Faculty of Science and Health

Postgraduate Scholarships

The Science Faculty offers a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for one of the following full-time taught Master's postgraduate degrees:

The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee (currently £3020 for 2018/19 entry).

The award cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University. The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year course fee and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed above.


The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:

Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a Second Class) in a relevant subject.

Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.

You will be considered for the scholarship if you:

  • Are fully self-funding
  • Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality
  • Have applied to and been offered a place on one of the eligible postgraduate degree courses.

Application procedure

There is no application form to complete. All applicants will be automatically considered for the award based upon the quality of their application form (including personal statement and academic qualifications). 


The award has two application rounds with deadlines:

  • 23 February 2018 
  • 6 July 2018

Applications submitted before each of these deadline will be automatically considered in each respective round. Successful candidates will be informed within two weeks of the deadline and must then accept the award and pay the tuition fee deposit to secure the scholarship.

For more information, contact UoP Global:

Email: sci-int@port.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 23 9284 3488