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Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships in UK 2021

The University of Sheffield is inviting application for the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development for foreign students in the 2021/22 academic year.

They award 10 scholarships (across 3 years) aimed at foreign students from developing nations for a number of programs that are linked with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

The University of Sheffield has a sturdy devotion to International Development. One of the subject matter of the University’s strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting and improving the quantity of the work that they do to advance the lives of others through their foreign relationships, locally and overseas.

Building on this devotion, the University, in association with the Sheffield Institute for International Development and the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust, is now able to award 10 scholarships (across three years) aimed at foreign students from developing nations for a number of programs that are linked with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

Worth of Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships

There are three scholarship awards obtainable to academically excellent persons from developing nations. Each scholarship award provides the following:

  • A full tuition fee waiver
  • Maintenance for University housing and a monthly allowance

Eligibility for Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships

You have to possess an offer of admission for one of the following programs to study at the University of Sheffield in 2021:

• MA Cities and Global Development
• MA International Development
• MSc in Environmental Change and International Development
• MPH in International Development
• MSc in International Social Change and Policy
• MA Global and Political Economy
• MA International Relations
• MA in Social Research

  • You have to be categorised as foreign for tuition fee purposes.
  • You have to be self-funded to obtain this award, i.e. not financed by a research council, private enterprise, government, charity or any related establishment.
  • This scholarship award cannot be granted together with any other scholarship awards, either from the University of Sheffield or outside sources.
  • Your mode of attendance has to be fulltime.
  • You have to commence your program at the University of Sheffield in 2021. This scholarship award cannot be deferred.
  • Receipt of the scholarship award is conditional on successfully meeting any criteria attached to your offer prior to the closing date provided by the Admissions Service.
  • Receipt of the scholarship award is conditional on successfully obtaining a visa to study at the University in September 2021.
  • You have to be a citizen of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the eligible nations or territories.

How to Apply for Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships

  • You will be automatically given consideration for the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships if you obtain an offer of admission to study one of the eligible programs and you are a citizen of, or permanently resident in, one of the eligible nations or territories.
  • Your program application will be evaluated by a committee of academic judges to determine whether you will advance to the final stage of the application procedure.
  • Please make use of the postgraduate online application portal to submit your application for an eligible program.

Selection process

If you are chosen for the final stage of the application procedure, they will get in touch with you (date to be verified). At this point they may ask you to hand in a short personal statement to back your application.

If you do not get an email asking you to hand in a personal statement for the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships, you have not been chosen for this award.

The final decision for those requested to hand in an application will be made by a closing date to be verified.

If you have any enquiries concerning this scholarship award please email [email protected]

Application Deadline

The final decision for those requested to hand in an application will be made by a closing date to be verified.

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