Postgraduate

With the help of a scholarship, you can manage the cost of studying a full time degree in Scotland, while a bursary can provide you with financial support you need to complete your studies.

As the University for the Common Good, you will find Glasgow Caledonian University are committed to helping you make your journey through higher education in the most affordable way possible. Check out our tips for making scholarship applications and get in touch if you need any further help.

Fully-funded postgraduate places

Glasgow Caledonian University has a number of funded places available on full-time postgraduate courses. Postgraduate applicants who meet the funding criteria are eligible. With funding support, postgraduate study has never been easier.

Apply for a fully funded one-year scholarship.

Bursaries and scholarships

Loyalty Scholarships for International Students

International students who progress to further study with Glasgow Caledonian University are eligible for up to £5,000 off their course tuition fees.

What you get

  • Undergraduate students receive £2,000 towards their first annual fees and £1,000 for each subsequent year of their degree. Up to £5,000 over 4 years.
  • Postgraduate students receive £2,000 towards the first year of their annual tuition fees and £1,000 for any subsequent year.

Who can apply

The fee discounts are applicable to self-funded international students only.

Undergraduate self-funded international students must have successfully completed;

  • a Foundation, Premasters or Pre-sessional course with INTO GCU
  • or a GCU Summer School
  • or an exchange programme at GCU

Postgraduate self-funded international students must have successfully completed;

  • an undergraduate degree from GCU (must have graduated)
  • or a Foundation, Pre-masters or Pre-sessional course with INTO GCU
  • or a GCU Summer School
  • or an exchange programme at GCU

How to apply

You will automatically receive the fee discount when you are offered a place on your chosen course, and at the time of invoicing for each subsequent year of your degree if you meet the criteria above.

GCU Loyalty Scholarship for UK and EU students

GCU are pleased to offer Loyalty Scholarship for Home & EU students to the value of 20% discount 

What you get 

A discount of 20% off undergraduate or taught/research postgraduate programmes is available to students starting in 2017/18 who have received their undergraduate or postgraduate taught or research degree qualification from GCU (or one of our founding institutions).

Discounts of 20% apply to the privately funded part of the course fee for every year of study for the following student groups

  • Home
  • EU
  • Rest of Uk (England,Northern Ireland, Wales)

How to apply

Simply mention you are a GCU graduate when applying for your course and the discount will be deducted (after any third party funding has been deducted). The fee discount applies to taught/research masters programmes and PhD programmes both full-time and part-time.

Please note

  • CPD and short courses are not eligible for this discount
  • Qualifications gained through INTO do not qualify as an undergraduate qualification from GCU, in relation to this discount.
  • Where a student is eligible for both an Alumni Fee Discount and another Scholarship, the highest discount applies
  • Discounts cannot be backdated.

New to GCU Postgraduate Student Scholarship

New to GCU Scholarship (Postgraduate)

International students who study a full time course with Glasgow Caledonian University are eligible for up to £2,600 off their course tuition fees.

What you get

  • Postgraduate students receive £1,600 towards their first annual fees and £1,000 for each subsequent year of their degree. Up to £2,600 over 2 years.

Who can apply

The fee discounts are applicable to self-funded postgraduate international students only.

How to apply

You will automatically receive the fee discount when you are offered a place on your chosen course, and at the time of invoicing for each subsequent year of your degree if you meet the criteria above.

MA Television Fiction Writing Scholarship

MA TV Fiction Writing Scholarships covering full fee costs will be awarded to excellent applicants who show particular motivation and talent. 

