The University of Manchester is inviting applications from qualified candidates for scholarship opportunities for selected master’s courses to applicants from Uganda for the year 2017/2018.
Application Deadline: 4th February 2017.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Uganda
To be taken at (country): UK
Fields of Study: Scholarships are available in a wide range of subjects including Engineering, Environment, Medical and Life Sciences, and Law. Scholarships are not available for business and finance courses.
Eligibility: The master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply for a scholarship, you must:
- have at least two years’ relevant post-graduation work experience (this does not include unpaid internships or voluntary work);
- hold a first or upper second class (or the equivalent) undergraduate degree;
- be a resident citizen of Uganda and have not previously studied outside Africa;
- be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Uganda;
- have a clear idea how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.
All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in the English language. In most cases you will need the following, as a minimum, to satisfy the general English language criteria and go through to the final selection round.
- English grade of 4 in UCE (Uganda Certificate of Education)
- IELTS score of 6.5 (with no sub-test less than 5.5)
- BT TOEFL: overall score of at least 90, with no sub-test below 22
Number of Awardees: 5
Value of Scholarship: The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses
Duration of Scholarship: Duration of candidate’s chosen course
How to Apply: You don’t need to have an offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. Please do not apply for master’s admission separately; if your scholarship application is successful then an academic offer will be made.
Award Provider: University of Manchester, UK