The University of Warwick has launched scholarships worth £500,000 for Taught Masters students in 2016-17.
100 awards of £5000 per student will be available to eligible Home/EU students from under-represented groups who wish to start a postgraduate taught masters course in 2016-17. The Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme presents an opportunity for 2016/17 entrants to obtain funding alongside a postgraduate loan.
Worth of Award
- The Warwick Taught Masters scholarships are valued at £5,000. The scholarship will be paid as a contribution towards your tuition fees.
- Note: If you are in receipt of a full fee waiver, including in receipt of an NHS Bursary or Social Work Bursary, you will not be eligible for the award.
In order to be eligible to apply you need to be able to answer yes to all six questions listed below:
Part 1 –General eligibility criteria
- Did you start your first undergraduate degree at a UK university in 2012/13 or 2013/14?
- Are/were your tuition fees for your undergraduate studies between £6,000 and £9,000 per annum?
- Did you graduate from your undergraduate course in 2014/15 or 2015/16?
- Are you applying for a full-time Masters course, or a part-time Masters course that will be studied over a maximum of 2 years, starting in October 2016?
- Are you eligible to pay tuition fees at the Home/EU rate?
- Can you confirm that you do not already hold a Masters (or Integrated Masters) or PhD qualification?
If you can answer yes to all the questions above, please continue to the next section of eligibility criteria.
If you have answered no to any one of the above questions, unfortunately you will not be eligible for this scholarship scheme.
Part 2 – Under-represented groups in Postgraduate Taught study criteria
In order to be eligible to apply you must have answered yes to all of the 6 questions in Part 1 and be able to answer yes to at least one of the following 3 questions:
- Are/ were you in receipt of maintenance grant support from the UK government for your undergraduate course?
- Are/ were you in receipt of a special support grant support from the UK government for your undergraduate course?
- Were you in receipt of Disabled Students Allowance whilst studying, or do you receive Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment?
- If you can answer yes to at least one of the questions in Part 2, and to all of the 6 questions in Part 1, they would like to invite you to submit an application for the Warwick Taught Masters Scholarships Scheme 2016/17.
- Unfortunately you will not be eligible for this scholarship scheme if you are not able to answer yes to any of the questions in part 2.
Part 3- Additional Priority Areas
The University of Warwick is seeking to encourage applications to postgraduate study from students least represented in the University community. We will be awarding additional points to those whose application and supporting documentation can demonstrate any of the following:
- You were aged 21+ on the first day of your undergraduate course.
- You entered University at undergraduate level from a Care background or as a Foyer resident.
- You are deemed Independent by the UK government for student support purposes.
- You studied your undergraduate course at the University of Warwick (alumni)
How to Apply
- To apply for a Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship please complete the online form.
- Depending on the eligibility criteria selected, you are required to supply evidence of this with your application form. The application form includes guidance on the documentation required.
If you have any questions about this scheme or your eligibility please email: [email protected]
Deadline: The deadline for applications to be received is Thursday 21st July, 16:00hrs.
They will notify all applicants of the outcome of their application by Friday 12 August 2016.