The University of Sheffield offers the Merit Postgraduate Scholarships to international students who show exceptional academic potential starting a postgraduate taught master’s programme at the University in September.
Each scholarship is worth 50% tuition fee discount of your postgraduate taught masters degree tuition fee per year, for one year of study. The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.
22nd June 2018.
Masters courses offered at the university
50% tuition fee discount
The Masters Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
To be eligible for the Merit Postgraduate Scholarships:
-Applicants must have applied for and been offered a study place at the University of Sheffield to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
-Applicants must apply for a study place by Friday 15 June 2018. for entry in September 2018 to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
-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 February 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 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.
-These scholarships exclude postgraduate courses in Clinical Dentistry.
-Overseas students registered on partnership programmes will only be eligible for a proportionate amount of scholarship reflecting the percentage of the programme studied at and percentage of the tuition fees paid to the University of Sheffield. E.g. studying a 50:50 course with the University of Sheffield and another institution where the fees paid to the University of Sheffield are £8000, a scholarship will be applied which represents 50% of the full scholarship amount.