These generous scholarships are supported by industry partners including:

  • Warner Bros*
  • BBC Scotland
  • MG Alba (open to Gaelic speaking candidates)
  • Larkhall Films
  • David McLennan 

What you get 

  • full fee scholarship
  • *one-to one mentoring and access to Warner Bros. (if selected by WB)
  • *Creative Talent master classes in London a paid placement at a Warner Bros. or associated company (if selected by WB)

Who can apply 

to be considered for this scholarship you must

• Have applied for a place on MA in Television Fiction Writing programme BEFORE submitting this application and provide evidence of this below

• Be a UK or EU national

You MUST attach:

  • An up-to-date copy of your CV which should include employment and academic history
  • A writing sample that was submitted as part of your programme application (Must not be more than 3 pages in length)

You MAY attach:

  • References in support of your application
  • Financial documents supporting your Economic Need section

How to apply

Apply Now

Applications will close on Thursday 1 June 2017 5pm

You will receive confirmation of the outcome of your application by JULY 

 

Climate Justice Scholarship

The MSc Climate Justice is a globally unique masters programme which provides students with an in-depth understanding, analysis and knowledge about the principles that underpin climate justice - human rights, development and climate change.

Scholarships will be awarded on an overall assessment of merit and promise of the candidate, including their financial circumstances

Who Can Apply 

UK, EU and International students who have applied and received an offer for the Full Time MSc Climate Justice course starting September 2017

What you get

UK and EU students  - £2,500 paid scholarship towards tuitions fees

International students - £6,000 paid scholarship towards tuition fees 

APPLY NOW 

CLOSING DATE: 10 JULY 2017

An acknowledgement will be sent when your application has been successfully received.

see our scholarships tips page for further advice on completing your application 

 
If you have any questions please contact Andrea Butler on 0141 331 8770 or email scholarships@gcu.ac.uk

Postgraduate Ambassador Studentship

We have the absolute pleasure of launching our PG Ambassador Scholarship for 2017/2018.

Glasgow Caledonian University are looking for 8 deserving students who can demonstrate that they will be a great ambassador for the University and explain your interpretation of assisting with the University Motto ‘for the Common Good’

What you get

  • £15,000 full fee scholarship
  • Plus 10 hours per week paid work placement**

** Work placement within our student recruitment, admissions and enquiries service for a maximum of 20 weeks (two semesters) which can be taken up in any year of study.

Who can apply

Any International student who can demonstrate how they have contributed to the ‘Common Good’

  • Have you helped others less fortunate?
  • Have you set up a project designed to help your community?
  • Have you volunteered?
  • We will be asking you for your interpretation of the motto, and how best you can both continue to add value and complement our high levels of integrity and authenticity, so to make a positive difference during your time as a student, and then alumni of Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Detail your financial need

How to apply

Apply here

The application process is simple, you complete this application telling us more about you and how you contribute to the 'Common Good' and detail your circumstances and aspirations.

 Closing date for applications 5pm 1 JUNE 2017

Postgraduate Common Good Scholarship for US Students

‌To start your application for a study place and the US Common Good Scholarship, simply go to the program of your choice and click on "Apply Now".

What you get

With a US Common Good Scholarship from Glasgow Caledonian University, you can study in Glasgow or London – two of the top 5 UK cities for international visitors (Office of National Statistics 2016). 

The US Common Good Scholarship is worth between $2500 and $4700 (approx). This guarantees US students will pay a maximum of £9000 tuition fees at our Glasgow or London campus, starting in either January or September 2017.

You will receive high-quality postgraduate education from leading academics in their fields, while enjoying affordable tuition fees and an affordable cost of living. We advise students to expect a cost of living of around $25,000 per year in Glasgow and $28,000 per year in London. This cost can be further offset, as you also have the option of working part-time.

Program duration is between 12 and 18 months, depending on the option chosen. Please check individual programs for details.

Both Glasgow and London campuses are centrally located with direct flights between New York and Glasgow or London in just over 6 hours.

Who can apply

Scholarships are awarded against tuition fees when a conditional or unconditional offer is made. Applicants must have applied to one of our prestigious Common Good focused graduate programmes for intake in January or September 2017 and be a US national.

Next steps

If this applies to you, the award will automatically be allocated when you are offered a place on your chosen course, ahead of the time of invoicing.

For personal guidance and advice regarding UK study opportunities and this scholarship, contact our New York campus (Wooster Street, Manhattan).

We look forward to welcoming you as a student at Glasgow Caledonian University to our class of 2017. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with any questions you might have.

