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Southampton Ageing and Gerontology Talent Scholarship

Two scholarships of £5,000 are available to UK and international students applying to study an eligible postgraduate Ageing and Gerontology programme in 2024. 


To be eligible for a scholarship you must Hold a conditional or unconditional offer from Southampton for an eligible programme: 

You must also your offer conditions, including the University’s English language requirements, by the admissions deadline stated in your programme offer letter. 

Deadline to apply 

You can apply for the scholarship until midnight (UK time) on Friday 28 June 2024. We will contact you by 16 August 2024 to confirm the outcome of your scholarship application.   

We cannot accept late applications.  

How we award scholarships 

This is a competitive process, and not all applications will be successful. 

There are 3 stages to the shortlisting process.  

  • We check that you meet the eligibility criteria.  
  • We assess your academic record and qualifications. 
  • A selection panel will decide on the successful applicant. The panel will consider your supporting statement, alongside your academic achievements to date.  

The decision of the scholarship panel is final. 

Conditions of getting the scholarship 

Find out the conditions of getting a scholarship.

How to apply  

  1. Apply to study an eligible postgraduate Gerontology programme with the University of Southampton. 
  2. Send an email to the Gerontology Admissions Tutor, Prof Athina Vlachantoni ( including your CV as an attachment, as well as a 500-word statement about why Gerontology is an important subject for the country you reside in, and what you see yourself doing with your Gerontology or Global Ageing and Policy degree in the future.

Contact us 

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