UK University Invites Nigerians to Apply For N30m Scholarship Allowance, Move Abroad and Study

UK University Invites Nigerians to Apply For N30m Scholarship Allowance, Move Abroad and Study

  • The University of Birmingham is offering PhD scholarships to four candidates who would like to pursue their studies in the school
  • The scholarship opportunity is fully funded as selected candidates would have their fees waived and also get N30 million stipends
  • Nigerians who would like to relocate to the UK for their PhD can apply for the scholarship, which is open to international students

The University of Birmingham, UK, is now accepting applications for its CENTRE-UB scholarship.

International students from Nigeria can apply for the scholarship and undertake their PhD in the UK for free.

Scholarship opportunities in the UK for Nigerians.
The scholarship opportunity offers N30 million in stipends. Photo credit: Getty Images/Standret, m-imagephotography and Aaron Foster. Photos used for illustration only.
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The CENTRE-UB scholarship is fully funded with a tuition waiver and £19,237 (N30 million) living stipends.

This means PhD students chosen for the scholarship would be cared for throughout their study.

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The £19,237 (N30 million) living stipend is to be paid in monthly instalments until the program terminates.

Nigerians can apply for scholarship in the UK

To be eligible for the scholarship, prospective candidates must have obtained at least a second-class upper division from a UK university or equivalent for a non-UK university.

The application deadline is May 16, 2024, and the interview for contacted candidates will be held in June 2024.

Interested candidates must provide their academic transcripts, CV, references, and CENTRE-UB application form.

Only four candidates will be accepted for scholarships in 2024/2025. The school notes:

"Both home and international applicants are invited to apply."

How to apply for the UK scholarship

The application for the scholarship can be downloaded via the University of Birmingham website.

After completing the form, candidates are to send it through the email address, alongside other credentials specified in the application details.

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Another scholarship opportunity opens in the UK

Meanwhile, the University of East Anglia, UK, has invited eligible candidates seeking to do a masters in the school to apply for a scholarship.

The David Sainsbury Scholarship in Global Plant Health is fully funded for those wishing to study in the UK.

It offers funding up to £33,150 (N44.3 million) and transportation costs of £4000 (N5.3 million).


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