Scholarships & funding opportunities

Dr Alex Ekwueme Commemorative Scholarship

The Faculty of Engineering at Strathclyde is delighted to offer the Dr Alex Ekwueme Scholarship for a Nigerian student planning to commence their postgraduate taught programme in the Faculty of Engineering in September 2022.

  • Number of scholarships One
  • Value £5,000
  • Opens 24 February 2022
  • Deadline 1 July 2022
  • Help with Living costs

Eligibility

This award is open to an international fee paying student from Nigeria who has applied to a postgraduate taught degree in the Faculty of Engineering at Strathclyde with a September 2022 start date.

Further Information

The Faculty of Engineering at Strathclyde is delighted to offer the Dr Alex Ekwueme Scholarship for a Nigerian student commencing their postgraduate taught programme in engineering in September 2022.

Dr Ekwueme has a close affiliation with Strathclyde, having obtained his PhD in Architecture from Strathclyde. In 1979, he was elected the first Vice-President of Nigeria.

The value of the award is £5,000 and will be awarded as a contribution to accommodation and living costs during the duration of study at Strathclyde.

Part of the application process includes completing a short application form and providing a personal statement of no more than 500 words that outlines why you believe you are a suitable candidate for the award.

Applicants to this scholarship must hold an offer to study a postgraduate taught programme within the Faculty of Engineering in September 2022.