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University of Aberdeen Masters Scholarships for African Students to Study in UK

Application Deadline: No formal deadline

Applications are currently ongoing for the University of Aberdeen Masters Scholarships for African Students. Student interested in UK studies should see the information below.

2017/2018 University of Aberdeen Masters Scholarships for African Students

University of Aberdeen Masters Scholarship Details and FAQs

University of Aberdeen is offering scholarships exceptional international students who wish to undertake Masters taught subjects at the University for September 2018 or January 2019 entry.

When is the application deadline?

There is no formal deadline, however, you must be aware of the time it takes to organise your visa and arrive in time to start your studies for the start of term, therefore it is strongly recommended that your accept your offer of admission and your scholarship as soon as possible and before the CAS is issued to you.

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?


Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

You must be a national of one of the following countries: China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

In which host country will I be studying?

Scotland, UK

What are the eligible courses and fields of study?

Courses offered at the University except (i) Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation (ii) Oil and Gas Innovation

What is the award about?

As part of the it’s commitment to attract the very best students to join our diverse international community, the University of Aberdeen is delighted to offer the Aberdeen International Masters Scholarship. This scholarship is in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee discount and is open to self-funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, and African countries, and are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters Taught

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

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidate must:

  • have been given a conditional or unconditional offer of admissions for an eligible Masters programme (postgraduate taught programme) at the University of Aberdeen.
  • be planning on beginning your studies in January 2019 or September 2018.
  • be classed as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • be a full-time international student.
  • be based on the Aberdeen campus for the course of study.
  • You cannot be an Aberdeen Alumni as you would then be entitled to the Aberdeen Alumni discount
  • You cannot be coming via a University partnership, as it is likely a different financial arrangement would be in place.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

£2,000 tuition fee discount

How many scholarship awards are available?


What is the duration of the scholarship?

One time

How to Apply for the University of Aberdeen Masters Scholarship

You do not need to apply for the scholarship but you must have applied and been given a conditional or unconditional offer of admissions for an eligible Masters programme. If you are eligible you will automatically receive an email from the Vice Principal for Internationalisation to advise you that you have been offered the scholarship with instructions on how to accept this.

Your scholarship will be applied at the point at which the University issues your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies) which you require to progress your visa application. If you have not accepted your scholarship offer, the scholarship will not be applied at this point and you will be required to pay the full tuition fee.

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1 Comment

  • Nwankwo Uchechukwu Victor

    Do you mean january 2018 and september 2017. Give me more information on resumption date.