University of Leeds Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) Masters Scholarships, 2017

The Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds UK is offering the Transport Africa Masters Scholarship 2016 for students from Africa.

Scholarship Benefits:  The scholarship is a 50% tuition fee waiver.

Eligibility: 

Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain, a bachelors degree equivalent to a UK first class or upper second class honours.

b) Applicants must hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for an ITS Masters degree for the academic year commencing September 2016.

c) Applicants must be designated as ‘international fee status’ by the University of Leeds, and be domiciled in an African country.

How to apply: To apply for the scholarship applicants must

i) a statement of up to 500 words which details how and why a Masters degree from ITS would enable the applicant make a difference to transportation in their country/region, and specifically to tackle a significant problem or issue;

ii) evidence of the applicant’s outstanding ability, achievement and potential;

iii) an outline of the applicant’s career aspirations;

iv) details of their funding situation, including existing funds which are available to them, scholarship applications where the outcome is known or awaited, and other funding sources being explored.

b) Provide a supporting statement from a referee [the scholarship referee should be additional to the academic referees].

Deadline: 22nd June 2017.

For more information, visit the official site.