Postgraduate Funding Search

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Africa Postgraduate Taught Award


Key Information
If you are an African citizen with an offer for a postgraduate taught programme you will be eligible for an Africa Award of £1,000, which will be deducted from your tuition fees as stated above, providing you are privately financing your studies.* Both the tuition fees and this award are fixed for the duration of the programme.

*the award is available for self-financing students only and is not applied to students whose fees are paid by their government, commercial organisation or other sponsoring body. The award can be combined with other partial scholarships (but not full fee remissions) for privately financed students studying at our Liverpool campus. At our London campus students can only hold one scholarship, normally whichever is greater in value.

Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Eligibility Criteria
No application necessary, automatically deducted for African citizens with OSI fee status. These awards will not be applicable to sponsored students and are just for Postgraduate (Taught) students including MRes but excluding MPhil/PhD and MArch.

Please note that this award is for new students only current students progressing from undergraduate study at the University of Liverpool will not be eligible.
Excluded Subjects
Only available for Taught Masters programmes (including MRes)
How to Apply
There is no need to apply for this award, as the sum is automatically deducted based on nationality.
Awarding Body
N/A
Further Information
N/A

BECAS Chile Awards


Key Information
We have an agreement with BECAS that provides funding to support postgraduate students from Chile. The funding will provide a reduction in fees.
Eligibility Criteria
Please see the BECAS Chile website.

Excluded Subjects
Please see the BECAS Chile website.

How to Apply
Please see the BECAS Chile website.

Awarding Body
BECAS Chile
Further Information
Please see the BECAS Chile website.


Big Data and High Performance Computing MSc Scholarship


Key Information
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool is delighted to announce the opportunity for Home and European students to receive industrial sponsorship to cover tuition fees for its MSc Big Data and High Performance Computing.

The sponsorship has been facilitated by the Hartree High Performance Computing Centre, Daresbury, and is drawn from a number of industrial collaborators. This fantastic opportunity for sponsorship is available to all home and EU students and covers tuition fees (approximately £6,000).

In addition to receiving the sponsorship, students will also be co-supervised by Hartree and will work with industry partners on their individual project, working in a professional environment.
Eligibility Criteria
Students must be from the UK or EU. Interested applicants should have a good first degree in computer science or a closely related technical subject. The awards will be based on academic excellence.
Excluded Subjects
Only students studying the MSc Big Data and High Performance Computing are eligible.
How to Apply
In the first instance, applicants should contact Dr Martin Gairing.
Awarding Body
Hartree Centre, Daresbury
Further Information
Visit MSc Big Data and High Performance Computing for more information.

Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF)


Key Information
Up to 16 awards available for Canadian citizens currently enrolled on a postgraduate research programme at a UK university with at least one term completed, applicants on one year only programmes are not eligible.
Eligibility Criteria
These awards are for postgraduate academic studies in the UK, and are exclusively for students who have already commenced their postgraduate programme of study in the UK.
Excluded Subjects
All subjects
How to Apply
Information and application forms for the 2017-2018 academic year will be provided on Thursday 1 December 2016, with a deadline of 5pm, Friday 03 March 2017 on this website.
Awarding Body
Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF)
Further Information
For further information, please Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund website.

CNPq Scholarships for Brazilian students studying for PhD degrees or sandwich PhD


Key Information
The scholarships are for Brazilian students studying for PhD degrees or sandwich PhD in the following areas: Engineering and other technological areas Exact and Earth Sciences (e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry) Health, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (Biochemistry, systems biology, neurosciences, etc.) Computing and Information Technology Aerospace Pharmaceuticals Sustainable Agricultural Production Green Chemistry Oil, Gas and Coal Energy Minerals Biotechnology Nanotechnology and New Materials Climate Change Biodiversity Marine Sciences Productive Inclusion and Social Technologies Housing and Sanitation Creative Industries (focused on products and processes for technological development and innovation).

The award is tenable for the period of fee liability (usually the same length as the course). If the scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based on satisfactory academic progress.

It covers 100% of university fees and accommodation as well as a grant for living expenses and travel. Up to 30 Scholarships are offered.

The awards will be made based on academic merit and/or potential.
Eligibility Criteria
This scholarship is open to candidates studying for a full-time PhD or sandwich PhD in the subjects named above, whereby the student spends up to 1 year at University of Liverpool.

