Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Portsmouth

Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Portsmouth

Deadline: July 31, 2014

The Science Faculty at the University of Portsmouth is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for a full-time taught Master’s postgraduate degrees at the University of Portsmouth. The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee but please note, it cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University. The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year Masters fees and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed above.

The selected degrees include:

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  1. MSc Engineering Geology
  2. MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
  3. MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
  4. MSc Crisis and Disaster Management

Department of Geography

  1. MSc Geographical Information Systems
  2. MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management


The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:

  • Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a high Second Class Lower) in a relevant subject.
  • Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.

You can apply to be considered if you:

  • Are fully self-funding
  • Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality
  • Have applied to, been offered and accepted a place on, the postgraduate degree of your choice (conditional or unconditional firm offer).
  • Have satisfied academic conditions detailed above and have met financial conditions including payment of non-refundable deposit.

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