Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Dean's Scholarship

This scholarship is available to international students studying particular courses.

About the scholarship

This scholarship is available to an applicant from a country that has recently been subject to a significant adverse environmental, health or security impact, where its alleviation relates to the subject area of the selected MSc programme.

Following graduation, recipients will be expected to be an active member of the UWE Bristol Alumni Network by helping the University to promote its programmes to prospective students.

Study level

MSc (full-time)

Award values

100% tuition fees

Award duration

One academic year

Eligible Programmes

  • MSc Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice 
  • MSc Biomedical Science
  • MSc Science Communication
  • MSc Environmental Health
  • MSc Public Health
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • MSc Forensic Science
  • MSc Health Technology

Number of awards available

One for a January 2021 start date

Nationalities accepted

All classed as overseas for fees purposes

Eligible applicants must

  • have achieved the equivalent of a British first or 2:1 in an undergraduate degree
  • be applying from a country that recently has been subject to a significant adverse environmental, health or security impact, where its alleviation relates to the subject area of the selected MSc programme
  • hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS or equivalent English language is the only condition
  • be a new student to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study
  • be classed as overseas for fees purposes
  • not be a sponsored student or in receipt of another scholarship/award
  • provide official transcripts at the time of application.

How to apply

If applicants meet the eligibility requirements then they will be invited to apply via their UWE Welcome portal.

Applications close on Saturday 31 October and assessments will take place during November 2020.

Students who have deferred their application from academic year 2019/2020 to 2020/2021 will need to be invited again to apply for the scholarship.

If successful, applicants will be notified via their welcome portal by Monday 30 November 2020.

If you accept the scholarship, you will need to pay your £3,000 deposit to UWE Bristol within a week of receiving your scholarship offer letter. You will also have to prove that you satisfy the UKVI criteria in terms of being able to cover living costs and the remainder of the fees.

Email Peter Spencer-Phillips at Peter.Spencer-Phillips@uwe.ac.uk if you have any queries.

Read the scholarship terms and conditions.