John J Sweeney Scholarship

The John J Sweeney Scholarship will support US students enrolled to study full-time on specified MSc or MA course at Ulster University.

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Key information

  • Value
    $20,000 (USD)
  • Payment Method
    Payable in installments
  • Study Level
    Postgraduate
  • Study Mode
    Full-time

About this opportunity

The John J Sweeney Scholarship will support US students enrolled to study full-time on the following MSc or MA at Ulster University:

  • Access to Justice, Master of Laws
  • Community Youth Work, Master of Science
  • Construction Business and Leadership (with management specialisms), Master of Science
  • Executive Leadership, Master of Science
  • Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice, Master of Laws
  • Management and Corporate Governance, Master of Science
  • Manufacturing Management, Master of Science
  • Peace and Conflict Studies, Master of Science
  • Social Policy, Master of Science

Eligibility criteria

The Scholarship will be open to all US citizens who:

  • Have been offered a full-time place on one of the above MSc or MA and have made a firm commitment to Ulster University during the admissions phase

AND

  • Are a US union member; or
  • Have a familial connection to a US union member (mother, father, sibling, aunt, uncle, grandparent); or
  • Can provide a reference letter from a union sponsor.
  • The Scholarship is valued at $20,000 and will be used in support of full fees and some living expenses.
  • For students entering the 2020/21 academic year, applications will be open in April 2020.
  • Get more information on our MSc and MA provision
  • For information on being an international student at Ulster University, please visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/global

Student Residency

Students from the following locations are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

  • USA

Eligible Campus Locations

Students studying at the following campuses are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

  • Belfast
  • Jordanstown
  • Coleraine
  • Magee