University of Manchester Masters Scholarships

Brief Details

Organization: University of Manchester
Qualification: Masters degree program
Program: Master’s scholarships
Eligible Qualification: Bachelor’s degree
Amount: Full tuition fees
Open For: Students from Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania.
Type: Full-time
Application Deadline: 2018-09-09
Subject(s): Engineering, environment, health sciences, development, education, textiles and law.
Location: Manchester
Duration: 1-5 years
Start Date: 2018

Eligibility

Our master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply for a scholarship, you must:

2 years work experience not including volunteering and unpaid internships;
hold a bachelor’s degree with an overall grade of excellent, or preferably a master’s degree. The awards are for academically outstanding students and typically this means that you are in the top 10% of your class;
be a resident citizen of Ethiopia and have not previously studied outside Africa;
be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Ethiopia;
have a clear idea of how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.
English language requirements
An IELTS certificate is not required at the time of application. If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you will be asked to take the IELTS test. English language requirements vary by course, but in most cases you will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with no sub-test less than 5.5) or TOEFL 570 (90 IBT) to go through to the final selection round.

You can take the IELTS and TOEFL te

Description

Scholarships for master’s – Ethiopia

The University of Manchester offers scholarships for a range of master’s courses to academically excellent professionals from Ethiopia.

We offer two types of scholarship:

One-year, full-time, on-campus master’s
Part-time distance learning master’s (three to five years’ duration)
There are 27 scholarships (17 for full-time study and 10 for part-time study) available to students from Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. The scholarships cover full tuition fees, and for students who will be studying in Manchester, the award includes return international air fares, living expenses and visas.

Subjects
Scholarships are available for specific courses in engineering, environment, health sciences, development, education, textiles and law.

Full list of courses for which scholarships are available
Eligibility
Our master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply for a scholarship, you must:

2 years work experience not including volunteering and unpaid internships;
hold a bachelor’s degree with an overall grade of excellent, or preferably a master’s degree. The awards are for academically outstanding students and typically this means that you are in the top 10% of your class;
be a resident citizen of Ethiopia and have not previously studied outside Africa;
be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Ethiopia;
have a clear idea of how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.
English language requirements
An IELTS certificate is not required at the time of application. If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you will be asked to take the IELTS test. English language requirements vary by course, but in most cases you will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with no sub-test less than 5.5) or TOEFL 570 (90 IBT) to go through to the final selection round.

You can take the IELTS and TOEFL tests in Addis Ababa. Contact the British Council or TOEFL test centre for details.

How to apply
We will open for applications for entry in September 2019 on 1 August 2018 and the deadline to apply is 9 September 2018 at 5pm GMT.

Before you start your scholarship application we require:

Two up to date signed references. References must be on letter headed paper and addressed to ‘Equity and Merit Scholarships at The University of Manchester’. They do not need to be sent confidentially and there is no fixed format.
Degree certificates and transcripts, showing subjects taken and grades achieved. (Temporary copies or certificates of graduation will suffice for this application)
Evidence of your English Language ability (if you already have it), you will need one of the following as a minimum: IELTS score of 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in writing) or TOEFL: score of 90 (with no sub-test below 22)
An English Language certificate is not required at the time of application. If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you will be asked to take the IELTS or TOEFL test.
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Note that there is a clear separation between the process of awarding the scholarships and our admissions procedure. Scholarships are awarded entirely on merit. It is not necessary to have an academic offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. There is no advantage or disadvantage in having an academic offer. If you are selected for the scholarship you will be automatically admitted to the course of your choice.

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