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Scholarships at University of Manchester

There are 7 scholarships available at University of Manchester.

Bursaries for the postgraduate certificate in Global Health (PGCert)

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Eligibility criteria: This bursary is tenable for one year only. Applicants may be of any nationality. Candidates must have submitted an application for a place on the PGCert programme by the bursary application deadline. Students who have already accepted full scholarships or bursaries for September 2020 entry or are already in receipt of a full scholarship or bursary are ineligible to apply. To apply for the bursary: Applicants must complete the PGCert admissions application process, including online admissions form, tailored reference, and personal statement. Applicants should state their interest in the award within the funding section of the online application form. Applicants must provide a personal statement of no more than 350 words detailing why they wish to study this course and what they think they will bring to it. Within their statement, they should include details of any prior learning undertaken within a professional context and what the impact of the bursary would be. The personal statement should be submitted alongside the online application and other supporting documentation. Bursary Award Holders have a commitment to: provide blog entries throughout their study; engage with requests for video testimonials if possible during their course; write a testimonial at the end of their course.

Application details

Deadline for application - Friday, 31 July 2020, 11.59pm (UK/BST).

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

1,96,404

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Two awards available to fund PGCert in Global Health

Application deadline

31 July 2020

HCRI bursary for Red Cross Red Crescent members - postgraduate certificate in Global Health (PG Cert)

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

HCRI honours its partnership with the IFRC by offering a number of competitive bursaries to which only members of the Red Cross Red Crescent Societies may apply. These bursaries are: intended to support those most in need, and are awarded based on a number of criteria including reference, and the quality of the reflections in the applicant's personal statement; tenable for one year only (commencing September 2020); open to applicants of any nationality. Criteria 1: The applicant must have submitted a complete application to the online Postgraduate Certificate in Global Health, including an application form, tailored online reference, and personal statement. Entry requirements and application process details can be found here. Criteria 2: The applicant must be a volunteer or staff member with the Movement (i.e. IFRC/ICRC/RCRC). A reference from an appropriate colleague within the Movement is not essential but would support your application. Students who have already accepted full scholarships or bursaries for September 2020 entry or are already in receipt of a full scholarship or bursary are ineligible to apply. To apply for the bursary: Applicants must complete the PG Cert admissions application process, including online admissions form, tailored reference, and personal statement; Applicants should state their interest in the award within the funding section of the online application form; Applicants must provide a personal statement of no more than 350 words detailing why they wish to study this course and what they think they will bring to it. Within their statement, they should include details of any prior learning undertaken within a professional context, and the impact the bursary award would have on the applicant and their work in the Movement. The personal statement should be submitted alongside the online application and other supporting documentation.

Application details

Deadline for application - Friday, 31 July 2020, 11.59pm (UK/BST).

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

1,96,404

Paid to successful student

Per year

Application deadline

31 July 2020

Paterson Institute for Cancer Research Studentships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applicants should have attained (or be expected to obtain) a first or upper second class degree in a relevant subject from a recognised higher education institution. This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study: Postgraduate research. This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study: Full-time. This funding is available to students undertaking study in: Biochemistry Biology Biomedical Sciences Cell Biology Genetics Life Sciences Medical Biochemistry Medicine Molecular Biology Pharmacology Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Physiology This funding is available to all nationalities. Other eligibility criteria: For applicants whose first language is not English the typical minimum English language requirements are IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 577 (TWE 5.5; paper-based), 233 (TWE 5.5; computer-based) or 90 (internet-based; minimum of 22 in each component). Number available: Typically between 6-8 annually (subject to change).

Application details

Typically October/November for PhD places commencing the following October.

Funding type

Bursary and fees coverage

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Stipend at Cancer Research UK rates; tuition fee coverage and support for associated project costs. Specified use: Tuition fees and living expenses (stipend).

Application deadline

October 2020, November 2020

Faculty of Life Sciences - International Postgraduate Research Bursaries

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Overseas applicant should have equivalent of a UK First or Upper Second Class Honours degree are considered. For applicants whose first language is not English the minimum English language requirement is IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper-based), 233 (computer-based) or 90 (internet-based). This funding is available to students undertaking study in Biological and Computing Science; Biology; Biomedical Sciences; Biochemistry; Biotechnology; Cell Biology; Genetics; Life Sciences; Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Neuroscience; Optometry; Plant Science; Pharmacology; Physiology; History of Science, Technology and Medicine; Zoology; Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences. This funding is available to students undertaking the Full-time mode of study. Bursaries are awarded based on outstanding academic achievement. Applicants for the bursaries must be able to cover the remainder of their tuition fees and living expenses.

Application details

Applications for the Faculty of Life Sciences International Bursaries are accepted all year round with any associated deadlines advertised on the Faculty website.

Funding type

Bursary

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

A number of bursaries covers Tuition fees or living expenses are available for exceptional international applicants.

Alumni Fund PhD Award in Social Cohesion, Regenerative Medicine, Science & Society, Cancer 2015

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Detailed requirements are determined by each Faculty. However, a high academic standard is required with an expected 2:1 or higher. Evidence of performance and anticipated graduation result may be requested during application process. This award can be held alongside other awards. This funding is available to all nationalities. Awards are reserved for current final-year undergraduate students at Manchester who are considering staying on for PhD study at the University, and also those who graduated from The University of Manchester within the last 4 years. Candidates must study in the following areas in any of the four faculties of the university: Social Cohesion, Regenerative Medicine, Science & Society, Cancer 2015. World Poverty or Carbon Reduction.

Application details

Varies depending on the faculty closing date.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

7,48,206 - 14,96,413

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

A minimum partial award of £8,000 or a full award of £16,000 per annum. 2 available each year in each of the Faculties of EPS, Humanities, MHS and one available in Life Sciences.

Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Eligibility criteria Faculty of Humanities The scholarship is available to University of Manchester graduates who have received a first-class honours degree enrolling on a Faculty of Humanities master’s course. Students applying will need to apply within three years of receiving their degree. The scholarship is available for international students who will study full-time, part-time or by distance learning. You may be eligible to apply for other bursaries across the University; please contact the School in which your course will be based for further information. Please note that you will not normally receive the Manchester Alumni Scholarship should you be successful in applying for another University scholarship. Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health The scholarship is available to University of Manchester graduates enrolling on a Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health postgraduate taught master’s programme. You must have graduated in the previous year or be graduating currently with a first-class honours degree. The scholarship is available for international students who will study full-time or part-time. You must be self-funded and must not be in receipt of any other funding support.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Bursary

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

Faculty of Humanities: You'll get a £3,000 reduction on fees paid directly to the University at the start of the course. Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health: You'll get a £1,000 reduction on fees paid directly.

School of Mathematics Scholarship Award

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Students need first class honours degree, or possibly a good upper second class honours degree in Mathematics at Masters level or an appropriate related discipline. This funding is available to all nationalities. This award can be held alongside other awards. This funding is available to students undertaking study in: Mathematics. This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study: Full-time, Part-time. This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study: Postgraduate research. 6-10 available per academic year. Tenable period: 3.5 years.

Application details

Applicants should highlight on their PHD application form that they wish to be considered for an EPSRC DTA Award or a Department Scholarship Award. Students who apply for EPSRC funding are automatically considered for this funding. Applications are accepted all year round.

Funding type

Fees coverage

Bursary value

Varies

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

International Students: Tuition Fees Only.

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