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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UK, EU AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2011/12

Contents
INTRODUCTION by PROFessOR GeOFFRey PeTTs, VIce-cHANcellOR ........... 03 . SUPPORTING EXCELLENCE IN NEED ...................................... 05 SCHOLARSHIPS PARTNERS AND DONORS ............................. 07 RECENT DEvELOPmENTS ...................................................... 10 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS ........................................ 14 POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS .......................................... 22 . SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PART-TImE STUDENTS ............................. 44 OTHER UNIvERSITy OF WESTmINSTER SCHOLARSHIPS ......... 48 . JANUARy 2012 SCHOLARSHIPS ........................................... 54 FREqUENTLy ASKED qUESTIONS ........................................ 56 . APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND PRESENTATION GUIDELINES . 61 . UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION FORm ......... 66 POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION FORm ............ 69

IntroduCtIon by PROFessOR GeOFFRey e PeTTs, VIce-cHANcellOR

We start this academic year with the welcome news that the University of Westminster has moved up 17 places in the Sunday Times league table, published in September 2010. We are the most improved university in the country and can be rightly proud of what we can offer our students. Our scholarship programme continues to go from strength to strength and we continue to be known across the world for the successes of our scholarship scheme and for the students we support. As our aim is to build capacity in developing countries our scholarship students must return home after the completion of their courses. I recently met with scholars in Istanbul who had returned to Turkey and who told me about their lives since leaving our university. All of them recognised how their degree had given them real opportunities to change and develop their lives and how important it was to them to give back to their own communities. I was able to announce a further 250,000 of scholarships so that we could continue to support and develop more students from Turkey.

As a scholarship student, you would be expected to give up some time to support University projects. We use these hours to support projects in our local communities, in central London and in Harrow. Scholarship students are now working with the Commonwealth Association for Scientific, mathematics and Technology Educators, International Students House, the Safer Neighbourhoods Panel amongst many others. We are working hard with our alumni to find employment opportunities and workplace experience for our students. I am deeply grateful to the many companies and individuals, partners and donors who support our Scholarships scheme. Their unfailing support helps us to provide scholarships for outstanding students from across the world, helping us to create a truly international university that makes a difference.
Professor Geoffrey Petts BSc, PhD, FRGS, FRSA vice-Chancellor

We are the most improved university in the country and can be rightly proud of what we can offer our students.

suPPortInG eXCeLLenCe In need

eDUcATION TRANsFORMING FUTURes


Education has an unrivalled ability to change lives, both for those who have the opportunity to study, and for those who benefit from their knowledge. making knowledge widely accessible was one of the founding principles of the Royal Polytechnic Institution, University of Westminsters original incarnation. It is a principle that we adhere to today, with a student body that is incredibly diverse in culture, nationality and background. Philanthropy has played a vital role in supporting our students from the very beginning, when quintin Hogg made his educational endowment to establish the Regent Street Polytechnic. We remain dedicated to making it possible for outstanding students who could not access higher education without our help to realise their potential. Our students explore the fields of creative industries, business, law, humanities, life sciences, and computing and electronics. Our staff and alumni have made their mark in many fields, and our current students will on to shape professional life of the future, and change lives for the better, both in the UK and internationally. Now you can play a key role in that change.

The Westminster scholarship changed my life by offering me a world-class education in one of the best cities in the world. living, studying and working in london for one year totally changed my life, career and view of the world. I have learnt that no matter what your background is, education is the key to success. I therefore want to say thank you to the University of Westminster for the various international student scholarships.
deo AkenA MA TOURIsM MANAGeMeNT, cURReNTly WORKs WITH THe AllIANce FOR AFRIcAN AssIsTANce

THe leADING UNIVeRsITy scHOlARsHIPs scHeMe IN THe UK


Today, about 760 students at our University benefit from scholarships every year. Around a quarter of this support comes from external sources. However, every year we also have to turn down at least a further 3,000 good scholarship applicants. We want to address this by providing an additional 100 scholarships annually, and we need philanthropic support to achieve that goal.

sUPPORTING eXcelleNce IN NeeD

sChoLArshIPs PArtners And donors

Our scholarships scheme has been praised for its diverse, flexible and innovative approach to supporting students. A scrupulous award process based on clear criteria is followed by continual pastoral care for beneficiary students. The schemes success has been recognised by the Award for Outstanding Support for Overseas Students from the Times Higher Education magazine.

GROWING yOUR GIFT


Gifts made to the University of Westminster qualify for the same tax benefits as registered charities. Please contact us for further details. If you give us your consent to claim Gift Aid, at no extra cost to you we would increase the value of your gift to the University by claiming the tax you have already paid on the donation from the tax authorities. Should you be able to support us before July 2011, we will be able to augment your gift by 33 per cent applying to the Governments matched Giving scheme.

MAKe A DIFFeReNce, TOUcH A lIFe


Now more than ever, maintaining our ability to change lives through access to higher education will depend on philanthropic support for scholarships. By helping us to extend the scholarships scheme, you will be providing opportunities for a diverse and vibrant student community. you will be changing lives and enabling them to improve the lives of many others, at a time of uncertainty for all, and when financial limits may prevent many promising students from pursuing higher education. your contribution could be shaped flexibly and linked to a particular school, department or course, should you wish to do so.

The University of Westminster is very grateful to its partners and donors in the scholarship programme. Many of the scholarships would not have been possible or as extensive without their involvement and contributions.

cHeVeNING FOReIGN AND cOMMONWeAlTH OFFIce


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides support through the Chevening Scheme for a significant number of students studying at the University of Westminster (chevening.com).

cOMMONWeAlTH bROADcAsTING AssOcIATION


The Commonwealth Broadcasting Association is a membership-based organisation, with some 100 corporate members, working for quality broadcasting throughout the Commonwealth. This is achieved through training, bursaries for employees of member organisations, conferences, a magazine (Commonwealth Broadcaster) and their website (cba.org.uk).

cONTAcT Us
We would be delighted to hear from you should you be able to consider supporting our students. Colin matheson Director of Scholarships T: +44 (0)20 7915 5405 E: mathesc@westminster.ac.uk marija milosavljevic Development manager T: +44 (0)20 7911 5195 E: milosam@westminster.ac.uk University of Westminster Cavendish House 101 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6XH United Kingdom

AssOcIATION OF cOMMONWeAlTH UNIVeRsITIes


The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is a voluntary society, founded in 1913. It is a registered charity, controlled by its member institutions through an elected council. The aim of the ACU is to strengthen the universities in membership through international co-operation and understanding (acu.ac.uk).

cOsMUR
Cosmur is a construction company offering services to public and private sector clients. With over 35 years experience of both new build and refurbishment, it has delivered projects ranging from hospitals to residential tower blocks, churches to leisure centres. Cosmur has provided support for one UK/EU full-time student in Architecture BA Honours/BSc Honours.

NAMING OPPORTUNITIes
your gift will be recognised on our website and in a number of printed publications. you will be invited to meet the student recipients at special events and will receive news from them from time to time. New scholarships can be named after you, an organisation or in memory of someone you wish to honour. For named international scholarships, we encourage gifts of 10,000 per year or more. For named domestic scholarships, we encourage gifts of 5,000 per year or more.

cHARTWells
Chartwells are the educational sector of Compass Group and have been running the catering contract at the University of Westminster for over 10 years. Around 100 members of staff are employed on every site to provide student catering, together with both internal and external hospitality. The University is grateful for their service and the food scholarships they provide for our students.

scHOlARsHIPs PARTNeRs AND DONORs

THe FRANK lONGFORD cHARITAble TRUsT


The Frank Longford Charitable Trust was established in 2002 by friends, family and admirers of Lord Longford (1905-2001), the Labour cabinet minister and lifelong penal reformer, to celebrate his achievements and to further the goals he pursued in the fields of social and prison reform. As well as organising an annual Longford Lecture and awarding the Longford Prize, it funds Longford Scholarships to support ex-prisoners who wish to continue their rehabilitation and reintegration back into society through higher education. There are currently 25 ex-prisoners on its scheme (longfordtrust.org).

INVesTMeNT PROPeRTy DATAbANK


Investment Property Databank (IPD), established in the UK in 1985, is a global information business. It is the market leader in supply of objective measurement and analysis of property. The IPD has generously donated to the Geoff marsh memorial Scholarship, and intend to provide one years work experience for the new Geoff marsh scholar (ipdglobal.com).

RIcHARD JeNKINs AND MAUReeN AMAR


Richard Jenkins and maureen Amar have generously funded the David Faddy Scholarship.

sARATH PAlIHAWADANA scHOlARsHIP


We are grateful for a generous donation from mr. Saman Palihawadana towards this scholarship established in memory of his father Sarath Palihawadana.

