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Funding Information

There are a number of bursaries and scholarships available to the Centre Courses. For 2017/18 entry these will include a variety of full tuition fee and maintenance bursaries, as well as contribution to tuition fees only scholarships.

Please see below for more information and for further details on how to apply.

Awards Available

Further Details
NEW! CIM Home/EU Bursaries

CIM Home/EU Bursaries are available for the MA in Digital Media and Culture and the MSc in Urban Informatics and Analytics. We support six funded bursaries of £2,000 each for Home/EU students, with three attached to each postgraduate course.

Please see below

Q Step Awards & Bursaries(Home/EU)

Home/EU students who have been accepted onto a Q-Step Masters degree, including the MSc Big Data and Digital Futures

Please click here

GREAT-India Scholarships

A competitive bursary available to students applying from India. Available to all three Masters.

Please click here

PhD Funding

PhD Funding is possible through a number of sources at Warwick.

Please click here 

NEW! CIM Home/EU Bursaries

Eligibility and Deadlines

  • Open to Home/EU applicants on the following Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies Masters degree programmes:

MA in Digital Media and Culture

MSc in Urban Informatics and Analytics

  • Candidates must apply to the university and have paid their application assessment fee. All supporting documentation for the university application, including your references, must be received no later than 30 June 2017. Apply for the Masters course here
  • You must submit your application to the Masters programme before submitting your scholarship application as your Warwick ID number will form part of your Bursary application.
  • Candidates must apply for the CIM Home / EU Bursary no later than 30 June 2017. Apply for the bursary here
  • Successful candidates must obtain an offer from the university before taking up the award.
  • Successful candidates must accept their offer to receive the award by the 15 September 2017. A waiting list of potential candidates will be kept and bursaries forfeited if the offer is not accepted by this time.
  • Candidates may apply concurrently to other funding sources.

Awarding Criteria

In allocating the above bursaries, the selection committee will base their decisions on the following criteria:

  • Excellent academic performance
  • Outstanding case for support
  • Interesting and relevant individual attributes (e.g. background, relevant work experience, extracurricular activities, etc.)
  • Quality of the application statement, e.g. is it concise, well-articulated, engaging, etc.
  • For those applying to the MSc in Urban Informatics and Analytics, candidates working with city councils and public administration will also be considered very favourably.

The primary factor determining an application's success in the bursary is the strength of the case for support. This case for support should demonstrate why you fit the above criteria as well as reflect your motivations for choosing to do a CIM degree.

The case for support should be no more than 800 words in length and should differ from the statement of purpose submitted with your application to the university. We will aim to notify applicants of a decision within 6-8 weeks of the closing date.

Please note:

Applicants must complete two applications to be eligible for consideration - one for the Masters course (here) and one for the Bursary (here)

Applications with missing or late documentation will not be considered.

Successful applications must accept their offer by 15 September 2017 to receive the bursary.

Waiting list applicants will be notified by the end of September whether or not a place has been confirmed.