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University of Glasgow African Excellence Fee Waiver Scholarships in UK, 2018

The University of Glasgow is offering 8 scholarships worth the full tuition fee for a one-year Masters programme for September 2018 academic session. 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 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 programme to offer holders from Africa
  • Nationality: African
  • Number of Awards: Eight opportunities are available.
  • The award can be taken in UK


  • Eligible Countries:  Africa
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet 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 programme 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 programmes 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 recognised 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 programme at the University of Glasgo
  • Why you merit the funded-place (e.g academic/personal achievement)
  • How you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc)
  • Personal statement should be around 400 words and include your full name and applicant number.

Online Application

Scholarship Link