How to Apply for Westminster International Scholarships UK 2016
Westminster International Scholarships
This generous award is aimed at fully funding you if you are from a developing country and will study a full-time Masters degree at the University.
Please see appendix B for a list of developed countries. If your country does not appear on this list then you may apply for this scholarship.
|Amount:||Full tuition fee award, 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:||First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.|
|Deadline:||16 October 2015|
For our purposes, the term ‘developing’ includes middle income countries. All countries, with the exception of the following, are considered ‘developing countries’:
If you answer yes to any of these question you will not be eligible to apply for a scholarship.
|Have you applied for a scholarship within the last 2 years and been unsuccessful? (Postgraduate students only)||As a result of the University’s two-year reapplication rule, postgraduate applicants who unsuccessfully applied for a scholarship in January 2014, September 2014 or January 2015 are ineligible to apply for a scholarship for September 2015.|
|Do you already have an equivalent level qualification?||If you already have an Equivalent Level Qualification (ELQ) you are ineligible to apply for a scholarship. So, if you are a graduate applying for another undergraduate degree or a Master’s graduate applying for a postgraduate degree you are treated as an ELQ student.The only exception to this is if:
|Have you already obtained a degree in a developed country at your own expense?||If you have already obtained a degree in a developed country, you will not be eligible to apply for one of our full scholarships (covering flights, accommodation, tuition fees and living expenses).You may, however, apply for one of our tuition fee award scholarships, providing that you meet the eligibility criteria.|
All University of Westminster scholarships are awarded in part on the basis of academic excellence.
Undergraduate students (International and UK/EU):
Academic excellence is a criterion for all our undergraduate scholarships. As we have students applying from various different education systems from across the world, we do not provide a fixed interpretation of academic excellence; however, your exam results must demonstrate a high level academic achievement in order to be competitive.
Our postgraduate scholarships require different undergraduate degree requirements depending on the value of the scholarship:
|Full scholarship (Flights, accommodation, tuition fees and living expenses)||Equivalent of a UK First Class undergraduate degree|
|Full tuition fee award (Fee only)||Equivalent of a UK First Class undergraduate degree|
|Half tuition fee award (Fee only)||Equivalent of a UK 2:1 undergraduate degree|
|Part tuition fee award (Fee only||Equivalent of a UK 2:1 undergraduate degree|
International applicants who are unsure whether or not they meet the academic criterian can contact the Scholarships Office for further guidance.
What happens next?
You can download our application forms and find out more about the application process here.