The University of Stirling offers Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students to pursue full-time master’s programme offered by the Management School for entry in September 2017.

The Dorothy Nicol Scholarship was established in 2012 by Professor Douglas Brodie in memory of his mother. He and his partner, Lilian Haire, are supporters of the Aspire to Africa Foundation.

The requirements for a specific English Language test score such as IELTS or TOEFL may be waived if instruction and assessment of applicant’s first-degree study have been in English.

Scholarship is available for pursuing full-time masters programme to study the subjects offered by Stirling Management School. 

Worth of Award

The Dorothy Nicol Scholarship is generously funded to offer £14,600 towards overseas tuition fees of a student from Sub-Saharan Africa. 


  • This Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the strength of the personal statement.
  • Applicants must be from Sub-Saharan Africa and hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on any of the full-time Masters programmes offered by the Management School for entry in September 2017.
  • Those applicants applying for the MBA must also have at least three years work experience.
  • Students from Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for this scholarship.List of Countries: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (DRC-Kinshasa), Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zambia

How to Apply

Complete the Application Form ensuring that all sections are answered legibly, and provide a statement of 500 words on why a scholarship would help you, and what your career or educational aims are for the five year period after you graduate from the course.

 Deadline: The deadline for application is May 31, 2017.

Click here for more details and to apply

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