The University of Sheffield, UK is offering 125 Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships for the year 2022.
These scholarships are worth 25% of the original tuition fee for a postgraduate programme and are available to all new international students who fulfill the eligibility criteria.
The scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee discount only, there is no cash alternative.
Applications for the scholarship will open mid-November and candidates will have to send in their completed forms by May 16, 2022, 1pm (UK time). The list of beneficiaries will be announced on June 13, 2022 by 4pm (UK time).
Who is eligible to apply:
- Aspiring candidates 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 are not eligible to apply for a scholarship.
- Candidate must not be a sponsored student.
- March programmes are considered as postgraduate taught programmes and are not eligible for undergraduate scholarships.
- The candidate must be self-funded and required to pay the overseas tuition fee.
- The scholarships are not applicable to any postgraduate courses where the higher clinical fee is applicable.
Aspiring candidates should have a strong academic profile and a clear rationale for the course applied in the University of Sheffield. The future ambitions of the candidate must be clear and strongly related to the degree they have applied for. A panel of senior members of staff will select the strongest applications.
If a candidate is admitted to a two-year Master’s programme, the scholarship will be available in the second year of their studies subject to successful completion of year one, and all remaining eligibility and award criteria.
The scholarship will be forfeited if the candidate changes the course of their study during the programme. The merit scholarship can be provided for a maximum of two 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 will be split pro-rata for a maximum of four years.
Selected candidates for the scholarship will be required to pay a tuition fee deposit by a fixed date.