St Hugh’s College-Open University Disabled Veterans’ Scholarship was created by St. Hugh’s College in partnership with open university to offer scholarship to 50 disabled veterans injured in military service access to free Open University education. The scholarship is sponsored by Hugh’s college. Hugh’s college was founded in 1886 and one of the largest colleges in Oxford with around 800 students. The college was first established to offer and oxford education to women. Since 1986, St Hugh’s College has accepted both man and women and welcomes international students from all over the world. St Hugh college has a beautiful setting with impressive buildings and have a modern feel to it.
About Open University
The Open University was established in 1969 and has administrative part in all parts of UK. The university has over 17,400 students and its one of the largest universities in the UK in terms of student numbers. It was rated top university in England and Wales for student satisfaction in 2005, 2006 and 2012. The university is known for flexibility, innovativeness and top-world research. The university was built to understand the needs of part-time students, combining their learning while working. If you need flexibility while learning, the open university is perfect for you since most courses are taken virtually.
Another interesting part about Open University is its easy admission policies. For most undergraduate degrees, you don’t need any formal qualifications or to pass any entry exams before gaining admission into the university. For post graduate studies, students are required to hold a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in the UK. Applicants into the university are however require to have the requisite proficiency in English language and a computer with internet connection. You can apply online by clicking here.
St Hugh’s College-Open University Disabled Veterans’ Scholarship 2020
Application is ongoing for the St. Hugh’s College-Open University Disabled Veterans’ Scholarship for disabled veteran all over the world. the scholarship comes in form of full fee waivers for undergraduate or post graduate qualification, up to a maximum of 120 credits per seasonal academic year, 360 credits in total and not exceeding £18,000. There are 50 scholarship available in 2020 and education can only be taken in the Open University, UK. The scholarship is available for disabled veteran all over the world.
Eligibility for the St Hugh’s College-Open University Disabled Veterans’ Scholarship.
Applicants must be starting studies in the Open University in the 2020/2021 academic session. Admission procedure into the Open University is quite simple and straightforward. Click here to apply.
Applicants must be eligible for a UK fee
The scholarship is reserved for veteran who are injured or disabled during military service. Thus, applicants need to show proof of being injured during their service in the military.
English Language Requirements: A good standard of written and spoken English language to study in Open University and to be eligible for the scholarship. However, a formal qualification like a TOEFL or IELTs exams is not necessary. if English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are sufficient to use study materials and communicate effectively with fellow students, your tutor and other Open University staff.
Application procedure for St Hugh’s College-Open University Disabled Veterans’ Scholarship
Applicants are need to be admitted into the Open University before apply for the scholarship.
Download the application form, fill it and click submit alongside with your documents. Visit the scholarship page to download the form
Scholarship Award: Full fee waivers will be available for a full undergraduate or postgraduate qualification, up to a maximum of 120 credits per seasonal academic year, 360 credits in total and not exceeding £18,000.
Number of Scholarships: There are 50 scholarships available in 2020/21
Eligible Countries: Disabled veterans from all over of world are eligible to apply.
Application Deadline: August 1, 2020. It however, seems like the St. Hugh’s College-Open University Disabled Veterans’ Scholarship is not ongoing this year. You can always source for additional information in Hugh’s College official website or at Open University webpage