The UK is one of the leading countries offering a plethora of scholarships to international applicants and student all over Africa. The scholarships below are mostly fully funded opportunities in UK universities. By fully funded, we mean that they cover tuition fees and contributions to living costs and accommodation throughout the duration of your study. Below is an inexhaustive list of them. This list will constantly be updated

Full Skoll MBA Scholarship for International Students in UK 2020

Skol Center for Social Entrepreneurship and the Oxford Saïd Business School invites applications for the Skoll MBA Scholarship for International Students in the UK 2019. Worth of Award: The Scholarship is intended to cover the Oxford Saïd MBA course fees, which in 2020-21 will be £59,490. Additional funds of at least £14,985 are provided as a contribution towards living expenses. Deadline: January 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Fully-funded Oxford Pershing Square Masters+MBA Scholarships 2020

The University of Oxford in the UK invites applications for the Oxford Pershing Square Master’s+MBA Scholarships for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: You will receive funding for both your Master’s degree and MBA programme course fees. You will also receive £15,009 towards living expenses for both years of study. Deadline: January 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Fully-Funded Oxford Felix Scholarships for Developing Countries in 2020

The University of Oxford invites students from low-income countries to apply for the 2020/21 Felix Scholarships for developing countries for graduate study at Oxford. Up to five scholarships are available each year, and one of them is open to students from low-income countries outside of India while the rest are for Indian students. Worth of Award: 100% of university and college fees, a grant for living expenses, and a return flight at the start and end of your course, Awards are made for the full duration of a student’s fee liability for the agreed course.  If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based on satisfactory academic progress. Deadline: January 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarships 2020

Oxford University is inviting prospective graduate students to apply for the Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarships for 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.  Deadline: May 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Fully Funded Oxford Standard Bank Africa Scholarship in UK 2020

Oxford University seeks applications from African students for the 2020 Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarship funded by the Standard Bank of South Africa Limited. Worth of Award: The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,777. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. Deadline: April 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Fully-funded Clarendon Scholarships at University of Oxford in UK 2020

The University of Oxford in the UK invites applications for the prestigious Clarendon Scholarships for graduate study in the 2020 session. Worth of Award: Clarendon Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full and a generous grant for living expenses. The grant for living expenses for scholars on a full-time course is normally sufficient to cover the living expenses of a single student living in Oxford. Deadline: January 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Master Scholarships in France 2020 (All Expenses Paid)

The new International Master SERP-Chem Scholarship is available for the duration of two years to both European and non-European students for the 2020/21 academic year. Worth of Award: 2000 per year for travel costs + 1000 for installation costs for students whose location is situated at less than 4.000km from the coordinating university (Paris), 3000 per year for travel costs + 1000 for installation costs for students whose location is situated at 4.000km or more from the coordinating university. Deadline: February 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Wellcome Trust International Public Health Masters Fellowships in UK 2020 (All Expenses Paid)

Wellcome Trust in the UK is inviting applications for the International Health Master’s Fellowships for low or middle-income countries in 2020. Worth of Award: A stipend, travel costs (eg outward and return airfares), Approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organization, They support distance learning taught Master’s degrees. Deadline: April 14, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Al Maktoum Scholarship for MSc Islamic Finance in Scotland 2019 (Full Tuition + Stipend)

The University of Dundee in Scotland invites applications for the Al Maktoum Scholarship (MSc Islamic Finance) for the 2019/20 academic year. Worth of Award: The scholarship provides support for the full tuition fee and a stipend of £8,000 paid over twelve months. Deadline: The application is ongoing and is expected to close in October. Click here for more details and to apply

SUTROFOR Erasmus Mundus Masters Student Scholarships in Europe 2020 (Fully Funded)

Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Programme invites applications for the student scholarships for Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) for the 2020 academic session. Worth of Award: 1000 EUR per year per scholarship holder resident of Programme Country for travel costs, 2000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1000 EUR for installation costs for scholarship holder resident of a Partner Country whose location is situated at less than 4.000 km from the EMMIC coordinating HEI. Deadline: January 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships in UK and South Africa 2020

The Beit Trust offers the annual Postgraduate Scholarships abroad to graduates who are domiciled in and are nationals of Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe for 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: The scholarship is fully funded. Deadline: Applications close on February 12, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

