Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students in UK 2019

The University of Stirling in the UK offers Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students to pursue full-time master’s programme offered by the Management School for entry in September 2019.

The Dorothy Nicol Scholarship was established in 2012 by Professor Douglas Brodie in memory of his mother.  He and his partner, Lilian Haire, are supporters of the Aspire to Africa Foundation.

In recognition of the importance of providing a life-changing opportunity to talented students, the Stirling Management School co-funds the Dorothy Nicol Scholarship to provide an award covering the full costs of the course tuition fee for a student from Sub-Saharan Africa joining any Masters course at the University of Stirling Management School in September 2019.

Stirling is an international university that welcomes the world with proud Scottish hospitality. Thinking and working globally is part of their daily teaching and research practice. They have partnerships with over 70 universities worldwide while the contribution from her international students and staff from all over the world is crucial to their continued success and global outlook. They offer their students experiences of a lifetime through their Study Abroad programme and prepare them to thrive as global citizens in an increasingly connected world.

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The requirements for a specific English Language test score such as IELTS or TOEFL may be waived if instruction and assessment of applicant’s first-degree study have been in English.
The scholarship is available for pursuing full-time masters programme to study the subjects offered by Stirling Management School. 

Worth of Award

The Dorothy Nicol Scholarship is generously funded to offer £15,950 towards overseas tuition fees of a student from Sub-Saharan Africa. 


  • This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the strength of the personal statement.
  • Applicants must be from Sub-Saharan Africa and hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on any of the full-time Master’s courses offered by the Management School for entry in September 2019.
  • Those applicants applying for the MBA must also have at least five years’ work experience
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How to Apply

  • Complete the application form ensuring that all sections are answered legibly.
  • Provide a statement of up to 700 words outlining why a scholarship would help you, and what your career or educational aims are for the five year period after you graduate.

Deadline: The deadline for application is April 30, 2019.


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