Developing Solutions


Founded in 2001, Developing Solutions is The University of Nottingham's flagship international scholarship programme for postgraduate masters courses.

Over the past 12 years we've supported over 1,000 students from the developing countries of the Commonwealth and Africa to study at The University of Nottingham.

Developing Solutions scholarships for 2015 entry are now open for applications.

To find out more about The University of Nottingham and the Developing Solutions scholarship you can refer to our country information pages , contact us or meet with one of our officers in your country.

Scholarships for a global future

Masters scholarships for a
global future


Alternatively, you can get further information from our Developing Solutions scholarship scheme brochure.

For information on other scholarships available at The University of Nottingham, including scholarships for study at our Malaysia and China campuses, please visit our website.

The Scheme

The Scheme

Find out how the Developing Solutions scholarship scheme works.
How to apply 

How to apply

Check your eligibility and apply for the Scholarship.
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Impact Campaign

Learn about our Developing Solutions Campaign.


The Fund

The Fund 

See who supports the Scheme and read more about our partners.
Commonwealth Shared scholarship 

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Find out more about another strand of the scheme.
Student profiles

Student profiles 

Read about how the Scheme has helped students achieve their goals.


Developing Futures

Developing Futures 

Developing Futures allows University of
Nottingham staff to travel to partner universities in
Africa to share skills and knowledge.
Developing Horizons

Developing Horizons 

Developing Horizons is designed to support
exchanges of UK-based students with partner
universities in Africa to broaden cultural understanding and global outlook.


Developing Solutions news

On 17 April 2012 the University launched its West Africa Liaison Office located in Ghana. The office will provide a focus for encouraging staff and student mobility between the UK and Africa, supporting alumni and extending links with current partners in the region. Find out how to visit or contact our West Africa Office here.

2012 also marked the 10th anniversary of Developing Solutions. On 30 April 2012 the University hosted a conference to celebrate the successes of past and current Developing Solutions scholars. Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne delivered the keynote speech at the event . The event was introduced by Professor Christine Ennew, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Internationalisation and closed by Professor David Greenaway Vice-Chancellor of the University. Dr Christine Humfrey, former director of the International Office delivered a talk on the origins of the programme.

Speakers at the event also included Alexander McLean, founder of The African Prisons Project, as well as Developing Solutions scholars and staff from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. 

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