2013 Women’s Foundation Scholarship Scheme at Cambridge University in UK

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The Women’s Foundation’s is offering scholarship scheme for the MPhil in multi-disciplinary gender studies at Cambridge University in UK from autumn 2013. The duration of MPhil scholarship is one year. The students of Hong Kong can apply for this scholarship. Students must be graduates from a Hong Kong university or tertiary institute holding an upper second-class degree or equivalent. The scholarship covers all university and college fees enabling scholarship recipients to pursue their studies regardless of financial capability. Send your application online by March 1, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to study in Gender Studies.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing MPhil degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Women’s Foundation’s
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: All graduates from a Hong Kong university or tertiary institute holding an upper second-class degree or equivalent are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Hong Kong can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Women’s Foundation’s Scholarship Scheme aims to send one Hong Kong graduate student to pursue the MPhil in Gender Studies at Cambridge every year starting from autumn 2013. Our hope is that scholarship recipients will, after completing their academic studies, be inspired to contribute to furthering gender studies and gender research in Hong Kong for the greater good of society. The Cambridge MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies draws on over 23 departments within the university and an international network of gender scholars. The student intake consists of an eclectic mix of nationalities and academic backgrounds.

Number of awards offered: One scholarship is offered.

Duration of award(s): It is applicable for one year.

What does it cover? The Women’s Foundation will cover all university and college fees enabling scholarship recipients to pursue their studies regardless of financial capability.

Selection Criteria: Assessment for the MPhil consists of two parts: unsupervised coursework and a supervised research dissertation. Coursework and dissertations will be marked on a numerical scale, with 60% or above being a pass, 70% being a merit and 75% being a distinction. Candidates are expected to pass all components by achieving a score of at least 60% of the marks allocated to the component.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application process is broken down into 3 stages: preparation, complete and submit the online application form (GRADSAF) and upload the required supporting documentation.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application closing date is March 1, 2013.

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