In partnership with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, Bangor University is offering up to six (6) scholarships for master’s degree study at Bangor University in September 2024.
The Scholarship is funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), to enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development. Additionally, the scholarship seeks to support students who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.
About Bangor University
Bangor University, located In Bangor, Wales, is a renowned public university. It was one of the founding organizations of the federal University of Wales and acquired its Royal Charter in 1885. Before separating from the University of Wales to become Bangor University in 2007, the institution was known as the University College of North Wales (UCNW; Welsh: Coleg Prifysgol Gogledd Cymru). Later, it changed its name to the University of Wales, Bangor (UWB; Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru, Bangor).
Benefits of Bangor University Commonwealth Scholarships 2024
The following benefits are available to African students who want to study for their master’s degree in the UK through the Bangor University Commonwealth Scholarships:
- Airfare from your home country to the UK and back at the conclusion of your grant will be approved.
- Full tuition costs coverage
- living allowance of £1,347 per month, or stipend.
- Where appropriate, a thesis grant is given to help with the cost of writing a dissertation.
- Allowance for warm clothes and, if required, a refund for immigration fees.
- Recipients will receive grants to cover domestic or international travel expenses.
Eligibility Requirements for Bangor University Commonwealth Scholarships
To be considered for these prestigious scholarships, you must meet the following criteria:
- You should be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country
- You’re permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.
- You must be available to commence your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2024.
- You will obtain a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honors standard, or a second class degree (2:2) by September 2024,
- Applicants must be seen to be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.
- Provide the required documentation in the required format.
How to Apply for Bangor University Commonwealth Masters Scholarships 2024?
Applications for the Bangor University Commonwealth Masters Scholarships must be made using the CSC’s online application system.
Prospective Candidates are required to apply to either of the following nominating bodies in the first instance. Direct applications are not accepted for these scholarships:
- National nominating agencies: http://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/national-nominating-agencies/ this is the main route of applications.
- Selected non-governmental organizations and charitable bodies: http://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/ngos/
- For more details, visit the Bangor University website https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international-homepage
December 31, 2023.
Who is eligible for the Bangor University Commonwealth Scholarships?
To be eligible, you must be a citizen of an eligible Commonwealth country, have refugee status, or be a British Protected Person. You should also hold relevant academic qualifications and be unable to afford a UK education without this scholarship.
How many scholarships are available?
Up to six master’s degree scholarships are jointly funded by Bangor University and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.
What does the scholarship cover?
The scholarship covers approved airfare, tuition fees, a monthly living allowance, a thesis grant, and more. Details can be found on the official website.
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