Great Scholarships: Anglia Ruskin University

Great Scholarships: Anglia Ruskin University

20 January 2014 by Roy Southil

Anglia Ruskin UniversityAnglia Ruskin has campuses in Cambridge and Chelmsford, in the east of England, close to London. Students from over 140 countries attend Anglia Ruskin. About 1,500 international students are studying in the university.

Courses and number of scholarships

BA (Hons) Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Management (1)
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management (1)
BA (Hons) Marketing (1)
BA (Hons) Music (1)
BA (Hons) Illustration and Animation (1)
BA (Hons) Interior Design (1)
BA (Hons) Film and TV Production (1)
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (1)
BSc (Hons) Economics (1)
BSc (Hons) Audio and Music Technology (3)
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (3)
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (4)
BEng (Hons) Electronics (3)

Tenable at: Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

Value: 2000 Pounds each (Rs.202,000).

Eligibility criteria:
Entry requirements for students from India
For entry into year 1 of an undergraduate Bachelors degree, you’ll need to have one of the following:

  • HSC/Standard 12 with an overall average of 50% from the West Bengal exam board
  • HSC/Standard 12 with an overall average of 55% from the following exam boards: CBSE, Delhi, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu
  • HSC/Standard 12 with an overall average of 60% with at least 40% in a minimum of 5 subjects from any other exam board
  • A recognised foundation qualification

English language requirements
Candidates will be required to meet a minimum level of English language to study at Anglia Ruskin as detailed below.

For Undergraduate Bachelor Degrees
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the 4 elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Accepted equivalents to IELTS

TOEFL IBT: 87
Cambridge: CAE Grade C or FCE Grade A/B
Pearson: 59

Exceptions
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
BA (Hons) Music
BA (Hons) Illustration and Animation
BA (Hons) Interior Design
BA (Hons) Film and TV Production

You are advised to confirm English language requirement with the International Admissions Office of the university.

Further information: Visit International Students Page

Name: Austin Brown
E-mail ID: austin.brown@anglia.ac.uk

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1 Million Pounds in scholarships for study in UK

Great Scholarships for study in UK

20 January 2014 by Roy Southil

Britain is one of the top destinations for higher education. In the recently published QS World University Rankings 2013/14, four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK. To know more, visit: QS World university rankings.

The QS report also reveals that a survey was carried out with 27,000 graduate employers and found that graduates from UK universities are among the most employable, with employers rating five UK universities among the world’s top 10.

Here is a great opportunity for those who are planning to study in Britain. The British Council offers scholarships worth almost 1 million pounds. 370 scholarships for 260 under-graduate and post-graduate courses are offered at 36 UK institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The British Council established as the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. The British Council was established in India in 1948. They operate nine libraries and cultural centres in key centres in India.

The participating universities are:

Anglia Ruskin University
Bangor University
University of Bedfordshire
University of Birmingham
Bournemouth University
Cardiff University
University of Chester
De Montfort University
University of Derby
Durham University
University of Edinburgh
Falmouth University
University of Glasgow
University of Hertfordshire
University of Huddersfield
Kingston University
Leeds Trinity University
University of Leeds
University College London
London Business School
Middlesex University
The University of Northampton
Nottingham Trent University
The University of Nottingham
University of Portsmouth
Queen’s University Belfast
University of Reading
University of Roehampton
Royal Holloway University of London
Sheffield Hallam University
University of Sheffield
University of Strathclyde
University of Westminster.

Bangor University Scholarships for India. Read…

The courses funded by the Great Scholarships and the participating universities will be covered in detail in the coming days.

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CHARLES WALLACE FELLOWSHIP IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2013-2014

CHARLES WALLACE FELLOWSHIP IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2013-2014

Subject area: Social Anthropology or Sociology.

Tenable at: The Queen’s University of Belfast, UK.

The Charles Wallace India Trust and the Queen’s University of Belfast, UK, invite applications for the 2013-2014 Charles Wallace Fellowship from Indian social anthropologists or sociologists with proven records of excellence in both research and international publication.

