Scholarship in Mathematics at Durham University U.K.
Type: Master's Degree
Who: Arab students interested in studying in England
What: - The scholarship is for a one-year taught course leading to the award of an MSc degree in Mathematical Sciences or an MSc degree in Particles, Strings and Cosmology. - Applicants should hold a relevant honours degree of sufficient standard from a low or middle income country, as defined by the DAC List of ODA Receipients here. - Applicants should not have previously studied at a university outside of one of the countries above. - Applicants will need to provide evidence of possessing a qualification in English language that meets the minimum requirement. Details can be found here. - Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented at Durham University. - The financial need of the applicant will be a factor in the decision-making process. - For the taught MScs, the awardee is required to attend all taught components of the chosen course and complete all assignments prescribed, including a dissertation. The two taught MSc programmes start in October 2022.
Where: Durham University - England
Program Length: One year
Deadline to Apply: 20 May 2022
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: UK
Academic Subject(s): Science, Engineering, Math
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Durham University, in the United Kingdom, is offering a scholarship to a student from a low- or middle-income country who wishes to study for a Master’s in Mathematical Sciences, or a Master’s in Particles, Strings and Cosmology.
The department offers the Global Masters Scholarship in partnership with the company Scott Logic and Durham’s Trevelyan College. The scholarship covers full fees and accommodation for one year at Trevelyan College, and includes full catering during term time.
The financial need of the applicant will be a factor in the decision-making process. Applications are particularly welcome from women and from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented at Durham University.
Deadline: May 20, 2022
– The scholarship is for a one-year taught course leading to an M.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences or an M.Sc. in Particles, Strings and Cosmology. Both programmes start in October 2022.
– Applicants should hold a relevant honours degree of sufficient standard from one of the low- or middle-income countries identified by the OECD as eligible to receive official development assistance. See a list of eligible countries here.
– Applicants should not have previously studied at a university outside of one of the listed countries.
– Applicants will need to provide evidence of English language proficiency. Details can be found here.
– The awardee is required to attend all taught components of the chosen course and complete all assignments prescribed, including a dissertation.
How to apply:
There are two steps.
1. Apply to the University program: Applications should be submitted online through the Graduate School application web pages. Please specify in the application form that you wish to be considered for the Global Masters Scholarship. If it is not possible for you to complete the online application form, please contact the Department:
Postgraduate Admissions Secretary,
Department of Mathematical Sciences,
Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science Building MCS2030,
Upper Mountjoy Campus, Stockton Road, Durham DH1 3LE United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3050.
Fax: +44 (0)191 334 3051.
Email: [email protected]
Your full academic transcripts and Curriculum Vitae should be included in your application.
2. Apply to the Global Masters Scholarship itself by filling out this form: https://forms.office.com/r/LwKNUZDrtF
Most of this form is short answers, but you will need to write two longer responses which you may want to prepare before starting the form, and then copy and paste into the appropriate boxes. The prompts for those responses are below.
You will also need to arrange for two reference letters to be sent, which should be sent to the Department’s email address above, to arrive by the closing date (20/5/2022).
Enquiries at [email protected]