Dan Walker Journalism Scholarship at University of Sheffield

Journalism Scholarship

Scholarship Background

The School of Journalism at University of Sheffield is providing Journalism Scholarship each year. The University is offering Dan Walker Scholarships to two home fee paying students. The course name is MA Broadcast Journalism.

Expert and skilled sports journalists and broadcasters, country’s leading news will mentor the interested students in this scholarship. So, it is a great opportunity for candidates to learn from experts. Thus, students can grow a different mindset to add value in their jobs and career.

The scholarship’s participation criteria are impressively wide. So, you have to learn the eligibility criteria and meet them.

Most interesting thing about the scholarship is, you can expense the fee according to your preference. For example, if you want to spend the scholarship amount for your living expenses or fees of your tuition, you can do whatever you want. Meaning that you have freedom to spend the scholarship amount.

Chosen candidates will also get advice and support from Dan Walker to make their education successful. You can learn from his journalism experience and prepare for your career.

Course Start Date: September 2024

No. of Scholarship: 02

Eligibility Criteria: Journalism Scholarship

Make sure you fulfill all the criteria mentioned below:

  • You are from an underrepresented group
  • You have received an unconditional or conditional offer from the University of Sheffield to study in the MA Broadcast Journalism and accepted the Offer before the deadline.
  • You are a home payee student
  • You are not a qualified student for Master’s Degree, or Higher
  • You are a self-funded student

If any of the above criteria is missed, you will be ineligible for the scholarship. So, meet all the criteria and apply. Otherwise, your valuable time and effort will be wasted. 

Important Note: If you are a candidate intending to take a Postgraduate Student Loan, don’t hesitate to apply. They are also eligible for the course. 

Scholarship Level

Postgraduate Taught

Scholarship Amount & Incentive


Scholarship Application Procedure

The application requires you to answer a series of questions. The questions are related to your study and work experience, and future goals. 

Then, a selection panel will evaluate your answers to shortlist the candidates. Keep in mind that the answers to the questions have to be clear and precise. You will be shortlisted according to the answers. So, don’t use unnecessary words and stay to the point. 

Finally, the shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Further details will be shared to the selected students. Chosen candidates will be notified through an email by the end of July 2024.

The selection team’s decision is final and you don’t have any chance to appeal for the decision.

Important Note

Dan Walker Journalism Scholarship is a part of Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships. If you apply for other scholarships and are selected for that, you will be eligible for one scholarship only.

Scholarship Deadline

24 June 2024, 01 PM

Additional Information

Any questions or queries?

Feel free to send an email at Sheffieldscholars@heffield.ac.uk

You can also call the Funding or Students Fees team at 01142221319

Journalism Scholarship

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