University of Sussex 2017 Postgraduate Economics Scholarship for African Students in UK

The Economics Department at the University of Sussex is delighted to offer an annual Masters scholarship for suitably qualified candidates from selected sub-Saharan African countries on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc.

The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution near Brighton, in the south of England. Sussex was the first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s. Its goal is to deliver teaching and learning programmes that are informed by current research, are attractive to students from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, and which deliver skills for life.

Course Level: Scholarships is available for the postgraduate degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships is offered in Development Economics or Economics.

Number of Awards: Not Known

Scholarship Award: A fee waiver of £15,100 plus a £10,000 maintenance grant. The scholarship includes the full payment of the overseas tuition fee and a maintenance grant of £10,000 but does not include travel expenses to and from the United Kingdom.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Applicants must be a national of one of the following sub-Saharan African countries:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

  • Applicants must have completed your undergraduate degree in Africa.
  • Applicants must have been offered and accepted a place on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc to start in September 2017.
  • The successful applicant will be required to sign a Scholar’s Agreement provided by the Development & Alumni Relations Office.

Nationality: Applicants must be a national of one of the following sub-Saharan African countries:

List of Countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have completed your undergraduate degree in Africa.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: English required for postgraduate study at Sussex, depending on your chosen course. In terms of IELTS, the standard requirement is IELTS 6.5 overall, with at least 6.0 in each section.

How to Apply: In order to be considered for this Scholarship, you must have been offered and accepted a place on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc to start in September 2017.

They must indicate in the finance section of your application to study at the University of Sussex that you wish to be considered for this scholarship.

No separate scholarship application is required.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 1, 2017.

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