Postgraduate Ambassador Scholarship

Please note, the deadline to apply for the Postgraduate Ambassador Scholarship has now been extended to Monday 13th July 2020, Midnight (UK Time).

Glasgow Caledonian is the University for the Common Good.  Our mission is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and this is at the heart of all we do, especially in our social innovation teaching and research.

What is the scholarship?

Full tuition fee scholarship up to £15,000.

Please note, you must have an offer to study a Master's programme at GCU London and be at UNCONDITIONAL offer stage before you submit your application.

Who can apply

Any international student who can demonstrate how they have contributed to the 'Common Good' and are looking to commence studies in September 2020 on a Master's course at either our London or Glasgow campus.

As part of the application you will be required to submit a video of no longer than two minutes telling us about yourself and how you have contributed to the common good. Please detail the link of your Youtube or Vimeo video on the application form.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview in person or via skype mid-June.

Requirements

You will be required to sign and agree to the Ambassadors Charter which will be requirements that the successul applicants must undertake, as noted below:

  • Record 3 vlogs/blogs about your experience as a student of Glasgow Caledonian University London.
  • At least 1 social media takeover, for example, instagram live.
  • Be in attendance and adopt an ambassadorial role at relevant events, for example our Open Afternoons.
  • 1 hour per week as a Unibuddy, helping answer prospective students' questions about life at Glasgow Caledonian University London.

Application notes

This scholarship is very competetive so please ensure your application details the impact your Common Good activity has made.

  • Have you helped others less fortunate?
  • Have you set up a project designed to help your community?
  • Have you volunteered?
  • Detail your financial need and how you will support your living costs in line with UKVI requirements.
  • Please detail how you would like to further impact the Common Good after graduating.


Applications close on Monday 13th July 2020, Midnight (UK Time)

Terms and conditions

  • Must hold an offer of study with GCU before applying or the application will be rejected.
  • You must be able to cover your living costs in line with the UKVI requirements when applying for a Visa.
  • All awards are non-transferable to any other programme or academic session if you are awarded the scholarship.
  • Only applicants on a full-time taught postgraduate Masters course are eligible to apply.
  • No late applications will be accepted.

By applying to the scholarship you are agreeing to the role of Ambassador of Glasgow Caledonian University London, which will involve undertaking the following tasks:

  • Record 3 vlogs/blogs about your experience as a student of Glasgow Caledonian University London.
  • At least 1 social media takeover, for example, instagram live.
  • Be in attendance and adopt an ambassadorial role at relevant events, for example our Open Afternoons.
  • 1 hour per week as a Unibuddy, helping answer prospective students' questions about life at Glasgow Caledonian University London.

You will be required to sign a consent for for video, audio and photography with copyright notice.