Loughborough University Development Trust Africa Scholarship 2024 (100% Tuition Waiver) – Apply Now

Are you an ambitious African student striving to pursue a postgraduate program but hindered by financial constraints? We’ve got great news for you! Loughborough University is proud to announce the Development Trust Africa Scholarship for the 2024-25 academic year.

Loughborough University Development Trust Africa Scholarship 2024
Loughborough University Development Trust Africa Scholarship 2024

Loughborough University Development Trust Africa Scholarship aims to alleviate the financial burden for deserving African students, enabling them to pursue their academic dreams without worry. The scholarships are funded by generous external funding and University funds.

Development Trust Africa Scholarship – Overview

Unlike other scholarships, the Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship program replaces any existing departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries previously awarded to the student. Recipients will have their full tuition covered for the full duration of the program.

Please note that students are expected to provide funds for their travel and maintenance costs through other sources. As such, the student must include proof of maintenance funds in the scholarship application.


Successfully selected candidates for the Development Trust Africa Scholarship, will review the full tuition fee waiver. Imagine the relief of having your entire course fees covered for an entire academic year!

Students also have the opportunity to attain personal and professional growth.

Requirements for Eligibility

To be eligible for the Loughborough University Development Trust Africa Scholarship, applicants must meet the requirements set by the selection panel. These include:

  • Domicile: Applicants must be permanently residing in Africa.
  • Academic Excellence: A track record of exceptional academic achievement, typically evidenced by a first-class honors degree.
  • Commitment to Return: A commitment to return to their home country upon completion of the postgraduate program.
  • Contribution to Home Country: Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a substantial contribution to their home country upon return.
  • Financial Understanding: Full comprehension of the costs associated with studying and living in the UK.
  • Motivation and Initiative: Demonstrated motivation and initiative to secure additional funds to cover remaining costs.

Subject Areas Covered

Loughborough University offers a variety of postgraduate subjects, including:

  • Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
  • Business and Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Communication and Media
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Arts
  • Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy
  • Design
  • Design Innovation
  • Digital Technologies
  • Diplomacy and International Governance
  • English
  • Geography and Environment
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Management
  • International Relations, Politics and History
  • Materials
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Media and Creative Industries
  • Physics
  • Sport Business
  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

How to Apply

To apply for the Loughborough University Development Trust Africa Scholarship 2024:

  • Applicants must ensure they hold an offer or a place at Loughborough University at the time of submission.
  • The application process mandates the completion of all sections of the form and the submission of the necessary documentation.
  • It’s crucial to refrain from submitting the scholarship application until you’ve received your offer letter. Late applications will not be entertained.
  • Upon submission, applicants will receive a confirmation email, and all applicants will be notified of the outcome via email.
  • Shortlisted candidates will receive further instructions regarding the next steps.

For more details and to apply, visit the official Loughborough University website on https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/masters-funding/loughborough-development-trust-africa-scholarship/

Application Deadline

The deadline for scholarship applications is June 14, 2024.



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