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Professor Barbara Raw Scholarship for MA in Medieval Studies

Professor Barbara Raw Scholarship for MA in Medieval Studies

One scholarship is available to a new full or part-time student with Home or International fee status studying for an MA in Medieval Studies. 

The scholarship is offered as a £10,000 cash award.

Am I eligible?

You must have achieved, or be expected to achieve, at least a 2:1 or equivalent

You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study MA Medieval Studies at Royal Holloway.

How do I apply?

Applications must be submitted through RH Direct by 11.59pm (UK time) 11 July 2022. Applicants will be made aware of the outcome of their application after 26 July 2022.


You must provide a supporting statement of no more than 400 words outlining why you should receive the scholarship (please note that statements that exceed the word count will automatically be rejected). You should include: 

  • Academic achievements you are particularly proud of and why these really matter to you 
  • Why you have chosen to do the degree you have applied for 
  • What your future aspirations are and how the scholarship will help you to achieve your future goals.

Your statement will be judged on how effectively and convincingly you respond to the above. 

As well as your statement, you will need to upload your most recent grades transcript from your undergraduate degree. Any applications that are submitted without an uploaded transcript will be rejected.


This scholarship is open to a new full time or part-time Masters student applying for the following course: 

  • MA Medieval Studies


Open to new Masters students who hold a current conditional or unconditional offer to study MA Medieval Studies at Royal Holloway. It is expected that candidates have achieved, or are on target to achieve a 2:1 degree or higher.


Candidates will be selected based on academic achievement and a scholarship statement. Along with the scholarship statement, applicants will need to upload their most recent grades transcript from your undergraduate degree.  


This scholarship is offered as a cash award of £10,000, paid in instalments. For part-time students, this will be split over two years (first two years of study only).

Read our terms and conditions.

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