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Outstanding International student awards

Published: 29th August 2006

SCHOLARSHIPS of up to £1,000 sterling have been awarded to more than 100 of MMU’s outstanding international students.

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship Scheme announced awards of either £1,000 or £500 to help 130 students from around the world pursue their studies in Manchester.

In Asia, awards were made to students from Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Pakistan, India, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Singapore.

In Africa, students from Nigeria, Cameroon, Tanzania, Kenya and Zimbabwe were rewarded.

In the Americas, scholarships were given to scholars from the USA, Trinidad, Antigua and Jamaica.

In Europe and the Middle East, recipients were from Turkey, Khazakstan and Jordan.

Cultural contribution

Vice-Chancellor Professor John Brooks said: "We make these awards in recognition of the considerable contribution international students make to the life and culture of MMU and to the UK as a whole.

"Students come to us for our strong reputation in teaching and research in their chosen field, for the vibrancy of Manchester and for the attractiveness of the UK as an education destination."

If you have applied for a scholarship and have not heard from MMU's International Office, please contact Nicola Walton by email or telephone on +44 (0) 161 247 1022 for information.