De Montfort University is committed to supporting its graduates to enhance their careers and personal development through further study. We are therefore delighted to offer successful De Montfort University alumni a £500 scholarship towards the full tuition fees of the following types of postgraduate courses:
# Full-time Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters courses in many subjects, studied on campus at DMU Leicester
# Distance learning/online Masters courses
# Full-time MPhil/PhD research degrees in any subject, studied on campus at DMU Leicester
Please note that a few of our postgraduate courses are not included in this scholarship scheme. To confirm whether your choice of course is included in the scheme, please contact the Faculty admissions team to who you are applying directly, or look at our listing online.
The scholarships are available for courses starting in September 2007 (or between September 2007 and June 2008 for MPhil/PhD research degrees).
To qualify, you must have previously studied and successfully completed a course, of nine months or more in duration (full-time, part-time or distance learning), at any De Montfort University UK campus. This includes, of course, all students who will graduate in Summer 2007 and who would like to progress onto one of our postgraduate courses.
All UK, EU and Overseas students are eligible to apply.
We will award up to 75 x £500 scholarships. There will be a capped number of scholarships awarded by Faculty, as follows:
# Faculty of Art and Design: up to 10 scholarships*
# Faculty of Business and Law: up to 30 scholarships**
# Faculty of Computing Sciences and Engineering: up to 10 scholarships
# Faculty of Health and Life Science: up to 5 scholarships
# Faculty of Humanities: up to 20 scholarships***
* Excludes PGDip Architecture
** Includes full-time ACCA and CIMA courses – successful applicants will be awarded £250 in Year 1 and £250 in Year 2 for these courses. Excludes all distance learning (DL) LLMs and DL LPC/GDL professional legal courses.
*** The Faculty of Humanities are offering Alumni Scholarships to part-time postgraduate applicants also.
Scholarships will be allocated on a first come, first served basis to applicants holding an offer of a place on the course they wish to study. Please follow the instructions below carefully if you wish to apply. Please note that these scholarships are not awarded automatically to DMU alumni – you must apply as below. If you do not complete all the necessary stages as instructed, you will not be eligible to receive a scholarship.
How to Apply: We will award the scholarships on a first come, first served basis so you should make your application as soon as possible.
1. Choose the course to which you would like to apply. If you would like further information or advice, please contact the Enquiry Centre on +44 (0)116 257 7513, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Faculty to which you wish to apply directly – you’ll find contact details in any of our prospectuses or online.
2. Complete and submit an application form for the course you wish to study. You can do this online at dmu.ac.uk/pgapp or in hard copy. Application forms can also be requested from the Faculty to which you wish to apply. If your application is successful, you will be sent an offer letter. You may already be holding an offer of a place on a course starting in September 2007.
3. Once you have your offer letter (Conditional or Unconditional), and you wish to apply for an Alumni Scholarship, write to (letter or email): Eleanor Wood, Marketing Department, Portland Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH (UK), or email: email@example.com
In your letter/email, please write: I am holding an offer of a place on ___________________ (course) starting in September 2007 (or other date for PhD) and I would like to apply for one of the £500 Alumni Scholarships 2007. I previously studied _______________ (course) at De Montfort University and completed the course successfully in ___________ (year of graduation).
Please also provide your date of birth, your application reference number and/or your previous DMU student number (if you know it).
Deadline for Applications: If you wish to apply for an Alumni Scholarship you must write to Eleanor Wood, as above, before 31 July 2007. No applications received after this date will be accepted under any circumstances.
Allocation Process: As we receive letters/emails of application as above, we will date stamp them and file them. The scholarships will be allocated by Faculty on a first come, first served basis. The week following the deadline of 31 July 2007, we will write to the first 75 applicants and offer them the Alumni Scholarship. These 75 recipients will be asked to respond and accept the scholarship within 14 days. If we do not hear from any of the recipients within the stated deadline, their scholarship(s) may be offered to the next applicant(s) in the date order in which applications were received. The £500 scholarship will be deducted from the full tuition fee at enrolment.
# All UK, EU and Overseas alumni are eligible to apply for the scholarships.
# Both self-funding and sponsored students are eligible to apply.
# You must have successfully completed your previous study in full at DMU to qualify, and have no outstanding debts with the University.
# You must have studied a full-time/part-time/distance learning course of at least one year in duration at DMU (UK campus) previously to qualify. Prior study in any subject area is acceptable.
# Evidence of your previous study at DMU may be required before a scholarship is allocated.
# No cash alternatives will be offered and the scholarship cannot be transferred to any other course at DMU or to any other nominated recipient.
# Valid only for September 2007 entry – scholarships cannot be deferred with an application until September 2008 or later.
# For overseas students who are also entitled to a 5% discount for early payment of their fees in full at enrolment, the £500 will be deducted first from the full fee, then the 5% discounted from the reduced fee.
# If an applicant is allocated a scholarship but then withdraws their application or does not enrol onto the course for any reason, the scholarship may be offered to another applicant.
# The University reserves the right to withdraw or not allocate scholarships at any point before they are allocated.
For further information about the scholarships and/or the courses, visit dmu.ac.uk, call +44 (0)116 257 7513 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.