A new generation of highly skilled professionals is urgently needed to deliver sustainable and resilient responses to the challenges of increasing water stress. In response to this need Cranfield Water Science Institute are, in collaboration with the International Water Association, offering fifteen full fee scholarships across our MSc courses in Water & Wastewater Engineering, Water & Sanitation for Development, and Advanced Water Management. Read more Read less

Those awarded the IWA Excellence Scholarships will have their fees (at overseas or UK rates) paid and will also benefit from enhanced engagement with the IWA Young Professionals programme, providing excellent opportunities to develop a global peer network.

The IWA Excellence Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis and you can apply only once you have been offered a place on one of the three courses. Successful applicants will have a strong academic or work experience record and will be effective communicators.

At a glance

  • Funding valueFull tuition fees
  • Suitable for Applicants fromRest of World, UK, EU
  • Deadline30 Apr 2020
  • Funding provider(s)International Water Association & Cranfield Water Science Institute

What it covers

Full tuition fees for those studying a full-time Masters course in Water.

Who can apply

To apply for these scholarships, you can be from any country but must be applying to study full-time on an eligible Masters course and hold a 1st class or 2:1 honours (relevant degree) or demonstrate significant practical experience & achievements in water or an aligned sector.

Further information

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an interview expected to be held around mid-May 2020.

All applicants should be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of May 2020.

How to apply

Scholarship applications are submitted using the online application form below. You must have an offer of admission on an eligible full-time Masters course before applying for the scholarship.

Apply now for a place on one of our MSc courses.

Once you have your six-digit Cranfield application number use the link below to submit your scholarship application.

Apply now 

Applications close on Thursday 30th April 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

You must complete the online application form and upload a short written submission (500 words) on one of the Sustainable Development Goals. Please explain in your submission how you think this SDG is best delivered and what new tools, technologies or innovative interventions are available to deliver it.