Africa Scholarships

Ferguson Scholarship for African and Indian Students at Aston University, UK

Aston University is inviting applications for African and Indian Students for Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust scholarships for the academic year 2023-2024.

To be eligible, applicants must be national from an African or an Indian country and Hold a 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant subject for the course they are applying for. The scholarship winner will receive seven scholarships of £10,500 will be exclusively available.

Aston University is a public research institute situated in Birmingham, England. The university was based in 1895. Today, the institute is among the best for global and British students and stands at 561-570 places in QS World University Rankings 2023 and 717th in Best Global Universities.

Why choose to study at Aston University? Aston University desires to furnish high-quality teaching and student support and become the UK’s leading university for students desiring to grow in business and professions. It is a professional and ambitious university on a safe and friendly campus enjoyed by a global, multicultural community. Aston is scornful to say that it conducts original research and enterprise and inspires teaching that delivers local and global impact.

Application Deadline: 19th May 2023.

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Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Aston University
  • Department: Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust
  • Course Level: Postgraduate taught programs
  • Award: £10,500
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 7
  • Nationality: Africa and India
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: African and Indian Students are eligible to apply.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded to Students applying for one of the following postgraduate taught programs:
  • MSc Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
  • MSc Drug Delivery
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • MSc Pharmacokinetics
  • MSc Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine
  • MSc Psychology (Conversion program)
  • MSc Health Psychology
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Candidates must hold a conditional or unconditional offer for one of the above courses.
  • Applicants must be a national from India or an African country.
  • Applicants must hold a 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant subject for the course they are applying for.
  • Applicants provide a strong personal statement when submitting their course application.
  • Applicants must be self-funded students.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants must apply for their chosen course through the university’s online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: To apply, you should contact the universities’ admissions staff to discuss your admission requirements.
  • Admission Requirements: In order to apply for the scholarship, firstly, you need to get admission to the university.
  • Language Requirement: Candidates must meet the English proficiency requirements for entry to Aston University.


Aston University will provide seven scholarships of £10,500 will be exclusively available to students from Africa and India for the 2023/24 academic year.

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Magembe Solomon

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