The 4 exclusive scholarships can be availed by students applying for a one year Masters programme at the University for 2019-20.

University of Glasgow offers special scholarships to Kerala students hit by 2018 floods
news Education Thursday, March 07, 2019 - 16:57

Students affected by the catastrophic Kerala floods of 2018 have been offered scholarships by the University of Glasgow in Scotland. In a unique initiative, the university is offering 4 scholarships to students from Kerala, who are looking to do a masters programmes in the country.

Named the ‘Glasgow Kerala Scholarships’, the university will sponsor 4 students from flood hit Kerala who have applied for 1 year PG programmes at colleges under the varsity in the year 2019-2020. Selected students will be offered scholarships worth 10,000 pounds each, to realise their dreams of studying abroad. The criteria for eligibility includes that students applying must be the residents of India and Kerala at the time of applying. They must have offers for a place for PG programmes for 2019-2020 offered by the University’s many colleges

The application process is to be done completely online and the applicant has to first complete filling the online scholarship application form. Applicants must submit their full names and ID proofs along with the form. Further, two documents with proof of address from August 2018 (when the flood occurred) till the date of application must be attached to the form. The documents can include the Utility bill, Phone bill, Mortgage statement/lease agreement, Permanent Driving License and Aadhaar Card.

The form must be mailed to scholarships@glasgow.ac.uk on or before April 30, 2019, the website says. Further, applicants will be advised on the results of their applicant a month after it closes, on May 30, 2019.

The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the United Kingdom and one of the 4 ancient universities of Scotland, having been founded in the year 1451. The public research university is ranked 93rd best in the world according to the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education. The university is part of the 24 Russel Group universities which includes Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh and others public research institutes from the UK. The Russel group was founded in year 1994 and is headquartered in London. 

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