You are interested in pursuing an education in UK. Good news! University of Bristol Great Scholarship is currently ongoing an application for Masters Students. In this article, we will explain more about the scholarship, its worth, eligibility and application process.
Funding towards tuition fees for one Ghanaian postgraduate candidate. In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign. The University of Bristol is a red brick Russell Group research university in Bristol, England.
The University of Bristol received its royal charter in 1909, although its history can be traced to a Merchant Venturers’ school established in 1595 and University College, Bristol, which had been in existence since 1876.
The university is organized into six academic faculties which consist of multiple schools and departments running more than 200 undergraduate courses, largely in the Tyndalls Park area of the city. The University of Bristol is the largest independent employer in Bristol.
The University of Bristol’s current academics include 21 fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 13 fellows of the British Academy, 13 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 44 fellows of the Royal Society.
The university is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities, the European-wide Coimbra Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, of which the university’s previous vice-chancellor, Eric Thomas, was chairman from 2005 to 2007.
Furthermore, the university holds an Erasmus Charter, sending over 500 students per year to partner institutions in Europe. The University of Bristol has an average of 6.4 (Sciences faculty) to 13.1 (Medicine & Dentistry Faculty) candidates for each undergraduate place.
Internationally, the 2021 QS World University Rankings rated the university at 58th overall in the world and 9th in the UK. The 2021 QS World University Rankings for Graduate Employability also placed Bristol at 58th in the world and 9th in the UK in terms of recognition with employers.
The University of Bristol was chosen as the ninth best university in the UK for the quality of graduates according to recruiters from the UK’s major firms in 2015. The Times Higher Education World University Ranking rated the university at 87th globally and 10th in the UK in 2020.
Another international ranking, the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities, placed the university 64th globally and 8th in the UK in 2019. The University of Bristol is rated 47th in the world (and 6th in the UK) in the 2016 Round University Ranking.
In addition, the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rates the University of Bristol 76th in the world. In 2019, the university rated 120th among the universities around the world by SCImago Institutions Rankings. Within the UK, the university was rated 10th overall in The Sunday Times 10-year (1998–2007) average ranking of British universities based on constant league table performance, and is a member of the ‘Sutton 13’ of top-rated universities in the UK.
Worth of University of Bristol Great Scholarship
- The University of Bristol Great Scholarship is up to £10,000 and must be used towards the cost of tuition fees for a master’s degree.
Eligibility for University of Bristol Great Scholarship
- To be eligible for University of Bristol Great Scholarship, you must be a national of Ghana, holding a Ghanaian passport.
- You must be classed as an overseas student for fee purposes to be qualified for the scholarship.
- Each candidate must already hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) to start a one-year full-time master’s degree in September 2022.
How to Apply for University of Bristol Great Scholarship
If you are interested in University of Bristol Great Scholarship and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website to apply.
Application Deadline for University of Bristol Great Scholarship
The application deadline for the scholarship is March 28, 2022.
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