January 6, 2016

UK: University of West England Millennium Development Scholarships for International Students

UWE Millennium Development Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: University of West England
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of the West of England, Bristol offers more than £600,000 worth of scholarships for international students each year. This includes the Millennium Development Scholarship.

The Millennium Development Scholarship is targeted to international students who wish to attain Millennium Development goals within their country.

Successful applicants must show how the scholarship will help them attain the Millennium Development goals within their country, and will also be required to undertake both an internship and an ambassadorial activity as part of the programme.

University of West England (UWE) Millennium Development Scholarships

Eligibility
Eligible students must:
  • Have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st in an undergraduate degree
  • Hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS or equivalent English language is the only condition
  • Be a new student to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study
  • Be classed as overseas for fees purposes
  • Not be a sponsored student or in receipt of another scholarship/award
  • Provide official transcripts at the time of application
Specific Criteria:
Applicants will need to provide information in their application detailing how the scholarship will help them to attain the Millennium Development goals within their country.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (international students from around the world

Participating Institutions
University of West England (UWE), Bristol; UK

Fields of study
Any one year Master’s Degree Programme offered at the University

Number of awards
A total of 2 scholarship awards are offered - 1 for the September 2016 entry; AND another one for the January 2017 entry

Sponsorship duration
This is a FULL tuition award - it will last throughout duration of programme

Scholarship benefits
Full tuition fee scholarship will be awarded for an outstanding student to study a one year Masters programme at UWE.

The recipient of this scholarship will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Development Office and other departments, and will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of the course.

Method of Application
You must have received an unconditional offer for a Master’s Programme at UWE before you can apply for this scholarship.

Applicants will need to provide information in their application detailing how the scholarship will help them to attain the Millennium Development goals within their country.

Applications can be made via a task in applicant’s Welcome website by the deadline date below. Only eligible applicants will be invited to apply via a task in their welcome website. Applicants are selected based on academic merit and the information that is provided in their application form and statement.

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

DEADLINES:
The deadline for submitting your application for the September 2016 intake is 31 March 2016; while that for the January 2017 intake is October 2016 (exact date yet to be advised).

PLEASE NOTE:
The University of the West of England, also known as UWE Bristol, or simply UWE (pronounced "you-we") is a university based in the British city of Bristol. Its main campus is at Frenchay in Bristol, about five miles (8 km) north of the city centre. UWE also has campuses at St Matthias and Glenside in north-east Bristol and Bower Ashton, near Ashton Court in south-west Bristol.

UWE is the larger of the two universities in Bristol, the other being the longer established University of Bristol.

Application Deadline: 31 March 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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