Scholarship for the Msc/Mlitt in Gender studies (Applied), funded by the family of our much-loved and much-missed colleague Dr Dee Amy-Chinn is
to support students with diverse life experiences which have marked their journey to postgraduate study.
Dee, a lecturer in the Division of Communication, Media and Culture at the University of Stirling, was instrumental in founding the Gender Studies MSc/MLitt programme. Dee died of bowel cancer in December 2015 and a donation was made from her family to fund these scholarships. Dee was the first in her family to go to university. She attended Lancaster University and later, mid-career, studied at Birkbeck University of London for her MA and MSc while continuing to work full time. She went on to gain a scholarship to do her PhD. Dee’s academic interests were focussed broadly on gender and sexuality in the media and public sphere. She was passionate about openness and fair treatment for all.
The Scholarship is worth £2,000 or 2,800$ US Dollar.
Only applicants holding a current offer from the University of Stirling for the MSc/MLitt Gender Studies (Applied) programme will be considered. The Scholarship is £2,000 and is paid to the successful recipient in two instalments – at the end of September and the end of January. If the recipient is studying part time the award will be distributed in four instalments over two years. All students (full and part-time/overseas, home and EU) undertaking the MSc/MLitt Gender Studies (Applied) are eligible to apply.