City, University of London are delighted to offer students exciting scholarship opportunities across the journalism department.
Nick Lewis Scholarship
City, University of London are delighted to announce the Nick Lewis Scholarship.
The object of the Nick Lewis Memorial Trust is to advance the education of the public, particularly in the field of journalism through the provision of scholarships, financial aid and support.
City are proud to offer an exclusive scholarship for our master's in International Journalism.
This exciting scholarship is for £10,000 from the Nick Lewis Memorial Trust and a fee reduction of £2,000 given by the City’s Journalism department.
In order to be eligible for this scholarship, students must:
- Hold an unconditional offer for the Master’s in International Journalism at City, University of London
- Be able to demonstrate financial need through production of a case for support (You must have qualified for a Maintenance Loan during your Bachelor’s Degree)
- Complete 500 word statement on “How has Covid-19 affected international journalism?
Please email you applications to email@example.com
Closing date for 2021 entries is: 1st June 2021
Interview dates are to be confirmed.
2020 Scholarship Applications
Applications for 2020 are now open. Please email you applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The deadline for applications is 31st July 2020
- Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place the week commencing 17th August
- Available to Home Students only.
The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation Scholarship
Studentships for the MA in Financial Journalism at City, University of London
The decision on awarding support, and the amount, is solely at the discretion of the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation, who will interview shortlisted candidates.
However, students interested in applying for the studentships, and who have been offered and accepted a place on the MA in Financial Journalism, must submit their applications through the MA Financial Journalism office, who will ensure that they qualify and forward their application to the Marjorie Deane Foundation.
To apply for these studentships, the following is required by the foundation:
- A covering letter explaining why you want to pursue a career in financial and business journalism, and why you need financial support to enroll in the MA Financial Journalism programme.
- A CV outlining your background, education, and achievements
- A research proposal of no more than 500 words, examining an important topic in business, financial or economic journalism, and explaining how you would approach it.
The deadline for Overseas and EU applicants is 14 May 2021.
The Deadline for UK applicants is 11 June 2021.
Applications must be submitted electronically, with the subject line Marjorie Deane studentships, attention Martin Chivers, MA Financial Journalism course administrator at Martin.Chivers.email@example.com.
The Stationers’ Company Postgraduate Bursary Scheme
This postgraduate bursary programme provides support for young people on a variety of MA and MSc courses, including City’s MA Magazine Journalism.
Successful students will each receive a bursary of £6,000 and will be offered the opportunity to receive mentoring during their studies from an appropriate member of the Stationers’ Company, taking into account the specific interests of the student.
The bursaries for City, University of London are funded with support from The Printing Charity.
Criteria and participating institutions:
Applicants must normally be under 25 on 1st September 2021, resident in the UK, and classified as paying UK tuition fees. If you are between 25 and 30 and wish to apply, please discuss your application with the relevant Course Director and Administrator. Applicants must hold a conditional or unconditional offer for one of the identified courses below.
The application form should be submitted to the relevant Course Administrator by Friday, 21st May 2021. Applications must be supported by two references, one academic and one personal from someone of standing who can support the financial statements made in the application. The course team will draw up a shortlist of up to three students from each university whose names will be submitted to the Foundation. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview at Stationers’ Hall in London in the weeks commencing 21st June and 28th June 2021. It is essential that applicants are available for these interviews. Each relevant course director will be part of the interview panel.
Please note that due to the current circumstances it is likely that the interviews will be held virtually.
BAFTA UK Scholarship Programme
The BAFTA UK Scholarship Programme is part of their charitable activity to support talented people at all stages of their career in film, games and television. The MA Broadcast Journalism and MA Television Journalism are two of the degrees included in the list of eligible courses.
The programme is open to British citizens in need of financial assistance to take eligible undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar receives up to £12,000 towards their annual course fees, as well as mentoring support from a BAFTA member, winner or nominee and free access to BAFTA events around the UK.
Applications for 2020/2021 are now open. If you are interested in becoming a BAFTA scholar, please apply here. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 26 May at 5pm.
General Bursaries and Awards
In the past we have had very generous scholarship opportunities through some big industry leaders (see below for a few examples). This year we hope will be no exception (though we cannot guarantee future sponsorship). We announce all our scholarships here.