Apply For Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships

The University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is offering scholarships per year targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development. They offer four Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust scholarships for eligible students starting their course in 2023. The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to international development. One of the themes of their strategy is celebrating, promoting, and increasing the volume of work that improves the lives of others through international relationships, locally and abroad.

Building on this commitment, the University, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is able to offer scholarships for international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development. Meanwhile, there are four scholarships available in 2023 to academically strong individuals from developing countries. Each scholarship offers the following:

  • A full-time tuition fee waiver
  • Maintenance stipend.

Host Institution(s)

Sheffield Institute for International Development, University of Sheffield, UK

Level/Fields of Study

  • International Development MA
  • Environmental Change and International Development MSc
  • International Development (Masters in Public Health) MPH
  • International Law and Global Justice LLM
  • International Political Economy MA
  • Global Journalism MA
  • International Public and Political Communication MA
  • Intercultural Communication MA.

Target Group/Countries

International students from the following countries are eligible for the scholarships and can apply immediately!

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Mauritania
Micronesia
Moldova
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vietnam
West Bank and Gaza Strip
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Paraguay Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Angola
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Togo
Tokelau
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
Armenia
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Côte d’Ivoire
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
El Salvador
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste.

Eligibility Requirements

==> You must hold an offer by 5 May 2023 for one of the eligible courses (see above) to study at the University of Sheffield in the 2023/24 academic year.

==> You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.

==> You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity, or any similar organization.

==> This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources. Your mode of attendance must be full-time.

==> You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2023.

==> This scholarship cannot be deferred. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.

==> Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2023.

==> You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the countries or territories (listed above).

Application Instructions

You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you receive an offer to study one of the eligible courses and you are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, one of the eligible countries or territories.

Deadline: Deadline for admissions between May – September 2023.

If you are selected for the next stage, you will be contacted before Thursday 18 May 2023 to invite you to apply. Contacted applicants will need to submit an application before 1 pm on Wednesday 31 May 2023.

Conclusion

It is important to visit the official website to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. All the best for the future!