July 2, 2016

University of Leeds Transport Scholarships for International Masters Students to Study in UK

International Transport Masters Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Transport Studies
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Institute for Transport Studies
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, is offering a number of fees scholarships, each worth up to £8500, to provide development opportunities to students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential.

The scholarships will fund 50% of the tuition fees for international and UK/EU students to undertake a full-time Masters degree programme at ITS, on a one year full-time basis. The scholarships form part of the ITS mission to advance the understanding of transport globally via the development of skills and best practice.

The ITS at the University of Leeds invites applications from suitably qualified applicants worldwide for the International Transport Masters Scholarships 2016.

University of Leeds Transport Scholarships

Applicants must first hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place on an ITS Masters programme for the academic year commencing September 2016, and be designated by the University as being of international fee status.

Specifically, please note:
  1. Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain, a Bachelors degree equivalent to a UK first class or upper second class honours.
  2. Applicants must hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for an ITS Masters degree for the academic year commencing September 2016.
Selection criteria:
All applications will be assessed on a competitive basis. A scholarship award cannot be deferred and will lapse if not accepted in September 2016.

Participating Institutions
Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds; England

Fields of study
Scholarship applications can be made for any of the six programmes:
  1. MSc Mathematical Modelling for Transport
  2. MSc Transport Economics
  3. MSc Sustainability in Transport
  4. MSc Transport Planning
  5. MSc Transport Planning and the Environment
  6. MSc (Eng) Transport Planning and Engineering
Number of awards
For the September 2016 intake, It is anticipated that up to ten scholarships will be awarded in total, subject to the calibre of the applications

Sponsorship duration
This is a PARTIAL TUITION scholarship for one academic year; the academic progress of scholarship recipients will be subject to on-going review - ITS reserves the right to withdraw funding at the end of either semester should academic performance be unsatisfactory

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships provide a 50% tuition fee waiver for the 2016-17 academic year (equivalent to the value of £8500 for international students, and £2000 or £3250 or for UK/EU students).

Method of Application
Applicants must hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for an ITS Masters degree for the academic year they are applying for. Early applications are encouraged. Applicants should submit the ITS scholarship form, including a statement of 500 words on how a Masters degree would enable them to make a difference to transportation (e.g in their country, region or area) and specifically to tackle a significant problem or issue. Scholarship applications will be assessed on a competitive basis.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply, including access to the application pack and full terms and conditions.

Scholarship applications should be submitted to ITS no later than 15th June 2016 for international applicants, and 7th July 2016 for UK/EU applicants

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email by 7th July for internationals applicants and 29th July for UK/EU applicants.

Preference will be given to applicants who would otherwise be precluded from undertaking a Masters programme; ITS reserves the right not to make scholarship awards or to offer a fee waiver at a lower amount; the scholarship recipients will be expected to support the future development and promotion of the scholarships and ITS, by participating in ITS marketing activities

The University of Leeds (informally Leeds University, or simply Leeds) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College (which eventually became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool).

ITS is globally recognised as one of the world’s largest and most successful University departments for transport teaching and research. ITS Masters programmes are accredited by leading professional bodies and equip students with the practical skills for progression to a range of professional-level careers in the transport industries.

Application Deadline: 7 July 2016
Open for International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in the UK for International Students

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