Development Trust Africa Scholarships for Masters at Loughborough University in UK 2022

For full-time taught postgraduate students in 2022, Loughborough University is accepting applications for Development Trust Africa Scholarships.

The scholarships are made possible by a mix of generous outside contributions and University finances.

The University will only offer a small number of scholarships, and the requirements are quite stringent.

Other sources of funding will be requested of students for travel and maintenance fees. The scholarship application must contain proof of maintenance funding.

Worth of Scholarship

For candidates who choose a one-year postgraduate taught course, the scholarships will cover 100% of the course expenses (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries they may already have been awarded).

Requirements for the Development Trust Africa Scholarships

A selection panel of senior University officials will make the ultimate decision on the prizes once the applications have been shortlisted. When evaluating applications, the selection panel will consider the following eligibility criteria:

  • Currently residing in Africa (permanently).
  • Evidence of outstanding academic performance (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree)
  • Promise to return to their native country after completing their postgraduate studies
  • Evidence of their skills and willingness to return to their native country and make a major impact
  • Complete awareness of the expenses of studying and living in the United Kingdom.
  • Evidence of high drive and effort in obtaining finances to meet the remaining charges

How to Apply for the Development Trust Africa Scholarships

Students who have been offered a seat on a postgraduate taught programme (conditional or unconditional) may apply for the scholarship using the application form that can be accessed online.

Applicants are recommended to put up significant effort to ensure that this application reaches the selectors in a clear, well-presented format that accurately portrays their talents and motivation.

The application should be mailed, faxed, or emailed to:

International Office
Academic Registry
Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE11 3TU
UK
Fax: +44 (0)1509 223971
Email: [email protected]

The application will conclude on April 30, 2022. Before this date, you should apply for admission and get an offer.

For more information and to apply, go here.

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