University of Leeds Transport Scholarships for International Masters Students

Transport Masters International Excellence Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Transport related
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 tuition fee reduction scholarships, each worth up to £5000, to provide development opportunities to international students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential.

You can apply for the Transport Masters International Excellence Scholarships, if you’re an international fee rated applicant who has been offered a place on any masters degree course within Transport Studies (excluding MSc Sustainable Cities), and can demonstrate the academic criteria listed below.

The scholarships form part of the ITS mission to advance the understanding of transport globally via the development of skills and best practice. ITS invites applications from suitably qualified applicants worldwide for the Transport Masters International Scholarships 2018-19.

University of Leeds Transport Scholarships

Any international applicant who has been offered a place on any of the masters degree courses within Transport Studies, and who demonstrates academic excellence (2.1+ or equivalent), professional experience and/or voluntary experience can apply for this scholarship.

Selection criteria:
You must be self-funding (or partially funded), full time, classified as international for tuition fee purposes and not in receipt of any other Institute for Transport Studies award.

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 masters degree courses within Transport Studies (excluding MSc Sustainable Cities)

Number of awards
Six scholarships will be granted for September 2018-19 entry

Sponsorship duration
This award will only apply to a one year full-time Master’s Degree Programme offered at the ITS. 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
They are PARTIAL scholarships providing tuition fee reduction for the 2018-19 academic year (equivalent to the value of £5,000 for international students)

Method of Application
Scholarship applicants must first have received an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for a Masters degree programme at the Institute for Transport Studies. 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. Nominees for scholarship awards are selected based on academic merit and the information provided in their application form.

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

Early application is encouraged and the deadline for application in full is 20th June 2018

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email within 4 weeks of the application deadline.

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: 20 June 2018
Open for International Applicants: Yes

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