African Scholarships

The University has partial scholarships for self-funding students from Africa.

About the scholarship

We have partial scholarships of £3,000 available for self-funding students domiciled in Africa starting a course at Edinburgh Napier in September 2018 or January 2019.


In order to be eligible for this award, you must be:

  • domiciled in Africa at the time of application
  • self-funding your course
  • holding an offer to study a bachelors or masters course in September 2018 or January 2019

If you have discounted tuition fees from a partner university or are in receipt of another scholarship, you would not be are not eligible.

Selection process

The number of scholarships is limited and they are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you meet the following selection criteria:

  • you meet the eligibility criteria detailed above
  • you have made your £3,500 deposit payment towards your fees.

There is no additional application process for this scholarship.

Details for your visa

The scholarship amount will be shown on the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) email that we issue for your Tier 4 Student Visa application.

Contact us

Students from Ghana and Nigeria

Please contact Damilola Oyegoke in our West Africa office (Lagos) or Buchi Chinwuba in our West Affice office (Abuja) if you have any questions about this scholarship. 

Students from the rest of Africa

Please contact Neil Austin in our Edinburgh office if you have any questions about this scholarship.