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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

The University of Glasgow is in the world's top 100 universities and the UK's top 10. We have been welcoming world changers since 1451 and have dedicated ourselves to inspiring great minds from the pioneer of television, John Logie Baird, to writer and produce of Doctor Who and Sherlock, Steven Moffat. Today we continue that tradition with more than 18,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 postgraduate students from across the globe each year.

Why choose the University of Glasgow?

• 91% student satisfaction (Student Barometer 2014)
• Top 100 in the world-Times Higher rankings 2014
• UK’s first UNESCO’s city of Music, host to around 130 music events every week
• Voted top in student life Which? University 2014
• Consistently voted as the top place to shop in the UK, outside of London
• Member of the prestigious Russell Group of 26 leading UK research intensive universities in the UK
• Founder member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education
• Located in Glasgow's unique west end – UK's 3rd largest city

Excellence in teaching

Our research-led approach is one of the reasons why a postgraduate degree from the University of Glasgow is so prized, but our students also benefit from opportunities to study abroad, improve their employability, take part in work placements and explore a wide range of social activities. As a result, we welcome students from more than 120 countries around the world every year. We make sure our graduates are equipped with the skills they need to compete in a global workplace, and with friendships and networks that last a lifetime.

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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