Master Scholarships in English, University of Leicester, UK

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University of Leicester UKThe scholarships are payable as a £2,000 discount against the relevant course fee for any of the following programmes:

Campus Based (Full- or Part-Time)

Distance Learning

Entry Requirements

  • A good second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification* - please use the links above to see full entry requirements
  • Standard English language requirements
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the overall strength of the application - including consideration of previous academic attainment, relevant experience, references, and the personal statement
  • Available to UK/EU and international applicants - please note that owing to UK immigration rules, part-time registration is not usually open to international applicants
  • Available for full- or part-time campus based study or distance learning (subject to availability)
  • Applicants must be able to start in September 2014

* or show evidence of achieving this by September 2014

Informal Enquiries
Informal enquiries are welcome - please contact David Revell

  • +44 (0)116 252 2620

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  1. Draft a brief personal statement (1,000 words maximum) that tells us why you wish to study your chosen course, how your previous academic and/or professional experience has given you the skills needed for postgraduate level study, and how taking this course will support your personal and/or professional development plans
  2. Prepare your supporting documents - two references (including at least one academic reference), evidence of your academic qualifications, and evidence that you meet our English language entry requirements (if English is not your first language)
  3. Go to the relevant course description and submit your online application - please use the links above

Important Advice for Applicants

  • Applicants must hold by 31 May 2014 an offer of admission to be considered for these scholarships
  • Applications that do not include a personal statement and the required supporting documents will not be considered
  • In the Fees and Financial Support section of the application, applicants must state that they wish to be considered for these September 2014 English (Masters Degree) Scholarships

School/Department: School of English
Start Date: September 2014
Eligibility: UK/EU and International Applicants
Application Close Date: 31 May 2014

Choose the University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s leading universities, committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching.

Leicester is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings. In 2013 Leicester was the highest climbing UK university in the THE World Rankings, moving up 35 places to 161st in the table.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.

7 comments on “Master Scholarships in English, University of Leicester, UK

  1. I get a bit excited looking at many scholarships offered. However, I could not find the way to apply for the scolarship. What I saw that many of them directly apply to the university. If it is possible, I’d like to know how the steps of applying this scholarship.

  2. actually I’m an English department student at University, and I’m interested in the scholarship. May I have details information how to get this scholarship especially in that campus based, what’s the differences from distance learning? which one is better? thank you so much for information, it’s very helpful.. :)


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