 

GCU Loyalty Scholarship for Postgraduate Research study

GCU are please to offer Postgraduate Loyalty Scholarship all students to the value of 20% discount who are applying for Postgraduate Research studies

What you get 

A discount of 20% off Postgraduate Research tuition fees are available to students starting in 2017/18 who have received their undergraduate or postgraduate taught or research degree qualification from GCU (or one of our founding institutions).

Discounts of 20% apply to the privately funded part of the course fee for every year of study for the following student groups

  • Home
  • EU
  • Rest of Uk (England,Northern Ireland, Wales)
  • International

How to apply

Simply mention you are a GCU graduate when applying for your course and the discount will be deducted (after any third party funding has been deducted). The fee discount applies to taught/research masters programmes and PhD programmes both full-time and part-time.

Please note

  • CPD and short courses are not eligible for this discount
  • Qualifications gained through INTO do not qualify as an undergraduate qualification from GCU, in relation to this discount.
  • Where a student is eligible for both an Alumni Fee Discount and another Scholarship, the highest discount applies
  • Discounts cannot be backdated.

Moffat Scholarship - Travel, Tourism and Events

The Moffat Charitable Trust has been supporting the Moffat Centre for Travel & Tourism for over 10 years, providing over £1m of Scholarships for GCU students. Outstanding applicants wishing to attend GCU to study Travel, Tourism or Events programmes can apply for a scholarship to support them in their studies. The scholarships are £3,600 for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. They are awarded according to academic ability; motivation to undertake a career in the tourism industry, and economic need. The number of scholarships awarded will depend on the quality of applicants.

What you get 

awards of up to £3600.00 which will be paid over 3 instalments over the academic year

Who can apply

Undergraduate and Postgraduate studying one of the following courses

How to apply

Apply here

Applications close 15th June 2017

MSc Big Data Technologies

Fee scholarships totalling £2,000 are available for full-time UK/EU and £4,000 for International students towards tuition fees for course MSc Big Data Technologies

This masters is unique as it provides you with a fundamental understanding of the architectures of Big Data systems as well as developing the enhanced skills in software application development and data analytics solutions that you need.

What you get

UK/EU student will receive £2,000 which will be deducted from Tuition fee's

International student will receive £4,000 which will be deducted from Tuition fee's

Who can apply

Any student who has applied for the full time MSc Big Data Technologies starting in September 2017 

How to Apply 

Click here to apply

CLOSING DATE: 10 July 2017

If you have any questions please contact Andrea Butler on 0141 331 8770 or email scholarships@gcu.ac.uk

MSc Cloud Computing scholarship

GCU are excited to announce our new scholarship for the MSc Cloud Computing programme commencing September 2017

Study MSc Cloud Computing and gain the skills you need to manage cloud platforms, virtual data centres and related IT systems.

Become confident in your use of cloud infrastructures, cloud and web application development, visualisation and cloud security. Learn the newest software-engineering technologies used to develop cloud applications and work with Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Who Can Apply 

UK, EU and International students who have applied and received an offer for the Full Time MSc Cloud Computing course starting September 2017

What you get

UK and EU students  - £2,000 paid scholarship towards tuitions fees

International students - £4,000 paid scholarship towards tuition fees 

Apply Here 

CLOSING DATE: 10 JULY 2017

An acknowledgement will be sent when your application has been successfully received.

see our scholarships tips page for further advice on completing your application 

 
If you have any questions please contact Andrea Butler on 0141 331 8770 or email scholarships@gcu.ac.uk

 

Data Lab Scholarship 2017 (MSc Big Data Technologies)

GCU are delighted to announce we have 10 Fully funded tuition fee scholarships for the MSc Big Data Technology course for the September 2017 intake offer in conjunction with The Data Lab, Scottish Funding Council and the European Social Fund.

The MSc in Big Data Technologies equips students with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to enter the exciting and challenging world of Big Data. The programme takes a technology-focused approach to help students gain valuable skills that can be applied immediately within business and industry. Students will also build expertise in the key enabling technologies of cloud computing and will gain skills in one of the most exciting current areas of Big Data computing, the Internet of Things .

