Manchester Metropolitan University Scholarship Application 2018

Manchester Metropolitan University Scholarship Application 2018

Manchester Writing School at the Manchester Metropolitan University is pleased to offer Joyce Nield international Scholarship for students joining the programme in September 2018. The scholarship will assist a student from a non-UK Commonwealth country with the cost of an MA in Creative Writing. Established within the Department of […]

Manchester Writing School at the Manchester Metropolitan University is pleased to offer Joyce Nield International Scholarship for students joining the programme in September 2018. The scholarship will assist a student from a non-UK Commonwealth country with the cost of an MA in Creative Writing.

Established within the Department of English at MMU, the Manchester Writing School is a thriving centre of creative excellence. The School hosts an ambitious suite of degree programmes and short courses, a vibrant series of public reading events, a leading programme of outreach activities, a major international writing competition and an annual festival of children’s literature.

The successful applicant will be expected to act as a “Masters Scholar” and make a modest, but important, contribution to the learning community of the Manchester Writing School.

International students will be required to demonstrate a sufficiently high standard of English language ability. In order to enter most postgraduate courses the English requirements are: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 575, TOEFL computer-based 230.

About Manchester Metropolitan University

Employers are increasingly looking for graduates with the kind of independent and flexible thinking that we nurture through our degree courses. With a wide range of subjects available and with many opportunities to combine subjects or even to study a foreign language for part of your course, our undergraduate degrees aim to equip you with the crucial skills of creativity, communication and thinking to take advantage of global job opportunities.

‌‌‌Our postgraduate courses help to give you the competitive edge, whatever the current stage of your career. Studying within a lively and bustling postgraduate community at our campus in the heart of Manchester, you will be taught by experienced professionals with a passion for their subject. We pride ourselves on producing internationally acclaimed work and an excellent research environment for our postgraduate students

Manchester Metropolitan Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: August 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursing Masters degree program whether for full- or part-time, on campus or online.
  • Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded within the Department of English at Manchester Writing School.
    List of Subjects: Creative Writing
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant of outstanding potential and commitment, and will cover the tuition fees for one 30-credit course unit from your programme of study, whether you are studying full- or part-time, on campus or online.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: Citizen of a non-UK Commonwealth country

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizen of a non-UK Commonwealth country can apply for this scholarship. List: Africa: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia; Asia: Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore and Sri Lanka; Caribbean and Americas: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and The Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago; Europe-Cyprus and Malta; Pacific: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be considered for the scholarship, you should:
    • Be a citizen of a non-UK Commonwealth country
    • Submit an application to the MFA or MA Creative Writing programme before 30th November 2017 (for January 2018 entry) or 31st August 2018 (for September 2018 entry);
    • If you are offered a place on the Masters programme, email postgradenglish-at-mmu.ac.uk with “Joyce Nield Scholarship application” in the subject line, detailing which non-UK Commonwealth country you are a citizen of, and also how you would meet the criteria for a successful applicant (as detailed below).

English Language Requirements: International students will be required to demonstrate a sufficiently high standard of English language ability. In order to enter most postgraduate courses the English requirements are: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 575, TOEFL computer-based 230.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: To apply it is necessary to submit online scholarship application form.

Supporting documents include:

  • Copies of your academic transcripts and graduation certificates.
  • Two references, one of which must be an academic reference.
  • Your personal statement.
  • Evidence of your English language proficiency.
  • Some courses will have additional application requirements, please check individual course entries on our website or in the online prospectus.

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