Loughborough University London opens scholarship for attendees at this year’s Collaborate Sprint

Loughborough University London has today announced further details of its scholarship for attendees at this year’s Collaborate Sprint.

The Deans Award for Enterprise - The Collaborate Sprint Scholarship 2022 is available to all those Loughborough University Undergraduates who attended Collaborate Sprint. The scholarship offers successful candidates 90% towards the full cost of tuition fees for any full-time master's programme at Loughborough University London.

Held at the end of June, Collaborate Sprint was an opportunity for Loughborough undergraduates to gain insight into the Loughborough University London student experience. Academic staff from across its seven Institutes worked with members of the Future Space team to deliver a condensed version of the Collaborative Project.

Students were tasked with the challenge of looking at ways to improve global health through the utilisation of Holland & Barrett supply chains. They were given two days to build a team, research the challenge and come up with sustainable solutions.

To be eligible to apply for the award, you must:

  • Have attended Collaborate Sprint June 2022
  • Be an applicant for a Loughborough University London Postgraduate programme with a conditional/unconditional offer to study a full-time master's programme at Loughborough University London.
  • Have completed or be completing a degree programme at Loughborough University.
  • Have reflected on lessons learned at Collaborate Sprint on the approach you take to collaborative ideation and problem solving.

You can apply through the online application form.

Professor Tony Edwards, Dean of Loughborough University London said: “Bringing an international, interdisciplinary, and innovative lens onto the world’s challenges is a real mainstay of the Loughborough University London experience. It is wonderful that we are today announcing details of how those who studied with us in the East Midlands can further benefit from the opportunities in London with Loughborough.”

The panel is looking for candidates passionate about collaborative ideation and problem solving. It welcomes applications from individuals who are committed to contributing to society. You should display a full understanding of the costs involved in postgraduate study and outline why you have a strong motivation to study your programme. You should also demonstrate that you have the initiative to be able to secure funds in order to cover the remaining tuition fee and other associated costs. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a short video interview.

Application for this scholarship must be received by midnight on Monday 5th September, applications received after this date will not be considered.

Collaborate Sprint will return in early 2023. If you are interested in signing up, please e-mail futurespace@lboro.ac.uk

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2020 QS World University Rankings and top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey.

Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2020, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and 8th in The UK Complete University Guide 2020.

Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

Specialising exclusively in postgraduate-level study, Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers cutting-edge master’s and PhD degrees, as well as business collaboration, research and enterprise opportunities.

The seven specialist institutes at Loughborough University London include: Design Innovation, Digital Technologies, Diplomacy and International Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Management, Media and Creative Industries, and Sport Business. Close industry partnerships with a wealth of leading businesses and creative organisations means teaching and learning is informed by real-life challenges and driven by true industry pressures.