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Department of Criminology bursaries

Each year the Department of Criminology offer up to ten bursaries, worth £2000 each, for new students.

NUMBER OF BURSARIES

  • Five bursaries are available for undergraduate and five for postgraduate applicants.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • You must have a confirmed place on one of the following courses: BSc Criminology, MA/LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice and MSc Criminology .
  • We encourage applicants from non-traditional routes into study and those who help fulfil the College's widening participation and encouraging social mobility mission.

VALUE OF FUNDING

  • The bursaries will be in the form of a reduction in fees for one year only, though students can apply again for subsequent bursaries the following year. Please note that bursaries for part-time students will be awarded on a pro-rata basis.
  • We encourage applicants from non-traditional routes into study, and those who help fulfil the College’s widening participation and encouraging social mobility mission.

HOW TO APPLY

  • You must have a confirmed place on your chosen course and should submit a 600-word supporting statement along with evidence of academic achievement or the potential for academic achievement (for example: reference letters, a sample of writing and, for those applying for postgraduate courses, a transcript of grades).
  • Your supporting statement should cover why you want to study criminology, why you have chosen the programme that you have, how you plan to make use of your studies once you graduate, and what difference the bursary will make to you.
  • You should  to the Head of Department. Please use 'Bursary application' as the subject of your email. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of academics in the Department of Criminology, and you may be invited for an interview or asked for additional information as required.

CLOSING DATE FOR FUNDING APPLICATION

  • The closing date for applications is in August each year.
  • Applications will be reviewed by a panel of academics in the Department of Criminology, and you may be invited for an interview or asked for additional information as required.