UNIVeRsITy OF WesTMINsTeR AlUMNI AssOcIATION sANTANDeR UNIVeRsITIes GlObAl DIVIsION


The University of Westminster Alumni Association contributes to the income of the Scholarship Fund to provide 2,000 fee reductions for Westminster undergraduate students progressing to a taught masters degree (westminster.ac.uk/alumni).

MbI Al JAbeR FOUNDATION


The mBI Al Jaber Foundation is a British registered charity that emerged from founder and sole patron Sheikh mohamed Bin Issa Al Jabers desire to promote better understanding between the peoples of the middle East and the wider world, especially in Europe but also with the USA and elsewhere. The mBI Al Jaber Foundation enables young people from all parts of the Arab world to fulfil their potential through the opportunity to undertake a masters degree at elite institutions of higher education, including the University of Westminster and other prominent universities in the UK. The scholarship programme is open to all Arab residents of the middle East and North Africa who intend to return to their country of residence and contribute to its future development (mbifoundation.com).

INTeRNATIONAl sTUDeNTs HOUse


International Students House (ISH) is open 365 days a year and located in leafy Regents Park. ISH offers free accommodation for many of our scholars. The house was founded for the betterment of international understanding and provides a unique social, cultural and recreational centre for international and British students alike. A variety of events take place including social and cultural experiences and there are also counselling and advice services onsite. ISH ultimately offers students from the developing world opportunities to study at many universities in London and make wide and long lasting friends with people from all over the world (ish.org.uk).

The relationship that Santander has had with the university sector since 1996 has established itself as one of its hallmarks. Already more than 880 academic institutions receive support from the bank for the implementation of study programmes, teaching projects, research, and activities to promote the use of new technologies on campus, or promote the relationship between universities and businesses, among others. Santander supports the university community more than any other bank in the world, with initiatives such as the granting of more than 17,000 scholarships and travel bursaries each year to promote study, research, social inclusion and the inflow of students in the labour market. The bank assists in the development of over 2,500 university projects. In the UK, Santander collaborates with 42 academic institutions. The University of Westminster is proud to be the latest of these. For more information visit santander. co.uk/santanderuniversities

UNIVeRsITy OF WesTMINsTeR esTATes AND FAcIlITIes DePARTMeNT


The University of Westminster Estates and Facilities Department has contributed housing scholarships which provide free accommodation for scholarship students in the University halls of residences.

UNIVeRsITy OF WesTMINsTeR sPORT AND leIsURe DePARTMeNT


The Sport and Leisure Department has offered 12 free gym memberships to scholarship students (westminster.ac.uk/sport).

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mOvE TO 101
The Scholarships Office has moved to a new location, 101 New Cavendish Street. This is a brand new building with many advantages over our previous accommodation in Wells Street. However, it is totally open plan and students are advised to book an appointment to see us rather than just arrive. This is so we can arrange a room in which to talk to you in some degree of privacy.

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LINKS WITH vIETNAm
We are pleased to welcome our first students from mekong 1000. The mekong Delta Scholarships Programme aimed at building capacity within the delta area. The University provides a comprehensive service to these students and a fee reduction.

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS
As part of our continuous review of our scholarships provision we have made a number of changes to our scholarship offering and a number of new scholarships have been established. These include scholarships for students from moldova, Uganda, mauritius (through CASTmE mauritius), Small Island Nations and the Philippines. We have also established new scholarships to celebrate the Latin American countries bicentennial anniversary of independence. These were for 2010 entry only. We have new capacity building scholarships with Shobhit University, India and Covenant University, Nigeria. Our Alumni Scholarships have been extended to include former study abroad students and students who studied their Bachelors degree at the Westminster International University in Tashkent. Fee waivers scholarships ie anything other than full scholarships have been opened to all international students, previously they were only open to students from developing countries.

PROGRESSION AWARDS
From 2010, progression awards will be given automatically to the top student(s) on each course. The winners of these awards will be invited to participate in the careers awards group which gives students additional support in their career aspirations. Details of this will be sent to the winners of the progression awards in September 2011.

GREEN GOWN AWARDS


The scholarships programme was shortlisted for the Green Gown Awards in the corporate social responsibility category. These prestigious awards are given by the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges, EAUC.

GAA
Guildford Academic Associates have once again made a handsome donation to the scholarships fund to support a female undergraduate studying the Biosciences, we are extremely grateful to them for this. We are very sorry to report that Dr Eric Reid the founder of GAA has recently died. The University will be naming a scholarship in his and his wifes memory to recognise their contribution to the scholarships scheme. This will be known as the Eric and Joan Reid Scholarship.

RAJBIR SINGH
The University has established a scholarship in memory of Rajbir Singh a former student in the fashion department who was tragically killed in a road accident. Details of this scholarship are in the postgraduate section of the brochure.

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vIKRAm mATHUR
vikram mathur (below right), is the head of the Universitys alumni in India. He and his family have generously given a substantial sum to the Scholarship Fund for which we are very grateful. As yet the details of this award have not been finalised but it is likely to benefit a young Indian female student who wishes to study a subject in short supply in India.

EAST TImOR
The University is currently talking to the government of East Timor, Timor Leste, with a view to co-funding scholarships for young Timorese students to study priority subjects for the development of their country.

SANTANDER
The University of Westminster is pleased to announce that we are now part of the Santander Universities group. Santander Bank is generously providing funds to assist students from Iberamerica and the UK. The University matches these funds creating full fee waivers for outstanding students.

KAREN HILL TRIBES TRUST


Is a charity dedicated to working with the Karen people of Northern Thailand to help them to build a better future. They have three key aims: Improve health by installing clean water systems and latrines Improve education by providing school buses, dormitories and teaching Improve opportunities for generating income by building irrigation systems and regenerating land. The Trusts long term vision is to see the Karen people empowered to help them in a sustainable way. To assist with their work the University of Westminster is offering to full scholarships to suitably qualified Karen to study masters degrees in subjects useful for the future of the Karen as a whole. karenhilltribes.org.uk

SLOvAK Tv SHOW
The University has agreed to cooperate with Slovak Television (STv) on a television programme about studying at undergraduate level overseas. Each month, a different country is featured and four programmes are shown during the month. The first three are 26 minute programmes which focus in turn on the country, a specific university in that country, and a prominent figure with some connection to that university. The final programme each month is an hour long academic competition where students answer questions in a series of rounds. The winner is awarded a scholarship to study at that university. According to the producers, this project is designed to demonstrate to Slovak students that education is their best investment. It is our intention to arouse the interest and provide new incentives that would allow them to explore the world around them, to get to know different cultures and languages, and eventually apply the gained knowledge in their home country. The viewing audience for the programme is primarily students and parents; the most recent broadcast had an audience of 56,000. Countries that have agreed to cooperate so far include France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.

WORLD TOUR mBA


The University will be providing a full fee waiver scholarship for any masters course within the mBA tours programme in January 2011 and September 2011. Details will be available at the fairs.

SADIE SHINKINS
In memory of a much loved lecturer in the Westminster Business School, the University has created the Sadie Shinkins memorial Scholarship. The scholarship reflects Sadies interests in assisting children in care and children who are seeking asylum in the UK. The first scholar will join the University for the 2011/12 academic year.

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my name is Flavio maria de Fatima Simoes, and I am from Timor-Leste (sometimes East-Timor, one of the newly independent countries in the 21st Century, located in South-East Asia). I am currently turning 25. I studied Politics and International Relations at Westminster in 2006-2009. I was awarded an unconditional scholarship. I am very thankful that the offer from the University of Westminster has changed my life in a very significant way. I am working as a Research and media Advisor for my government, at the Secretary of State for Security of Timor-Leste. I believe that I would not be able to understand what I am doing and contribute considerably to the peace-building and nation-building process in my country, without the genuine and profound tutelage of the bright lecturers at Westminster. Thank you University of Westminster! FLAvIo MArIA de FAtIMA sIMoes eAsT TIMOR

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my name is Adrian and I was born 28 years ago in the worlds highest capital (La Paz, Bolivia). In 2006, I was blessed with the mA in Tourism management scholarship to pursue my postgraduate studies at the University of Westminsters Centre for Tourism Research. This one year course gave me the opportunity to explore issues related to urban cultural tourism in one of the worlds most stimulating cities. I would have never had the chance to scrutinise these fascinating topics without the generosity of the University of Westminster, to which I am forever grateful for setting an unprecedented example of extraordinary support for international students who would not otherwise be able to fulfil their full potential in terms of career and personal development. AdrIAn GuAChALLA bOlIVIA

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scHOlARsHIPs FOR UK/eU sTUDeNTs


The University has a generous scholarship scheme for UK/EU students. Our gold level scholarships are worth 12,000 over three years and our silver scholarships are worth 6,000 over three years. All scholarships will be paid as tuition fee costs, except in cases where the award exceeds the cost of the fees, where the excess will be paid as a cheque. All cheques will be made available in January 2012. The scholarship is guaranteed for the first year, but subject to satisfactory academic progress for subsequent years. For Gold level scholarships, the student must maintain at least a 60 per cent average to receive the scholarship the following year. For Silver level scholarships, the student must maintain at least a 55 per cent average to receive the scholarship the following year. The average is calculated at the end of year one by discounting the students highest and lowest mark, and averaging the six remaining marks. At the end of year two, the average is calculated by averaging all eight marks. The scholarships are for any undergraduate course in the University. These are open to all applicants. For half of the available scholarships, priority will be given to you if you are from our associate and partner colleges and schools. Typically, a Gold level scholarship is set at three As at A Level, or equivalent qualification, and Silver level is set at three Bs at A Level, or equivalent qualification. Please note this academic criterion is not absolute, and other factors such as financial need, difficulties overcome, being the first in your family to attend university and your supporting statement will be taken into consideration. The average entry qualifications for particular courses will also be a consideration.

