The Jusoor and LSE Scholars at Risk Scholarship

The Jusoor and LSE Scholars at Risk Scholarship offers financial support for a student from Syria for a master’s degree at London School of Economics (LSE). This scholarship is jointly funded by Jusoor and LSE Scholars at Risk, an LSE-wide initiative co-ordinated from the Centre for the Study of Human Rights.

One scholarship will be offered for the 2016/17 academic session. The scholarship has a value of £40,000, which will cover the full tuition fees with the remainder to support living expenses in London.
All full-time master’s programs at LSE are valid for this scholarship.

The scholars will also be affiliated to the Middle East Centre at LSE for the duration of their degree and will be invited to play an active part in the intellectual life of the Centre.

How to apply

Eligibility: Applicants should be residents in Syria or people who have left Syria because their lives have been impacted by the current conflict.

To apply, you need to submit an application for admission to a taught masters program at LSE. The Graduate Admissions Office will acknowledge your application and provide information about how to set up an LSE For You online account. This account will allow you to track the progress of your application for admission, and will provide you with access to the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application Form.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must have completed the 2016/17 LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form and have received an offer of admission (conditional or unconditional) by 5pm UK time on 27 April 2016. You must complete Section G – Personal Statement.

The selections process will be carried out by LSE, and successful applicants will be notified by the end of July 2016. For more information, visit the scholarships page on LSE’s website.

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