The University of Bradford offers the University of Bradford Global Development Scholarship (formerly called the Countries in Crisis Scholarship) for International Students for the 2016/2017 academic session.
These scholarships are to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster etc.
University of Bradford Global Development Scholarship
The scholarship is available for full time Masters programmes (not MBA) based at the University of Bradford. Students must be self funded.
You no longer need to have secured an offer to study at Bradford before you apply for this scholarship.
If you cannot come to Bradford without the full scholarship to cover your fees and living expenses then please apply for the scholarship before applying for a place.
Minimum entry requirements:
However, you still must meet the minimum entry requirements (both academic and English Language) to be considered.
Who can apply?
Citizens of the ‘List of Countries’ in crisis as listed on the official website.
The University of Bradford (or, Bradford University), Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Fields of study
All masters level courses of study in the university:
Number of awards
There will be five Bestway Foundation Scholarships for students from Pakistan.
There will be a further two scholarships available for students from the other countries.
Awards will cover the full duration of your program at Bradford
Full tuition fees and accommodation in The Green will be covered plus £4,200 per annum living costs to be paid in three instalments – October, January and April.
Each scholarship is worth approximately £25,000.
Method of Application
Please apply for the scholarship before applying for a place on a course if you will be reliant upon the scholarship to cover your fees and living expenses.
Complete the web form found on the official website (link to it is below). If you have already received an offer to study with Bradford University please make sure you include your University of Bradford number on the web form.
Tips for a successful application from the scholarship panel:
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to access the web form and also for complete information on how to apply.
The web application form will be available on the official website from the 18 April 2016; and completed forms must be received by Friday 13 May 2016. All applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
The closing date for applications is Friday 13 May 2016 @ 23:59 GMT. The form will be removed after the closing date and late applications will not be considered.
The Scholarship panel will consider your application in June. You will be informed of the decision early July.
If you are successful you will be asked to submit an application to the university and provide proof of your qualifications and level of English Language, plus an academic reference. You will then need to secure a Visa to study here at Bradford. We will be able to guide you through this process.
The University of Bradford (informally Bradford University) is a public, plate glass university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.
The University offers a wide range of financial help to assist you on your university journey, and invests over £3m annually in the Access Agreement and the National Scholarship Programme to support students from all backgrounds.
Every year the university awards numerous non-repayable scholarships to UK, EU and international students on the basis of academic excellence, personal circumstances or economic hardship. Some of their scholarships are also linked to studies in a specific subject area.
You can apply for more than one type of scholarship but you can only be granted one award.
Application Deadline: 13 May 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes