Brenda Howe Africa Scholarship at NTU for Ethiopian students, 2018

Nottingham Trent University is inviting applications for Brenda Howe Africa scholarship for Ethiopian undergraduate students. Scholarships of up to a maximum of £1,000 are available in the form of a tuition fee reduction. To celebrate the award of UK University of the Year Masters Scholarships, we’ve launched some new scholarships for Ethiopian students holding an offer to study a full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught course with us in any subject.

About Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a public university in Nottingham, England. It was founded as a new university in 1992 from Trent Polytechnic (later Nottingham Polytechnic). Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design which still exists within the university today.

The University is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK. Nearly 27,000 students study with them across three campuses in Nottingham.

About Brenda Howe Africa Scholarship

Nottingham Trent University is the host of Brenda Howe Africa Scholarship, which is the scholarship arm of the institution and offers both full or partial undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship opportunities to international students especially African students.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Level/Field of study:

The scholarships are available for pursuing a full time Undergraduate and postgraduate  taught course in any subjects.

Host Nationality:

The scholarship is hosted by the Nottingham Trent University, England.

Eligible Nationality:

Scholarship is open to students from Ethiopia.

Scholarship Benefits:

These opportunities has value that includes full tuition waiver for undergraduate for a period of 4 years and 50% full tuition waiver for postgraduate program.

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Scholarship Number:

The number of offers was not specified


To be eligible for consideration of Brenda Howe Africa scholarship,

  • applicants must have been offered a place on an eligible full-time undergraduate or full-time postgraduate course (excluding MBA, GDL, LPC, BPTC and exchange students).
  • be classed as overseas students for tuition fee purposes; and
  • have an African nationality.
  • must be a citizen of Ethiopia

Application Procedure:

Complete this application form – make sure you fill in all sections.
You will be considered for all scholarships you are eligible for. Please email your form to before 16:00 GMT
(4 pm) by one of the deadlines below:

Supporting Material: 

Please write three statements to answer all three criteria below. Applicant should write around 300 words for each section. Their statements should specifically relate to their scholarship:
-Why do applicant think they should be awarded a scholarship?
-Become an NTU ambassador
-The benefits of their studies

You can download and complete the application form and get more details by clicking the Scholarship Link

Application Deadline:

the deadline of the scholarship is 16th July 2018

What are the basic things I need to know before applying for UK student visa in Ethiopia

The Tier 4 – Student (Adult) visa is for students who intend to undertake any post-16 education at a United Kingdom institution in a full time course. The Tier 4 – Student (Adult) visa is flexible and allows students to participate in both short and long term courses of at least 6 months in duration.

To qualify, students must have a confirmed offer of enrolment from a licensed education provider (sponsor), be able to maintain and accommodate themselves (or be maintained and accommodated by a host) while they are studying and show that they are able to pay their course fees.

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Tier 4 – Student (Adult) Visa Basic Requirements

The UK Home Office has set specific requirements that all applicants must meet in order to apply for a Student visa under the Tier 4 (Adult) category.

Applicants will be required to show that they have been accepted into a recognised course of study at an approved UK institution, licensed by the UK Home Office. Applicants will also be required to provide evidence that they have sufficient funds (maintenance) available to support themselves whilst in the UK without undertaking employment, other than part time and vacation work permitted for adult students.

Tier 4 – Student (Adult) Visa Entitlements

Successful applicants will be granted a visa in line with the length of their initial course of study.

The Tier 4 – Student (Adult) visa offers the student the benefit of developing an educational base in the UK while being permitted to work between 10 to 20 hours per week during term periods, depending on the course of study. Tier 4 – Student (Adult) visa holders are permitted to work full time during vacation periods without seeking further permission from the UK Home Office.

In some instances, graduate level students may be able to switch into a working visa category that could lead to settlement in the UK.

How do I apply and obtain a UK study visa in Ethiopia

To apply for a UK visa in Ethiopia you need to:

Apply online and follow the instructions to:

  • pay your fee
  • book your appointment

You have the option to pay your fee online using a credit card when making your application. Alternatively you can make payment in cash when attending your appointment at the visa application centre.

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Your appointment will be at the British Embassy in Addis Ababa – here you will:

  • submit your application form and supporting documents
  • have your photo and fingerprints (known as ‘biometric information’) taken

Comoros Street
Addis Ababa
PO Box 858

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