Africa scholarships

University of Salford student

We are pleased to offer scholarships to high-achieving students from Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, based on academic merit. Find out more about this scholarship and how you can apply.

Scholarship details

This scholarship is worth £3000. To be eligible you must be an offer holder starting a programme in 2018/19 or 2019/20.

Undergraduate applicants

Undergraduate applicants must achieve A level grades ABB or equivalent. Please see the table below for equivalent qualifications:

Equivalent undergraduate qualifications

Nigeria

OND with a grade of distinction

A recognised foundation year scoring 70% or higher

The first year of a university degree with a grade point average of 3/4 or higher

Ghana

A recognised foundation year at 70%

The first year of a university degree with a grade point average of 3/4 or higher

Cameroon

Baccalaureat scoring a minimum of 14/20

The first year of a university degree with a grade point average of 3/4 or higher

Zimbabwe

A recognised foundation year at 70%

Kenya

Ordinary diploma at 60%

University diploma at 60%

Uganda

UACE with three subjects at BBB or above

Tanzania

ACSE/EAACE with three subjects at BBB or above

Postgraduate applicants

If you are a postgraduate applicant you must achieve a minimum of a second class upper degree and meet the conditions of your offer by the admissions deadline. For applicants from Cameroon, the equivalent is a bachelor's degree with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (anglophone and francophone systems).

How to apply

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, to receive the funding you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified. 

Terms and conditions

You may apply for this scholarship if you have already been awarded a different scholarship. However, in line with our terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship - the one with the highest value.

Find more scholarships

Learn more about the range of scholarships available to international students. If you would like to speak to a member of our team about scholarships, please email international@salford.ac.uk