International Water Association and Cranfield University Excellence Scholarships

International Water Association
Masters Degree

Deadline: 30 Apr 2020 (Annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts October 2020

Brief description:

Cranfield University is inviting students who wish to undertake full-time taught Masters degree programmes commencing AY 2020 at the university’s Water Science Institute, to apply for the International Water Association and Cranfield University Excellence Scholarships, which are intended for highly skilled professionals keen to deliver sustainable and resilient responses to the challenges of increasing water stress.

The scholarships are offered by the Cranfield Water Science Institute in collaboration with the International Water Association (IWA).

Host Institution(s):

Cranfield Water Science Institute, Cranfield University

Level/Field(s) of study:

Masters degree programmes eligible for this scholarship are:

• Advanced Water Management MSc
Water and Sanitation for Development MSc
• Water and Wastewater Engineering MSc.

Number of Scholarships:


Target group:

Citizens of any country

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship covers full tuition fees (at overseas or UK rates). Scholars will also benefit from enhanced engagement with the IWA Young Professionals programme, which provides excellent opportunities to develop a global peer network.


Applicants can be citizens of any country, but must be applying to study full-time on an eligible master’s course and are holding either a relevant first class or 2:1 honours degree, or who demonstrate significant practical experience and achievements in water or an aligned sector. The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Scholarship applicants must possess a strong academic or work experience record and must be effective communicators.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

You must have an offer of admission on an eligible full-time master’s course before applying for the scholarship. You must complete the online application form and upload a short written submission of maximum 500 words on 1 of the Sustainable Development Goals. You need to explain in your personal statement how you think this SDG is best delivered and what new tools, technologies or innovative interventions are available to deliver it. Scholarship applications for October 2020 entry close on 30 April 2020.

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