University of Westminster Cavendish Research Scholarships for Developing Country Students

Cavendish Research Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Science and Technology
Course Level: Graduate (MPhil, PhD)
Provider: University of Westminster
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Westminster offers the Cavendish Research Scholarships for international students from any developing country of the world wishing to undertake a research degree (an MPhil or a PhD) in the Faculty of Science and Technology of that University.

The Cavendish Research Scholarships are targeted at those international students from developing countries, and for the purposes of this scholarship, ‘developing’ countries include middle income countries.

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply well ahead of the deadline date.

University of Westminster Cavendish Research Scholarships

You must be a student from a developing country. For the list of developing countries, please see below.

You must hold an offer for a full-time MPhil/PhD degree at the University’s Faculty of Science and Technology.

Selection Criteria:
You must have a qualification equivalent to a UK First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL Developing Countries

=> The following is a list of countries considered to be 'developed'. If your country is not on the list then you are eligible to apply. If your country is listed here below, then you are not eligible to apply.

Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Vatican City

Participating Institutions
University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Fields of study
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research degrees in the areas of Science and Technology

Number of awards
Only 2 scholarships will be awarded for the 2016/2017 session

Sponsorship duration
Throughout the duration of the programs

Scholarship benefits
The value of the awards range from HALF fee award to FULL fee award (i.e. range from 50% to 100% of the tuition fee)

Method of Application
You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study
. The University of Westminster cannot accept any scholarship application without an admissions offer. To apply for a scholarship you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to download the necessary application forms (including the Scholarship Brochure), and also for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

The deadline for applications is 3 May 2016

International undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship applicants must send their application to the university by post. Due to the volume of applications received, the University of Westminster cannot accept any applications via email.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application is received before the deadline date. Due to its very tight timescales the university cannot accept applications which are received late or with a postmark of the deadline date.

The University of Westminster is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. Its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, was founded in 1838 and was the first polytechnic institution in the UK. Westminster was awarded university status in 1992 meaning it could award its own degrees.

Its headquarters and original campus are in Regent Street in the City of Westminster area of central London, with additional campuses in Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow. It operates the Westminster International University in Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

Application Deadline: 3 May 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in the UK for International Students

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