Author Topic: 2014 Museum Studies Distance Learning Scholarships at University of Leicester in UK, 2014  (Read 243 times)

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University of Leicester, the School of Museum Studies is offering distance learning scholarships for UK/EU and international students. Scholarships are provided for distance learning Masters degree programmes in Museum Studies, Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries, Digital Heritage and Heritage and Interpretation. 2 x £2,000 scholarships are open to applicants currently working or volunteering in UK museums and 3 x £1,000 scholarships are open to all applicants. Application deadline is 31st March 2014.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the fields of Museum Studies, Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries, Digital Heritage and Heritage and Interpretation offered by the University of Leicester in UK.

Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing master degree level at University of Leicester in UK.

Scholarship Provider: The School of Museum Studies of The University of Leicester, UK

Scholarship can be taken at:
UK

Eligibility:-A good second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification – please see the relevant course description for full entry requirements.

-Standard English language requirements.

-Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the overall strength of the application – including consideration of previous academic attainment, relevant experience, references, and the personal statement

-Available to UK/EU and international applicants – please note that two scholarships will be awarded to applicants currently working or volunteering in a UK museum

-Available for distance learning study only

-Applicants must be able to start in April 2014

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international students can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The School of Museum Studies is pleased to offer five scholarships for April 2014 entry to its distance learning masters degree programmes. The scholarships are available for 2 x £2,000 scholarships open to applicants currently working or volunteering in UK museums and 3 x £1,000 scholarships open to all applicants.

Number of award(s): Five scholarships are offered.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? 2 x £2,000 scholarships open to applicants currently working or volunteering in UK museums and 3 x £1,000 scholarships are open to all applicants. Each scholarship is payable as a course fee discount towards any of the distance learning Masters programmes.

Selection criteria: Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the overall strength of the application – including consideration of previous academic attainment, relevant experience, references, and the personal statement

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

-Draft a brief personal statement (1,000 words maximum) that tells us why you wish to study your chosen course, how your previous academic and/or professional experience has given you the skills needed for postgraduate level study, and how taking this course will support your personal and/or professional development plans.

-Prepare your supporting documents – two references (including at least one academic reference), evidence of your academic qualifications, and evidence that you meet our English language entry requirements (if English is not your first language)

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st March 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application