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.
The scholarship offers the following support:
- A full tuition fee waiver
- Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend
- 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.
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.
For more information, visit SUSASSAF.