Friday, May 12, 2017
Degree: Masters, MBA
Scholarship Description: Manchester University is offering up to 100 bursaries for UK and EU students who will be starting taught or research master’s courses in September 2017.
The bursaries are aimed at widening access to master’s courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups, so you will need to meet a number of criteria to be eligible for the award.
Eligibility: Students must meet all of the criteria below:
a. Eligible courses include LLM, MA, MEd, MBA, MEnt, MPhil, MRes, MSc, MSc by Research, MusM.
b. Courses can be studied full-time for one or two academic years or part-time for a maximum of two academic years.
c. You must be a home student paying home level tuition fees, and have been resident in the UK for at least three years prior to starting their undergraduate course for a purpose other than study.
d. You must not hold a master’s qualification or higher.
e. You must have commenced your undergraduate course since September 2012.
f. Intercalating medical students taking a master’s course are eligible to apply. Medical students should note that if they plan to intercalate and take a master’s course between Years 2 and 3, they will not be eligible for UG loans in Year 3. However, there will be no interruption to funding if they intercalate between Years 3 and 4, and they will be eligible for the postgraduate loan.
Benefits: The University of Manchester is offering 100 bursaries for master’s students, each worth £3,000 in funding.
Application: All applications should be submitted using the online application form. Depending on which criteria you meet, you may be asked to submit additional documents as supporting evidence. These must be submitted by June 5, and could include:
If you have been in Local Authority care for at least 13 weeks, a letter from the Local Authority confirming this;
If you received a government maintenance grant during undergraduate study, a Student Finance notification of award letter confirming this;
If your home postcode on entry to undergraduate study met the relevantgeo-demographic indicator, a Student Loan Company letter showing postcode on entry to undergraduate study;
If you received the Disabled Students’ Allowance, a Student Finance notification of award letter, and/or if you received from your undergraduate university’s disability office a letter confirming what support you received.
Scholarship Website: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/funding/uk-eu-student-advice/masters-bursary/