Apply Now for Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship 2024-25 (100% Tuition Coverage)

Loughborough University is offering an exciting opportunity for African students with its Development Trust Africa Scholarship program for the academic year 2024-2025. This scholarship program aims to support outstanding individuals from Africa in pursuing their postgraduate studies at Loughborough University.

Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship

The Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship award is being funded through a combination of generous external funding and University funds.

Details of the Scholarship

The Development Trust Africa Scholarship program at Loughborough University offers successfully selected candidates, a coverage of 100% of the course fees for the chosen postgraduate taught course for one year. It replaces any departmental or university scholarships or bursaries that applicants may already have been awarded.

It’s important to note that only a limited number of scholarships will be awarded, and the competition is fierce due to the high standards required.

Development Trust Africa Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this prestigious scholarship, applicants must meet the criteria mentioned below:

  • Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
  • Applicants must present proof of exceptional academic achievement (a first-class honors degree)
  • Commitment to return to their home country upon completion of the postgraduate program
  • Candidates must demonstrate ability and show commitment to contributing to their home country upon return
  • Must have adequate knowledge of the costs associated with studying and living in the UK
  • Strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover additional costs

Application Process

  • The application process for the Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship 2024-25, is open to all eligible students who have received an offer for a place in a postgraduate taught course at Loughborough University.
  • Applicants can download the application form from the official website and submit it after receiving their offer letter.
  • The selection panel, comprised of senior staff members, will shortlist applications and make the final decisions on the awards.

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  • Applicants must ensure that their scholarship application meets all requirements and is submitted only after receiving their offer letter.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline below will not be considered.
  • Applicants are advised to carefully read the guidelines and provide all necessary documentation to support their application.

Deadline Information

The deadline for applications for the 2024/25 academic year entry is 14th June 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I apply for the scholarship before receiving an offer for a place at Loughborough University?

No, applicants must have an offer (conditional or unconditional) for a place in a postgraduate taught course before applying for the scholarship.

Are there any conditions attached to the scholarship offer?

Yes, applicants holding a conditional offer must fulfill all conditions before the scholarship offer is confirmed.

Is there a limit to the number of scholarships available?

Yes, the scholarship is awarded to a limited number of students, and competition is based on academic excellence and other eligibility criteria.

How will I be notified of the outcome of my application?

All applicants will be notified via email regarding the outcome of their application, including further instructions if shortlisted.

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