Max Arthur Macauliffe Special Merit Scholarship

Academic year 2020

Overview

Max Arthur Macauliffe graduated from Galway with a degree in languages, classics, and history in 1863. He entered the Indian Civil Service in 1862, and went on to hold several senior positions before retiring in 1893. He was a prolific scholar and became immersed in Indian culture, and before long converted to Sikhism. He is renowned for translating Sikh scripture and history into English, for publishing an extensive history of the Sikh religion, and for promoting international awareness of and interest in Punjabi culture in the late 19th century.

Three Macauliffe Scholarships, comprising a full fee waiver are available. These scholarships are aimed at academic programmes in all areas of the NUI Galway curriculum. Applications for the scholarship are welcomed from Indian students seeking to enter one of the selected taught Master’s programmes at NUI Galway commencing September 2020.

Scholarship applicants are assessed based on academic merit. In addition, applicants will submit a personal statement (MS Word, 1,000 words maximum) covering the following points:

  • Your interest in studying in NUI Galway;
  • How you foresee your relationship with NUI Galway developing in the future;
  • How you will promote links with NUI Galway, both during your scholarship tenure and as alumni.

How To Apply

Stage

Action

Scheme Opens

1

Application for Admission to NUI Galway

You apply for admission to one of your postgradaute taught programmes online through our website. You must have received your offer and have accepted your place via payment of an acceptance deposit in order to be eligible to apply for a Special Merit Scholarship  (closing date for receipt of applications is the 30th of April 2020).

Scheme opens February 2020

Closing date 30th April 2020

2

Scholarship Application

In addition to accepting your offer via payment of an acceptance deposit you must also submits a Personal Statement to [email protected] You must ensure to include the title of the scholarship scheme your are applying for in the subject of your e-mail and also your PAC application number (for example - Special Merit Scholarship, student no. 19000000).   Applications will be assessed based on Merit and also the personal statement (not exceeding 1,000 words).

You will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your scholarship application within 10 working days.

 

 

3

Scholarship Award Notification

PLEASE NOTE: We will review the scholarship recipients to ensure that you have applied for your Study VISA and are making arrangements to come to NUI Galway.  We reserve the right to re-allocate your award if you will not be taking up your place at NUI Galway.

 

Deadline

Application will close on 30 April 2020

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
I utilized the services of SI-UK in Chennai which proved invaluable for me. They provided great assistance throughout my application process, guiding me from evaluating my choices to selecting the university that best matched my profile.
Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
Sudarshan
"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Sudarshan
Sudarshan
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
"Last year, I reached out to SI-UK, Jaipur for my Master’s journey, and it has been an incredibly fulfilling and successful experience. From guiding me through the application process to assisting with letters of recommendation and statement of purpose, and even following up with universities, SI-UK provided comprehensive support at every step of the journey. They went the extra mile, assisting with admissions, fee processing, accommodation arrangements, visa guidance, and coordination on medical checkups. I firmly believe that my admission to the University of Birmingham wouldn't have been possible without SI-UK. I highly recommend SI-UK to anyone seeking admission to a UK or Ireland university."
Saumya Sharma
Saumya Sharma
MBA , University of Birmingham
Jehabuz Khan
In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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