Each year, the University of Sheffield offers the Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships. The awards are exclusively intended to students from one of the selected developing countries. The winning students will receive benefit of tuition fee waiver and monthly stipend.
The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to International Development. One of the themes of the University’s strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting and increasing the volume of the work that we do to improve the lives of others through our international relationships, locally and abroad’. Building on this commitment the University, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is now able to offer 12 scholarships (over 3 years) targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.
There are four scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries. Each scholarship offers the following:
- A full tuition fee waiver
- Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend
Level and Area of Studies
The scholarship is eligible for one of the following courses:
- MA Cities and Global Development
- MA International Development
- MSc in Environmental Change and International Development
- MPH in International Development
- MSc in International Social Change and Policy
- MA Global and Political Economy
- MA International Politics
Place of Study
At the University of Sheffield in UK.
Eligibility and Criteria
- You must hold an offer for one of the courses listed above to study at the University of Sheffield in 2019.
- You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
- You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organisation.
- This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
- Your mode of attendance must be full time.
- You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2016. This scholarship cannot be deferred.
- Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
- Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2019.
- You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the developing countries or territories as listed at the link below.
Candidates should be the citizens of one the eligible developing countries.
Please see the guideline at the link below.
Please ensure to have an offer by 30 April 2019.
If you have any questions about this award please email