British Council announces Creative Economy Scholarships for Indian students

The British Council is inviting applications for a new Creative Economy Scholarship program. Ten scholarships worth a total of over £ 149,000, are on offer for students and young professionals from India to pursue post graduate study in the broad area of ​​Culture Policy and Arts Management at four UK universities that offer this program.

Interested applicants must apply for the scholarship directly with the participating universities – Birmingham City University, Goldsmiths University of London, King’s College London and University of Glasgow.

Who can apply: Resident Indian citizens with relevant work experience or proven interest in their subject area can apply.

Applicants should be able to take up a full-time course of study in the UK for the academic year from September / October 2021 – 2022 and are also required to have an undergraduate degree – in any field – to enable access onto one of the pre- selected postgraduate courses at one of the four UK universities.

Scholars with a background in creative arts, who can demonstrate their need for financial support and who aspire to be future leaders in India’s creative economy are encouraged to apply.

Details: Successful applicants will be provided with financial support and also receive ample opportunity for networking and developing industry connections. Pastoral care will also be provided by the respective universities, in addition to adhering to UK government COVID-19 guidance for non-healthcare settings, such as campuses and student facilities.

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