Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield, UK 2019

Applications are invited for Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships for the year 2019. There are three scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries.

The aim of the university is to examine the impact of the division between further and higher education on strategies to widen participation in undergraduate education.

Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield, UK 2019

Scholarship Benefits

Each scholarship offers the following:

  • A full tuition fee waiver
  • Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend

Number of Scholarships: There are three scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries.

Nationality: Developing countries

Study Subject: You must hold an offer for one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield in 2019 by Tuesday 30 April 2019:

  • 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 Politics
  • MA in Social Research

Scholarship Eligibility

Eligible Countries: Applicant 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, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory coast, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, 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, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements:

  • You must hold an offer for one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield in 2019 by Tuesday 30 April 2019:
    • 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 Politics
    • MA in Social Research
  • 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 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 2019. 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 2019.

Scholarship Requirements

You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories:

English Language Requirements: These are the qualifications most commonly presented by applicants. The minimum levels of achievement for postgraduate study are detailed below. However, different courses require different levels of achievement in these qualifications.

Qualification Level
International English Language Testing Service (IELTS)

 

Please note that we only accept the Academic Version of the IELTS test. We do not accept IELTS Life Skills.

Overall score of 6.5 or above, with at least 5.5 in each component
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Overall score of 176 or above, with at least 162 in each component
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Overall score of 176 or above, with at least 162 in each component
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) Overall score of 61 or above, with at least 51 in each component
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based test (IBT) Overall score of 88 or above, with at least 17 in Listening, 17 in Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking
University of Sheffield English Proficiency Test (USEPT) (graded as a percentage equivalent to IELTS point score, eg 65% = IELTS 6.5) Overall score of 65% or above, with at least 55% in each component

If applicants are presenting one of the qualifications listed in this table, it should have been completed no more than two years before of the start date of their Sheffield course.

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