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University of Glasgow African Excellence Fee Waiver Scholarships in UK


The University of Glasgow is offering 8 scholarships worth the full tuition fee for a one-year Masters program. African applicants are eligible to apply for these endowments.

The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.




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If English is not the student’s first language, they will be required to provide a language test before they can start their studies.


  • Application deadline:  Varies
  • Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in the fields offered by the university.
  • Award: For September 2018 academic session university is offering 8 scholarships worth the full tuition fee for a one-year masters program to offer holders from Africa
  • Nationality: African
  • Number of Awards: Eight opportunities are available.
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries:  Africa
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  1. Be resident in Africa at time of applying have completed the first degree in Africa
  2. Demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent to a UK 2:1 Hons or better.
  • English Language Requirements: In order to undertake a program of study here at the University, applicants will need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English. They can demonstrate their level of English with IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or alternative qualifications. The sections below will tell them what grades they need in these qualifications for the subject area they want to study. Some degree programs have slightly higher requirements than those stated here. When this is so, the university will ensure that they are informed using the contact details they have provided on their application. If applicants have been instructed and assessed in the English language at a recognized institution, they may be exempt from these requirements.

Application Procedure:

  • The mode of applying is online.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit. Offer holders who are being considered for the opportunity will be contacted and asked to submit a 400-word personal statement detailing:
  • Why you have selected the program at the University of Glasgow
  • Why you merit the funded-place (e.g academic/personal achievement)
  • How you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc)
  • A personal statement should be around 400 words and include your full name and applicant number.

Online Application

Scholarship Link