Manchester University is inviting applications for the 2019/2020 academic session of the Global Development Institute (GDI) Merit Awards for Masters Students from selected African countries in the UK.The Global Development Institute (GDI) made six scholarships available starting in September 2019 for academically excellent professionals studying a GDI Campus-based master's course. They are positioned to impact this century's major challenges through their unique combination of disciplines and experience, including poverty eradication, social justice, environmental change, and sustainable urbanism.

University is a public research university in Manchester, England, established in 2004 through the merger of Manchester University Institute of Science and Technology and Victoria University of Manchester. Manchester is a college of red bricks, a result of the civil university movement of the late 19th century The main campus is situated on Oxford Street south of central Manchester. In 2016/17, the college had 40,490 students and 10,400 employees, making it the UK's second largest university (including the 167 Open University) and the largest one-site university.

Requirements for the scholarship should be submitted via the application form. There is no need to have an application for college acceptance to qualify for the scholarship. There is no advantage or disadvantage of making an educational bid.

Official Scholarship Website