Thursday, 21 July 2016

Windle Trust International Postgraduate Scholarships in UK, for Africans.

Applications are invited for Windle Trust Scholarships open to outstanding African students. These scholarships will be awarded for pursuing one-year, full-time, taught master’s degree course at partner institutions in the UK.

A scholarship usually includes the following

- Return airfare to and from the United Kingdom
- Pre-university orientation on arrival in Oxford on issues such as adapting to life in the UK and dealing with culture shock, managing finances, study methods and accessing health care in the UK as well as practical scholarship arrangements

- Fully paid/waived overseas student tuition fees
- Maintenance (upkeep) stipend for the entire period (12 months) of study
- Leadership training and coaching programme
- Themed Conference and Workshop in January and July respectively on issues relevant to students and the challenges they face on return such as CV writing, job searching and interview skills
- Visits and pastoral support during the course of the studies

Eligibility


- For the 2017/18 academic year successfully selected, applicants will usually be expected to obtain unconditional admission to an eligible one-year full-time, taught master’s degree course at partner institutions by 31 March 2017.

- University is keen to encourage applications from women and individuals from other, particularly disadvantaged groups. This includes those who are resident in the refugee camps and settlements, those who have lost close family members to war or conflict, as well as those who are particularly vulnerable such as people with disabilities and those who have themselves been victims of violence.

- Eligible applicants are welcomed from all religious backgrounds and ethnic groups.

- Short-listed candidates for interview are advised to start arranging the process of taking the English language test (IELTS) and score at least 6.5 and not less than 6.0 in all components, as this is a usual admission requirement of UK Universities.

How To Apply

Before submitting the application for a scholarship to Windle student may independently apply for admission from any of their partner universities or for admission and scholarships from other universities and funding institutions in the UK regardless of whether they select the student or not.

Deadline: 14 August 2016.

For More Information Visit Official Scholarship Page.
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