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Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment

A part-time Master's course from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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Scholarship competition and bursary

Scholarship competition

For candidates demonstrating outstanding academic ability. The competition is for one £8,000 scholarship (50 per cent) for a place on the programme starting September 2017.

The Combined Graduate Fee for the course is £8,001 per year, ie £16,002 in total*. The scholarship will cover 50 per cent of the total fee for the two-year course (£4,000 in the first year, £4,000 in the second year), for entry in September 2017.

To be considered, a complete application must have been submitted via the normal route. Only applicants who meet the standard entry requirements will be considered.

The academic merit of candidates will be will be assessed based on the following:

  • Past academic record
  • Quality of the dissertation proposal submitted, in particular:

- Significance and timeliness: does it demonstrate awareness of the state-of-the-art, extend current thinking, or address national or international priority areas?
- Originality and promise: is it cutting edge, does it tackle a new area or show an innovative approach?
- Quality and rigour: is it well structured, organised and methodical, and achievable within the time available?
- Relevance to the course: does it fit within the IDBE areas of expertise and interest?

  • Performance during an interview.

The winner of the scholarship will be notified as soon as possible after the interviews have taken place. The scholarship is not transferable.

Participants awarded a scholarship might be asked to submit a short testimony for the CISL website describing their experiences on the course.

To enter the competition, please send an . Closing date for competition entry: 31 May 2017.

Download the scholarship flyer.

* Please note: The winner must be able to pay the remaining fees of £4,001 each year (£8,002 in total over two years), and meet the accommodation, food and travel costs associated with attending the residential weeks.


Bursary

For deserving candidates who are currently prevented from applying due to financial reasons. One £8,000 bursary (50 per cent) is available for a place on the programme starting September 2017.

The Combined Graduate Fee for the course is £8,001 per year, ie £16,002 in total*. The bursary will cover 50 per cent of the total fee for the two-year course (£4,000 in the first year, £4,000 in the second year), for entry in September 2017.

To be considered, a complete application must have been submitted via the normal route. Only applicants who meet the standard entry requirements will be considered.

The eligibility of candidates will be will be assessed based on the following:

  • Employment status and location. Bursaries are normally awarded to candidates who are self-funding, employed by small firms, affiliated to a not-for-profit organisation, or from the public sector.
  • Need as described in the letter submitted with the application, in particular.
  • Further details provided during an interview.

The successful applicant will be notified as soon as possible after the interviews have taken place. The bursary is not transferable.

Participants awarded a scholarship might be asked to submit a short testimony for the CISL website describing their experiences on the course.

To enter the competition, . In addition to the documentation submitted via the normal application process, a letter must be sent as an attachment to this email outlining why you require a bursary to attend. Closing date for competition entry: 31 May 2017.

*Please note: The winner must be able to pay the remaining fees of £4,001 each year (£8,002 in total over two years), and meet the accommodation, food and travel costs associated with attending the residential weeks.

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Submit your application via the Institute of Continuing Education website.

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Becky Stanley, IDBE Course Administrator