University Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

University Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

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By (author) Brian Heap

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  • Publisher: Trotman Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 42mm | 525g
  • Publication date: 13 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Richmond
  • ISBN 10: 1844551830
  • ISBN 13: 9781844551835
  • Edition: 8, New edition
  • Edition statement: 8th New edition
  • Sales rank: 1,073,499

Product description

Compiled by Brian Heap, the leading authority on higher education entry, University Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries is the only book to list all of the extra financial assistance available to students in higher education. This guide shows how much funding is available that many students would never have heard of but may be eligible for. From music and sports scholarships to bursaries for local or international students, there is a wide selection of funding available for those who need a bit of extra help to cope with rising fees and accomodation costs. Arranged in alphabetical order of institutions, this is a clear and easy to use guide to finding financial assistance during your time at university.

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Dubbed by The Independent newspaper as the guru of higher education, Brian Heap is regarded as the UK's leading higher education expert. Brian is the best selling author of several key higher education publications and has had extensive experience in guidance work in the fields of careers, degree courses and entry into higher education; he was also a founder member of the National Association of Careers and Guidance Teachers. A well known and respected careers advisor and author, Brian has been helping students get into university for nearly 40 years. Brian has an international reputation as an authority on British universities and their courses, his research commencing in 1969 when he revealed information, in the first edition of Degree Course Offers, on the practice of universities setting entry levels by way of A level grades. Since then he has written over 50 books on careers and university courses, his current leading publications being Degree Course Offers (now in its 40th year) and Choosing Your Degree Course (11th edition). He has been a regular broadcaster with the BBC for many years and has acted as programme consultant for several radio and TV programmes supported by four BBC publications. He has been a regular contributor in the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday press and for two years had a monthly column in the Guardian. He was also involved in the establishment of the British University in Dubai and is on the Advisory panel. He runs his own private consultancy (the Higher Education Advice and Planning Service), and travels extensively in the UK and abroad lecturing on higher education in the UK.

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Provides a wealth of information about awards available for home and overseas, undergraduate and postgraduate students --Newscheck Brian Heap is the guru of higher education --The Times