The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships offer an exciting opportunity of funding for students who are ordinarily resident in one of Standard Bankâ€™s African presence countries, with a preference for residents of South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique and South Sudan.
The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships, are generously supported by Standard Bank of South Africa Plc.
Eligible Countries: South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique and South Sudan.
Study Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science(LSE), UK
Scholarship Provider: Standard Bank of South Africa Plc
Scholarship Value:Â Â£30,000
Scholarship Duration: 1 year
Eligible Field of Study: There are scholarships available to support a student with an offer of admission on one of the following Masters programmes at the London School of Economics and Political Science:
MSc Environmental and Development
MSc Environmental Economics and Climate Change
MSc Public Management and Governance
MSc Finance (full-time)
MSc Law and Accounting
MSc Economics and Management
MSc Management Information Systems and Digital Innovation
MSc Management and Strategy
MSc Financial Mathematics
MSc Economics and Philosophy
MSc Finance and Private Equity
MSc Risk and Finance
MSc Real Estate Economics and Finance
MSc African Development
These scholarships are designed to provide the opportunity for students who currently do not have the financial means to pursue further studies of this nature.
How to Apply for this scholarships:
To be considered for this scholarship, you must have completed the 2017/18 LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form and received an offer of admission(conditional or unconditional) by 5pm UK time on 26 April 2017. You must complete Section G â€“ Personal Statement.
When you submit an application for admission to a taught masters programme, the Graduate Admissions Office will acknowledge your application and provide information about how to set up an LSE For You online account. This account will allow you to track the progress of your application for admission, and will provide you with access to the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application Form. The LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form will be available until 26 April 2017.
Selection for this scholarship will take place between May and July 2017 and we will only notify the successful recipient(s) by the end of July 2017. If you have not heard from the Financial Support Office by the end of July 2017, you must assume your application has been unsuccessful. We will notify successful applicants only.
How to apply for admission
NB: If you complete the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form, you will also be considered for support from the LSE Graduate Support Scheme. Being unsuccessful with your application to the Graduate Support Scheme does not preclude you from being considered for other awards such as this one.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 26th April 2017