UK Scholarship for Postgraduate International Students

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University of East Anglia

Scholarship Description: The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia, England is inviting applications for Postgraduate Research Studentships in Social Sciences. Within this a number of awards that will cover full international fees and some studentships combining an approved research Master’s course and a PhD (4 years total funding) are available.

Scholarship Provider: University of East Anglia’s aim is to be a world-class research-intensive university and deliver teaching and facilitate learning of the highest quality. The University of East Anglia (UEA) has once again been rated as one of the best universities for student experience in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015. An internationally renowned university based in a campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students.

International candidates whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of a good command of English as part of their application.

Degree Level: Studentships are available to pursue Postgraduate research programs.

Available Subject: Studentships are available in the field of Social Sciences.

Studentships are available for the following Schools; please follow the links for School specific details:

  1. Economics
  2. Education and Lifelong Learning
  3. International Development
  4. Law
  5. Norwich Business School
  6. Social Work
  7. Psychology

Scholarship Benefits: Studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently £14,777 per year), and a research training support grant. International students are welcome to apply for a number of awards that cover additional international fees to the standard 3-year award.

Number of ScholarshipsUp to 10 studentships are available.

Eligible Nationalities: UK/EU and International students are eligible to apply for this studentship.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applications for all studentships are invited from suitably qualified graduates. Candidates applying for a PhD studentship should hold, or expect to hold, relevant undergraduate and Master’s degrees (or equivalent) including some research experience. Candidates applying for a 1+3 studentship should hold or expect to hold a relevant undergraduate degree. Candidates will be interviewed, usually via telephone or Skype, as part of the selection process. EU and international applicants may be required to provide evidence of competence in the English Language.

Application Link for East Anglia

 

University of Edinburgh

Scholarship Description: The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh is happy to announce Muriel Smith Scholarship to pursue postgraduate programme. Home/EU and overseas students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Scholarship Benefits: The award will cover:
Tuition fees for a maximum of one year at the Home/EU rate for the chosen Masters programme of study (up to a maximum of £10,100).  Successful Overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fees rates.

Eligible Nationalities: Home/EU and Overseas students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants must have applied for a Masters programme of study within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures before 11th April 2019. Their references must have been submitted by 25th April 2019.

The award will support one female postgraduate master’s student who has been domiciled in Scotland for a minimum of 4 years prior to the commencement of the MSc programme.

Applicants to the following degree programmes are eligible:

  • Masters by Research (MScR) French Studies or Hispanic (Peninsular Spanish) Studies
  • MSc Translation Studies, specialising in French or Spanish

PhD students are not eligible to apply for this scheme.

The scholarship is to be awarded in one year of study only, part-time students will have the Home/EU tuition fees paid in each of the two years of study.

Application Procedure: Applications for the MSc can be made via the online postgraduate prospectus link given below.

Application Link for Edinburgh

 

University of Kent

Scholarship Description: The University of Kent is offering Jarman Scholarship of £1,000 value towards tuition fees for the year 2019. These scholarships are open to UK/EU and overseas applicants who have received an offer of a place on one of our MA programmes.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Kent is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is recognised as a Beloff’s plate glass university

Applicants should be on track for a first-class Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject, or an equivalent non-UK qualification, or a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in The School of Arts.

Scholarship Benefits: The Postgraduate Jarman Scholarship offers 4 awards of £1,000 each to students.

Number of ScholarshipsFour scholarships are available.

Eligible Nationalities: Scholarship is open to UK/EU and Overseas applicants from any country.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have received an offer of a place on one of our MA programmes by Sunday 26 May 2019.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to applicants able to demonstrate how they have contributed creatively towards their subject area (Drama, Film or History of Art) in recent years.

Application Procedure: In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate in no more than 400 words how they have contributed creatively towards their subject area in recent years. Examples of ways in which you may have contributed creatively towards your subject area:
– organising/participating in events outside of your undergraduate degree programme
– blogging or making YouTube films
– delivering a talk on subject area
– community work carried out in the Arts field
– newspaper/letter activities, etc.

Scholarship Link

 

University of Birmingham

Scholarship Description: The University of Birmingham is inviting applications for IAS Vanguard Fellowships Programme based on a competitive application process. This fellowship is available for international applicants.

This programme aims to attract outstanding early and mid-career researchers from global leading institutions, operating at the cutting edge of their disciplines, to work collaboratively with colleagues at the University of Birmingham.

