The UK is one of the world nations that support world education with financial aid to students. The Commonwealth, Erasmus Mundus, government, Universities are involved in the empowerment of various developing countries of the world. Nigeria is a major beneficiary in every package released by the UK. Below are TOP 50 UK SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NIGERIAN STUDENTS in 2022.

Just take your time and go through this article, the World Scholarship Forum has arranged every detail you need to be an applicant in the UK SCHOLARSHIPS.

Level of scholarship 

These scholarships are valid to candidates who seek to pursue Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs.

Top University of Dundee Postgraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students 

The University of Dundee is inviting applications for 3 different Postgraduate Scholarships from promising Nigerian students wishing to undertake degree programmes at the University.

University of Brunel Scholarships for Students in Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt 

The University of Brunel Country-specific scholarships is available to international applicants on an undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD programme starting in September 2022.

Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Sub-Saharan Africa at the University of Stirling in the UK

The University of Stirling is offering a scholarship for students from Sub-Saharan Africa for entry in September 2022. Applicants must hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on any of the full-time Masters’ programmes offered by Stirling Management School.

The Fully-funded for Masters Students: Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships at LSE– the UK

The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships are funding opportunities for students who are ordinarily resident in one of Standard Bank’s African presence countries, with a preference for residents of South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique, and South Sudan.

University of Dundee Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship for Nigerian Students r the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Postgraduate Scholarship to Nigerian students.

University of Cambridge Africa Regional Bursary in the UK

The University of Cambridge is delighted to offers Bursary to African students to pursue MBA programme. A bursary worth up to £18,000 will be awarded to a successful African candidate.

ALC Peace and Security Fellowship for Nigerian Women in the UK

The African Leadership Centre ALC is inviting applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2022.

UPDATE: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships, at UK Universities for Nigerians

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2022  packages include overseas tuition fees at Master’s degree-level and are open to candidates who are citizens of a developing Commonwealth country.

Robert Gordon University Vice-Chancellor’s Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship at Robert Gordon University is ONLY offered to international (non-UK) students pursuing a full-time undergraduate course in 2022.

The scholarship is available in all the fields of study offered by the University.

GDAI–PhD Scholarships for African Students at SOAS in the UK

Offers are up for Mo Ibrahim Foundation scholarships available for African students at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the UK.

Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa. The scholarship is awarded for undertaking Ph.D. research programme (Full time) that directly address or be applicable to the issue of Governance in Africa.

University of Edinburgh Online Commonwealth Scholarships in Global Health 

The University’s Global Health Academy has been awarded 10 fully-funded studentships across six online Masters programmes within the domain of Global Health for the 2022-2023 academic session.

Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships at Loughborough University in the UK,  for Nigerians

Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships at Loughborough University in UK  Loughborough University is glad to offer full-fee Africa scholarships for full-time taught postgraduate degree program. The scholarships oversee 100% of the course fees for applicants choosing a postgraduate taught course for one year.

British Council Future Leaders Connect Program for Emerging Leaders Worldwide in the UK

Never miss this Chance to Connect to a Long-Term Network of Emerging Leaders from Around the Globe, Who Want To Change the World through Policy Making.

Apply for the British Council Future Leaders Connect Program for Emerging Leaders Worldwide in the UK.

Nigeria Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarships – UK

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the award of 4 scholarships of £5,000 for Nigerian domiciled students applying for entry to an undergraduate programme at the University starting September 2022.

Westminster International Fully-funded Scholarships for Developing Countries  – the UK

The University of Westminster is an invitin2 application for scholarship awards aimed at aiding the tuition fee of students from a developing country intending to study a full-time Masters degree at the University.

20 Country-Specific Scholarships at Brunel University London in the UK

Brunel University London is inviting applications for Scholarships Specific to 20 countries for the academic year 2022-2023. These scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate or Ph.D. programme starting in September 2022.

University of Edinburgh Online Commonwealth Scholarships (One World One Health)

The University of Edinburgh in conjunction with the  Global Health Academy is offering 10 fully-funded studentships across five online Masters programmes within the domain of One World, One Health.

Africa Initiative for Governance Fellowships for Students from Ghana and Nigeria in the UK

The Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford is inviting applicants for the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Fellowship.

