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David Cesarani, Kobler Scholarship
Scholarship Name David Cesarani, Kobler Scholarship
Scholarship amount £10,000
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 16 March 2018

One scholarship is available to a new full-time student with Home/EU fee status studying for an MA Holocaust Studies degree.

The scholarship is available as £10,000 to cover tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the Holocaust Research Institute to learn about our history, vision, academic staff and research strengths. The Holocaust Research Institute is housed within the Department of History at Royal Holloway and boasts an active and stimulating research culture for postgraduate students. 

The scholarship is named in honour of Professor David Cesarani OBE, who died in 2015. Professor Cesarani was an integral part of the Holocaust Research Institute and one of the world's foremost authorities on Jewish history and the Holocaust.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

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

How do I apply?

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is 5pm, 16 March, 2018. 

If you have not already done so, you must submit a general online application to Royal Holloway, by the scholarship deadline.

To apply for the scholarship you must write a 750-word outline of your proposed MA Holocaust Studies dissertation topic and prospective source base.

You must also write a 500-word scholarship statement outlining your academic achievements and why you wish to undertake the MA. The statement should also explain how you will use the MA in your future research or career path.

In addition, you must arrange for two academic references.

Your dissertation outline, scholarship statement and references should be emailed to 

Terms and conditions

The scholarship will be awarded for the 2018/19 academic year. It cannot normally be deferred. 

If you are awarded the scholarship you must agree to have your details passed on to the scholarship donor and you will need to write a handwritten thank you card/letter.

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