University of Manchester Engineering the Future Scholarships for African Students in the UK for 2023/2024

About the Scholarship:

The University of Manchester’s School of Engineering is offering the Engineering the Future Scholarships to exceptional international students starting their postgraduate taught studies in September 2023. These scholarships are designed to support students from South Asia, South East Asia, and Africa.

About the University of Manchester:

The University of Manchester, located in Manchester, England, is a public research institution known for its rich history and reputation for excellence in research and education. Its main campus is situated south of Manchester City Centre on Oxford Road, and the university manages significant cultural institutions, including The Manchester Museum, The Whitworth Art Gallery, The John Rylands Library, The Tabley House Collection, and the Jodrell Bank Observatory, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The university has a storied history, with its roots dating back to the establishment of the Mechanics’ Institute in 1824. It is the result of the merger of the Victoria University of Manchester and the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 2004.

The University of Manchester is the third-largest institution in the UK and attracts international students from 160 different countries. It is highly regarded globally and is known for its contributions to various academic disciplines, including life sciences, engineering, humanities, economics, sociology, and social sciences.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • One full tuition fee remission of up to £33,500 for the MSc Management of Projects program group.
  • Four partial tuition fee waivers totaling £10,000.
  • Ten partial tuition fee waivers totaling £6,000.

Eligibility Criteria for Engineering the Future Scholarships:

To be eligible for the Engineering the Future Scholarships, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of South Asia, South East Asia, or Africa.
  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a full-time master’s-level (taught) program at The Faculty of Science and Engineering, starting in September 2023.
  • Possess English language certification that meets the course requirements.
  • Complete enrollment for the chosen course by the registration deadline.
  • Hold or be on track to obtain a bachelor’s degree with at least an Upper Second class (2:1) or its foreign equivalent.
  • Be self-funding (not sponsored) for your study and categorized as an international applicant for tuition fee purposes.

Scholarship Overview:

Candidates will be considered for the scholarships if they have an offer from one of the following departments:

Application Procedure:

No additional application is required for the Engineering the Future Scholarships. All offer holders will be considered based on academic merit. Shortlisted candidates may be contacted for a written statement as part of the evaluation process.

If you have any queries, please email the University of Manchester at: [email protected].

Deadline for Application:

  • Application deadline: July 13, 2023.
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