Faculty of Humanities/School of Social Sciences - Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme

Type of award

Bursary

Managing department

School of Social Sciences

Value

£3,000 reduction on fees for self-financing students on ALL Masters courses in the School of Social Sciences who have obtained/expect to obtain a first class degree from the University of Manchester.  The award is only available to graduands who have been awarded within three years of the start of the Masters course in September 2020 (Graduated from 2017 to 2020).

Note: The bursary can only be used as a tuition fee discount and is not available as a maintenance stipend or one-off payment.

Specified use

£3,000 reduction on fees.

Tenable period

One year full-time or over two years part-time

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

No fixed number.

Funding provider

This award is internal.

School of Social Sciences

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate taught

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Statistics
  • Sociology

Academic requirements

1st class undergraduate degree from the University of Manchester, awarded since 2017

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Application procedure

No separate application form to be completed, but student must inform the Postgraduate Admissions Office by 1st August 2020 to confirm that they wish to be in receipt of the award.  Email Vicky.Barnes@manchester.ac.uk

Application form

Selection criteria

1st class undergraduate degree from the University of Manchester.

Selection body

School of Social Sciences

Closing date

02 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted throughout the year

Decision date

Applicants who obtain a 1st should email Vicky.Barnes@manchester.ac.uk to have their bursary confirmed.

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