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Durham University Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2021/2022 for Female Students from Developing Countries

The Hatfield Lioness Scholarship enables a female student from a developing country to benefit from undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Durham.

Application Deadline: 31st March 2021

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): UK

About the Award: Hatfield College aims to award the Lioness Scholarship to an individual who has the academic and personal qualities to enable them to complete and benefit from a postgraduate course, and who will also act as a positive ambassador for their home country in Durham, and put their enhanced knowledge and skills gained from the master’s programme and experience in Durham to good use for the benefit of their society when they return home.

The scholarship has been set up as part of the celebration of 30 years of women students at Hatfield College, University of Durham, and is funded by alumni, friends of the College and other sources supportive of the scholarship’s aims

Eligible Field of Study: All except MBA

Type: Taught Master’s

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have applied for and been offered an unconditional place on their chosen master’s programme by the end of June 2020.
  • Applicants must not be in receipt of any other scholarship to fund their postgraduate studies.

Applicants should:

  • hold a relevant honours degree of sufficient standard to be admitted to your chosen Master’s course ; and
  • have all other course entry requirements including the relevant English language qualification;
  • not hold a Master’s degree; and
  • not otherwise have the financial means to study for a Master’s degree in the UK

Selection Criteria: Applications will be considered on: academic merit, personal qualities and the fit with the chosen degree programme to the candidate’s aims.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: The scholarship will cover:

  • Full payment of University tuition fees
  • Stipend for living expenses – 12 monthly payments
  • One return economy air ticket from the home country to the UK, and the cost of return travel between the UK airport and Durham City
  • Fully funded, self-catered, mixed accommodation at Hatfield College
  • ‘Settling in allowance’ on arrival
  • Cost of UK visa and the UK Health surcharge

Duration of Programme: One academic year

How to Apply: 

  • Stage 1: An academic application for your chosen master’s programme; within this application you should reference your intention to apply for the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship. Once you have completed this application you can move onto stage 2. When you receive your academic offer letter from the University, please forward it to [email protected] with your full name and Lioness Scholarship 2021 in the subject line.
  • Stage 2: An application for the Scholarship on this Application form. Please make sure to complete all sections. If you do not have all your documents now, please forward them to [email protected] before the deadline for your application to be considered.
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