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Dinah and Jessica Nichols Scholarship

Dinah and Jessica Nichols Scholarship

Degree Type Postgraduate Award Type Scholarship Fee Status Type UK & International
Cash award of £6,250 for selected degrees.

One scholarship is available to a new full or part-time student with Home or International fee status studying for one of the postgraduate degrees listed below. 

Am I eligible?

  • Home or International fee status
  • Offer to study one of the following courses:
    • MA Holocaust Studies
    • MA History
    • MA Crusader Studies
    • MA History: Hellenic Studies
    • MA History: Public History
    • MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
    • MA Medieval Studies
  • Achieved, or be on target to achieve, a First Class Honours degree, or equivalent.

How do I apply?

Use our applicant portal to apply. The deadline is 11.59pm (UK time) on Friday 14 June 2024.

Read the application guidelines below to make sure you include everything you need. 

We'll let you know from Monday 8 July 2024 if you've been successful. 

You must provide a supporting statement of no longer than 500 words which should include: 

  • academic achievements you are particularly proud of
  • why you have chosen to do the degree you have applied for 
  • how will you use the MA in your future research and career path and how the scholarship will help you achieve it.

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

Applications which exceed the word count will automatically be rejected.

You must also provide a written academic reference letter (up to 200 words) from an academic who has previously supported, taught or worked with you. This must be emailed on official headed paper to

If you have any queries please contact

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