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The Discount Displays Scholarship Programme

Apply now for the 2014/15 academic year.
The Discount Displays Scholarship, awarded by a leading supplier of display and graphics products. We are proud to offer these annual scholarships to help students reach their full potential in their studies.

The aim of our scholarship is to recognise the skill required to create successful and exciting marketing & graphic design campaigns in today’s marketplace. We will be awarding £1,000 to the student who demonstrates passion and talent for their subject. Our scholarship is open to all UK based undergraduate students who are enrolled on a graphic design, marketing or business related subject.

As well as the financial package, the recipient of the scholarship will also get long term mentoring, industry advice and promotion through our various marketing channels.

Eligibility

The scholarship is available to all undergraduate students who will be enrolled in a graphic design, marketing or business related course for the 2014/2015 academic year. Applicants must be attending a UK based university.

Students must be able to prove they are enrolled at a UK based university. This proof is to be attached along with the application. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 10th September 2014.

How To Apply

To apply for the scholarship, read the guidelines below, then click the ‘apply now’ button below or e-mail your application directly to scholarship@discountdisplays.co.uk before the 10th September 2014.

Option A:
Submit a 1000-1500 word essay addressing the following question: “How would you promote a B2B e-commerce business in 2014”.
The judges will select the most creative and compelling idea submitted.

Option B:
Submit a piece of graphic design you have created and include a couple of lines explaining why the work was created. The design can be an existing piece of work or one created for the application. Please only submit a design you are happy for us to feature on our blog.

Guidelines:
– The closing date for applications is September 10th 2014
– Please include you name and the name of your university
– Remember to include proof of enrollment on your course
– Applications will be rejected if they fail to pass our plagiarism checks
– The successful applicant will be notified by November 1st 2014
Payment of the £1,000 will be made on December 1st 2014
Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. We will not share any of the information supplied.
For further information please e-mail: scholarship@discountdisplays.co.uk.

Opportunities for British Graduates to attend Harvard University & MIT

Kennedy Scholarships – Academic Year 2014-15

The Kennedy Scholarship is an academic award for study at two of the world’s finest universities – Harvard and MIT. It can be used to fund a wide variety of programmes at MIT and across all the graduate schools within Harvard – from PhD to LLM, from MPH to MArch.   It can also fund a Special Studentship for those wanting a general programme of non-degree study.

http://www.kennedytrust.org.uk/display.aspx?Id=1165&pid=0

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Frank Knox Fellowships – Academic Year 2014-15

Frank Knox Fellowships were established in 1945 by Mrs Annie Reid Knox as the Frank Knox Memorial to enable students from the UK, along with those from Australia, Canada and New Zealand, to undertake graduate study at Harvard University.   Knox had a rich and varied career – as a newspaper publisher, a soldier, a vice-presidential candidate, and as US Secretary of the Navy in the 1940s – and was a highly regarded politician and businessman.   He championed the concept of democracy as government of the people and believed strongly that cross-cultural exchange between Britain and the US was vital for international peace.

http://www.frankknoxfellowships.org.uk/display.aspx?Id=1176&pid=0

Daiwa Scholarships 2012 – a unique programme of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan

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Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over a 19 month period spent in Japan.

 

Successful applicants will be based in Tokyo from September 2012 until the end of March 2014. They will receive intensive language training; have opportunities to network with decision-makers in their field; and undertake work placements at organisations relevant to their career goals.

Candidates must be:

  • British citizens
  • Aged between 21 and 35 years of age as of 1st September 2012

Candidates should be:

  • Graduates or due to graduate by 1st September 2012
  • Equipped with a strong degree in any subject (except Japanese language) or with a strong record of achievement in their field
  • In possession of clear career objectives combined with a serious interest in Japan

No previous experience of Japan or Japanese is necessary

Closing date: Thursday 1st December 2011

For more information visit: www.dajf.org.uk

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