students will need to have accepted an offer from Birmingham, have selected Birmingham as their firm choice, and be in contact with one of our local representatives listed above by the scholarship deadline of 31 May 2017. Selection for the award will be based on academic merit. No interview will be required.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Please note that students already registered and studying on a programme at the University of Birmingham in the UK, and students applying for MBChB Medicine and Surgery or BDS Dental Surgery are not eligible for this scholarship.

    In order to be eligible, candidates must:

    • Have received an offer and selected the University of Birmingham as their firm choice for a full time undergraduate programme starting September 2017. The student must be entering the first year of an undergraduate programme based at Birmingham’s UK campus.
    • Meet the academic conditions of their offer to the programme.
    • Be classed as Nigerian national or domiciled/ resident.
    • Be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee purposes and be able to pay the outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
    • Have sufficient funds to cover the full cost of living at the University of Birmingham, plus any visa/travel expenses associated with studying in the UK.
    • Start their studies at the University in September 2017 (the scholarship award may not be deferred).
    • Be registered with, and have their undergraduate study application attached to, one of our local representatives listed here in alphabetical order: Bridge House Counselling, SI-UK (‘Study In-UK’), and UKEAS.
    • Accept an offer from the University of Birmingham and select Birmingham as their firm choice by the scholarship application deadline and be in contact with one of our local representatives listed above by this scholarship deadline of 31 May 2017.

    How to Apply

    To apply for the scholarship students will need to have accepted an offer from Birmingham, have selected Birmingham as their firm choice, and be in contact with one of our local representatives listed above by the scholarship deadline . Selection for the award will be based on academic merit. No interview will be required.

    5. University of Leicester Open Scholarships for International Students in UK

    University of Leicester is inviting applications for 20 open scholarships for international students. Scholarships are available for new taught Master’s students on all full-time courses starting in September/ October 2017. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must already hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study for a degree programme at the University of Leicester. Students may only receive one partial scholarship from the University, whether it is an Open or Department/ College scholarship. Students with partial scholarships from other sources will be considered.

    School(Institutions/ Country): UK

    Level: taught-masters degree

    Field(s): any of the courses offered by the University of Leicester.

    Funded By: University of Leicester, UK

    Description

    ‣ University of Leicester is offering University of Leicester Open Scholarships for International Students.

    ‣ The Open Scholarship Scheme is only open to applicants already holding an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study for a degree programme at the University of Leicester. ‣ Candidates for Open Scholarships must be classified by the University as international students for fees purposes.

    Eligibility

    The University of Leicester Open Scholarships Scheme is only open to applicants already holding an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study for a degree programme at the University of Leicester.

    ‣ Candidates for Open Scholarships must be classified by the University as international students for fees purposes.

    ‣ For Open Scholarships, candidates must not be in receipt of a full scholarship (tuition fees and living costs) from any other sources. Students may only receive one partial scholarship from the University, whether it is an Open or Department/ College scholarship. Students with partial scholarships from other sources will be considered

    Open Scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in tuition fees payable.

    ‣ These scholarships are not available for distance learning students.

    Selection Criteria:

    ‣ Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

    Scholarship Application Method

    ‣ All applicants for either a postgraduate diploma or masters programme can be considered for scholarships. Applicants for campus-based study and flexible learning programmes will be considered.

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