What you get 

  • Full tuition fee scholarship 
  • attendance at specific Data Lab events 

Who can apply 

  • Any Scottish or EU students who has applied for a place on the Full time programme commencing September 2017

APPLY HERE FOR THE DATA LAB SCHOLARSHIP

Applications will close on Monday 10 July 2017 

check out the scholarships tips page for additional ideas on improving the your application

**Manditory attendance is requires to The Data Lab events

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Andrea Butler Scholarship adviser 0141 331 8770 scholarships@gcu.ac.uk

 

Santander 5K Postgraduate Scholarship

‌A special Santander fee scholarship of £5,000 is available to study a full time Masters level programme at GCU or GCU London commencing September 2017. You must have been offered a place to study at GCU or GCU London before applying for this scholarship.

What you get 

£5,000 towards fees

Who can apply 

You MUST have been offered a place on a  GCU Masters level programme and  be from one of the following countries:

America

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States 
  • Uruguay

Europe

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Other Countries

  • China
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Singapore

No other nationalities will be considered

How to apply 

Apply here for study in September 2017

Closing date for applications: Monday 05 June 2017 5pm

For further information please contact Andrea Butler on scholarships@gcu.ac.uk or call 0141 331 8770

** award is non transferable to any other programme if you change course to the one specified at time of application

Postgraduate Loans for Home & EU students

Changes have been announced to the funding arrangements for eligible Scottish domiciled students undertaking postgraduate study from 2017-18. They are

  • The introduction of a universal student loan entitlement of £10,000 for all eligible one-year full-time taught postgraduate students. This comprises of a tuition fee loan up to £5,500 and a non-income assessed living cost loan of £4,500.
  • The funding package is being extended to include eligible students on taught Masters programmes. Previously, funding was limited to a certain number of Diploma courses.  Part-time students undertaking an eligible course over two years can apply for a tuition fee loan up to £2,750 per year.
  • There will no longer be a limit on the number of funded places available to Scottish domiciled students studying an eligible course in the rest of the UK. The current arrangements will still apply with funding offered as long as the course is not available in Scotland.

Funding is only available to students undertaking taught programmes at publicly funded institutions.

EU Students studying taught postgraduate courses commencing 2017-18

Tuition fee loans totalling £5,500 will be provided for full time EU students undertaking a postgraduate course commencing in 2017-18 and part time students starting a course taken over two years from 2017-18.

There are no changes to the current loan repayment arrangements. Postgraduate loans will be added to a student’s existing undergraduate loan and repaid as a single loan balance. You will be able to apply to SAAS for 2017-18 funding from next April. If you require any further advice, contact SAAS on 0300 555 0505

Postgraduate Loans for Master Degrees for English Students

If you start a full-time or part-time master’s course after 1 August 2016 anywhere in the UK you can apply for a Postgraduate Loan. You’ll be able to borrow up to £10,000 to pay your fees and help with living costs.

You’ll be eligible if you:

  • are under 60
  • ordinarily live in England
  • don’t already have a master’s degree or higher qualification

It won’t depend on personal or family income.

You’ll be able apply from late June 2016. Find out more about the Postgraduate Loan.

Travel Scholarships & Bursaries

Sir Alex Ferguson Travel Bursary

The Sir Alex Ferguson Scholarship and Awards Fund was established in September 2015 to support deserving students at GCU through a combination of annual access scholarships, awards, and mobility/Travel funding.

Annual Travel Bursary awards enable students to experience life-changing opportunities, including work placements, charity work and public service commitments overseas.

What you get

Up to £1000.00 towards the cost of future travel

Who can apply

All Home/RUK undergraduate and postgraduate students who are looking to travel from May 2017 onwards through to December 2017. 

How to apply

Applications are now closed and will reopen in September 2017

If you would like more information please contact scholarships@gcu.ac.uk on +44 141 331 8770.

*** applications will not be considered if it is for previous travel costs.

Santander Travel Bursary

Santander Universities Mobility Scholarships of up to £1000 are available for GCU staff and both undergraduate and postgraduate students already studying at GCU.

