Alina

Alina Hong Anh |   Medicine Student - Vietnam - Scholarship Recipient 2021/2022

Galway is also a wonderful city to live in as an international student. There is something about Galway and its unique dynamic that makes it so memorable. You can experience both the tranquillity and peacefulness of a small city as well as the fun and busy vibe of a city at night.

 

Sub-Saharan African Student Scholarships for 2022/2023 are now closed

University of Galway is committed to attracting high calibre students from around the world. To this end, the University offers a range of merit based partial tuition fee waivers to eligible students. 

Awards for Sub-Saharan African students are valued from €1,000 up to 50% tuition fee waivers for those commencing study at University of Galway in September 2022.  

Eligibility

Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students from Sub-Saharan Africa that have accepted an offer to study at University of Galway commencing September 2022 will be considered for these awards. 

Our Sub-Saharan African Scholarships are available to high-achieving students from Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

How to Apply

Scholarships applicants are assessed based on academic merit. In addition, applicants will be asked to submit a Personal Scholarship Statement. (500 words maximum) covering the following points: 

  • Your interest in coming to University of Galway.
  • Why you believe you are a good candidate for this scholarship.
  •  How will you promote links with University of Galway, both during your scholarship tenure and as alumni?

Deadline

Round 1: Opened in February; opened to all students that have accepted their offer on/before 28th March - round 1 awards closed on Thursday 31st March.  

Round 2: Opened on Friday 1st April and round 2 awards closed on Friday June 17th.  

Assessment Process

Round 1: Announcements will be made in early April. 

Round 2: Announcements will be made in July.  

College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies

 The College of Art, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies are awarding African students scholarships valued at €1,000 and €2,000 for those commencing study in their college in September 2022. 

For more information on courses offered by the College of Art, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies you can visit here.

College of Business, Public Policy, & Law

The College of Business, Public Policy, & Law are awarding several different Student Scholarships ranging from €1,000 up to 50% tuition fee waivers. All applicants who have already accepted their offer from the College of Business, Public Policy, & Law are invited to apply. 

For more information on courses offered by the College of Business, Public Policy, & Law you can visit here.

College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences

The College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences are awarding two African Postgraduate students scholarships valued at €2,000 each for those commencing study in their college in September 2022.

For more information on courses offered by the College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences you can visit here.

College of Science and Engineering

The College of Science and Engineering are awarding Sub-Saharan African Undergraduate student scholarships valued at €4,000 each for those commencing study in their college in September 2022. 

The College of Science and Engineering are awarding Sub-Saharan African Postgraduate student scholarships valued at €1,000 and €2,000 each for those commencing study in their college in September 2022. 

For more information on courses offered by the College of Science and Engineering you can visit here.

Downloads

  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2023

    Undergraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (8.4MB)

  • Postgraduate Prospectus 2023

    Postgraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (20.6MB)

  • Quick Guide to Courses 2023

    Quick Guide to Courses 2023 PDF (1.20MB)

  • Indian Student Guide

    Indian Student Guide PDF (2.81MB)

  • Turkish Student Guide

    Turkish Student Guide PDF (16MB)

  • Indonesian Student Guide

    Indonesian Student Guide PDF (1.58MB)

  • Malaysian Student Guide

    Malaysian Student Guide PDF (1.31MB)

  • North American Student Guide

    North American Student Guide PDF (1.49MB)

  • Hong Kong Student Guide

    Hong Kong Student Guide PDF (1.12MB)

  • South African Student Guide

    South African Student Guide PDF (1.14MB)

  • Central Asia Student Guide

    Central Asia Student Guide PDF (1.14MB)

  • Nigerian and Ghanaian Guide

    Nigerian and Ghanaian Guide PDF (1.16MB)

  • A-Level Quick Guide to Courses

    A-Level Quick Guide to Courses PDF (1.04MB)

  • International Student Opportunities at University of Galway

    International Student Opportunities at University of Galway PDF (1.36MB)

  • Pre-Arrival Guide 2022

    Pre-Arrival Guide 2022 PDF (16 MB)