Postgraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students at University of Portsmouth, UK

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth. The University of Portsmouth has an excellent reputation for quality teaching and sustained. Its commitment is to prepare students for their future career.As a member of the Faculty of Science you will be offered many opportunities.

We have close working relationships with many industrial and professional employers, which will prepare you for a career within the science field and beyond. Mature students, and those with non-standard qualifications, are particularly welcome to apply to study science at Portsmouth.

Title: Postgraduate Scholarships


  • The Faculty of Science offers a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for full-time taught master’s postgraduate degrees. 
  • The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee but please note, it cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University. 
  • The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year Masters fees and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed below:

  1. MSc Engineering Geology
  2. MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
  3. MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
  4. MSc Crisis and Disaster Management
  5. MSc Geographical Information Systems
  6. MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management


  • Applicants of Nigeria and Ghana can apply for the scholarship.

The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:

  • Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a high Second Class Lower) in a relevant subject.
  • Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.

You can apply to be considered if you:

  • Are fully self-funding
  • Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality
  • Have applied to, been offered and accepted a place on, the postgraduate degree of your choice (conditional or unconditional firm offer).
  • Have satisfied academic conditions detailed above and have met financial conditions including payment of non-refundable deposit.

  • Applicants must have previous year degree.
  • Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

Closing Date
30th June, 2017

Method of Application

  • Please submit the scholarship form to before the deadline. 
  • You will be informed of the outcome within one week after the application deadline.

Scholarship Form

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