University of Warwick Postgraduate Sanctuary Scholarships in UK 2020

The University of Warwick in the UK is currently accepting applications for the Warwick Postgraduate Sanctuary Scholarships in 2020. For 2020/21 they will offer up to two fully-funded scholarships for postgraduate research students, and up to three fully funded scholarships for postgraduate taught students. Worth of Award: The full payment of academic fees. A maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates (provisional £15,239 for full-time award holders in 2020/21 to be confirmed by February 2020), Deadline: The scholarship application deadline for this year’s PGR competition is 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The scholarship application deadline for this year’s PGT competition is 23:59 (GMT) on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Oxford-Thatcher Scholarships for International Students in UK 2020

The University of Oxford offers Thatcher Graduate Scholarships for international students to pursue a postgraduate degree for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The Thatcher Scholarships cover 100% of University Course fees (where applicable) and provides a generous grant towards living expenses and travel to Oxford, enabling Thatcher Scholars to graduate free from debt. Deadline: January 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

University of Stirling Commonwealth Shared Scholarships in UK 2020

The University of Stirling is inviting applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships in the UK for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: Tuition fees, Maintenance/ living cost stipend, Return flights, Thesis grant, Study travel grant (if applicable), One-off arrival allowance. Deadline: December 18, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for lower Income Countries in UK 2020

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is inviting applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for candidates from least developed and lower-middle-income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses. Worth of Award: The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship is fully-funded to eligible countries. Deadline: 16.00 (GMT) on  December 18, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

Peterhouse Graduate Scholarships at the University of Cambridge in UK 2020

The University of Cambridge in the UK invites applications for the Peterhouse Graduate Studentship competition for the 2020/21 academic year. Worth of Award: The value of the studentships will depend on whether students are in receipt of other grants. If a successful applicant has no funding from other sources, then their studentship will cover University and College fees (at home/EU or overseas rates) and maintenance at the same level as the Arts and Humanities Research Council awards (currently £15,009 per year for doctoral students, and pro-rata per year for MPhil students). This is what is meant by ‘full funding’. Deadline: January 23, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Erasmus Mundus International Master South European Scholarship in UK 2020

The University of Glasgow in the UK is inviting applications for the Erasmus Mundus International Master South European Scholarship for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: A contribution to your participation costs (including tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to your participation in the EMJMD study Programme) Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in Tourism Development Student Scholarship in UK 2020

The University of Glasgow in the UK is inviting applications for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Tourism Development and Culture Student Scholarship in 2020. Worth of Award: A contribution to your participation costs (including tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to your participation in the EMJMD study Programme) Deadline: January 19, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

International Master in Global Markets and Local Creativities Scholarship in UK 2020

The University of Glasgow in the UK is inviting applications for the International Master in Global Markets and Local Creativities Scholarship in 2020. Worth of Award: A contribution to the student participation costs (tuition fees, full insurance coverage, and any other mandatory participation costs), A contribution to student travel and installation costs, A monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the Study Programme. Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Erasmus Mundus International Masters Scholarship in Children’s Literature in UK 2020

The University of Glasgow in the UK is inviting applications for the Erasmus Mundus International Master Children’s Literature, Media and Culture Scholarship in 2020. Worth of Award: A contribution to the student participation costs (including tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to the students’ participation in the EMJMD study Programme, A contribution to student travel and installation costs, A monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study Programme. Deadline: January 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Fully Funded Felix Non-Indian Scholarship for Under-developed Countries in UK 2020

The SOAS University of London invites applications from prospective masters students for the Felix scholarship in the 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: The Felix scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees; living costs (£16,082 in 2019-20, the rate for 2020-21 will be confirmed in August) and return airfare. This Masters scholarship is shared with International Students House, which provides free accommodation and a food scholarship. The accommodation cost will be deducted from the living cost of ‘£16,082’. Deadline: January 31,  2020, 15:00 UK time. Click here for more details and to apply

Felix Scholarship for Masters Students at University of Reading in UK 2020

The University of Reading in the UK is inviting applications for the Felix Scholarship for Masters Students for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: Tuition fees at the international rate and provide a stipend (maintenance grant) to cover living expenses (around £14,570). They also provide generous allowances for clothes, books and a return flight home. Please be aware that you will be asked to demonstrate financial need and spouses’ costs will not be met. Deadline: January 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Fully Funded Eni Scholarships for African Students at Oxford University 2020

