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Gender Studies Community Bursaries

Please note that all information for this scholarship was valid for 2017-2018 applications only. Information below is available for reference only. We’ll confirm scholarships for 2018-2019 applicants from September 2018 onwards.

Key Facts

Fee status

RUK, European, Scottish


Postgraduate (taught)


Number of Awards

Value of Awards

£600 full time students, £300 part time students



Background information

The University of Stirling is delighted to announce the Gender Studies Community Bursary scheme for study beginning in September 2018.

Eligibility and availability

This scheme offers a bursary of £600 (£300 a year for part-time students) against fees for the MSc/MLitt in Gender Studies (Applied). 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 2018-19 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.

Please note that applicants are not eligible to accept both the Gender Studies Bursary and a University of Stirling Postgraduate Merit 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 ( 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 Karen Boyle.

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