Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield

  • University of Sheffield

Masters Degree

Deadline: 6 May 2022

Study in:  UK

The course starts Sept 2022

Brief description

The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to international development. One of the themes of our strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting, and increasing the volume of the work that we do to improve the lives of others through our 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 now able to offer three scholarships per year targeted at international students from developing countries for several courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

2022 Scholarships

There are three scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries. Each scholarship offers the following:

A full tuition fee waiver

Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend

Eligibility criteria

You must hold an offer by 6 May 2022 for one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield in the 2022/23 academic year:

  • 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

  1. You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  2. 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.
  3. This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
  4. Your mode of attendance must be full-time.
  5. You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2022. This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  6. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
  7. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2022.
  8. You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories: 

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

How to apply

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.

Your course application will be assessed by a panel that will decide whether you will progress to the final stage of the application process. If you are selected for the next stage we will contact you before 14 May 2022 to invite you to apply, if you haven't heard from me by this date, unfortunately, you have not been selected this year.

Please use our postgraduate online application system to submit your application for an eligible course.

Selection process

If you are selected for the final stage of the application process we will contact you before 14th May 2022. At this point, we may ask you to submit a short personal statement or application form to support your application. Further details of the selection process will be provided at this point. 

If you have any questions about this award please email internationalscholarships@sheffield.ac.uk

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