This scholarship is available to a new full-time or part-time student with Home/EU status studying for an MA Holocaust Studies degree.
The scholarship is a tuition fee reduction and a contribution towards living costs, to the value of £10,000.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the Holocaust Research Institute to learn about our history, vision, academic staff and research strengths. The Holocaust Research Institute is housed within the Department of History and boasts an active and stimulating research culture for postgraduate students.
The scholarship is named in honour of Professor David Cesarani OBE, who died in 2015. Professor Cesarani was an integral part of the Holocaust Research Institute and one of the world's foremost authorities on Jewish history and the Holocaust.
Am I eligible?
You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.
You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study MA Holocaust Studies at Royal Holloway.
How do I apply?
Applications are now closed for 2020 entry. If you have applied we will let you know the outcome of your application from 15 July, 2020 onwards.
You must provide a supporting statement of no longer than 500 words which should include:
- academic achievements you are particularly proud of
- why have you chosen to do the degree you have applied for
- how will you use the MA in your future research and career path and how will the scholarship help you achieve it.
Your statement will be judged on how effectively and convincingly you respond to the above.
You must provide two written academic references (up to 200 words each). These must be from academics who have previously supported, taught or worked with you.
You will also need to ensure you have provided transcripts of your most recent qualifications before the scholarship application deadline.
Terms & conditions
If you are awarded the scholarship you must agree to us passing your details on to the scholarship donor and you will need to write a handwritten thank you card/letter.
You must also agree to meet the donor if required, share your grades at the end of your course and send a short written report with details of how the scholarship has supported your studies and what you plan to do in the future.
Read our full terms and conditions.