The decision of choosing your future university should not be based solely on the opportunities that will open for you but as well on the reputation of the university. And if you are planning to major in economics, digging deeper to know more about your future university is crucial. One university that has been building its reputation as one of the world’s leading social science universities is London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). It is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. The university has committed to a strategy aimed to build its strengths, address challenges and maintain the worldwide reputation for excellence.
The reputation for excellence is also maintained by the outstanding students committed to learning and determined to shape their future. For them, LSE offers annually around £2 million in the form of awards under the name Graduate Support Scheme (GSS). This scholarship scheme is aimed to aid students who do not have the necessary funds to continue their studies. GSS awards range from £5,000 to a maximum of £15,000 and have an average value of £7,000.
The scholarship scheme is available for everyone excepting those who are undertaking specific modular or executive programs such as the MSc in Finance (part-time), the MSc in Health Economics, Policy and Management and the MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy. IMPORTANT NOTE! You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible after you have completed the application for admission. It means that you do not have to wait for an admission offer however you will have to have submitted your application for admission in order to receive access to the online application form.
While the scholarship application process has ended, you can still prepare your documents for the following year. Application to the Graduate Support Scheme will be made via the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form. Once you have applied for admission, you can easily access the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application via Graduate Admission and access you online application tracker http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Graduate/Applicants/Tracking-your-application. If you need help with filling the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application, access the following link http://www.lse.ac.uk/intranet/students/moneyMatters/financialSupport/ScholarshipsLSE/MScApp/GSS/OnlineGuidance.aspx and each step is plainly explained.
If you want to know more about the university and review the academics offered, feel free to consult the official website http://www.lse.ac.uk. Any request you may have address it to one of LSE’s representatives.