- Eligible candidates should be nationals of Brazil, not ordinarily resident in a state within the European Economic Area.
- Applicants must intend to return to their home country at the end of their studies.
- This scholarship is open to candidates studying for a full-time PhD or sandwich PhD.
- The awards will be made based on academic merit and/or potential.
- Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements.
Excluded Subjects
Various (see 'Key Information' section above)
How to Apply
Whether you are planning to apply for a one-year sandwich PhD or a full PhD please look at our web pages initially to ensure we have expertise in the area that you are interested in. Our, research programmes, research themes and study pages cover a wealth of research activity here at the University of Liverpool.

Once you have identified a potential supervisor, please email them an outline of your research interests. If you are having difficulty in finding a suitable supervisor, please email one of the Faculty PhD Directors:

Andrea Varro, for all subject areas in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (avarro@liverpool.ac.uk)

David Joss, for all subject areas in the Faculty of Science and Engineering
dtj@liverpool.ac.uk
Awarding Body
CNPq
Further Information
You can also apply for a specific research projects. Information is available on the web pages for individual Schools and Institutes (see postgraduate section).

Once you have discussed your research project with a supervisor and are ready, we will send you further details as to how to make the scholarship application to CNPq.

Commonwealth Scholarships: Developing Countries Scheme


Key Information
The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) supports around 700 awards annually. Awards are funded by the Department for International Development (for developing Commonwealth countries), the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Scottish Government (for developed Commonwealth countries), and UK universities.

If you are a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, you can apply for split-site PhD study at Liverpool.
Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should:
• Be Commonwealth citizens, refugees, or British protected persons.
• Be permanently resident in a Commonwealth country other than the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.
• Be available to commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2018.
• Hold, by October 2018, a first degree of upper second class Honours standard (or above) or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification, which will normally be a master’s degree.

The Commission wishes to promote equal opportunity, gender equity and cultural exchange. Applications are welcomed from the many different races and origins that comprise the Commonwealth’s rich variety of cultures, traditions and institutions.
Excluded Subjects
None.
How to Apply
The Commission invites the nomination of candidates for Commonwealth Scholarships from a number of sources. These are described below. Candidates may choose any of these ‘nominating routes’ for any category of award, subject to the exceptions noted. Candidates must, however, apply locally in the first instance. The Commission does not accept direct applications.

For 12 months’ non-degree study in the United Kingdom on a Split-Site basis to aid the completion of a doctoral degree undertaken at a university in the candidate’s home country nominations are invited through the following channels:

• The candidate’s national Commonwealth Scholarship agency. This is the main route of application and a full list of Commonwealth Scholarship agency addresses can be obtained from the CSC website
• The Executive Head of an eligible developing country university on whose staff the applicant serves. (In the case of Bangladesh and India, nominations are made through the University Grants Commission in Pakistan, through the Higher Education Commission and in Sri Lanka, through the Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education)
• Selected non-governmental organisations, charitable bodies and development partnerships.
Awarding Body
Commonwealth Scholarships Commission
Further Information
Applications for 2017 Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are closed.
Information on 2018 Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships will be available in August 2017 on this page.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme


Key Information
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, offered in partnership with UK universities, are for developing country students who would not otherwise be able to undertake master’s level study in the UK.

The University of Liverpool participates in the scheme by jointly funding the scholarships.

We are currently able to offer up to 5 places to candidates who have made an academic application to study at the University and have been offered an unconditional place.

The award covers tuition fees, living costs and return flights to the UK.
Eligibility Criteria
It is open to all students from developing Commonwealth countries. Please see the list of eligible countries on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s website: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/.
Excluded Subjects
Applicants must be from a Commonwealth developing country and have made a successful application to study one of the programmes listed in the 'How To Apply' section.
How to Apply
Applicants must have made a successful application to study one of the programmes listed below.

