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Economic and Social Development funding for Postgraduate Students in UK, 2015

University of Sussex is inviting application for Economic and Social Development scholarships for the students of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka. The studentships are available for pursuing Master’s degree in the following subject areas only: Anthropology, Development Studies or International Development, Economics, Education, Gender Studies, International Relations, Human Rights, Migration Studies. The application deadline is 5 April 2015.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are provided in Anthropology, Development Studies/International Development (including the Institute of Development Studies), Economics, Education (including MA in Childhood and Youth Studies), Gender Studies, International Relations, Human Rights, Migration Studies at the University of Sussex.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing masters degree level at University of Sussex.
Scholarship Provider: University of Sussex, UK
Award can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility: In order to be considered for the Economic and Social Development Scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:
-Be a nationals from, and resident in, one of the following countries: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
-Be applying for a Master’s degree in the following subject areas only: Anthropology, Development Studies/International Development (including the Institute of Development Studies), Economics, Education (including MA in Childhood and Youth Studies), Gender Studies, International Relations, Human Rights, Migration Studies;
-Be classified to pay fees at the ‘overseas’ rate.
-Applicants will not be eligible for consideration is you meet any of the following criteria: Studied at degree level previously in the UK (including having studied at Sussex) and Hold any other University of Sussex Scholarship

Open for International Students: International students can apply for these endowments.

Description:  Available to students registered on one-year Master’s degree programmes in the areas specified below. Intended for students who will contribute to the economic or social development of their countries when they return on completion of their studies. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit (not financial need). Holders of the Economic and Social Development Scholarship are unable to hold another scholarship from the University of Sussex.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Total offer is of £5,000 fee waiver.

Selection criteria: The scholarship selection process takes into account:
-Academic ability, judged on previous study at degree level;
-Plans for activity after you have finished your studies either to stimulate economic development or social development;
-Relevant work experience that will support the activity.

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified in early June.

Application Online: The mode of applying is online.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 5 April 2015.

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