Deadline : 31 January 2018
Location : University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
Duration : 1 year
Type : Partially-Funded
We are delighted to announce two Prospect Burma scholarships in partnership with the University of East Anglia (UEA). Together we are offering 2 graduates from Myanmar the opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree in the fields of Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies, or Literary Translation. The successful applicants will receive full funding for a full-time, one-year Master’s degree course at the University of East Anglia for the 2018-19 academic year.
The scholarship is an opportunity for 2 graduates from Myanmar to study at one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The successful applicants will gain knowledge,skills, experience, and contacts that will enhance their career prospects and support them to make a real contribution to the development of Myanmar’s creative and cultural industries.Each Scholarship recipient will receive a full fee-waiver as well as up to £9135* to cover
accommodation and other living costs for the academic year.
*Where possible Prospect Burma will provide accommodation as a gift in kind at least equivalent to the value of 50% of the award to be deducted from the total.
In order to be eligible the student must:
- Undertake an MA in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies or Literary Translation (with opportunities to take
modules in Creative Writing)
- Must be a Myanmar national
- Provide evidence of their community work through volunteering and/or community service
- Be looking to return to Myanmar and make a contribution to their communities upon graduation
- Complete a dissertation connected to Myanmar.
Ideally students will come from disadvantaged backgrounds and be able to provide evidence of this.