Middlesex University Postgraduate Scholarships

At Middlesex, we’re proud to offer a unique range of professionally focused postgraduate degrees

Our investment in vibrant, state-of-the-art, facilities and a thriving research and practice-led academic staff team ensure our students are supported to excel in their field.

We recognise that postgraduate study can give you the edge in today’s competitive job market and our scholarships and awards can help support our most ambitious and gifted graduates to achieve their career goals.  

In this section you will find details of:

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Middlesex University scholarships and awards

Award

Value             

Eligibililty                 

 

Criteria

Dean's Academic Excellence Scholarship     

50% of the tuition fee            

Postgraduate student in any subject                 

 

Any UK/EU student from any university.

International students who are current Middlesex students or graduates from any Middlesex University campus.

International Merit Award

Up to £2,000

Postgraduate student in any subject

 

 

All International students are eligble to apply. Awards will be given on a case-by-case basis which will be dependent on your course and application.

Alumni Bursary

20% of the tuition fee

Postgraduate student in any subject

 

 

Available to all applicants who have completed a first degree with Middlsex University and have an offer for a taught masters course. The bursary applies to self-financing students and students who are not eligible for funding from Student Finance England.

 

Deans' Academic Excellence Scholarships – worth 50% of the Masters fee

For those starting a course in September 2014 we are offering one hundred scholarships worth 50% of the Masters fee for the most talented students.

The scholarship is open to all UK/EU applicants, in addition to international applicants who are either current Middlesex undergraduate students (at all Middlesex campuses) or else have graduated from Middlesex University previously. We are looking for students who can demonstrate excellence academically and/or professionally and the potential to succeed. We will be assessing applications according to the following criteria:

  • Prior academic achievement
  • Professional experience
  • Commendations, prizes and awards you have received
  • Your vision for your future, and how the course will help you achieve this
  • Other information (e.g. extra-curricular activity, leadership experience, volunteering, mentoring)

The scholarship will be awarded as a 50% reduction of the postgraduate tuition fee and applied on enrolment.

How to apply

All applicants must have achieved or be expected to achieve a 2.1 or 1st class honours in their first degree. You are required to have applied to Middlesex University for an eligible postgraduate programme of study at our London campus before your application can be assessed.

Please download an application form here. 

The deadline for Deans' Academic Excellence Scholarship applications to study courses commencing in September 2014 is 15 May 2014.

 

International Merit Award

Open to all international students - worth up to £2000

Middlesex University is renowned for offering unrivalled support to International students and gives out scholarships and merit awards to International students totalling around £1,000,000 each year.

Potential postgraduate international students are eligible to apply for an International Merit Award of up to £2000 towards their fees. There is no separate application for this award; international students should apply for their chosen course through the normal application process. Awards will be given on a case-by-case basis which will be dependent on your course and application. Successful candidates will be notified at the point of offer for a programme of study and the award amount will be deducted from their tuition fees.

NB: Research students are not eligible for the International Merit Award.

 

Alumni Bursary

Up to 20% reduction in postgraduate course fees for Middlesex graduates

This year we are offering a reduction of up to 20% in postgraduate  tuition fees for Middlesex Alumni. There is no application process for your alumni bursary. Please apply for your programme as normal and highlight that you are an alumni during the admissions process to ensure the bursary is applied.

The Alumni Bursary of 20% is available to UK/EU students who completed their first degree at Middlesex and have an offer for a further taught Masters programme here. The bursary applies to self-financing students and students not eligible for funding from Student Finance England.

International (i.e. outside of the EU) alumni, not already receiving an International Merit Award or regional award, may be eligible to receive a 10% reduction in tuition fees when progressing to postgraduate study at Middlesex. Find out more from your nearest regional office.

For further information please visit the Alumni Bursary page.

NB: Students already holding another Middlesex Scholarship (e.g. Academic Excellence Scholarship) are not entitled to the Alumni bursary.

 

School and subject specific scholarships and awards

Award name                      

Value           

Eligibility

 

Criteria

The David  Caminer Postgraduate Scholarship in Business Computing

£5,000

First year MSc student in the School of Science and Technology

 

Student who has demonstrated excellent academic potential.

Postgraduate Photography Award

£5,000

First year MA Photography student

 

External photography student who has achieved a 2:1 or above and accepted a place on the course.

Photography Progression Award                        

£2,000

First year MA Photography student

Middlesex undergraduate students who have achieved a 2:1 at undergraduate level in photography. 

MSc Health Psychology Scholarships

 

£3,000 towards tuition fees

First year MSc Health Psychology student

 

Student who has displayed academic and/or professional achievement or potential.

The Textile Alliance Scholarship for Masters in Design

Tuition fees and living expenses

First year MA Design student normally residing in Hong Kong

 

Available to a permanent resident of Hong Kong who has been accepted to study Masters in Design.

Sports Scholarship 

£2,000

Any undergraduate or postgraduate who particpates in sport at Middlesex University

 

Athletes who are able to demonstrate significant achievement in a chosen sport.

The New London Graduate School Studentship

Balance of fees and stipend

Current Media or design postgraduate student

 

Must be currently enrolled on one of the courses listed and demonstrate academic excellence.

Santander: Academic Excellence Scholarship

11 x £5,000

Any undergraduate or postgraduate

 

South American students with excellent academic potential.

Santander: Work Based Learning Scholarship

£5,000

Work Based Learning student

 

Student who has demonstrated academic excellence.

