University of Manchester Full-time Masters Scholarships 2020/2021 for Ugandan Students

Published Date: August 29, 2019

Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

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The University of Manchester is offering a scholarship for selected master’s courses to Ugandan applicants for the year 2020/2021.

Application deadline: 31st August 2019, 5 pm GMT.

Eligible countries: Ugandan

The country scholarship is taken: UK

Level/field of study:



The scholarship is designed for talented applicants, particularly from disadvantaged backgrounds.

To apply for the scholarship, applicants must;

– Have a minimum of two years relevant post-graduation work experience, but not including voluntary work or unpaid internships

– Hold a first or upper second class undergraduate degree or its equivalent

– Be a Ugandan citizen and must not have previously studied outside Africa

– Be committed to returning home after studies to make positive impact on the future of his/her home country

– Have a clear understanding of how studying in Manchester will benefit their career and the community at large

– Demonstrate competency in English Language

Number of awardees

The total number of scholarships available is 28; 18 for fulltime and 10 for part-time. This is available to students from Ugandan, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.

Value of Scholarship:

This grant for school will cover full tuition fees, living expenses, and return international airfares

Duration of scholarship

This would be the duration of the candidate’s chosen course

Application process

Applications must be submitted online via SmartSurvey. The closing date for submission for September 2020 entry is 31st August, 2019. Applications are not to be sent via email.

The following are what will be needed to apply;

– Degree certificates and transcript, which shows the subjects are taken and grades obtained

– Evidence of proficiency in the English Language

– Two up-to-date signed references. The references must be on letter headed paper and should be addressed to Equity and Merit Scholarships at the University of Manchester.