Monday, May 2, 2016

Global Development Scholarship for Masters Students in UK For Tanzania Students

2016/17 entry*

Formerly the Countries in Crisis Scholarship.
Please read all the requirements carefully:
  • These scholarships are to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are from a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster etc.
  • The scholarship is available for students on full time Master's programmes (not MBA) based at the University of Bradford. Students must be self funded.
  • You no longer need to have secured an offer to study at Bradford before you apply for this scholarship. However you must already have completed your undergraduate degree and know your results to be able to apply.
  • You must send proof of your results with your application form. Any evidence sent after your application will not be accepted.
  • Please apply for the scholarship before applying for a place on a course if you will be reliant upon the scholarship to cover your fees and living expenses. 
NEW -  For further information please see our Frequently Asked Questions

Minimum entry requirements

You do not need to meet the minimum English requirements to be able to apply for the scholarship. You can take an IELTS or other English test if you are awarded the scholarship.
However, you must already meet the minimum academic entry requirements for your chosen course to be able to apply for the scholarship.
The closing date for applications: 13 May 2016.

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Tel: +441274 23 6637

External funding opportunities

Who can apply?

  • Students from the following list of countries are invited to apply for these scholarships. However in extreme circumstances applications from students from other countries will be considered by the panel.
  • Students from Pakistan will be considered under the Bestway Foundation Scholarship Scheme.
  • To be considered for a place on our Master's courses you will need to have achieved the minimum level of degree qualification specified for your country (below).
  • You will also need to meet our English Language requirements.

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"I applied for the scholarship and by the Grace of God, my application was successful. My experience at University of Bradford continues to be awesome."
MSc Project Planning and Management, 2015

How much could I get?

Full tuition fees and accommodation in The Green will be covered plus £4,200 per annum living costs to be paid in three instalments – October, January and April. Each scholarship is worth approximately £25,000.
There will be five Bestway Foundation Scholarships for students from Pakistan, there will be a further two scholarships available for students from the other countries listed above.

How do I apply?

Complete the form below (it will be available from 18 April - 13 May 2016).  If you have already received an offer to study with us please make sure you include your University of Bradford number on the form below.
Tips for a successful application from the scholarship panel:
  • You must explain how the situation in your country has affected you personally. Don't just describe the situation in your country.
  • Please write as full and detailed a statement as possible. Remember that the Scholarship panel will only have your form to by which to judge your application so try to put as much relevant information in there as possible.  We may request evidence from you at a later date if your application is short listed.
  • Don't focus on your academic qualifications unless it is relevant to your application.
The closing date is 13 May 2016 at 23:59 BST. Applications received after this time will not be accepted.

What happens next?

The Scholarship panel will consider your application in June. 
If you are successful you will be asked to submit a course application to the University and provide proof of your qualifications and level of English Language, plus an academic reference.  You will then need to secure a Visa to study here at Bradford.   We will be able to guide you through this process.
Please note - only successful students will be notified of the outcome. If you have not heard from us by 30 June then your application has not been successful.

What else do I need to know?

Successful students must agree to be featured on the scholarships section of the University website and be included in other promotional materials such as the prospectus.
For further information or any queries you can:
  • Email: 
  • Tel: 01274 236637
Or call into TheHub Student Support Centre in the Richmond Building.

Bestway Scholarships for students from Pakistan

Students from Pakistan apply under the Bestway Scholarship Scheme. Please use the application form for Global Development Scholarships.
Readfurther information about eligible courses.

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