Scholarships for students from UAE

The University is pleased to offer a range of scholarships to students from the UAE who show exceptional academic potential and are starting their studies at the University of Sheffield in September 2016.

Undergraduate Scholarships eg BA, BSc, BEng, MEng

Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships

We are pleased to offer scholarships to all international students starting their studies in the Faculties of Engineering, Science, Arts and Humanities and the School of Law in September 2016:

Engineering International Scholarships

Science International Scholarships

Law International Scholarships

Arts International Scholarships

Middle East & North Africa Merit Undergraduate Scholarships 2016

There are ten Middle East & North Africa Merit Undergraduate Scholarships, available for students from the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East & North Africa Merit Undergraduate Scholarships 2016

University of Sheffield GEMS Scholarship 2016

There is one University of Sheffield GEMS Scholarship available for students studying at a GEMS school in the UAE.

This scholarship is worth 50% of the undergraduate yearly tuition fee for each year of study for all undergraduate programmes. Students of Medicine or Dentistry will only receive the scholarship for the non clinical years (Medicine years 1 & 2 and Dentistry year 1) . The scholarship will take the form of a fee reduction.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be self-funding and classed as 'Overseas' for fee purposes AND be a current student at a GEMS school in the UAE. Eligible students who have applied to Sheffield for a study place will be invited to apply for the scholarship and the successful candidate will be selected from those who hold an offer of a study place at the University by Friday 29 April for entry in September 2016.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the supporting statement. The final decision will be made by an academic panel.

If you wish to be considered for this scholarship you need to apply online. The application procedure will open in late January 2016 and the application link will be distributed to eligible students via school counsellors.

The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday 22 April 2016.  Scholarships will be announced on 27 May 2016.

Other Merit Undergraduate Scholarships 2016

We also offer merit scholarships to students who are studying towards or have taken Advanced Placement qualifications (APs) or the International Baccalaureate (IB).

Advance Placement Scholarship 2016 and International Baccalaureate Scholarship 2016

Postgraduate Scholarships eg MA, MSc

Middle East & North Africa Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 2016

There is one Middle East & North Africa Merit Postgraduate Scholarships available for students. Each scholarship is worth 50% of the Postgraduate yearly tuition fee per year.

Middle East & North Africa Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 2016

Postgraduate research degrees eg PhD, MPhil

The University of Sheffield does not offer research studentships specifically for Emerati students. There are, however, studentships and funding for which students from the UAE can apply

Postgraduate Research scholarships

For information on available scholarships for PhD research programmes, please visit the following web-page:

Postgraduate Research Funding Opportunities

Other Sheffield Scholarships

Alumni rewards

Sibling and Spouse rewards

External organisations

The British Council in the UAE can also provide information on the scholarship and funding bodies in the UAE which support students for UK-based study.

More information from The British Council about funding opportunities

There are a number of external organisations that offer scholarships and funding to international students who wish to study in the UK.

More information about external sources of funding