• University
    of Sheffield


6 May 2022

in:  UK

course starts Sept 2022


University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to international development.
One of the themes of our 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.

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 three scholarships per year targeted at
international students from developing countries for several courses that are
affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.


are three scholarships available to academically strong individuals from
developing countries. Each scholarship offers the following:

full tuition fee waiver

for University accommodation and a monthly stipend


must hold an offer by 6 May 2022 for one of the following courses to study at
the University of Sheffield in the 2022/23 academic year:

  • International
    Development MA
  • Environmental
    Change and International Development MSc
  • International
    Development (Masters in Public Health) MPH
  • International
    Law and Global Justice LLM
  • International
    Political Economy MA
  • Global
    Journalism MA
  • International
    Public and Political Communication MA
  • Intercultural
    Communication MA

  1. You
    must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  2. You
    must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research
    council, government, private enterprise, charity, or any similar organization.
  3. This
    scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards,
    either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
  4. Your
    mode of attendance must be full-time.
  5. You
    must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2022. This
    scholarship cannot be deferred.
  6. Receipt
    of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached
    to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
  7. Receipt
    of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the
    University in September 2022.
  8. You
    must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following
    countries or territories: 

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • The central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • The Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • The Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • West Bank and Gaza Strip
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

How to apply

You will be automatically considered for the
scholarship if you receive an offer to study one of the eligible courses and
you are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, one of the eligible
countries or territories

Your course application will be
assessed by a panel that will decide whether you will progress to the final
stage of the application process. If you are selected for the next stage we
will contact you before 14 May 2022 to invite you to apply, if you haven’t
heard from me by this date, unfortunately, you have not been selected this

Please use our postgraduate
online application system
 to submit your application for an
eligible course.

Selection process

If you are selected for the final
stage of the application process we will contact you before 14th May 2022. At
this point, we may ask you to submit a short personal statement or application
form to support your application. Further details of the selection process will
be provided at this point. 

If you have any questions about this award please email internationalscholarships@sheffield.ac.uk