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University of Westminster Scholarships

The University pf Westminster, the UK, is granting over 20 scholarships for EU and international students. The range of scholarships impresses. So, if you plan to apply for a particular scholarship, you should check the application form, specially designed for the program. Application forms for each scholarship can and must be downloaded only from the University’s official website.

Westminster Scholarships for January 2014

Below you will discover 6 types of Westminster University scholarship programs with all their features and requirements provided.

1. Full Fee Waiver Scholarships

These scholarships are intended for exceptionally well-qualified students who have demonstrated considerable academic achievements. Please take into account that they cover only tuition fees. Awardees take responsibility for their living expenses and accommodation themselves.

Value of scholarships The scholarship award implies the coverage of tuition fee.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have an offer for obtaining a full-time Master’s degree at the University of Westminster.

·    An applicant must submit the respective documents that prove his or her academic excellence and financial need (if you apply from a developing country, you must also submit a development case).

Deadline November 1st, 2013.

2. Half Fee Waiver Scholarships

These scholarships are open for students who have demonstrated their academic excellence and considerable achievements, and proved their financial need.

Value of scholarships The scholarship provides half tuition fee award.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have received an offer of the place in full-time Master’s degree studies at the University of Westminster.

·    Knowledge and experience of the UK public relations sector is also welcome.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

3. MBA Scholarships

These scholarship grants are provided by Westminster Business School and give awardees an opportunity to obtain MBA at one of the best education institutions. The School is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), which proves the quality of Master’s degree programs and enables students to access to the AMBA resources with alumni and career development included.

Value of scholarships The award covers up to 100% of tuition fee.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must hold an offer for the respective scholarship program at the University of Westminster.

·    An applicant must demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to career progression as well as financial need.

Deadline December 1st, 2013.

4. Part Fee Waiver Scholarships

Exceptionally well-qualified students with significant potential have an opportunity to apply for the University part tuition fee waiver scholarship (the part stands for £2,000).

Value of scholarships The scholarship provides half tuition fee award.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have received an offer of placement at the University of Westminster.

·    An applicant must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Besides, knowledge and experience in the UK public relation sector is preferable.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

5. Westminster Business School (WBS) Part Time Scholarships

Nowadays, Westminster Business School (WBS), which is one of the leading business education centers in the UK, attracts not only students but also academics from more than 150 countries.

Value of scholarships An awardee receives up to 100% tuition fee waiver.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must hold an offer for any full-time Master’s degree program at Westminster Business School (the MBA excluded).

·    An applicant must submit evidence of academic excellence and/or prior engagement in business or community service.

Deadline November 1st, 2013.

6. Westminster International Scholarships

International Master’s degree scholarships at Westminster aim to fund the awardees fully provided that they come from developing countries.

Value of scholarships The grant includes tuition fee, accommodation and living expenses plus return airfare.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be a citizen from a developing country and have been offered a place in a full-time Master’s degree program at the University.

·    An applicant must prove his or her academic achievements, financial need and potential for development.

·    The university will give preference to junior faculty members from the partner universities in Vietnam.

Deadline November 1st, 2013.

Westminster Postgraduate Scholarships

Below you will find the full list of Westminster scholarship programs for postgraduate students.

1. Full Fee Waiver Scholarships

This particular scholarship is offered for excellently-qualified students from the UK and EU. Please consider that the award covers tuition fee only, living expenses and accommodation costs are not included.

Value of scholarships Tuition fee award (full).
Eligibility criteria Please look at the requirements for the full fee waiver scholarships mentioned above.
Country of origin The UK and EU countries.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

2. Half Fee Waiver Scholarships

The scholarship is intended for exceptionally well-qualified students from the UK and EU students.

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (half).
Eligibility criteria Please check the above requirements for the half fee waiver scholarships.
Country of origin The UK and EU countries.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

3. Organ Scholarship

If you can play the organ, the University of Westminster welcomes you to play each instrument weekly at least. The two historic cinema organs must be kept in a good order.

