Foreign Scholarship - UK

University Scholarship

Africa LLM/ MSc Tercentenary Scholarship at University of Edinburgh, UK

University of Edinburgh offers Africa LLM/ MSc Tercentenary Scholarship in UK. Student of Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa or Swaziland) can apply for this scholarship. One scholarship award is offered for academic year 2013/2014. A selection criterion for scholarship is academic merit. The scholarship is provided to study on-campus LLM or the on-campus MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Edinburgh Law School. The scholarship covers the costs of postgraduate tuition fees, partial maintenance grant (£7000) for one academic year. Applications for postgraduate programmes must be made in parallel through the normal University application route.

Locations of Study


Host Institution

University of Edinburgh

Application Deadline

30th April 2013.

Level of Study


Field(s) of study

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Nationality  Required

Open for Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa or Swaziland)


Number of award(s):

One scholarship will be available each academic year.

Scholarship Provider:

University of Edinburgh, UK.

Qualifying details:

-The award is open to all suitably qualified African applicants; however, the 2013/2014 scholarship is particularly aimed at applicants who are citizens of (and normally resident in) Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa or Swaziland.

-If no suitable application is received from these countries, the scholarship will pass to the next most suitable applicant.


The mode of applying is electronically. Applicants must complete the school’s scholarship application form to indicate that they wish to be considered for this award. Completed forms should be emailed to .

Contact Information:

Ms Sandra Eden

School of Law,

University of Edinburgh

Old College, South Bridge,

Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK

Phone:  +44 (0)131 650 2627, Fax: +44 (0)131 650 6317

Email: ,  Website:

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