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Durham University Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Sport, Music and the Arts in UK, 2018-2019

The Durham University is offering up to 25 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Sport, Music and the Arts to study in UK. International applicants are eligible to apply for these endowments.

Durham University is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in nearby Stockton-on-Tees. It was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837.

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If English is not applicant’s first language they will need IELTS 7.0 (no element below 6.5) or Pearson Test of English Overall Score 70+ (No element below 62).

Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: The studentships are awarded Sport, Music and the Arts.

Number of Awards: 25 opportunities are available.

Award: Award value: £2,000 financial support.

The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The university criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity :

Fees status: All

Level of Study: Undergraduate

Mode of study: Full time

Year of Entry: Applicants for entry in 2018/19

Programmes : All – Please note that you do not have to be applying to read Music at Durham in order to apply for a music award.

Further Information: Scholarship offers can only be made for direct entry i.e students who are commencing their academic studies with the University in October 2018:

Deferred entry applicants i.e. students who are applying to the University for entry in 2019 would make their application by the deadline of 15 January 2019 for consideration with other applications for 2019 entry. Please note that it will not be possible to defer scholarship offers to the following academic year – 2019.

Successsful applicants will be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of excellence in Sport, Music or the Arts; for example participation in sporting or musical events at a national or international level. Applicants will also be required to play an active part in Durham University’s sporting, musical and performing communities.

Durham University

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for these endowments.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirement: If English is not applicant’s first language they will need IELTS 7.0 (no element below 6.5) or Pearson Test of English Overall Score 70+ (No element below 62).

UK Scholarships

How to Apply: Prospective applicants must:

  • Stage 1: submit an academic application to Durham University, by 15th January 2018, via UCAS
  • Stage 2: submit an online application form by 15th January 2018 including the following:
      1. Personal Statement of no more than 1,000 words explaining why you should be awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s funding for Sport, Music or the Arts
      2. if you are applying for a music award please provide 2 different pieces of music of approximately 3 minutes in length
      3. A reference of no more than 1,000 words from a suitable adult e.g. a teacher at your school, a coach, the conductor of an ensemble in which you play, the director of a production in which you have been involved; explaining why you are suitable to be awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s funding for Sport, Music or the Arts sent directly from the referee. Please ensure your referee submits the reference on letter headed paper which contains their name, position, contact details and your full name.

Application Form

Application Deadline: application deadline is January 15, 2018.

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