The University of Manchester will be offering up to four scholarships for selected master’s courses to applicants from Ethiopia. Manchester University Scholarships for Ethiopian Students 2018/19.

Application Deadline: 31st January 2018

Eligible Countries: Ethiopia

To be Taken at (country): UK

Type: Masters

Eligibility: Our master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply for a scholarship, you must:

  • have at least 18 months’ work experience (this includes unpaid internships or voluntary work);
  • hold a bachelor’s degree with an overall grade of excellent, or preferably a master’s degree. The awards are for academically outstanding students and typically this means that you are in the top 10% of your class;
  • be a resident citizen of Ethiopia and have not previously studied outside Africa;
  • be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Ethiopia;
  • have a clear idea of how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.

Value of Award: The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses.

Duration of Award: Duration of candidate’s chosen course

How to Apply: You don’t need to have an offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. Please do not apply for master’s admission separately; if your scholarship application is successful then an academic offer will be made.

Award Provider: University of Manchester. More details and website.

Important Notes: Note that there is a clear separation between the process of awarding the scholarships and our admissions procedure. Scholarships are awarded entirely on merit. It is not necessary to have an academic offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. There is no advantage or disadvantage in having an academic offer. If you are selected for the scholarship you will be automatically admitted to the course of your choice.