January 25, 2016

UK: University of East Anglia International Development Scholarships for Postgraduate Students

School of International Development Excellence Awards

Course(s) Offered: Development fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: University of East Anglia
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of East Anglia offers partial and full scholarships for international students from developing, low-income and developed countries.

The scholarships are for Masters Degree in International development courses offered by the School of International Development - School of International Development Excellence Awards.

Eligibility
You should have been offered and have accepted a place on an eligible international development course offered by the School of International Development.

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence (e.g. first class degree) and the personal statement.

For African applicants, scholarship award is conditional on a statement of their current employer who commits to providing a stipend to cover living expenditures as well as to employing the student again after the study.

Eligible groups
Citizens of several countries ACROSS the world

Participating Institutions
School of International Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK

Fields of study
Masters level postgraduate courses offered by the School of International Development. See the complete list of postgraduate taught courses.

Sponsorship duration
Awards are partial or full fee waivers or awards which will last the whole duration of the masters program

Number of awards / Scholarship benefits
a). INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS (for all international students) - Offers a £1,000 fee waiver to all international students who have obtained a 1st Class degree. All students who have completed their undergraduate degree at UEA will receive an additional 20% fee reduction.

b). INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FULL FEES SCHOLARSHIP (for all international students) - A full fee award may be offered to one international taught applicant

c). INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PARTIAL FEE EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS for students from USA, Japan, Korea and Latin America - partial fees awards may be offered to students from USA (1 scholarship of £12000), Japan (5 scholarships of £3000), Korea (1 scholarships of £6000), Latin America (1 scholarship of £6000)

d). INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FULL FEES SCHOLARSHIP for African students - A full fee award may be offered to one African applicant (Please note: NOT offered for 2016/2017 session).

Method of Application
All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination. Click here for information on how to apply for admissions.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

DEADLINES:
Deadline for applications are 28 February 2016 (for Japanese applicants), 6 March 2016 (all international students), 30 April 2016 (Korea, Latin America and USA) and 15 May 2015 (Africans).

PLEASE NOTE:
The School of International Development (formerly The School of Development Studies) is a department at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England.

Situated within the Faculty of Social Sciences, the School of International Development (DEV) has 250 undergraduates, 150 taught postgraduates, 80 PhD students, 13 associated researchers and 36 academic staff. DEV provides a research and teaching environment (encompassing social, political, natural and environmental sciences and economics) for its staff and students. DEV graduates have careers in academia, government, non-governmental organisations, research institutes, consultancies and private business.

The school is ranked in the top three British ‘development studies’ departments.

Application Deadline: 28 February / 6 March / 30 April 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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