"Study For Free": UK University Invites UNILAG, UI Graduates to Apply for Scholarship, Move Abroad

"Study For Free": UK University Invites UNILAG, UI Graduates to Apply for Scholarship, Move Abroad

  • The University of Glasgow, Scotland, is inviting interested persons to apply for its fully-funded master's scholarship
  • The scholarship opportunity is opened to international students from partner universities, including UNILAG and the University of Ibadan
  • The university said on its website that 15 international students will receive a full tuition waiver for master's degree programmes

Nigerians who are alumni of UNILAG and the University of Ibadan can apply for the University of Glasgow African Partners Award scholarship.

The scholarship is from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and it offers a full tuition waiver for those selected.

Scholarship opportunities in the UK.
Nigerian students can apply for the scholarship opportunity. Photo credit: Getty Images/izusek, Poike and Aaron Foster. Photos are used for illustration only.
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In a post on the website of the University of Glasgow, the school said 15 students stand to benefit from this year's edition of the scholarship.

Scholarships at the University of Glasgow

Part of the information reads:

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"The University of Glasgow African Partners Awards aims to support high-achieving students from across Africa in their journey to become Future World Changers. We are looking for students who wish to undertake Masters level study, to further develop their knowledge and skills, in order to positively contribute to their community in the future."

The school said interested master's students must be from Africa and residents of an African country to qualify.

The school wrote that the qualifying students must:

"Demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a UK 1st Class Honours; and be able to demonstrate a clear career and/or development plan that will be supported by Masters level study."

UI, UNILAG graduates qualified to apply

The school listed partner universities in Africa and said only students graduating from those schools were qualified to apply. The University of Lagos and the University of Ibadan were on the list.

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To apply for the scholarship, students must fill out their information on the application portal by March 31, 2024.

Female students invited to apply for scholarship

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that female students from Nigeria are qualified to apply for the 2024 Hatfield Lioness Postgraduate Scholarship at Durham University, UK.

The application is open to female students seeking to undergo a master's studies at Durham University in the 2024 academic session.

The scholarship is funded by alumni, friends of the college and others, and the deadline for the application is March 24, 2024.

Source: Legit.ng

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