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4 Adam Smith Business School Excellence Scholarships at University of Glasgow UK, 2019

The University of Glasgow is offering 4 Adam Smith Business School Excellence Scholarships for 2019 entry to students from Nigeria entering the Adam Smith Business School. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount.

The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.

If English is not the student’s first language, they will be required to provide a language test before they can start their studies.

Scholarship Description:

• Applications Deadline: End of April 2019
• Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate Taught programme.
• Study Subject: Scholarships are available for following Postgraduate programmes in the Adam Smith Business School:
• Corporate Governance & Accountability [MSc] (pg)
• Development Studies [MSc] (pg)
• Economic Development [MSc] (pg)
• Economics, Banking & Finance [MSc] (pg)
• Environment & Sustainable Development [MSc] (pg)
• Finance & Economic Development [MSc] (pg)
• Finance & Management [MSc] (pg)
• Financial Economics [MSc] (pg)
• International Banking & Finance [MSc] (pg)
• International Business [MSc] (pg)
• International Human Resource Management & Development [MSc] (pg)
• International Management & Design Innovation [MSc] (pg)
• International Strategic Marketing [MSc] (pg)
• Management & Sustainable Tourism [MSc] (pg)
• Management with Enterprise & Business Growth [MSc] (pg)
• Management with Human Resources [MSc] (pg)

• Scholarship Award: The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount.
• 2 x £5,000
• 2 x £10,000

• Nationality: Nigeria students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
• Number of Scholarships: 4 Scholarships are available.
• Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Nigeria students are eligible to apply for the scholarship
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible, applicants must:
• Demonstrate academic excellence and meet the ASBS entry requirements
• Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme
• Be classed as an International Student for fee purposes
• Be resident in Nigeria at time of applying

English Language Requirements: If English is not a student’s first language, they will be required to provide a language test before they can start their studies.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit and nominations will be made by International Officer – Ajoke Olakunle.

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Scholarship Link

Kwame Nkrumah University MasterCard Scholarships 2019/2020

  • The MasterCard Foundation aims to raise transformational leaders who will influence change on the African Continent.

Scholarship Overview

  • The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant university education.
  • It embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure student academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will further social and economic change in Africa.

Host School(s)

  •  Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana is one of the host schools for this prestigious scholarship.
  • Established in 1952, KNUST has a rich history in its evolution into a first class University over the years. Kwame Nkrumah, the African Personality of the Century and pioneer of African independence is the founder of KNUST.
  • KNUST believes in achievement through diligence and commitment, and continually develops plans not only to maintain its status as Ghana’s No.1 University but also to improve its international standing.

Field(s) of Study

  • All subjects are considered, with preference given to Science students.

What does the scholarship cover?

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid accommodation, learning materials and uniforms, transportation and stipend
  • Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build relationships and scholar capacity.
  • Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, life and career coaching and tutoring
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community service and mentoring(Go-Back Give- Back) and uniquely sourced internship.
  • An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of MasterCard Foundation Scholars Community and Alumni.
  • Undergraduates have the opportunity to be selected for an accelerated Masters Degree with an MCF partner institution in the USA.

How many scholarships are given?

  • Several scholarships are given out every year.

Am I Eligible to Apply?

 Below are the criteria for admission into this program.

  • ALL STUDENTS FROM THE 303 LESS ENDOWED SCHOOLS (classified by the GHANA EDUCATION SERVICE) who satisfy KNUST’s admission requirements
  • Attention will also be given to students outside the less endowed schools with extremely critical needs.
  • Applicants should have WASSCE, GBCE, ABCE, and GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent results from an accredited institution.
  • Students who are awaiting results will not be accepted.
  • International students from provable economically vulnerable background
  • Girls and physically challenged applicants will be given top priority
  • A good record of accomplishment in leadership and community engagement.
  • The applicant must be prepared to “Go-Back Give-Back” to his or her community.

Closing Date:

  • Applications close on March 29, 2019.

How do I get more information and to apply? Visit here

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