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Gender Studies Community Bursaries

Key Facts

Fee status

England, Northern Ireland, Wales, European Union, Scotland


Postgraduate (taught)


17 Jun 2019

Number of awards


Value of awards

£600 full time students, £300 part time students


All EU

This scheme offers a bursary for students taking the MSc/MLitt in Gender Studies (Applied) and working in a paid or voluntary capacity with one of our community partners.

Background information

This scheme offers a bursary of £600 (£300 a year for part-time students) against fees for the MSc/MLitt in Gender Studies (Applied).

Eligibility and availability

To be eligible, applicants should be working in a paid or voluntary capacity with one of our community partners at the time of application.

Our community partners for 2019-20 are Scottish Women's Aid, Forth Valley Rape Crisis, Glasgow Women's Library, Women's Support Project, LEAP Sports, Zero Tolerance and Engender and Scottish Queer International Film Festival or other organisations in the equality sector.

Please note that applicants are not eligible to accept both the Gender Studies Bursary and a University of Stirling Postgraduate Merit Scholarship. For this scholarship, the University of Stirling is offering any UK or European Union student with a First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) a £2,000 scholarship to study full-time on any taught Masters course or £1,000 for part-time study.

How do I apply?

Applicants simply need to email the Programme Director Kirsty Alexander on to indicate their intention to apply and note that they would like to be considered for the bursary as part of their personal statement in their application.

Applicants should also provide a reference from a colleague in the partner organisation as part of their application.

Contact us

For more information contact Programme Director Kirsty Alexander.

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