8 Tuition free Scholarship at University of Glasgow for Africans

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow was founded in 1451, and is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world. Today, University of Glasgow is in the top 1% of the world’s universities. Ranked 63rd in the world and was the first UK university to be rated as 5 Stars Plus overall. (QS World University Rankings 2016)

The university of Glasgow will be offering 8 University Tuition free of one year Masters programme for September 2017 academic session.

Glasgow University offers extensive knowledge, state-of-the-art facilities, and pioneering teaching methods. Studying at Glasgow will prepare one for a wide variety of careers that are in demand internationally.

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This scholarship is open to applicants from Africa applying to all on-campus Masters programmes . Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission and must:

  • be resident in Africa at the time of applying have completed the first degree in Africa
  • demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent to a UK 2:1 Hons or betterl.

Eligible African Countries

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo Democratic Republic of
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Eligible Programmes


Full fee waiver – 2 per College

How to apply for the Tuition free Scholarship

Offer holders who are being considered for the scholarship will be contacted and asked to submit a 400 word personal statement detailing:

  • why you have selected the programme at the University of Glasgow
  • why you merit the funded place (e.g academic/personal achievement)
  • how you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc)
  • Your personal statement should be around 400 words and include your full name and applicant number.


Application Deadline:

All applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit. Qualifies applicantswill be notified within the timeframes below.

Kindly note that there is no separate application form required.

All Applicants holding a program offer by 1 December will receive their scholarship outcome by 16 December

Applicants holding a program offer by 1 March will receive their scholarship outcome by 16 March

Applicants holding a program offer by 1 June will receive their scholarship outcome by 16 June

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