Scholarships for students from Nigeria
The University is pleased to offer a range of scholarships to students from Nigeria who show exceptional academic potential and are starting their studies at the University of Sheffield in September 2016.
Undergraduate Scholarships (e.g. BA, BSc, BEng, MEng)
Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships
We are pleased to offer scholarships to all international students commencing their studies in the Faculties of Engineering, Science, Arts and the School of Law in September 2016:
Nigeria Management Scholarships 2016
We are pleased to offer Management Scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students. The scholarships are worth £2,000 per year each.
Eligibility and Award Criteria:
Social Science International Scholarships 2016
We are pleased to offer Social Science Scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students in any of the following departments: East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Geography, Information School, Journalism, Politics, Sociological Studies, Town and Regional Planning.
The scholarships are worth £2,000 per year each.
Eligibility and Award Criteria:
Nigeria Merit Undergraduate Scholarships 2016 (50% tuition fee discount)
There are two Nigeria Merit Undergraduate Scholarships available for Nigerian students starting their undergraduate degree studies in September 2016.
For full Terms and Conditions, please visit: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applicant/internationalscholarship/ugacademicterms
Advanced Placement (AP) Merit Undergraduate Scholarships 2016 (50% tuition fee discount)
Three scholarships are available for Advanced Placement (AP) holders starting their undergraduate studies in September 2016.
Each scholarship is worth 50% tuition fee discount of your undergraduate course tuition fee per year, for up to three years of study. The Advanced Placement scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be studying for or have taken Advanced Placements, apply for an undergraduate study place by Friday 15 April 2016 and hold an offer of a study place for entry in September 2016.
Eligible students will automatically be sent details of how to apply from January onwards. Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield.
The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.
The deadline for applications is Friday 22 April 2016; scholarship results will be announced Friday 27 May 2016.
Postgraduate Scholarships (e.g. MA, MSc)
The University offers the following scholarships for Nigerian students who show exceptional academic potential starting a postgraduate taught masters programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2016.
Nigeria Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 2016 (50% tuition fee discount)
There are three Nigeria Merit Postgraduate Scholarships , available for Nigerian students starting their postgraduate taught masters programme in September 2016.
For full Terms and Conditions, please visit: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applicant/internationalscholarship/pgacademicterms
Shared Commonwealth Scholarships 2016
There is one award available for individuals with a strong academic background beginning their postgraduate study at the University of Sheffield in September 2016.
Postgraduate research degrees (e.g. PhD, MPhil)
The University of Sheffield does not offer research studentships or funding specifically for Nigerian students. There are, however, studentships and funding for which all international students can apply:
Other Sheffield Scholarships
* Government or governmental organisation – international, national or regional; Research council; Charity; private enterprise; or any similar organisation.
If you have any further questions, please contact our West Africa Office representative.