in Actuarial Science
of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics
sources of funding are available?
- The Smith Scholarship is available to Scottish applicants who can demonstrate a strong academic ability, commercial awareness and financial need. One £10,000 scholarship is available and the closing date for applications is 30th June 2011. You can access the application form here and completed applications should be submitted before 30th June.
- In the past,
some insurance companies were willing to sponsor students on the course.
UK companies normally only sponsored UK students and expected them to work
for them for at least two years after completing the diploma. Such
sponsorship is not widely available at present, and applicants seeking
sponsorship are advised to contact local actuarial employers directly.
from Northern Ireland can sometimes apply for partial grants from the
Education and Library boards.
- Some students
take out Career Development loans from a bank.
foreign students have an employer or a university sponsoring them.
- The British
Council can often give advice to foreign students about alternative
sources of funding.
students from Scotland, England or Wales do not qualify for grants or
studentships from their local education authorities or from the government
Please also refer to the
University's website at: http://www.scholarships.hw.ac.uk/postgraduate.jsp
for details of other scholarships generally available for postgraduate studies
at Heriot-Watt, together with a key contact if you would like additional
information. Some of these will have specific eligibility criteria which may not be applicable to every applicant.
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