UK Government and universities are offering a wide range of scholarships for African Students for the 2014-2015 academic session. The United Kingdom is a great place of study furnishing a world-class education system, with UK qualifications that can boost up your career prospects. This section of africascholarships.com is exclusively for students from Africa who are exploring for UK scholarships. Visit our comprehensive listing of the best scholarships and grants in UK available exclusively for African Students to pursue their bachelors, masters, PhD and research degree programmes. These sample of scholarships help students from Africa to undertake their selected majors in UK or abroad and thereby fund their international education reasonably. Numerous UK universities like Loughborough University, Sheffield University, University of Cambridge, etc. are awarding a variety of prestigious financial aids to Africans and assist them to upgrade their studies competently. Thousands of African students can avail here the latest information from the scholarship opportunities below and check out the funding amount, university details, entry requirements, application procedure, approaching deadlines and lots more before applying for the desired program.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for African Students in UK
Study Program: 
Master’s Degree Level
Eligibility: 
Applicants must:
-be nationals of (or permanently domiciled in) a developing Commonwealth country, and not currently be living or studying in a developed country.
-hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level
-be sufficiently fluent in English to pursue the course
Grant Amount:A grant of up to £225 to cover thesis (Master’s) costs is available; also available is £200 for study travel. The cost of up to 10 Kilograms of excess baggage (books only) is available for scholars returning home at the end of their awards.
Application Due Date: 
16th April 2014.

Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships
Study Program:Postgraduate Degree level
Eligibility:For 2014 entry the scholarship application procedure is an open competition. Students may only apply for the scholarship after an offer for a place has been made. Students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course can apply for the scholarship.
Grant Amount:The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year.
Application Due Date: 30th April 2014.

University of Edinburgh Scholarships for African Students
 Study Program: Postgraduate and  Masters Level
Eligibility:The scholarship will be awarded to applicants from Southern African countries who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study at the University of Edinburgh
Grant Amount:The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Application Due Date: 25th April 2014.

Developing Solutions Masters Scholarships for African Students at University of Nottingham, UK
 Study Program:Masters Degree Level
Eligibility:You can apply for this scholarship if you:
-are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth listed below* and
-are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes and
-have not already studied outside of your home country and
-are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate and
-already hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2014
Grant Amount: 30 x 100% tuition fee and 75 x 50% towards tuition fee.
Application Due Date: 25 April 2014

2014 Management School MSc Scholarship for African Students 
Study Program: Masters Degree Level
Eligibility:Scholarships will be awarded on merit. The general eligibility requirements are:
-Academic requirements – applicants should have a first or upper second class UK honours degree, or equivalent
-Allowed study options – applicants should have received at least a conditional offer from the university to study on one of the full-time MSc programmes
-Personal criteria – applicants must have the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary to make an excellent contribution to the programme.
Grant Amount:Thirty scholarships valued at £2,000 each are available for applicants from:
-America – five scholarships at £2,000 each
-EU – five scholarships at £2,000 each
-UK – five scholarships at £2,000 each
Application Due Date: 31st May 2014.

MBA Scholarship for African Students 
 Study Program: Masters Degree Level
Eligibility:The general eligibility requirements are:
-Academic requirements – applicants should have a first or upper second class UK honours degree, or equivalent.-Allowed study options
– applicants should have received at least a conditional offer from the University to study on the full-time MBA programme-Personal criteria
– applicants must have the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary to make an excellent contribution to the programme.
Grant Amount:Scholarships awarded by the Management School, a scholarship of £2000 is available for all Indian Masters students
Application Due Date: 30 May 2014.

Full-Time MBA Scholarships for African Students 
 Study Program: Masters Degree Level
Eligibility:Candidates must demonstrate through their ideas, experience and achievements that they are an excellent team player, with a strong vision for the future. Leadership/management skills or potentia, overall quality of the application and financial need will also be considered. The award will be judged on a 1000 word statement supplied by each candidate that should state which scholarship you wish to be considered for and should clearly articulate how you meet the scholarship criteria. 
Grant Amount: The amount of scholarship is £10,000. Awards will automatically be deducted from tuition fees.
Application Due Date: 31st May 2014.

