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

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Another amazing scholarship on offer to international students who wish to study abroad. This is a great opportunity for you if you’ve been dreaming of studying in the United Kingdom on a fully-funded scholarship. Applications for the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarship are currently open to international students to study at the University of Sheffield for the 2022/23 academic session in the United Kingdom.

The University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is offering 3 scholarships per year targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development. However, keep on reading to learn more about this exciting scholarship.

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Meanwhile, in this article, we will explain in full detail everything you need to know about the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarship. The eligibility requirements, scholarship benefits, how to apply, and any other necessary information on the scholarship program.

About the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Scholarship

The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to international development. 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 a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University or TUOS) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Its history traces back to the foundation of Sheffield Medical School in 1828, Firth College in 1879, and Sheffield Technical School in 1884. The University of Sheffield was founded by the merger of the three colleges in 1905, although it was first established in 1897.

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Moreover, the University of Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. The University is a red brick university and a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching. It currently has 28,000 students enrolled from over 120 countries. Today the university teaches almost 30,000 students, including over 9,000 international students from 140 countries, and employs approximately 8,000 staff. Its academic departments are divided into five faculties: arts and humanities, engineering, medicine, dentistry and health, science, and social sciences.

The University of Sheffield boasts five Nobel Prize winners in its departments, as well as six Queen’s Anniversary Prizes. Furthermore, the university is ranked as follows in world university rankings:

  • 22nd: Times University Guide 2022
  • 27th: Guardian University Guide 2022
  • 95th: QS World University Rankings 2022
  • 110th: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
  • 101st-150th: Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021

Scholarship Summary

Moreover, here’s an overview of the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarship:

Scholarship Sponsor(s):

The University of Sheffield in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

Host Institution(s):

Sheffield Institute for International Development, University of Sheffield, UK

Scholarship Type:

Full funding scholarships

Study Level:

Master’s degree

Field(s) of Study:

  • International Development MA
  • International Development (Masters in Public Health) MPH
  • Environmental Change and International Development MSc
  • International Law and Global Justice LLM
  • International Political Economy MA
  • Global Journalism MA
  • International Public and Political Communication MA
  • Intercultural Communication MA

Scholarship Value:

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See the scholarship benefits section below for details

Number of Awards:

3 scholarships per year

Deadline:

6 May 2022

Eligible Nationalities

International students from the following countries:

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

Scholarship Benefits

Furthermore, the scholarship recipients will be provided with the following inclusions:

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 Requirements

Nonetheless, applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the scholarship program:

  • 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.
  • You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • Moreover, you must also be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity, or any similar organization.
  • This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
  • Your mode of attendance must be full-time.
  • You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2022. This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
  • Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2022.
  • You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories (listed above).

How to Apply for Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarship

Moreover, you can follow the step-by-step guide below to apply for this scholarship program:

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. The deadline for admissions is 6 May 2022.

If you’re considered for the scholarship, then your course application will be assessed by a panel that will decide whether you will progress to the final stage of the application process. Afterward, if you are selected for the next stage, you will receive an invitation before 14 May to apply for the scholarship. However, if you don’t receive an invitation by this date, unfortunately, you have not been selected for the academic session.

In conclusion, please refer to the official website of the scholarship provider using the link below, to access the application form. And for more detailed information on the requirements and application instructions for this scholarship.

Official Website

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