International Academic Excellence Awards
To support our aim of attracting international students of excellent potential, the School of Geographical & Earth Sciences is pleased to offer International Academic Excellence Awards for their PGT MSc programmes in Geomatics, Water Science and the MRes in Human Geography.
International (non-EU) fee-paying students, who have accepted a place on one of the eligible PGT programmes (see list below) will be considered for these awards on the basis of academic excellence. Awards of £2000 will be made to the top applicants in the programmes. Recipients of awards will be informed by the end of July 2013. International Academic Excellence Awards will be deducted directly from tuition fees payable to the University of Glasgow.
Eligible MSc Programmes:
Water Science Suite
British Hydrological Society MSc Studentships
The British Hydrological Society MSc studentship funding competitition provides a small number of studentships of ~£1,000 towards the cost of the Master's degree tuition costs at a UK Higher Education Insitution. Academically strong candidates for the Water MSc degrees who will focus on the more hydrological aspects of the degree and in their summer project should consider applying for such a studentship, noting that it is your responsibility to ensure that all referees' reports are forwarded. Details and application form can be found here
MRes in Human Geography Funding
The School of Geographical and Earth Sciences (GES), and the Urban Studies Foundation (USF), offer several MRes scholarships to outstanding applicants on the Human Geography: Space, Politics and Power MRes, as follows:
(i) Three individual GES “fees-paid” scholarships (equivalent to £5000) to be awarded for 2013-14, competitively on the basis of undergraduate degree performance, and references supplied. Eligibility extends to UK and EU applicants.
To be considered for a GES “fees-paid” scholarship, applicants are required to submit a standard application for postgraduate study at the University of Glasgow, by Friday 28th June 2013.
(ii) One Urban Studies Foundation (USF) “fees-paid” scholarship (equivalent to £5000) to be awarded for 2013-14. Awarded on the basis of undergraduate degree performance and references supplied, to a candidate with a well-established plan for a Masters dissertation project with a clear urban focus. Eligibility extends to UK and EU applicants.
In addition to submitting a standard application for postgraduate study at the University of Glasgow, applicants wishing to be considered for the USF scholarship must supply a one-page personal statement outlining interests in urban geography, and intended dissertation project in the field of urban geography.
Personal statement to be emailed to Course Convenor, Hayden Lorimer, by Friday 28th June 2013 (Hayden.Lorimer@glasgow.ac.uk).
N.B. individual applicants can be considered for both GES and USF scholarships
(iii) One GES ‘International Academic Excellence Scholarship’ (comprising £2000 discount on University Tuition fees) awardable for 2013-14 to an international fee-paying non-EU student (described above).
To be considered for the GES International Academic Excellence Scholarship award you need to submit a standard application for postgraduate study at the University of Glasgow by Friday 28th June 2013. Scholarship awarded on the basis of excellent potential and undergraduate degree performance. The award recipient will be informed by the end of July 2013.
Information on University of Glasgow Postgraduate Tuition Fees can be accessed here
Full application instructions can be accessed here