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Africa Scholarship in UK 2023


The application for the Africa Scholarship for the academic year 2023/2024 is now open by University of Sheffield for all International Students in UK.  

The University of Sheffield hereby invites all outstanding students to apply for the 2023/2024 Scholarship. The University of Sheffield has set-up a tertiary scholarship to bolster capacity, expertise and work opportunities related to different sectors. It is intended for tertiary students at the Postgraduate. The university will provide financial support for high achieving candidates. The award program provides financial support of a minimum of £10,000 to students pursuing one-year master studies in the UK. University of Sheffield has allocated scholarship specifically for the following fields below. 

The University of Sheffield and its community believe in the potential of youth. We believe that access to education should not be dependent on wealth. Education creates opportunities for youth to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to participate in the economy, achieve upward mobility, and change the world for the better for all in it.

For the Africa Scholarship, we are looking for students who will be meeting the admission requirements and other eligibility requirements of the hosting universities stated below.


Eligible courses are: 

  • MA International Development
  • MSc Environmental Change and International Development and MPH International Development

Candidate Requirements 

Eligible criteria are:

  • Students from Africa are eligible to apply for the award.
  • You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organisation.
  • 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.
  • 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 2023.
  • You must be a national of or permanently domiciled in an African country.
  • For taking admission, students must be checked out the admission requirements of the university.
  • Claimants need to accomplish the English language requirements of the university.


Applications must be submitted online at: 

Kindly attach the following documents: 

Please note you will need to ensure all the below documents are accessible on the device (cellphone, laptop, tablet, etc.) you will be using to apply.  The documents include:

  • The requirement include:
    • Proof of previous degrees
    • Two references provided by academic staff at university-level institutions where you’ve previously studied
    • Supporting the statement
    • Research proposal
    • CV.


  • Completed applications need to be submitted on or before 24 May, 2023. Late applications will not be considered. 

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