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Scholarships for UK students to study at Harvard & MIT in USA

Fancy studying in the USA? Here are two fantastic opportunities:

The Kennedy Scholarship

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.   It can also fund a Special Studentship for those wanting a general programme of non-degree study.

Applications are now open for academic year 2015-16, with a deadline of 29th October 2014.

Those applying for awards must be all of the following:

  • British citizens at the time of application;
  • ordinarily resident in the UK;
  • wholly or mainly educated in the UK.

Click here for more information and how to apply.

Frank Knox Fellowships

Frank Knox Fellowships were established in 1945 to enable students from the UK, along with those from Australia, Canada and New Zealand, to undertake graduate study at Harvard University.

A Knox Fellowship pays full Harvard tuition and mandatory health insurance fees and provides a stipend sufficient to cover the living expenses of a single Fellow for a 10-month academic year.   Knox Fellowship funding is guaranteed for up to two years for students in degree programmes requiring more than one year of study.

Special regard will be given to personal qualities in the awarding of Frank Knox Fellowships:

“Candidates will be selected on the basis of future promise of leadership.   Strength of character, keen mind, a balanced judgment, and devotion to the democractic ideal will be the qualities borne in mind in making the final selection.”

For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.

Interested in studying in Australia or New Zealand?

Australia and New Zealand University Open Days 2012

The chance to meet representatives from Australian and New Zealand universities in person, here in the UK.

Study Options Open Days are a series of free information events designed to give students, parents and careers advisers the chance to find out more about studying at Australian and New Zealand universities.

The 2012 Open Days will take place from Monday June 11th to Friday June 15th. We will be visiting a different city on each of the five days, so please come along and see us at one of the following locations:

Monday June 11th: EDINBURGH
Tuesday June 12th: MANCHESTER
Wednesday June 13th: BRISTOL
Thursday June 14th: OXFORD
Friday June 15th: LONDON

To find out more and to register for the 2012 Open Days, please go to, call Study Options on 020 7353 7200 or email

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