The University of Sheffield is offering delighted to offer 100 International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships in 2019. The scholarships are available to all new international (non-EU) students who meet the eligibility criteria.
Each scholarship is a competitive award worth 25% of the original tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2019.
The scholarship can be awarded in conjunction with any available scholarships from the Department or Faculty you will be studying in, subject to not becoming a sponsored student*. Please use the funding calculator to find out if any scholarships are available from your Department/Faculty.
Degree Level: Scholarship is available to study postgraduate program.
Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study any of the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Benefits: Each scholarship is a competitive award worth 25% of the original tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programmed starting in September 2019.
Number of scholarship: 100
Eligible Nationalities: The scholarship is available to International students
Entrance Requirement: You must hold an offer to study a full-time or part-time postgraduate taught course before 16:00 (UK time) on Friday 19 April 2019.
• You must accept an offer to study a full-time or part-time postgraduate taught programmed at the University of Sheffield before 16:00 (UK time) on 26 April 2019.
• Your programmed must commence at the University of Sheffield in September 2019.
• Distance learning courses are ineligible for a merit scholarship.
• You must receive an offer for a course studied in full at the University of Sheffield. Masters programmes split between the University of Sheffield and a partner institution is not eligible to apply for a scholarship.
• All Crossways courses and Erasmus Munds courses are ineligible for a merit scholarship.
• For tuition fee purposes you must be self-funded and required to pay the overseas tuition fee.
• You must not be a sponsored student.
• For scholarship purposes, all March programmers are considered as postgraduate taught programmers and are not eligible for undergraduate scholarships.
• Anyone studying a Masters/integrated PhD programmed is eligible for a merit scholarship in the Master’s element of the programmed only.
• These scholarships are not applicable to any postgraduate courses where the higher clinical fee is applicable, this includes, but is not exclusive to the following courses:
You must commence your programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2019.
• The International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarship 2019 cannot be awarded in conjunction with any of the following scholarships:
– International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2019
– NCUK Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarship 2019
– NCUK Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2019
– The University of Sheffield Southern Africa Student Scholarship Fund 2019
– Santander International Merit Scholarship 2019
– Sir SY Chung Scholarship 2019
In the event that you are selected for any of the above scholarships, the most valuable award will take precedence.
• The scholarship can be awarded in conjunction with any available scholarships from the Department or Faculty you will be studying in, subject to not becoming a sponsored student*. Please use the funding calculator to find out if any scholarships are available from your Department/Faculty.
• The scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any funding from an external sponsor, excluding a loan, which has to be paid back in full.
• If you are studying a 2 year Masters programme the scholarship will be available in the second year of your studies subject to successful completion of year 1, and all remaining eligibility and award criteria.
• The scholarship is not applicable to any years in industry or study abroad years that are compulsory or optional elements of your course.
• If you are selected for a merit scholarship and you fail to meet the conditions of your offer you will no longer be eligible to receive the award.
• If you change your Masters’ programme during your studies your merit scholarship may be forfeited.
• The merit scholarship can be provided for a maximum of 2 full-time academic years. This does not include years in industry or year(s) abroad. For part-time students on programmes that last longer than one year the scholarship, the scholarship will be split pro-rata for a maximum of 4 years.
• Part-time students will receive the full value of the scholarship split pro-rata over the duration of the course.
• The scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee discount only.
• The decision of the scholarship panel is final. No scholarship applications or decision appeals will be considered.
• All decisions made by the University are made in good faith. If a scholarship is awarded on the basis of predicted grades and you do not achieve the predicted grades or if the information provided is false, the University reserves the right to remove the scholarship.
• If you are selected for the scholarship, you will be required to pay a tuition fee deposit by a fixed date.
Deadline: April 19, 2019