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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Masters Excellence Scholarship

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Recruiter
Newcastle University
Posted
15 March 2012
Location
North East England > Tyne & Wear
Discipline
Biology
Level
Masters Courses
Course fee
not specified

Further information

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Masters Excellence Scholarship


Closing Date: 1st May 2012

Details:

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is offering 15 awards of £2000 to the highest achieving Masters degree applicants across the Faculty.  Scholarship awards are for UK/EU students who are 2011 Newcastle University graduates studying full time HaSS masters in 2012.  Applicants must be expecting high 2:1/first degree honours.

Successful applicants will be chosen on academic achievements and supporting personal statement. For more information on eligibility and how to apply visit http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hss/postgrad/excellencescholarships.htm

Value of Award 

Students classified as UK/EU for fee purposes will receive a £2000 tuition fee discount* for 2012 entry into full time Masters level study.

*For students eligible for a 20% alumni tuition fee discount , this will be applied to the net balance after the £2000 scholarship deduction.

How to apply

All applicants must apply by completing the online application form found at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hss/postgrad/excellencescholarships.htm .  Applicants are required to complete a 350 word personal statement to include motivations, why you should be considered for an award, why you applied and career direction.

Closing date for applications: 1st May 2012

Terms and conditions

The following conditions apply to be eligible for an award:

  • Applicants must be of Home/EU status
  • Applicants must be graduates of Newcastle University in the year 2011/12 going on to a HaSS PGT programme starting Sept 2012
  • Applicants are expecting to achieve a first class degree; transcripts of latest academic grading will be requested at the application stage
  • Newcastle graduates from any UG discipline can apply
  • Applicants awarded other sources of full or partial funding are ineligible 
  • Awards exclude PG certificates, PG Diplomas, PGCE and MArch programmes.
  • Applicants for both part-time and full-time routes will be considered

Further information
For more details please refer to http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hss/postgrad/excellencescholarships.htm , alternatively contact the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences by e-mail, hassmarketing@ncl.ac.uk , or by phone, 0191 222 7144.

Newcastle University


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