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PAIS-India Scholarship

The Award

PAIS is delighted to confirm that as part of the Warwick-India Scholarships scheme, we are able to provide one full-fee scholarship to an Indian student entering an MA programme in PAIS in October 2017.

Eligibility & Deadlines

  • Open to Indian applicants on all PAIS MA programmes, including the Warwick year on the Double Degrees (Warwick year only).
  • Candidates must be regularly resident in India to qualify.
  • Candidates must apply to the university and have paid their application fee no later no later than 28 April 2017. Please submit your application to the MA programme before submitting your scholarship application.
  • Candidates must apply for the scholarship no later than 28 April 2017.
  • All supporting documentation for the university application, including references, must be received no later than 12 May 2017.
  • Successful candidates must obtain an offer from the university before taking up the award.
  • Candidates may apply concurrently to other funding sources; however, successful candidates who receive major tuition funding elsewhere will be disqualified.

Entry Criteria

Each application will be judged on the following merits:

  • Outstanding academic performance (70%)
  • Outstanding case for support (30%)

Please note that this is not a needs-based scholarship, so your financial situation will not be taken into account.

Application Guidelines

The primary factor determining an application's success is the strength of the case for support. This case for support should demonstrate why you fit the above criteria as well as reflect your motivations for choosing to do a postgraduate degree in your specialisation. Your case for support should be no more than 800 words in length and should differ from the statement of purpose submitted with your application to the university.

Applicants should apply using the PAIS Scholarship form and indicate that you also intend to apply for the PAIS-India award; you will then be considered for both awards. They should be completed and submitted via email to Melissa Venables no later 28 April 2017.

We aim to make a decision on applications within six weeks of the closing date. If you have not received the results of your application within seven weeks of the closing date, you may assume your application was not successful.