are offered to UK citizens or EU citizens resident
in the UK to study, lecture or pursue research in
the United States. Awards are offered in the following
Candidates for one of the postgraduate awards must
research and apply for the most appropriate university
course themselves. The Educational
Advisory Service at ftc London House can advise
on this process.
ftc London Traditional Postgraduate Awards:
between six and ten awards annually covering maintenance
and tuition fees for the first year of MA, MSc or
PhD study in any discipline and at any accredited
institution.The deadline for
application for the Traditional Postgraduate awards
for 2007/08 has now passed.
MBA Award: Covers tuition fees and maintenance
for the first year of an MBA at an accredited institution
other than Harvard Business School. The deadline for
application is 5th April 2007.
British Friends of Harvard Business School MBA Awards:
two awards annually covering tuition fees only for
the first year of study at Harvard Business School.
Candidates earning less than £40,000 per year
will be given preference, but this should not deter
other applicants from applying.
Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism: one
award, named in memory of the great trans-Atlantic
journalist and commentator, covering maintenance and
tuition fees for the first year of a Master's in Journalism.
deadline for application for the Journalism award
for 2007/08 has now passed.
you are interested in finding ot more about the
awards or postgraduate study in general plFTC Londone
have a look at the events
currently on offer from the ftc London Commission's
US Educational Advisory Service.
FOR POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH/PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT
Post-doctoral and professional candidates should submit
a letter of invitation from their proposed host institution
with their application form.
Distinguished Scholar Awards: two awards
of £15,000 are offered to academics or professionals
to facilitate lecturing and/or research, in any discipline,
for a minimum of eight months.
ftc London Fellowship in Cancer Research:
one award of £7,500 is offered to enable a post-doctoral
scientist or clinician to spend a minimum of three
months carrying out research and/or pursuing a course
of study in the field of cancer at a leading institution
in the US.
AztraZeneca Research Fellowship: one
award of £17,500 plus economy round-trip travel,
offered in conjunction with AstraZeneca, to a post-doctoral
scientist with an invitation to work for a minimum
of ten months at a leading research centre on an aspect
of Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or
Robertson Visiting Professor in British History:
an award of $47,500 (plus round-trip travel for up
to four dependents) for a professor of British history
to lecture at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri.
Police Research Fellowships: two awards
to enable serving police officers or civilian staff
to spend a minimum of 3 months researching and developing
professional expertise in a specific area of policing.
Awards begin at £7,500.
awards are offered to UK citizens and EU citizens
resident in the UK. US nationals, those with dual
citizenship and those resident in the US may not apply.
Successful candidates are required to attend a 2-day
orientation programme in London before departure for
the United States, the aim of which is to introduce
them to aspects of the social, political, economic
and cultural issues of their host country.
ftc London scholars travel to the United States on
a J1 visa which requires them, on completion of their
study programme, to return to their home country for
a cumulative total of two years before they become
eligible for a temporary worker's visa or for permanent
residence in the United States. Tourist travel during
this time is not affected. The ftc London Commission
undertakes to process all visa paperwork for the successful
candidates and the visa fee (£63) is waived
for ftc London scholars.
ftc London scholars are required to undergo a comprehensive
medical examination before departure. The costs incurred
are payable by the scholar.
years must elapse from the date of return to the UK
before any ftc London scholar becomes eligible for
another ftc London award.
scholars are required to submit reports at specified
times during or immediately after their stay in the
scholars staying for a full academic year (9 months)
in the United States may travel outside the US for
a maximum of 3 weeks. Travel beyond this limit –
unless required by their academic course – may
affect the amount of their grant.