Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (GCVA) Studentship

Type of award

Studentship

Managing department

School of Social Sciences

Value

The GCVA is proud to announce a new MA in Visual Anthropology Scholarship (MAVAS) program which welcomes applications from qualified candidates coming from ODA recipient countries that are historically underrepresented in our course.

We will offer to the successful candidate a fee waiver worth £25,000.

Specified use

A full tuition fee waiver

Tenable period

The tuition fee waiver is valid for the period of study and no cash alternative is available.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

One

Funding provider

The Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology and the 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

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Anthropology, Media and Performance
  • Social Anthropology

Academic requirements

Applicants wishing to be considered for this award are subject to satisying the same academic assessment criteria required for entry to the programme.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to international students.

Other eligibility criteria

Applicants must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.

The GCVA welcomes applications from qualified candidates coming from ODA recipient countries

Application procedure

The Scholarship Review committee will base their decision on:
  1. Academic merit of the candidate including applicants' results from their previous studies and two references.
  2. Quality of `the personal statement' and how it identifies a plan for study over the course of the academic program and for the future.
  3. A statement of no more than 750 words that identifies how the candidate may use the award to carry out work that can have an `impact' on some aspect of the `development' of their home country. (`development' here refers to the UN goals  https://sdgs.un.org/goals and `impact' refers to the University's strategies in this area http://www.socialresponsibility.manchester.ac.uk/about/impact/ )
  4. Priority will be given to students who have not previously had the opportunity to study abroad and who face political, racial, gender or religious barriers to studying for this degree.

Additional documentation

Application statements should be emailed to pg-soss@manchester.ac.uk in advance of the studentship application deadline

Closing date

14 Jul 2022

Candidates will be selected via a scholarship review committee who will assess all complete and eligible scholarship applications received by the deadline of 1 st July and notified of the result by 15 th July.

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