Nigeria Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 2013 (£7,000), University of Sheffield UK

The University of Sheffield Nigeria Merit Postgraduate scholarships  are for Nigerians with excellent academic potential who wish to study for a  postgraduate degree at the University in September 2013. The University of Sheffield is one of the UK’s leading Universities and has produced five Nobel Prize winners in history. Many of its alumni have gone on to hold positions of great responsibility and influence around the world.

Scholarship Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

Application Deadline: Friday 28 June 2013 (Annual)

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Sheffield, UK

Number of awards: Four (4)

Scholarship Amount: £7,000

Eligible Fields of study
Any taught masters course (eg MA, MSc) which is offered at the university


To be eligible for the Nigeria Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 2013 (£7,000), applicants must be a Nigerian national or permanently domiciled in Nigeria, apply for a study place by Friday 21 June 2013 and hold an offer of a study place for entry in September 2013.

Scholarship criteria:
The Nigeria Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 2013 (£7,000) are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Sponsorship duration

One year of study

How with the Scholarship be Paid:
Each scholarship is worth £7,000 of your postgraduate taught masters degree tuition fee per year, for one year of study. The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

Method of Application
If you wish to be considered for this scholarship you need to apply for a place at the university. To apply to the University of Sheffield, see the official ‘how to apply‘ page.

Eligible students will automatically be sent details of how to apply from January 2013 onwards. Please note that applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield.

The deadline for applications is Friday 28 June 2013 and results will be announced by Friday 26 July 2013.


To apply to the University of Sheffield, see the official ‘how to apply‘ page. Or If you have any questions, or  would prefer to speak with a Sheffield representative in person, please contact The University’s West Africa Regional Officer, Mr. Tomi Lasebikan  at :

Kaplan International Colleges Ltd
South Atlantic Petroleum Towers
3rd Floor, Wing B, White Building,
Plot 98, Adeola Odeku Street
Victoria Island, Lagos

Tel: +234 (1) 660 5386
Mobile: +234 (0)703 414 1021
Fax: +234 (1)621 3224

Office hours: Mondays – Fridays 9am – 5pm

email: tomi.lasebikan@sheffield.ac.uk

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday 28 June 2013

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