The Government of Malta is offering the Commonwealth &
Valletta Action Plan Scholarship program to Citizens of Ghana and
Nigeria who are willing to pursue a Masters degree program in
This scholarship program serves as a platform to showcase the
higher education opportunities that exist in Malta and to
demonstrate Malta’s support for excellence and intellectual
Application Deadline: Tuesday 20 March 2018
Eligible Countries: Ghana and Nigeria
Value Of Scholarships: The two scholarships will cover:
Payment of the University of Malta Tuition Fees.
Health Insurance to cover a premium up to a maximum of
EUR 500 per year. Students will be guided on this and other
arrangements upon arrival.
Reimbursement for the obligatory Health Test of EUR 45 to
be carried out in Malta as required for the processing of the
One return journey to Ghana or Nigeria, the cost of which is
capped at EUR 1000. Any additional trips or travel costs
higher than this amount will have to be covered by the
Costs for full board accommodation for the duration of the
An additional stipend will be provided. Students will be
entitled to receive a stipend amounting to €200 per month,
for a period of up to 16 months which would allow
applicants to cover other expenses, including transport,
academic material and books, food and leisure.
The residence permit application fee of EUR27.50 shall also be
covered by the scholarship.
Applicants must be Citizens of Ghana or Nigeria
Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree
Applicants are required to present an internationally
recognized English Language Proficiency Certificate at the
required level. Applicants are also requested to present a
copy of their passport.
Applicants must have excellent results from previous
Application Process: Applicants to Masters by Research
programmes are required to submit a research proposal with
Applicants to Masters of Arts in English courses are required to
refer to this link for information about entry requirements set by
the Department of English, Faculty of Arts. If you have further
questions concerning this matter please send an email to
Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information