Al-Habeeb Scholarship for the MA in Multimedia Journalism 2015/16

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£5000 for 1 year

  • Application deadline:
  • Oct - 2015*
    *This is the last application deadline supplied by the provider for this award, we are currently working on updating this information.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • Postgraduate
  • Subject area:
  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Number of awards:
  • 1
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • All international, EU, UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • One Al-Habeeb Scholarship, worth £5,000 will be awarded for the full-time MA in Multimedia Journalism, in the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science. To apply for the Al-Habeeb Scholarship, you must: Apply to, and receive an offer of a place on, the full-time MA Multimedia Journalism degree programme at Manchester Metropolitan University for 2015 entry. Download and complete the Al-Habeeb Scholarship Application Form and read the terms and conditions (on the final page of the form). The Al-Habeeb Scholarship Application Form asks the applicant to write a personal statement of approximately 1000 words, which should cover the following four areas: (a) demonstrate an interest in writing and/or debating about BME issues (giving specific examples of academic/writing experience where/if possible); (b) provide examples of how to tackle stereotypes and myths about BME communities through journalism; (c) suggest ways to improve communications between BME communities and host communities; (d) describe how an applicant would be an advocate and champion for BME community issues during their studies and after completing the programme. The answers to the four sections will be allocated points and used by the Al-Habeeb Scholarship Awarding Panel to select the Scholarship recipient. Submit your CV together with the completed Al-Habeeb Scholarship Application Form. The CV will be used to corroborate experience outlined in the personal statement.
  • Application details:
  • Candidates must apply to, and receive an offer of a place on, the full-time MA Multimedia Journalism degree for 2015 entry before applying for the Scholarship. Submit your Al-Habeeb Scholarship Application Form, together with your CV to: Email: giving@mmu.ac.uk Post: Alumni and Development, Manchester Metropolitan University, Bellhouse, Lower Ormond Street, Manchester, M15 6BX, United Kingdom

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