£12,000 Royal Holloway University of London 2023 Dr Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship, UK

Written by David on March 29, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Royal Holloway, University Of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX

New postgraduate students at Royal Holloway University of London who have either domestic or international fee status are eligible to apply for the Dr. Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship, which will be awarded in 2023. It provides a reduction in tuition fees, and any remaining funds are provided as a contribution to the expense of living. (where applicable). Apply right away!!!


About the Scholarship Provider:

The Royal Holloway, University of London is regularly ranked as one of the best  universities in the UK, ranking 251 and 302, respectively. This shows the institution’s world importance. Our community fosters intellectual, social, and personal growth through our world-class research, faculty zeal, and overarching philosophy. Our Royal Holloway study allows this. Royal Holloway University ranks in the top 25% of UK universities for “world-leading” or “internationally outstanding” study. Royal Holloway University is fortunate. (REF 2014). If you enlist at Royal Holloway University, you’ll get to study in one of the world’s most beautiful settings. Royal Holloway’s campus is welcoming to all students, and London, one of the world’s top student cities, is close by. Royal Holloway’s location on the outskirts of London gives pupils the “best of both worlds.” They can learn both urban and rurally.


Two social reformers passionate about inclusiveness and success founded the university. They thought excellence and inclusiveness were inseparable. They believed good performance and broad participation should go together. Today, vision is more important than ever. The University, one of the UK’s largest and most research-intensive institutions, is home to many of the world’s leading experts in the arts and sciences, business and economics, and the law. Royal Holloway University actively recruits students and faculty from around the globe to benefit from diversity. This ensures that the school will retain a diverse and global student body.

Royal Holloway International offers English language classes throughout the year. The classes aim to improve students’ English language skills, boosting their academic confidence and independence. The Overseas Student Support service is staffed by dedicated people who help international students settle in the UK. Overseas Student Support provides this support. If they aid you, Student Support will pick you up from the airport for free. They can help you anytime during the school year. If they apply before the deadline, first-year and international students will get one of the 3,000 residential hall spots. This choice applies only if applications are received. The Williamson, Tyke & Butler Building, which has been occupied since 2007, and the newly renovated Victorian Founder’s Building offer luxurious workplaces.


There are private, shared, served, and self-catering rooms. There are also shared lodgings. Any residence hall students choose will have a qualified team of residential, operational, and upkeep support staff. These workers help pupils. These specialists ensure building stability. Royal Holloway is in Egham, between Windsor and Heathrow, on 135 acres. Campus is 135 acres. The town has many shops, bars, and restaurants and can be reached on foot in minutes. The school is 30 minutes by train from central London, and Windsor is close by.

The school is both friendly and busy. “Well-known for its friendly and helpful environment,” The Independent wrote of Royal Holloway. Most educational and social events take place on the historic campus, one of the most beautiful in the world. Most pursuits are like this. The small student body, just over 9000 people, adds to the warm and inviting atmosphere that students love. Royal Holloway, University of London’s location 40 minutes by train from London allows students to learn in the city. In Surrey, pupils can visit Egham, a thriving city. The university’s closeness to the city center makes this possible. Students will live in a typical English village close to the city with a strong sense of community and easy access to everything London has to offer.


SeNSS is one of only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC, and they will be offering a handful of fully-funded ESRC doctoral studentships beginning in September 2023. SeNSS is one of the only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Royal Holloway University of London 

Scholarship Country:  United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth: £12,000

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

MA Medieval Studies students are eligible for a reduction in tuition fees as well as a contribution toward their living expenses of up to the value of £12,000.


The Gustafsson & Skrondal Visiting Scholarship is administered by the University of Oslo’s Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). As part of the visiting scholar program, CEMO and the University of Oslo host a number of young researchers from Norway and elsewhere each year.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • In-country or out-of-country charge standing
  • possessed or be expected to possess a degree with a 2:1 or better grade point average
  • Make a proposal to pursue a Master of Arts in Medieval Studies at Royal Holloway. 
  • You are required to provide a supporting assertion that is no more than 500 words long and should include the following elements: 
  • academic accomplishments that you are especially proud of, why you have chosen to do the degree for which you have applied, how you plan to use this MA in your future research and professional path, and how the scholarship will help you achieve your goals.
  • Your argument will be evaluated based on how successfully and persuasively you respond to the questions listed above.
  • Applications that are received with a word count that is greater than the limit will be dismissed immediately.
  • In addition to your personal statement, you will be required to submit the most recent copy of your grades transcript from your undergraduate degree. Any application that is submitted without a transcript being transmitted to the application will be rejected.
  • You are required to have a certificate of academic reference in written form. (up to 200 words). An academic who has supported, instructed, or worked with you in the past is required to provide this recommendation for you. I would appreciate it if you could ask the academic to send their reference letter (on official headed paper) straight to [email protected] via email.
  • The application submission period will close on July 3rd, 2023. Beginning on July 24, 2023, we will get back to you with a response regarding the status of your application.



The Royal Holloway University of London 2023 Dr Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship, UK is open to all International Students


If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a fee waiver award in the amount of £5,000. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit an application, please visit the Royal Holloway University of London’s website at admissions.royalholloway.ac.uk.
  • You must submit your registration via RH Direct.
  • You will be required to compose a statement in which you articulate the reasons why you believe you should be granted the scholarship. Please read the following instructions carefully for information regarding what you are required to include in your application.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for  the Royal Holloway University of London 2023 Dr Pirkko Koppinen Scholarship, UK  is July 3, 2023.

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