Africa Scholarship by The University of Lincoln is designed to help students from across Africa to access postgraduate level study at the University of Lincoln. The Africa Scholarship is offered as a tuition fee discount against the cost of a postgraduate taught program commencing in 2023/24.
The University of Lincoln is a public research university in the city of Lincoln, England, UK. The university has origins tracing back to 1861, and after gaining university status in 1992, was known as the University of Humberside until 1996 and the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside until 2001, when it adopted its present name.
Eligibility for Africa Scholarship
- In order to be eligible to receive the Africa Scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:
- Be a national of, or have permanent residence in, Africa.
- Hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught program commencing in September/October 2023 or January/February 2024.
- Have been awarded, or be expected to receive, one of the following qualifications:- A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution with a minimum grade of 2:2 or equivalent.
– A Pre-Masters qualification from a recognized institution with a grade comparable to a 2:2.
– A Master’s degree from a recognized institution with a merit grade or equivalent.
2. Please visit your country webpage for more detail regarding regional entry requirements that are equivalent to a 2:2.
3. In addition to meeting the above criteria, prospective students must have applied to the University of Lincoln prior to the relevant deadline outlined below.
How to Apply
- Once you’ve chosen the right program for you, you can make an application to the University of Lincoln via their website. Simply click the ‘Apply Now’ button on the web page of your chosen course. You’ll need to register to create an account so you can save your progress. You do not have to complete your application in one go. If you have already started your application and want to continue or are ready to submit your application, you can access this on the One Uni site.
- Applications for most program open one year prior to the start of the course. Places are limited for some courses, so it is best to submit your application as early as possible. This is useful if you are hoping to secure funding or want to apply for accommodation.
- Alongside your application, you will need to include a personal statement, one or two references depending on the type of program, copies of completed qualiﬁcation certiﬁcates and transcripts, and evidence that you meet our English language entry requirements where appropriate.
- If you are applying for a research program, you will need to submit a research proposal which provides an overview of the topic or theme you intend to research. You should ﬁrst identify a supervisory team or staﬀ member that has expertise in the area you wish to research. You are then encouraged to contact them directly to discuss your proposed project and suitability before you submit your online application.
- Further information regarding the awarding of international scholarships can be found within the University of Lincoln International Scholarships Terms and Conditions 2023-24
- Please note that University of Lincoln International Scholarships may be subject to change. The University of Lincoln reserves the right to amend the above scholarship provision without notice. For further information, please contact the International Office
Benefits of Africa Scholarship
- The Africa Scholarship is valued at £4,000 and will be awarded to eligible students as a tuition fee discount during the first year of their studies.