Hatfield Lioness Scholarship

Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2023-2024 at University of Durham


The Hatfield Lioness Scholarship at the University of Durham is for female students from eligible developing countries who wish to undertake a full-time taught Masters degree programme at the University of Durham. The aim is to enable these female students from developing countries where access to tertiary education is limited, to benefit from undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Durham.

The Hatfield Lioness Postgraduate Scholarship was launched as part of the celebration of 30 years of women students at Hatfield College, Durham University in 2018, and is funded by alumni, friends of the College, and other sources supportive of the scholarship’s aims.

Hatfield Lioness Postgraduate Scholarship 2023-2024 Brief Description

  • Host Institution(s): Hatfield College, Durham University
  • Level/Field(s) of study: Masters degree in any field, except MBA
  • Number of Scholarships: 1
  • Target group: Female students from developing countries (see the Official Website for eligible developing countries)
  • Level & Mode of study: Full Time Taught Master’s Degree programmes
  • Year of Entry: The Hatfield Lioness Master’s Scholarship is available for students starting a degree programme in September/October 2023.
  • Programmes: All except MBA, PhD, and research master’s programmes.

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Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2023-2024 Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship at Durham University in the UK, applicants are required to meet the following conditions:

  • Be fluent in English.
  • Be a citizen of any country around the world.
  • Not currently be receiving any other scholarship to cover the cost of their postgraduate studies.
  • Applicants must have applied for and been offered an unconditional place in their chosen master’s programme by June 2023.
  • Possess an appropriate bachelor’s degree of sufficient quality to be accepted into their desired master’s program.
  • Not already have a master’s degree.
  • Satisfy all other entry requirements for the program, including meeting the necessary English language proficiency level.
  • Lack the financial means to pursue a master’s degree in the UK through other means.

The Hatfield Lioness Master’s Scholarship Funding Details

The scholarship will cover:

  • Full payment of University tuition fees
  • Stipend for living expenses
  • One return economy air ticket from the home country to the UK, and the cost of return travel between the UK airport and Durham City
  • Fully funded, self-catered, mixed accommodation at Hatfield College
  • Settling in allowance’ on arrival
  • Cost of UK visa and the UK Health surcharge

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How to Apply for Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2023-2024

If you’re interested in applying for the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship, follow these step-by-step instructions to ensure that your application is complete:

  • Stage 1: Submit an academic application for your chosen master’s programme; within this application, you should reference your intention to apply for the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship;
  • Stage 2: Submit an application for the Scholarship via this application form;
  • Stage 3: Submit all supporting documents (Durham University offer letter, academic transcript, references, and IELTS certificate) via email to hatfield.trust@durham.ac.uk by the deadline.

Hatfield Lioness Scholarship Application deadline

31st March 2023.

Candidates will hear the outcome of their application by mid-June 2023

All Hatfield Lioness Scholarship supporting documents should be sent to hatfield.trust@durham.ac.uk after completing this application and before the deadline of 31st March 2023. These include: your Durham University offer letter (if received by then), two reference letters, a university transcript, and proof of your English proficiency (test results certificate).

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