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Top 5 UK Scholarships for Africans and Asians October 2021 / 2022

Getting a degree in the United Kingdom is a wonderful opportunity because of the quality and standard of education offered but this standard usually comes at a high cost and this can be finally tasking especially for international students.

Scholarships( Governmental and non-governmental) have been made available for those studying abroad in the UK to either cover partial or full cost of education.


Here are 5 top scholarships available for International Students in 2021 & 2022

1. EURAXESS UK; This is managed by the British council aimed at aiding researchers moving abroad or moving to the UK in their career development.

 EURAXESS UK is funded by the UK Government under the department of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy.
2. COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS; These are offered to citizens or permanent residents of commonwealth countries who would otherwise not be able to afford to study in the UK. One must have an Undergraduate honors degree of at least a Second class upper (2:1) to get into a Masters program and an appropriate masters degree to get a PhD.
The Commonwealth Scholarships Commission offers scholarships such as:
  • commonwealth PhD scholarships for least developed countries and fragile states.
  • commonwealth split site scholarships for low and middle income countries.
  • commonwealth master's scholarships.
  • commonwealth medical fellowships.
3. THE CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS; This is the UK's government international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders.
Here are some criteria to be met to qualify for the Chevening scholarships:
  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible community or territory.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of 2 years after your award has ended.
  • Have at least 2 years of work experience.
click here to see more eligibility criteria and reasons for Ineligibility.
4. UNIVERSITIES SCHOLARSHIPS; Various universities in the UK offer scholarships to International Students both for undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Some of those universities includes;
  • Rhodes Scholarships from university of Oxford.
  • UK Birmingham postgraduate scholarship.
  • UK Post doctorate Scholarships at University of Oxford.
  • Nottingham Trent University Merit awards.
  • Newcastle Universities Directors International Excellence Scholarships.
5. SCOTLAND SALTIRE SCHOLARSHIPS; This is offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities in the areas of science, technology, renewable energy, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences.
It is available to citizens of China(Hong Kong),Canada, India, Japan, USA and Pakistan.
click here to see more eligibility criteria.