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Marshal Papworth Scholarships Programme 2019| University of Reading UK [Full Funding]

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Marshal Papworth Scholarships Programme into University of Reading are now available to International students, the scholarship is aimed to fund students from countries outside for the academic session 2019-20. Ready to take available courses in masters degree Program at the university. 

The Marshal Papworth Scholarships Programme at Reading is a merit and experience-based award, given to talented individuals who demonstrate that they have the potential, at the end of their Master’s programme, to motivate people and communities in their home country towards positive change. The Scholarships are offered in collaboration with the Wallace and Muriel Hurst Fund.

How to apply for scholarship: 
Applicants are to apply for Marshal Papworth scholarship online at the scholarship program web page (Read further and Apply)

Marshal Papworth Scholarships Programme

Scholarship Description

Scholarship Applications Deadline
The Marshal Papworth Scholarships application deadline/closing date is  February 21st 2019.

Course Level

Scholarships are available to pursue masters degree programme.

Field of Study

Scholarships are awarded to study the following listed courses offered in masters degree program by the university.

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Scholarship Award/Values

The scholarships award worth full funding of students fees.


Applicant must be an international students ready to take a master degree program at the university.

Study Location

Scholarship are offered for degree study in UK.

Scholarship Eligibility


Applicants must meet the following requirements;

Candidates who fully meet the criteria will then be shortlisted against three main factors: academic excellence, professional experience (includes experience gained in a voluntary capacity), and the potential for contribution to development in their home country after completion of their degree programme. Shortlisted applicants will then be reviewed by a selection panel chaired by the Director of GIIDAE.

1. Candidates must have demonstrable work or voluntary experience working in community development and/or agricultural development.

2. Candidates must have a 2:1 or 1st class degree at the undergraduate level (we use NARIC to assess degree equivalency).
3. The awards enable Scholars to study on any one of the following one-year postgraduate Master’s courses offered by the Graduate Institute of International Development and Applied Economics (GIIDAE) at the University of Reading:

  • Agriculture and Development
  • Applied International Development
  • Climate Change and Development
  • Communication for Development
  • Environment and Development
  • Food Security and Development

4. At least one scholarship will be awarded to the MSc Agriculture and Development. The remaining scholarships will be awarded to applicants across a range of the remaining degree programmes.

5. The candidate should usually be from one of the countries listed in Appendix 2 and be domiciled in that country at the time of their application. These have been derived based on countries with a GNI per capita below $11500 USD, and be residing in that country at the time of application.
6. Candidates must demonstrate that they have achieved the English language requirements stipulated by the University of Reading – www.reading.ac.uk/ad-Englishtests.aspx 
7. Those who have already pursued study at the Master’s level will not normally be considered unless this forms part of the entry level criteria.
8. Candidates should normally have an unconditional offer from the University of Reading by the time they apply for the scholarship. If their offer is conditional, it will be considered, but all conditions must be successfully met immediately upon request by GIIDAE.

9. Receipt of an application form in and of itself DOES NOT mean that the candidate is eligible to apply; you must meet all of the eligibility criteria listed above.The deadline for applications February 21st 2019, 4:00 PM GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). All applications received after this date will be disqualified.

Application Procedure

How to Apply

If you want to apply for this Scholarship, you must hold an offer of admission prior to the Scholarship application deadline. Please submit your application for admission well in advance in order to ensure that your application has been processed prior to the Scholarship deadline.

It’s important an applicants must hold an offer of admission with GIIDAE on one of the eligible programs at the university.
All applicants holding an offer of admission with GIIDAE on one of the eligible programs will be sent an application form. 
 The deadline to apply for this scholarship is GMT on February 21st 2019.

Scholarship Website

Application for this scholarship is carried out online at the scholarship page click below link

Marshal Papworth Scholarships Application Form 

Marshal Papworth Scholarships information 

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