This scholarship could fund spending a period of time, a semester or a study visit at another university within the Santander network. Alternatively it could be for a work related research project with a commercial partner or for GCU staff the scholarship can be used to enhance collaborative working within the Santander University network or attending work related conferences developing the awareness of GCU.

What do you get  

 £1,000 towards fees

Who can apply 

GCU staff

All undergraduate and postgraduate/ PhD students.

Requirements:

Applicants applying for this scholarship must be travelling to one of the following countries or to one of the Universites in the Santander Network;

  • Argentina
  • Belgium, Brazil
  • Chile, China
  • Colombia
  • Germany, Ghana
  • Mexico
  • Peru, Poland, Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Singapore, Spain
  • Venezuela
  • United Arab Emirates, UK, Uruguay and the USA.

 

How to apply 

Applications are now closed and will reopen in September 2017

If you have any questions please contact Andrea Butler scholarships@gcu.ac.uk or call 0141 331 8770 

 External, Partnership and other Scholarships

 

retailRIGHT scholarship GCU London

The British School of Fashion is working in partnership with The Retail Trust to provide scholarships for students looking to study in our GCU London campus for September 2017

What do you get

Full fee scholarship covering Tuition fees

Who can apply 

Any student who has applied for one of the full time following courses

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on a combination of academic, motivational and economic factors.

How to apply 

Apply here  

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 June 2017

visit our scholarships tips page 

Marks & Spencers Scholarship 2017

Marks & Spencer’s fully funded scholarships are available for fashion programmes at GCU London starting in September 2017.

Scholarships will be awarded to those who can best demonstrate a commitment to, and involvement in, the Fashion and Marketing industries.

What you get

The scholarships focus on employability, professional development and an enriched academic experience. M&S scholarship recipients will be selected by a panel of fashion experts, and will benefit from M&S mentoring and use of the M&S Studio at Fashion Street in GCU London.

Who can apply

Students must have applied to study one of the following courses at GCU London:

  • MBA Luxury Brand Management
  • MSc Fashion Business Creation
  • MSc Digital Fashion Strategy
  • MSc International Fashion Marketing
  • MSc Luxury Brand Marketing

How to apply

You can apply for the scholarship via our scholarships portal. When applying you will be asked to upload a video in support of your application. This is a 2-3 minute video explaining why you should be awarded the scholarship. Amongst other things, the selection panel are looking for answers to:

  • Why you should be awarded the scholarship
  • What difference it will make to your studies/career
  • What difference you will make to the industry / University – what will you give back?
  • What your future plans and career goals are.

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 June 2017 at 5pm.

Apply now

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Butler on 0141 331 8770 or email scholarships@gcu.ac.uk.

Read testimonials from our current students about their success in applying for the Marks and Spencer’s scholarships.

BAFTA Scholarship Programme for the MA Television Fiction Writing couse

 BAFTA Scholarship Programme, which helps talented people in need of financial support to study a post-graduate course in film, television or games. GCU's  MA Television Fiction Writing is one of the eligible courses.

What you get

  • Up to £12,000 towards annual course fees
  • An industry mentor
  • free access to BAFTA events around the Uk for 1 year

Three Prince William Scholarships in Film, Television and Games, supported by BAFTA and Warner Bros., are awarded in the name of HRH The Duke of Cambridge in his role as President of BAFTA. These recipients fees are funded by Warner Bros. and they will additionally receive a short funded work placement within the Warner Bros. group of companies, access to a Warner Bros. mentor, and invitations to a series of industry masterclasses.

Who can apply 

You must be a British Citizen and are looking to study MA Television fiction writing  at GCU in September 2017

How to apply 

Apply now before the 12th June 2017 to submit an application for studies in academic year 17/18, go to: BAFTA Scholarships. Please direct any queries to scholarships@bafta.org.

Activia Training Annual Scholarship Award

Activia are pleased to offer a £1,000 annual scholarship for college and university students in the UK. There is no specific course of study required, and you can use the money in whatever way that you feel benefits your studies the most.


