University of Nottingham’s 2024 Postgraduate Excellence Award Targeting African Students

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The Africa Postgraduate Excellence Award represents the University of Nottingham’s scholarship initiative, specifically tailored to assist international students from Africa who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and genuine dedication to their chosen field of study.

Unleash your potential with our Africa Postgraduate Excellence Award, a scholarship covering tuition fees for master’s students residing in Africa.


  • We offer scholarships ranging from £4,000 to £8,000 to cover full-time master’s tuition fees for exceptionally high-achieving international students living in Africa.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Reside in Africa
  • Be categorized as an overseas student for fee purposes
  • Hold an offer to commence a full-time master’s program (including MRes) for the 2024–25 academic year in any subject area at the University of Nottingham, UK.

Selection Process:

In your application, you will be asked about your accomplishments, study plans, reasons for selecting our institution, and details of predicted grades (if applicable). Ensure you allocate sufficient time to craft compelling responses. We will evaluate your answers and academic merit when making scholarship decisions.

Please note that there is a strict word count limit for all questions, specified at the end of each question. The application system does not automatically enforce this limit, so it’s advisable to review your application before submission. Responses exceeding the specified word count may not be considered.

Method of Application:

You must first apply for and receive an offer to study a full-time master’s program (including MRes) for the 2024–25 academic year at the University of Nottingham before applying for this scholarship. Explore available courses and learn how to apply.

If you have an offer for a taught master’s program, you can apply through the scholarships section of our application system, NottinghamHub.

If you have received an offer for an MRes program, kindly contact the scholarship team at for guidance on the application process.

For Further Information:

Application Deadline: May 15, 2024

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