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  • MSc EduAT Scholarship

    • Fee Status

      Rest of UK, Scottish

    • Subject

    • Value

      Up to £9,150

    • Level of Study

      Postgraduate

    • Mode of Study

      Part-time

    • Start Date

      January 2022

    • Duration

      2-years

    • Country of domicile

      UK: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

      EU:

      International:

 

Eligibility

  • The following Fee Status applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship: Scottish, RUK
  • Scholarship funding is limited, please only apply for this scholarship if you have already exhausted all other avenues (both internal and external to your employing organisation) of funding the MSc EduAT course fees
  • The MSc EduAT scholarship will only be used to meet the tuition fees for a student to undertake the MSc EduAT. The scholarship will fund fees only and will be paid directly to the University for this purpose
  • Prospective recipients of the MSc EduAT scholarship award must meet the pre-requisite entry requirements of the programme. This means that scholarship applicants must either be:
    • Current MSc EduAT students in their first year
    • Prospective MSc EduAT students who already hold an offer
  • Students must be employed in a not-for-profit UK based organisation that has education as a core objective, such as a Local Authority, MAT (multi-academy trust) or third sector (charity run) school or college or other allied charitable organisation.
    • For the avoidance of doubt, applications from those employed by for-profit companies, even where these companies provide services such as education or social care shall not be considered for this scholarship.
    • It is expected that all students who are employed full time in an education organisation would complete the course via the part-time route

Further Information

The Key Facts Document provides further information

Do I have to apply?

Students will provide in addition to their standard application form and personal statement (which must show interest and motivation in the content of the MSc EduAT) a 1,000-word essay responding to the question: "What is the difference that this scholarship will make in terms of how you plan to apply the MSc EduAT curriculum within your working context for the direct benefit of students/pupils and colleagues".

A full MSc EduAT Scholarship Rubric. A summary follows:

  • Demonstrate a positive view and understanding of disability and the methods by which AT can support independence, achievement, and empowerment
  • Evidence a person-centred approach to assistive technology assessment, provision, and ongoing support
  • Describe the impact that the scholarship will have on both you and your employing organisation
  • Appropriately describe the planned impact on colleagues through your application of a ‘train the trainer model’ and include in your answer evidence to show you recognise the importance of multi, inter, and trans-disciplinary working
  • Demonstrate a commitment to accessibility by submitting an accessible document

Applicants should note the following:

  • You must email your application to: msceduat@dundee.ac.uk by the deadline for consideration ahead of the general January 2022 MSc EduAT application deadline.
  • The deadline for 2021/22 scholarship applications is Friday 3 December 2021 at 12:00 midday (UK time)
  • You must already hold an offer or be an existing EduAT student in order to apply, so please apply for the MSc EduAT programme first. Only apply for the scholarship if you hold an offer and meet the other criteria for the scholarship.
  • Should your application for a place on MSc EduAT be contingent on being awarded a fee scholarship, you may decline an MSc EduAT place offer should you not be awarded a scholarship, prior to matriculation.
  • The deadline for general EduAT applications for the January 2022 intake is Friday 17 December 2021 at 23:59 (UK time)

Contact Us

If the answer to your enquiry is not included in our Key Facts Document or Terms and Conditions, please email msceduat@dundee.ac.uk. We will need your Application ID number, or if you have not yet applied please ensure you provide enough information to allow us to answer your enquiry.