•Advanced Computer Science
•Archive and Record Management
•Human Rights Law
•International Business
•International Slavery Studies
•Public Health
•Sustainable Civil and Structural Engineering

You should first apply for a place to study on one of the above courses using the online application page http://www.liv.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying/ . Once you have the 9 digit student number, please email seschol@liverpool.ac.uk to confirm you are applying for the scheme and quoting that number. The deadline for sending this email is 28th March 2017, (please note this is earlier than the date listed in the CSC Prospectus)

To be considered for nomination to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, you must have an unconditional offer of a place to study by the University’s closing date noted above.
Awarding Body
University of Liverpool jointly with the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
Further Information
For information about your academic application, contact the host academic department (email contact details can be found in the ‘Key Information’ box on the programme pages via the programme information links above).

Complete the online application form using the EAS system – which is available on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s website.

The University will collate a shortlist of applicants who will be nominated to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for consideration. The Commission will decide the final recipients of the University of Liverpool Commonwealth Shared Scholarship.

CONACYT Awards


Key Information
We have an agreement with CONACYT to support postgraduate students from Mexico. Students in receipt of CONACYT funding will receive a 30% reduction in tuition fees (excluding bench fees).
Eligibility Criteria
Please contact CONACYT for further information.
Excluded Subjects
Science and technology subjects only.

How to Apply
Please apply for funding through CONACYT.

Students who are awarded CONACYT funding and register at the University of Liverpool will automatically receive the award.

Awarding Body
CONACYT and University of Liverpool
Further Information
Please see the CONACYT website.

Duncan Norman Research Scholarship


Key Information
One Scholarship shall be awarded annually, and competition therefore is very strong.

This prestigious Scholarship consists of the following funding and research support:

- Competitive annual maintenance stipend of £15,000 (or top-up to this level of maintenance if the candidate is in receipt of Research Council funding)
- Full payment of tuition fees (Home, EU or Overseas)
- A contribution to University accommodation or an allowance of the same amount for students wishing to live off campus
- Laptop or desktop computer of up to £1000 in value
- Support for conference expenses of up to £500 in years 2 & 3
- Annual travel expenses from the home country to Liverpool (for EU/Overseas candidates)

The Scholarship is awarded for one year in the first instance and, subject to satisfactory academic progress, will be renewed for a total period of up to three years. Priority will be given to students in receipt of Research Council or other equivalent funding.
Eligibility Criteria
The Scholarship is open for application to all prospective full-time postgraduate research students irrespective of nationality, tuition fee status or subject area.

Please note that MRes, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and currently registered University of Liverpool MPhil/PhD students, are not eligible for application to this scholarship. Nor are off site students.

Prospective applicants must hold a formal offer of study for a PhD programme at the University of Liverpool for the given academic session (i.e. from 1st October 2016) and only students who already hold, or are likely to attain in forthcoming examinations, a first-class honours degree (or its equivalent) are likely to be considered by the University’s Scholarships Sub-Committee.
Excluded Subjects
None
How to Apply
Please note that applications for scholarship can't be considered unless they have a corresponding application for a place to study at the University of Liverpool, therefore we request that you do not make an application for this scholarship until you have applied for a place. Please include the student ID number in the application.

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.liv.ac.uk/student-administration/research/fees-and-funding/scholarships/duncan-norman-research-scholarship/ or contact seschol@liverpool.ac.uk.
Awarding Body
The University of Liverpool
Further Information
The closing date for this scholarship is April 1st 2016. For questions about the Duncan Norman Research Scholarship not answered here please contact:

Lyn Hughes: seschol@liverpool.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)151 794 2035

FIDERH Award


Key Information
We have an agreement with FIDERH to support postgraduate students from Mexico. Students in receipt of a FIDERH loan will receive a 10% reduction in tuition fees (excluding bench fees).
Eligibility Criteria
Please contact FIDERH.
Excluded Subjects
N/A
How to Apply
Please apply for funding through FIDERH. Students who are awarded a FIDERH Graduate Loan and register at the University of Liverpool will automatically receive the award.
Awarding Body
FIDERH and University of Liverpool
Further Information
Please see FIDERH.


Fulbright Award


Key Information
Fulbright Awards offer generous financial support for one year of study in the UK. Award funding is intended as a contribution toward the first academic year of tuition fees and general maintenance costs whilst in the UK. Grants are paid in instalments directly to the grantee.

In this Award category, the grantee will receive a full tuition fee waiver from the University of Liverpool. In addition, the grantee will receive £12,700 which is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs (accommodation, travel, subsistence, etc) while in the UK.

Sickness and accident benefits, visa guidance and/or sponsorship, and assistance opening a UK bank account are also included.

The aim of the Fulbright award scheme is to promote leadership, learning and empathy between nations through educational exchange.
Eligibility Criteria
This is a competitive scholarship which is open to US citizens pursuing postgraduate taught study or postgraduate research.

The following minimum requirements also apply:

• rigour in scholarly enquiry and academic or professional excellence
• strong reasons for wishing to pursue the proposed project in the UK
• interest in the peoples and cultures of the UK
• a clear set of objectives for the Fulbright year
• commitment to the host community through volunteer and extra-curricular activity.
Excluded Subjects
Postgraduate students in any subject area may apply.
How to Apply
The 2017-18 Fulbright Awards competition for American citizens has closed. Details on 2018-19 Awards will be available in March 2017.
Please refer to the Fulbright Commission's website for information on how to apply: http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/postgraduates/university-of-liverpool.
Awarding Body
Co-funded by the Fulbright Commission and the University of Liverpool.
Further Information

FUNED Awards


Key Information
Up to ten awards are available for Masters or Research students from Mexico in receipt of FUNED loans.

The award gives students a 20% reduction in fees for all applications received.
Eligibility Criteria
You must be a Mexican national in receipt of a FUNED loan.
Excluded Subjects
Students in any subject area may apply.
How to Apply
Apply through FUNED: http://www.funedmx.org/
Awarding Body
FUNED
Further Information

Hodgson Law Scholarships


Key Information
The Hodgson Law Scholarships were established after the death of Elizabeth Hodgson pursuant to the Hodgson Will Trust.

The Scholarships is to reward academic, professional and leadership qualities.

The committee chooses 2 Hodgson Law Scholars each year from LLM applicants.

All university tuition fees will be paid on the Hodgson Law Scholars’ behalf by the Hodgson Trustees. In addition, each Hodgson Law Scholar will receive a maintenance allowance of £6,000 as a contribution towards their living expenses in the UK.
Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree at a minimum 2.1 (UK upper second) or equivalent standard.

Only non-EU international students may apply.

Applicants should demonstrate the following:
• Academic excellence
• Evidence of an interest in legal and public service which may benefit the Liverpool City Region
• Potential and ambition for future leadership, evidenced by relevant work experience or equivalent
• That they are not otherwise able to undertake a postgraduate degree at either institution
• Potential to use their studies and experience in the UK to benefit themselves, the Liverpool City Region and their country of origin
• Capacity to contribute to the Scholarship aims through making connections with the legal community in Liverpool and its region whilst pursuing their studies in Liverpool and maintaining those relationships after completion of their studies.

Excluded Subjects
Available to LLM students only.
How to Apply
The deadline to apply for the next intake is 1 July 2017.

The completed application form should be accompanied by an essay not exceeding 2,000 words in which they should set out reasons for wishing to study for a taught postgraduate law degree in Liverpool and their aspirations for their careers for the future, in particular focusing on their:

• interest in law and the legal community
• previous work experience
• interest in making connections with the legal community in Liverpool and its region whilst pursuing their studies in Liverpool
• interest in public service
• potential for leadership
• potential continuing relationship with the Liverpool City Region after completion of their studies

Full paperwork should be submitted to:

Dr Gregory Messenger
Lecturer in Law
School of Law and Social Justice
University of Liverpool

Tel: 0151794 3006
Email: hodgscho@liv.ac.uk

Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by the Hodgson Scholarship Administrator by late July then please assume that your application has not been successful.
Awarding Body
The University of Liverpool Law School
Further Information
Dr Gregory Messenger
Lecturer in Law
School of Law and Social Justice
University of Liverpool

Tel: 0151 794 3006
Email: hodgscho@liv.ac.uk

HRH Princess Sirindhorn University of Liverpool Scholarship


Key Information
The University of Liverpool has introduced a prestigious scholarship in honour of HRH Princess Sirindhorn, who was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the University of Liverpool in March 2006.

One full scholarship will be awarded annually to enable a Thai student to come to Liverpool to complete a one-year taught Masters programme.

The scholarship will cover both tuition fees and £9,000 living costs for the year of study.
Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

• be a Thai national
• already hold an offer to study a one-year taught Masters programme at the University of Liverpool.

