Scholarships

Details of fees, funding and scholarships available for undergraduate students.

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Home/EU students

Bioengineering Academic Achievement Scholarships

If you achieve A*AA at A-level (or equivalent), make bioengineering your firm choice for September 2020 and are a Home/EU student, you will be eligible to receive an Academic Achievement Scholarship of £2,000.

The first installment of £1,000 will be paid after you've arrived in Sheffield and registered on the course from week 3 onwards. The second installment 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.

Academic Achievement Scholarships are different from University Bursaries for UK students. They can be awarded on top of other bursaries or awards you may receive at the University.

If you want to defer entry, you're still eligible and payment will automatically be deferred until October 2021.

These scholarships are awarded automatically.

University bursaries and funding

Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible to apply for financial support.

Undergraduate fees and funding


International students

Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarship for 2020 entry

We are offering a number of scholarship awards to international, undergraduate students with established and continued academic excellence. The scholarship will be awarded to international undergraduate students who exceed the academic conditions of our standard UCAS offer. Candidates who attain A level grades of A*AA or above (or the equivalent qualification in your country) will receive the Excellence Scholarship.

To be eligible for an Excellence Scholarship you must:

  • make The University of Sheffield your first (firm) choice in the UCAS application process for 2020 entry
  • be an undergraduate student
  • be classed as an international student for tuition fee purposes
  • be taking all prerequisite subjects for your selected degree

We will offer the scholarship in the form of a cash bursary at the start of your course should you be eligible. The scholarship amount is depended on your academic achievement: A*AA - £1000, A*A*A - £2000 and A*A*A* - £3000. For international qualifications, visit here to confirm the equivalent of A*AA - applicants achieving the equivalent of this should expect to receive the scholarship at the minimum level. Please contact the department to confirm the exact level of award for higher achievements.

Once in receipt of this scholarship, you will be awarded £1,000 each subsequent academic year subject to maintaining a 69.5% overall average mark in the previous academic year.

If you join us directly in year 2, please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Officer to discuss your eligibility for the scholarship.

Candidates will not have to apply for these scholarships, as they are automatically awarded to all eligible students when they commence their studies in the department.

If you require further information please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Officer biosupport@sheffield.ac.uk

Further details:

  • The scholarships will take the form of a cash bursary only.
  • The scholarship will be awarded automatically – no application is required in the first or any subsequent years.
  • Receipt of the scholarship in subsequent years of study is subject to you achieving 69.5% overall average mark in the previous academic year. The scholarship will be withdrawn if you fail to achieve 69.5% and it will not be reinstated in the following year.
  • You will not receive the scholarship during any optional or compulsory study abroad periods or year in industry.
  • Students taking the University of Sheffield International College pathway program are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • 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.

Excellence Scholarship for NCUK 2nd year direct entry

£1K to each applicant who achieves an overall 70% - 79.9% and meets all our entry criteria (ie B in EAP, minimum of 70% in Maths, and minimum of 60% in all the other modules). Then a further £1K per academic year subject to maintaining a >70% overall average mark in the previous academic year.

£2K to each applicant who achieves an overall 80% - 84.9% and meets all our entry criteria (ie B in EAP, minimum of 70% in Maths, and minimum of 60% in all the other modules). Then a further £1K per academic year subject to maintaining a >70% overall average mark in the previous academic year.

£3K to each applicant who achieves an overall >85% and meets all our entry criteria (ie B in EAP, minimum of 70% in Maths, and minimum of 60% in all the other modules). Then a further £1K per academic year subject to maintaining a >70% overall average mark in the previous academic year.

University bursaries and funding

There are a number of funding opportunities available to international students.

International undergraduate scholarship

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