- Ongoing deadline
- Number of funding places
- Multiple opportunities available
- Country eligibility
- International (open to all nationalities, including the UK)
- Source of funding
- University of Leeds
The Alumni Bursary award is available to all graduates of the University of Leeds. The award is available to candidates who are wholly or partially self-funding and offers 10% reduction on either full academic fees or 10% reduction on the portion of academic fees that the candidate is paying if successful in securing an academic offer for a pre-defined project or their own research project. Self-funding does include parents/family who are funding on the candidate's behalf.
<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="University's website">University's website</a>. Please state clearly that the funding you wish to be considered for is Alumni Bursary.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University's minimum English language requirements (below).</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>
Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline. The criteria for entry for some research degrees may be higher, for example, several faculties, also require a Masters degree. Applicants are advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the School or Graduate School prior to making an application.
The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.
<p>For further information, please contact the Graduate School that you have applied to.</p>
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