Postgraduate Student Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Postgraduate Student Scholarship Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions of applying for and obtaining scholarship whilst studying at Schumacher College

1. Students may send in a scholarship application with their application for a full-time Masters place on the programme of their choice. To apply, applicants must submit a written statement to the question published for the programme of their choice. The statement should be no longer than 500 words and submitted alongside your application.

2. The scholarship amount will be awarded as a one-off deduction from the tuition fees.

3. Final Scholarship decisions will be communicated to both successful and unsuccessful applicants on 27th April 2018.  This date has been chosen to allow all applicants time to apply up until our closing date of 29th March 2018 

4. Applicants must apply for the full programme on a full-time basis.

5. Scholarship Applicants are not obliged to be resident at the College.

6. The decision will be based on a combination of (a) what is deemed by the Programme Coordinator as the best response; (b) the course application form; (c) a successful interview; (d) evidence the individual can cover the remaining fees. The decision is not based on financial need.

7. Scholarship applicants, both successful and unsuccessful, are also eligible to apply for a bursary at the same or at a different time.

8. Any financial information provided will remain confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of The Dartington Hall Trust.

9. Schumacher College reserves the right not to consider an applicant for a scholarship if the entrant is, or has previously been in debt with the Dartington Hall Trust and/or Schumacher College, has previously been withdrawn from the College on Academic grounds, has submitted fraudulent documentation or inaccurate/incorrect information to the College previously.

10.  Applicants must be available for interview if required (in person or via telephone/Skype).

11.  Applicants may not under any circumstances defer take-up of the scholarship until a later date.

12. The decisions taken by the Programme Co-ordinator are final and not subject to appeal.

13.  Scholarships will be agreed for full-time Masters student’s only.

14. Scholarship recipients who switch to part-time study will be required to immediately pay back to the College 100% of funds awarded.  The College may apply discretion where exceptional circumstances are deemed to apply.

15. Scholarship recipients who withdraw from their Masters programme at any point will be required to immediately pay back to the College 100% of Scholarship Funds awarded commensurate with the process outlined in the Tuition fee Policy for Withdrawn or Interrupted Students 2017-18.  The College may apply discretion where exceptional circumstances are deemed to apply.

16. Students in receipt of a scholarship must agree to participate in the College’s evaluation process, including completing a Report Form, for returning to the College at the end of their course.

October 2017