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University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship 2020/2021 for African Students

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The University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Africa.

About Scholarship Award

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Africa Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
  • Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum grade of 2:2 or equivalent
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic, and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

Scholarship Value

This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Application Deadlines:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Friday 15th November 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

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The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavor. The above will be assessed by completing a 300-word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Further Application Details

Further information regarding the awarding of international scholarships can be found within the International Scholarships Terms and Conditions (PDF).

Applicants who have been awarded this scholarship must choose to accept or decline the award, and pay a CAS deposit (where applicable) by the dates given in the award confirmation email.

Please note that the University of Lincoln International Scholarships may be subject to change. The University of Lincoln reserves the right to amend the above scholarship provision without notice.

For further information, visit the official page here or please contact the International Office.

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