International Water Association and Cranfield University Excellence Scholarships

Cranfield University

Cranfield, , GB

A new generation of highly skilled professionals is urgently needed to deliver sustainable and resilient responses to the challenges of increasing water stress. In response to this, Cranfield Water Science Institute is, in collaboration with the International Water Association (IWA), offering 15 full-fee scholarships across our MSc courses in Water & Wastewater Engineering, Water & Sanitation for Development and Advanced Water Management. Read more

Those awarded the IWA Excellence Scholarships will have their fees (at overseas or UK rates) paid and will also benefit from enhanced engagement with the IWA Young Professionals programme, providing excellent opportunities to develop a global peer network.

The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis and you can apply only once you have been offered a place on one of the three eligible courses. Successful applicants will have a strong academic or work experience record and will be effective communicators.

At a glance

  • Funding valueFull tuition fees
  • Suitable for Applicants fromRest of World, UK, EU
  • Deadline30 Apr 2020
  • Funding provider(s)International Water Association & Cranfield Water Science Institute

What it covers

Full tuition fees for those studying a full-time master’s course in water.

Who can apply

Citizens of any country can apply for a scholarship, but you must be applying to study full-time on an eligible master’s course and hold a relevant first class or 2:1 honours degree, or demonstrate significant practical experience and achievements in water or an aligned sector.

Further information

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an interview expected to be held around mid-May 2020.

All applicants should be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of May 2020.

How to apply

You must have an offer of admission on an eligible full-time master’s course before applying for the scholarship. To apply for one of our MSc courses, please complete the online application form.

Once you have your six-digit Cranfield application number use the link below to submit your scholarship application.

Apply now

Applications close on Thursday 30 April 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

You must complete the online application form and upload a short written submission (500 words) on one of the Sustainable Development Goals. Please explain in your submission how you think this SDG is best delivered and what new tools, technologies or innovative interventions are available to deliver it.




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