Students pursuing a Postgraduate Degree in Journalism, are not left out in financial grants this season.
The University of Sheffield, is opening its doors to help students, with the Dan Walker Journalism Scholarship.
This amazing program will consist of not just two Scholarships worth £10,000 each, but also periods of work experience in Journalism and Production, and advice from Dan.
About The Awarding Institution
The University of Sheffield is a Public Research University in Sheffield, England. It was opened in 1897 and gained its royal charter in 1905.
The University is organized into five academic Faculties, composed of multiple departments.
It houses currently 28,000 Students representing over 120 Countries.
It provides Undergraduate and Graduates Degree program, in a large variety of subjects. it is known as one of the original red brick Universities, a member of the Russell Group of research intensive Universities, the N8 Group of the eight most research intensive Universities in the Northern England, and the White Rose University Consortium amongst others.
Why You Should Study At The University Of Sheffield
The University of Sheffield has a World-renowned reputation for innovation, teaching and excellence, that takes the responsibility of preparing students for the World of work, regardless of their Course.
It is named in the list of World’s Top Universities by the QS World University Rankings.
The University is committed to providing a rounded education, ensuring that all of its Graduates, leave the Institution with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in their chosen profession.
Dan Walker Journalism Scholarship
Awarding University: University of Sheffield
Department: Department of Journalism Studies
Course Level of Study: Postgraduate
Awards: £10,000 each
Number of Awards: One
Access Mode: Online (Application process is carried out online)
Nationality: UK and EU students will be accepted for this application
Deadline for the Application: 24 June 2020
What Determines Eligibility?
This award grant is available only to students, who belong to the UK and European Union Countries.
Eligible Course of Study: The grant will be awarded to selected applicants, who are seeking to take up a Postgraduate Course, in the subject of journalism.
To be eligible, applicants must also meet with the following criteria:
- Candidates must hold an offer of admission, or wish to apply, for MA Broadcast Journalism at the University of Sheffield.
- Candidate must be a resident of the UK or European Union (EU), and not charged International rate fees.
- Candidates must not be already qualified at Master’s Level, or Higher.
- Candidates must be taking on this offer as a self-funding student.
How To Apply For The Dan Walker Journalism Scholarship
The application process is divided into two parts, depending on whether or not you already hold an offer of a place, on MA Broadcast Journalism for the September 2020 stream.
If the applicant is a current student at the University, then all they need do is Click Here, and login, by using their University of Sheffield account.
For those who do not hold an offer of admission in this course yet, all they need do is to first apply for this course. After being enrolled, they can apply for this funding.
For more information on how to apply, check the admission requirements section.
Required Documents: Even though there may not be any need for documents to be included in the application, the University for the sake of your admission, may however request for documents like a transcript, copy of passport, copy of English certificate and a statement.
All interested candidates are expected to apply by using the University’s Postgraduate Online Application Form.
Applicants will also need to upload documents such as evidence of your previous qualifications, and a personal statement to support their application.
Applicants applying for a Postgraduate Program at Sheffield, are expected to achieve a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or its international equivalent as a proof of English language proficiency.
Benefits Of The Award
The University of Sheffield will be awarding two Scholarships of £10,000 each, for the students to support their studies at the Department of Journalism.