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Snowdon Masters Scholarship

About the award

Level: Masters
Course: Any 1 year Masters programme
Country: All
Value: Up to £30,000
No. of awards: unknown
Deadline: 1st April 2022

More information

Snowdon Masters Scholarships

Investing in inspirational disabled leaders. Funding up to £15,000 for a UK Masters course and a £15,000 allowance while studying.

Accelerating disabled leaders through post-graduate study

The Global Disability Innovation Hub and Snowdon Trust have now opened applications for students applying for any master's programme that starts after July 2022 and before September 2023.

We're looking for brilliant disabled students with the ability to become leaders of the future. Successful candidates will join a unique network of high achieving disabled leaders working together to inspire future generations.

Applications will close at midday on the 1st April 2022. 

Scholarships Information

The scholarship has been designed to identify and accelerate talented disabled individuals through higher education.

Snowdon Masters Scholarships are up to a maximum of £30,000 per successful student - with up to £15,000 available towards master's fees and a £15,000 p.a. allowance while studying.

The scholarship is aimed at;

  • Students with excellence in a field, with the ability to demostrate their ambitious drive to suceed now and into the future
  • Students who can communicate a leadership mindset and have willingness and potential to influence change

Who should apply

Open to national and international disabled students the Snowdon Trust and GDI Hub are looking for individuals with the ability to create change and influence others. This could include excellence within a chosen field of study, or the ability to demonstrate leadership through work place or extracurricular activities.

If you are living with an impairment and have a proven drive for success, we would encourage you to apply. We know that genuine leaders often take unique career paths - this scholarship is open to both students who have recently completed an undergraduate course, and those wishing to return to study from the workplace or following a career break.

Applications and selection

All candidates are advised to read the 'frequently ask questions 2022', the 'Guidance and Qualifying Criteria' and 'application questions 2022' downloads prior to completing an application.

To apply you will need to complete their online form through their own portal.

We advise candidates to download the applicant questions, and prepare your answers in a word document before completing the online form. You will not be able to save and return to an application using the online form.

To apply visit the Snowdon Master Scholarship website

Snowdon Trust

Snowdon Trust provides grants to physically disabled and sensory impaired students studying in the UK. Established by the First Earl of Snowdon, who contracted polio as a child, the trust has gone on to support over 3,000 students through higher education. Visit the Snowdon Trust website for further information.

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