Fellowships are open to Nigeria or Ghana who wish to spend time for up to six months at the Blavatnik School between September 2022 and June 2023.

CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS: Requirements, Eligibility & Application Details

Chevening Scholarships in Nigeria are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year Masters at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

University of Westminster Disaster Regeneration Scholarship for Developing Countries 

Applications are invited for the Disaster Regeneration Scholarship. International students from a developing country/region affected by a natural or man-made disaster are eligible to apply. The intention of this scholarship is to aid in the regeneration of the affected country/region, so you must make the case for how your chosen course will facilitate this regeneration.

Loughborough University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Scholarships in the UK for Nigerians

Offers are up for the new Vice Chancellor’s Research Scholarship which offers 20% tuition fee for a PhD study to promising students who achieved a first-class undergraduate degree (or international equivalent).

BSMS Global Health Scholarship for Nigerian Applicants in the UK

Applications are invited for the BSMS Global Health Scholarships for students admitted to full-time Master’s degree in Global Health at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Global Health Research for the academic year 2022-2023.

University of Leicester Open Scholarships for International Students in the UK

The University of Leicester is inviting applications for 20 open scholarships for international students. Scholarships are available for new taught Master’s students on all full-time courses starting in September/ October 2022.

MSc : University of Strathclyde International Leader of the Future Scholarship in the UK

The Department of Strategy & Organization is inviting applications for scholarships exclusively for international students for academic session 2022. These scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree.

Social Psychology PhD Research Scholarships at the University of Kent in the UK

Offers are up for PhD research scholarships in social psychology and politics at the University of Kent for September 2022 intake. The GTA competition is open to applicants from any country1

15 University of York Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships in the UK for Nigerians

The University of York is offering 15 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships with the aid from  Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSCUK) for 10 students joining the online Masters in Public Policy and Management programme and 5 students joining the Masters of Public Administration – International Development programme, commencing their studies in September 2022.

Ghana, Kenya & Nigeria – University of Stirling International Masters Awards in Scotland

Offers are up for the 2022 University of Stirling International Masters Awards. Students entering directly onto a full-time Masters degree programmes from the selected countries are eligible to apply.

SPRU International Master Scholarships UK for Nigerians

The University of Sussex is offering 50th Anniversary International Scholarships for master studies at SPRU. Scholarships are open for all UK, Europe (Non-UK), International (Non-UK/EU) students at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU).

10 Informatics Scholarships for Postgraduates in UK

Offers are up for 10 Masters scholarships at the School of Informatics for the 2022 academic session. International students can apply for these scholarships.

IoPPN Dean’s Master Scholarships for UK/EU and International Students in the UK

The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) is glad to offer a number of bursaries and scholarships to support students with the financial commitments of postgraduate study. These awards are open to UK/EU and International applicants.

The University of Edinburgh PhD Interdisciplinary Research Training Studentship 

The School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh is advertising a studentship to support a four-year (1+3) PhD programme to study the role of interdisciplinarity in training the next generation of researchers.

Marshal Papworth Scholarships For Developing Countries’ Students In UK 

Marshal Papworth Scholarships provide opportunities for students from developing countries to gain the agricultural and horticultural skills needed to achieve a sustainable future for themselves and their communities through two scholarship programmes: Masters programme.

Goldsmiths, University of London International Scholarships in the UK

Goldsmiths University of London Scholarships is available to prospective international students.  These scholarships provide a £2,500 fee waiver for your first year of study.

Forte Foundation MBA Scholarships for International Students at Imperial College Business School in the UK

Imperial College Business School is pleased to offer Forte Foundation Scholarships which are open to all women applying to the MBA programme. The UK and international students can apply for these scholarships.

Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students at Regent’s University London, UK

Offers are on for undergraduate scholarships for the 2022 academic year. Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

University of Southampton Postgraduate Taught Talent Scholarship – UK

The University of Southampton is offering postgraduate taught talent scholarship for 2017 entry. Scholarships of £6,000 are available for students from Africa, the Middle East, South America, and India.

RUFORUM MasterCard Undergraduate and Masters Scholarships for African Students 

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in collaboration with the MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University, and Egerton University is offering scholarships to enhance the application of science, technology, business, and innovation for rural agriculture.


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