Value of scholarships In January 2014, successful students will be distributed £2,000 cash award.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have received an offer from the University for a full-time degree program.

·    An applicant must provide valid evidence of his or her achievements as a musician.

Country of origin Students from the UK and EU countries.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

4. Part Fee Waiver Scholarships

The scholarship program welcomes exceptionally well-qualified students from all over the world.

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (£2,000).
Eligibility criteria Please check the requirements for the above-mentioned part fee waiver scholarships.
Country of origin The UK, EU and other countries.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

5. Santander Scholarships

The University of Westminster is one of the education partners of the Santander University Scheme, providing beneficial scholarships to students from countries covered under the Scheme.

Value of scholarships Full tuition fee award.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must hold an offer of place in the Master’s degree program at the University of Westminster.

·    An applicant must prove evidence of his or her academic excellence.

·    An applicant must be a citizen of one of the countries listed below.

Country of origin Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, Spain Uruguay, the UK, the USA, Venezuela.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

6.  Sarath Palihawadana Scholarship

The scholarship commemorates the former student and lecturer of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Westminster – Sarath Palihawadana.

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (£1,500).
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be a graduate of the University of Westminster.

·    An applicant must have an offer of a place in a full-time Master’s degree program in Computing.

Country of origin Students from the UK, EU and other countries.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

7. Westminster Business School Scholarships

Please check the features and requirements of WBS scholarships programs above. The deadline is May 31st, 2013.

8. Writing in the City Scholarship

If London is the city of your dream, then why not study the course dedicated to it fully at the University of Westminster? Apply for the MA degree scholarship to get to know London inside and out!

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (full).
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have an offer for a full-time Creative Writing scholarship program.
Country of origin The UK and overseas.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

Postgraduate Scholarships for UK & EU Nationals Only

Please take into consideration that only the UK and EU citizens can apply for the following scholarships.

1. Eastern European Scholarship

The scholarship program, which is by the way one of the most competitive at the University of Westminster, welcomes students who intend to work on projects for benefiting the developing areas of Eastern Europe after they complete the course.

Value of scholarships The scholarship covers all tuition fees as well as accommodation and living costs plus return ticket.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be a citizen of Eastern Europe.

·    An applicant must have received an offer for placement in a full-time Master’s degree program at the University.

·    An applicant must intend to return to his or her home country after the study.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

2. Graduate Diploma Scholarship

The University of Westminster provides a wide range of Graduate Diploma courses in different disciplines to benefit scholars’ academic and/or career growth.

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (half).
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have an offer from the University for the mentioned type of course.

·    An applicant must demonstrate evidence of his or her academic achievements and financial need.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

3. David Faddy Scholarships

The scholarship is funded by Richard Jenkins and Maureen Amar to support excellent students who seek for financial need.

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (£2,500).
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have received an offer from the University of Westminster for the full-time programs in MA Photojournalism or MA Photographic Studies.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

4. MBA Scholarships

The scholarships are provided by Westminster Business School.

Value of scholarships The scholarship covers up to 50% of tuition fee.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be officially offered a full-time MBA degree program by the University of Westminster.

·    An applicant must prove his or her academic achievements, financial need and work experience.

·    Preference will be given to an applicant who has a work experience in public or voluntarily sector.

Deadline August 1st, 2013.

5. Media, Arts and Design Scholarships

Applying for the scholarship program from the University of Westminster’s School of Media, Arts and Design, you get an opportunity to study a variety of courses, including

  • Journalism and Mass Communication;
  • Television;
  • Film and Moving Image;
  • Art and Design;
  • Music and Photography;
Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (full).
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must have an offer from the University for any full-time Master’s degree program at the School of Media, Arts and Design.

·    An applicant must prove evidence of excellence and noticeable achievement in the field applied.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

Scholarships for Internationals Only

Please consider that the following list includes scholarships for international students only.

1. Cavendish Research PhD Scholarships

The scholarship awards are intended uniquely for students whose research degree courses relate to Electronics, Computing or Life Sciences.