Scholarship Provider: Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives.

Degree Level: This fellowship is open for Early and Mid-Career researchers.

Available Subject: Colleagues will focus on new and existing areas – topics that are timely, relevant, address national and international priorities, and cross disciplinary boundaries.

Scholarship Benefits: The IAS will:

  1. Arrange the appropriate invitation and visa for non EEA visitors;
  2. Arrange and cover costs of the Fellow travelling to Birmingham from their home institution;
  3. Arrange and cover the cost of self-catering accommodation in the city centre;
  4. Provide a desk and computer in the IAS Suite, Aston Webb;
  5. Organise access to Library and IT services;
  6. Provide a fund against which research expenses for the visit may be claimed. The funds will be agreed between the proposer and the IAS Deputy Director at the point of approval, to allow support for the research proposal, workshops and public events;
  7. Support networking through meetings and events across the University;
  8. Organise and support public events and workshops agreed with the dissemination plan;
  9. Work with the fellow and host to plan implementation of the objectives and dissemination plan.

Number of Scholarships: Up to six applicants will be invited to participate in the program.

Eligible Nationalities: This fellowship is available for international applicants.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • Academic excellence and standing against career stage of the proposed Vanguard Fellow;

Please note that we seek early/mid-career researchers would normally be within 15 years of achieving their PhD, who hold a research post in academia, industry, charity, arts or other organisations, which are equivalent to academic post of Lecturer or above, or who hold an individual Principal Investigator Fellowship.

The extent to which the visit has the potential to enhance existing collaborative research orpump prime new areas.

Application Procedure: Proposals should be sent to s.gilligan-at-bham.ac.uk. Please do not provide costings with this proposal – these will be done by IAS.

We ask for a case for support of up to 500 words from the internal sponsor to

  • Demonstrate fit to the aims  of the programme;
  • Indicate likely outcomes from the collaboration, together with a dissemination plan with specifics that will be delivered during the visit (e.g. seminar, workshop, public lecture) and subsequently (e.g. publications, new research projects) which will demonstrate the value of the visit to the academic community and external stakeholders and organisations;
  • If relevant, an outline of research costs associated with the visit;
  • Short CV of applicant;
  • Confirmation from the applicant that if IAS were to offer a Fellowship they would accept, together with an indication of the ideal dates of a visit.

Scholarship Link

 

Imperial College London

Scholarship Description: The Imperial College London is inviting applications for ISSF Springboard Fellowships for the academic year 2018/2019. These fellowships are available for international students.

The aim of the ISSF Springboard Fellowships is to help with the career progression and retention of outstanding early career researchers.

Scholarship Provider: Imperial College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. Its founder, Prince Albert, envisioned an area composed of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and the Imperial Institute.

Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Degree Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research.

Available Subject: These fellowships are open to researchers across all Faculties.

Scholarship Benefits: Departments are expected to make a 50% contribution to the award. All applications must be discussed with the relevant Departmental Manager prior to submission.

Eligible Nationalities: These fellowships are available for international students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

These fellowships are open to researchers across all Faculties. The proposed research must be within the science remit of the Wellcome Trust. Researchers from disciplines outside of biomedicine can apply for funding, provided the project is within this remit.

Multidisciplinary applications are strongly encouraged.

Application Procedure

 Please complete the ISSF Springboard Fellowship Application Form and submit via e-mail.

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    > Name the file appropriately: Your_Name_ISSFSpringboardFellowship_Application_October_2018
  • Submit this by email before 12 noon on 18 October 2018.

Applications must comprise of the following:

  1. A completed ISSF Springboard Fellowships application form.
  2. Letter of support from the host/supervisor
  3. Letter of support from the Head of Department/Division.
  4. Applicants must send costings information (completed on InfoEd) to Martin Waller in the Joint Research Office.
    1. InfoEds should not have been formally submitted prior to submitting an application, but must have been agreed in outline by the appropriate department(s)
    2. An e-mail signifying approval will suffice and must be attached to the InfoEd application.
    3. A confirmation email from Martin Waller and a copy of your InfoEd recovery page must be included in your application‘Recovery’ on InfoEd must have the 50% charge and ‘Institution Contribution’ the other 50%.  All costs can be inflated.

Please note: you are required to contact your department to seek departmental approval before 28 September 2018.

