The Hingston Scholarship is available to UK-born students for postgraduate master's study, commencing in 2019-20, in the area of manufacturing. The award is be between £5,000 and £10,000 toward tuition fees. The amount will be decided by the award panel. Read more Read less

Cranfield University's Manufacturing Master's Programme has helped to develop many leaders through the intense, 12-month learning that brings synergies between academia, industry and policy makers. Alumni are in senior positions in all parts to the world.

Mr Hingston is an alumni of the Manufacturing Master's Programme and established this award to assist others to benefit from the same. 

The scholarship contributes towards the tuition fee of study. Awards are made for a maximum duration of one calendar year for full-time study.

Applicants should have an offer of study for an eligible Cranfield Manufacturing course, and present a case for support.

A maximum of two scholarships are competitively awarded according to academic ability, leadership potential and financial need.>

Successful applicants will be announced by 31 July 2019.

At a glance

  • Funding valueBetween £5,000 and £10,000 toward tuition fees
  • Suitable for Applicants fromUK
  • Deadline22 Jul 2019
  • Funding provider(s)Mr John Hingston (MSc Industrial Engineering and Administration, 1968)

What it covers

The scholarship contributes towards the tuition fee for a Cranfield Manufacturing master's course. The award amount is between £5,000 and £10,000, to be decided by the award panel.

Who can apply

The scholarships are only open to applicants born in the UK.

How to apply

You should submit an application for one of the eligible courses. Application links are available on the course pages, which are linked to above. Your online application will form part of our evaluation of your academic achievement. We will send you your six-digit student ID once we have received and processed your application form.

Applications to the Hingston Scholarship should be made online using the link below by 22 July 2019, midnight GMT. The online form is the only means of applying and you must also submit a Justification for Support statement no more than 1000 words, in PDF format. There is no pre-defined format for the Justification for Support statement and you are encouraged to prepare this to best reflect your personality. The file name should be JHS-xxxxxx.pdf (xxxxxx is your six-digit student ID).

The Justification for Support will be evaluated based on:

  • Academic achievement;
  • Evidence of leadership potential;
  • Significance of the award to your career;
  • Communication ability.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be interviewed by video conference on July 2019.
  • Applicants shall be informed by 31 July 2019.
  • The decision of the panel is final.

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