- The Institute for Transport Studies is offering a fees scholarship, to provide a unique opportunity to an international student of outstanding ability, achievement and potential.
- The scholarship will provide 50% of the fees for an international student to undertake a Masters Degree programme at ITS, on a one year full-time basis. The scholarship forms part of the ITS mission to advance the understanding of transport globally via the development of skills and best practice. It is anticipated that the scholarship recipient will return to their home country after the Masters programme, to apply their new skills to an area of identified need.
- ITS, the University of Leeds and other organizations administer a number of scholarships each year for UK, EU and international students. These range from partial course fee payment to full maintenance grants of up to £10000 tax-free plus course fees.
- For the September 2013 intake, ITS is offering four fees scholarships for Masters Study. These scholarships are designed to provide exceptional opportunities to students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential. Applications are invited from international, African and EU candidates.
- University of Leeds – Institute for Transport Studies
- The Institute for Transport Studies is a free-standing academic department of the University of Leeds and part of the Faculty of Environment.
- The Institute’s primary purpose is to advance the understanding of transport activity, operations and use, and to develop skills and best practice among transport professionals and decision-makers.
Field(s) of Study
- Masters programmes
- MA Transport Economics
- MSc Sustainability (Transport)
- MSc Transport Planning
- MSc Transport Planning & Environment
- MSc (Eng) Transport Planning & Engineering
What does the scholarship cover?
- The scholarship is a 50% fees waiver for the 2013-14 academic year, to the value of £7500.
How many scholarships are given?
- Four fees scholarships for Masters Study
Which countries are targeted?
- All countries
Am I Eligible to Apply?
- Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain, a Bachelor’s degree equivalent to a UK first class or upper second class honours.
- Applicants must hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for an ITS Masters degree for the academic year commencing September 2013.
- Applicants must be designated as ‘international fee status’ by the University of Leeds, and not be domiciled in a European Union member country.
How to I Apply – Next Steps
To apply for the scholarship applicants must:
- Complete and submit the relevant scholarship application form, to include:
- a statement of up to 500 words which details how and why a Masters degree from ITS would enable the applicant make a difference to transportation in their country/region, and specifically to tackle a significant problem or issue;
- evidence of the applicant’s outstanding ability, achievement and potential;
- an outline of the applicant’s career aspirations.
- details of their funding situation, including existing funds which are available to them, scholarship applications where the outcome is known or awaited, and other funding sources being explored.
- Provide a supporting statement from a referee [the scholarship referee should be additional to the academic referees.
- Worldwide Scholarship 2013 – apply here
- Africa Scholarship 2013 – apply here
- Europe Scholarships 2013 – apply here
- 13th June 2013.
How do I get more information?
- WWW: http://www.its.leeds.ac.uk/courses/masters/scholarships/
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