Scholarships at the University of East Anglia, UK

Thursday, May 2, 2013


A number of scholarships for international postgraduate students are available at the University of East Anglia in UK.

School of International Development Scholarships
£1,000 fee awards may be offered to international applicants on the basis of academic excellence (minimum requirement 2:1 degree or equivalent).
How to apply: All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.

Lord Walston Scholarship
One Lord Walston Scholarship may be available, on the basis of academic excellence, for applicants from Africa who are working in natural resource based projects (agriculturalist/natural resource) applying for a place on the MA Agriculture and Rural Development, the MSc Environment and International Development or the MSc Climate Change and International Development. The Scholarship covers Full Fees and Maintenance (living expenses).
How to apply: All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.
Deadline for applications: 31 May 2013.

Please note that all applicants are expected to have met the School's English language requirements and been offered and accepted a place on the course by this date.  Successful applicants will be contacted by the admissions department

3ie Scholarship
One 3ie scholarship is available for applicants from less developed countries who apply for a place on the Msc ImpactEvaluation for International Development. The Scholarship covers £3,000 of the course tuition fee and one return economy flight.
How to apply: All eligible candidates to whom the School has made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.
Deadline for applications: 30 June 2013
Please note that all applicants are expected to have met the School's English language requirements and been offered and accepted a place on the course by this date.  Successful applicants will be contacted by the admissions department.

School of International Development Internal Bursaries
All UEA Undergraduates who successfully register to progress on to any of our International Development Masters courses are eligible to receive a 20% Fees Award. Please contact pgt.dev.admiss@uea.ac.uk for further information.
Eligibility: Home/EU/International students.
How to apply: All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.

Other scholarships available to International students
General (Non-UK Residents)
Students planning to come to Britain to study should seek information from their own Ministry of Education and from the nearest British Council Office, British Embassy or British High Commission. Students already in the UK can obtain information from their own Embassy or High Commission and the British Council regional or London offices. Further information on funding may be obtained from the UK Council for Overseas Students Affairs.
Africa Educational Trust
The Africa Educational Trust has been assisting African students in the UK since 1958. All grants and scholarship programmes have specific criteria for eligibility. Please see the Africa Educational Trust scholarship website for further information.
Eligibility: International students from Africa working within certain conditions (see above).
How to apply: Please see website (above).

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. Scholarships can be offered annually by the UK to commonwealth citizens resident in a Commonwealth country other than Britain itself. Awards are for university postgraduate study or research, and are administered by the Department for International Development.
Eligibility: International students from a Commonwealth country.
How to apply: Candidates must apply through the appropriate agency in their country of normal residence.
Deadline for applications: Please refer to http://www.csfp-online.org/ for details.

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