2024|25 Royal Holloway Gent-Rust Scholarship (England Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 14th of June, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
Royal Holloway is offering the Gent-Rust Scholarship to a new full-time or part-time UK Masters student to help support their study at Royal Holloway. 

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible,
i. You must be a new full-time or part-time student from the UK, applying for one of the following degrees;
ii. You must have achieved, or are on target to achieve, a 2:1 or higher.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Gent-Rust Scholarship is a cash award of £7,000 for new postgraduates studying selected degree courses.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply, 
i. You must apply via Royal Applicant Portal where you will be able to complete your statement and upload any required documents including your grades transcript
ii. You must provide a supporting statement of no longer than 400 words, which should include:
  • academic achievements you are particularly proud of and why these really matter to you
  • why you have chosen to do the degree you have applied for
  • what your future aspirations are and how the scholarship will help you to achieve your future goals.
  • from a financial standpoint, what impact would this scholarship have on your education
  • state any special personal or family circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance.
Your statement will be judged on how effectively and convincingly you respond to the above.

iii. The following must also be provided:
  • As well as your statement, you will need to upload your most recent grades transcript from your undergraduate degree. Any applications that are submitted without an uploaded transcript will be rejected.
  • It is expected that you have achieved, or are on target to achieve, a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent, and would not have the means to undertake the proposed course of study without this scholarship. You will need to demonstrate this in the application.
  • The strength of your previous academic background will also be considered. This will be assessed via the documents submitted as part of your degree application. Considerable importance will be attached to what you have done and hope to do in areas outside the field of their studies.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Royal Holloway Gent-Rust Scholarship Page.