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Snowdon Master's Scholarships - 2020/21

The Global Disability Innovation Hub and Snowdon Trust have now opened applications to their scholarships for MSc courses beginning in Autumn 2020. Funding is available to exceptional disabled students to join any UK based Masters programme and is focused on supporting disabled students into postgraduate education. Applications can be for any UK University or Masters course and are open for both national and international students. Successful candidates will join a unique network of high achieving disabled leaders working together to inspire future generations.

Funding of a maximum of £30,000 per successful students with up to £15,000 towards MSc course fees and a £15,000 allowance while studying.

Detailed information and how to apply can be found on the link provided.



Warwick’s Graduate School becomes the Doctoral College

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The Graduate School is changing its focus and its name – from now on we will be called the Doctoral College and will focus almost exclusively on Postgraduate Research students (including master’s students on a research degree). We are marking this change with a new website https://warwick.ac.uk/services/dc/

Initially this means a change in name and the launch of a new-look website. Over the course of 2019/20 we will hand over the few Taught Postgraduate activities we are involved in. Over time we will be increasing our activities in support of the research degree student experience in its totality.

Our aims

Our ultimate aims are that:

· Warwick should be able to recruit and retain the best PGR students in the world;

· Warwick research students consistently say that the University meets (if not exceeds) their expectations;

· the Doctoral College is accessible and available when needed, and proactively intervening when appropriate;

· the University recognises the strategic importance of research students to both education and research.

Next steps

In tandem with this development, a working group has been formed under the Board of Graduate Studies to review the strategic approach to Taught Postgraduate provision, reporting its conclusions to Senate in summer 2020.

 


Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships - 2020-21. Female citizens of a developing country/emerging economy, for PhD degree or post-doctoral research in STEM.

The scholarship focusses on women from developing countries who want to build a future in academia. Applicants should be a female citizen of a developing country or emerging economy and be preparing for a PhD degree or post-doctoral research in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Full details on eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found on the link provided.

The on-line system will be receiving NEW APPLICATIONS from September 2019.


The Sheikh Family Scholarship - COSARAF Foundation

The COSARAF Charitable Foundation invites applications for The Sheikh Family Scholarship which is solely open only to Muslim home students applying to the MA in Islamic Education programme at the Centre for Education Studies who are facing financial hardship.

The Award is £10,000 contribution towards tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of study, payable in instalments. Successful candidates will be required to show a clear commitment to giving back to society and their communities.

The deadline for applications is Monday 1st July 2019.

Further details on eligibility and what is expected of the Scholar can be found on the link provided.


Research and Pedagogy Seminar Series- Digital Technology: Environmental Saint or Sinner?

Speaker: Prof. Chris Preist (University of Bristol)

Time and Venue: Weds 22 Jan 2020, 3-5pm, Ramphal Building, room R3.41, University of Warwick

Title: Digital Technology: Environmental Saint or Sinner?

Wed 15 Jan 2020, 14:48 | Tags: Current Students PhD postgrad study

Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018 to 2019

The government has confirmed that EU students will continue to remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019.

Tue 25 Apr 2017, 08:48 | Tags: Prospective Students funding study