View the recent information of UK scholarships for international students and learn about various funding options available this year 2022.
The United Kingdom offers top-quality higher education options so it is considered to be one of the most widely chosen study destinations for African students. UK Government, universities and other organizations are funding various scholarships for African students for achieving higher education in the UK.
African students’ population in the UK is increasing day by day with a great pace. African students who want to upgrade their education in UK can avail various scholarships and grants offered by the prominent universities and organizations. This financial assistance is offered specifically to the students of Africa to pursue higher studies in various fields such as Economics, Finance, Banking, Law, Human rights, Public administration, Management, Project planning etc.
Top scholarships in UK 2022
Eni-Oxford 2022 MBA Africa Scholarship for African Students: UKAfrica for Eni, is the past, the present and the future. Africa is the continent which Eni has experienced, as a pioneer, and the one which today continues to shape Eni’s experiences as a partner of countries where Eni has established lasting relationships, understanding and respecting African.
Ashden 2022 International Awards in Sustainable Energy for Developing Countries: World’s leading green energy awards, seeks to reward innovative enterprises and programmes that deliver, or play a key part in enabling the delivery of sustainable energy systems and through this bring social, economic and environmental benefits.
Edinburgh Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships 2022-2023 for International Students: Edinburgh Global Undergraduate Maths Scholarships 2022/2023: A number of scholarships are offered to Mathematics students of outstanding ability from countries outside the European Union for the academic session 2022/2023 through the Edinburgh Global Undergraduate Maths Scholarships.
University of Oxford 2022 Reach Oxford Scholarships for Developing Countries: Reach Oxford Scholarships for students from low-income countries are offered to deserving students who because of financial or political constraints or because of low standard of educational facilities cannot study for a degree awarding programme in their home countries.
Mo Ibrahim Foundation University of London PhD Scholarships 2022/2023 for African Students: The Centre of African Studies, School of African Studies(SOAS) University of London offers 2 PhDs to African nationals as part of the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative funded by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
Heriot-Watt University 2022 James-Watt Scholarship Program for Ph.D Students: A funded Ph.D. opportunity is available under the James-Watt scholarship program at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, to develop data-driven and data science methods for the decarbonisation of energy and water systems.
Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships 2022 for Low and Middle Income Countries to Study in United Kingdom: Funded by the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.
University of Bristol 2022 GREAT Scholarships For Nigerian Students: UKFunding towards tuition fees for one Nigerian postgraduate applicant. In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain campaign. One scholarship of £10,000 is available, which must be used towards the cost of tuition fees for a one-year master’s degree.
University of Oxford/Reuters Institute 2022 Journalism Fellowships for Journalists in African & Developing Countries: The Reuters Institute, based at the University of Oxford, offers a limited number of Journalist Fellowships each year.
Eni 2022-2023 Masters Scholarships for African Students – UK (Fully Funded): St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni, is offering up to three students from Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, or the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) the opportunity to study for a fully funded degree in 2022.
University of Oxford Simon and June Li 2022 Undergraduate Scholarship: Looking for a great learning experience at the University of Oxford and you have no funds to support your education? Then apply for the Simon and June Li Undergraduate Scholarship 2022 at University of Oxford.
British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM at Goldsmith Unisiverty of London: Goldsmith University of London with support from the British Council is offering fully-funded British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM enrolled in eligible courses in the University for the 2022/23 academic year.
University of Sheffield 2022 Allan & Nesta Ferguson Masters Scholarships for Students in Developing Countries: The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to international development. One of the themes of our strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting and increasing the volume of the work that we do to improve the lives of others through our international relationships, locally and abroad. Buildin
Undergraduate Scholarship by Bristol University 2022/2023: These awards are valued at £5,000; £10,000 and £20,000 depending on the catgory. Awards must be used towards the cost of tuition fees. You can apply if you have applied to start a one-year full-time postgraduate programme at the University of Bristol in September.
Postgraduate Scholarship Scholarship by Bristol University 2022/2023: These awards are valued at £5,000; £10,000 and £20,000 depending on the catgory. Awards must be used towards the cost of tuition fees. You can apply if you have applied to start a one-year full-time postgraduate programme at the University of Bristol in September.
UK Government 2022-2023 GREAT Scholarships for Nigerian Students: GREAT Scholarships offers scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from 18 countries. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year taught postgraduate course.
B.A. Krukoff 2022-2023 Masters Fellowship in Tropical African Botany (Fully-funded to UK): B.A. Krukoff MSc Fellowship in Tropical African Botany: We have a fully funded bursary available for a student accepted onto the MSc in Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation for the 2022-23 academic year. The course is delivered by scientists from both RBG Kew and Queen
University of Glasgow 2022 Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship For International Students: The University of Glasgow is pleased to announce a number of undergraduate Excellence Scholarships available to new international and EU students for the 2022 entry. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount of £7,000 per year of study and is subject to satisfactory aca
LSHTM 2022-2023 GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders in Africa: Three scholarships are offered to support the training and development of the next generation of leaders in global health, and strengthen the capacity of health systems and health-related research in Africa. These highly competitive scholarships are available to applicants intending to study on a
Undergraduate Scholarship by Lincoln University 2022/2023: The Lincoln Global Leaders Scholarship is designed to recognise achievements and future potential. The scholarship has been established to recognise international applicants who can demonstrate the highest levels of academic, personal or extracurricular endeavour.
Postgraduate Scholarship by Lincoln University 2022/2023: The Lincoln Global Leaders Scholarship is designed to recognise achievements and future potential. The scholarship has been established to recognise international applicants who can demonstrate the highest levels of academic, personal or extracurricular endeavour. The Lincoln Global Leaders Scholars
University College London (UCL) 2022 The London Opportunity Scholarship: London Opportunity Scholarship 2022 is offered for Bachelors degree in the field of Subjects offered by the University. The deadline for the sending your application is 01 Jul 2022. This scholarship is provided by University College London (UCL) and the value of this scholarship is Partial Fun
Cambridge Trust International Scholarships 2022/2023 for PhD Students: Cambridge Trust international is offered to graduate students to pursue PhD degrees at University of Cambridge UK The University of Cambridge will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, approximately 250 Cambridge International Scholarships to Overseas Students who embark on a research.
Guidance for completing the UK scholarship application form
There is no save function, so you will need to complete the application form in one session. Once you select ‘submit’ this is final, and you will not be able to make any changes.
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To help you prepare, we have outlined the information you will need below.
UK scholarship Personal details and application information
You will need to provide:
- Your UCAS ID (if you’re an undergraduate student), Student ID (if you’re a postgraduate student or if you’ve applied through the Global Transfer Programme), or Kaplan ID (if you’re a KICL student)
- the course or programme of study you’ve already applied to (you must have applied to a course or programme to be eligible for scholarship opportunities).
- your name
- your email address (this is how we will communicate with you, so make sure it’s accurate and you have access to it throughout the year)
- your nationality
- your permanent country of residence (this is the country you are ordinarily resident in, not a country that you are only living in for the purpose of full-time education)
- your current or most recent educational institution
- details of any other funding you have applied for or are due to receive.
UK scholarships Application questions
There are three questions that you will need to complete. The maximum word count for each question is 200 words and each question is worth 10 marks.
The questions are different for undergraduate and postgraduate applicants. Make sure that you have selected the correct level of study to answer the relevant questions for your application. Applicants who have not responded to the correct questions will not be considered.