DeADlINe: 1 April 2011. Please note courses in the School of media, Arts and Design have a later deadline of 21 April 2011.
Helena Kennedy Foundation The University is pleased to be associated with the Helena Kennedy Foundation, and will make a number of awards to those of you coming through this route. The Helena Kennedy Foundation exists to tackle injustice and social exclusion through education, by supporting you if you are disadvantaged and come from further and adult education sectors to complete your studies and move on successfully into employment. For further information email the Helena Kennedy Foundation at enquiries@hkf.org.uk or see hkf.org.uk Cosmur Architecture Scholarship The scholarship will cover tuition and living expenses for one full-time UK/EU student following BA Honours/BSc Honours in Architecture over three years (subject to academic performance). It will be offered to the most promising candidate who would not be able to study without this scholarship opportunity. For up-to-date details on how to apply, please check our scholarships webpages.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fees and living expenses over three years. ELIGIBILITy: UK/EU students. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.

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Care Leavers Scholarship Care leavers have a less than one per cent participating ratio in higher education. The university has developed new scholarships specifically for care leavers to encourage them to take up the opportunity of a University education. Up to ten scholarships of 4,000 or 2,000, depending on academic achievements will be available for care leavers for London boroughs. Care leavers from outside London will also be considered sympathetically for our Gold and Silver scholarships.

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities In line with its commitment to providing education for all, the University has a number of scholarships available for you if you have achieved academic excellence in spite of severe disabilities. These will be at Gold or Silver level, and you must have an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate course at the University. These scholarships will not take into account any other funding you may have from other sources.

Each year the Writing London Competition will invite schools to explore a different theme. The theme for 2011/12 is drama. Please send typed entries (double-spaced, 12pt font size) accompanied by a Writing London Competition cover sheet along with your portfolio submission to: Joe marshall Admissions E: j.marshall@westminster.ac.uk T: +44 (0)20 7911 5000 ext 2392 For any further queries about this competition you may also email m.germana@ westminster.ac.uk. Please note that by entering the competition you accept the terms and conditions of the University of Westminsters Scholarship and Bursaries Regulations. Further information and Writing London coversheet may be found on westminster.ac.uk/ scholarships. The entries will be judged by a committee of scholars and writers at the University of Westminster. The Committees decision is final and no appeal will be taken into consideration. Entries for the competition will need to be submitted by 31 may 2011.
Reid Scholarship for Biosciences Following a generous donation from Guildford Academic Associates a 1,000 cash award is available for women who wish to study biosciences. you must be a UK citizen, the first in your family to attend university and be academically excellent.

Progression Scholarships and Westminster Career Awards From 2010, progression awards will be given automatically to the top student(s) on each course. The winners of these awards will be invited to participate in the careers awards group which gives students additional support in their career aspirations. Details of this will be sent to the winners of the progression awards in September 2011. Maud Tyler Scholarship Dr maud Tyler, who retired as Deputy vice-Chancellor in December 2006 after 35 years at the University, has made a generous donation. This scholarship is open to those who have a specific or hidden disability.

DEADLINE: 1 April 2011.


Writing London Creative Writing Competition The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages and the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster are pleased to announce the Writing London Competition. This writing competition is open to all UK and EU sixth-form secondary school / FE college students who are applying through UCAS to study Creative Writing at the University of Westminster. The winner will receive:

ELIGIBILITy: you must be holding the offer of a place on an undergraduate course at the University and must have recently been in the care of their local authorities. Priority will be given to you if you are from a London borough but we encourage all care leavers to apply for these scholarships. Scholarships will be of 4,000 or 2,000 per annum subject to previous academic achievements. DEADLINE: 1 April 2011.
Organ Scholarship The University has two historic cinema organs. We are looking for students who can play the organ to use these on a regular basis to keep them in good order. The successful applicant will be expected to play each instrument at least weekly. A cash award of 2,000 per annum is available to the successful candidate. you should apply details of your ability and achievements as a musician. you may apply at anytime for this scholarship but priority will be given to early applicants.

AmOUNT: 4,000 per annum, 3,000 available as tuition fee waiver plus 1,000 towards living costs. ELIGIBILITy: UK/EU student and have a specific or hidden disability. DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.
The Sadie Shinkins Memorial Scholarship

A conditional offer to study Creative Writing at the University, subject to the candidates meeting entry requirements and qualifications A scholarship worth 4,000 (comprising a first-year fee waiver scholarship and cash prize) Publication of winning piece in PaleFire. All entries will be in English and not exceed 1,500 words (one entry per person). Entries may include short fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction. The competition invites students to explore the wide range of material that London offers to the creative writer. All entries should be related to the City of London.

DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for a full-time Bachelors degree at the University of Westminster and be a student who is either an unaccompanied asylum seeker or who has recently been in care. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.

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Diplomatic Scholarships

AmOUNT: 65 per cent fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: These scholarships are available to you if you are a child of diplomats from developing countries, whose countries are unable to contribute to the fees. your parent in the diplomatic post must be based in the UK, and you must hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. The scholarship is for the length of the course (three or four years) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. These scholarships are limited in number and are competitive. CRITERIA: Academic excellence. DEADLINE: 31 may 2011.
EHWLC International Business Programme Progression Scholarship This scholarship will be for each year of your undergraduate degree, subject to satisfactory academic progress. In the case of courses with a placement year no scholarship is payable in that year as the University does not charge fees.

Full International Scholarships Please note that this scholarship is highly competitive, as each year we have hundreds of academically strong international students apply.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. The scholarship will be renewed each year, subject to satisfactory academic progress. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. DEADLINE: 31 may 2011.
Ken Bird Memorial Scholarship Ken Bird was formerly Chair of the Universitys Technology and Design Department. This scholarship reflects Kens interest in South Asia as well as his desire to help provide educational opportunities for women. The family of Ken Bird will take an active role in the choice and welfare of the scholar. The scholarship is awarded jointly with International Students House.

Part Fee Waiver Scholarships The University offers a number of part scholarships (2,000 fee waiver) to you if you are an exceptionally well qualified student from outside the UK/EU. These will be for each year of the undergraduate degree, subject to satisfactory academic progress. In the case of courses with a placement year, no scholarship is payable in that year as the University does not charge fees.

AmOUNT: 2,000 fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence. DEADLINE: 31 may 2011.
University of Westminster and Scindia School (India) Scholarship

AmOUNT: 2,000 fee reduction ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student (non-EU) on the International Business programme at Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College and hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Westminster. CRITERIA: Academic excellence DEADLINE: 31 may 2011

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver and accommodation at International Students House. ELIGIBILITy: Preference will be given to you if you are a female student from India or Sri Lanka and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree in a technology based subject. The scholarship will be renewed each year based on your academic performance. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need. DEADLINE: 31 may 2011.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver and accommodation at International Students House. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a scholarship recipient from Scindia School, India, and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Westminster. The scholarship will be renewed each year based on your academic performance. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, developmental potential and financial need. DEADLINE: 31 may 2011.

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I am Darshana Gothi Chauhan (26) a proud alumna of the University of Westminster. I completed my post graduation in Urban Design in October 2008. I was awarded the Geoff marsh memorial Scholarship, a full scholarship that covered my tuition fees, accommodation, and living expenses. I am presently working as an Urban Designer and Architect at Christopher Charles Benninger Architects and Planners in Prue, India. As part of my current job profile, I was instrumental in preparing a master Plan for a new town (Denchi) for the ministry of works and Human Settlements, Bhutan. Here, I had the opportunity to present the proposal to the Prime minister of Bhutan as well as extensively travel across the country. dArshAnA GothI ChAuhAn INDIA

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my name is Sam Wood and I am 24 years old. I did my masters at the University of Westminster in Fashion Design and Enterprise, from September 2006 until September 2007. Currently I am working in Bali in Indonesia as a Product Developer and a Designer. Before this I was a Design Assistant at Sass and Bide, Sydney, Australia. If it wasnt for my scholarship I wouldnt have been able to do my mA where I met the most amazing and interesting people who taught me a lot about the fashion industry and who got me where I am today. sAMAnthA Wood UNITeD KINGDOM

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The deadline for all postgraduate scholarship applications is 31 may 2011, unless otherwise stated.

