SOAS Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships 2022/2023

Application for SOAS Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships is ongoing!

SOAS Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships: Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable trust offer the Ferguson Scholarships for African nationals at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London UK.

About SOAS Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable trust, three Ferguson scholarships have been established for African Students (African nationals and residents in Africa), who wish to undertake a taught masters course at SOAS.

Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel consisting of three academic members.
  • The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your scholarship application.  Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.

SOAS Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships- Eligibility

Applicants FOR Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships should:

  • Be nationals of and resident in an African country
  • Hold an undergraduate degree at the first class level
  • Hold an offer of admission to pursue one of the eligible programmes by the scholarship deadline. Priority may be given to applicants with unconditional offers.  If your offer is conditional, please ensure you meet the conditions as soon as possible.
  • Applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible but no later than 1 June 2022.  If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirement as soon as possible.

Accepted Subject

  • Full-time MA African Studies
  • Full-time MA International Studies and Diplomacy

Value of Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships

Each Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarship has a total value of £25,000 which will be put towards tuition fees. If tuition fees are less than this amount the remainder will be paid out as a stipend. 

Duration of Scholarship: One year

How to Apply for Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarships 

You must follow two steps:

  • STEP 1: Apply for your programme

You must submit a complete online application for admission.  

  • STEP 2: Apply for the scholarship by 23:59 (UK local time) on 2 May 2022.

You must apply for this scholarship via the online application form.

Application Deadline

The nomination period ends by 23:59 (UK local time) on 2 May 2022.

Visit Scholarship webpage for details







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