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Loughborough University Development Trust Africa Scholarship for Postgraduate Students 2024

The Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded).The University will award a limited number of scholarships, and the standards required are very high. 

Students will be expected to fund their travel and maintenance costs through other sources. Evidence of maintenance funds must be included in the scholarship application.The scholarships are being funded through a combination of generous external funding and University funds.

Aim and Benefits 

  • If successful, the scholarship will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year and replaces any other Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries.

Requirements 

Applications will be initially shortlisted and the final decision on the awards will be made by a selection panel of senior staff of the University. The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:

  • Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
  • Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a first-class honours degree)
  • Commitment to return to their home country on completion of their postgraduate programme
  • Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return
  • Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
  • Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved

Application Deadline

June 16, 2024

How to Apply

  • Scholarship applications will not be considered unless the applicant is holding an offer or a place at the time of submission (this offer may be conditional or unconditional).
  • Please do not submit your scholarship application until you have received your offer letter. Applications will only be considered if all parts of the form are completed in full.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. A confirmation email will be sent when your application has been received. All those applying will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. If your application is shortlisted, you will be given further guidelines on what will happen next.   
  • Any award made to an applicant holding a conditional offer will be subject to those conditions being met in full. Applicants will also be expected to provide evidence of funds to cover their travel, living and maintenance costs and may be asked to pay a deposit towards their living costs as part of the conditions of the scholarship offer.

For more details,visit Loughborough University website

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