Graduate students from countries in crisis who have gained admission in the University of Bradford,United Kingdom for Masters Programme  can now apply for the University of Bradford Countries in Crisis Scholarships for 2013.
These scholarships are to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster  etc in that country.Please do not apply for this scholarship until you’ve been offered a place to study at the University of Bradford.
Worth of Awards

  • Full tuition fees and accommodation in The Green will be covered plus £3,500 per annum living costs to be paid in three instalments – October, January and April. Each scholarship is worth approximately £20,000.
  • There will be a minimum of 3 scholarships available.

Students from the following list of countries are invited to apply for these scholarships. However in extreme circumstances applications from students from other countries will be considered by the panel.

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Colombia
  • Congo
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Pakistan
  • Russia (North Caucasus)
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Timor-Leste
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Students must be on a full-time Master’s programme (not MBA) and be self-funded.
  • Students must be studying based at the University of Bradford i.e. distance learning students are not eligible to apply.
  • Successful students must agree to be featured on the scholarships section of the University website and be included in other promotional materials such as the prospectus.

How to Apply

  • You can open a copy of the application form below, fill it in online, save it and send it in to: [email protected].
  • Or you can print it off and fill it in by hand, and send it to

Scholarships, The Hub,
University of Bradford,
Bradford, BD7 1DP –
To apply:

  • You must explain how the situation in your country has affected you personally. Don’t just describe the situation in your country.
  • Please do not send a CV but include any evidence you have to support your personal statement. We may request evidence from you at a later date if your application is short listed.
  • Don’t focus on your academic qualifications unless it is relevant to your application.
  • The Scholarship is for a substantial amount of funding so they expect to see students giving time and consideration to their application and providing detailed information about their situation.
  • You may want to highlight how the situation in your country has specifically affected you and your family and why you wish to take up a course in Bradford.
  • All parts of the form must be completed – if you don’t then your application will not be considered.
  • Please remember that the Scholarship panel will only have your form to by which to judge your application so try to put as much relevant information in there as possible.
  • You need to provide a copy of your offer letter with your scholarship application.


  • All completed forms must be received by Monday 10 June 2013 – applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
  • You must provide an offer letter from the University dated no later than Friday 17 May 2013.
  • Please apply for your place to study as soon as possible to allow plenty of time to meet these deadlines. Late applications or offer letters dated after the 17 May 2013.
  • The Scholarship panel will consider your application in July. You will be informed of the decision mid-July.

To download or fill the application form, visit here
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