MSc and PhD Scholarships in African Studies at the University of Edinburgh

Citizens of an African country who wish to further pursue African studies and international development are invited to apply for a full scholarship at the University of Edinburgh. The scholarship is a package deal that covers both MSc and PhD studies. The deadline is on Tuesday 30th March 2021.

The scholarships at the University of Edinburgh were made possible through generous funding from the Stephen Gordon Catto Charitable Trust.

The programme at the Centre of African Studies will accommodate aspiring researchers who will enroll in September 2021.

The funding will cover full fees as well as a monthly maintenance stipend throughout the one-year MSc and subsequent three years of PhD study.

These scholarships have been designed as a combined package in order to enable those who may not feel they have sufficient research experience to embark on a PhD to get that grounding with an MSc.

The deadline is on Tuesday 30th March 2021.


Main Criteria

Undergraduate in the social sciences from an accredited university in Africa is required.

Candidates should be citizens of an African country.

A two-page summary of your research proposal, a cover letter, a reference letter, and an academic CV are necessary.

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