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (full).
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be a citizen of a developing country and have a University of Westminster’s offer for a full-time MPhil or PhD programs.

·    An applicant must prove academic excellence with potential for development and financial need.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

2. African Prisons Project Scholarship

The scholarships are provided in partnership with the African Prisons Project for members of Africa’s prisons staff, aiming at prison reforms on the continent.

Value of scholarships The award covers all tuition fees, accommodation and living costs plus return ticket.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must come from an African country and be a member of prison staff.

·    An applicant must provide evidence of academic excellence with potential for development and need for financial support.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

3. Brazil Scholarship

The scholarship is intended for students from Brazil only as a celebration of handover of the Olympic Games to Rio.

Value of scholarships A reward for a successful applicant covers tuition fees, living and accommodation costs as well as return ticket.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be a Brazilian citizen.

·    An applicant must have a University’s offer of placement in a full-time Master’s degree program.

·    An applicant must prove evidence of academic excellence and need for financial support.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

4. Capacity Building Scholarships

Westminster’s Capacity Building Scholarship are intended to help students upgrade their knowledge and skills.

Value of scholarships Awards are variable. Please contact the University of Westminster’ Scholarship Office.
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be a faculty member of one of Westminster’s partner universities at home or overseas.

·    An applicant must hold an offer of a full-time Master’s degree.

·    An applicant must demonstrate academic excellence.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

5. Central American and the Caribbean Scholarships

The scholarships are provided together with International Student House (or ISH) for students who come from Mexico, Central America or the Caribbean and want to take the course that can help them contribute to the development of their home regions.

Value of scholarships The award includes full tuition fee coverage, living costs, accommodation costs at ISH and return ticket.
Eligibility criteria Please check the requirements in the above-described scholarships, considering the mentioned regions of applicants’ origin.
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

6. China Scholarships

The University of Westminster welcomes students from the People Republic of China with a range of scholarship programs.

Value of scholarships The award covers up to 100% of tuition fee.
Eligibility criteria Please check the requirements set by the scholarships mentioned above, considering the criterion for applicants’ origin (China only).
Deadline May 31st, 2013.

7. Colin Matheson Scholarship

The scholarship is named after a great person, Director of Scholarships at Westminster, Colin Matheson, who dedicated over a decade of his lifetime to helping international students study at the University.

Value of scholarships All-inclusive programs.
Eligibility criteria ·    Please look through the list of countries eligible for participation in the scholarship here.

·    The other criteria can be checked above.

Deadline May 31st, 2013.

Part-Time Scholarships at Westminster For UK & EU Nationals

1. National Part-Time Scholarships

Value of scholarships The total value of the scholarship is £6,000 for a 4 or 5-year part-time course (depending on applicant’s academic performance).
Eligibility criteria ·    An applicant must be a citizen of the UK or EU.

·    An applicant must intend to study a minimum of 50% of the full-time program, which is equal to 4 modules or 60 credits per 1 academic year.

·    An applicant must not have studied at 1st-degree level substantially before the time of application.

·    An applicant must prove academic excellence and need for financial aid.

Deadline August 31st, 2013.

2. MA Public Relations Scholarship

Value of scholarships Tuition fee waiver (full).
Eligibility criteria Please check the requirements of the above scholarships, considering that an applicant must have knowledge and experience of the public relation sector in the UK.
Deadline August 30th, 2013.

3. MBA Scholarships

For more details of the program, please check Paragraph 4 of the part dedicated to Postgraduate Scholarships for UK and EU Nationals Only. The deadline for application is August 31st, 2013.

4. Media, Arts and Design Scholarship

The information on this scholarship is provided in Paragraph 5 of the part dedicated to Postgraduate Scholarships for UK and EU Nationals Only. The application deadline is August 31st, 2013.

5. Westminster Business School Scholarships

Please move to the Paragraph 5 of the part Westminster Scholarships for January 2014 (in the beginning of the article) for more details. The application finishes on August 30th, 2013.

 

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