University of Birmingham 2019 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarship & How To Apply

University of Birmingham 2019 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarship & How To Apply

Application form for University of Birmingham 2019 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarship Programme is now out online for international student that wish to pursue a degree program in the institution.

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Being one of the most elite school of UK higher education, It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen’s College, Birmingham (founded in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery) and Mason Science College (established in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason), making it the first English civic or ‘red brick’ university to receive its own royal charter. It is a founding member of both the Russell Group of British research universities and the international network of research universities, Universitas 21.

The university was ranked 14th in the UK and 79th in the world in the QS World University Rankings for 2019. In 2013, Birmingham was named ‘University of the Year 2014’ in the Times Higher Education awards. The 2017 Global Employability University Ranking places Birmingham at 142nd worldwide and 10th in the UK. Birmingham is also ranked 5th in the UK for Graduate Prospects in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

University of Birmingham in conjunction Mo Ibrahim Foundation invites applications from Africans who are seeking to acquire a degree program in the institution. The scholarship program includes;

  • Full tuition fee
  • Air fare to and from the United Kingdom and visa
  • Monthly stipend of £950 for 18 months
  • Arrival allowance of £950

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): University of Birmingham, UK

Type: Masters

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have a first class Honours degree, or equivalent, and be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country.
  • Applicants must be living in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS or 580 /93 for TOEFL.

Application Process: Applications must be received through the University online application system, by 19 May 2019. In addition to the usual documents to be submitted, applicants should also upload a 500 word statement and CV. This statement should set out why the applicant is the best candidate for the scholarship.

Applicants must then send an email to Mrs Debra Beard (d.l.beard@bham.ac.uk) informing her of their wish to be considered for the Mo Ibrahim Scholarship and their ID number. Please include ‘Mo Ibrahim Scholarship’ in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline: 19th May 2019.

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