Loughborough University is offering full scholarships for postgrad students from Africa.

Realise your full potential at Loughborough University. The atmosphere and team spirit on campus inspire and empower people to achieve extraordinary things. This progressive and ambitious attitude is reflected in their success as one of the top-performing universities in the country.

Loughborough University is a welcoming place where staff and students should feel they can be themselves. Across everything they do, they are working together to create a better future for everyone.

The Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year.

Students will be expected to fund their travel and maintenance costs through other sources. Evidence of maintenance funds must be included in the scholarship application.

Application process and eligibility criteria

The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:

  • Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
  • Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a first-class honours degree)
  • Commitment to return to their home country on completion of their postgraduate programme
  • Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return
  • Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
  • Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved


Applications for 2024/25 entry are now open, with a deadline of 14 June 2024.

Are you interested in this scholarship or studying abroad elsewhere? You can get in touch with us by filling out a contact form or emailing sastudy@sableinternational.com.

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