Engineering Academic Achievement Scholarships in 2016

A number of our departments within the Faculty of Engineering will be offering Academic Achievement Scholarships if you're starting your degree this year. These are designed to reward academic excellence that you have achieved prior to starting your course. There may also be awards given for continued excellence whilst you study with us. These are in addition to loans, bursaries and our Sheffield Scholars Scheme. Your financial circumstances will not affect your eligibility and you will be assessed automatically.

The departments that have confirmed they are taking part in this scheme are listed below. This list will be kept up to date throughout the year. Please select your department to find out more. If you are unsure which department your course sits in, please refer to our online prospectus.

Engineering Department

Automatic Control and Systems Engineering

Bioengineering

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Computer Science

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Automatic Control and Systems Engineering

The Department provides Scholarships for all Home and EU students entering in September 2016 who achieve AAA in their A-levels (or equivalent).

An Academic Achievement Scholarship is worth £3,000 of which £2,000 is paid after you’ve registered onto your course and a second instalment of £1,000 is paid at the end of the first year if an average grade of 70% or more is achieved.

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Bioengineering

If you achieve A*AA at A-level (or equivalent), make Bioengineering your firm choice for September 2016 and are a Home/EU student, you will be eligible to receive an Academic Achievement Scholarship of £2,000.

The first instalment of £1,000 will be paid after registration. The second instalment of £1,000 will be paid at the end of the first year, providing you achieve passes in all your modules and a grade average of 70 or above.

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Chemical and Biological Engineering

The Department is offering a number of scholarships to Home/EU students with established and continued academic excellence. Students who achieve AAA or higher at A-level (or equivalent) will receive the following awards.

• Students with AAA will receive £1,000
• Students with A*AA will receive £1,500
• Students achieving marks higher than A*AA will receive £2,000

You will automatically receive 50% of your Scholarship when you start your course. The remaining 50% will be awarded at the end of your first year provided you have achieved an average grade of 60% or higher in that year.

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Computer Science

The Department is offering a number of Academic Achievement Scholarships to UK and EU students.
Scholarships of £2,000 will be awarded as a one-off payment in recognition of academic excellence to students starting an undergraduate degree in 2016. Students are required to have achieved A level grades of AAA or above (or equivalent). Students will receive a further £1,000 upon successfully achieving a 70% average or higher at the end of the first year.

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Electronic and Electrical Engineering

The Department is offering a number of Academic Achievement Scholarships to UK and EU students.
Scholarships of £2,000 will be awarded as a one-off payment in recognition of academic excellence to students starting an undergraduate degree in 2016. Students are required to have achieved A level grades of AAA or above (or equivalent). Students will receive a further £1,000 upon successfully achieving a 70% average or higher at the end of the first year.

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EEE Continuing Excellence Awards

These awards are given to continuing Home and EU students moving from Year 1 to Year 2. Two awards are available:
• An award of £1,000 is available for qualifying students who achieve an average of 70% or greater
• An award of £500 is available for qualifying students who achieve an average between 65% and 70%
These are in addition to the above, and are available to all Home/EU students and are not based on achievements prior to starting your course.

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Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is offering a number of Academic Achievement Scholarships to UK and EU students entering in 2016.

Scholarships of up to £3,000 will be awarded as a one-off payment in recognition of academic excellence. The Scholarship will be paid automatically in October 2016. To be eligible for an academic achievement scholarship you must have made The University of Sheffield your first (firm) choice in the UCAS application process. The value of the Scholarships depends on your A level (or equivalent) grades achieved as follows:

• A*AA or above (or equivalent): £3,000
• AAA (or equivalent): £2,000

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If your department is not listed...

Your department may offer additional scholarships, prizes or awards that are not listed here. You may wish to contact them directly to see what is available. To find contact details for your department, choose your course in our online prospectus and select the 'More' tab.