Alumni Scholarships These are available to you if you are a graduate of any University of Westminster undergraduate degree and plan to proceed to a full-time masters degree within the University.

AmOUNT: 2,000 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a University of Westminster graduate progressing to a full-time masters degree at the University. you must have achieved the equivalent of a 2.1 or above to be considered. Former Study Abroad students are eligible for these awards as well. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
David Faddy Scholarships These scholarships have been established in memory of David Faddy, former Head of the School of Communications, and generously funded by Richard Jenkins and maureen Amar.

AmOUNT: 2,500 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA Photojournalism or mA Photographic Studies. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
Eastern European Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Eastern Europe and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. you must intend on returning to your home country on completion of the course. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

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MA English Literature Scholarships

Media, Arts and Design Scholarships

MA Public Relations Scholarship

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA English Literature. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
MA European Studies Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full scholarship, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any full-time masters degree in the School of media, Arts and Design. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and/or significant achievement in your chosen field. AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any full-time masters degree in the School of media, Arts and Design. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and/or significant achievement in your chosen field.
Organ Scholarship The University has two historic cinema organs. We are looking for students who can play the organ to use these on a regular basis to keep them in good order. The successful applicant will be expected to play each instrument at least weekly. A cash award of 2,000 per annum is available to the successful candidate. you should apply details of your ability and achievements as a musician. you may apply at anytime for this scholarship but priority will be given to early applicants. Part Fee Waiver Scholarships

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA Public Relations. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need. you must have some knowledge and experience of the UK public relations sector.
Sarath Palihawadana Scholarship This scholarship has been established in memory of Sarath Palihawadana, former student and lecturer in the Department of Computer Science.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA European Studies. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
MA Fashion Design and Enterprise Scholarships

AmOUNT: 5,000 to cover fees and living expenses ELIGIBILITy: you must be a UK student and hold an offer for the full-time mA Fashion Design and Enterprise. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need. you will be interviewed and asked to submit a portfolio of work.
MBA Scholarships

AmOUNT: 1,500 tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a University of Westminster graduate holding an offer for the full-time mSc in Advanced Software Engineering. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
Westminster Business School Scholarships These six scholarships are offered by Westminster Business School (WBS) to you if you are academically exceptional.

nAtAshA edWIn sAINT lUcIA my name is Natasha Edwin, I am 29 years of age from the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. I pursued my postgraduate studies in 2006 in Globalisation, Development and Transition and was awarded the scholarship of the same name. Without this scholarship, I would not have gained the invaluable knowledge and skills to be ideally placed in working towards the economic, political and sustainable development of my home country and the wider Caribbean.

AmOUNT: 50 per cent fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mBA degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, career progression and financial need. Preference will be given to you if you work in the voluntary or public sector. DEADLINE: 1 August 2011.

AmOUNT: 2,000 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the UK or another EU country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any full-time masters degree, excluding the mBA, within Westminster Business School. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and/or evidence of excellence in previous employment, business and community services.

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The deadline for all these scholarships (unless otherwise stated) is 31 may 2011.

Alumni Scholarships These are available to you if you are a graduate of any University of Westminster undergraduate degree and plan to proceed to a full-time masters degree within the University.

MA Creative Writing: Writing the City Scholarships

Full Fee Waiver Scholarships

AmOUNT: 2,000 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a University of Westminster graduate progressing to a full-time masters degree at the University. Normally, you must have graduated with a 2.1 or a First Class degree to be considered. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
Capacity Building Scholarships The University offers Capacity Building Scholarships to upgrade your skills if you are a faculty member of one of our partner colleges at home or overseas. The value of the scholarship varies depending on need. Please contact the Scholarships Office for full details if you fall into this category.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for a full-time mA Creative Writing: Writing the City degree. Additionally, please send a portfolio of your work (10,000 words max) accompanied by a covering letter including a personal statement including relevant experience and reasons for applying for the masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence.
David Faddy Scholarships These scholarships have been established in memory of David Faddy, former Head of the School of Communications, and generously funded by Richard Jenkins and maureen Amar.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Half Fee Waiver Scholarships

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
MBA Scholarships

AmOUNT: variable. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a faculty member of one of our partner institutions and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence.

AmOUNT: 2,500 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA Photojournalism or mA Photographic Studies. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
MA English Literature Scholarships

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA English Literature. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
MA European Studies Scholarship

AmOUNT: 50 per cent fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mBA degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, career progression and financial need. Preference will be given to you if you work in the voluntary or public sector. DEADLINE: 2 August 2011.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA European Studies. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.

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MRes International Environmental Policy and Politics Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student and hold an offer for a full-time mRes International Environmental Policy and Politics degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
MA International Planning and Sustainable Development Scholarships A range of scholarships are available to students holding offers on the Universitys mA in International Planning and Sustainable Development. Scholarships range from one full scholarships and two 25 per cent fee waivers.

PhD Cavendish Research Scholarship Please note that you must first be accepted on a PhD programme at the University before applying and that the deadlines for this are earlier than the scholarships deadlines.

Sarath Palihawadana Scholarship This scholarship has been established in memory of Sarath Palihawadana, former student and lecturer in the Department of Computer Science.

Westminster Business School Scholarships These six scholarships are offered by Westminster Business School (WBS) to you if you are academically exceptional.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, available over three years subject to satisfactory academic progress. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from a developing country and plan to study a postgraduate research programme (mPhil or PhD) in any sciences or technology subject at the Cavendish Campus. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Part Fee Waiver Scholarships

AmOUNT: 1,500 tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a University of Westminster graduate holding an offer for a full-time mSc in computing. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
Study Abroad Alumni Scholarships (USA) For those American students who have studied abroad at the University of Westminster for at least a semester.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any full-time masters degree, excluding the mBA, within Westminster Business School. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and/or evidence of excellence in previous employment, business and community services.

ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree in International Planning and Sustainable Development. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Organ Scholarship The University has two historic cinema organs. We are looking for students who can play the organ to use these on a regular basis to keep them in good order. The successful applicant will be expected to play each instrument at least weekly. A cash award of 2,000 per annum is available to the successful candidate. you should apply details of your ability and achievements as a musician. you may apply at anytime for this scholarship but priority will be given to early applicants.

AmOUNT: 2,000 fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence.
MA Public Relations Scholarship

AmOUNT: 2,000 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the United States of America and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. you must also have studied with us for at least a semester as a study abroad student, and then graduated elsewhere. A GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) is normally required. CRITERIA: Academic excellence. For those American students who have studied abroad at the University of Westminster for only a summer school session, they are eligible for a smaller 1,000 scholarship. AmOUNT: 1,000 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the United States of America and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. you must also have studied with us for a summer school session as a study abroad student, and then graduated elsewhere. A GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) is normally required. CRITERIA: Academic excellence.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full-time mA Public Relations. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need. you must have some knowledge and experience of the UK public relations sector.
Santander Scholarships

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a student from Latin America or the UK and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence.

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Please note that all full scholarship recipients will be expected to return to their home country at the end of their masters course.

CASTME Scholarship The CASTmE Scholarship is an annual award to study a masters degree at the University of Westminster. There is one general scholarship, ie students from any Commonwealth country may apply and another for students from mauritius.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from a Commonwealth country (thecommonwealth.org/internal/ 142227/members/). CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how the skills and knowledge they will gain from the course will further CASTmEs aims (castme.org) and the millennium development goals (un.org/ millenniumgoals/). In particular the candidates will need to show how this award will enable them to enhance the teaching of Science, Technology or mathematics in their home country. The successful candidate will be required to return home immediately on completion of their degree. They will be expected to be active members of CASTmE in their home community. Please note that the decision of the awarding panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into with unsuccessful candidates. Attempts to lobby CASTmE or the University of Westminster will render your application invalid.

China Scholarships To celebrate the handover of the Olympic Games from Beijing to London, the University has created a series of scholarships for Chinese students, some of which are in partnership with the China scholarship Council. Scholarships available range from 50 per cent fee waivers to full scholarships and are for masters degrees at the University of Westminster.

Central American and the Caribbean Scholarships These scholarships are awarded jointly with International Students House (ISH) and are open to you if you are a Central American or Caribbean national wishing to study a subject useful to the development of the region and intending to return to your country on completion of the course.

ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from China. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships These scholarships are available for citizens of developing commonwealth countries for our mA in International Development management only. For further details, please go to their website at www.cscuk.org.uk/apply/ sharedschol.asp Please note: your application must be sent to the University of Westminster Scholarships Office and must be clearly marked Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Central America, mexico or the Caribbean and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Cuba Scholarships

DEADLINE: There is an earlier deadline of 29 April 2011 for these scholarships.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Cuba, and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

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Disaster Regeneration Scholarship This scholarship is open to you if you are an international student from a developing country/region affected by a recent natural or man-made disaster. The intention of this scholarship is to aid in the regeneration of the affected country/region and you must make the case for how your chosen course will do this.

MA Fashion Business Management Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a disaster struck developing country or region and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. you must intend to return home on completion of the course. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Eastern Europe Scholarship The scholarship is awarded jointly with International Students House.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student and hold an offer for the full-time mA Fashion Business management. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Geoff Marsh Scholarship This scholarship is in memory of Geoff marsh, a visiting Professor at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment. The funds for the living costs for the scholar have been raised by friends and colleagues of Geoff marsh.

Geoffrey Copland Scholarship Dr Geoffrey Copland retired as the viceChancellor in July 2007, and this scholarship is named for him in recognition of his unfailing support for the scholarships programme.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
MA Globalisation, Development and Transition Scholarship This scholarship is awarded jointly with International Students House.

MA International Planning and Sustainable Development Scholarships A range of scholarships are available to students holding offers on the Universitys mA in International Planning and Sustainable Development. Scholarships range from one full scholarships and two 25 per cent fee waivers.

ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree in International Planning and Sustainable Development. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
International Students House Scholarships These scholarships are awarded jointly with International Students House.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Former yugoslav Republic of macedonia, Romania, Serbia or Turkey and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses, flights to and from London and a one year work placement at Investment Property Databank on successful completion of your course. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from India and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree within the School of Architecture and the Built Environment. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for the full-time mA Globalisation, Development and Transition at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
LLM International Commercial Law Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from one of the Eastern European accession countries or the former Soviet Union states and hold an offer for the full-time LLm International Commercial Law. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

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Karen Hill Tribes Scholarship This full scholarship is for members of the Karen Hill Tribes. It is a closed scholarship administered by the Karen Hill Tribes Trust.

Mauritius Scholarship See CASTmE Media, Arts and Design Scholarships

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from the Karen Hill Tribes in Thailand. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Latin American Scholarship In addition to others listed in this section, scholarships are available which give priority to students from Bolivia, Chile, Guatemala and Panama. Other Latin American students are also encouraged to apply.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any full-time masters degree in the School of media, Arts and Design. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and/or significant achievement in your chosen field.
Moldova Scholarship This scholarship is open to moldovan students who have an interest in the increasingly close relationship between moldova and the EU.

Palestinian European Academic Cooperation in Education (PEACE) Scholarships These scholarships are jointly awarded with International Students House. For further information, please visit unesco.org

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Palestine and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Philippines Scholarship To encourage academically excellent students from the Philippines to attend the university we are offering a full scholarship to a student to study a masters programme with us.

Rajbir Singh Scholarship This scholarship was established in memory of Rajbir Singh, a former student on the mA Fashion Business management course. Preference will be given to students who come from developing countries with major cotton industry and who wish to study subjects relevant to the development and sustainability of that industry.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from a developing Latin American country. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Laos Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from moldova, and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree in European Studies at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Mongolia Scholarship This full scholarship is for nationals of mongolia and is given in partnership with International Students House.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. We are looking particularly for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit who will help to develop the economy of their community on their return.
Santander Scholarships

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from the Philippines. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from the UK or Iberamerica. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: This is a closed scholarship in conjunction with the Laos ministry of Education. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from mongolia. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

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Sheriff of Mumbai 26/11 Memorial Scholarships These scholarships are awarded jointly with International Students House.

Suriname/Guyana Scholarship This scholarship is awarded jointly with International Students House.

Uganda Scholarship

Vietnam Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from mumbai and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Small Island Nation Scholarships These full scholarships are for nationals of developing small island nations.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Suriname or Guyana and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
MA Tourism Management Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Uganda, and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Vice-Chancellors Scholarship Our most prestigious award, this scholarship is funded by the vice-Chancellors Office and is aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country to study a full-time masters degree at the University. Particular preference will be given to you if you can demonstrate how the knowledge you acquire from your studies will aid the development of your own country.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from vietnam, and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. Preference will be given to junior faculty members of our partner Universities in vietnam.
Westminster International Scholarships These generous awards are aimed at fully funding you if you are from a developing country and will study a full-time masters degree at the University. Particular preference will be given to you if you can demonstrate how the knowledge you acquire from your studies will aid the development of your own country.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from a developing small island nation. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student and hold an offer for the full-time mA Tourism management. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Turkey Scholarship This full scholarship is for nationals of Turkey.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from Turkey. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

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Please note the below scholarships will have a different application process. To find out how to apply, please refer to the respective websites named below. CrIsthIAne MedeIros bRAzIl Hello, Im Cristhiane medeiros. I am Brazilian and 26 years of age. I was awarded with a Full Tuition Fee Scholarship for the mA marketing management course for January 2008. I have to say that without this scholarship I would never have been able to study at a top university and live abroad, in one of the most exciting cities in the world, nor would I have found out a great interest area for my professional life, that have opened up for me with the masters degree. With the support given by the scholarship, I felt involved to live the academic life in its essence, and found myself doing a great job on my dissertation, which have lead me to follow an academic career and today I am working on a PhD project, also in the marketing area, which I will apply soon. In sum, the scholarship gave me an entire new route for my professional life.
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Scholarships These scholarships are jointly funded by the ACU, the University of Westminster and International Students House. They are available to you if you are a member of staff of the ACU member institutions in developing countries looking to study a full-time masters in Human Resource management or Public Relations or another area which is needed by your home university. For further information, including application forms and procedures, visit acu.ac.uk

Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Chevening Scholarship This scholarship is offered in conjunction with the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA), the University of Westminster, International Students House and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

University of Westminster and China Chevening Scholarships Two scholarships are awarded in conjunction with the China Chevening programme.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a member of the administrative and production staff currently employed by CBA member institutions in developing Commonwealth countries, wishing to develop your skills in media, public relations or marketing through an appropriate full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Please contact the CBA for further details on cba@cba.org.uk or visit cba.org.uk
University of Westminster and Brazil Chevening Scholarships Scholarships are awarded in conjunction with the Brazil Chevening programme.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the Peoples Republic of China and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree in the School of Law at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the Peoples Republic of China and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree, except the mBA, at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. For further information about the scholarships and application procedures please visit the British Council in China website, britishcouncil.org/china

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from Brazil and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree, except the mBA, at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. For further information about the scholarships and application procedures please visit the British Council in Brazil website, britishcouncil.org/brasil

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University of Westminster and Malaysia Chevening Scholarships These scholarships are awarded in conjunction with the malaysia Chevening Programme.

University of Westminster and Vietnam Chevening Scholarships These scholarships are awarded in conjunction with the vietnam Chevening Programme.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from malaysia and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree, except the mBA, at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. For further information about the scholarships and application procedures please see the British Council in malaysia website, www.britishcouncil.org/malaysia
University of Westminster and Russia Chevening Scholarships This scholarship is awarded in conjunction with the Russia Chevening Programme. The scholarship is for the mA in International Journalism at the University of Westminster.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from vietnam and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree, except the mBA, at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need. For further information about the scholarships and application procedures please visit the British Council in vietnam website, britishcouncil.org/vietnam
University of Westminster and the Villa Foundation Scholarships These scholarships are awarded in partnership with the villa Foundation of the maldives and are open to you if you are from the maldives and hold an offer for any full-time masters degree at the University. For further information please visit villafoundation.org

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Scholarships The mBI Al Jaber Foundation offers scholarships to students from across the Arab world wishing to study for a full-time masters degree at its partner institutions, including the University of Westminster. The scholarship programme is open to you if you are an Arab resident of the middle East and North Africa who intends to return to your country of residence and contribute to its future development.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation expenses at the rate of the Universitys halls of residences, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the middle East and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: you need to show the intention to return to your region after the period of study. Priority is given to you if you have not previously studied in Europe or the USA. If you are applying for these scholarships you must apply directly to the mBI Al Jaber Foundation by their specified deadline. For more information, please email info@mbifoundation.com or visit mbifoundation.com

suFIAn FAnnoun PAlesTINe I am Sufian Fannoun from Palestine. I have just started my new job at Hebron University in Palestine. I am vice President Assistant for Planning, Development and quality Assurance. It is a great opportunity and it would not have come true without the many skills and knowledge I acquired through my scholarship at the University of Westminster.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the Russian Federation and hold an offer for the mA in International Journalism at the University. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential. For further information about the scholarships and application procedures please visit the British Council in Russia website, britishcouncil.org/russia

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I am Xie Xin from China. I am 27 years old. I was a student of mA Bilingual Translation course in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages, and holder of Half International Scholarship in the academic year 2006/07. The scholarship boosted my aspiration. I am not sure if it had turned me into the best student in the course, but it did turn me into the most hard-working one. It also broadened my vision. Through events organised by the Scholarships Office, I was able to make friends with and learn from other scholars of various backgrounds and disciplines, including outstanding professionals, whose experiences got me ready for a professional career. XIe XIn cHINA

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The University of Westminster has made a number of generous scholarships available for students studying part-time undergraduate degrees.

scHOlARsHIPs FOR PART-TIMe POsTGRADUATe sTUDeNTs


MBA Scholarships

MA Public Relations Scholarship

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the part-time mA Public Relations. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need. you must have some knowledge and experience of the UK public relations sector. DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.
Westminster Business School (WBS) Part-Time Scholarships These scholarships are offered by Westminster Business School (WBS) to you if you are academically exceptional.

