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Alex Ekwueme Commemorative Scholarship for Nigerian Students to Study in UK

Application Deadline: 30th April 2019

Alex Ekwueme Commemorative Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the Alex Ekwueme Commemorative Scholarship for Nigerian Students to Study at University of Strathclyde. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

Alex Ekwueme Commemorative Scholarship Details and FAQs

Dr Ekwueme has a close affiliation with Strathclyde, having obtained his PhD in Architecture from Strathclyde. In 1979, he was elected the first Vice-President of Nigeria. Applicants to this scholarship must hold an offer to study a postgraduate taught programme within the Faculty of Engineering from September 2018.

The Faculty of Engineering at Strathclyde is delighted to offer the Dr Alex Ekwueme Scholarship for a Nigerian student planning to commence their postgraduate taught programme in engineering from September 2019.

When is the application deadline?

30th April 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?


In which host country will the awardees be studying?


Fields of Study

Architecture, Electronic and electrical engineering, Civil and environmental engineering, Biomedical engineering, Design manufacture and engineering management, Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Chemical and process engineering, Naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters (Research)

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

This award is open to an international fee paying student from Nigeria who has applied to a postgraduate taught degree in the Faculty of Engineering at Strathclyde for September 2018 start date.

How many scholarship awards are available?


What are the benefits of the award?

The value of the award is £5,000 and will be awarded as a contribution to accommodation and living costs during the duration of study at Strathclyde.

Duration of Award:


How to Apply for the Alex Ekwueme Commemorative Scholarship

Part of the application process includes completing a short application form and providing a personal statement of no more than 500 words that outlines why you believe you are a suitable candidate for the award.

Application Guidelines

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