Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)

Centre for African Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

Tel: 0113 343 5069
Fax: 0113 343 4400

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski

Postgraduate Scholarships

The University of Leeds has scholarships for African students wishing to undertake postgraduate study in African Studies in Leeds, which include:

Leeds Anniversary Research Scholarship (LARS) – various deadlines depending on Faculty but for Arts – 15 January 2016; Education, Social Sciences and Law – 11 March 2016; Performance, Visual Arts and Communications – 1 June 2016

SPDC Niger Delta-University of Leeds Postgraduate Scholarship – deadline –  22 January 2016 TBC

Commonwealth Scholarships – deadline 1 Feb 2016

Dan David Prize – deadline 10 March 2016

For eligibility and application information for the above awards use the University of Leeds Scholarships search engine – http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk (search under your Country and ‘Taught Postgraduate’ )

Other relevant schemes that may be of assistance include:

The Adrian Hastings Africa Scholarship Fund
The Fund is specifically for African applicants accepted for the doctoral programme in Theology and Religious Studies, in particular those who experience financial hardship. The Fund is not able to offer full PhD scholarships but will typically offer a bursary of £2,000-3,000 per annum to students who have already secured the majority of their funding from other sources.

The Beit Trust


The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust


The Lionel Cliffe Memorial Research Scholarship

Bursaries & Competitions

For more information on postgraduate scholarships please contact pg_scholarships@leeds.ac.uk


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