High Achiever Foundation Scholarships in Engineering and Physics for Africa 2017, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Publish Date: Nov 16, 2016

Deadline: Apr 21, 2017

High Achiever Foundation Prize for Africa (Engineering and Physical Sciences)

Be inspired and achieve your ambitions!

The University of Nottingham is in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is recognised globally for groundbreaking research and teaching excellence.

In 2017 we are offering 5 scholarships of £2,000 each towards tuition fees to students from Africa*, registering on our Engineering and Physical Sciences Foundation Certificate.

Closing date 21 April 2017 (12 midday UK time)

About the University

The Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome

“The University of Nottingham shares many of the characteristics of the world’s great universities. However, we are distinct not only in our key strengths but in how our many strengths combine: we are financially secure, campus based and comprehensive; we are research-led and recruit top students and staff from around the world; we are committed to internationalising all our core activities so our students can have a valuable and enjoyable experience that prepares them well for the rest of their intellectual, professional and personal lives.”

Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor

Who is eligible to apply?

You can apply for this high achiever prize if you:

  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) an African country* AND
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND
  • already hold an offer to start on the Engineering and Physical Sciences Foundation Certificate at Nottingham in September 2017. You must have gone firm on that offer by 21 April 2017.

*3 of these scholarships will be reserved for students from Kenya or Nigeria

About our Foundation courses

The University of Nottingham foundation courses provide an entry route to selected degrees in arts, business, engineering, science and social sciences and are an opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge needed to undertake a bachelors degree while studying at a world-class university.

You can find out more about our Engineering and Physical Sciences Foundation Certificate here.

Further information

  • Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application in late June
  • Students will only be eligible to receive this high achiever prize if they meet the conditions of their academic offer
  • The high achiever prize is for the first year only

High Achiever Foundation Prize Scholars at Nottingham

Here is what one of our 2014 High Achiever Foundation Scholarship winners says about their scholarship:

"With the scholarship, it has been easier for my parents to pay the remaining part of my fees. The scholarship has driven me to put more effort into my studies because I feel the need to excel and give back to those who have given to me... My studies have been going on quite well and I feel that I have learnt so much in such a short period. I also like that the priority of every lecturer is the students’ satisfaction."

Ihuoma Kelechi Okorie from Nigeria (pictured right), who was awarded the (discontinued) High Achiever Foundation Scholarship (Arts), and has gone on to study BA Hons International Media and Communications Studies.

To APPLY click "Further official information" below and fill the application form.

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