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Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics scholarships – University of Reading

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Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics scholarships

Thinking about doing a master's?

The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) has a diverse range of scholarships available, including those offered by the School, the University, and by organisations outside of the University. These are offered to enable students to pursue their studies here at Reading.

Fees and Funding

For more information about tuition fees and living expenses for postgraduate study at Reading, please visit: Fees and Living Costs

GIIDAE's Scholarships

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) has extended its application period to assist offer holders wishing to apply for one their GIIDAE Scholarships.

The scholarships application period will now run until 14th August 2020. The Scholarships are available to applicants worldwide who have received an offer to study in one of GIIDAE's 12 programmes. Applications from eligible candidates will be considered during the award period, but you should apply as soon as possible as they will be assessed and awarded to eligible students as they are received.

It is hoped that these scholarships will assist students in their studies, as they pursue a variety of careers that encompass numerous global challenges such as: food production, security, and health; sustainability of agro-ecosystems; climate change, animal welfare and behaviour; poverty alleviation; social development, international development; consumer behaviour and choice.[DH1]

Applications for all of the GIIDAE Scholarships will be assessed upon receipt of the individual applications, with a turnaround of approximately three weeks.

Find out more about our scholars by visiting our Student Profiles page.

Hundreds of students are competing for a limited number of awards that are subject to availability. If the funding is all allocated before 14th August 2020, we will post a notice to this effect on our website and through our social media accounts.


additional scholarships offered through GIIDAE

We collaborate on a variety of scholarship programmes to help support students wishing to pursue their postgraduate studies with us. Our Scholarships are competitive programmes, and focus on different subjects among those on offer in the Graduate Institute. Please note that separate eligibility criteria, deadlines for application, and application processes do apply for each scholarship. We will evaluate each application as quickly as possible after it is received leading up to the final application date as per the above.

University of Reading scholarships

The University has allocated £200,000 in partial scholarships for students commencing their master's degree studies in the 2020/21 academic year. Find out more on our master's scholarships page.

Please contact the Student Financial Support Office if you have any other queries by telephone

+44 (0) 118 378 7430 or email .


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The quickest and easiest way to apply for postgraduate study at the University of Reading is through our online application service.

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