The Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR), in conjunction with Collingwood College is offering risk masters scholarship at Durham University. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Durham University is distinctive – a residential collegiate university with long traditions and modern values. University seeks the highest distinction in research and scholarship and are committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge.
The main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.
Durham University accepts IELTS, TOEFL iBT, Cambridge Proficiency (CPE), Cambridge Advanced (CAE) and the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic as preferred English Language proficiency tests.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing taught master’s degree programmes.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of MA Risk and MSc Risk.
Scholarship Award: This scholarship is designed to cover full tuition fees as well as a stipend and other financial support, up to a total value of £29,347.
-£15,700 – Payment of International tuition fees
-£11,500 – maintenance allowance paid as a termly stipend
-£600 – arrival allowance
-£1,000 – one return flight to the UK which will be reimbursed upon receipt of flight documents
-£547 – allocation to cover visa expenses and NHS health charge.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this Scholarship:-
-Fees status: International
-Level of Study: Taught Master’s Degree programmes
-Mode of study: Full time
-Year of Entry: Applicants for programmes commencing in 2016/17.
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The standard minimum entry requirement to study a postgraduate programme at Durham University is normally achievement of an upper second class UK honours degree (2:1) or equivalent qualification and two satisfactory academic references.
English language Requirements: The University accepts IELTS, TOEFL iBT, Cambridge Proficiency (CPE), Cambridge Advanced (CAE) and the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic as preferred English Language proficiency tests.
Test Requirements: Preferred Tests: IELTS: 6.5 (no component under 6.0); TOEFL iBT (internet based test): 92 (no component under 23); Cambridge Proficiency (CPE): Grade C; Cambridge Advanced (CAE): Grade A; Cambridge IGCSE First Language English at Grade C or above [not normally acceptable for students who require a Tier 4 student visa]; Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language at Grade B or above [not normally acceptable for students who require a Tier 4 student visa]; GCSE English Language at grade C or above and Pearson Test of English (overall score 62 (with no score less than 56 in each component)).
Supporting Material: In order to complete the application form, applicant will be required to provide the following information:
-Their education and qualifications already achieved and details of any qualifications that they are currently studying for, if applicable
-The names and addresses of two academic referees
-A Personal Statement
-Supporting documents (for example, degree certificates / transcripts, English Language evidence if they are not a native English speaker, CV, samples of academic work).
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 11th April 2016.