David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health

​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 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.

 

The David Sainsbury Full MSc Scholarship

Each full scholarship will cover up to:

  • the full cost of the tuition fee (£29,000 for 2022-23)

  • maintenance grant (exact value at the UKRI postgraduate researcher stipend level to be determined for 2022-23; in 2021-22 it was £15,609)

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

Eligibility

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

 

The David Sainsbury 10% Fee Scholarship

Each 10% fee scholarship will cover up to up to 10% of the full cost of the tuition fee (10% of either £15,000 UK or £29,000 international fees for 2022/23), minus any other awards or scholarships you are in possession of that cover more than 90% of the fee.
 

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 not 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 2022-23 academic year. For example, you are a national of and domiciled in an upper-middle income country or higher income country (including the UK) according to this list.

Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees
  • Maintenance

Years Available

  • 2022

Criteria

  • Socioeconomic Related

School/Faculty

  • Faculty of Science

Course

MSc in Global Plant Health

Country / Region

  • Any

Applicant’s Nationality

  • Any

Country of Domicile

  • Any

Restrictions with other scholarships

Students enrolled on the MSc in Global Plant Health are not eligible for other UEA Scholarships

Application Process

​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:

  • your academic achievement, awards and potential

  • knowledge and experience of plant pathology, plant biology, microbiology and data science

  • leadership, management, entrepreneurship and relevant lab skills

  • independent study and teamwork

 

Deadline

To be considered for this scholarship, you need to apply for your place on the MSc in Global Plant Health by Sunday 31 July 2022.