Type of Funding
The University of Westminster is inviting international students who are nationals of developing countries undertaking a full-time Masters degree at the University commencing September 2018, to apply for the Colin Matheson Scholarship and/or the Geoffrey Copland Scholarship. One of each Scholarship will be awarded for AY 2018/19.
The University of Westminster currently offers Masters degree programmes in the Business and Law schools and the faculties of Architecture and the Built Environment; Media, Arts and Design; Science and Technology; and Social Sciences and Humanities.
Both scholarships are full scholarships covering tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
Applicants must be international students from eligible developing and middle-income countries (see Official Website for eligible countries) and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at the University. Applications for the scholarship will be evaluated on the basis on academic excellence (should possess the equivalent to a UK First Class Honours degree) and applicants have to demonstrate financial need and development potential.
Candidates who have already obtained a degree in a developed country are not eligible for this full scholarship. Those with an Equivalent Level Qualification (ELQ) are not eligible to apply for any scholarship. Graduates applying for another undergraduate degree or a Masters graduate applying for a postgraduate degree, are considered as ELQ students. The only exceptions are:
Postgraduate applicants with a Masters degree applying for a PhD programme, or
The international Masters qualification is regarded as equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree.
Applications are to be sent by post and have to reach the University by 31 May 2018.