Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Overseas Student Bursaries to study at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London, UK

Applications are invited from well-qualified candidates for admission to one of the following master’s degrees, all of which are undertaken in one year full-time:

• MA in Caribbean and Latin American Studies
• MA in Latin American Studies
• MSc in Globalisation and Latin American Development
• MSc in Latin American Politics
• MSc in Latin American Studies (Development)
• MA in United States Studies
• MSc in US Foreign Policy
• MSc in US Politics and Contemporary History
• MA in Comparative American Studies

The Institute is offering a number of bursaries of £2,000 each to support overseas students to study at the Institute from October 2010.

The bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence as demonstrated in the application and judged by the Institute admissions committee.

The bursaries will take the form of a reduction in the overseas student fee payable. Applicants who are not required to pay overseas fees are not eligible for this bursary. For other funding opportunities, please see www.americas.sas.ac.uk/postgraduate_study/grants.htm.

There is no separate application form for the Overseas Student Bursary – all eligible applicants for an Institute master’s degree programme will be considered for the award. However, only applicants who have been offered a place at the Institute, and who have accepted their offer by 30 June 2010, will be considered for the Overseas Student Bursary. Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of July 2010.

For further details, please contact Ms Kalinda Hughes, Academic Support Officer, Institute for the Study of the Americas, email Kalinda.hughes@sas.ac.uk, or visit www.americas.sas.ac.uk.

The Institute for the Study of the Americas promotes, coordinates and provides a focus for research and postgraduate teaching on the Americas - Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States - in the University of London.

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