Application for the Vice Chancellor’s Research Scholarships for International Students in UK – 2020/2021. Entry is now open at the University of Warwick in UK.
The University of Warwick is a research university in Coventry, England. It was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education. PAIS is delighted to confirm that eight opportunities are available for students commencing MA study in Autumn 2019. The award will automatically be deducted from the winners’ tuition fees. The awards will be allocated as follows: Four x £5,000 awards for Home or EU candidates, Four x £10,000 awards for Overseas candidates, Part-time candidates will be considered; successful part-time awards will be distributed evenly across both years of study (eg, £2,500 in each year for a Home candidate).
Candidates must apply to the university and have paid their application fee no later than 23 April 2020. You must submit your application to the MA programme before submitting your application.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
PAIS DEPARTMENTAL FUNDING ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- UK/EU and international applicants are eligible to apply.
- Open to applicants on all PAIS taught MA programmes, including the Double Degrees (Warwick year only).
- Candidates must apply to the university and have paid their application fee no later than 23 April 2020. You must submit your application to the MA programme before submitting your application.
- Candidates must apply for the opportunity no later than 23 April 2020.
- All supporting documentation for the university application, including your reference, must be received no later than 30 April 2020.
- Successful candidates must obtain an offer from the university before taking up the award.
- Candidates may apply concurrently to other funding sources; however, successful candidates who receive major tuition funding elsewhere will be disqualified.
- 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.
PAIS DEPARTMENTAL FUNDING APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Application should be completed and submitted via email to Judith McAllister
The primary factor determining an application’s success is the strength of the case for support. This case for support should demonstrate why you fit the above criteria as well as reflect your motivations for choosing to do a postgraduate degree in your specialisation. Your case for support should be no more than 600 words in length and should differ from the statement of purpose submitted with your application to the university.
Application must include:
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before April 23, 2020 will be considered.
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