The University of Stirling is pleased to offer Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students. The scholarship is available for pursuing full-time master’s programme offered by the Management School for entry in September 2017.
The Dorothy Nicol Scholarship was established in 2012 by Professor Douglas Brodie in memory of his mother. He and his partner, Lilian Haire, are supporters of the Aspire to Africa Foundation.
Stirling Management School focuses on social, economic, environmental, cultural and thus business responsibility, to challenge and benefit students, businesses and communities.
The requirements for a specific English Language test score such as IELTS or TOEFL may be waived if instruction and assessment of applicant’s first-degree study have been in English.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing full-time masters programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study the subjects offered by Stirling Management School.
Scholarship Award: The Dorothy Nicol Scholarship is generously funded to offer £14,600 towards overseas tuition fees of a student from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: This Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the strength of the personal statement. Applicants must be from Sub-Saharan Africa and hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on any of the full-time Masters programmes offered by the Management School for entry in September 2017. Those applicants applying for the MBA must also have at least three years work experience.
Nationality: Students from Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for this scholarship.
List of Countries: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (DRC-Kinshasa), Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zambia
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Normally a minimum of a second class honours degree or equivalent is required, and some programmes may require a background in the subject area or relevant work experience.
English Language Requirement: The requirements for a specific English Language test score such as IELTS or TOEFL may be waived if instruction and assessment of applicant’s first-degree study have been in English.
How to Apply: Complete the Application Form ensuring that all sections are answered legibly, and provide a statement of 500 words on why a scholarship would help you, and what your career or educational aims are for the five year period after you graduate from the course.
Application Deadline: The deadline for application is May 31, 2017.