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Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study for a Masters in Mathematical Sciences, a Masters in Particles, Strings, and Cosmology or an MSc by Thesis.
Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers full fees and accommodation for one year in Trevelyan College, and includes full catering during term time.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
- The scholarship is for a one-year taught course leading to the award of an MSc degree in Mathematical Sciences, an MSc degree in Particles, Strings and Cosmology or an MSc by Thesis in Mathematical Sciences.
- Applicants should hold a relevant honors degree of sufficient standard from a country in Africa.
- Applicants should not have previously studied at a university outside Africa.
- Applicants will need to provide evidence of possessing a qualification in the English language that meets the minimum requirement.
- Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented at Durham University.
- For the taught MScs, the awardee is required to attend all taught components of the chosen course and complete all assignments prescribed, including a dissertation. The two taught MSc programs to start on the first October 2016.
Nationality: African students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The standard minimum entry requirement to study a postgraduate program at Durham University is normally achievement of an upper second class UK honors degree (2:1) or equivalent qualification and two satisfactory academic references.
English language Requirements: Applicants will need to provide evidence of possessing a qualification in the English language that meets the minimum requirement.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted on-line through the Graduate School; see their application web pages for more details of the on-line application system. Please specify in the application form that you wish to be considered for the African student’s scholarship. If it is not possible for you to complete the on-line application form, please contact the department.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 10 June 2017.