AnILA G. PILLAI INDIA Anila G. Pillai is now the vice-Principal of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics mumbai, India. I was awarded the H.R. College Full Scholarship Award for the masters in International Business and management at University of Westminster 2006/07. Studying at University of Westminster has been a fantastic part of my life. The affection and the warmth of the professors was overwhelming and I as a student with initiative was encouraged to grow in zestful environment. It is this that makes University of Westminster produce stars that twinkle. I try to give my students the same thoughtful and encouraging educational experience I received at the University of Westminster.

AmOUNT: Fee waivers to the value of 1,500 per annum over five years (total value 7,500). If you successfully complete within four years, the final 1,500 will be paid as a cash graduation award. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from the UK or another EU country and hold an offer for a part-time undergraduate degree. you must intend to study at least 50 per cent of the full-time programme, ie, four modules (60 credits) per academic year. you must not have studied substantially at first degree level previously. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need. Priority will be given to you if you are from a low income family with no history of degree level study. DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the part-time mBA degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, career progression and financial need. DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.
Media, Arts and Design Scholarship

AmOUNT: 2,000 tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any part-time masters degree in the School of media, Arts and Design. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and/or significant achievement in your chosen field. DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.
MRes International Environmental Policy and Politics Scholarship

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any part-time masters degree, excluding the mBA, within Westminster Business School. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, career progression and financial need. DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the part-time mRes International Environmental Policy and Politics. CRITERIA: Academic excellence. The scholarship in year 2 of the course is subject to satisfactory academic performance. DEADLINE: 31 August 2011.

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my name is vincent Kiwanuka Kalimire, mA Globalisation Development and Transition (GDT 2007/08: University of Westminster/International Students House-ISH Scholarship). I was appointed Programme Officer (Documentation and Reports) for Purchase for Progress (P4P) a UN-World Food Programme (WFP) initiative that seeks to link smallholder farmers to markets. Since globalisation is about building linkages and networks, my new responsibility is directly in line with my mA since I am contributing to linking Ugandas farmers to local, regional and international markets. The scholarship broadened my perspective about development with a greater appreciation that developing countries such as Uganda can benefit a lot if they are fully integrated into the global dynamics. That is why I am now trying to link the countrys poor farmers to markets. vInCent kIWAnukA UGANDA

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Im Irina Werning. I am 34 years old. I received the Presidents Scholarship from the University of Westminster to study an mA in Photojournalism in 2005. my life changed dramatically after that. I now work as a freelance photographer and have moved back to my country, Argentina. I feel the need to document and show some of the social issues my country faces. Understanding the society, and not just the social circle we live in, is what builds bridges in a democracy. I am very grateful for the scholarship I received. I would never have studied photography otherwise and therefore wouldnt have found my path in life. I am the happiest person now that photography rules my world. Also I feel I am able to contribute to raise awareness in my country and for that, I am ever so grateful to the University of Westminster. IrInA WernInG ARGeNTINA

other unIversIty oF WestMInster sChoLArshIPs

English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Scholarships

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers for full-time English as a Foreign Language courses. ELIGIBILITy: These are open to asylum-seekers, refugees, Eastern European nationals or other foreigners currently living in the UK who need to improve their English language skills. CRITERIA: Financial need. DEADLINE: Open throughout the academic year. HOW TO APPLy: Write a letter stating why you want to study an English as a Foreign Language course and why you need financial help. Please send this letter with your application to the English as a Foreign Language course. For information on how to apply for a course please see westminster.ac.uk/efl Please note that EFL scholarships are not open to foreign residents.
Short Course Nutrition in Emergencies Scholarships are available for the short course Nutrition in Emergencies, which will run from 4 July to 8 July 2011.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be from a developing country. CRITERIA: Financial need and to be employed in the relevant sector in a country prone to disaster. DEADLINE: 6 may 2011. The application form for this scholarship is only available from westminster.ac.uk/schools/science/ short-courses/nutrition-in-emergencies

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These scholarships are available to you if you are an undergraduate student wishing to add to your experience by studying in London for at least a semester. The deadline for all Study Abroad Scholarships is 1 may 2011. All applications must be made directly to: Study Abroad and Exchanges Unit International Office University of Westminster Second Floor Copland Building 115 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6UW For further information please see westminster.ac.uk/studyabroad

Brazil Study Abroad Scholarships

AmOUNT: Two scholarships awarding full tuition and registration fee waiver for one semester of undergraduate module study (Fall semester only). ELIGIBILITy: you must be a current undergraduate student from a reputable Brazilian institution, who has completed at least one year of undergraduate study. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Japan Study Abroad Scholarships

MeXIcO sTUDy AbROAD scHOlARsHIPs


Tec De Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de Mexico

USA Study Abroad Scholarship Priority for this scholarship will be given to you if you are a member of an under-represented group in university education.

AmOUNT: Two scholarships awarding 50 per cent tuition and registration fee waivers for one semester of undergraduate module study (Fall semester only). ELIGIBILITy: you must be a current undergraduate student from a reputable Japanese institution, who has completed at least one year of undergraduate study. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Korea Study Abroad Scholarship

AmOUNT: One scholarship awarding full tuition and registration fee waiver for one semester of study (Fall semester only). ELIGIBILITy: you must be a current undergraduate student from Tec de monterrey Campus Ciudad de mexico, who has completed at least one year of undergraduate study. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Universidad Panamericana Mexico City Campus

AmOUNT: Scholarships awarding full tuition and registration fee waiver for one semester of undergraduate module study (Fall semester only). ELIGIBILITy: you must be a current undergraduate student from a reputable US institution, who has completed at least one year of undergraduate study. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, GPA 3.6 minimum.

AmOUNT: One scholarship awarding full tuition and registration fee waiver for one semester of undergraduate module study (Fall semester only). ELIGIBILITy: you must be a current undergraduate student from a reputable Korean institution, who has completed at least one year of undergraduate study. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

AmOUNT: Two scholarships awarding 50 per cent tuition and registration fee waivers for each semester of study. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a current undergraduate student from Universidad Panamericana mexico City Campus, who has completed at least one year of undergraduate study. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

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The deadline for scholarship applications for January 2012 is 1 November 2011 unless otherwise specified.
Alumni Scholarships These are available to you if you are a graduate of any University of Westminster undergraduate degree and plan to proceed to a full-time masters degree within the University. MBA Scholarships Westminster International Scholarships These generous awards are aimed at fully funding you if you are from a developing country and will study a full-time masters degree at the University. Particular preference will be given to you if you can demonstrate how the knowledge you acquire from your studies will aid the development of your own country.

AmOUNT: 2,000 tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must be a University of Westminster graduate progressing to a full-time masters degree at the University. Normally, you must have graduated with a 2.1 or a First Class degree to be considered. CRITERIA: Academic excellence and financial need.
Full Fee Waiver Scholarships

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for the full or part-time mBA degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, career progression and financial need. Preference will be given to you if you work in the voluntary or public sector. DEADLINE: 1 December 2011.
Nigeria Scholarships

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.
Half Fee Waiver Scholarships

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers for January start courses only. ELIGIBILITy: you must and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree and be a student from Nigeria. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Westminster Business School (WBS) Part-Time Scholarships These scholarships are offered by Westminster Business School (WBS) to you if you are academically exceptional.

AmOUNT: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. ELIGIBILITy: you must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for a full-time masters degree. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

AmOUNT: 50 per cent tuition fee waivers. ELIGIBILITy: you must hold an offer for any part-time masters degree, excluding the mBA, within Westminster Business School. CRITERIA: Academic excellence, career progression and financial need. DEADLINE: 1 December 2011.

