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March 21, 2014
by MSc Admissions Team

2014 Scholarship applications now open

We are delighted to announce that we are now open for scholarship applications! This year we are able to offer a number of scholarships to assist academically outstanding applicants who are in need of financial assistance.

All applications should be made online. Please see our Scholarships page for information on the scholarships available, and to check the eligibility criteria.

The form cannot be saved and returned to, so we strongly recommend that you prepare your essay answers in advance and then copy and paste them into the form. To preview the questions, please see our earlier blog post. Please stick to the character limits or the form will not submit, and ensure that there are no paragraph breaks in your answers.

In the application form you will be asked to select the name of the course you are studying and your country of citizenship. If your combination does not show up any results we regret that you do not fit the eligibility criteria for the scholarships on offer this year; however, you may be eligible for scholarships from external sources. We recommend that you check the availability of scholarships in your country for students studying in the UK, or see some of the links at the bottom of our Scholarships page.

Only applicants who are holding a valid offer on a full-time Masters course at Cass Business School may apply for a scholarship. We do not accept applications from applicants who have not yet been made an offer.

To go straight to the application form, please click here. Please read the terms and conditions on the final page before submitting your form. Once you have submitted the form you will not be able to return to make changes. Therefore, please ensure that you check your form carefully before submitting it. You may only submit one form, so if you are eligible for more than one award please select all scholarships that you wish to be considered for.

The deadline for scholarships is 6 May 2014. Late applications will not be considered.

Good luck with your application, and do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries!

March 19, 2014
by MSc Admissions Team

The Real Estate Club Scholarship Applications 2014

For the second year running, the student-led Cass Real Estate Club have worked hard in order to raise funds for a scholarship for students on the MSc Real Estate and MSc Real Estate Investment courses. The scholarship is awarded with funds raised primarily through the highly successful annual Real Estate Conference.

In 2012, £8,000 was raised and was awarded evenly between two highly motivated students requiring financial assistance. The 2013 conference raised £15,000 towards the scholarship fund, which is available to students with an offer on the MSc Real Estate or MSc Real Estate Investment course at Cass Business School who require financial assistance for the 2014/15 academic year.

Please note that the application process for the Cass REC Scholarship is separate from the application procedure for the other scholarships available at Cass Business School. Please see below for details on how to apply.

To be eligible for the scholarship, prospective candidates must prove their need for financial assistance and display outstanding academic credentials. Those with professional experience are also encouraged to apply. Only applicants holding an offer on MSc Real Estate or MSc Real Estate Investment will be considered – we will not accept applications from applicants who have not yet been made an offer.

Value: The £15,000 award will be split between a number of successful candidates.


Eligible courses: MSc Real Estate, MSc Real Estate Investment.

Geographical requirements: None.

Academic requirements: Must be able to demonstrate academic excellence.

Financial need: Must be able to demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter of maximum 1,000 words outlining their motivation and career plans as well as a CV to by 6 May 2014. Please include your Cass Business School student number. Applicants should outline their current financial status and how much financial aid they require up to a maximum of £15,000. The decisions on applications are made by Real Estate alumni involved with the Cass Real Estate Club and applicants will be informed of the results over the summer. Any enquiries regarding the scholarship should be directed to

March 17, 2014
by MSc Admissions Team

Scholarships for 2014 Intake

We are pleased to announce that we shall shortly be opening for 2014 intake Scholarship applications. We have been waiting for the final confirmations from our donors, and now our online form is being redesigned for this year’s process. As soon as we open for applications the link to the online application form will appear on our website, and an email will be sent out to offer-holders.

In order to be eligible for a Scholarship you must have accepted an offer on a full-time Masters course at Cass Business School.

For a list of Scholarships available this year, please visit the Scholarships page of our website.

One section of the Scholarship application form asks you to answer five set essay questions about yourself. If you would like to start preparing your answers now, please see below for the questions. We recommend that you save them in a Word document or similar, and then you can copy and paste into the form when you apply online. You will only submit one application form, which is used for each scholarship you apply for, so if you are eligible to apply for more than one scholarship please bear this in mind when drafting your answers.

1) Please outline your reasons (academic and financial) for applying for this scholarship. (250-1500 characters)

2) What are your career plans for the next five years after completing the Cass Masters degree, and how will a scholarship help you to achieve them? (250-1500 characters)

3) As a recipient of this scholarship, how would you further supplement your living and study expenses in London? (250-1500 characters)

4) Describe a profound event in your life and how it affected you. (250-1500 characters)

5) As a recipient of this scholarship it is expected that you will give back to society in a similar manner. How do you plan to do this? (250-1500 characters)

Please note that there is a character limit (not word limit), and you must not exceed this. Our form will not accept any line or paragraph breaks, so format your answer to each question as one paragraph.

Please keep an eye on our website for the opening of the Scholarship application form, and let us know if you have any queries!

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