The University of Oxford invites applications for its 2020-2021 Eni Scholarships open to students from Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, or the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville). Worth of Award: 100% of university and college fees, and an annual grant for living costs of £14,553 for 12-month courses and £10,915 for 9-month courses. The stipend for courses with different durations will be adjusted accordingly. The scholarship also covers one economy return airfare from your home country to the UK at the start and end of your course. Deadline: Monday, March 9, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Fer-Garb Scholarship for MA Students at University College London in 2020

University College London is inviting applications for the Fer-Garb Scholarship for overseas MA students to begin in the academic year 2020-21. Worth of Award: The Scholarship will enable outstanding students in financial need to fulfill their potential and will cover academic fees and living costs for one year of full-time study. Deadline: Monday, April 27th at 5 pm. Click here for more details and to apply

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships at Kings College London in UK 2020

Kings College London invites applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme for International Students for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependents, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed) – arranged by the university; funded by the CSC. Approved tuition fees – funded by the CSC. Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,110 per month, or £1,362 per month for those studying at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2019-2020 levels) – paid and funded by the university. Deadline: December 18, 2019, 16:00 GMT. Click here for more details and to apply

GSK Master Scholarships for Future Health Leaders at LSHTM in UK 2020

The London School of Health Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in the UK is inviting applications for the GSK Master Scholarships for Future Health Leaders in 2020. Worth of Award: Tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees; and A tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,175.00. Deadline: midnight (GMT) on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship at University College London in UK 2020

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) invites applications for the AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship for the UK academic year September 2020 to September 2021. Worth of Award: Full UCL tuition fees for a one-year full-time taught master’s degree, A round-trip economy airfare to and from the UK, A monthly stipend to cover housing and living costs for 50 weeks, National Health Service (NHS) surcharge and Tier 4 visa costs. Deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply 

C T Taylor Cambridge International Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies in UK 2020

The University of Cambridge invites applications for the C T Taylor Cambridge International Scholarships in the 2020/21 academic year. Worth of Award: The C T Taylor Cambridge International Scholarships will meet the full cost of research up to £45000. Deadline: December 3, 2019, or January 7, 2020, Click here for more details and to apply 

Graduate Research Scholarships at University College London in UK 2020

University College London invites applications for the UCL Graduate Research Scholarships (GRS) aim to attract high-quality students to undertake research in 2020. Worth of Award: The scholarships consist of fees equivalent to the standard postgraduate UK/EU rate (2020/21: £5,314 – tbc) plus a maintenance stipend (2020/21: £17,432 – tbc) for full-time study (benefits are calculated ‘pro rata’ for part-time students). The scholarship also includes additional research costs of up to £1,200 per year for the stated duration of the programme. Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Overseas Research Scholarships at University College London in UK 2020

University College London invites applications for Overseas Research Scholarships to attract high-quality international students to undertake research in 2020. Worth of Award: The scholarships consist of fee funding to cover the difference between Overseas and UK/EU tuition fees. UCL-ORS recipients who do not have any other fee funding will receive additional UCL funding to cover the UK/EU tuition fees for the duration of the ORS award. Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships at London School of Economics UK 2020

London School of Economics (LSE) invites applications for The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships Sub-Saharan African students in 2020. Worth of Award: The three scholarships will each provide the cost of full fees for the eligible programmes and provide a maintenance stipend for living costs. Deadline: 5pm UK time on April 27, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Boustany Foundation MBA Scholarship at Cambridge University in UK 2020

The Boustany Foundation is inviting applications for the MBA Scholarship Programme at Cambridge University for outstanding students in the UK for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: Financial aid amounting to £23,000 towards tuition fees, Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship. Deadline: May 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

One Young World/London Business School Scholarship for MBA in UK 2020

The One Young World & London Business School invites applications for a Scholarship to enable one member of the One Young World Ambassador Community to complete a transformative post-graduate degree programme at London Business School (LBS). Worth of Award: A funded place on the 2020/21 intake of LBS’s Masters in Management, Masters in Analytics and Management, or Masters in Financial Analysis programmes. In addition to waiving the programme fees, LBS will provide the winning scholar with a stipend, creating a total scholarship package worth about £55,000. Deadline: 2:00 pm (GMT) on January 2, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship at Warwick University in UK 2020

The University of Warwick in the UK invites applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme in the 2020/21 academic session. Worth of Award: Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees, offer a generous stipend, provide airfare to the UK and return home and an allowance for warm clothing. Deadline: December 18, 2019, 1600 hours GMT. Click here for more details and to apply

 

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