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ImPORTANT NOTE: Scholarships are HIGHLy COmPETITIvE. We receive thousands of applications each year, so do NOT assume that application means acceptance. you should also seek other sources of funding. Academic excellence means that we are unlikely to consider (for postgraduate scholarships) anything below a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

What should I write in my statement of support? For those applying for a postgraduate scholarship, Section B of the application form is for you to write a statement (this should be no more than 400 words unless the scholarship for which you are applying states otherwise). This is where you explain why you should be considered for a particular scholarship. you must demonstrate:

Who should write my reference letter? The reference letter should be written by someone of stature, preferably someone aware of your financial situation (where appropriate). The letter should address:

How you meet the criteria What you expect to gain from the opportunity How you intend to use your experience and knowledge in the future What your long-term goals/plans are. The Scholarships Committee is particularly interested in how you envisage using the knowledge you gain from your course in the development of your community/region/nation (where appropriate). For those UK/EU students applying for an undergraduate scholarship, Section B of the application form is for you to write a statement of not more than 250 words, making a case for what you can bring to the University over and above your academic qualifications and what makes you a suitable scholarship candidate. Please note that we are looking to the future, so simply listing past achievements is not sufficient.

How the referee knows you Why it is felt you deserve a scholarship, including comments on your financial situation Why it is felt you will be an asset to the chosen course of study This must be a different reference to the one you provided for your course admission The reference must be on headed paper and in a sealed envelope attached with your scholarship application form.
Where can I find my reference number? This can be found on your admissions offer letter and will usually be an eight digit number. If you are applying for an undergraduate degree, you can also use your UCAS application number found on all UCAS correspondence. Applicants for PhD scholarships need not fill in this space but should attach proof of acceptance of your proposal. This number must be included on your scholarship application. We will not consider applications that do not include this number. What happens after I have submitted my scholarship application? Once we have received your application, we will acknowledge receipt by email. This email will also advise you of the date you should expect to hear the result of your application. In cases where an application is received very close to the deadline, students will not get an email of acknowledgement.

As an international scholarship applicant, do I have to pay the 2,000 deposit before I know if I have been awarded a scholarship? The Universitys deposits scheme for overseas students means that if you hold an unconditional offer you will be required to make a payment of 2,000 before you are given a student visa support letter, which may be used to apply for your visa for entry to the United Kingdom. As a scholarship applicant, you can wait until you know the outcome of your scholarship application before paying this deposit. It is recommended that you check with the British Embassy how long it takes to process visas during the July/August period. If you are awarded a scholarship that includes a full fee waiver, you will not be required to pay this deposit and the admissions offices will be notified of this. If you are awarded a part fee waiver scholarship (eg, 2,000 fee waiver or 50 per cent fee waiver) you will still be required to pay this deposit. If you feel that you will come to study at the University regardless of whether or not you are awarded a scholarship, we would encourage you to pay the deposit as soon as possible. If you are later awarded a scholarship that includes a full fee waiver, you will be entitled to a refund of this deposit.

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Who decides and how will I find out the result? The Scholarships Committee makes decisions on all scholarship applications. The Committee is made up of academic members of staff from across the Universitys four sites, staff within the International Office, Academic Services, Counselling and Advice Service and external members. All are very experienced and make the awarding decision based on the criteria for the scholarship and the case you make. Once decisions have been made, the administrator will write to you if you are successful informing you of the outcome. If you are unsuccessful you will be contacted as far as is possible. Please note that the Committee will not undertake or participate in any individual correspondence with you, either before or after the decision has been made. The decision of the Committee is final, and is not open to appeal. Lobbying a committee member will only make you ineligible for a scholarship.

What do I do if I am awarded a scholarship? If you are awarded a scholarship you will be informed by email initially. On confirmation of receipt of the email, you will be sent an official letter from the Scholarships Office giving you the details of your award. All official arrangements will be made with you directly. you will be required to formally accept the scholarship and its conditions by signing the contract that is sent with your awarding letter. During and after your period of study you may be asked to participate in promotional activities for the University. This may include receptions and social events, testimonial or publicity articles or even assisting with activities in your home country. During each year as a scholarship student, you will also be expected to do a maximum of 40 hours of voluntary work, if and when needed. Students awarded joint scholarships with International Students House are expected to do ten hours per month voluntary work there. What do I do if I decide to defer my admission or change my course after I have been awarded the scholarship? The scholarship must be used for the academic course and year for which it was applied. In the event of awardees changing course or deferring the year of entry the scholarship is considered cancelled.

Which countries are considered under the developing title? For our purposes, developing includes middle income countries.

All countries with the exception of: Andorra Australia Austria Belgium Canada Denmark Finland France Germany Gibraltar Greece Iceland Ireland Israel Italy Japan Luxembourg monaco Netherlands New Zealand Norway Portugal San marino Singapore Spain Sweden Switzerland UK USA vatican City Please note that scholarships for developing countries include the newly acceded EU countries.
Which countries are considered newly acceded to the EU?

What is satisfactory academic performance? For undergraduate students, we require all modules to be passed and an average of 60 per cent overall to be achieved for Gold level or full scholarships or full tuition fee waiver scholarships, or 55 per cent for Silver level or scholarships less than a full fee waiver. For first year students, the average is taken from six modules, the best and worst module being discounted. PhD or masters students, at the request of the Scholarships Office, may be required to submit a report from your tutor or supervisor after each year. This report may be requested after each year in the case of a PhD student, or after semester one in the case of a masters student.

For further enquiries, please contact the Scholarships Office at scholarships@westminster.ac.uk

Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Estonia Hungary Latvia Lithuania malta Poland Romania Slovakia Slovenia
Which countries are considered the EU accession candidate countries?

Croatia Former yugoslav Republic of macedonia Turkey

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Apply for scholarships only after you have been offered a place (conditional or unconditional) on a course at the University of Westminster. Please do not apply if you have already enrolled or begun a course of study at the University of Westminster. Read the information on individual scholarships carefully and ensure that you only apply for ones that you are eligible for and meet the criteria of. For example, do not apply for the vietnam Scholarship unless you are from vietnam. Photocopy the application form at the back of our scholarships brochure or print the form from our website. Use the same application form when applying for more than one scholarship. Attach the relevant papers only and keep your supporting documents to a minimum. The quantity of documents sent does not give any advantage. Attach translations where supporting documents are in any other language but English. Word process the application as far as possible. If handwriting the application, please ensure it is written clearly and in block letters. Illegible applications will be considered ineligible. Keep your application concise. If we ask for 400 words we mean it, as it is a test of how you can marshal your argument concisely. Exceeding the limit will greatly reduce your chances of an award. Unless you are applying for a specific scholarship, just tell us what level of support you require (e.g. fees only, fees and accommodation, etc) and we will match the scholarship to your needs where possible.

Provide us with a valid email address. The University and its Scholarships Committee is not responsible for opportunities missed because of an invalid or illegible email address. Only send copies of your academic transcript as we will not be able to return any original documentation sent. It is acceptable for your university to send transcripts to us directly, but we will not be able to return them to you at any stage.
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DEADLINES: 1 April 2011 for September 2011 UK/EU undergraduate scholarships 31 may 2011 for September 2011 international undergraduates 31 may 2011 for September 2011 postgraduate scholarships 1 November 2011 for January 2012 postgraduate scholarships. many scholarships have an earlier or later deadline than the standard. Please ensure you check the details of the individual scholarships for information on different deadlines. At the time of going to press all the enclosed is correct, but please check the website westminster.ac.uk/scholarships for updated information and new scholarships.

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Application Spend sufficient time on your application; rushed entries will not present you at your best. you are in competition with some of the strongest students in the world so spend as much time as necessary to present yourself at your best. Apply only for those scholarships for which you are eligible. Unless you are applying for a particular scholarship, simply and honestly tell us what level of financial aid you need and we will fit the scholarship to you. make copies of the application form so that you can create a working draft. Use that draft to complete the final application form. The scholarship application form introduces you to the judges. you need to make that introduction as crisp and businesslike as possible. The application form must be word processed. Dont use fancy fonts; stick with standard business fonts like Times New Roman or Arial. Legibility and neatness are extremely important. your application will be eliminated if it cannot be easily read.

Check, check and re-check for typos. Enlist help in this review. It is very hard to proof read your own material. Inevitably, your minds eye reads what you thought you wrote, not what actually made it onto the page. A fresh reader will catch the words that you missed and find the spelling problems. Place the requested documents in the package in the order that they are requested. This consistency makes it easier for evaluators to locate information. Its also simpler for you to check the documents against the list of requirements. Do not add documents that have not been requested. make a complete copy of the application before you send it. It is always important to have a complete record of everything you send in exactly the form it was received. Use an envelope that will hold your application without folding it. As a matter of presentation, the application will look better without creases. Send the application return receipt requested or use a delivery service like FedEx that allows you to track the packages path and verify who signed for it. In this way you will have proof that the application was received by the University. The scholarship application is a paper model of you. make sure your application is professional and compelling.

