Deadline: the 14th of April 2023 | The Undergraduate Scholarship for Andrea Levy at the University of Edinburgh in 2023–2024 ($5,000 Stipend)
The Andrea Levy Scholarship 2023-2024 to Study at the University of Edinburgh is now accepting applications. Thanks to a bequest from the family of the late Andrea Levy, the University of Edinburgh has the honor of providing scholarships to help Black African and Caribbean ancestry applicants from socioeconomically disadvantaged homes.
The Undergraduate Scholarship for Andrea Levy at the University of Edinburgh in 2023–2024 ($5,000 Stipend)
Black, Black African, Black Other, Mixed White/Black Caribbean, Mixed White/Black African, or Black from another mixed background with Caribbean ancestry
14th of April 2023.
In 2020, the Andrea Levy Scholarships were created in honor of the multiple-award-winning author Andrea Levy. Ms. Levy, who was born in London to Jamaican parents, had deep personal and family ties to Edinburgh and to Scotland. The University of Edinburgh is proud to offer this scholarship program as a homage to her memory.
What is covered by the scholarship:
- A stipend of £5,000 each year to help with living expenses, as well as your tuition fees*.
- The scholarship is valid for as long as you are enrolled in your program of study, which is normally four years but may be longer. And this grant has no bearing on your candidacy for an access edinburgh scholarship, which can be held concurrently and ranges from £1000 to £5000 annually, depending on your circumstances. For each year of your education, a total of £10,000 is thereby made available for living expenses.
- The scholarship will pay the full amount of your tuition fees, which are typically £9,250 per year for students from the “rest of the uk.” your fees will be paid for by saas if you live in scotland.
· Possess one of the following racial or ethnic groups: Black, Black African, Black Other, Mixed White/Black Caribbean, Mixed White/Black African, or Black from another mixed background with Caribbean ancestry. Any individual with Caribbean ancestry is especially encouraged to apply.
- This is your first undergraduate program
- In the academic year 2023–2024, begin their first undergraduate full-time degree program at the University of Edinburgh.
- Been evaluated for fees as a “home” student (meaning that you ordinarily live in Scotland, England, Wales or Northern Ireland).
- Have an annual household income of less than £34,000.
The following criteria will be used to evaluate applications:
- Household income: Applicants with household incomes of $23,999 or less will receive priority. Also eligible to apply are candidates with family incomes of between £24,000 and £33,900.
- Your 600–900 word application essay outlining the academic and/or personal accomplishments you are most proud of This could involve overcoming a tough personal situation. There is no right or wrong response, and we would love to hear your experience.
- How the scholarship will help you succeed academically and why it would be advantageous to your studies.
- How your education will help your neighborhood or society in the long run.
- They may also take into account any other personal or academic situations that may have influenced or impacted applicants’ education to date.
You will be required to confirm the following details as part of the application process:
- Entire name
- If you don’t know your ucas number, use your student number (for example, s1234567).
- Curriculum of studies
- Name of the institution you are currently enrolled in ethnicity
- Inbox address
- Confirmation that you have applied for, been approved for, and anticipate receiving the maximum amount of financial aid from the government through student finance (england, wales, or northern ireland), student awards agency for scotland (saas), for tuition and maintenance loans, and that you have given the university your consent to share your information
- You acknowledge that your application and any supporting paperwork will be examined by external representatives who support this scholarship as part of the selection process.
- Acceptance that the selection process would include using your ucas references (personal and supporting statements).
- Candidates who have been shortlisted will be asked to an interview to go through their goals and ask any questions they may have.
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