Professor Arthur Li Development Scholarships for African Students
Study Program: Masters Degree Level
Eligibility:To be eligible, students must:
-have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st in their undergraduate degree
-have an unconditional offer by 31 May of a place to study a one year postgraduate programme at UWE which they have firmly accepted
-be a new student and be classed as overseas for fees purposes
Grant Amount: The scholarship will provide full tuition fee.
Application Due Date: 31st May 2014.

Margaret Bennett Scholarship
 Study Program: Masters Degree Level
Eligibility: This scholarship is available to support female students from Africa intending to study for the LLM. Preference will be given to applicants from North Africa.
Grant Amount:The scholarship has a value of up to £5,000.
Application Due Date: 28 April 2014.

Henley Ambassador Postgraduate Awards
Study Program: Postgraduate Degree Level
Eligibility: Henley Business School has a commitment to support and develop the best talent to become future leaders in their chosen field. This may be in business, the public or charitable sector.
Grant Amount: Successful students will receive up to £5,000 off their degree tuition fees. The award and the activities undertaken as part of this scheme will lead to:
Networking: An unparalleled networking opportunity.
Application Due Date: March 21st 2014, and July 4th 2014.

South Africa Investec Scholarships 
 Study Program: Master Degree Level
Eligibility: Must meet the usual requirements for the Cambridge MBA
-The applicant will work for Investec South Africa once they have completed the MBA programme and cannot be bought out by another company
-Preference may be given to candidates who can demonstrate a preference for EE (economic Empowerment)
Grant Amount: Investec will cover the full cost of the programme, including tuition, boarding and travel expenses and will pay the applicant a monthly recompense.
Application Due Date: 10th January 2014.

Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships
 Study Program: Undergraduate and master degree level
Eligibility: These scholarships are restricted to applicants who are entirely self-funded and are classified as international students for fee purposes. They are not available to students who are fully or partly sponsored.
-These scholarships may be awarded to students who have completed the relevant school or university studies in the specified countries (if applicable) and whose declared country of residence is that country.
-Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot normally be held in conjunction with other University of Essex scholarships.
Grant Amount: Total offer is for undergraduate students:
-For international undergraduates studying computer science and electronic engineering in their first year of study: Seven £2,000 scholarships
-For international undergraduates studying at Essex Business School, South end Campus in their first year of study: Three £2,000 scholarships
Application Due Date: 30th June 2014.

Lord Walston Scholarship
 Study Program:Master Degree Level
Eligibility:For applicants from Africa who are working in natural resource based projects.
Grant Amount: The scholarship covers Full Fees and Maintenance (living expenses).
Application Due Date: 16th March 2014.

Developing Solutions Chanrai Summit Scholarship
 Study Program:Master Degree Level
Eligibility:Students will be considered for this scholarship if:
-are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Ghana and
-have not already studied outside of your home country and
-are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate and
-already hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2014 in an area of study within the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences and
Grant Amount: The scholarship will cover full tuition fee scholarship including £10,600 subsistence award
 Application Due Date: 25th April 2014.

Duke of Portland Developing Solutions Scholarship
Study Program: Master Degree Level
Eligibility: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if they:
-are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa
-are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes
-already hold a full-time offer to start the MSc in Crop Improvement at Nottingham in September 2014.
Grant Amount: 1 Full Tuition Fee Scholarship will be available for a student from Africa.
Application Due Date: 25th April 2014.

Janssen Phamaceutica Scholarships
Study Program: Master Degree Level
Eligibility: Residents of all nationalities are eligible
-Applicants must hold an offer of admission to the MSc in Global Mental Health commencing in 2014/15.
-A strong preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of and have been ordinarily resident in, low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) for the last three years. Consideration will also be given to exceptional applicants from other backgrounds.
-Applicants from non-English speaking countries must meet the following English Language Requirements: 7.0 overall for IELTS, with at least 7.0 for written English and at least 6.0 for the other skills.
Grant Amount: Each scholarship will cover full overseas tuition fees and a living expense stipend of £14,000.
Application Due Date: 1st May 2014.

