2020 Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships at LSE, UK for Africans

Deadline: April 27, 2020.

LSE is pleased to confirm three Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships for the 2020/21 session.

These scholarships are generously supported by Standard Bank of South Africa PLC.

These scholarships are to support academically gifted students who do not have the financial means to pursue further studies of this nature. The successful candidates will need to demonstrate a combination of exceptional academic merit and financial need.


1. The scholarships are for offer holders on the following LSE master’s programmes:

2. Applicants will ordinarily be resident in one of Standard Bank’s African presence countries, with a preference for residents of South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique and South Sudan.


The three scholarships will each provide the cost of full fees for the eligible programmes and provide a maintenance stipend for living costs.


To apply for LSE funding for programmes beginning in September 2020, you must:

-1. Submit your application for the programme (See how to apply for graduate study at LSE)

-2. Submit your Graduate Financial Support Application Form via the Graduate application tracker including completing Section G: Personal Statement.

-3. Receive an offer of a place (conditional or unconditional)



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