Thouron Award for postgraduate study at the University of Pennsylvania

thouronaward_1novApplications are now open for graduate study scholarship in the US with The Thouron Award.

Up to TEN awards, each with a total value of approximately US$90,000 per year, covering tuition fees, health insurance and living expenses, including travel in the US will be available (for one or two years) from 1 September 2018 for candidates who wish to pursue a postgraduate programme at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US.

Applications are invited by 23:59 (GMT) on 1 November 2017 from UK university graduates, including forthcoming summer 2018 graduates, who are British citizens normally resident in the UK.

Scholars are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but for their ability to engage with one another and take an active part in a changing world. They are expected to act as student-ambassadors, putting their energy and intellect to work strengthening the ties between two great nations.  www.thouronaward.org.

Study in Germany?

germany_flag_perspective_800_1520All you need to know if you’re interested in studying, doing research, or teaching in Germany from DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate, researcher or senior academic.  They also run a number of Special Programmes.

The website also gives some funding and placement resources.

Postgrad study in Canada?

EduCanada UK Postgraduate Fair on Saturday 7 October 2017 will be held at Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London SW1.  Reference materials will be provided and the event is free to attend.  Find out more at the official EduCanada UK Postgraduate Fair page, or follow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information.

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Funding your Master’s or PhD

lookTake a look at these – annual £5,000 scholarships + a number of smaller awards in any subject from:

Applications opened in May.

Find out more about funding:

Postgrad in TV, film or games…

but will need some funding?  Investigate the BAFTA scholarship programme which brightidea_1212is open to British Citizens.  What’s on offer?

  • up to £12,000 towards your course fees
  • mentoring support from a BAFTA member
  • free access to BAFTA events around the UK

Find out more at http://guru.bafta.org/opportunities/scholarships

Master’s funding?

Broken piggy bankInvestigate MastersCompare £5000 Postgraduate Scholarship for the academic year 2017/18.  The scholarship is open to UK, EU and international students with an unconditional offer of a place on a part-time or full-time postgraduate Masters by 1 September 2017.

Note:  You will need to register on the MastersCompare site and tick the Scholarship box.  The Scholarship will be allocated in a draw in October 2017.