£32,000 in scholarships and bursary now available

01 June 2016

2016  Scholarship students

The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE), based within the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development announced today that it is offering a further £32,000 in scholarship and bursaries.

The funding is available to applicants from the UK or a member state of the European Union who are looking to study on one of the following masters programmes:

  • MSc Climate Change and Development
  • MSc Agricultural Economics (UK applicants only)
  • MSc Agriculture and Development (UK applicants only)

Dr Sarah Cardey, Director GIIDAE said: "We recognise the importance and difference that a scholarship or bursary can make to an individual's study options."

She continued: "We work with a variety of Trusts and independent bodies to assist students with their funding and are delighted to be able to offer such a significant amount. Our Masters programmes enable students to pursue a variety of careers that encompass numerous global challenges such as food production, security, and health, the sustainability of agro-ecosystems, climate change, animal welfare and behaviour, poverty alleviation, international development, consumer behaviour and choice. Such scholarships can have a huge impact, creating a wealth of opportunity."

The scholarships and bursary now available include:

Clyde Higgs Scholarships - Deadline: Friday 22nd July 2016.

The Clyde Higgs Scholarships 2016 offers five scholarships for UK applicants, worth £5,000 each towards payment of tuition fees, generously provided by the Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust, for the following programmes:

  • MSc Agricultural Economics
  • MSc Agriculture and Development

Click here for further information and to apply.

GIIDAE Bursary - Deadline: Friday 22nd July 2016.

The GIIDAE Bursary is open to students based in the UK and Europe. It offers one award of £7,000 towards payment of tuition fees to a student applying for our MSc Climate Change and Development Programme.

Click here for further information and to apply.

For further information regarding GIIDAE's programmes visit: http://www.reading.ac.uk/apd/pg-taught/apd-pgt-GIIDAE.aspx

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