Thursday, December 8, 2016

Scholarships for International Students at the University of East Anglia in UK, 2017





Funding for postgraduate study is available both from the University of East Anglia and from a number of external schemes.


50% Final Year Undergraduate Continuation Scholarship
Current final year UEA undergraduate students who gain a 1st class degree and progress onto a postgraduate course in September 2017 will receive a 50% fee reduction scholarship. Those who do not gain a 1st class degree will still be eligible for the 10% UEA Alumni Scholarship outlined below. 

UEA Alumni 10% Scholarship
A scholarship of a 10% fee reduction is available to UEA Alumni looking to return for postgraduate study at UEA in September 2017

School of International Development Excellence Awards for International Students
School of International Development Scholarships
The School of International Development is offering a £1,000 fee waiver to all international students who have obtained the equivalent of a UK 1st Class degree.
How to apply: All eligible candidates with a 1st Class degree to whom the School have made an offer are automatically given the £1,000 fee waiver.

School of International Development Full Fees Scholarship
A full fee award may be offered to one international taught applicant on the basis of academic excellence (e.g. first class degree) and their personal statement.
How to apply: All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.
Deadline for Applications (full fee scholarships): 31 March 2017.
Please note that all applicants are expected to have met the School's English language requirements and been offered and accepted a place on the course by this date.  Successful applicants will be contacted by the admissions department.

School of International Development Scholarships for students from Japan, Korea, USA and Latin America
International Development Excellence Scholarships - partial fees awards may be offered on the basis of academic excellence and their personal statement.
Eligibility: USA (1 scholarship of £12,000), Japan (5 scholarships of £3000), Korea (1 scholarship of £6000), Latin America (1 scholarship of £6000).
How to apply: All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.
Deadline for applications: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for Japanese applicants)

Lord Walston Scholarship
One Lord Walston Scholarship may be available, on the basis of academic excellence, for applicants from Africa who are working in natural resource based projects (agriculturalist/natural resource) applying for a place on the MA Agriculture and Rural Development, the MSc Environment and International Development or the MSc Climate Change and International Development. The Scholarship covers Full Fees and Maintenance (living expenses). 
How to apply: All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.
Deadline for applications: 31 March 2017
Please note that all applicants are expected to have met the School's English language requirements and been offered and accepted a place on the course by this date.  Successful applicants will be contacted by the admissions department

General (Non-UK Residents)
Students planning to come to Britain to study should seek information from their own Ministry of Education and from the nearest British Council Office, British Embassy or British High Commission. Students already in the UK can obtain information from their own Embassy or High Commission and the British Council regional or London offices. Further information on funding may be obtained from the UK Council for Overseas Students Affairs.

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. Scholarships can be offered annually by the UK to commonwealth citizens resident in a Commonwealth country other than Britain itself. Awards are for university postgraduate study or research, and are administered by the Department for International Development.
Eligibility: International students from a Commonwealth country.
How to apply: Candidates must apply through the appropriate agency in their country of normal residence.

World Bank
The World Bank Scholarship Program and the Fellowships Program are vehicles for knowledge sharing and capacity building in the developing world. The Programs provide opportunities for graduate and postgraduate studies leading to master's and doctoral degrees in development-related fields for mid-career professionals from eligible developing countries. Applicants must be a national of a World Bank member country, under 45 years of age, hold a bachelor's degree with superior grades, have two years of recent employment in economic development activities and have been admitted to a university renowned for development research and teaching. 
Contact address: World Bank, Graduate Scholarship Program, 1818 H Street, N.W. -- Room M 4001, Washington, DC 20036, USA.
Method of application: All eligible candidates should apply directly to the World Bank.

Said Foundation Masters Scholarships
The Said Foundation offers twenty postgraduate scholarships annually to outstanding individuals from Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan who demonstrate the potential to become leaders and innovators of change.
There are no restrictions on academic subjects but priority will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that their subject will enable them to contribute to the development of their home country.
Applications are restricted to the Foundation’s partner universities in the UK. A full list of partner universities can be found on the Said Foundation website.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR 2016/17
-Applications are restricted to candidates who are Lebanese, Jordanian or Palestinian (including Palestinians inside Israel) and Syrian;
-Priority is given to candidates permanently living in the Foundation’s target countries. The Foundation will, however, consider Syrians residing elsewhere due to current circumstances in Syria.
-Applications from candidates who will be thirty five years old or more at the beginning of the 2016/17 academic year cannot be considered;
-Only candidates with the equivalent of a UK 2.1 degree or higher will be eligible for consideration;
-Candidates are not required to have work experience but priority will be given to those who have some work experience and who can demonstrate that their studies will benefit their field of work on return to the Middle East. If the applicant lacks work experience the Foundation can consider experience gained from voluntary or community activities or participation in activities whilst at university;
-Applicants are required to demonstrate that they have the potential to be leaders in their field.
-Evidence that the applicant meets his/her proposed university’s English language conditions is required by the Foundation;
-Successful applicants are required to sign a binding undertaking to apply the skills and knowledge they have gained for the benefit of the Foundation's target countries (Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria).

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Centenary Award - MA Agriculture and Rural Development
In 2015 NFU Mutual, the UK’s leading rural insurer, is once again offering the Centenary Award for postgraduate students in agriculture.
The award gives annual bursaries to pay up to 75% of course fees for selected post graduate students in agriculture (Masters or PhD).
Eligibility: Home, EU and Overseas applicants who have gained, or are expected to gain, a 2:1 or above (or international equivalent) in agriculture or a closely related degree, and have been offered a place on a Masters or PhD course in agriculture in the UK starting in September 2017.  
Application deadline: The details of this award have not been confirmed for 2017 entry.





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