The University of Portsmouth offers scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students to pursue full-time taught Master’s postgraduate degrees.

Brief Description: The Science Faculty offers a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for one of the following full-time taught Master’s postgraduate degrees:

MSc Engineering Geology
MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
MSc Crisis and Disaster Management
MSc Geographical Information Systems
MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management

The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee but please note, it cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University. The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year Masters fees and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed above.

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:

Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a high Second Class Lower) in a relevant subject.

Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.
You can apply to be considered if you:

  • Are fully self-funding
  • Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality
  • Have applied to, been offered and accepted a place on, the postgraduate degree of your choice (conditional or unconditional firm offer).
  • Have satisfied academic conditions detailed above and have met financial conditions including payment of non-refundable deposit.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for full-time taught Master’s postgraduate degrees.

Study Subject: Scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for one of the following full-time taught Master’s postgraduate degrees:

  • MSc Engineering Geology
  • MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
  • MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
  • MSc Crisis and Disaster Management
  • MSc Geographical Information Systems
  • MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management

Scholarship Award: The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee but please note, it cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University. The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year Masters fees and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed.

National/International Students: Ghanaian and Nigerian students can apply for these scholarships.

How to Apply: Please submit the scholarship form to international.office-at-port.ac.uk before this deadline. You will be informed of the outcome within one week after the application deadline.

Scholarship Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 30, 2017.

For more details visit the official site