The University of Manchester Merit Awards

The Global Development Institute (GDI) Merit Awards provide three full scholarships for academically excellent professionals studying a GDI campus-based master’s course commencing in September 2022. The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses, flights to the UK, and visa costs.
Person specification
Applicants are required to:
be a resident citizen of Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia or Uganda and have not previously studied outside Africa;
hold a bachelor’s degree with an Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) classification or its international equivalent;
have at least three years of relevant post-graduation work experience (this does not include unpaid internships or voluntary work);
have a clear idea of how studying in Manchester will benefit both their career and the wider community.
It is not necessary to have an academic offer of admission to apply for the scholarship.
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