Maria Bourboulis Scholarship for study 2017 : Department of Social Policy and Social Work University of York

The Department of Social Policy and Social Work is honoured to announce the call of applications for the Maria Bourboulis Scholarship to prospective postgraduate taught students that receive offers for the following programmes:  MA in Social Policy, MA in Comparative and International Social Policy, MA in Global Social Policy and MA in Global Crime and Justice.

The scholarship is worth £12,000 covering fees (Home/EU) with the remainder paid as a stipend towards living costs. Only Home and EU applicants are eligible for this funding opportunity. The scholarship is available on an annual basis and lasts for one (1) year. To honour the memory of Maria Bourboulis we anticipate that the recipient of the scholarship will explore in their independent research study (Dissertation) historical and contemporary social and welfare problems in Southern Europe.

Eligibility

Scholarships are available to applicants who meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Have received an offer for one of the following programmes: :  MA in Social Policy, MA in Comparative and International Social Policy, MA in Global Social Policy and MA in Global Crime and Justice. You can submit a formal Masters application through the University’s online application system.
  • Begin your Masters studies in September 2017
  • Have or expect to obtain a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent prior to commencing the Masters programme.
  • If English is not your first language you should also read the English Language requirements 2017/18 for postgraduate study for each department. http://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/international/english/. We expect applicants to provide all necessary evidence for language requirements by 23:59 (GMT), 30th June 2017.

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic and work excellence. Preference will be given to prospective students that demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of South European welfare debates, contemporary problems, social policy reforms and analysis.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for a scholarship please email a completed form to: spsw-admissions@york.ac.uk 

Maria Bourboulis Fund (MS Word  , 53kb)

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2017.

 

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Contact Details/ Further Details:

Dr Antonios Roumpakis
MRes and Social Policy Masters Programmes Director

Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 1298

antonios.roumpakis@york.ac.uk

 

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