The University of Manchester offers scholarships for a range of master’s courses to academically excellent professionals from Ethiopia.
They offer two types of scholarship:
- One-year, full-time, on-campus master’s
- Part-time distance learning master’s (three to five years’ duration)
Worth of Award
- There are 27 scholarships (17 for full-time study and 10 for part-time study) available to students from Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
- The scholarships cover full tuition fees, and for students who will be studying in Manchester, the award includes return international airfares, living expenses, and visas.
Their master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply for a scholarship, you must:
- have at least 18 months’ work experience (this includes unpaid internships or voluntary work);
- hold a bachelor’s degree with an overall grade of excellent, or preferably a master’s degree. The awards are for academically outstanding students and typically this means that you are in the top 10% of your class;
- be a resident citizen of Ethiopia and have not previously studied outside Africa;
- be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Ethiopia;
- have a clear idea of how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.
How to Apply
- Note that there is a clear separation between the process of awarding the scholarships and our admissions procedure. Scholarships are awarded entirely on merit.
- It is not necessary to have an academic offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. There is no advantage or disadvantage in having an academic offer.
- If you are selected for the scholarship you will be automatically admitted to the course of your choice.
They will open for applications for entry in September 2019 on 1 August 2018
Deadline: applications close 9 September 2018