SEED Enhancing Racial Equality studentship

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing department

School of Environment, Education and Development

Value

This award will cover tuition fees and include an annual stipend of approximately £15,285 (subject to final confirmation) for a period of three and a half years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Specified use

The School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED) is pleased to announce the award of Enhancing Racial Equality Scholarship for September 2021 entry.

SEED is committed to truly engaging with principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion, including recognising those systemic barriers to inclusion, and we aim to ensure our student cohort reflects the diverse community we serve. We recognise that the entire HE sector needs to do more to adopt an anti-racist and inclusive agenda. This studentship is one of the ways that SEED is addressing the challenges.

This scholarship is open to `Home' (UK) applicants and offer holders who identify as Black and Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME)/People of Colour.

Tenable period

The scholarship is available for 3.5 year full-time programmes or the equivalent duration part time.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

One scholarship

Funding provider

School of Environment, Education and Development

Level(s) of study

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

  • Postgraduate research

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:

  • Architecture
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Geography
  • International Development
  • Planning and Environmental Management

Academic requirements

Candidates should meet the entry requirements of the School of Environment, Education and Development:

  • Bachelor degree with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours (or international equivalent)
  • Master degree with a minimum grade of 60% in the dissertation and a minimum taught average grade of 60% (or international equivalent)

Nationality restrictions

Other eligibility criteria

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

This scholarship is open to Home (UK) applicants who identify as BAME/People of Colour.

Application procedure

All applicants who wish to be considered for the Enhancing Racial Equality Scholarship must register their interest with the SEED PGR Admissions office pgr-seedfunding@manchester.ac.uk by 1st February 2021.

Those who have registered an interest will be considered for the Enhancing Racial Equality Scholarship based on their standard application form (see below) - no further application is required.

Application form

Closing date

01 Feb 2021

1st February 2021

Decision date

Successful applicants will be notified by late April 2021.

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