The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships are available to international students who have applied to study a full-time one year Master’s course in the School of Global Development at UEA.
The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships are prestigious awards offered to students from developing countries who wish to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. These scholarships aim to support talented individuals from countries facing economic challenges, empowering them to access higher education and contribute to their home countries’ development upon completion of their studies.
These scholarships cover full tuition fees and provide a stipend to assist with living costs for the duration of the master’s program. The University of Sheffield typically offers these scholarships in partnership with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust, which was established to promote education and international development.
The scholarships are open to students applying for select courses across various fields, including social sciences, law, engineering, science, and arts. Applicants are assessed based on their academic merit, their potential to contribute to the development of their home country upon graduation, and their commitment to making a positive impact in their respective fields.
The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships represent a commitment to providing opportunities for students from developing countries to access quality education and play a role in driving positive change in their communities and countries.
The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships are highly competitive and sought after due to their comprehensive coverage of tuition fees and living expenses, enabling students from developing countries to pursue higher education at a prestigious institution like the University of Sheffield in the UK.
These scholarships have a transformative impact, not only for the recipients but also for the communities they belong to. By supporting students from diverse backgrounds, the scholarships contribute to fostering a global community of scholars and leaders committed to addressing the challenges faced by developing nations.
Students who become Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholars often bring their unique perspectives, experiences, and expertise back to their home countries. Equipped with advanced knowledge and skills acquired during their studies, they play pivotal roles in various sectors, including healthcare, education, engineering, policy-making, and more, contributing significantly to their nations’ progress and development.
The scholarships are a testament to the commitment of both the University of Sheffield and the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust to advancing education, fostering global partnerships, and empowering individuals from underrepresented regions to become catalysts for positive change in their societies.
Applicants must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries*:
- Burkina Faso
- Central African Republic
- Congo (DRC)
- Côte d’Ivoir
- Equatorial Guinea
- Papua New Guinea
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Sudan
- International Fees
- Self Funded
- Demonstrate genuine financial need
- Global Development
- MA Global Development (Part Time)
- MA Conflict, Governance and Global Development
- MA Global Development
- MSc Impact Evaluation for Global Development
- MA Media and Global Development
- MSc Global Media Economics
- MA Gender Analysis in Global Development
- MA Global Social Development
- MA Globalisation, Business and Sustainable Development
- MSc Climate Change and Global Development
- MA Global Development (January 2024 Start)
- MSc Environment and Global Development
Must meet course requirements.
Benefits Of The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships
- Each scholarship will fund the student’s international tuition fees and provide them with a maintenance grant of £12,000 so that they can live in the UK and be able to cover the costs of living/ travel/ visa.
- This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need to applicants from any of the listed countries.
Method of Application
To be considered for this scholarship you will need to complete an application form. The deadline for applications is 19 April 2024.
Application Deadline: 19 April 2024.
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