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Queen Mary University of London

Scholarship Description: The Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is inviting applications for 100 fully funded studentships for international students. Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research programme.

Scholarship Provider: The Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK’s top research universities, ranked fifth for world-leading and internationally excellent research.

University expects all students to have a good standard of English in order to successfully study on a course. The minimum English language requirement is GCSE grade C or 4, though the requirements for some courses may be higher

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research programme.
Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded for studying varies subjects offered at the university.
Scholarship Benefits: Queen Mary offers research studentships to the value of around £12 million to support PhD students each year. These include our own prestigious QMUL Principal’s Postgraduate Research Studentships, as well as Research Council UK (RCUK) funded studentships, funding from industry, and from research charities and cultural institutions.
Number of Scholarships: University offers 100 fully or partially funded studentships.

Eligible Nationalities: Home, EU, and International students are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have previous degree.

Application Procedure:

Application process: a step-by-step guide

Step 1: Select your course of study from the list of postgraduate courses.
Step 2: Academic entry requirements
University accepts a broad range of overseas qualifications. Consult country/region specific information to find out whether you have the right qualifications.
Step 3: English language and foundation courses
If your first language is not English you must be able to provide recent evidence that your spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which you have applied. For a full list of our English language requirements please see English language requirements web pages.

Step 4: Applying to Queen Mary: Postgraduate applications should be made online. Paper applications are no longer accepted.

 

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University of Birmingham

Scholarship Description: The University of Birmingham is inviting applications for IAS Vanguard Fellowships Programme based on a competitive application process. This fellowship is available for international applicants.

This programme aims to attract outstanding early and mid-career researchers from global leading institutions, operating at the cutting edge of their disciplines, to work collaboratively with colleagues at the University of Birmingham.

Scholarship Provider: Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives.

Degree Level: This fellowship is open for Early and Mid-Career researchers.

Available Subject: Colleagues will focus on new and existing areas – topics that are timely, relevant, address national and international priorities, and cross disciplinary boundaries.

Scholarship Benefits: The IAS will:

  1. Arrange the appropriate invitation and visa for non EEA visitors;
  2. Arrange and cover costs of the Fellow travelling to Birmingham from their home institution;
  3. Arrange and cover the cost of self-catering accommodation in the city centre;
  4. Provide a desk and computer in the IAS Suite, Aston Webb;
  5. Organise access to Library and IT services;
  6. Provide a fund against which research expenses for the visit may be claimed. The funds will be agreed between the proposer and the IAS Deputy Director at the point of approval, to allow support for the research proposal, workshops and public events;
  7. Support networking through meetings and events across the University;
  8. Organise and support public events and workshops agreed with the dissemination plan;
  9. Work with the fellow and host to plan implementation of the objectives and dissemination plan.

Number of Scholarships: Up to six applicants will be invited to participate in the program.

Eligible Nationalities: This fellowship is available for international applicants.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • Academic excellence and standing against career stage of the proposed Vanguard Fellow;

Please note that we seek early/mid-career researchers would normally be within 15 years of achieving their PhD, who hold a research post in academia, industry, charity, arts or other organisations, which are equivalent to academic post of Lecturer or above, or who hold an individual Principal Investigator Fellowship.

The extent to which the visit has the potential to enhance existing collaborative research orpump prime new areas.

Application Procedure: Proposals should be sent to s.gilligan-at-bham.ac.uk. Please do not provide costings with this proposal – these will be done by IAS.

We ask for a case for support of up to 500 words from the internal sponsor to

  • Demonstrate fit to the aims  of the programme;
  • Indicate likely outcomes from the collaboration, together with a dissemination plan with specifics that will be delivered during the visit (e.g. seminar, workshop, public lecture) and subsequently (e.g. publications, new research projects) which will demonstrate the value of the visit to the academic community and external stakeholders and organisations;
  • If relevant, an outline of research costs associated with the visit;
  • Short CV of applicant;
  • Confirmation from the applicant that if IAS were to offer a Fellowship they would accept, together with an indication of the ideal dates of a visit.

Scholarship Link

 

University of Birmingham

Scholarship Description: The University of Birmingham is inviting applications for IAS Vanguard Fellowships Programme based on a competitive application process. This fellowship is available for international applicants.

This programme aims to attract outstanding early and mid-career researchers from global leading institutions, operating at the cutting edge of their disciplines, to work collaboratively with colleagues at the University of Birmingham.

