Deadline:

19 May, 2019, 23:59 (GMT).

Location:

London, UK.

(Partially Funded)

Description

Goldsmiths International Scholarship 2019 – Goldsmiths, University of London

This year, Goldsmiths, University of London is offering a number of scholarships to international students starting full-time study at Goldsmiths in September 2019.

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The QS World Rankings place Goldsmiths in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies. Goldsmiths is also in the UK’s top 25 for the quality of their research, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

For more information, click here.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES EXCEPT THE UK AND EU COUNTRIES.

Program Period

For an undergraduate programme: Three to four years.

For a master’s programme: One year.

For a PhD programme: Three years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • To be eligible to apply you must have received and accepted a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on a full-time taught programme starting in September 2019. The following levels of study are eligible to apply: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, International Foundation Certificate, and Graduate Diploma.
  • You must be regarded as an international student for fee purposes, and must not be in receipt of official financial sponsorship to pay all of your tuition fees. You can still apply for this scholarship if you are going to receive partial official sponsorship, including a departmental bursary or scholarship.
  • Students who have already started their course are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other Goldsmiths financial award.
  • University Entry Requirements:
    1. For country specific requirements, click here.
    2. For course specific requirements, click here.
    3. If English isn’t your first language, you will need to meet the English language requirements to study with them. These are listed on the programme pages. They usually require an IELTS. However, they also accept a range of other English language qualifications.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The scholarship provides a tuition fee waiver of £2,000£4,000, or £5,000 for your first year of study.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply for the University

For Undergraduates:

  • International students apply for undergraduate degrees through UCAS.
  • You apply by filling out a form at ucas.com. The form allows you to apply to a maximum of 5 institutions. You only complete the form once and it will be sent to all the universities you’ve selected.
  • The form is broken down into different sections covering your contact information, academic history, and a personal statement that enables you to outline your passion and enthusiasm for the subject you want to study. Read the University’s guidance on creating a personal statement that stands out.
  • Your application also needs to include a reference from someone who knows you well and can talk about your suitability for the subject you want to study, such as a teacher at school or college.
  • You will need to pay a fee to UCAS to submit your application.

Read more about the undergradute application process.

For Postgraduates:

  • You can apply directly to Goldsmiths via the website by clicking the ‘apply now’ button on the programme page of the course you’re interested in. Some programmes have particular application procedures, so always check the programme listing for any specific requirements.
  • As part of your application you will be asked to upload a personal statement. This is your chance to differentiate yourself from the other applicants applying for your programme, and to describe why they should offer you a place to study. Read their guidance on writing your personal statement.
  • If you’re applying for an MPhil/PhD you should get in touch with the programme contact or academic department in which you’d like to study before you submit your application. You’ll find their contact details on the relevant programme page. It may also be possible to arrange an advisory meeting with your preferred supervisor.
  • Research proposals: If you’re considering applying to do an MPhil and/or PhD, you’ll need to write a research proposal. Read more advice for writing a research proposal.
  • For most taught degrees there is no official deadline of when to apply by, but it’s worth noting that popular courses tend to fill up quickly, so it’s best to apply early to avoid disappointment.
  • As part of your application you may also be asked to provide examples of your work, such as essays or photography. Details will be given on individual programme pages.
  • After you’ve submitted your application it will be reviewed by the academic staff. You may also be invited to an interview (either in person or via Skype).

Read more about the postgraduate application process.

Second Step: Apply for the Scholarship

You will need to apply using the online application form. As part of the application, you will need to submit a 500-word supporting statement about your academic and non-academic achievements, and how you think this degree, and your experience of studying in the UK, will contribute to your future academic and career plans.

Third Step: Selection and results

Applications will be considered fairly and on a range of criteria, including:

  • Programme of study (subject and level)
  • Supporting statement
  • Academic qualifications
  • Extra-Curricular activities

They will assess your circumstances in full, taking into account your overall academic achievements and extra-curricular activities. If you have any queries regarding these scholarships, you can email scholarships@gold.ac.uk. you will hear back about your application on or around 3 June, 2019.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Sohair Ahmed ElMeligy/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hagar Mohamed Khalil/ Egypt
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