The scholarship is open to all subjects offered a one-year taught Masters programme, however priority will be given to those students who wish to study in a subject area associated with HRH Princess Sirindhorn such as science, IT, medicine, the arts, geography, history and languages.
Excluded Subjects
Priority will be given to those students who wish to study in subject areas which are associated with HRH Princess Sirindhorn such as science, IT, medicine, the arts, geography, history and languages.
How to Apply
Application forms will be forwarded to all eligible candidates by the International Recruitment, Relations and Study Abroad Team.

Deadline: Friday 26th May 2017
Awarding Body
The University of Liverpool.
Further Information

Indian Subcontinent Postgraduate Taught Award


Key Information
As a national of the Indian Subcontinent with an offer for a postgraduate taught programme you will be eligible for an Indian Subcontinent Award of £1,000, which will be deducted from your tuition fees as stated above, providing you are privately financing your studies* Both the tuition fees and this award are fixed for the duration of the programme.

*the award is available for self-financing students only and is not applied to students whose fees are paid by their government, commercial organisation or other sponsoring body. The award can be combined with other partial scholarships (but not full fee remissions) for privately financed students studying at our Liverpool campus. At our London campus students can only hold one scholarship, normally whichever is greater in value.

Indian Sub-Continent: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives
Eligibility Criteria
No application necessary, automatically deducted for Indian nationals with OSI fee status. These awards will not be applicable to sponsored students and are just for Postgraduate (Taught) students including MRes but excluding MPhil/PhD and MArch.

Please note that this award is for new students only current students progressing from undergraduate study at the University of Liverpool will not be eligible.
Excluded Subjects
Only available for Taught Masters programmes (including MRes).
How to Apply
There is no need to apply for this award, as the sum is automatically deducted based on nationality.
Awarding Body
N/A
Further Information
N/A

Institute of Irish Studies MA Scholarship


Key Information
The Institute of Irish Studies is pleased to offer fees scholarships to students enrolled on its Irish Studies MA and Social Justice and Peace Building MA programmes. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. For more information about our master's degrees, please visit https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/irish-studies/masters-degrees/.
Eligibility Criteria
The scholarship is open to all students accepted onto an Institute of Irish Studies MA programmes.
Excluded Subjects
The scholarship is open to all students accepted on to an Institute of Irish Studies MA.

How to Apply
Scholarship application forms can be downloaded from https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/irish-studies/masters-degrees/.

Please email your completed form to irish@liverpool.ac.uk.

The deadline for applications is 2pm on 21 April 2017.
Awarding Body
The Institute of Irish Studies
Further Information
N/A

Institute of Irish Studies MPhil/PhD Scholarship


Key Information
The Institute of Irish Studies is pleased to offer fees scholarships to students enrolled on its MPhil and PhD courses. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. For more information about our research degrees, please visit www.liverpool.ac.uk/irish-studies/postgraduate-research.
Eligibility Criteria
The scholarship is open to all students accepted onto an Institute of Irish Studies MPhil or PhD course.
Excluded Subjects
The scholarship is open to all students accepted on to an Institute of Irish Studies MPhil or PhD course.
How to Apply
Scholarship application forms can be downloaded from www.liverpool.ac.uk/irish-studies/postgraduate-research.

Please email your completed form to irish@liverpool.ac.uk.

The deadline for applications is 2pm on 21 April 2017.
Awarding Body
The Institute of Irish Studies
Further Information
N/A

International Postgraduate Research Studentship


Key Information
The Chemistry Department has launched a pilot international postgraduate research studentship that will grant full tuition waiver to a small number of highly qualified international students with BSc or MSc degrees in Chemistry or related disciplines from top universities worldwide admitted into its PhD programme. Recipients of the studentship will:
• receive full waiver of tuition and student fees for up to 42 months as long as they make adequate progress.
• not be required to demonstrate (teach).