Santander: Formula Scholarships 

 £4,200

Any undergraduate or postgraduate student

 

South American Students with excellent academic potential.

Santander: Mobility Scholarships 

 £2,000

Any undergraduate or postgraduate student

 

Two students are given the opportunity to study abroad.

 

 

Recipients of all the awards below must attend the Scholarships & Awards ceremony in November 2014.

 

The David Caminer Postgraduate Scholarship in Business Computing (Supported by the Leo Foundation and AIT Trust)

This generous £5,000 postgraduate scholarship is available to one UK postgraduate student each year. The scholarships will be available to students who have demonstrated excellent academic potential. Applications are welcome from students who have fulfilled the admission criteria and been offered a place to study for a postgraduate degree based in the School of Science & Technology. A student will only be entitled to one award during his/her period of study with Middlesex University.  

Deadline: Monday 22 September 2014

Application Form

Postgraduate Photography Award

This £5000 award is available to a photography student who has achieved a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level and wishes to study on the MA Photography programme at Middlesex University.  Applications are welcome from students who have been offered (conditional or unconditional) and accepted a place on the MA Photography programme.  You will need your tutor, teacher or mentor to nominate you for this award to ensure you are on track. 

Photography Progression Award

This award is available to two Middlesex undergraduate photography students who have achieved a 2:1 or above and wish to progress onto the MA Photography programme at Middlesex University.  The award will be made annually to two students, up to the value of £2000 each.  You will need your tutor, teacher or mentor to nominate you for this award to ensure you are on track.

MSc Health Psychology Scholarships

A £3,000 scholarship, funded by friends and alumni of Middlesex, is available to students applying for entry to MSc Health Psychology as a full-time student for September 2014. The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who demonstrates exemplary academic and/or professional achievement or potential. Applications are welcome from students who have been offered (conditional or unconditional) and accepted a place on the MSc Health Psychology programme.  Students who receive a scholarship from another organisation cannot apply.  

Deadline: Monday 22 September 2014

Application Form

The Textile Alliance Scholarship for Masters in Design

This gold standard scholarship allows a high achieving student who is a permanent resident in Hong Kong the opportunity to study full time for a one-year masters programme in a Design discipline at Middlesex University in London. The student will be assessed on their design skills and ability by our academic staff in London and our Regional Director in Hong Kong. The scholarship will fund tuition fees and living expenses in London for the duration of the programme.

Sports Scholarship

The award will be made annually to three students up to the value of £2000 each.  We welcome applications from athletes who are able to demonstrate a significant achievement in their chosen sport, and who can also provide a strong case for the benefit that the scholarship will make in enabling them to pursue their sporting ambitions.  Download the application form.  This will need to be submitted alongside two written references relevant to your application (e.g. from tutors or coaches) and copies of any relevant certificates.

Deadline: Monday 22 September 2014

Application Form 

The New London Graduate School Studentship

For 2013-14, students on programmes in art, design and media have been able to apply for fees and maintenance grants from the New London Graduate School, of which Middlesex is a member.

Normally available from October, one studentship is being advertised for students already enrolled, to pay the balance of their fees and a stipend, where eligible, from January to September 2014. 

Eligible Middlesex programmes are:

  • MA Fashion
  • MA Graphic Design
  • MA Interior Architecture
  • MSc Media Management
  • MA Fine Art
  • MA Photography
  • MA Film

You can find details of the award here and an application form here.  The application deadline is 2nd January 2014. 

Santander Academic Excellence Scholarship

Available to students residing in South America who have received an unconditional offer to study at Middlesex University in London, this scholarship will be awarded as a £5000 reduction from tuition fees applied upon enrolment.  The award is available only for the first year of undergraduate or postgraduate study.  Postgraduate applicants must have completed their degree at an accredited institution.  Eleven scholarships will be awarded each year from 2013-15. 

Email the Americas and Caribbean regional office; [email protected] to apply and for more information. There is no deadline, however awards will be allocated based on application date so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  

Santander Work Based Learning Scholarship 

This award, in the form of a £5000 reduction in tuition fees, is available to Work Based Learning students who have demonstrated academic excellence.  You must have applied, or be currently enrolled on an undergraduate or postgraduate/doctoral programme within the Institute for Work Based Learning. Please submit a completed application form to [email protected] including your academic or employer references and a 500 word personal statement outlining why you merit this award, by Monday 14th July 2014. 

Santander Formula Scholarships 

One award of £4200 towards the students’ fees.  Awarded to South American students demonstrating excellent academic potential.

Santander Mobility Scholarships 

Two awards of £2000 each are available for exchange students resident within the UK and countries listed in the Santander Universidades scheme*.  Award to be used to support study or research both within the UK and overseas.  For further information, please contact Dr Nosheen Rachel-Naseem, Student Exchange Manager on +44 208 411 5962 or via email to [email protected] 

*Countries involved in the Santander Universidades Scheme include; Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Ghana, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, Spain, USA, United Kingdom, UAE and Uruguay  

Further information

Middlesex University offers some fantastic scholarships.  If you want to apply, get it right and stand out from the crowd with our handy guide on how to complete your scholarship application form. 

For further information on our Awards/Scholarships please contact our Scholarship and Bursary Office:

Tel: +44(0) 20 8411 6286

Fax: +44(0) 20 82036105

Email: [email protected]

 

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