Tuesday, April 22, 2014

UCLAN International Scholarships and Bursaries

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) for self-funded international  students applying for full-time taught programmes of study.


THE VICE CHANCELLOR'S INTERNATIONAL AWARD: £1,500 GBP
The Vice Chancellor’s International Award is given to high achieving students to reward their academic results. It is worth £1,500 GBP and is given per year of study at UCLan and is available to students who are new to UCLan. (Other awards are available for progressing students).

Who is eligible:
  • Undergraduate international applicants with A- Levels or equivalent at grades BBB or above (300 UCAS Tariff Points)
  • Postgraduate taught international applicants with the equivalent of a 2.1 Bachelor degree
Details of comparable qualifications in your country can be found on our country pages.

How to apply:
When you send us evidence of your academic grades with your UCLan application form, our International Admissions Team will assess your qualifications and award the scholarship if appropriate. You do not need to fill in a separate application form.

COUNTRY BURSARIES: £1,000 GBP
A Bursary worth £1,000 GBP per year is available for undergraduate and postgraduate taught applicants who are nationals of the following countries:
  • CIS: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine
  • SADC: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • S E Asia: Indonesia, Myanmar
  • South Asia: Nepal, Sri Lanka
  • Turkey
Appropriately qualified applicants would also be eligible for the Vice Chancellor’s International Award.

Who is eligible:
Only applicants who are nationals of, and resident in the countries mentioned above are eligible for this bursary.

How to apply:
This award will be automatically given to students from the countries listed above when your application is received by the International Admissions Team. You do not need to fill in a separate application form.

POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
International postgraduate applicants who have completed a UCLan undergraduate programme will receive a 20% scholarship for their chosen postgraduate taught programme at UCLan, Preston campus.

Who is eligible:
  • Applicants who have completed a UCLan undergraduate programme or an undergraduate programme from any of our international partner institutions.
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How to apply:
Whilst this scholarship will be shown on your offer letter, you will need to complete a form at enrolment. This award is available to international students who have completed their bachelor degree programme at UCLan or any of the international partner institutions listed above.

ARTICULATION SCHOLARSHIPS
This award of £1,500 GBP per year (subject to satisfactory academic progression) is for applicants from specific programmes in partner institutions worldwide that have a formal articulation partnership link for advanced entry into a programme at UCLan.

Who is eligible:
  • Applicants from specific programmes in partner institutions with a formal articulation link with UCLan. Please see details on the country pages.


LANCASHIRE BUSINESS SCHOOL DEAN’S MBA SCHOLARSHIPS
UCLan is delighted to offer a range of scholarship opportunities for new international fee paying students commencing the full-time MBA and MBA Fashion Brand Management programmes in September 2014. The scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in the tuition fee. The student is responsible for the payment of the remainder of the tuition fee and living expenses for their period of study.
There are a number of awards:
  • One award to the value of 7000 GBP
  • One award to the value of 5000 GBP
  • Four awards to the value of 2000 GBP
Candidates for the Lancashire Business School Dean’s MBA Scholarships must complete the questionnaire (see below).
All applications will be assessed with consideration to the following: overall presentation; originality of thought; fluency in communication of ideas; evidence of motivation for study; ability to succeed and contribute to university life.

Deadline for receipt of applications is: 1 June 2014

Successful applicants will be notified no later than two weeks after the application deadline.  

Eligibility criteria
  • Applicants must be holding an offer for the full-time MBA or MBA Fashion Brand Management programme at UCLan for entry in September 2014
  • Scholarships are not transferrable and are available for entry in September 2014 only
  • Applicants must be privately funded (i.e., full fees being paid from their own or their family’s resources)
  • Applicants must not be in receipt of any other scholarship or financial award
If you should have a query about the scholarship scheme, please contact the International Office:
International Office, University of Central Lancashire, Preston  PR1 2HE
Email: international@uclan.ac.uk

UCLAN MYANMAR SCHOLARSHIP 2014/15
UCLan Lancashire is delighted to offer scholarship opportunities for new fee paying, Myanmar students commencing a full-time, postgraduate taught programme in one of three Schools in September 2014. The three Schools are: School of Journalism and Digital Communication, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and the School of Sport, Tourism and the Outdoors.

The scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in the tuition fee for one year. The student is responsible for the payment of the remainder of the tuition fee and living expenses for their period of study. Awards are to the value of £1,500 for the duration of the postgraduate programme of study and can be utilised in addition to the Vice Chancellor Award (£1,500) and Myanmar Bursary (£1,000). The number of awards and eligibility criteria are detailed on the website.

Applications that are unsuccessful for the UCLan Myanmar Scholarship Scheme will still receive a £1,000 Myanmar Bursary and where appropriate, also the Vice Chancellor Award (£1,500) in the form of a reduction in the tuition fee. Candidates for the UCLan Myanmar Scholarship Scheme must complete the application form and questionnaire (see below). All applications will be assessed with consideration to the following: overall presentation; originality of thought; fluency in communication of ideas; evidence of motivation for study; ability to succeed and contribute to university life.
Deadline for receipt of applications is: 30 June 2014. Successful applicants will be notified no later than four weeks after the application deadline.

Eligibility criteria
  • Applicants must be holding an offer for a full-time postgraduate taught programme at UCLan for entry in September 2014 and satisfy the Vice Chancellor Award eligibility criteria.
  • Applicants must be holding an offer for a programme on offer in either the School of Journalism and Digital Communication, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences or the School of Sport, Tourism and the Outdoors
  • Scholarships are not transferrable and are available for entry in September 2014 only
  • The scholarship is available only to nationals and residents of Myanmar
  • Applicants must be privately funded (i.e., full fees being paid from their own or their family’s resources)
  • The chosen course must be of at least one year’s duration, be offered on campus and lead to an academic award of the University of Central Lancashire
  • Applicants must not have previously been enrolled on the same course, or a course leading to this award (eg DipHE or PGDip)
  • Applicants must be holding an unconditional offer by 30 June 2014

If you should have a query about the scholarship scheme, please contact Mr. Merrick Davidson, Regional Manager (South East Asia): mdavidson@uclan.ac.uk

EARLY PAYMENT BURSARY

An early payment bursary of £300 GBP will be deducted from your fees if you pay your fees in full at or before you enrol and if the tuition fees for the year of study exceed £5,500. This bursary is only available for payments made on or before 1 October 2013 and no further extensions will be granted.

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