Finance & Accounting | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

BU Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship September 2012 entry for Nigeria, Ghana, Indonesia, Russia and Vietnam

This scholarship is offered to students who have applied to study a full-time taught postgraduate (Masters) degree at BU and who are resident in one of the following countries: Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia or Vietnam.

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?

Students resident in the following countries at the time of application who are classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes are eligible to apply.

  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Nigeria
  • Russia
  • Vietnam

To which courses does this scholarship apply?

All full-time BU postgraduate courses.

How much is the scholarship worth?

50% of tuition fee payable for the standard duration of the course (excludes repeat units).

How is this scholarship paid?

Scholarships are paid by a reduction in tuition fee.

How many scholarships are awarded annually?

Ten (two for each eligible country)

What are the criteria for this scholarship?

  • You must be able to demonstrate an exceptional academic profile (equivalent to UK 1st Class Honours degree as assessed by NARIC)
  • You must be able to demonstrate an outstanding personal profile as evidenced in your personal statement.

Other information about this scholarship

  • Recipients of this scholarship cannot be in receipt of any other BU scholarship
  • Financial need will not be taken into consideration.

How do I apply?

You can download the BU Scholarship Application Form here:

The deadline for applications is 31 May 2012. You can apply at the same time or after you have submitted your course application form.

When will I hear if I have been successful?

Successful applicants will normally be informed by 31 June 2012. Although we may contact you with a decision in principle based on any predicted grades, your award will not be formally approved until you hold an unconditional firm offer.

Further information:

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2011-12 Undergraduate Scholarship for Siblings, West Liberty University, USA

Undergraduate Scholarships in the amount of $1500 per year are available for entering first-
time freshmen for the fall 2011 semester. The waivers will be awarded to first-time freshmen who will also have a sibling returning for enrollment at West Liberty during the fall 2011 semester.Entering freshman who are awarded an undergraduate waiver will be eligible to receive it for up toeight semesters.
students receiving a tuition & fee specific scholarship or grant, i.e. PROMISE Scholarship, will not negligible for an undergraduate scholarship.
Students will be ranked for these scholarships according to financial need. Other minimum requirements are listed below.. Must be a legal resident of West Virginia
. Must have financial need, as determined by the 2011-12 Free Application for Federal Student
. Must have a minimum high school grade point average of 2.50
. Must be enrolled as a full-time student
. Sibling attending West Liberty University for the fall 2011 semester must be pre-registered by
the June 1 application deadline
. Parents’ 1040 Tax Return may need to be submitted for documentation
Scholarship Application Deadline:1 June 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Graca Machel Postgraduate Scholarships for Women, South Africa

Canon Collins Trust manages a scholarship programme on behalf of Mrs Graça Machel. The aim is to provide women from across southern Africa with scholarships that will equip them to take up leadership roles for the benefit of their community.
The Collins Trust announced scholarship for women to postgraduate study in South Africa in 2012.They will provide funding for up to a maximum of one year for Honours, two years for Masters and three years for PhD. Continued funding depends on satisfactory progress and academic reports.
The scholarship covers full tuition fees, medical insurance for non-South African scholars, a stipend towards living costs, a travel allowance and a study resource allowance, payable in the first year of study only.
Eligibility Criteria- Applicants must:
-Be a woman
-Be nationals of or have refugee status in one of the following countries:
Angola ,Botswana , DRC, Lesotho , Madagascar, Malawi , Mauritius, Mozambique , Namibia ,South Africa , Swaziland ,Tanzania , Zambia ,Zimbabwe.       -Be seeking this scholarship for postgraduate study
-At a South African university

Scholarship Application Deadline: 12 August 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application