Thursday, March 27, 2014

University of East Anglia Africa PhD Scholarship

The University of East Anglia Africa PhD Scholarship is open to African-born graduate students who wish to pursue doctoral studies at UEA and will pay up to £30,000 towards the cost of their tuition fees.


Rules

1. There shall be a Scholarship awarded every three years, commencing in the academic session 2013-14, the University’s 50th anniversary year, to be known as the University of East Anglia Africa PhD Scholarship. The final Scholarship will be awarded in the academic session 2022-23.

2. The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide African-born graduate students with the opportunity to pursue doctoral studies at the University.

3. African-born students who have already been offered a place to study at the University of East Anglia will be eligible to apply for the Scholarship.

4. The deadline for applicants will be 1 June each year in respect of those proposing to commence the first year of a PhD degree starting in the next academic year at the University of East Anglia.

5. The Scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis and will take effect on the registration of the successful applicant with the University.

6. One new Scholarship will be awarded every three years and will continue for a maximum of three years, subject to confirmation of the satisfactory progress of the recipient on an annual basis by the student’s main supervisor.

7. The value of the first Scholarship shall be £30,000, which shall be payable in instalments of £10,000 per year as a tuition fee reduction. The funds available for the Scholarships shall be reviewed every three years.

For more information and application please visit the University of East Anglia Africa PhD Scholarship page.

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