There will be two scholarship awards of £500 each year, awarded in November and May as follows:

  • The video winner will receive £350
  • The essay format winner will receive £150


Furthermore, all entries adjudged to be of a suitable standard will be eligible for an “expenses award” as follows:

  • YouTube videos: £15
  • Blog articles: £10


Only one entry per student, per award period, is permitted.

Submissions received ON or BEFORE 31st October will be entered into the November award.
Submissions received ON or BEFORE 30th April will be entered into the May award.
Successful applicants will be contacted during the month of the award.

 

Submissions can be made in either video or essay format, and all the application details are available on our website at https://www.activia.co.uk/scholarship-uk.

Carspring IMI Female Automotive Scholarship

The Carspring IMI Female Automotive scholarship is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate female students who aspire to work in the automotive industry. This can be in any part of the automotive industry from Engineering to Marketing. There is no particular subject requirement. 

The scholarship has been designed by Carspring in conjunction with the Institute of the Motor Industry to address the gender imbalance within the industry. In addition to a financial reward, the winners will also be given a minimum of 2 weeks’ work experience in Carspring's London or Berlin office. 

What you get 

The value of the scholarship is £1,000 for winning candidates.
Winners will also be given a minimum of 2 weeks’ work experience in Carspring's London or Berlin office. 

Who can apply 

  • Open to female students or apprentices with a clear, unbridled passion for cars;
  • A demonstrable interest in working in the automotive sector;
  • 5A* - C grades at GCSE
  • A confirmed place at a UK university or college
  • undergraduate or postgraduate female students

How to apply

You should apply with a CV, including two references. You are also required to include a covering letter of no more than one page of A4. This must demonstrate evidence of your greatest achievements to-date, your interest in pursuing a career in the automotive industry and summarise any existing sponsorships you may already have.

Submit a 500-1000 word briefing document, on the subject of ‘The Future of Automotive Retail’.

Submitting Details:
The candidates can submit their application to support@carspring.co.uk, with the subject line 'Scholarship Application: Your Name'.

https://www.carspring.co.uk/scholarship

Deadline for applications 

Round 1 – 31/12/2016

Round 2 - 31/08/2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Xero Entrepreneur Scholarship 2017

Sponsored by Xero, providers of online accounting software, the scholarship has been established in recognition of the contribution that start-ups and small businesses make to the UK economy. Open to UK students, both undergraduates and postgraduates, the scholarship is worth £2,000 towards a business related degree and is designed to help a student along the road to success on their entrepreneurial journey.

What you get 

One award of £2,000 scholarship amount will be given to the winning candidate.
The winning candidate will also receive the offer of mentoring sessions, a free subscription to Xero for 12 months and financial management skills coaching with Xero senior business leaders.

Who can apply 

  • Must be UK resident.
  •  Must be currently enrolled full time at a recognised UK university.
  • Open to undergraduates and postgraduates.

How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, the candidates must submit:
● Either an essay (500-­700 words) or a 2 minute video on how the scholarship could help them work toward or develop their entrepreneurial idea
● Proof of academic achievement (ABB grade or above in A Levels or equivalent alternative qualification).
● One letter of recommendation.

Submitting Details:
The candidates can submit their application to submissionsUK@xero.com

More information can be found here https://www.xero.com/uk/offer/scholarship/  

Application Deadline 

To be considered for scholarship, the candidates must submit application on or before 30 June 2017

Talented Athlete Support Programme

Talented Athlete

Talented Athlete Support Programme

The Talented Athlete Support Programme operates in partnership with Glasgow University and Strathclyde University. The programme has been designed to assist the University's most talented/promising athletes in developing their sporting potential whilst studying at the University.

Who can apply?

Applications are welcomed from all students who will be fully matriculated at Glasgow Caledonian University. Applicants must have reached or demonstrated a high level of competition to be considered for the programme. Athletes should be competing at least at national level in their chosen sport and must show potential to compete at a higher level. Previous recipients must apply on a yearly basis and will be treated in the same manner as new applicants.

