Christopher Ondaatje Scholarships at University of Buckingham UK

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Christopher Ondaatje Scholarships at University of Buckingham UK



From the fund provided by Christopher Ondaatjee two Scholarships are available at University of Buckingham UK. These scholarships are for Postgraduate degree level. Any of the subjects offered at University of Buckingham can be opted under Christopher Ondaatje Scholarship. Scholarships are available for Buckingham graduates or for overseas graduates undertaking postgraduate studies at Buckingham, and for Buckingham students attending Massey College, University of Toronto, to undertake postgraduate studies there. The Scholarship will provide worth up to £8,000 each for one year Postgraduate Course. The applicants will have to show that they are able to fund remaining study cost. The application deadline is 27 November 2016.



Courses Offered: All subjects taught at University of Buckingham, UK
Degree Level: 
Scholarships are for postgraduate courses.
Participating Institutions: 
University of Buckingham, UK



Eligibility: Scholarships are available for Buckingham graduates or for overseas graduates undertaking postgraduate studies at Buckingham, and for Buckingham students attending Massey College, University of Toronto, to undertake postgraduate studies there. Students who obtain a Master’s degree are then eligible to apply to have their PhD studies funded by the University of Toronto. Anyone interested in applying for the Ondaatje Scholarship should already have the offer of a place at Buckingham for postgraduate study, but cannot apply once they have commenced their Master’s degree.



Eligible Nationalities: Buckingham graduates or overseas graduates are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Benefits: The scholarships will provide upto £8,000 each towards one year’s postgraduate study.

Selection Procedure: Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and competition

Application Procedure for Christopher Ondaatje Scholarships at University of Buckingham UK




  • You must already have the offer of place at university of Buckingham for postgraduate study.

  • You cannot apply once you commenced Masters degree.

  • Application should be submitted via post.

  • Applications should include a covering checklist, an up-to-date Curriculum 6Vitae (CV), an academic reference and a letter stating your proposed programme of study, why you wish to undertake it and why you believe that you should be awarded the scholarship.

  • The final decision regarding the awards will be made by the Vice-Chancellor. Candidates will be notified of the outcome at the beginning of December. For current Buckingham undergraduates, awards will be conditional upon achieving a minimum of a 2:1 in their final December examinations.



Deadline: 27 November 2016

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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Sir Christopher OndaatjeSir Christopher Ondaatje was born in Sri Lanka, educated in England and built a successful career in finance and publishing in Canada. In the early nineties he sold all his business interests and retuned to writing where he himself has broken new ground as a respected book reviewer and a writer of thought-provoking books dealing with significant biographical, historical and geographical events.



Since 1995 Ondaatje has devoted his time to travelling, writing, and administering The Ondaatje Foundation. He is a life patron of the National Portrait Gallery where the Ondaatje Wing is named after him. The Ondaatje Theater at The Royal Geographical Society; and The Ondaatje Prize at both The Royal Society of Literature and The Royal Society of Portrait Painters are other major benefactions. University of Buckingham UKHe was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in  June 2000, and awarded a Knighthood in the Queen's honours list, June 2003. 
In 2003 Sir Christopher Ondaatje kindly gave a very generous donation to the University to fund one-year scholarships for Buckingham graduates or for overseas graduates undertaking postgraduate studies at Buckingham, and for Buckingham students attending Massey College, University of Toronto, to undertake postgraduate studies there. Students who obtain a Master’s degree are then eligible to apply to have their PhD studies funded by the University of Toronto.

Degree Level:

Christopher Ondaatje Scholarships at University of Buckingham UK is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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