The University of Warwick, UK is offering an opportunity worth £3,000 or 50% of the current tuition fee to students who want to undertake a degree programme at the Institution through the TESOL International Master’s Scholarships.
This scholarship opportunity help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to teach English as a global language. You will develop a critical understanding of the evolving nature of English as a global language and consider the effectiveness and appropriateness of different methodological approaches. You will become empowered to examine the connections between research, theory and professional practice, and think about TESOL in new ways.
The idea for a university in Warwickshire was first mooted shortly after World War II, although it was not founded for a further two decades. A partnership of the city and county councils ultimately provided the impetus for the university to be established on a 400-acre (1.6 km2) site jointly granted by the two authorities. There was some discussion between local sponsors from both the city and county over whether it should be named after Coventry or Warwickshire. The name “University of Warwick” was adopted, even though Warwick, the county town, lies some 8 miles (13 km) to its southwest and Coventr city centre is only 3.5 miles (5.6 km) of the campus. The establishment of the University of Warwick was given approval by the government in 1961 and it received its Royal Charter of Incorporation in 1965. Since then, the university has incorporated the former Coventry College of Education in 1979 and has extended its land holdings by the continuing purchase of adjoining farm land. The university also benefited from a substantial donation from the family of John ‘Jack’ Martin, a Coventry businessman who had made a fortune from investment in Smirnoff vodka, and which enabled the construction of the Warwick Arts Centre.
The university initially admitted a small intake of graduate students in 1964 and took its first 450 undergraduates in October 1965. Since its establishment Warwick has expanded its grounds to 721 acres (2.9 km2), with many modern buildings and academic facilities, lakes, and woodlands. In the 1960s and 1970s, Warwick had a reputation as a politically radical institution.
Eligibility criteria for the TESOL International Master’s Scholarships
- Applicants must be UK or international students who have accepted the offer at the University of Warwick as full-time students.
- Applicants must have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
- Applicants must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests: IELTS – 6.5
Eligible Countries: International
Value of Award: Tuition fee
Number of Awards: 3
Eligible Field of Studies: Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programme at the University of Warwick can be applied for.
Method of Application: Applicants can start their admission application on the university portal. Please apply for the scholarship by sending this to [email protected] marked ‘MA TESOL Bursary’ by the deadline.
Application Deadline: 31st July 2022.
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