The London School of Economics is accepting applications for a Fully Funded UK Scholarships for African Students – 2018 also known as the Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships. There are three scholarships available each provides £30,000, towards the fees for the programme and the remainder towards living costs.
Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting satisfactory scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s (MSc) programmes.
Study Subject: The scholarships are for offer holders on the following LSE master’s programmes: Environmental and Development, Environmental Economics and Climate Change, Public Management and Governance, Finance (full-time), Finance and Private Equity, Risk and Finance, Real Estate Economics and Finance, African Development, Law and Accounting, Economics and Management, Management Information Systems and Digital Innovation, Management and Strategy, Financial Mathematics and Economics and Philosophy.
Scholarship Award: The three scholarships will each provide £30,000, towards the fees for the programme and the remainder towards living costs.
Number of Scholarships: Not Specified
To be taken at: UK
Eligible Countries: African students are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: The scholarships are for offer holders on the following LSE master’s programmes: MSc Environmental and Development, MSc Environmental Economics and Climate Change, MSc Public Management and Governance, MSc Finance (full-time), MSc Finance and Private Equity, MSc Risk and Finance, MSc Real Estate Economics and Finance, MSc African Development, MSc Law and Accounting, MSc Economics and Management, MSc Management Information Systems and Digital Innovation, MSc Management and Strategy, MSc Financial Mathematics and MSc Economics and Philosophy.
English Language Requirements: Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting satisfactory scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Application Procedure for the LSE scholarship:
Please submit the final version of any document you have written yourself (eg CV, personal statement, research proposal). If you send an updated version later on, we cannot guarantee to include it with your application before it is seen by the selectors unless it is something that we have requested from you. Make sure that the application includes the correct documents before you submit.
- Application form
- Application assessment fee
- Two academic references
- Transcripts/mark sheets and proof of existing qualifications
- Personal statement
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test and Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
- Research proposal
- Sample of written work
- English test scores
- Miscellaneous supporting documents
- Submitting your application form
- Fraud prevention
How to Apply:
To apply for LSE funding for programmes beginning in September 2018, you must:
- Submit your application for the programme (See how to apply for graduate study at LSE)
- Submit your Graduate Financial Support Application Form via the Graduate application tracker.
- Receive an offer of a place (conditional or unconditional)
Application Deadline: April 26, 2018