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American Excellence Scholarship

American Excellence Scholarship

The Royal Holloway American Excellence Scholarship was formerly known as The American Foundation for Royal Holloway and Bedford New College (AFRHBNC) Excellence Scholarship. Thanks to kind donations from our American alumni over the past decade, the scholarship has supported over 30 US citizens at Royal Holloway to achieve a wide variety of postgraduate degrees ranging from MA Creative Writing to MSc Machine Learning.

The scholarship is available to students from the United States with outstanding academic ability who intend to study any taught Masters course at Royal Holloway. The £3,000 provided by the scholarship relieves some of the financial burdens of overseas study, giving recipients more breathing room to focus on their studies and participate in the myriad of student societies and activities on offer to make the most of their experience at Royal Holloway.

'The funding you have provided has had an immeasurably positive impact on me. As a mature international student, funding can be difficult to obtain for many reasons and the award has certainly reduced much of the stress that comes with studying abroad. Thank you again for the help this award has provided.' David, MA Crusader Studies
'Thanks to the Scholarship, I was able to devote myself to developing the pressure points of my novel’s ethnic dialogue. The book was able to rebirth itself with the strongest intention of opening conversations of pain and glory amongst all colors. As long as I can keep helping, the way that the Scholarship has helped me, then I will have done my part. Thank you again.' Leah, MA English


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