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Scholarships at University of Sheffield

There are 7 scholarships available at University of Sheffield.

Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources; You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes; You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organisation; Your mode of attendance must be full time; You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2020. This scholarship cannot be deferred; Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service;

Application details

You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you receive an offer to study one of the eligible courses and you are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, one of the eligible countries or territories.

Funding type

Fees coverage

Bursary value

100% of fees covered

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

A full tuition fee waiver; Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend

International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2020

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction only. 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. Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) and Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) courses are ineligible for the International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2020. You must be self-funded and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes. You must receive study 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 for a scholarship. All Crossways courses and Erasmus Mundus courses are ineligible for an automatic scholarship. The scholarship is for full-time and part-time students only. Students studying online or via distance learning are not eligible for the scholarship. Part-time students will receive the full-time equivalent of the scholarship split pro-rata over the duration of the Masters course, subject to all eligibility and award criteria. 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. The scholarship is not applicable to any years in industry or study abroad years that are compulsory or optional elements of your course. This scholarship cannot be deferred to a future year of entry. If you decide to defer entry to another year you forfeit this award. For scholarship purposes all MArch programmes are considered as postgraduate taught programmes so are eligible for this scholarship.

Application details

International Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2020 will be awarded automatically – no application is required.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

2,35,139

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

The scholarship is worth £2,000 for courses in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences and £2,500 for courses in the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, and Faculty of

University of Sheffield Research Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Each Faculty can offer a range of University of Sheffield Research Scholarships which may include all or some of: Fees (UK/EU or Overseas) and a full maintenance stipend at the UKRI rate (full-time rate £15,009 in 2019-20); Fees (UK/EU or Overseas) and a half or partial maintenance stipend; Fees only (UK/EU or Overseas); A contribution towards fees and/or maintenance; Access to Research Support funds for conference and other expenses. These scholarships fund up to three and a half years full-time or seven years part-time study, subject to satisfactory progress. Part-time studentships are paid at 50% of the full-time rate. You should have, or expect to achieve, a first or upper second class UK honours degree or equivalent. You should be applying to start your first year of study on a full-time or part-time PhD with the University in academic year 2020-21 (after 1 October 2020). Awards are open to international applicants.

Application details

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis - applications are assessed on the basis of academic success and qualifications, experience, research background, a clear well-articulated research proposal, the potential impact of the research and a good match with supervisor/department expertise.

Funding type

Bursary and fees coverage

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Fees (Overseas) and a full maintenance stipend at the UKRI rate (full-time rate £15,009 in 2019-20)

NCUK Merit Scholarship 2020

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

You must hold an offer to study a full-time or part-time postgraduate taught course. You must accept an offer to study a full-time or part-time postgraduate taught programme at the University of Sheffield before 16:00 (UK time) on 26 April 2020. Your programme must commence at the University of Sheffield in September 2020. Distance learning courses are ineligible for a merit scholarship. Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) and Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) courses are ineligible for this 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 are not eligible to apply for a scholarship. All Crossways courses and Erasmus Mundus courses are ineligible for this scholarship. For tuition fee purposes you must be self-funded and required to pay the overseas tuition fee rate. You must not be a sponsored student. For scholarship purposes all MArch programmes are considered as postgraduate taught programmes and are not eligible for undergraduate scholarships. Anyone studying a Masters/integrated PhD programme is eligible for a merit scholarship in the Masters element of the programme only. You must commence your programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2020. 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.

Application details

The deadline for scholarship applications was 13:00 (UK time) on Monday 18 May 2020.

Funding type

Fees coverage

Bursary value

50% of fees covered

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

The scholarships are competitive awards worth 50% of the original tuition fee of an postgraduate degree programme starting in September 2020.

International Merit Postgraduate Scholarship 2020

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Your programme must commence at the University of Sheffield in autumn 2020; 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 are not eligible to apply for a scholarship; All Crossways courses and Erasmus Mundus 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 programmes are considered as postgraduate taught programmes and are not eligible for undergraduate scholarships; Anyone studying a Masters/integrated PhD programme is eligible for a merit scholarship in the Masters element of the programme only; This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful. A panel of senior members of staff will select the strongest applications and will be looking for the following: Applicant has provided a clear rationale for applying for a course at the University of Sheffield. Applicant has clearly articulated future ambitions, these goals relate to the degree they have applied for. Applicant has a strong academic profile. 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, there is no cash alternative. The decision of the scholarship panel is final. No scholarship applications or decision appeals will be considered.

Application details

The deadline for scholarship applications to apply was 13:00 (UK time) on Monday 18 May 2020.

Funding type

Fees coverage

Bursary value

Varies

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Each scholarship is a competitive award worth 25% of the original tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2020.

Gaza-Palestine Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2020

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

To be considered for the scholarship you must: be a citizen of Gaza; be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes; hold a conditional or unconditional offer from the University of Sheffield before Friday 25 May 2020 to study a full-time postgraduate taught Masters' course starting in September 2020. Eligible students will be sent details of how to apply. Distance learning and part-time students are not eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other scholarships, discounts or rewards from the University or external sources. Applying for the scholarship is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful; a panel of senior members of staff will select the strongest application.

Application details

The deadline to submit your application is 5pm (UK time) Monday 1 June 2020.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

3,76,222

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

The scholarship covers the cost of tuition, accommodation in a single occupant en-suite room in University halls of residence and a maintenance award of £4,000.

NCUK Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The scholarship is worth £2,000 for courses in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences and £2,500 for courses in the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, and Faculty of Science.You must hold an offer to study a full-time or part-time postgraduate taught course before 16:00 (UK time) on 15 June 2020; You must accept an offer to study a full-time or part-time postgraduate taught programme at the University of Sheffield before 16:00 (UK time) on 15 June 2020; Your programme must commence at the University of Sheffield in September 2020; Distance learning courses are ineligible for a merit scholarship; Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) and Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) courses are ineligible for this 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 are not eligible to apply for a scholarship; All Crossways courses and Erasmus Mundus courses are ineligible for this scholarship; For tuition fee purposes you must be self-funded and required to pay the overseas tuition fee rate. You must not be a sponsored student; For scholarship purposes all MArch programmes are considered as postgraduate taught programmes and are not eligible for undergraduate scholarships; Anyone studying a Masters/integrated PhD programme is eligible for a merit scholarship in the Masters element of the programme only; You must be studying a pre-masters qualification at an NCUK Centre, in any country. You must commence your programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2020. 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. 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.

Application details

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.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

2,35,139

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

The scholarship is worth £2,000 for courses in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences and £2,500 for courses in the Faculty of Engineering.