Scholarship Provider: Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives.

Degree Level: This fellowship is open for Early and Mid-Career researchers.

Available Subject: Colleagues will focus on new and existing areas – topics that are timely, relevant, address national and international priorities, and cross disciplinary boundaries.

Scholarship Benefits: The IAS will:

  1. Arrange the appropriate invitation and visa for non EEA visitors;
  2. Arrange and cover costs of the Fellow travelling to Birmingham from their home institution;
  3. Arrange and cover the cost of self-catering accommodation in the city centre;
  4. Provide a desk and computer in the IAS Suite, Aston Webb;
  5. Organise access to Library and IT services;
  6. Provide a fund against which research expenses for the visit may be claimed. The funds will be agreed between the proposer and the IAS Deputy Director at the point of approval, to allow support for the research proposal, workshops and public events;
  7. Support networking through meetings and events across the University;
  8. Organise and support public events and workshops agreed with the dissemination plan;
  9. Work with the fellow and host to plan implementation of the objectives and dissemination plan.

Number of Scholarships: Up to six applicants will be invited to participate in the program.

Eligible Nationalities: This fellowship is available for international applicants.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • Academic excellence and standing against career stage of the proposed Vanguard Fellow;

Please note that we seek early/mid-career researchers would normally be within 15 years of achieving their PhD, who hold a research post in academia, industry, charity, arts or other organisations, which are equivalent to academic post of Lecturer or above, or who hold an individual Principal Investigator Fellowship.

The extent to which the visit has the potential to enhance existing collaborative research orpump prime new areas.

Application Procedure: Proposals should be sent to s.gilligan-at-bham.ac.uk. Please do not provide costings with this proposal – these will be done by IAS.

We ask for a case for support of up to 500 words from the internal sponsor to

  • Demonstrate fit to the aims  of the programme;
  • Indicate likely outcomes from the collaboration, together with a dissemination plan with specifics that will be delivered during the visit (e.g. seminar, workshop, public lecture) and subsequently (e.g. publications, new research projects) which will demonstrate the value of the visit to the academic community and external stakeholders and organisations;
  • If relevant, an outline of research costs associated with the visit;
  • Short CV of applicant;
  • Confirmation from the applicant that if IAS were to offer a Fellowship they would accept, together with an indication of the ideal dates of a visit.

Scholarship Link

 

UK research and innovation

Scholarship Description: The UK research and innovation if offering future leaders fellowship for international students. The FLF scheme welcomes applications from both UK and international applicants and individuals should use the person specification to assess and justify their suitability for the scheme.We aim to maximize the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.

Scholarship Provider: UK Research and Innovation is a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organizations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish

Degree Level: Fellowship is available to study research fellowship.

Available Subject: Fellowship is available for all research areas.

Scholarship Benefits: Typically awarding at least 100 fellowships per call across UKRI’s remit (with the initial round being smaller, aiming to award ~50 fellowships).

Eligible Nationalities: Scholarship is available for international students

Entrance Requirement This cross-UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) scheme will support early career researchers and innovators with outstanding potential in universities, the UK registered businesses, and other research and user environments including research councils’ institutes and laboratories.

  • The objectives of the scheme are:
  • to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK
  • to foster new research and innovation career paths including those at the
  • academic/business and interdisciplinary boundaries, and facilitate movement of people between sectors
  • to provide sustained funding and resources for the best early career researchers and innovators
  • To provide long-term, flexible funding to tackle difficult and novel challenges, and support for adventurous, ambitious programmers.

Application Procedure: There will be six calls for these fellowships; two calls per year between 2018-19 and 2020-21 (financial years), typically awarding at least 100 fellowships per call across UKRI’s remit (with the initial round being smaller, aiming to award ~50 fellowships).

This is a single scheme across the entire UKRI remit, with no ring-fenced budgets for specific areas and no barriers to interdisciplinary or cross-sector research.

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University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is inviting applications for Visiting International Fellowship for the year 2019. This International Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for scholars to visit the Department, contribute to its academic life and form new collaborations. The key purpose of the Visiting International Fellowship (VIF) is to foster the development of sociological and/or criminological research, including, but not limited to, social research methods. The VIF is intended for established scholars, who are normally at least 5 years post doctorate. The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success.

Degree Level: This is a Visiting International Fellowship programme.

