Wednesday, November 14, 2018

International Undergraduate Scholarship at University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905 as successor to the University College of Sheffield, which was established in 1897 by the merger of Sheffield Medical School (founded in 1828), Firth College (1879) and Sheffield Technical School (1884).

Sheffield is a multi-campus university predominantly over two campus areas: the Western Bank and the St George's. The university is organised into five academic faculties composed of multiple departments. It had 20,005 undergraduate and 8,710 postgraduate students in 2016/17. The annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £623.6 million of which £155.9 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £633.0 million. Sheffield ranks among the top 10 of UK universities for research grant funding.

Sheffield was placed 75th worldwide and 13th in the UK according to QS World University Rankings and 106th worldwide and 12th in the UK according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It was ranked 12th in the UK amongst multi-faculty institutions for the quality (GPA) of its research and for its Research Power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. In 2011, Sheffield was named 'University of the Year' in the Times Higher Education awards. The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014 ranked the University of Sheffield 1st for student experience, social life, university facilities and accommodation, among other categories.

It is one of the original red brick universities, a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the Worldwide Universities Network, the N8 Group of the eight most research intensive universities in Northern England and the White Rose University Consortium. There are eight Nobel laureates affiliated with Sheffield and six of them are the alumni or former long-term staffs of the university.

The University of Sheffield is inviting applications for International Undergraduate Scholarship for the year 2019. Scholarships are available to new international (non-EU) students.

The International Undergraduate Scholarship 2019 is worth 10% of your tuition fee and is offered in each following academic year subject to sustained academic success.

Eligible Countries: 
  • Scholarships are available to new international (non-EU) students.

Entrance Requirements: Eligibility and award criteria:
  • You must commence your studies of an undergraduate degree at the University of Sheffield in September 2019. All undergraduate degree courses are included except for Medicine (A100/A101) and Dentistry (A200).
  • You must choose the University of Sheffield as your firm or insurance choice before 16:00 (UK time) on 14 June 2019.
  • The scholarship will be awarded automatically – no scholarship application is required in the first or any subsequent years.
  • Subject to meeting the eligibility and award criteria the scholarship will be guaranteed in the first year of study.
  • The scholarship is applicable to each subsequent academic year of study, subject to achieving 60% or above and achieving a minimum of 120 credits in the previous academic year. The scholarship is not applicable to any compulsory or optional years in the industry, work placements or year abroad.
  • You must enter a degree programme at the University of Sheffield in programme year 1 or year 2.
The scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any of the following scholarships:- International Undergraduate Merit Scholarship 2019
  • International Baccalaureate Undergraduate Merit Scholarship 2019
  • GEMS International Merit Scholarship 2019
  • NCUK Undergraduate Scholarship 2019
  • NCUK Undergraduate Merit Scholarship 2019

English Language Requirements: The English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC) offers fee-paying preparatory courses to students intending to follow an academic course at the University and also provides a range of English language support classes free of charge to students registered at the University.

The English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC) is accredited by the British Council for the quality of its teaching and services.

Different classes cover all aspects of English language learning and run throughout the academic year.

How to Apply:
No additional scholarship application is required. If you meet the eligibility and award criteria below the scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee discount.

You can make an application to study an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Sheffield from anywhere in the world.

It is important to apply as early as possible as demand for places on undergraduate degree programmes often exceeds the number of places available. You do not need to wait for final examination results or references before you apply for a study place.

All applications for undergraduate study in the UK, including The University of Sheffield, must be made through an organisation called Universities and Colleges Admissions Service or UCAS.

All applications must be made online through the UCAS website.

All undergraduate degree programmes at the University of Sheffield begin in September each year. We do not have an intake in January or February.

June 14, 2019