David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health

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  • Full tuition waiver + £4,000 travel costs

​The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) offers the prestigious David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health to a limited number of applicants on the MSc in Global Plant Health.

Two types of scholarships are available: The David Sainsbury Full MSc Scholarship and The David Sainsbury 10% Fee Scholarship. All applicants are eligible to be considered for either the full scholarship or the 10% fee scholarship.

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University of East Anglia

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Eligibility

You are eligible for a full scholarship under these terms if you meet all these criteria:

  • You are in receipt of an offer of a place on the UEA MSc in Global Plant Health.
  • You are a national of or domiciled in a least-developed, low-income, or lower-middle-income country or territory as defined by the Overseas Development Agency Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list, version 2022-23 for entry in academic year.

There are a limited number of scholarships available and these will be awarded throughout the year, so you are advised to apply early.

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Benefits

Each full scholarship will cover up to:

the full cost of the tuition fee (£31,000 for 2023-24);

maintenance grant (exact value at the UKRI postgraduate researcher stipend level to be determined for 2023-24; in 2022-23 it was £17,668);

an additional £4,000 for travel costs (subject to valid economy class travel receipts).

Application

​Provided you meet the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be considered for the scholarship, on a competitive basis - no separate application is required.

You will be evaluated for the scholarship based on the same criteria used to evaluate your application to enrol on the course. The criteria are: academic achievement and academic awards together with knowledge/experience/potential of molecular biology, genetics, molecular interactions, data science such as bioinformatics and statistics, laboratory skills, and independent study.

There are a limited number of scholarships available and these will be awarded throughout the year, so you are advised to apply early.