Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK for 2023

About the Scholarship:

The Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship is open to students from all nationalities who wish to pursue one or more master’s programs at Royal Holloway, University of London. This scholarship offers support for living expenses and a tuition fee reduction for the MA in Medieval Studies.

About Royal Holloway, University of London:

Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL), is a constituent institution of the federal University of London. Founded in 1879, it is located approximately 19 miles west of Egham, Surrey, near central London. Originally an all-women’s institution, it began admitting male postgraduate students in 1945 and later merged with Bedford College in 1985.

With over 10,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students from more than 100 countries, RHUL is known for its historic Founder’s Building, a Grade I listed red-brick structure inspired by the Château de Chambord in France. The university has a strong focus on research and offers a wide range of programs in various fields.

Details about Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship:

  • Scholarship Sponsor: Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Scholarship Value: Tuition fee reduction and living costs of £12,000
  • Number of Awards: One
  • Study Level: Masters
  • Host Institution: Royal Holloway, University of London

Eligibility for Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship:

To be considered for the Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be international students.
  • Must have a conditional or unconditional offer to pursue an MA in Medieval Studies at Royal Holloway.
  • Must have, or be on track to achieve, a 2:1 degree or better.

Application Procedure for Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship:

Applicants for the Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship should follow these steps:

  1. Submit your application via RH Direct.
  2. After July 26, 2023, applicants will be notified of the results of their applications.

The supporting statement should be no more than 500 words and should include:

  • Academic achievements you are proud of.
  • Reasons for choosing the degree program you’ve applied for.
  • How you plan to use the MA in your future studies and professional career, and how the scholarship will assist you in achieving your goals.

In addition to your statement, you must attach your most recent undergraduate grade transcript. Applications submitted without a transcript upload will be rejected.

A written academic reference letter (up to 200 words) is required. This reference should come from an academic who has previously assisted, taught, or collaborated with you. Ask the professor to send the reference letter directly to [email protected] via email on business letterhead.

Submission Deadline: July 03, 2023

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