2016 Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships at University of Sheffield, UK

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Applications are invited for Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships for the year 2016. Up to12 scholarships (over 3 years) are targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

The aim of the university is to examine the impact of the division between further and higher education on strategies to widen participation in undergraduate education.

The University of Sheffield was founded over a hundred years ago, founded on the aspirations and financial support of the people of Sheffield. They wanted to establish a university which would benefit their economy, health and children.

If applicants want to study at the University of Sheffield, they must be able to show that their English is good enough for them to successfully complete their course.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must hold an offer for some specific master courses to study at the University of Sheffield in 2016.

English language Requirements: These are the qualifications most commonly presented by applicants. The minimum levels of achievement for postgraduate study are detailed below. However, different courses require different levels of achievement in these qualifications.

Please note that we only accept the Academic Version of the IELTS test. We do not accept IELTS Life Skills.

If applicants are presenting one of the qualifications listed in this table, it should have been completed no more than two years before of the start date of their Sheffield course.


Applicant must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories (Afghanistan, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory coast, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar , Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Where this scholarship can be taken?:


What is the study subject?:

Scholarships are available for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.

The necessary course level:

Scholarships are awarded for pursuing master degree programme.

How much is the scholarship award?:

There are four scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries. Each scholarship offers the following: A full tuition fee waiver and Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend.

How to apply this scholarship?:

The mode of application is online. Applicants will be automatically considered for the scholarship if they receive an offer to study one of the eligible courses and they are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, one of the eligible countries or territories. Their course application will be assessed by a panel of academic judges to decide whether they will progress to the final stage of the application process.

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Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 29th April 2016.

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