[Coral-List] MSc Tropical Coastal Management

Nicholas Polunin n.polunin at newcastle.ac.uk
Wed Feb 4 11:50:17 EST 2009

Dear tropical coastal managers!

The Newcastle MSc TCM programme is now in its 22nd successful year and admissions are open for entry in September 2009! You may find the

following funding tips useful:

1) eligible UK citizens may be interested in the possibility of NERC funding (up to 10 half studentships including project consumables

grant), if so apply online (see below) and just indicate in your application that you wish to be considered for NERC funding

2) eligible Commonwealth citizens may obtain funding from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (http://www.acu.ac.uk/scholarships/commonwealth.html), Chevening Scholarships scheme (http://www.chevening.com/becoming-scholar) and UK DFID Shared Scholarship scheme (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/search/list/dfid)

3) international students will often be eligible for partial University funding (details at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/)

4) US citizens can apply to the Fulbright Commission (http://www.fulbright.co.uk/fulbright-awards/for-us-citizens)

The 2008-09 prospectus for the TCM programme is available at http://www.ncl..ac.uk/marine/postgrad/taught/tropical.htm and you can apply online (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/).

Nicholas Polunin

Professor of Marine Environmental Sciences

Marine Science & Technology

Newcastle University

Tel +44 (0)191 222 6675

Group http://research.ncl.ac.uk/fish

Projects http://www.ncl.ac.uk/marine/research/

Foundation http://www.ncl.ac.uk/icef

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