The Reading Real Estate Foundation is offering a MSc funding for African Student to pursue full-time postgraduate real estate & planning programme at Henley Business School. Successful students will receive the full degree tuition fees of their chosen Real Estate & Planning postgraduate programme and the opportunity to act as an Ambassador for RREF. Selection will be based on academic excellence combined with financial need. The application deadline is June 30th 2015.
Study Subject(s): award is awarded for the following programmes: Real Estate/Real Estate Finance, Development Planning, Rural Land and Business Management, International Planning and Sustainable Urban Planning or Housing Development and Management.
Course Level: award is available for pursuing full time MSc programme at Henley Business School, University of Reading.
Scholarship Provider: The Reading Real Estate Foundation
Award can be taken at: UK
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Eligibility: Before you apply for a scholarship, please read the list of criteria below to ensure you meet all of the required points. The Reading Real Estate Foundation aims to award its scholarships to support and widen its diversity agenda.They hope to encourage talented students who might be deterred from applying to the University of Reading for financial reasons. Only in exceptional circumstances will those who do not meet all of the desired criteria be considered:
-You must show evidence of a strong academic record and that you are dedicated to your studies and include copies of your academic certificates and transcripts to date.
-You must clearly demonstrate financial need.
-You must be committed to representing the Reading Real Estate Foundation as a RREF Scholar
-You must be willing to submit a report on your progress and performance
-A RREF MSc Scholarship cannot provide the main financial support for your studies and you will be expected to be able to have funding for your remaining course fees and living costs
-You will be expected to complete the course in full. Should for any reason you have to leave the course before completion, all payments will be stopped immediately.
-If students do not receive their predicted mark in their undergraduate degree, the offer of a scholarship may be revoked.
-Students offered more than one Award from RREF/UoR/HBS may accept only one award but can select which one. Students deciding to defer entry will forfeit any award but may re-apply.
-The award is only made to eligible students who successfully enter on a relevant degree programme in October 2014.
Scholarship Open for International Students:
Citizens of an African country (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast , Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for this MSc scholarship.
Description: The Reading Real Estate foundation grant Programme offers a funding for a new postgraduate student from Africa based on academic excellence combined with financial need. Country and Region Specific Awards will consider the domicile for the purposes of this award (not a student’s national citizenship). Country specific awards are only available to students who have not previously studied in the UK.
Number of award(s): One MSc scholarship is available.
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Successful students will receive the full degree tuition fees of their chosen Real Estate & Planning postgraduate programme and the opportunity to act as an Ambassador for RREF. The award and the activities undertaken as part of this scheme will help develop your:
-Networking skills- Unparalleled networking opportunities.
-CV-A valuable and credible addition to your CV (Resume).
-RED Award-The work will be counted as a part of your Reading Experience and Development (RED) Award certificate.
-RREF Ambassadors will work closely with RREF on engaging and exciting projects including:
-RREF Student & Alumni Activities.
-Social media, through sharing their experiences with potential students.
-Attending sponsored events and exhibitions to promote RREF.
Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on academic excellence combined with financial need.
Notification: Once a final decision has been agreed about your application, university will contact you via email to advise you of the outcome. Students will be notified within one month of the application deadline.
How to Apply: Answer all questions on the application form fully, preferably electronically although hand-written forms will be considered. Your completed application together with any evidence to support your application should be returned to Katie Dunbar via email (k.dunbar-at-rref.reading.ac.uk). Before making a formal application, applicants must be holding an offer for a full-time postgraduate real estate & planning programme at Henley Business School for entry in 2015/16.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 30th 2015.