David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health | Full Tuition Coverage + £4k flight Allowances

The University of East Anglia, situated in Norwich, UK, has introduced scholarships worth £33,150 along with a transportation allowance of £4000 for Nigerian students and other international students pursuing master’s programs at UEA.

David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health

This scholarship opportunity at University of East AAnglia England (David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health),  fully funds international students planning to study in the UK.

Overview of David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health

The prestigious David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health, offered by the Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL), are available to a limited number of applicants pursuing the MSc in Global Plant Health. While all Full Scholarships for 2024 have been allocated with the current budget, there are still 35% Fee Scholarships available.

Additional funds may be secured before the end of May to offer more Full Scholarships for 2024.

Eligibility Criteria for David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health

To be eligible for David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health,  applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have received an offer to pursue an MSc in Global Plant Health, at UEA
  • International Candidates have until May 31, 2024 for application, while UK applicants have until August 30, 2024
  • Candidates must not be a nationals of or domiciled in least-developed, low-income, or lower-middle-income countries or territories according to the Overseas Development Agency Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list for the 2024-25 academic year.


The scholarship provides full tuition funding of up to  £33,150, in addition to £4000 for transportation costs.

Interested candidates must apply and be accepted into the University of East Anglia before being considered for the scholarships.


  • Faculty of Science
  • Biological Sciences


  • MSc Global Plant Health

Eligible Country / Region

  • UK
  • EU
  • International
  • Europe
  • East Anglia
  • Norfolk/Suffolk
  • London
  • Middle East
  • North East of England
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • North America
  • South America
  • Australia

Application Procedure

  • Qualified applicants for David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health, will automatically be considered for the scholarship on a competitive basis, without the need for a separate application.
  • Apply for a course via this link: https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/postgraduate/msc-global-plant-health
  • Applications are evaluated on the basis of academic achievement, awards, and knowledge/experience in relevant fields such as molecular biology, genetics, data science, and laboratory skills.

For more information, visit the scholarship official page on https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/scholarships/david-sainsbury-scholarships-in-global-plant-health

Application Deadline

Applications for the scholarship close on 31st May, 2024. Since there is a limited number of scholarships available and they will be awarded throughout the year, early application is advised.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is the David Sainsbury Scholarship in Global Plant Health open only to Nigerian students?

No, the scholarship are available to both Nigerian and other foreign students.

Is there a separate application process for the scholarship?

Eligible applicants are automatically considered for the David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health.

How are applicants evaluated for the scholarship?

Evaluation is based on academic achievement, awards, and relevant knowledge/experience.

Is there a possibility of additional funds for more scholarships?

Yes, additional funds may be secured before the end of May.

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