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2014 Scholarship for Nigerian and Ghanaian Students

Postgraduate scholarship programmes is now available in University of Portsmouth, and it is intended for international students mainly from Ghana and Nigeria. The numbers of scholarship varies, and they all are for Nigerian and Ghanaian students who pursue master’s postgraduate degree level. Receipts of programme can have a 20% reduction in the overall of tuition fee. Paying attention to a brief information regarding the scholarship programmes, sure this one will be fitting those of Nigerian and Ghanaian students who are looking for opportunity to continue their education (in Master’s degree level) in one of European country. Closing date of the scholarship is 31st July 2014. Up until this point, let us have a check on more information relates to the scholarship.

Subject of Study

The scholarship is designed for Nigerian and Ghanaian students who’d like to show their interest to study Environmental Geology and Contamination, Geological and Environmental Hazards, Engineering Geology, and Crisis and Disaster Management (within the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences). Plus, the programme provides opportunities for students to study Marine Resource Management and Geographical Information Systems and Coastal (within Department of Geography). Both the faculties are available at University of Portsmouth.

Provider of Scholarship

The only provider of the scholarship is University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom.


There are few conditions to be met by applicants. They were including:

Applicants come from Ghana or Nigeria, and must be able to show some proof that they hold Nigerian or Ghanaian nationality.

Ghanaian applicants should hold a Second Class Upper (minimum), whereas Nigerian applicants share the same terms with additional condition that require them to hold G.P.A 3.0/5. Both Nigerian and Ghanaian students should be in a relevant subject;
Fully self funding;
Applicants should have been accepted and offered a place on any Master’s degree of their choice;
Applicants must have satisfied academic conditions;
Applicants must have met financial conditions, i.e. payment for non refundable deposit.

Who can Apply

People who can apply for the scholarship are Nigerian and Ghanaian students, who hold one of the nationalities as required by the program.

Scholarship Coverage

A number of scholarships are available, and these come from the Science faculty of University of Portsmouth. The programmer also covers 20% of tuition fee, so that students find their 20% of fee covered. You can find more information about the scholarship by opening Official Website of Scholarship here:
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