University of Sheffield Southern Africa Student Scholarship Fund 2017

University of Sheffield Southern Africa Student Scholarship Fund 2017

Deadline: May 5, 2017

Applications are open for the University of Sheffield Southern Africa Student Scholarship Fund 2017. The scholarship is offered for a taught postgraduate student from Southern Africa. Candidate must have applied to study on one of the following courses: MA International Development, MSC Environmental Change and International Development or MPH International Development.

Scholarship

The scholarship offers the following support:

  • A full tuition fee waiver
  • Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend

Eligibility

  • You must have applied to study on one of the following courses at the University of Sheffield, starting in 2017:
  • You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes;
  • You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organisation;
  • This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources;
  • Your mode of attendance must be full time;
  • Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service;
  • Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2017;
  • You must be a national of and permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories: South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland and Namibia.

Selection Process

This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful; a panel of senior members of staff will select the strongest application. The panel will be looking to see in particular if you have:

  • provided a clear rationale for applying for a postgraduate course at the University of Sheffield,
  • outlined challenges to academic progress and detailed how these barriers have been overcome successfully,
  • outlined examples of work experience in the field of International Development,
  • clearly articulated future ambitions; these goals relate to the postgraduate degree you have applied for, and how your learning will benefit others from your country.

Application Process

For more information, visit SUSASSAF.

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