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  • UCLan Journalism, Language and Communication Scholarship Scheme 2016/17

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

The School of Journalism, Language and Communication (JLC) at the University of Central Lancashire is delighted to offer scholarship opportunities for new, fee paying students commencing a full-time, postgraduate taught programme in the subjects (specified below) in September 2016. 

The scholarships available are:

MA Intercultural Business Communication (IBC)

  • 1 scholarship of £2000 for an Overseas student
  • 1 scholarship of £1000 for a Home/EU student

MA TESOL

  • 1 scholarship of £2000 for an Overseas student
  • 1 scholarship of £1000 for a Home/EU student

MA I & T (German)

  • 2 scholarships of £1000 for a Home/EU students

MA Interpreting and Translation (I & T) (Arabic)

  • 2 x £2,000 for an Overseas student

MA Publishing

  • 1 scholarship of £2000 for an Overseas student
  • 1 scholarship of £1000 for a Home/EU student

MA International Journalism (IJ)

  • 1 scholarship of £2000 for an Overseas student
  • 1 scholarship of £1000 for a Home/EU student

MA Journalism

  • 3 scholarships of £1000 for Home/EU students

MA Sports Journalism

  • 1 scholarship of £2000 for an Overseas student
  • 1 scholarship of £1000 for a Home/EU student

The scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in the tuition fee for one year. The student is responsible for the payment of the remainder of the tuition fee and living expenses for their period of study.

Awards are to the value specified above for each programme for the duration of the postgraduate programme of study and can be utilised in addition to the Vice Chancellor Award (£1,500) and any relevant country bursary (£1,000). The number of awards and eligibility criteria are detailed on the website. Please note that EU students will NOT be able to claim thins award in conjunction with an alumni discount.

Applications that are unsuccessful for the UCLan JLC Scholarship scheme are still eligible to receive any other bursaries, as appropriate, in the form of a reduction in the tuition fee.
Candidates for the UCLan JLC Scholarship Scheme must complete the application form and questionnaire (see below).

All applications will be assessed with consideration to the following: overall presentation; originality of thought; fluency in communication of ideas; evidence of motivation for study; ability to succeed and contribute to university life. 

Download the Application Form (.doc 72KB)

Deadline for receipt of applications is: 8th July 2016

Successful applicants will be notified no later than four weeks after the application deadline.

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must be holding an offer for one of the specified full-time, postgraduate taught programmes at UCLan for entry in September 2016
  • Applicants must be holding an offer for one of the specified postgraduate programmes on offer in the School of Journalism, Language and Communication
  • Scholarships are not transferrable and are available for entry in September 2016 only
  • ‘Overseas’ applicants must be privately funded (i.e. full fees being paid from their own or their family’s resources)
  • The chosen course must be of at least one year’s duration, be offered on campus and lead to an academic award of the University of Central Lancashire
  • Applicants must not have previously been enrolled on the same course, or a course leading to this award (e.g. DipHE or PGDip)

Applicants must be holding an unconditional offer by 8th July 2016

If you should have a query about the scholarship scheme, please contact Mr. Paul Rowe prowe@uclan.ac.uk