It is really difficult finding a scholarship, especially with a poor grade. There is already enough competition for scholarships and for the ones that accept students with second class or lower grades, the task will even be stiffer as many other students will probably be going for them. In this post, we have put together scholarships in different developed countries that are open to all students.

The Best Scholarships for 2.2 and Low-grade Graduates

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is open for students who are pursuing a master’s degree or higher education in Canada, the U.K., and countries that are part of the commonwealth. The scholarship is open for students with different grades ranging from first-class, upper second class, or lower second class

  •         Institution: Canada and U.K. Universities
  •         Study in: In the U.K.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students from Commonwealth countries and Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of second class lower classification

Erasmus Mundus Master’s Scholarships Program in Public Policy (MAPP)

The Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program in Public Policy (MAPP) Scholarships is jointly provided by top-ranked European institutions for students who wish to further their studies at any of the participating schools which includes: International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, In Spain, Budapest, Hungary (Central European University), In the Netherlands, and Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and the University of York (UK).

  •         Institution: U.K. Universities
  •         For Studies in the U.K., Hungary, Spain, or the Netherlands.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those who have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of second class lower classification.

Australia Awards for 1,000 African Students – with at least 3rd Class

The Australia Awards for 1,000 African Students is open to students who have at least a 3rd class grade and are from developing countries in Africa. The Australian government is using this as an opportunity to provide assistantships for international students who may not be able to afford to pay for their studies in the country.  Students who are pursuing postgraduate education, training, and professional development programs in Australia will mostly receive the award.

  •         Institution: U.K. Universities
  •         Study in: In the U.K., and Australia.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those who have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of second class lower classification.

Joint Japan World Bank Group Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan World Bank Group Scholarship Program is a fully-funded award issued to students who have shown interest to pursue an undergraduate program in the U.K. The applicants for the Joint Japan World Bank Group Scholarship Program must ensure they obtained a second class lower degree in bachelor or above. The Joint Japan World Bank Group Scholarship Program awards students with full tuition coverage, travel allowance, return airfare, medical and accident insurance as well as living expenses.

  •         Institution: U.K. Universities
  •         Study in: In the U.K.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those who have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of 2.2 degrees and above.

University of Bristol Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students

The University of Bristol Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students is a fully-funded award issued to students who have shown interest to study at the University of Bristol. The applicants for the University of Bristol Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students must ensure they obtained a second class lower degree in bachelors or above. Students are expected to first secure admission to study at the University of Bristol.

  •         Institution: U.K. Universities
  •         Study in: In the U.K.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those who have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of second class lower classification.

Masters Scholarship at the University of Portsmouth for Ghanaian and Nigerian Students (2.2 and above)

The University of Portsmouth Masters Scholarship is a fully-funded award issued to students who have shown interest to study at the University of Portsmouth. The applicants for the University of Portsmouth Masters Scholarship must ensure they obtained a second class lower degree in bachelor or above. Students are expected to first secure admission to study at the University of Portsmouth.

  •         Institution: U.K. Universities
  •         Study in: In the U.K.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those who have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of second class lower classification.

 

International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) Scholarship at Oregon State University

The Oregon State University International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) Scholarship is a fully-funded award issued to students who have shown interest to study at Oregon State University. The applicants for the Oregon State University International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) Scholarship must ensure they obtained a second class lower degree in bachelor or above. Students are expected to first secure admission to study at Oregon State University.

  •         Institution: U.K. Universities
  •         Study in: In the U.K.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those who have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of second class lower classification.

University of Bedfordshire Masters Scholarships for African Students

The Master’s Scholarships for African Students is a fully-funded award issued to students who have shown interest to study at the University of Bedfordshire. The applicants for the Master’s Scholarships for African Students must ensure they obtained a second class lower degree in bachelors or above. Students are expected to first secure admission to study at the University of Bedfordshire.

  •         Institution: U.K. Universities
  •         Study in: In the U.K.
  •         Level of Study: Masters
  •         Who is Qualified: Students who are entering the first year of the degree and those who have obtained their first degree with a minimum grade of second class lower classification.