Scholarship in the UK for Nigerian Student
Scholarship in the UK for Nigerian Student

Scholarship in the UK for Nigerian Student


Studying in the United Kingdom is an expensive education dream for many Nigerian Students. Despite that fact, Nigerian students toil hard, day and night, to accomplish their goal and bring down the sustaining and worrisome monetary obstacle to fulfill their overseas education dream. Realising the international students’ aspiration of wanting to study in the UK, the government has come up with many scholarships to fund their education. Later, the UK’s private universities and non-governmental organizations subsequently decided to fund international students’ education. This gesture acts as a warm way of welcoming the international and Nigerian students into their country to get a quality and world-class education and to help them have a strong academic foundation to commence and have established careers successfully.
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The United Kingdom has essentially paved the way for Nigerian students to get access to the empowering academic education that uplifts the students' lives. Despite their financial situation, all deserving students can live their dream of experiencing the necessity and research-based instruction to achieve their career goals. Henceforth, the royal land has rolled out many forms of scholarships such as fully-funded, partially funded, and skill-based scholarships that cater to the financial needs of the aspiring students. Below we have listed many forms of UK scholarships that may be fully funded or partially funded for all kinds of study programs with the exact scholarship amount. We hope this information is sufficient to proceed further with your scholarship application.

S.No

Name of the Scholarship

Eligibility

Amount in GBP

1.

British Chevening Scholarships for International Students

Postgraduate Program 

GBP 18,000

2.

Commonwealth Masters Scholarships

Masters and PhD

GBP 15,960

3.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Scholarship

Masters Program

GBP 48,000

4.

A.S Hornby Educational Trust Scholarship

Masters Degree

Varies according to the courses.

5.

Felix Scholarships

Postgraduate Program

GBP 78,840

6.

Rhodes Scholarship

Postgraduate Program

GBP 59,490

7.

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships

Postdoctoral Fellowship

GBP 1400

8.

Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships

Doctoral Degrees

No specific amount

9.

Inlaks Scholarships

Masters, MPhil or Doctorate Program

GBP 76,828

10.

Scotland Saltire Scholarships

Masters Program

GBP 8000

We are also listing the popular and rewarding UK scholarships given for each study program. Students are advised to learn and adequately research each scholarship to know how well they can be financially benefitted and the additional amounts they need.

Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students in UK

S.No

Name of the Scholarship

Eligibility

Amount in GBP

1.

Simmons University Kotzen Scholarships

UG

GBP 3000

2.

GEMS International Undergraduate Scholarships

UG

GBP 2000

3.

University of Bristol Think Big Scholarship

UG

GBP 20,000

4.

Goldsmith International Response Scholarship

UG

GBP 8,825

5.

University of Exeter Undergraduate Scholarships

UG

GBP 15,000

6.

Westminister Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships

UG

GBP 5000

7.

The Marshall Scholarships

UG

GBP 8,825

Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students in UK

S.No

Name of the Scholarship

Eligibility

Amount in GBP

1.

University of Reading Masters Scholarship

Masters

GBP 5000

2.

Cardiff University Elite International Scholarships

Masters

GBP 3000

3.

Queen’s University Belfast International Scholarships

Masters

GBP 2400

4. 

Marshall Scholarships

Masters

GBP 30,000

5.

University of Edinburgh Global Scholarships

Masters

GBP 1000 - GBP 15,000

6.

Clarendon Scholarships by University of Oxford

Masters

GBP 15,009

7.

Castlesmart Scholarships

Masters

GBP 6000

8.

Chevening Scholarships UK

Masters

GBP 18,000

9.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Masters

GBP 17,848

10.

University of East Anglia Scholarship

Masters

GBP 4000

MBA Scholarships in UK

S.No

Name of the Scholarship

Eligibility

Amount in GBP

1.

MBA Visionary Scholarship by the University of Strathclyde

MBA

GBP 5000

2.

Commonwealth Masters Scholarships

MBA

GBP 15,960

3.

GREAT Scholarships

MBA

GBP 10,000

4.

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships

MBA

GBP 1400

5.

Inlaks Scholarships

MBA

GBP 76,828

6.

Felix Scholarship

MBA

GBP 15,840

7.

The Cranfield Trust Scholarships 

MBA

GBP 36,000

8.

Chevening Scholarship

MBA

GBP 18,000

9.

IKOS Scholarships

MBA

GBP 40,000

10.

Women in Leadership Scholarship

MBA

GBP 14,926

 

PhD Scholarships in UK for International Students

S.No

Name of the Scholarship

Eligibility

Amount in GBP

1.

The Royal Society Grants

PhD

GBP 41,340

2.

Imperial College London President’s PhD Scholarship

PhD

GBP 21,800

3.

The Newton Bhabha Fund

PhD

Varies according to Courses

4.

Goa Education Trust Scholarships

PhD

GBP 251

5.

Carnegie PhD Scholarships

PhD

GBP 17,400

6.

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

PhD

GBP 90,750

7.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

PhD

GBP 17,848

8.

Saltire Scholarships

PhD

GBP 8000

9.

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships

PhD

GBP 1400

10.

Euraxess Scholarships

PhD

GBP 17,500

Universities in UK for International Students Scholarships

S.No

Name of the University

Name of the Scholarship

Eligibility

Amount in GBP

1.

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Doctoral College Scholarship

Doctoral Program

GBP 15,609

2.

Coventry University

Coventry Academic Performance Scholarship

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Program

GBP 1500

3.

University of West London

University of West London International Ambassador Scholarships

Undergraduate and Postgraduate program

GBP 5000

4.

University of Cambridge

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

PhD

GBP 17,848

5.

University of the Arts London

UAL Vice Chancellor’s Postgraduate International Scholarships

Masters Program

Both GBP 5000 and GBP 25,000

How to Get Scholarship in UK?


The UK offers numerous scholarships for Nigerian and International students through its government body, private universities, NGOs and other private welfare bodies. So there is no shortage of financial aid for students to aim for their higher education. Students have to keep an eye on the open and available opportunities and find the correct destination to apply for the scholarships successfully.

After much research, we have found the simple ways or steps to apply for UK scholarships. Following these steps will be sufficient to apply for the same effectively.

The foremost important thing students should know is that only if the university accepts their application for admission, they are eligible to apply for the scholarships offered by their university. 

So getting back to the steps,

  • Once your admission application is confirmed, start looking for scholarships according to your merit score.
  • Look for the Scholarship deadline.
  • Check the additional requirements like academic transcripts attached along with the scholarship application.
  • Submit a Letter of Reference.
  • Submit a Statement of Intent or Statement of Purpose.
  • Finally, submit your scholarship application.

Studying in the UK is not as easy as we think. It requires lots of hard work and the ambition to score exceptionally well in your secondary or tertiary level of education, depending on your study program. But irrespective of your study program, AECC Global is here to assist you with your higher education journey in the UK. Our expert counsellors will direct you on the correct path and give you the confidence and the boost to continue your abroad education journey.

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