2024|25 University of Warwick UK Taught Masters Scholarship (England Based)


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Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 31st of May, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
The University of Warwick will be offering the Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme to support up to 50 eligible Home fee status students from under-represented groups who wish to start a postgraduate taught masters course in 2024/2025.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, you need to be able to answer yes to all three questions in Part 1 and at least one question in Part 2. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who can answer yes to any of the Part 3 criteria of the below. .

Part 1 - General eligibility 
1. Are you applying for a full-time Masters course, or a part-time Masters course that will be studied over a maximum of 2 years, starting in October 2024?
2. Are you eligible to pay tuition fees at the Home fee rate?
3. Can you confirm that you do not already hold a Masters (or Integrated Masters) or PhD qualification?

Part 2 - Financial Eligibility
1. If you started your undergraduate course prior to August 2016: Were you were in receipt of a full or partial maintenance grant from the UK Government as an undergraduate?
2. If you started your undergraduate course after August 2016: Were you eligible for a means tested maintenance loan from the UK Student Loans Company and was your residual household income assessed as £40,000 or less?
3. Are/were you in receipt of a special support grant support from the UK government for your undergraduate course?
4. Were you in receipt of Disabled Students Allowance whilst studying, or do you receive Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment?

Part 3 - Under-represented groups in Postgraduate Taught study
The University of Warwick is seeking to encourage applications to postgraduate study from students least represented in the University community and will be awarding additional points to those whose application and supporting documentation can demonstrate any of the following:
1. You were aged 21+ on the first day of your undergraduate course.
2. You entered University at undergraduate level from a Care background or as a Foyer resident.
3. You were assessed as an 'independent student through estrangement' by Student Finance England, Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland or the Student Awards Agency Scotland at any point during your undergraduate degree.
4. You are from a low participation neighbourhood as measured by Polar 4 (quintile 1) and/or you come from one of the most deprived areas of the country as defined by the government's IMD (Indices of Multiple Deprivation) database. If your postcode IMD value is 16,250 or less, you meet this criteria database.
5. You are a carer for an ill or disabled family member who is in receipt of Carers Allowance prior to enrolling on your course, or be able to provide proof that you are a carer.
6. You have been in receipt of one of the following Warwick scholarships throughout your undergraduate course: Warwick Scholars, Multicultural Scholars, Lloyds Scholars.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Warwick Taught Masters scholarships are valued at up to £10,000. The scholarship will be paid as a contribution towards your tuition fees.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Applicants must have applied for admission to the University by this deadline.
ii. Complete the scholarship application form by the deadline; all required evidence must also be provided by the application deadline. All applicants are advised to read the Guidance Notes for applicants before applying. 

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity on the University of Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme Page.