Newcastle University offers James Skillington Memorial scholarship for undergraduates in the field of chemistry for the academic year 2014-15. Applicants should be entering their first year of study when they apply for this scholarship. The award is for £2,000 split over three years, £1,000 in year one and £500 each in years 2 and 3. The application deadline is 31 October 2014.
Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided in the field of chemistry.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Newcastle University.
Scholarship Provider: Newcastle University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: -The fund provides a student scholarship each academic year for a UK undergraduate student studying Chemistry at the University.
-First priority will be given to those students qualifying on academic and financial grounds applying for degrees in Chemistry. Should such a candidate not be identified, the Fund may be used to support a student in an alternative science subject, ideally in a discipline related to Chemistry.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of UK can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The family of James Skillington, to honours his memory after he died from leukemia whilst studying Chemistry at Newcastle University. The fund provides a student scholarship each academic year for a UK undergraduate student studying Chemistry at the University, and from a less privileged financial background. The award is for £2,000 split over three years, £1,000 in year one and £500 each in years 2 and 3.
Number of award (s): Not Known
Duration of award (s): Scholarship is offered for three years.
What does it cover? The award is for £2,000 split over three years, £1,000 in year one and £500 each in years 2 and 3.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Students wishing to apply for this fund must send an application by post including the following:
-Application form (PDF: 11KB) This form must be used or your application will not be considered
-Covering letter stating their course and reasons for applying
-Proof of financial hardship (e.g. Proof of student loans, government support etc) – copies are acceptable
-Proof of acceptance/enrollment onto the relevant University course – copies are acceptable
-Proof of UK citizenship (passport or birth certificate) – copies are acceptable
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 October 2014.