The Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, is offering a number of fees scholarships, each worth up to £7750, to provide development opportunities to students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential. The scholarships will fund 50% of the tuition fees for UK, EU or international students to undertake a full-time Masters degree programme at ITS. The scholarships form part of the ITS mission to advance the understanding of global transport, via the development of future transport professionals. Scholarship applications will be assessed on a competitive basis, and it is anticipated that up to five awards will be made.
Applicants must first hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for the academic year commencing September 2014 on one of the following ITS programmes:
• MA Transport Economics
• MSc Sustainability (Transport)
• MSc Transport Planning
• MSc Transport Planning and the Environment
• MSc (Eng) Transport Planning and Engineering
Value of the scholarship
The scholarships provide a 50% tuition fee waiver for the 2014-15 academic year (equivalent to the value of £7750 for international students or £2750 for UK/EU students).
Applicants should submit the ITS scholarship form, including a statement of 500 words on how a Masters degree would enable them to make a difference to transportation (e.g in their country, region or area) and specifically to tackle a significant problem or issue.
Scholarship applications should be submitted to ITS no later than 12th June 2014 for international applicants, and by 7th July 2014 for UK/EU applicants.
For further details including the application pack and full terms and conditions, please visit the ITS website.