What can the programme offer?

The programme is not wholly concerned with offering financial assistance to selected students although this may form an integral part of the programme. The intention is to offer a balanced programme consisting of the following:

  • Free access to training facilities at Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow University and Strathclyde University
  • Access to qualified strength training coaches
  • Access to qualified sports nutritionist
  • Access to physiotherapy
  • Access to sports psychology
  • Access to sports massage
  • Financial Assistance for the costs involved in training and competition (awards vary £100 - £500)

The Application Process

  • Download and complete the Talented Athlete Application Form or pick one up from ARC reception.
  • Application opens 01 June 2017 and Close on 31 October 2017
  • All applications are considered and then the most promising applicants are asked to attend a short interview to discuss their application
  • Once all interviews have been held, applicants will be informed as to whether they have been succesful with their application.

For further information please e-mail: talentedathlete@gcu.ac.uk

RUGBYWARFARE Scholarship

RUGBYWARFARE OFFERS BI-YEARLY £500 SCHOLARSHIPS

At Rugby Warfare, we value education and helping those in need. We understand how hard it can be in today’s world to be a student and trying to survive with a minimal budget but also make the most out of University life. Depending on your circumstances, performing optimally at University can be easily hindered by financial stress. We want to help with that. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering a bi-yearly £500 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning to attend University in the United Kingdom. We will also be giving the winner a bundle of free clothing from our range, perfect for casual wear to University and to stay fit in the gym.

ESSAY TOPIC

In order to apply, applicants must submit a 750+ word essay on the following topic:

“Evaluate the difficulty of eating healthily and being active whilst being a student at College or University and what can be done to overcome the challenges.”

Out of the pool of applicants, we will choose five finalists. We will then post the five finalists’ essays on our blog and our social media pages.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

The application guidelines are as follows:

  • Essays must be received by May 27th, 2017
  • Applications should be emailed to scholarship@rugbywarfare.com in word format, no link to Google Docs or PDFs
  • Applicants should include their name, address and phone number
  • Applicants should include a link to their Facebook profile so that way we may confirm their identity and school enrolment
  • The applicant should state where they are currently attending or be planning to attend University in the body of their submission email
  • No additional information should be included
  • Once the application deadline has passed, the essays will be reviewed and judged based on the following criteria:

    -Responsiveness to the question

    – Grammar and style

    – Thoughtfulness and originality

    – The persuasiveness of the arguments presented

We look forward to your submissions and helping the winners meet their educational costs and help them promote health and fitness!

Orla James Scholarship

Orla James are excited to be offering a Wedding scholarship for 2016/2017 to reward creativity for those in education.

The scholarship applications are open to students of the UK, US, Australia and Canada which have been accepted onto a higher education course at a recognised institution. The scholarship winner will be awarded £900/$1200 towards their studies for the academic year of 2017.

How to apply

Step 1: Write an essay on a wedding topic (up to 1000 words) which expresses your creative writing capability.

Step 2: Fill out the form on the website https://www.orlajames.com/blog/wedding-scholarship/ 

Step 3: Orla James will assess your entry and the information your provided in the form. The chosen winner of the scholarship will be announced on the 30th of July 2017.

Entry for the scholarship will require an essay of no more than 1000 words on any wedding topic of your choice, images can be included but must be relevant and depict the context of the piece. This purpose of the essay is to demonstrate your writing skills and creativity so make it as unique as possible. While the scholarship is open to people of any discipline, extra consideration will be given to those enrolling in English, creative writing, fashion or design degrees.

Applications are online only due to the international nature of the scholarship. We will not be taking into consideration academic achievement, however financial need may affect the final decision. 

The deadline for submission is 10th July 2017

  • Late submissions will not be considered.
  • The winner will be required to validate their address through any form of legitimate documentation.
  • The scholarship is of a one time award of £900/$1200, currency dependant on location.
  • Applicants must be enrolled or due to be enrolled in a full time course.
  • Any questions regarding the scholarship please email katie@orlajames.com.