UK is a top place for International Students looking for Fully funded academic opportunities. This year, many of the scholarships open to Africans are fully-funded, covering tuition fees, and living expenses. You must submit your application by the relevant deadline to be considered for the scholarships. Check out the top scholarships for Africans to study in the UK and add a link in the comment section to any you think we left out.

1. Presidents PhD Scholarships at Imperial College London 2020 (All Expenses + Stipends)

The Imperial College London is inviting applications for its Presidents PhD Scholarships to outstanding and potential PhD students in the UK for the 2020/2021 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding for tuition fees, A stipend of £21,200 per annum to assist with living costs, A consumables fund of £2,000 per annum for the first 3 years of study, A Programme of bespoke opportunities and events delivered by the Graduate School. Deadline: 29 May 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

2. Wellcome Sanger Institute PhD Studentships at University of Cambridge in UK 2020

The University of Cambridge in the UK invites applications for the Wellcome Sanger Institute 4-year PhD Studentships in the 2020/21 academic year. Worth of Award: Students offered one of our 4-year PhD programme funded studentships will obtain full financial support, including University tuition fees, regardless of nationality. Click here for more details and to apply

3. Postdoc Fellow in High-throughput Imaging at Wellcome Sanger Institute in UK 2020

Wellcome Sanger Institute in the UK invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow in high-throughput imaging and image data analysis to join Omer Bayraktar’s group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in 2020. Worth of Award: 25 days annual leave (extra 1 day to a maximum of 30 days for every year you work), Auto-enrolment into a generous Group Defined Contribution Pension Scheme, with enhanced company contribution, Up to 2 days annual paid volunteering to leave, Up to 10 days paid Emergency Carers Leave per year. Click here for more details and to apply

4. 100 Fully Funded LSE PhD Scholarships in the UK 2020-2021

The London School of Economics invites applications for 100 major studentships for new PhD students in 2020. Worth of Award: LSE PhD Studentships cover full fees and an annual stipend of £18,000 and are tenable for four years and Studentships are available for pursuing research programme to undertake research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance. Deadline: April 27, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

5. PhD Scholarships in Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting in UK 2020

Henley Business School at the University of Reading invites applications for the Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting PhD Opportunities scholarships in 2020. Worth of Award: They offer PhD scholarships covering fees and a stipend for 3 years, which are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit. Deadline: February 28, 2020,30 April 2020 and 26 June 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

6. Fully Funded Scholarships at UCL School of Management in UK 2020

The UCL School of Management invites applications fully-funded Scholarships for September 2020 intake, for four/five year MRes/PhD scholarship to all admitted students. The UCL School of Management is the business school of University College London and is located in Canary Wharf and Bloomsbury, London. Worth of Award: They offer fully-funded four/five year MRes/PhD scholarships in the UCL School of Management to all admitted students. The scholarship is open to all nationalities. It covers all tuition fees and includes an annual stipend of £21,700 which is tax-free. Deadline: Students’ are encouraged to apply by February 2020, though applications may continue to be accepted after this date. Click here for more details and to apply

7.Fully-Funded Oppenheimer Scholarships at University of Oxford 2020 (All Expenses Paid)

The University of Oxford invites applications for the 2020 Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships from students who have previously studied at a South African university. Worth of Award: Tuition fees and a grant for living costs at the University of Oxford, UK. Deadline: There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place in July 2020. Click here for more details and to apply 

8. Fully Funded AHC Doctoral Scholarships for Africans at University of Leeds in UK 2020

The University of Leeds in the UK is offering two AHC Doctoral Scholarships available for UK/EU/International students for doctoral study starting October 2020. Worth of Award: The award includes full fees and a maintenance grant (£15,009 in Session 2019/20). Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply 

9. Marketing PhD Scholarships at Leeds University Business School in UK 2020

Leeds University Business School in the UK is offering Marketing PhD Scholarships for International Students in the 2020/21 session. Worth of Award: Maintenance stipends are paid at the UK Research Council rate (£15,009 in 2019/20, the rate is reviewed annually). Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply 

10. Doctoral Scholarships for International Students at University of Leeds in UK 2020

The University of Leeds in the UK is inviting applications for doctoral scholarships for UK/EU or international applicants for the 2020/21 academic session. Worth of Award: Successful applicants will receive payment to cover their University tuition fees up to three years, along with a maintenance grant matching the standard UKRI rate (£15,009 for 2020/21). Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply 

11.Leventis Fellowship for Nigerian Academics at Centre of African Studies in UK 2020

The Centre of African Studies of the University of London invites applications from Nigerian academics to take part in a scheme of collaborative research funded by the Leventis Foundation in 2020. Worth of Award: Applicants are invited to apply to spend three months as visitors of the Centre of African Studies in order to pursue their research in libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre. Deadline: March 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply 

12.Natural and Mathematical Sciences Studentships at Kings College London 2020

Kings College London in the UK offers 3.5-year Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences Studentships, including Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics and Physics in the 2020/21 session. Worth of Award: Full UK/EU tuition fees. Stipend of £17,009/pa for 3 years. Deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Offers may be made to exceptional candidates before the deadline and late applications may be considered if the post has not been filled. Click here for more details and to apply

13.Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme in UK 2020

The Government Office for Science offers UK Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to outstanding early-career science or engineering researchers in 2020. Worth of Award: Each application for the Fellowships is capped at a maximum grant of £200,000 over a 2-year period. An optional third year of research may be funded. Deadline: April 6, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

14.Management Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour PhD Scholarship in UK 2020

Henley Business School at the University of Reading in the UK is inviting applications for the  Management Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour PhD Opportunities in 2020. Worth of Award: Up to four postgraduate studentships, each worth up to £15,000 plus University fees, are available for outstanding applicants wanting to conduct full-time postgraduate research in the areas listed. Deadline: Application closes June 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply 

15.Joint PhD Scholarships for African Students at Kings College London in 2020

Kings College London in the UK offers scholarships for the joint PhDs to run in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore or the University of Sao Paulo in the 2020/21 session. Worth of Award: The King’s Joint PhD Scholarship provides full tuition fees, stipend and an annual research grant. Deadline: March 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

 

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