University of Birmingham Scholarship in UK 2022

University of Birmingham scholarship

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is funding the University of Birmingham scholarship for the academic year 2022. This fully-funded scholarship is open for students pursuing MSc in International Development (governance and state-building). 

Mo Ibrahim Foundation scholarship is offered for 2 years, including full funding of tuition fee for one year. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation also offers a one-year internship along with the degree. Students will work for 6 months with IDD on research projects and academics and GSDRC. The remaining 6 months of internship will be at Mo Ibrahim Foundation in London.

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation scholarship gives notable credits to the students of the following subjects 

  • International Development (20 credits)
  • Development Policy and Politics (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits).

If students are enrolled in any one of the following courses, then the credit points will be as follows: 

  • Governance and State-building (20 credits)
  • Democracy, Dictatorship and Development (20 credits)
  • Optional modules (60 credits)

Here are more details about the University of Birmingham scholarship

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  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Eligible Regions: African countries
  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
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    Eligibility Criteria :

    Here are the eligibility criteria for the University of Birmingham scholarship

    • The candidate must be a student of MSc in International development.
    • Students from African countries can apply. 
    • Candidates applying must be a national of any African country or a resident.
    • Candidates of Sub-Saharan Africa will be given preference.
    • The candidate must hold a first-class honors degree or equivalent from an approved university. 
    • 6.5 IELTS band is required or 580/93 TOEFL score as English proficiency proof. 
    • Candidates must also be fluent in spoken English as well as writing. 
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    Benefits :

    Here are the benefits of the University of Birmingham scholarship 2022:

    • Mo Ibrahim Foundation will cover full tuition fee for the MSc program.
    • The airfare will be covered to and from the United Kingdom.
    • Obtaining Visa costs will be covered.
    • Candidates will receive a monthly stipend of £950 for their daily expenses. The stipend will be offered for 18 months. 
    • £950 will be given, when you arrive in the UK, as an allowance for covering the accommodation costs.
    • For the last 6 months, candidates will be directly funded by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. These 6 months are for the internship at Mo Ibrahim Foundation.  

    Required Documents:

    • Updated CV/resume.
    • Letter of interest (500 words). 
    • Academic Documents. 

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    Application Process:

    • Candidates who are interested in applying for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation scholarship shall apply via the online application system of the University of Birmingham.
    • After completing the application form, you will be requested to submit your updated CV, supporting documents and a statement of interest. Your statement of interest shall elaborate on why you deserve this scholarship. 
    • Applications must be submitted before the deadline i.e., March 31st, 2022.
    • Once you submit the required documents, you must send your application ID number to the given email. ([email protected]) set subject as Mo Ibrahim Scholarship.

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