Friday, January 20, 2017

2017 SYLFF Fellowships in UK

Two fellowships for Home UK/EU students and one fellowship for an International student are available through a trust funded by the Tokyo Foundation. The fellowships are offered with the objective of educating graduate students who have high potential for future leadership in international affairs.

Type of award
Postgraduate Masters

Award amount
Fee waiver of up to £8,000 for Home UK/EU students. Fee waiver of up to £15,000 for International students.

You are eligible to be considered for a SYLFF Fellowship if you are national of and resident in one of the following countries:
  • Albania
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Macedonia
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Russia (Russian Federation)
  • Serbia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • Uzbekistan
In addition, you also need to be applying for one of the following masters degree courses:
  • Anthropology of Development & Social Transformation
  • Anthropology
  • Development Economics
  • Environment, Development & Policy
  • Gender and Development
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Political Economy
  • Human Rights
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Economics
  • International Relations
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Strategic Innovation Management (Previously Technology & Innovation Management)
There are three fellowships available:
  • Two fee waivers of up to £8,000 for Home UK/EU students
  • One fee waiver of up to £15,000 for an Overseas student
Students in receipt of the SYLFF Fellowship can not also hold the Chancellor's Masters Scholarship, the Sussex Graduate Scholarship, the Chancellor's International Scholarship or the Sussex MBA Scholarship.

Application deadline: 15th May 2017 (23:59 BST).

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