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Pro Vice Chancellor's NHS Postgraduate Scholarship 2024/25

About the award

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is delighted to offer up to four Pro Vice Chancellor's NHS Postgraduate Scholarships, worth £5,000, to NHS staff applying for one of the following Masters programmes for 2024/25:

(MSc Extreme Medicine, PgCert/PgDip and (online) programmes are not eligible.)

We are seeking to support individuals with a passion for their chosen field of study and an ambition to use their knowledge, training and skills to effect and ultimately lead progressive change.

Entry requirements

You can apply for this award if you:

• are an NHS staff member; and
• already hold an offer to study an eligible full time Masters programme from the list above at the University of Exeter in the 2024/25 academic year (September 2024 entry).

We particularly welcome applications from those holding NIHR academic clinical fellowships, pre-doctoral fellowships, or similar, in collaboration with the Medical School.

If you have yet to apply for your chosen programme then please visit our postgraduate study pages for more information.

How to apply

Applications for the scholarship should be made, once you have a programme offer, via the online application system by 17:00 (GMT) on 1 August 2024.

You will be required to respond to the following questions:

Q1: In no more than 500 words, what are your career ambitions and how have you used your studies, work experience and extra-curricular pursuits to date to pursue them?
Q2: In no more than 500 words, how will undertaking your proposed degree programme enhance your achievement of your ambitions?
Q3: In no more than 500 words, what makes you particularly deserving of a scholarship and how will it make a difference to you?

Applicants for this scholarship will be notified of the outcome of their application within two weeks of the closing date. If you are offered a scholarship then your offer email will explain how to accept it.

These scholarships are awarded as a reduction in the first-year tuition fee. They are not recurrent for subsequent years of study. Please read the full Terms and Conditions for this scholarship here.


Application deadline:1st August 2024
Number of awards:4
Duration of award:for 1 year
Contact: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Admissions Team