Reference letter This letter is extremely important. Choose your referee carefully. Think of the letter as an integral part of a package that will present an accurate and complete picture of you, your background and why it is felt that you are eligible for a scholarship. Discuss your plans with your referee now, before you apply. Let them know what you would like to study and why you want to apply for the scholarship. These discussions can help you clarify your goals and plans as well. your reference letter should emphasis two things, it must be different to the one sent for admissions and should be mainly about your financial position. It should also be on headed paper and in a sealed envelope. Statement of Support This presents an opportunity for you to speak about yourself. It should show that you have ideas and opinions, are able to think logically, and can express yourself clearly, with economy and elegance. Clear writing is the result of clear thinking. The first and most important task is to decide what you want to say. Consider carefully what you wish to impress upon the reader. make sure that you have answered the question set, many write what they want to say, not what the Scholarship Committee wants to hear. Do not write in a cute, coy, or gimmicky style. Do show that you have thought deeply and broadly about what you have learned in your academic career, what you hope to learn next and how this will help the development of your country upon your return.

When you have written a first draft, start the work of refining, simplifying, and polishing. Do you say exactly what you mean? Is any section, sentence, or word superfluous, ambiguous, or awkward? Are your verbs strong and active? Are you sure that each accomplishment and interest you mention supports one of your main ideas? Do not apologise. Do not misrepresent yourself. Correctness and style are vital. Neatness counts. Check and check again your spelling and grammar. Ask several individuals whose judgment you respect to read and criticize a draft of your essay. Do not exceed the word count. We ask you to present yourself briefly for a reason. A final note Remember, in any application (for a job, grant, graduate school, etc.) the powers that be want to know three things: why is it important to you, why it is right for you and why you are right for it. your application should be built around this message.

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The scholarships described within this brochure are to be held at the University of Westminster only and are normally for one year only (renewable subject to academic performance in case of undergraduate and mPhil/PhD scholarships). Scholarships awarded are for the student only and not families. Students may not bring family members. Scholarships are awarded by a sub group of the Universitys Scholarships Committee and their decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into as to the reasons for their decision. No appeal is allowed, as once scholarships are awarded, all funds have been committed. No monies are paid to students except where a living allowance is payable. Living allowances may be a mixture of cash and food scholarship. Fees will be waived or paid for by the committee on behalf of the student. Accommodation costs will also either be waived or paid by the committee directly. Where accommodation is provided, it will normally be at the Universitys halls of residences or International Students House. Where you will be accommodated is at the Universitys discretion and this may include sharing with an assigned roommate. The University and its partners reserve the right to withdraw, terminate or suspend any scholarship on disciplinary grounds or in case of academic failure. Scholars will be required to assist the University with its marketing and publicity activities as appropriate.

Acceptance of a scholarship implies consent under the Data Protection Act for the University to keep in contact with the student and for the scholars name to be published in relevant publicity materials. Lobbying of any members of the scholarships committee will disqualify applicants from receiving any scholarship. The University reserves the right to withdraw or amend a scholarship without prior notification. Scholarships are offered subject to funding and availability. All scholarships are subject to satisfactory academic progress and verification of academic qualifications. Scholarships are awarded for a specific course and start date. Students may not change courses or defer the scholarship. Funds for scholarships are for scholars use only and may not be repatriated under any circumstances. Students attempting to do so will have their scholarship revoked and required to return to their home country. Scholarships Office University of Westminster Cavendish House 101 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6XH T: +44 (0)20 7911 5000 ext 66259 / 66258 / 66257 E: scholarships@westminster.ac.uk westminster.ac.uk/scholarships

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GUIDelINes
The website addresses most questions that might arise while applying for scholarships: westminster.ac.uk/scholarships Please read it carefully and only contact the Scholarships Office if the information you require is not there. Apply only for scholarships if you are holding an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a course at the University of Westminster. We do not consider applications from students who have already begun a course of study at the University. Please check individual scholarships for deadlines. The application must be word processed and if not then reasons for being unable to do so given. Please do not tear out pages of the brochure, as the application form can be found at westminster.ac.uk/scholarships The application in this brochure is simply an example of the application form. Alternatively, if you are unable to obtain access to a computer, you may photocopy the application form from this brochure. The scholarships procedure is separate from your admissions application. Therefore, please make sure that you send in a separate application to the Scholarships Office accompanied with the following documents in this order: your statement of support (This is section B of the application form) A copy of your offer letter or UCAS confirmation letter (Either hard copy or printed email version) A copy of your IELTS/TOEFL result. These are English language qualifications, and you are only required to submit this if you are an international or European applicant A copy of your results achieved so far in your most recent/current academic study (eg., As/A Level, access course or BTEC results achieved so far). If you are a home student applying for the Gold/Silver Scholarship, please attach your predicted grades from your course tutor A reference letter for your scholarship application. Please attach all supporting documentation and submit by the deadline to the following address: Scholarships Office University of Westminster Cavendish House 101 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6XH United Kingdom
Emailed or faxed application forms will NOT be accepted. The form needs to be posted by you to reach the Scholarships Office before the deadline. Please note that applications sent or received after the deadline will not be considered.

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GUIDelINes
The website addresses most questions that might arise while applying for scholarships: westminster.ac.uk/scholarships Please read it carefully and only contact the Scholarships Office if the information you require is not there. Do not submit an application for a scholarship prior to or along with your admissions application to study at the University. Apply only if you are holding an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a course at the University of Westminster. We do not consider applications from students who have already begun a course of study at the University. Unless otherwise stated, the deadline for sending in your application for scholarships for September entry is 31 may of the same year. Please check individual scholarships for any exceptions to this. Unless otherwise stated, the deadline for sending in your application for scholarships for January entry is 1 November of the previous year. Please check individual scholarships for any exceptions to this. The scholarships procedure is separate from your admissions application. Therefore, please make sure that you send in a separate application to the Scholarships Office accompanied with the following documents in this order: your statement of support (This is section B of the application form) A copy of your offer letter (Either hard copy or printed email version) A copy of your IELTS/TOEFL result. These are English language qualifications, and you are only required to submit this if you are an international or European applicant A copy of your transcript from your most recent/current academic study A reference letter for your scholarship application. This should be written by a previous tutor, professor, academic or employer (Where relevant to your chosen degree course). Please attach all supporting documentation and submit by the deadline to the following address: Scholarships Office University of Westminster Cavendish House 101 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6XH United Kingdom
Emailed or faxed application forms will NOT be accepted. The form needs to be posted by you to reach the Scholarships Office before the deadline. Please note that applications sent or received after the deadline will not be considered.

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The application must be word processed and if not then reasons for being unable to do so given. Please do not tear out pages of the brochure, as the application form can be found at westminster.ac.uk/scholarships The application in this brochure is simply an example of the application form. Alternatively, if you are unable to obtain access to a computer, you may photocopy the application form from this brochure.

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reFerenCe doCuMent onLy PleAse DO NOT ReMOVe THIs FORM PHOTOcOPy beFORe cOMPleTING.

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scHOlARsHIP(s) APPlyING FOR OR JUsT Tell Us WHAT FINANcIAl sUPPORT yOU NeeD AND We WIll FIT THe scHOlARsHIP TO yOU, WHeRe POssIble: X X X FOReNAMe: FAMIly NAMe:

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PleAse Use THIs sPAce TO WRITe A cleAR AND sHORT leTTeR OF sUPPORT (OF NO MORe THAN 400 WORDs) FOR yOUR APPlIcATION FOR THIs scHOlARsHIP. IN PARTIcUlAR, sTATe yOUR ReAsONs FOR TAKING THIs cOURse AND FINANcIAl NeeD. IF yOU ARe AN INTeRNATIONAl APPlIcANT, PleAse AlsO ADDRess THe DeVelOPMeNT POTeNTIAl cRITeRIA AND yOUR INTeNTIONs UPON ReTURNING TO yOUR HOMe cOUNTRy. cONTINUe ON A sePARATe sHeeT IF NecessARy.

GeNDeR: DATe OF bIRTH: UNIVeRsITy OF WesTMINsTeR ReFeReNce NUMbeR OR UcAs APPlIcATION NUMbeR: cOURse TITle: FUll-TIMe / PART-TIMe: cAMPUs: cAVeNDIsH / HARROW / MARylebONe / ReGeNT: INTeNDeD sTART DATe (MONTH AND yeAR): NATIONAlITy:

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scholarships office University of Westminster cavendish House 101 New cavendish street london W1W 6XH

t: +44 (0)20 7911 5000 ext 66259 / 66258 / 66257 e: scholarships@westminster.ac.uk

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Information in this brochure is correct at the time of going to press but amendments may have to be made subsequently. The University of Wesminster is a charity and a company limited by guarantee. Registration number: 977818 England Registered office: 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW Internal Ref: 4722/10/10/RN/BP

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