University of Edinburgh Southern African Scholarship 
Study Program: Postgraduate Master’s Level
Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to applicants from Southern African countries who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study at the University of Edinburgh.
Grant Amount: The scholarship covers the overseas rate of tuition fee and University accommodation and is tenable for one academic year
Application Due Date: 25th April 2014. 

3ie Scholarships for African Students and Developing Countries in UK, 2014
 Study Program: Master Degree Level
Eligibility: All applicants are expected to have met the School’s English language requirements and been offered and accepted a place on the course by this date.
-Applicants should normally have a good first degree from a recognized higher education institution.
-The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.
-It is normal for undergraduate students to apply for entry to postgraduate programmes in their final year of study
Grant Amount: The Scholarship covers £10,000 of the course tuition fee and one return economy flight.
Application Due Date: 30th May 2014.

Eni Scholarships African Students at St Antony’s College Oxford 
Study Program: Master,MPhil and DPhil Degree Level
Eligibility: The scholarships are open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria. Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.
-The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of both academic merit and potential and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who have clear ambitions to use their accumulated learning to benefit their home country after graduation.
-Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements.
Grant Amount: The scholarships will include 100% of university and college fees, and an annual grant for living costs (the rate was £12,900 for 12 month courses and £9,675 for 9 month courses in 2013-14).
Application Due Date: 14 March 2014.

GDAI – PhD Scholarships for African Students at University of London, UK 
Study Program: PhD research Programme
Eligibility: Domicile/Residency: Applicants must be domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub Saharan Africa.
-Eligible Programmes: PhD Programme (Full time) Research undertaken by scholarship applicants must directly address or be applicable to the issue of Governance in Africa.
Grant Amount: The scholarship is on a part-present form and it provides for Fees for three years and for accommodation and living cost for the first year only.
Application Due Date:  30 April 2014.

University of Edinburgh Scholarships for African Students at University of Edinburgh, UK
 Study Program: Postgraduate Master’s Programme
Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to applicants from Southern African countries who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study at the University of Edinburgh.
Grant Amount: The scholarship covers the overseas rate of tuition fee and University accommodation and is tenable for one academic year.
Application Due Date: 25th April 2014.

Developing Solutions Masters Scholarships for African Students at University of Nottingham, UK
Study Program: Master Degree Level
Eligibility: You can apply for this scholarship if you:
-are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth listed below* and
-are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes and
-have not already studied outside of your home country and
-are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate and
-already hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2014
Grant Amount: 30 x 100% tuition fee and 75 x 50% towards tuition fee.
Application Due Date: 25 April 2014.

Canon Collins Educational Trust Scholarships for African Students, UK
 Study Program:Postgraduate Degree Level
Eligibility: To qualify for the scholarship you must
-be ordinarily resident in South Africa and be a national of one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe. (Nationals of other African countries are eligible only if they have official refugee status in South Africa)
-have worked or volunteered for at least 3 years for Equal Education
-have at least one of your references from Equal Education
– be in possession of a good undergraduate degree
-be seeking funding for study at Masters or equivalent postgraduate level at a South African university, commencing January 2014
Grant Amount: A scholarship valued at R75,000 per year for 2 years, subject to our normal terms and conditions.
Application Due Date: 4 August annually.

Graca Machel Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students
Study Program: Masters and PhD Degree level
Eligibility: To apply for a scholarship under this programme you must be:
-Female
-A national of and normally resident in one of the SADC countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabw
-In possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application
-Studying or applying to study at a South African university
Grant Amount: Full tuition, stipend, mentoring and other support for Honours, masters and PhD study at South African universities.
Application Due Date: 12 August annually.