Apply for the Fully Funded Imperial College London Shawki Saad Scholarship 2024

The Imperial College London is pleased to offer a number of Shawki Saad Scholarship to support sub-Saharan African students to study in any of its areas of research. 

The Imperial College London Shawki Saad Scholarship will fully cover the cost of overseas tuition fees for 3 years, maintenance stipends of £20,622 for 3.5 years, and travel costs (flight and visa) for the successful applicant.

In this post, we will highlight the details, the requirements, benefits, and the method of application for the Shawki Saad Scholarship.

Shawki Saad Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: UK
  • Study Abroad: Study in the UK
  • Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | PhD Scholarships 
  • Eligible Countries: sub-Saharan Africans
  • Reward: Full Scholarship | £20,622 Stipends | Travel Costs
  • Deadline: May 24, 2024

Shawki Saad Scholarship Details

 The Shawki Saad Scholarship is a fully funded programme to support students ordinarily resident in Sub-Saharan Africa. The programme is funded by a generous endowed gift from the late Professor Shawki Saad, with one scholarship awarded each year between 2023-2026.

The new scholarship programme was announced alongside a student prize for sustainability-related research in sub-Saharan Africa.

The student prize and scholarship will help College efforts to tackle global systemic challenges in engineering and sustainability.

Eligibility Requirements for Shawki Saad Scholarship

To be considered for the Imperial College London Shawki Saad Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a sub-Saharan African student
  • Hold a Bachelors degree
  • Be applying to study a PhD at the Imperial College London
  • Meet the requirements for a PhD degree at the college

Benefits of 2024 Shawki Saad Scholarship

  • The programme will fully cover the cost of overseas tuition fees for 3 years,
  • Beneficiaries will also receive a maintenance stipend of £20,622 for for 3.5 years
  • The travel costs (flight and visa) for the successful applicant will also be covered.

How to Apply for 2024 Shawki Saad Scholarship (Step by Step)

To successfully submit an application for the scholarship, interested and qualified applicants should follow the steps outlined below;

  • Click on the button below to visit the scholarship application page
  • Visit the faculty’s research page to find and contact a supervisor.
  • Apply through the institution’s online application portal.
  • Online applications should only be submitted after a potential academic supervisor has expressed sufficient interest in your application.  
  • You shall be nominated for funding by your potential PhD supervisors by the same deadline.

Scholarship Application Link:

Deadline: May 24, 2024