Gaza-Palestine Postgraduate Taught Scholarship at U. of Sheffield, in the U.K.

Gaza-Palestine Postgraduate Taught Scholarship at U. of Sheffield, in the U.K.
Country of scholarship: UK
Country of Citizenship: Gaza Strip
Deadline:28/05/2024

The University of Sheffield, in the United Kingdom, is offering one scholarship to support a talented and promising student from Gaza to pursue a one-year taught master’s degree at the university, starting in September 2024.

Applicants may study any full-time, one-year course within the Faculty of Health, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Social Sciences, or the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Scholars receive full tuition funding, accommodation, and a maintenance award to help cover living expenses.

The scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other scholarships, discounts or rewards from the university or external sources. Distance-learning and part-time students are not eligible.

The University of Sheffield has offered an annual taught postgraduate scholarship to a student from Gaza for the past 10 years. The scholarship aims to empower students through education and international exposure to make a positive difference in their communities.

Deadline

28 May 2024

Duration

1 year

Benefits

  • Full tuition fees.
  • Accommodation in a single-occupant en-suite room in a university residence hall.
  • A maintenance award of £5,000.

Eligibility 

Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of Gaza or have been a citizen of Gaza prior to the escalation of the conflict in October 2023.
  • Be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes
  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer from the University of Sheffield before the application deadline to study a one year, full-time postgraduate taught master’s course starting in September 2024.

How to Apply

Submit the online application using the form at this link. The panel will be looking to see in particular if you have:

  • Provided a clear rationale for applying for a postgraduate course at the University of Sheffield.
  • Outlined challenges to academic progress and detailed how these barriers have been overcome successfully.
  • Clearly articulated future ambitions; these goals relate to the postgraduate degree you have applied for, and how your learning will benefit others.

Email questions and inquires to [email protected].

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