Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Dean’s Scholarship at UWE Bristol

UWE Bristol
Masters Degree

Deadline: 30 April 2020 (Annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2020

Brief description:

The University of the West of England Bristol (UWE Bristol) is making available the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Dean’s Scholarship to commencing full-time MSc students from a country that has recently been subject to a significant adverse environmental, health or security impact, where its alleviation relates to the subject area of the selected MSc programme. Following graduation, the scholar is expected to be an active member of the UWE Bristol Alumni Network by helping the University to promote its programmes to prospective students.

Masters degree programmes eligible for the scholarship are:

MSc Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice
• MRes Applied Sciences
• MSc Biomedical Science
• MSc Science Communication
MSc Environmental Health
• MSc Health Psychology
• MSc Occupational Psychology
• MRes Social Sciences
• MSc Public Health
• MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology
• MSc Forensic Science

Host Institution(s):

Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England Bristol

Level/Field(s) of study:

Masters degree in Health and Applied Sciences

Number of Scholarships:


Target group:

Students from countries that recently have been subject to a significant adverse environmental, health or security impact

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fees for 1 academic year.


Only students classified as overseas students for fees purposes are eligible for this scholarship, provided they are from countries recently subject to a significant adverse environmental, health or security impact. The Masters degree course chosen by the applicant must be one which relates to the alleviation of such adverse impacts.

Applicants must have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st or 2:1 in an undergraduate degree and hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS or equivalent English language is the only condition. They have to be new students to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study. Those who are sponsored students or who are in receipt of another scholarship/award, are not eligible.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Scholarship applicants must submit a scholarship statement no longer than a maximum of 1000 words, covering the following points:

• What potential you have for outstanding performance on the programme (assessed both through evidence of academic record and quality of the written application)
• What potential you have to become an outstanding professional in your selected subject area and to contribute to alleviating a recent adverse environmental, health or security impact in your home country, and how your work experience points to exceptional achievements in relation to interests outside formal education
• How you show potential for being an effective ambassador for UWE Bristol when you return to your home country (you should show a grasp of British universities’ agenda overseas and of successful ways of influencing potential audiences)
• How you show concern for other students on your programme, evidencing contribution of a kind that is likely to enrich their experiences.

The application deadline for September 2020 entry is 30 April 2020.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: https://www1.uwe.ac.uk/students/feesandfunding/fundingandscholarships/internationalstudentfunding/internationalscholarships/postgraduatescholarships.aspx

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