The Charles Wallace Fellowships are funded by the Charles Wallace India Trust and administered in India by the British Council. They are intended for Indian academic or professional social anthropologists or sociologists in their 30s or early 40s who would benefit from a period of study in a British university whilst contributing to the life and work of the host institution.

Value: The total value of the Fellowship is approximately £5000 (£4000 contributed by the Charles Wallace Trust and £1000 by Queen’s University Belfast) which will cover national and international travel and a monthly stipend of about £1200. The Queen’s University of Belfast will assist with finding residential accommodation. The University will provide office space and computer facilities.

How to apply: There is no application form. Applicants should send an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a letter of application indicating how they would spend the time at Queen’s University. Two samples of published work must also be submitted. Applications should be sent to: Marie George, Anthropology Office, School of History and Anthropology, Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK.

Selection procedure: The selection is made by Anthropology in consultation with the Trustees’ representative in London who will write to the successful applicant confirming the terms of the Fellowship. This letter can then be used by the Fellow as official support for a visa application. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests match the following subject areas of the school: ethnic conflict, international borders, environmental anthropology, anthropology of performance, anthropology of art, human rights, emotions, and medical anthropology.

Last date of applying: Applications for 2013-2014 should reach Anthropology by 30 September, 2013. Tel. +44 (0) 28 9097 3876

Further information: Email to Marie George: m.george@qub.ac.uk, Anthropology Website: http://www.qub.ac.uk/sa/
Also visit: http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofHistoryandAnthropology/Research/CharlesWallaceFellowship/

The Charles Wallace Trust Grants and Visiting Fellowships

Charles WallaceThe Charles Wallace Trust Grants and Visiting Fellowships

The Charles Wallace Trust is among the largest givers of Grants and Fellowships to Indians for professional education and research in UK. The Charles Wallace Trust Grants and Visiting Fellowships are awarded by Charles Wallace Trusts, established in 1981 with funds bequeathed by Charles Wallace. He was born in Calcutta in 1855. He was a successful British businessman who did business in India in the late 19th century. He was one of the founders of the well known Shaw Wallace Company. He died in London in 1916 at the age of sixty. After  providing for his family, he left the bulk of his estate for charitable work. As directed by him in his will, Trusts were set up in the United Kingdom for each of the four countries that were part of former British India: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Burma (Myanmar) to extend assistance to the nationals of those countries to obtain education and professional development in the United Kingdom.

The four Trusts established to carry out Charles Wallace’s wishes were registered as United Kingdom Charities:
The Charles Wallace India Trust
The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust
The Charles Wallace Bangladesh Trust
The Charles Wallace Burma Trust
Each trust has its own independent Board of Trustees.

About Charles Wallace India Trust
In 1981, following an agreement between the Indian and British governments, The Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) was established as an English charity. The British Council played a central role in establishing the trusts, as one of the three original trustees, and still plays a key role in the Charles Wallace India Trust operations. During the last 30 years CWIT has made about 2700 grants. British Council India advises on CWIT’s work and gives valuable administrative support including guidance on applying for a visa.

The Charles Wallace India Trust gives grants to Indians in the early or middle stages of their careers who are living in India and working or studying in the arts, heritage conservation or the humanities. The grants enable successful applicants to achieve their artistic, academic or professional ambitions by attending programmes in a number of Universities and Institutions of higher learning in the United Kingdom.

The categories of grants available include fully-funded awards; visiting fellowships in agreed subjects at specific institutions; grants for research and professional visits; grants for doctoral study; and grants to attend the Scottish Universities Summer School.

Further information about the various types of grants available, and guidance on eligibility and how to apply, can be found on the website of the British Council in India: http://www.britishcouncil.org/india-scholarships-cwit.htm. Or Email:cwit@in.britishcouncil.org. Grants and Fellowships offered by the Charles Wallace India Trusts will be featured in this website shortly. Keep visiting for more scholarship opportunities.