LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Master’s Scholarship in UK, 2016/17

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The London School of Economics and Political Science is offering master’s scholarship for students from Arab states for the academic year 2016/17. Applicants must intend to focus their studies on the Middle East. Scholarship is awarded to undertake one year full-time Master’s programme (taught or research). The scholarship has a value of £30,000 which will cover full tuition fees with the remainder available to support living expenses in London. The application deadline is 29th April 2016.

Study Subject(s): Applicants must intend to focus their studies on the Middle East.
Course Level:
Scholarships are available for pursuing full time Master’s programme (taught or research) at LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science).
Scholarship Provider: Emirates Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at:
UK

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be from the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine (West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen.
-Students who pursued their undergraduate studies in the countries listed above (not necessarily their own) will be given priority.
-Applicants must intend to focus their studies on the Middle East (defined here as the countries listed above plus Turkey, Iran and Israel).
-Students will be asked to show that they will focus their studies on the Middle East through the modules they choose to enroll in or through their dissertation topic.

Scholarship Open for International Students: London School of Economics and Political ScienceApplicants must be from the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine (West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Scholarship Description: The LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Scholarship offers financial support for students from Arab states studying for a Master’s degree at LSE and who intend to focus their studies on the Middle East. The programme is funded by the Emirates Foundation. The scholarship has a value of £30,000 which will cover full tuition fees with the remainder available to support living expenses in London. Three scholarships will be offered each year. The scholars will also be affiliated to the Middle East Centre for the duration of their degree and will be encouraged to participate in the Centre’s research activities.

Number of award(s): Three scholarships will be offered each year.

Duration of award(s): The scholarship will cover the tuition fees for any one year full-time Master’s programme at LSE (taught or research).

What does it cover? The scholarship has a value of £30,000 which will cover full tuition fees with the remainder available to support living expenses in London.

Selection Criteria: The selection of successful candidates will be made based on: 1. Merit, 2. Need, 3. Career Plans. All three criteria will be given equal importance. A selection committee of 5 LSE Academics (from 4 different departments) will select the successful candidates based on the 3 criteria.

Notification: Selection for this scholarship will take place between May and July and we will notify the successful recipient(s) by the end of July. If you have not heard from the Financial Support Office by the end of July, you must assume your application has been unsuccessful. The university will notify successful applicants only.

How to Apply:
-Apply for a taught Master’s programme at LSE.
-Complete the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application Form.
-Complete the LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Master’s Scholarship Form.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 29th April 2016.

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