Fully Funded Masters Scholarships at University of Manchester in UK, 2019

Fully Funded Masters Scholarships at University of Manchester in UK, 2019

The University of Manchester is offering Masters Scholarships for Ethiopian, Ugandan, Rwandan and Tanzanian students for entry in September 2019. The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses.

These Master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The University of Manchester reputation is just one reason why Manchester is the best place for you to study for your master’s. The university offers students far more than just a qualification. Their pioneering taught courses draw upon their world-leading research and their strong links to global industry. They will quickly develop skills and gain exposure to experiences that will set you apart in the jobs market.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: We will open for applications for entry in September 2019 on August 1, 2018 and the deadline to apply is September 9, 2018 at 5pm GMT.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are offered for pursuing Master’s programmes.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are available for specific courses in engineering, environment, health sciences, development, education, textiles and law.

Chemical Engineering

  • Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc
  • Advanced Process Integration and Design MSc

Civil and Mechanical Engineering

  • Commercial Project Management MSc
  • Construction Project Management MSc
  • Engineering Project Management MSc
  • Management of Projects MSc
  • Mechanical Engineering Design MSc
  • Reliability Engineering and Asset Management MSc
  • Structural Engineering MSc
  • Thermal Power & Fluid Engineering MSc

Computer Science

  • Advanced Computer Science MSc


  • International Development MSc
  • International Development: Development Management MSc
  • International Development: Environment Climate Change and Development MSc
  • International Development: Globalisation, Trade and Industry MSc
  • International Development: Politics, Governance and Development Policy MSc
  • International Development: Poverty, Inequality and Development MSc
  • International Development: Poverty Conflict and Reconstruction MSc
  • International Development: Public Policy and Management MSc
  • Research Methods with International Development MSc
  • Management and Information Systems: Change and Development MSc (Distance Learning)
  • Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) MSc (Distance Learning)


  • Education (International) MA
  • Educational Leadership MA
  • Deaf Education MSc

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Advanced Control and Systems Engineering MSc
  • Communications and Signal Processing MSc
  • Electrical Power Systems Engineering MSc
  • Electrical Power Systems Engineering MSc (Distance Learning)
  • Renewable Energy and Clean Technology MSc


  • Environmental Governance MSc
  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Management MSc
  • Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Reconstruction MSc
  • Geographical Information Science MSc
  • Global Urban Development and Planning MSc
  • Pollution & Environmental Control MSc

Humanitarian and Conflict Response

  • Humanitarianism and Conflict Response MA
  • International Disaster Management MSc


  • Corporate Governance LLM
  • Intellectual Property Law LLM
  • International Business and Commercial Law LLM
  • International Financial Law LLM
  • International Trade Transactions LLM

Medical and Health Sciences

  • Biological Sciences MRes
  • Cell Biology MSc
  • Clinical Immunology MSc
  • Medical Virology MSc
  • Medical Microbiology MSc
  • Public Health MPH (Web-based Learning)
  • Science Communication MSc

Museum Studies

  • Art Gallery and Museum Studies MA


  • International Fashion Marketing MSc
  • International Fashion Retailing (Business Process Improvement) MSc
  • International Fashion Retailing (Multichannel Marketing) MSc
  • International Fashion Retailing MSc
  • Textile Technology (Technical Textiles) MSc
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarships cover full tuition fees, and for students who will be studying in Manchester, the award includes return international air fares, living expenses and visas. We offer two types of scholarship:
  1. One-year, full-time, on-campus master’s
  2. Part-time distance learning master’s (three to five years’ duration)
  • Nationality: This scholarship is available to students from Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to 27 scholarships (17 for full-time study and 10 for part-time study) are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available to students from Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Entrance Requirements: Our master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply for a scholarship, you must:

  • Have at least 18 months’ work experience (this includes unpaid internships or voluntary work);
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with an overall grade of excellent, or preferably a master’s degree. The awards are for academically outstanding students and typically this means that you are in the top 10% of your class;
  • Be a resident citizen of Ethiopia and have not previously studied outside Africa;
  • Be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Ethiopia;
  • Have a clear idea of how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.

English Language Requirements: An IELTS certificate is not required at the time of application. If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you will be asked to take the IELTS test. English language requirements vary by course, but in most cases you will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with no sub-test less than 5.5) or TOEFL 570 (90 IBT) to go through to the final selection round.

You can take the IELTS and TOEFL tests in Addis Ababa. Contact the British Council or TOEFL test centre for details.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Note that there is a clear separation between the process of awarding the scholarships and our admissions procedure. Scholarships are awarded entirely on merit. It is not necessary to have an academic offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. There is no advantage or disadvantage in having an academic offer. If you are selected for the scholarship you will be automatically admitted to the course of your choice.

Scholarship Link


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