University of Dundee Global Scholarships 2024/2025 | How to Apply

University of Dundee Scholarships for African Students are currently ongoing. So, in this article, we will discuss more about the scholarship, its value, eligibility, and application process.


University of Dundee Global Scholarships


Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships for African Students at the University of Dundee are offered for postgraduate, and undergraduate in the field of courses offered by the university.

The University is a public research university in Dundee and was established as a college in 1881 with a donation from the famous Baxter family of fabric makers.


The university was, for most of its early existence, a central college of the University of St Andrews, alongside United College and St Mary’s College, based in the city of St Andrews itself. However, after the important increase, the University of Dundee gained independent university status by royal charter in 1967, retaining much of its former heritage and governance structure.

The University of Dundee’s main campus is situated in Dundee’s West End, which contains most of the university’s teaching and research facilities, the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee Law School and Dental Hospital and School.

The university also has extra facilities at Ninewells Hospital, which contains its medical school Perth Royal Infirmary, which houses a clinical research centre, and in Kirkcaldy, Fife, which contains school of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The University of Dundee traces its history to the former University College located in Dundee and the University of St Andrews. However, during the 19th century, Dundee’s growing population notably increased the demand for the formation of an institution of higher learning in the city and different organizations were founded to further this goal, including a university club in the city.

The university has grown a lot since gaining independence, from just four converted buildings when the University College was established in 1881, the university has grown to consist of over fifty today.

As of 2018, the University of Dundee is ranked among the top 300 universities in the world according to major global rankings (ARWU, QS, Times, and CWTS Leiden); ranked 42nd in the CWTS Leiden Ranking, 272nd in the QS World University Rankings and 201-300 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The 2016’s 150 Under 50 rankings consist of institutions under the age of 50 ranked 16th university globally and 1st in the UK.

According to the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, the strongest subjects at the University of Dundee are Life Sciences ranked 55th in the world and Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health, ranked 86th.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject rank Life Sciences and Medicine 146th worldwide in 2018. In the top three UK university rankings 2020 (CUG, Guardian and Times), Dundee’s course offerings in Dentistry, Forensic Science and Archaeology, Law and Medicine are in the top ten nationally. Biological Sciences, Business Management, Anatomy and Physiology, Art, Education, Fashion and Textiles and Medical Technology are among the top ten nationally in at least one of the rankings.

Benefits of the University of Dundee Global Scholarships

The University of Dundee is offering scholarships of £5,000 per year of study – up to a maximum of £25,000 for applicants living in Africa.

Eligibility for University of Dundee Global Scholarships

You must meet all of the following criteria for University of Dundee Global Scholarships:

  • Have an offer to study
  • A full-time undergraduate degree, excluding any Faculty of Medicine or School of Dentistry coursework OR A full-time graduate degree course with 180 credits over 1 year.
  • If you are taking a full-time 2-year postgraduate course, you may be eligible for the award in both years.
  • Be domiciled in an African country (see below for a full list of eligible countries).
  • Must-Have international fee status as determined by the University.

Available for 53 African countries.

Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Lioness, Somalia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, South Sudan, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Togo, Uganda, Zambia.

How to Apply for University of Dundee Global Scholarships

You must apply to study a course at the University first and your eligibility will be assessed as part of your course application. The University of Dundee will notify you in writing if you receive a scholarship.

Application Deadline for University of Dundee Scholarships

The application deadline for the University of Dundee Scholarships is not specified, but it is always open.


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