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HCRI scholarships and bursaries

Research trip bursaries

See our "Research Trips" pages for more information on bursaries available. 

HCRI bursary – MA/MSc courses

Deadline for application - 1 February 2016

Apply through the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures funding application. 

Elys Roberts Scholarships – postgraduate certificate in Global Health (PG Cert)

Deadline for application - Sunday 07 August 2016, 23:59 (UK-GMT)

A total of two Elys Roberts Scholarships are available for 2016/17, to fund the PG Cert tuition fee.

The Elys Roberts Scholarship is intended to support those most in need, and is awarded based on a number of criteria including reference, and the quality of the reflections in the applicant's personal statement. 

Amount: £2,100

Eligibility criteria:

  • This bursary is tenable for one year only
  • Applicants may be of any nationality
  • Candidates must have submitted an application for a place on the PG Cert programme by the bursary application deadline
  • Students who have already accepted full scholarships or bursaries for September 2016 entry or are already in receipt of a full scholarship or bursary are ineligible to apply

To apply for the bursary:

  • Applicants must complete the PG Cert admissions application process, including online admissions form, tailored reference, and personal statement
  • Applicants should state their interest in the award within the funding section of the online application form
  • Applicants must provide a personal statement of no more than 350 words detailing why they wish to study this course and what they think they will bring to it. Within their statement they should include details of any prior learning undertaken within a professional context. The personal statement should be submitted alongside the online application and other supporting documentation.

Conditions of any PG Cert Bursary Award:

Bursary Award Holders have a commitment to:

  • agree to have their profile made available to donors (name, affiliation, photograph)
  • provide a blog entry for each module they complete
  • engage with requests for video testimonials if possible during their course
  • write a testimonial at the end of their course
  • provide feedback on completion of course to enable HCRI/IFRC to measure the impact of the bursary award

HCRI bursary for Red Cross Red Crescent members - postgraduate certificate in Global Health (PG Cert)

Deadline for application - Sunday 07 August 2016, 23:59 (UK-GMT)

HCRI honours its partnership with the IFRC by offering a number of competitive bursaries to which only members of the Red Cross Red Crescent Societies may apply.

These HCRI Bursaries are intended to match-fund the Movement staff development award.

Amount: £1,050 (1-year, half fee)

Eligibility criteria:

Overview:

These bursaries are:

  • intended to support those most in need, and are awarded based on a number of criteria including reference, and the quality of the reflections in the applicant's personal statement;
  • tenable for one year only (commencing September 2016);
  • open to applicants of any nationality.

Criteria 1: The applicant must have submitted a complete application to the online Postgraduate Certificate in Global Health, including application form, tailored online reference, and personal statement. Entry requirements and application process details can be found here.

Criteria 2: The applicant must have successfully applied to, and be able to provide evidence of receipt of, the Movement's staff development award.

Criteria 3: The applicant must be a volunteer or staff member with the Movement (i.e. IFRC/ICRC/RCRC). A reference from an appropriate colleague within the Movement is not essential but would support your application.

Students who have already accepted full scholarships or bursaries for September 2016 entry or are already in receipt of a full scholarship or bursary are ineligible to apply.

To apply for the bursary:

  • Applicants must complete the PG Cert admissions application process, including online admissions form, tailored reference, and personal statement
  • Applicants should state their interest in the award within the funding section of the online application form
  • Applicants must provide a personal statement of no more than 350 words detailing why they wish to study this course and what they think they will bring to it. Within their statement they should include details of any prior learning undertaken within a professional context, and the impact the bursary award would have on the applicant and their work in the Movement. The personal statement should be submitted alongside the online application and other supporting documentation

Conditions of any PG Cert Bursary Award:

Bursary Award Holders have a commitment to:

  • agree to have their profile made available to donors (name, affiliation, photograph)
  • provide a blog entry for each module they complete
  • engage with requests for video testimonials if possible during their course
  • write a testimonial at the end of their course
  • provide feedback on completion of course to enable HCRI/IFRC to measure the impact of the bursary award