The University of Roehampton and the Society of the Sacred Heart have established a scholarship fund to encourage postgraduate studies and research in areas which promote international understanding and which enable candidates to work more effectively in their communities upon completion of their studies.
The scholarships are available to academically excellent students from both within and outside the UK to follow a programme of study at the University of Roehampton.
Candidates in any discipline are encouraged to apply.
Worth of Award

  • The Scholarship will usually consist of the tuition fee and free or subsidised accommodation on the University of Roehampton campus.
Eligibility

The Sacred Heart Scholarship is open to UK and international students for postgraduate study or research who:

  • are intending to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Roehampton
  • have an excellent academic record or equivalent life experience
  • have a commitment to contributing to the wider community
  • may otherwise be unable to pursue their studies
  • are likely to make a contribution to international understanding and intend to contribute to their own communities following graduation
  • The main criterion for the award is academic excellence. However, excellence in other areas of the candidate’s past work or volunteer experience may also be considered.
  • The awarding Panel will also take financial need or other compelling circumstances into account.
  • Scholarships for taught masters and taught doctorate programmes will be for the duration of the course, while MPhil and PhD scholarships will be for a maximum of 3 years for full-time students or 5 years for part-time students.
  • Scholarships are awarded subject to acceptance for admission to a programme of study or research at Roehampton University and the requirements of any regulations that pertain to this.

How to Apply

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  • Download an application form online
  • Completed applications forms along with 2 reference letters should be sent to [email protected]ampton.ac.uk by the deadline stated below.
  • Applications for the scholarship should include a statement indicating why the candidate wishes to pursue their studies at Roehampton, and indicating how the candidate intends to promote international understanding and contribute to their communities following graduation. Applicants must also send the names and contact details of two referees and proof of eligibility.
  • This should include:
  • reference to their acceptance (conditional or unconditional) by the University of Roehampton to pursue graduate studies
    • any other information that the candidate feels is relevant to their application
    • Applications sent after the specified deadline can not be considered.
      Or alternatively, applications can be posted to:
      Sacred Heart Scholarship Panel
      University of Roehampton
      Lawrence Building
      Roehampton Lane
      London SW15 5PJ

Deadline: application closes on May 16, 2014
Click here to read the official announcement