Eligibility Criteria
• applicants should be international students with a BSc degree or be in the final year of a BSc degree programme in Chemistry (broadly defined) or a related discipline with the overall undergraduate GPA of 80% or better as determined by our admissions office. In exceptional cases, applicants with a GPA below 80% will be considered IF they have GRE Quantitative, Analytical and Chemistry scores in 80 percentile or better.
• met the minimum English proficiency requirements of the University and UK Visa requirements.
• demonstrated aptitude for research in chemistry through, for example, research component of their undergraduate degree.
• successfully passed the admissions interview conducted by the staff of the department of Chemistry at the University of Liverpool.
• be able to prove access to funds up to £9,135 per year to cover your maintenance costs (living expenses in order to obtain the UK student visa).

Excluded Subjects
Applicable to Chemistry and related disciplines only
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send a single pdf file containing (in this order) to Dr Roman Boulatov (boulatov@liverpool.ac.uk) for initial review:
• 1 page covering letter, describing how you meet the requirements of the programme,
• a CV (2 page maximum),
• a full or partial undergraduate transcript (first an official English translation, followed by documents in the language of issue)
• MSc students should also submit their BSc certificate/diploma), and results of any tests taken (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL and/or GREs)
Deadlines. The programme has no deadline: applications are reviewed as they are received. Applications received after 1st August will be considered for admission starting the following academic year (e.g. successful applicants who applied prior to 1st August 2017 will be offered positions for the 2017/18 academic year after this date, studentships will be for the 2018/19 academic year). If all available places for the upcoming academic year are filled, successful applicants will be offered admission starting the next academic year.

For full details, please see https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/chemistry/postgraduate/postgraduate-opportunities/international-studentships/.

Awarding Body
Department of Chemistry University of Liverpool
Further Information
Students admitted through this programme may have an opportunity to earn extra money by demonstrating (teaching) and/or through small payments from their research supervisor, but such an arrangement cannot be guaranteed and will be decided on a case-by-case basis after the student is admitted.

Applicants need not have taken any tests before applying (except when they don’t meet the minimum GPA criterion). Shortlisted candidates will then be requested to apply through the University postgraduate application system and pass the English proficiency test (students with BSc or MSc degree from an English-speaking country are exempt from this test).

John Lennon Memorial Scholarship


Key Information
The John Lennon Memorial Scholarship is intended to support students who can demonstrate a strong connection to Merseyside, in financial need and enhance, among other things, awareness of global problems and environmental issues.
Eligibility Criteria
Current and prospective postgraduate students (taught and research), in any subject area, who have applied to the University of Liverpool, are eligible to apply. Current Research postgraduates are welcome to apply but the funding will not go beyond the end of your third year.

The most important criteria, in line with the donor's wishes, is that you were either born on Merseyside or have a very strong family connection to the area.

Please note that the Scholarships Sub-Committee may additional eligibility criteria to the list above. For example, the Sub-Committee may target some awards at particular disciplines or levels, if deemed appropriate.

It is anticipated that up to 8 awards will be available in 2016/17. These include 4 awards for postgraduate research students (renewable for up to 3 years subject to satisfactory academic progress) and 4 full standard-fee awards for postgraduate taught and MRes students
Excluded Subjects
Candidates making an application to any subject area may apply.
How to Apply
You will need to complete and submit the application form found on the John Lennon website electronically to the Secretary to the Scholarships Sub-Committee by email to seschol@liverpool.ac.uk. Applications may also be sent by post, to the address provided on the application form, but but candidates are asked to consider the environmental impact of doing so. The closing date for the 2016/17 session will be April 1st 2016.

Please refer to the John Lennon Memorial Scholarship webpage to access the application form and further information (https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/finance/scholarships/lennon/).
Awarding Body
The University of Liverpool
Further Information
For further information about the John Lennon Memorial Scholarship, or about the application process, please contact: seschol@liverpool.ac.uk.

LIC Regional Progression Award


Key Information
Self-funded students studying at Liverpool International College (LIC) from Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa, South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan), Commonwealth of Independent States and The Americas are eligible for an LIC Regional Progression Award at the University of Liverpool. The award provides a one off award of £1,000 deducted from tuition fees.
Eligibility Criteria
All LIC offer holders from Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa, South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan), Commonwealth of Independent States and The Americas will automatically be confirmed for the award to be deducted from the tuition fees.
Excluded Subjects
None
How to Apply
Students do not need to apply. The scholarship will be confirmed on receipt of examination results from LIC.
Awarding Body
The University of Liverpool
Further Information
For more information contact irro@liv.ac.uk

   

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