sha University of Leicester Master’s Scholarships in Museum Studies, UK

University of Leicester Master’s Scholarships in Museum Studies, UK

The School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester,  offers five scholarships for April 2014 entry to international students or applicants currently working or volunteering in UK museums.
Worth of Award
Each scholarship is payable as a course fee discount towards any of the following distance learning Master’s degree programmes:

  • Museum Studies
  • Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries
  • Digital Heritage
  • Heritage and Interpretation


  • A good second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Standard English language requirements
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the overall strength of the application – including consideration of previous academic attainment, relevant experience, references, and the personal statement
  • Available to UK/EU and international
  • Available for distance learning study only
  • Applicants must be able to start in April 2014 or show evidence of achieving this by April 2014

How to Apply
To apply, you must:

  • Draft a brief personal statement (1,000 words maximum) that tells why you wish to study your chosen course, how your previous academic and/or professional experience has given you the skills needed for postgraduate level study, and how taking this course will support your personal and/or professional development plans
  • Prepare your supporting documents – two references (including at least one academic reference), evidence of your academic qualifications, and evidence that you meet our English language entry requirements (if English is not your first language)
  • Go to the relevant course description and submit your online application
  • Applications that do not include a personal statement and the required supporting documents will not be considered
  • In the Fees and Financial Support section of the application, applicants must state that they wish to be considered for these April 2014 Museum Studies (Distance Learning) Scholarships

Deadline: Applications must be received by March 31, 2014
Click here for more details and to apply online