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2014.06.17 - Applications invited for WREAC Scholarships

posted 10 Oct 2014, 04:15 by Admins ‎(Halima Chen)‎   [ updated 10 Oct 2014, 04:17 ]

WREAC Scholarships for 1-Year Taught MA Programme in Chinese Studies or Japanese Studies

Four one-year scholarships are available from WREAC for study on the MA in Chinese Studies or the MA in Japanese Studies courses at either the University of Leeds or the University of Sheffield, commencing October 2014. 

The scholarships provide £20,000 p.a. This covers fees at the Home/EU level and provides a contribution towards maintenance costs.

Funded by the HEFCE Postgraduate Support Scheme award to the ‘Sustainable Funding for Language-based Area Studies’ initiative led by SOAS, University of London, these scholarships aim to boost the skill set of UK graduates hoping to pursue high-level careers in business, government, NGOs, media, or academia with reference to a number of crucial areas in today’s world. More information about the Sustainable Funding for Language-based Area Studies project can be found here.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply applicants must: 
  • have a first class or 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or equivalent; 
  • apply for admission to pursue a relevant Master’s programme in Chinese Studies or Japanese Studies at Leeds or Sheffield;
  • qualify for Home/EU fees status and be ordinarily resident in the UK or EU.

The scholarships will be awarded on the strength of each candidate’s academic background. Degree results, academic references, statement and other relevant information will form part of the assessment. Financial need may also be considered.  

For more information about the scholarships and deadlines for applications, please visit: 

 
 
For more information about taught postgraduate programmes at the University of Leeds, including the MA Chinese Studies and the MA Japanese Studies programmes, please click here.

For more information about taught postgraduate programmes at the University of Sheffield, including the MA Chinese Studies and the MA Japanese Studies programmes, please click here.