Location: York, UK
Funding for: UK/EU Students and international students
Funding amount: £12,000 stipend p.a. (This does not include a fee waiver)
International students are eligible; however, they will be expected to show evidence that they can compensate for the difference between the Home/EU student fees and the International student fees.
Start Date September 2018
Time: Full Time for one year
Application Deadline: 1 July 2018
The Maria Bourboulis scholarship fund is awarded in memory of York Alumna Maria Bourboulis – to continue to support Sociology students.
Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated applicants to take up this new MA scholarship opportunity in the Department of Sociology at the University of York.
In order to be eligible you must:
If English is not your first language you should also read the English Language requirements 2018/19 for postgraduate study for each department.
Candidates are selected on the basis of academic excellence. We anticipate that decisions will be made by the middle of July 2018. We expect to contact successful candidates by the end of July 2018.
First, to apply for the scholarship, you will need to submit a formal Masters application through the University’s online application system.
Application documents include a personal statement, a CV, previous degree certificates, academic transcripts and one reference letter. Please explain in your personal statement why you would like to undertake an MA/ MSc in our department at York and how the scholarship would be useful for you to achieve your goals.
Please indicate on your application documents that you intend to apply for The Maria Bourboulis MA Scholarship.
Second, you must also submit a separate copy of your application to the Department of Sociology (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for submitting applications is:
23.59pm (GMT) on 1 July 2018.
N.B. If you have already applied for an MA/ MSc with us, you can write to us and tell us that you would like to be considered for the scholarship. Please provide a short additional text about the usefulness of the scholarship in order to achieve your goals.
Successful candidates will be sent a formal letter confirming the offer of the Scholarship. The letter sets out the value and duration of the award. The letter asks candidates to accept the Terms of the Scholarship.
For scholarships with stipends
Award holders receive the balance as a cash bursary that will be paid directly into their preferred bank account.
For all scholarships and studentships
Continued receipt of all Scholarship is conditional upon satisfactory academic progress. Scholarship holders should notify their Department in the following circumstances: