Saturday, June 25, 2016

MA Multimedia Journalism Scholarships for International Students

Exciting news!! The University of Bolton, together with Beijing Foreign Studies University are offering two fully funded postgraduate scholarships for international students in Multimedia Journalism for the 2016/17 academic year. Recipient’s £7,500 tuition fees will be waived in full. To apply, carefully read the application guidelines and complete the application form downloadable here: IMMJScholarship Application 2016-17. Then mail your completed application form with online portfolio link to Sharron Lovell – and sharron.lo by the deadline 30th July 2016.

Full-time Master’s Programme in International Multimedia Journalism
To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicants must meet the criteria for standard entrance requirements. A strong portfolio and commitment to the area of study are of greater value than educational background. If you do not have relevant education qualifications but you do have significant experience in the field of journalism, or communications, and you are able to present a strong portfolio as part of your application, you will be a strong candidate. Chinese citizens are not edible for scholarship.
Full £7,500 tuition fee waiver
*Please note all other costs including accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from Beijing, plus equipment is not included in the scholarship and must be covered by students. Students must have a basic equipment set-up on starting the course. This can be purchased for around £1,000 pounds.
University of Bolton, United Kingdom
Beijing Foreign studies University, China
*NOTE: It is important to visit the official website www.immj-ma for detailed course information prior to application.
To apply for a scholarship, you will need to complete all the materials outlined in the application form. Applications that do not include all requested materials will not be considered.
A fully completed scholarship application form, as a word or PDF document – including:
A personal statement explaining how your academic background, work experiences and/or extra-curricular activities relate to the IMMJ course, and what you expect to gain from studying this course (500 words maximum).
A plan outlining your future development and how you intend to use the knowledge and experience gained through the course to contribute towards the development of your career and profession as a whole. (500 words maximum).
Summary of your financial need, including details of any other sources of funding you expect to receive and any special circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance. (300 Words)
A link to an online portfolio. The link must point to a concise gallery (20-30 images) and/or 2-3 videos, that exhibit your best work. Text, audio or infographics materials may also be submitted. 
Please mail your completed application form with links to Sharron Lovell and by the deadline below.
The deadline for applications for entry for September 2016 is midnight (GMT) 30th July 2016
Announcements will be made in the first week of August. Term commences in the third week of September 2016.

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