Study-In-UK: 2021 Eira Francis Davies Scholarship for Women in Developing Countries

Description: The Eira Francis Davies Scholarship is a full tuition fee scholarship ordinarily awarded to one outstanding female student per academic year. The student must be a national of and resident in an eligible developing country, who pursues a postgraduate taught Master’s programme within Swansea University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

Scholarship Summary

Host: University of Swansea, UK

Study Abroad: Study in Europe

Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships

Eligible Countries: All Developing Countries

Reward: Full Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2021

                 (i)     Scholarship Details

Eira understood the value and transformative power of education; especially to women from countries whose economic, social and cultural background might present challenges and barriers to the realization of their potential. As a woman of independent means, in 2012 Eira endowed a significant fund to Swansea University for the establishment of a Scholarship in her name. Her purpose was to help such women realize their potential, and in doing so lift both their community and home country.

Eira took a keen interest in the women that her scholarship sponsored. She followed their progress and their stories and enjoyed meeting them at the annual Scholarship Winners Dinner – although preferring to keep her identity hidden, she never revealed herself as their benefactor.

Scholarship Requirements

In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must:

hold a minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification.

have formally accepted an offer to study one of the following full-time, postgraduate taught Master’s programmes at Swansea University for entry in September 2021

be female.

be a new student to Swansea University from September 2021.

within their application, demonstrate strong academic ability, financial plan to study and motivation for their chosen course at Swansea University.

be a national, and permanent resident of, a non-EU developing country listed by the World Bank Country and Lending Groups classification as being ‘low income’ or ‘lower-middle income’ as of June 2020.

not receive any other financial support from Swansea University (e.g., tuition fee reduction, scholarship or bursary).

not be a progressing student from The College, Swansea University.

Deadline: June 1, 2021Application link:

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