University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship for Postgraduate Students in the UK for 2023/2024

About the Scholarship:

The University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship is designed to facilitate postgraduate study at the University of Lincoln for students from across Africa. This scholarship offers a reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate taught programs commencing in the academic year 2023–2024.

About the University of Lincoln:

Founded in 1861, the University of Lincoln is a public research university located in Lincoln, England. It received university status in 1992 and was officially named the University of Lincoln in 2001. The main campus is situated next to Brayford Pool in the heart of Lincoln, with additional satellite campuses in Riseholme and Holbeach in Lincolnshire.

The University of Lincoln aspires to be among the top 15 universities in the UK, as outlined in its Strategic Plan 2022–2027. It has received recognition for its research and teaching excellence. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), over half of its submitted research was rated either internationally excellent or world-leading. The university was awarded a gold rating in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), and it was named Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. The National Student Survey 2020 ranked it 14th out of 129 mainstream UK universities for overall student satisfaction.

The university is home to three libraries, including the main University Library, the Biomedical and Health Sciences Library at the Lincoln Medical School, and a library at the National Centre for Food Manufacturing’s Holbeach Campus. The University Library is housed in the Great Central Warehouse, a former industrial railway goods warehouse that was converted into a modern library facility.

Scholarship Benefits:

The University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship offers eligible students a tuition fee reduction of £4,000 during their first year of study.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be African citizens or have a residence in Africa.
  • Hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) for a full-time postgraduate taught program starting in September/October 2023 or January/February 2024 at the University of Lincoln.
  • Possess one of the following qualifications or be expected to obtain it:
    • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade of 2:2 or its equivalent from an accredited institution.
    • A Pre-Masters degree from an accredited school with a grade of 2:2 or above.
    • A Master’s degree with a merit grade or its equivalent from an accredited institution.

Applicants can check the specific regional entry criteria that are equivalent to a 2:2 grade for their country on the Your Country Webpage. Please note that the University of Lincoln reserves the right to amend the scholarship terms and conditions without prior notice.

You can contact the international office if you want further details at [email protected]

Application Deadline:

  • Scholarship deadline: December 1, 2023.
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