£33,500 University of Manchester 2023 Engineering the Future Scholarships for African Students

Written by David on March 21, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Computer Science, Engineering
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    The University Of Manchester Oxford Rd Manchester M13 9PL UK

The School of Engineering at the University of Manchester is pleased to announce the availability of scholarship awards for academically outstanding students from other countries who will be beginning their postgraduate taught studies beginning in September 2023.


About the Scholarship Provider:

As it is now, the University of Manchester was formed in 2004 by the merger of Victoria University of Manchester and the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). Manchester, England, United Kingdom is home to the University of Manchester, with its main campus located on Oxford Road. It was inspired by the late-19th-century civic university movement and built out of red brick as a public research university. This esteemed university is also included in the select Russell Group of Universities. That’s what I’ve heard. For further reading, see the accompanying footnote. The school offers courses leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as professional certifications. There were 40,250 students and more than 10,400 faculty and staff at the institution across all campuses for the 2018-2019 academic year.

There are three main departments at the University of Manchester, each of which is further subdivided into schools that are responsible for teaching specific subject matter. The Faculty of Biology, Medicine, and Health at the University of Michigan consists of the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Medicine, and the School of Health Sciences. All three departments can be found under the umbrella of the Faculty of Biology, Medicine, and Health. The University of Toronto’s School of Natural Sciences and School of Engineering are two distinct divisions within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. In addition to the School of Arts, Languages, and Cultures, the Faculty of Humanities at Manchester University includes the Schools of Combined Studies, Education, Environment and Development, Architecture, Law, Social Sciences, and the Manchester Business School. Further to the Faculty of Humanities, Manchester is home to the Manchester Business School.


It’s common knowledge that the Students’ Union at the University of Manchester is the biggest in the UK. The University of Manchester Students’ Union is the largest and most prominent student group on campus. Students from both UMIST and the University of Manchester came together to create the union. The formation of a student government union was the end result of their efforts. Unlike most organisations, the Union is not headed by a single person but rather by a group of eight individuals who are all committed to the Union’s success. Their number one goal is to fortify the Union as an organisation.

Several student exercise centres are available, and students are strongly encouraged to participate in extracurricular sporting activities. There are a number of facilities in Manchester that offer this, including the Aquatics Centre, the Sugden Sports Centre, the campus’ Wellness Rooms, and the Armitage Sports Complex in Fallowfield. The Sugden, Manchester Aquatics, and Armitage are three of Manchester’s many sports centres, and they’re all located in different parts of the city.


Counseling services, free sports and well-being activities, and classes to improve academic and personal skills like time management, essay writing, and reference are just a few of the many opportunities offered to students at the University of Manchester. No money needs to be paid to obtain any of these resources. Together, these facets deepen the school’s dedication to the students’ personal growth as a whole. At the University of Manchester, the concept of social responsibility receives a lot of attention and study. In addition to the numerous opportunities for community service found around the city, the Ethical Grand Challenge offers students a forum in which to collaborate on solutions to pressing global problems.

The University of Manchester has produced many well-known alumni, such as Lord Terence Burns, Chairman of Santander UK; Professor Brian Cox OBE, Physicist and Science Communicator; Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International; Benedict Cumberbatch, CBE, Actor; and many more. Skyscanner was established by Gareth Williams, Bonamy Grimes, and a third co-founder, M.P. Chuka Umunna. Chuka Umunna is the name of a British lawmaker who once served as Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills. Celebrities like Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, and Actress Parineeti Chopra have hosted the event. Other participants have included Sophie Raworth of BBC News, Sir Philip Craven MBE, President of the International Paralympic Committee, Professor, Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England for the government of the United Kingdom, and Parineeti Chopra. Aside from Parineeti Chopra and Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, there are a number of other notable people present.


SeNSS is one of only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC, and they will be offering a handful of fully-funded ESRC doctoral studentships beginning in September 2023. SeNSS is one of the only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Manchester

Scholarship Country:  United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth: £33,500

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • One waiver of all tuition and fees, for a maximum of £33,500. This award is for the several programmes that make up the Master of Science in Project Management degree.
  • There are four scholarships with a combined total of £10,000.
  • Ten students will each receive a tuition fee reduction of £6,000.


The Gustafsson & Skrondal Visiting Scholarship is administered by the University of Oslo’s Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). As part of the visiting scholar program, CEMO and the University of Oslo host a number of young researchers from Norway and elsewhere each year.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • You must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible for a scholarship from Engineering the Future:
  • Having your primary residence in a nation located in South Asia, South East Asia, or Africa;
  • Maintain an offer, either conditional or unconditional, for a master’s level full-time taught course within The Faculty of Science and Engineering, with a start date of September 2023. (You will also be considered for the position if you held an offer during an earlier admissions round; should you win the award, your offer will be renewed.)
  • Hold a qualification in English Language that is at least equivalent to the minimum standard necessary for the course;
  • Be completely enrolled in the class you’ve chosen by the time the registration period closes;
  • possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade of “good Upper Second class” (2:1) (or the foreign equivalent), or be on track to earn this degree;
  • You need to be self-funding your course (for example, not sponsored) and designated as an international applicant for the purposes of tuition fee calculations.



The University of Manchester 2023 Engineering the Future Scholarships for African Students   is open to all International Students


If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a fee waiver award in the amount of £5,000. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.


Application Procedure

  • This scholarship opportunity does not require any additional applications; the selection of recipients is based on the academic merit of all offer holders. Candidates who have been shortlisted may be contacted in order to complete additional evaluation in the form of a written statement.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for  the University of Manchester 2023 Engineering the Future Scholarships for African Students  is July 13, 2023.

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