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