Fully Funded Durham University Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2022/2023 for Female Students from Developing Countries

Written by David on February 8, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    The Palatine Centre Durham University Stockton Road Durham DH1 3LE

Hatfield College hopes to award the Lioness Scholarship to a student who possesses the academic and personal qualities necessary to successfully complete and benefit from a postgraduate program, as well as a positive ambassador for their home country in Durham, and who will put their enhanced knowledge and skills gained from the master’s program and experience in Durham to good use for the benefit of their society when they return home.

The award was established as part of Hatfield College’s 30th anniversary celebration of female students, and it is supported by alumni, friends of the College, and other sources who support the scholarship’s goals.


About the Scholarship:

Durham, in North East England, is home to the Institution of Durham, a public research university. It was established in 1832 by an Act of Parliament and afterwards incorporated in 1837 by Royal Charter. The University of Durham is currently a member of the Russell Group of prestigious British research universities. For nearly 600 years, Durham was the first recognized university in England. Its principal tasks were split between its 16 colleges and the university’s academic departments. In addition, the Queen’s Anniversary Prize was bestowed on it in 2018. The university is well-known for its long and illustrious history, which dates back over 180 years. Durham was named Sports University of the Year by the Times and Sunday Times in 2015. In 2018, the QS World University Rankings classified it as the 78th greatest university in the world. It is also one of the best public universities in Durham, United Kingdom. Apart from that, according to the QS Global World Rankings 2021, it is rated 86th. The university’s entire estate is divided between two locations: Durham City and Queen’s Campus in Stockton. The university’s departments perform research and teach students, while its colleges are responsible for domestic arrangements and student welfare. Durham University has 14,604 bachelor’s degree students and 4,509 master’s degree students. In 2017, the institution has the greatest graduate employment rate of any university in the United Kingdom. Durham University provides more than 200 undergraduate, postgraduate, and research degrees. Durham graduates have made major contributions in academics, business, journalism, government, the arts, law, athletics, science, and a variety of other fields. There are around 67 Durham alumni associations, ranging from worldwide to collegiate and sports-related groups, serving over 109,000 alumni. There are 17 British Academy fellows, 14 colleagues each of the Academy of Social Sciences and the Royal Society, two fellows each of the Royal Society of Arts and the Academy of Medical Sciences, and five Royal Society of Edinburgh fellows among the university’s current and emeritus graduates. Annual reunions, balls, and banquets help alumni stay involved with the university.


The university is a member of the elite Russell Group of British research universities and is currently rated 82nd in the QS World Rankings 2022, placing it among the top 100 universities in the world. Durham was also given Gold Status by the Teaching Excellence Framework for regularly providing excellent teaching, learning, and results for students. Durham has 25 academic departments, 19 of which are among the top 100 in the country. Under the four faculties of Arts & Humanities, Business, Social Sciences, and Engineering & Science, the university offers over 200 undergraduate and 190 postgraduate programs. The business school is triple-accredited, and the MBA program is ranked second in the world for value for money by the Financial Times.


At the start of each semester, the University provides a complimentary coach transfer service from Newcastle Airport, with a welcome team on hand to assist students. The International Office offers an introduction program at the start of the semester, which includes seminars on study skills, orientation, and English language abilities. According to the QS rankings, Durham has a good Employability & Careers team and is placed in the top 40 institutions in the world for Employer Reputation. Durham provides a wide range of chances and experiences beyond your degree that will help you improve and develop an enviable set of transferable skills that will be useful in any future employment. Your time at Durham University will help you develop important teamwork, problem-solving, communication, negotiating, and leadership skills. A variety of general support services are available, including student financial aid, the Durham University Service for Students with Disabilities, and a university nursery. Libraries are spread around the institution and are available seven days a week with extended hours. With approximately 1,200 personal computers in classrooms and open access places, the Information Technology Service provides networked services on both campuses.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Durham University

Host Country(s):  United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded

Study Level:   Masters

Nationality:  Developing Countries


Scholarship Offer:

The Hatfield Lioness Scholarship at Durham University in the United Kingdom grants the following benefits to the recipient:

  1. Living expenses stipend – 12 monthly payments
  2. Payment of all university tuition costs in full.
  3. Upon arrival, a “settling in allowance” is provided.
  4. Hatfield College offers fully financed, self-catered mixed accommodation.
  5. One round-trip economy airline ticket from the home country to the UK, as well as the cost of round-trip transportation from the UK airport to Durham City.
  6. The cost of obtaining a UK visa as well as the UK health fee.



  1. The Scholarship recipient is the only one who will be accommodated; dependents will not be.
  2. The Scholarship does not cover the costs of dependents or travel while on the Scholarship.


Eligibility for Scholarship 

Candidates must meet all of the following conditions to be considered for the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship at Durham University in the United Kingdom:


  1. English is a required language.
  2. Eligible Countries: Any country in the world.
  3. Applicants must not be receiving any other funding for their postgraduate study.
  4. By the end of June 2022, applicants must have applied for and been offered unconditional admission to their desired master’s program.
  5. Have a related honors degree of sufficient quality to be admitted to the Master’s program of your choice.
  6. A Master’s degree is not required.
  7. Meet all other course prerequisites, including the required English language proficiency.
  8. Lacking the financial means to pursue a Master’s degree in the United Kingdom.



TheDurham University Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2022/2023 for Female Students from Developing Countries, is open to all Developing Countries



Application Procedure

To apply for the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship, please follow the steps below:


(1) Submit an application to the master’s program of your choice:

– Submit an academic application for your desired master’s program, indicating your intend to apply for the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship and paying the application cost if applicable.

– Please upload the following files:

– Proof of English Language Proficiency

– résumé

– Qualifications and education.

– Statement of purpose.

– Two scholarly citations

– Financial support.

– Information about your passport.

– Proposal for research.

– Documentation to back up your claims.


(2) Submit an application for the scholarship:

– Fill out this application form to apply for the scholarship.

– Include the following documents in your upload:

– Read the transcript (s).

– A certificate in English as a second language.

– Letters of Recommendation


Application Deadline

The application deadline for Durham University Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2022/2023 for Female Students from Developing Countries is 31st March 2022


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