Fully funded scholarships aren’t something that’s seen every day. But with LSE & UCT Fully-funded Double Degree Masters Scholarship program, several LSE Master’s Awards (LMA’s) are earmarked for African offer holders on the MSc double degree in Global Media and Communications (LSE and the University of Cape Town).
The Application Deadline for this scholarship offer is April 26th, 2021, and all African countries are eligible to apply for it.
It would be taken at (country): the UK and South Africa
About the LSE & UCT Fully-funded Award:
The MSc Double degree in Global Media and Communications is a unique program and offers the opportunity to study and gather experience in two cities (London and Los Angeles, Shanghai or Cape Town) with close connections and ties to global media industries.
Successful students will attend 2 top-ranking educational institutions, the London School of Economics (LSE) in London in your first year, and the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, Fudan University in Shanghai, or the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. In our ever-increasing globalized world, international experience gained on one of our Global programs is invaluable and gives students a great knowledge and experience base to work from.
Scholarship Type: Masters
LSE & UCT Fully-funded Double Degree Masters Scholarship Eligibility:
- Upper second class honors (2:1) degree or equivalent in social science, or a degree in another field with professional experience in media and communications.
- You only need to apply to LSE but you must meet both the LSE and UCT entry requirements.
- Competition for places at the School is high. This means that even if you meet our minimum entry requirement, this does not guarantee you an offer of admission.
- If you have studied or are studying outside of the UK then have a look at our Information for International Students to find out the entry requirements that apply to you.
Number of Awardees: 2
Value and Duration of Scholarship:
- This program is eligible for needs-based awards from LSE, including the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards, and Anniversary Scholarships.
- In addition to our needs-based awards, LSE also makes available scholarships for students from specific regions of the world and awards for students studying specific subject areas. In addition, a number of other internal and external funding opportunities for African students are listed here and here. Please note that further announcements on financial support may be made, including regarding students’ second year in Cape Town.
- In addition to our needs-based awards, LSE also makes available scholarships for students from specific regions of the world and awards for students studying specific subject areas.
- Selection for any funding opportunity is based on receipt of an application for a place – including all ancillary documents, before the funding deadline.
How to Apply:
You must have completed the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form AND received an offer of admission (conditional or unconditional) by 5 pm GMT on 26th April 2021. Therefore applicants are advised to apply as early as possible.
You can follow the official link here to apply as soon as possible.