University of Sussex 2017/2018 Postgraduate Economics Scholarship in UK for African Students


Eligible Countries: sub-Saharan African countries
Type: Masters
Country to Study: United Kingdom
Scholarship Provider: University of Sussex

Scholarship Description

The Economics Department at the University of Sussex is pleased to offer masters scholarship for suitably excellent students from selected sub-Saharan African countries on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc.

The focus on selected African countries is motivated by a dearth in existing funding opportunities for well qualified African students. Our Masters programmes in both economics and development economics also benefit from having students from African backgrounds who bring important personal experiences from developing countries that can be shared with other students from more developed countries.

The scholarship is open to candidates from the following ub-Saharan African countries:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


Applicants must:

  • Have completed your undergraduate degree in Africa.
  • Have been offered and accepted a place on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc to start in September 2017.

Number of Awardees
One scholarship has been provided by the university.

Scholarship Value
The scholarship includes the full payment of the overseas tuition fee and a maintenance grant of £10,000 but does not include travel expenses to and from the United Kingdom.

Scholarship Duration
The duration of the scholarship is 1 year.

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this Scholarship, you must have been offered and accepted a place on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc to start in September 2017.

You must indicate in the finance section of your application to study at the University of Sussex that you wish to be considered for this scholarship.

No separate scholarship application is required.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for more information.

Click here to visit Scholarship webpage

The application deadline is 1st July 2017.


  1. My name is Aratso Rtega from Ethiopia. I am going to be graduated by Business and Economics faculty, department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. I would like to join MA by any available Business and Economics related department.
    Please award me through my email address or via my phone number+2519457449.
    Thank you!

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