- Organization: University of Sheffield
- Application Deadline 21 April, 2017
- Required Experience Bachelor's Degree/HND
The University of Sheffield is a premier-league, research-led institution with a population of over 25,000 students including more than 6,500 international students from over 115 countries.
We have a world-wide reputation for quality, operating at the forefront of research and training.
Sheffield is one of the best value cities to live and study in the UK. Living costs are 10% lower than the UK national average and 25% lower than London.
Sheffield is one of the greenest cities in England with 150 woodlands and 50 public parks within the city. The greenery is throughout the city from the centre, where the Winter Gardens is Europe's largest city centre temperate glasshouse, to the countryside, where the Peak District national park is only ten minutes away from the University.
University of Sheffield is pleased to offer International Merit Undergraduate Scholarships 2017
Our Merit Undergraduate Scholarships are worth 50% of the annual undergraduate tuition fee.
The aim of Sheffield University is to examine the impact of the division between further and higher education on strategies to widen participation in undergraduate education
To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be a national of or permanently domiciled in one of the following:
East and South Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Mauritius Middle East and North Africa: Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Sudan, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco
South East Asia: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Hong Kong, Japan, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, South Korea, Sri Lanka,Turkey
Applicants must have applied for and been offered a study place for a postgraduate taught masters programme at the University of Sheffield to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Applicants must apply for a study place by Friday 14 April 2017 for entry in September 2017 to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
The scholarship will not be available to applicants who have made the University of Sheffield their insurance choice.
The scholarship application is a separate online process to applying for a course. A link to the online scholarship application will be sent by email to all eligible students from January onwards.
The scholarship will be awarded on the the basis of academic merit and the supporting statement. The final decision will be made by an academic panel.
The scholarship is guaranteed in the first year of study and you can also receive this in each subsequent year of study, subject to achieving 60% or above in the previous academic year. This excludes any years in industry or study abroad periods. This applies to all undergraduate programmes except Medicine and Dentistry. Students of Medicine or Dentistry will only receive the scholarship for the non-clinical years (Medicine years 1 & 2 and Dentistry year 1)
The scholarship can be awarded in conjunction with other University of Sheffield scholarships as long as the individual does not become fully funded, for tuition fee purposes, as a result of the sum of these awards.
The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction only.
You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
The scholarship will not be awarded where partial funding is applicable from an external body* and there is an agreement already in place between the external body and the University of Sheffield to offer a tuition fee discount to the student.
The scholarships are for full-time and part-time students only. Students studying online or via distance learning are not eligible for the scholarships.
Part-time students will receive the full value of a one year of scholarship split pro rata over the duration of an equivalent single full-time academic year.
How to Apply: If you wish to be considered for this scholarship you need to apply. Eligible students will automatically be sent details of how to apply from January onwards.
Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 24 June, 2016.
- A link to the online scholarship application will be sent by email to all eligible students from January onwards.
- Applicants must have applied for a study place by 14 April 2017.
- The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday 21 April 2017.
- Scholarship results will be announced Friday 26 May 2017.