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Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund

Purpose

The Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund is a charitable endowment which was established in 1868 by a Victorian philanthropist by the name of John Clark. He was a thread manufacturer and prominent citizen from Paisley. The fund is now governed by Rules laid down in a 1974 Scheme (as varied with the consent of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator in 2013).

Eligibility

Applicants must be resident in the United Kingdom for tax purposes. Applicants can either be (a) graduates of the University of Glasgow or Strathclyde studying for, or applying to study for, a subsequent degree at a university in the UK or abroad; or (b) graduates of any university in the UK or abroad studying for, or applying to study for, a subsequent degree at the University of Glasgow or Strathclyde.

Award Value

Normally between £500 and £1,500

Application procedure

There is an annual application process. Applications can be submitted between 1st March and 1st October each year. Applications must be submitted online here. Interviews of candidates selected for consideration are held in Glasgow at a Governors’ meeting during November. Interviewees will usually be notified within a week of the interviews whether they will receive an award. Awards are normally paid to successful applicants before the end of the year.



University of Glasgow

WORLD CHANGERS WELCOME

University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and has been changing the world since 1451. UofG is a World Top 100 University and ranks consistently among the very best for its teaching and research – and for its contributions to academia, industry and society as a whole. We currently have over 2,500 research staff and over 7,000 postgraduate students across four colleges – each with its own Graduate School serving as a networking, support and social hub for all students. Glasgow places great emphasis on fostering teaching and research of the highest standard, and on promoting pathways for success beyond its postgraduate programmes via skills development and career support.

Wherever you are in education, and in life – and wherever you want to go – University of Glasgow shares and supports your ambitions. World changers are welcome here, in Scotland’s vibrant, multicultural and forward-thinking city.

RANKINGS:

The University is:

• ranked joint 73rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022
• ranked joint 86th in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings 2022
• ranked 2nd in the Russell Group for student satisfaction and teaching (NSS 2021)

The city of Glasgow

• is the UK’s third largest city and one of the world’s top student cities
• has a lively nightlife with more than 700 bars, pubs and nightclubs and seven cinemas
• is the UK’s first UNESCO City of Music, host to around 130 music events every week
• is consistently voted as the top place to shop in the UK, outside London’s West End
• is home to over 90 parks and public gardens
• has more than 20 museums and art galleries including the Riverside Museum
• has excellent transport links with two international airports

Contact Details


  • www.gla.ac.uk
  • 0141 330 6828; (0) 141 330 2000
  • 0141 330 2000
  • University Avenue
    6 University Gardens
    Glasgow
    Lanarkshire
    G12 8QQ
    United Kingdom

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the University of Glasgow by using the links below.




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