Hatfield Lioness Postgraduate Scholarship – Durham University


Deadline: March 31, 2024

The aim of the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship is to enable a female student from a developing country where access to tertiary education is limited to benefit from undertaking postgraduate study at the Durham University. The scholarship was launched as part of the celebration of 30 years of women students at Hatfield College, Durham University in 2018, and is funded by alumni, friends of the College and other sources supportive of the scholarship’s aims.

Hatfield College aims to award the Lioness Scholarship to an individual who has the academic and personal qualities to enable them to complete and benefit from a postgraduate course, and who will also act as a positive ambassador for their home country in Durham, and put their enhanced knowledge and skills gained from the master’s programme and experience in Durham to good use for the benefit of their society when they return home.

Applicants must have applied for and been offered an unconditional place on their chosen master’s programme by June 2024
Applicants must not be in receipt of any other scholarship to fund their postgraduate studies
Applicants must be or identify as a woman

Level & Mode of study
Full Time Taught Master’s Degree programmes.

Year of Entry
The Scholarship is available for students starting a degree programme in September/October 2024.

All except MBA, PhD and research Master’s programmes.

Further information
Applicants should:

hold a relevant honours degree of sufficient standard to be admitted to your chosen Master’s course ; and
have all other course entry requirements including the relevant English language qualification;
not hold a Master’s degree; and
not otherwise have the financial means to study for a Master’s degree in the UK.

Funding Details
The Scholarship will cover:

full payment of University tuition fees
stipend for living expenses
fully funded, self-catered or fully catered, mixed accommodation at Hatfield College
one return economy air ticket from the home country to the UK, and the cost of return travel between the UK airport and Durham City
‘settling in allowance’ on arrival
cost of UK visa and the UK Health surcharge.

the Scholarship does not provide funding for dependants, nor for travel during the Scholarship.
accommodation is for the Scholarship holder only; dependants cannot be accommodated.


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