Scholarship overview

  • Degree level

    Postgraduate taught

  • Value

    An award between £5,000 and £15,000

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status

    Home, Overseas

  • Mode of study

    Full time, Part time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline


  • Additional information

    Scholarship page

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Physics

Eligibility criteria

This award is only available to successful applicants of the Security and Resilience: Science and Technology MSc course.

The decision is based on excellent academic and professional records, supported by relevant references and a strong personal statement from your course application.

Please note: This scholarship is not available to continuing students.

Application process

Apply to the Security and Resilience: Science and Technology MSc course as usual.

Applicants to the scholarship also need to prepare an application answering the following questions:

1. As part of the MSc, students will complete a three-month project over the summer, focusing on an area within security and resilience. Please write a short summary of an idea you would be interested in pursuing as your long project (please note this does not have to be the project you select when taking the MSc).

2. Describe some of the major challenges or trends to global security and resilience, and add a personal perspective on what you think is not discussed or understood enough?

3. The potential impact of receiving the bursary

Please write a maximum of 500 words per question, and attempt all questions. The scholarship application must be submitted to by 24 May 2024.

Additional information

Up to three scholarships with a value of up to £15,000 each are awarded each year to successful applicants of the Security and Resilience MSc course. These can be put towards your fees and other expenses, and do not have to be paid back.


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