It is World Water Day this week (22 March 2017) and there are plenty of opportunities at Cranfield University to get funding for postgraduate study in water and sanitation. The Cranfield Water Science Institute has an international reputation for its transformational research and teaching in the science, engineering and management of water in the municipal, industrial and natural environments. Cranfield delivers a number of MSc programmes and supports a large cohort of PhD and EngD research students. So how will you make a splash and get a Cranfield degree? Check out these scholarship opportunities at Cranfield.

Cranfield Water High Achiever Scholarship for Africa

Cranfield University has recently launched the Cranfield Water High Achiever Scholarship for Africa which is worth £6,000 towards your tuition fees. To apply: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay to africascholarship@cranfield.ac.uk. Please include the student application number and course name in the essay and the title of your email. Applicants must be graduates with a first class honours in their undergraduate degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. The scholarship is for Water MSc courses at Cranfield University and the deadline for applications is 31 March 2017.

Cranfield Africa Scholarship

Also for students from Africa is the Cranfield Africa Scholarship which is worth £4,000 towards your tuition fees. To apply: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay to africascholarship@cranfield.ac.uk. Please include the student application number and course name in the essay and the title of your email. Applicants must be graduates with a first class honours or upper second-class honours undergraduate degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. The scholarship is for Water MSc courses at Cranfield University as well as Energy, Environment and Agrifood.

The Lorch Foundation Bursary

The Lorch Foundation is an educational trust supporting Cranfield students with bursaries of up to £5,000. The Foundation supports UK and international students in full-time Master’s courses in Water. Applicants should possess a minimum 2:1 UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or Physical Sciences or related discipline, and have been offered a place on the 1-year full-time MSc in Water and Wastewater Engineering, Community and Water Sanitation or Environmental Water Management.

Marshal Papworth Scholarships

Marshal Papworth provide opportunities for students from developing countries to gain the agricultural and horticultural skills needed to achieve a sustainable future for themselves and their communities. Cranfield University are able to offer two Marshal Papworth Scholarships per year. These Scholarships cover the full tuition fees and provide a living allowance. They are available to overseas students from developing countries. The Marshal Papworth website provides more details about the award and the eligibility criteria for those wishing to apply for one of these scholarships. Applications have now closed for 2017/18 but will open at the end of the year for those wishing to study in 2018/19.

For more information on anything in today’s blog please contact the Student Immigration and Funding Office by email: studentfunding@cranfield.ac.uk or skype: studentfunding1.

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