BAME fee waiver bursary for MRes Anthropology / MRes Visual Anthropology

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A single fee waiver bursary is available for new students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds ordinarily resident in the UK and who have applied for and been accepted on the / programmes starting in September 2021. The bursary is part of the department’s commitment to racial justice by creating a new pathway for emerging BME scholars.

Number available

1

Year of entry

2021

Eligibility criteria

Students who wish to complete the MRes in preparation for an MPhil/PhD in Anthropology are eligible, whether they are enrolled full or part-time. If you are a part-time student, then the fee waiver will be divided equally across the two years of the programme.

In order to qualify for the award, you will need to have been accepted onto either the MRes Anthropology or MRes Visual Anthropology. For further information about the MRes and how to apply please visit the departmental webpage.

Application deadlines

The closing date for applications is Monday 5 July 2021 at 5pm and the successful candidate will be notified at the beginning of August.

How to apply

In order to qualify for the award, you will need to have been accepted onto either the MRes Anthropology or MRes Visual Anthropology. You must also submit a short 300-500 word statement indicating your reasons for applying to undertake a research degree in anthropology at Goldsmiths and outlining your longer-term aspirations. You may wish to identify potential sources of funding for the MPhil/PhD. The short statement must include student name, degree applied for and applicant/student number. It must be submitted by e-mail to the PGR admissions team, Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths at anthpgr-admissions@gold.ac.uk, by Monday, 5 July, 20201 at 5pm. Qualifying candidates will be assessed on academic merit judged by their previous academic achievements and academic references, the quality of their research proposal and fit with Goldsmiths anthropology.