The Siren Associates Scholarship

The Siren Associates Scholarship is available to applicants who are of Lebanese nationality, who were born in and who are a resident of Lebanon, and also to Palestinian nationals, and nationals of other countries, who are currently resident in Lebanon. Applicants must be enrolled on the MA Conflict, Governance and International Development course at UEA as a full-time student.

Siren Associates Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation that works across the Middle East on a range of security sector and public sector reform programming. Based in Lebanon and Jordan, they design and implement projects that bring about positive change in the systems, processes and capabilities of civil security and broader public sector institutions. 

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial support and the opportunity of an international educational experience to a talented and motivated student who is interested in these issues and who can demonstrate a clear wish to build their career in this sector in Lebanon post-graduation.

The opportunity for a paid internship with Siren Associates Ltd in Beirut will be offered to the successful scholar, and may be taken either as a Development Work Placement module during the one year of study, or immediately after the completion of the course. This will be by interview with Siren Associates. 

 

To apply for this scholarship for September 2022, you must complete an application form. Please also note that you may be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process. 

Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees
  • Maintenance

Total Value

£30000

Annual Value

£30000

Number Available per Year

1

Years Available

  • 2022

Criteria

  • International Fees
  • Self Funded

School/Faculty

  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • International Development

Course

MA Conflict, Governance and International Development

Country / Region

  • International
  • Middle East

Academic Excellence

Applicant must demonstrate strong academic ability and potential.

Applicant’s Nationality

  • Any

Country of Domicile

  • Lebanon

Further Criteria

Can be any nationality but must be resident in Lebanon. Must have a clear wish to build their career in this sector in Lebanon post-graduation.

Restrictions with other scholarships

Cannot be in receipt of any other scholarships or awards.

Application Process

To be considered for this scholarship, please complete an application. The deadline for applications is the 3rd June 2022. 

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Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

Is available to applicants who are of Lebanese nationality, who were born in and who are a resident of Lebanon, and also to Palestinian nationals, and nationals of other countries, who are currently resident in Lebanon. Applicants must be enrolled on the MA Conflict, Governance and International Development course at UEA as a full-time student. Applicants should demonstrate a clear wish to commit to living and working in Lebanon at the end of their studies. The applicant must be prepared to interview for the internship opportunity with Siren Associates which is for a minimum of 6 weeks in Beirut. 

 

Applicants must be self funded which means they do not have any other financial support to help fund their fees e.g, no other scholarships or awards.