About the scholarship
The scholarship aims to support students achieve their career aspirations, which are made possible by undertaking this qualification.
For the purpose of the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, applicants only qualify if they meet the following criteria:
- Students who have graduated from a Falmouth University undergraduate degree in 2020– either through Falmouth University or validated by Falmouth University through one of our partner organisations*
- UK domiciled students
- Only applicants who meet all the normal academic admissions criteria for the relevant full master's courses at Falmouth University will be considered
- Applicants who already hold a postgraduate qualification (from any institution) will not be considered
- Only new entrants to postgraduate study will be considered. Currently enrolled or intermitting or withdrawn postgraduate students will not be considered
- Applicants currently engaged in further-study at any institution will not be considered
- Applicants must commence their studies in academic year 2021/22
*Students who studied with our partner institutions (linked above) for any other qualification will not be considered. This includes students who (only) completed the Foundation Diploma; a postgraduate qualification or undergraduate degree which was not validated by Falmouth University.
How to apply
1. You should apply for the postgraduate course(s) in the normal way
2. You don't need to wait to be accepted on your course to start to apply for a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship. There is a form to complete, to apply for the scholarship. Applicants should complete the application form:
3. The form asks a number of questions to support with application, including a 500-word statement, answering the following question:
- 'How will the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship support my career objectives?'
4. The form needs to be completed by 23:59 on 8 August 2021
5. Applicants will be informed of the outcome by 13 August 2021
6. If you are successful in being awarded a scholarship, you will need to ensure you have paid your acceptance fee by 1 September 2021 in order to receive the scholarship
How the scholarship will be awarded
Scholarship will be awarded based on the applicant's academic achievement in their undergraduate studies and based on their 500-word statement submitted with their application.
Applicants should consider:
- Any specific and personal barriers they have faced in attaining their undergraduate degree
- Plan for their future and how this scholarship will support their plans
The application will be assessed by relevant course leaders and/or head of subject. Applicants will be made aware of the result of their scholarship application after the deadline has passed.
Terms and conditions
- If awarded, The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship will cover 100% the tuition fees of the postgraduate course
- The scholarship will be withdrawn if a student withdraws mid-year
- Successful applicants, who then choose to defer to a later year, will lose their offer of a scholarship
- Decisions by the University are final
- Applicants cannot receive more than one scholarship
- Scholarship includes the Graduate Loyalty Discount
- Successful scholarship recipients cannot add additional discounts. This scholarship includes or supersedes any other discounts, scholarships or awards