Available Subject: This International Fellowship is awarded within the Department of Sociology. The focus of this Visiting Fellowship can be on social research methods, in the broadest sense, a key strength and unifying feature of the Department, or on a substantive area of interest within the Department.

Scholarship Benefits: An award of £2,500 will be made as a contribution towards travel,
accommodation and subsistence expenses incurred in holding this International Fellowship.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this visiting fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants will normally hold, or recently have held, an established academic appointment in social science. The International Fellowship committee regrets that it cannot consider applications from candidates seeking training or the updating of methodological skills. Proposals for collaborative research with members of the Department of Sociology are especially welcome.

Language Requirements: The following qualifications are accepted by the University
as evidence that you meet our minimum level of competence in English:

  1. GCSE English Language grade C or Grade 4, or above
  2. Country equivalencies for GCSE English Language grade C/4 as defined on the Qualification Database
  3. iGCSE English as a First Language grade C, Second Language grade B, in all four elements
  4. International Baccalaureate English grade 4 at either standard or higher level where the IB meets the normal, academic, entrance requirements
  5. AS Level in English Language or English Literature
  6. A level in English Language or English Literature
  7. European Baccalaureate English 6 (Language 1/2) or 7 (Language 3)
  8. Successful completion of a University of Surrey Pre-sessional English Language programme immediately preceding the main degree programme
  9. Pearsons Test of English – the test must have been taken within two years of the start of the course
  10. IELTS (Academic) – the test must have been taken within two years of the start of the course
  11. TOEFL (ibt)- the test must have been taken within two years of the start of the course
  12. Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) – the test must have been taken within two years of the start of the course
  13. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
  14. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Application Procedure: To apply, download an application form.

Applications should be sent by email as an attachment to Louise Jones, VIF Administrator.

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Durham University

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for Postgraduate Scholarships and Bursaries in Catholic Studies / Catholic Theology for 2019-2020 academic year at Durham University in the UK. The ICE Louis Lafosse Bi-centenary PhD Scholarship is open only to full-time candidates. All other scholarships and bursaries are open to both full-time and part-time candidates.

All fees-only scholarships and bursaries will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, particularly in relation to a shortfall in fees funding, coupled with excellent academic performance.

Scholarship Provider: Durham University is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees. The university is currently ranked 4th to 6th by recent national league tables of the British universities and in the top 100 in three of the four major global tables.
Degree Level: Scholarships and bursaries are available to pursue Postgraduate programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Catholic Theology / Catholic Studies for 2019-2020.

Scholarship Benefits: With the exception of the Institute of Christian Education Louis Lafosse Bi-centenary PhD Scholarship, due to the very limited amount of funds available, no support can be given towards maintenance costs, just help towards tuition fees. Any student already in receipt of any grants will have these totalled against their fees requirement.

Eligible Nationalities: Scholarships are available for both fulltime and part time international students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria: Course

Candidates within the Department of Theology and Religion registering for the following courses are eligible to apply.*

  • MA in Christian Theology (Catholic Studies) (V8K607)

OR

  • MA by Research, MLitt, DThM, Integrated PhD, PhD, each with a clear focus in Catholic Studies / Catholic Theology.

Full-/part-time study

The ICE Louis Lafosse Bi-centenary PhD Scholarship is open only to full-time candidates.

All other scholarships and bursaries are open to both full-time and part-time candidates.

Residence

All scholarship and bursary holders must reside sufficiently proximate to Durham as to be able to take a full part in the life, work, and events of the Centre for Catholic Studies.

Application Procedure: The application form for Scholarship/Bursary applications is available here must be returned to the CCS Administrator, theresa.phillips-at-durham.ac.uk, not later than Tuesday 1 January 2019.All applicants must complete Sections 1 – 4 of this form, and return it to the CCS Administrator, Department of Theology and Religion, with a covering letter, and a copy of their research proposal by Tuesday 1 January 2019.In addition, applicants for scholarships and bursaries who are new candidates for a postgraduate degree within the Department of Theology and Religion must, by this date, have successfully completed a formal student application process through Durham University’s Graduate School and have been formally offered and accepted a place on the relevant course of studies.  The deadline for completing the online student application, with all supporting documents, is Sunday 2 December 2018.The covering letter should include: details of the applicant’s proposed course of studies (e.g. anticipated modules and envisaged dissertation topic for MA students; and a summary of the research proposal for research students); and details of how their proposed course of study fits into the story of their academic career and how they plan subsequently to use their studies in relation to Catholic theological education and/or research, and/or wider service in church/society.

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University of Glasgow (UK); Dublin City University (Ireland); and Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic)

Scholarship Description: The International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) is delighted to offer Master Scholarships for students from all around the world.The aim of the scholarship to help self-funding students from all around the world.

Scholarship Provider: The International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) is a 24 month Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) awarded by a consortium of three European universities – University of Glasgow (UK); Dublin City University (Ireland); and Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic). Students on this degree programme will examine a broad range of contemporary security challenges, such as terrorism, civil war and conflict, mass migration, energy supply security, cyber security and new technologies, and transnational and serious organised crime. Students will also explore the intelligence and strategic approaches used by governmental and non-governmental actors to combat these threats.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS).

Scholarship Benefits: The IMSISS Erasmus Mundus scholarship includes:

  1. A contribution to the student participation costs (tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory participation costs)
  2. A contribution to student travel and installation costs
  3. A monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the study programme,

Eligible Nationalities: IMSISS Erasmus Mundus scholarships can be offered to students from any region of the world.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

You should have a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject, such as, but not limited to politics, international relations, history, area and cultural studies, law, sociology, criminology, human geography, computing science, language sciences, global studies, psychology, media studies and journalism, modern languages or business. Other disciplines not listed here will be considered on an individual basis.  Applicants with a relevant work experience background in the fields of policing, security, intelligence and risk analysis will also be considered.You can check your country- specific requirements on our country information pages.

If you are unsure whether your degree is suitable, you can email the programme convener to discuss.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Academic Background:

The programme is opened to students from various academic backgrounds and we encourage those who have been in employment for some time to consider applying.

Application Procedure: The following documents are required:

  • Degree Certificate (and an official translation)
    NB: Students who have not yet completed their degree can also apply.  Please provide academic transcripts to date.  Offers of a place on the programme will be conditional pending receipt of the final degree result.  Applications will be considered for scholarship but any offer of a scholarship will also be conditional until the final degree result is confirmed. See ‘Note on conditional offers’ below.
  • Official academic transcript(s),translated in to English (official translation) and showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Two supporting reference letters on headed paper
  • English Language Proficiency(if your first language is not English)
    In cases where it is not possible to provide proof of language qualification at this stage, applications will still be accepted but any offer of a place on the programme or of a scholarship will be conditional until the test result is received & verified by Admissions.  See ‘Note on conditional offers’ below.
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport

In addition to the above, the following are required by the IMSISS partners. These should also be uploaded to your online application.

  • CV – we highly recommend that you use the Europass CV format
  • Scholarship application form(Please refer to scholarships competition for eligibility criteria)

Please note, in order to be considered for a scholarship, you MUST have submitted ALL of the above documents by 25 January 2019. If your application status is ‘Holding for Documents’ then you will NOT be considered for a scholarship unless you submit the required documents by 25 January 2019.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

 

University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is pleased to offer Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa Scholarship to pursue taught year master programme. Students from Liberia, Nigeria or Ghana are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

The University of Dundee is a public research university based in the city and Royal Burgh of Dundee on the east coast of the central Lowlands of Scotland.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: 17th November 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing taught year master programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
  • Scholarship Award: Scholarships of up to a total of £20,000 will be awarded to the students.
  • Nationality: Students from Liberia, Nigeria or Ghana are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • Number of ScholarshipsFive fellowships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Students from Liberia, Nigeria or Ghana are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Entrance Requirements:  Criteria for awarding the scholarship are as follows:

  • The applicant must be a Liberian, Nigerian, Ghanaian country national citizen
  • The applicant must be permanently resident in Liberia, Nigeria or Ghana at the time of application
  • The applicant must be female
  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of their merit and potential evidenced by their personal statement.

The awards will be given to students who are undertaking a one year taught masters programme at the University of Dundee, in the academic year 2016-17 (January 2017 entry).

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Dundee and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. We have a full list of our postgraduate courses, including details of how to apply, online.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Complete the application form above

  • To complete the application process you must complete the form and submit all relevant documentation and return by email to Gillian Sharp.
  • Please type Leymah Gbowee Scholarship in the subject area of the email.

(Applicants will also be required to provide proof of their African citizenship and permanent residence.)

Appication Form

Application Link