The University of Limerick invites applications for the Stepping Stones Scholarships for non-EU students on taught MA programmes at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, the University of Limerick for the 2018/2019 academic year.

This scholarship target international students on taught MA programmes at the Academy who have a demonstrable record in a performance and/or academic specialization relevant to a programme of study at the Academy

Worth of Award

  • These scholarships are open to all applicants to be taught MA programmes at the Academy.
  • There are three €1,000 general scholarships available.

Eligibility

  • International students on taught MA programmes at the Academy who have a demonstrable record in a performance and/or academic specialization relevant to a programme of study at the Academy.
  • Priority will be given to:
    • applicants experiencing a demonstrable financial challenge
    • applicants from parts of the world underrepresented at the Academy
    • applicants with projects that resonate with the spirit of the Stepping Stones initiative: equality of art practices, an
    • interdisciplinary vision, and desire to build bridges between arts practices
    • applicants for programmes with a higher number of available places

How to Apply

  • Applicants must apply for the programme through the normal university procedures.
  • In the application form, where a candidate is asked to indicate how they will fund their study, they should indicate that they will be applying for a Stepping Stones scholarship (they should also include other forms of funding as appropriate).
  • The initial application for the scholarship should be coordinated by the course director of the programme. If a candidate has been offered a place on the programme and wishes to apply for the scholarship, they should send the following to the course director:

(1) A personal letter indicating how their application meets the scholarship criteria
(2) A letter from one of the referees included on their application form, indicating how their application meets the scholarship criteria

Deadline: application closes Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4 pm

Click here for details and to apply

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