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Undergraduate scholarships 

Chemical Engineering Academic Excellence Scholarship

£4,500 for the top-performing applicant.

One award of £4,500 in the first year only to the student achieving the highest number of UCAS points across their highest-scoring three A levels (or equivalent) including pre-requisite subjects.

Terms and conditions:

• Open to Home/EU students applying in the 2016-17 admissions cycle for a place on one of our undergraduate courses starting in September 2018.
• This scholarship is open to those who apply to and make Sheffield their Firm choice by 30th June 2018.
• Students may be awarded a maximum of one departmental scholarship.
• This scholarship is for the first year of study only.
• This scholarship will be awarded automatically on the basis of results received from UCAS during Confirmation.

Harley Scholarships

Do you want to study abroad? Travel or spend time doing field work? 

CBE are offering a number of scholarships up to £9000 to distribute amongst sucessful applicants.

To be eligible or a scholarships you must.

  • Be a registered undergraduate in CBE
  • Intend to undertake some form of study or work experience in areas such as Fuel Technology or Environmental Science
  • All applicants must include an element of travelling fieldwork or study abroad
  • Applications are competitive and can be made at any time. Easter study it is advised you apply before the end of February 2018 and for summer study that you apply before may 2018.
  • Upon completion of the scholarship you will be required to submit a written report to the Head of Department.  

For further information please contact Dr Robert Edyvean r.edyvean@sheffield.ac.uk + 44 (0)114222 7506

Meredith Thring Memorial Scholarship

£4,500 for the top-performing applicant who also meets the criteria set out below.

Professor Meredith Wooldridge Thring (1915-2006), Head of Department from 1953-1964, was an inventor, author and engineer known for his work in energy and robotics. Concerned with sustainability and the engineer’s responsibility to improve the world for all its inhabitants, he worked on projects as diverse as the design of a robot firefighter to converting vehicles to run on producer gas made from wood. Professor Thring played a pivotal role in developing the Department, increasing undergraduate student numbers and creating new laboratories and research areas; he was a respected teacher to students from all over the world. 

One award of £4,500 in the first year only to the student achieving the highest number of UCAS points across their highest-scoring three A levels (or equivalent) including pre-requisite subjects and also meets the following criteria:

Comes from a low-scoring POLAR3 quintile, i.e. quintile 1 or 2, and
• Is a mature student, or
• Is a care leaver, or
• Is the first to university in their family, as recorded on their UCAS application form

Applicants can check their POLAR3 quintile 

Terms and conditions:

• Open to Home/EU students applying in the 2017-18 admissions cycle for a place on one of our undergraduate courses starting in September 2018.
• This scholarship is open to those who apply to and make Sheffield their Firm choice by 30th June 2018.
• Students may be awarded a maximum of one departmental scholarship.
• This scholarship is for the first year of study only.
• This scholarship will be awarded automatically on the basis of results received from UCAS during Confirmation and on information provided on the applicant's UCAS form."

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Harry Brearley Achievement Scholarships

Up to £1,500 for applicants achieving AAA at A level, or equivalent, and meeting the criteria set out below.

Harry Brearley (1871-1948) was a Sheffield metallurgist and the inventor of stainless steel. Brearley experimented with the addition of chromium to steel to produce a new alloy more effective at preventing erosion caused by high temperatures, in the process discovering that the samples were resistant to acid attack. This discovery led to the mass-production of stainless steel for cutlery, the manufacture of which has been a part of Sheffield’s industrial heritage since the 16th century

Awards worth up to £1,500 to applicants who demonstrate academic ability by achieving AAA at A level, or equivalent, including pre-requisite subjects, and who also meet the following criteria:

Comes from a low-scoring POLAR3 quintile, i.e. quintile 1 or 2, and
• Is a mature student, or
• Is a care leaver, or
• Is the first to university in their family, as recorded on their UCAS application form

Applicants can check their POLAR3 quintile

Terms and conditions:

• Half the scholarship will be paid during the first semester of year 1, with the second half contingent upon achieving at least a 2:i average at the end of the first year of study.
• Open to Home/EU students applying in the 2017-18 admissions cycle for a place on one of our undergraduate courses starting in September 2018.
• This scholarship is open to those who apply to and make Sheffield their Firm choice by 30th June 2018.
• Students may be awarded a maximum of one departmental scholarship. Should an applicant for this scholarship become eligible for a Departmental Achievement Scholarship as a resulting of achieving A*AA or above, only the Departmental Achievement Scholarship will be awarded.
• This scholarship is for the first year of study only.
• This scholarship will be awarded automatically on the basis of results received from UCAS during Confirmation and on information provided on the applicant's UCAS form.".

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Global Scholars

The University of Sheffield run the Global Scholars scholarship scheme for UK/EU students. We'll pay your air fare to an overseas summer school, as well as tuition and accommodation while you are there.

To be eligible for a Global Scholars Scholarship you must:

  • achieve A*AA grades at A Level (or equivalent) or higher. You can apply with lower predicted grades but you must get the above or higher to receive the scholarship. If your qualifications are from before 2010 then we'll accept AAA at A Level

For further information and to download an application form visit the University's scholarships page.

Chemical Engineering Academic Achievement Scholarships

Up to £1,500 for applicants achieving A*AA or better at A level, or equivalent.

Awards worth up to £1,500 to applicants who demonstrate academic excellence by achieving A*AA or better at A level, or equivalent including pre-requisite subjects.

Terms and conditions:

• Half the scholarship will be paid during the first semester of year 1, with the second half contingent upon achieving at least a 2:i average at the end of the first year of study.
• Open to Home/EU students applying in the 2017-18 admissions cycle for a place on one of our undergraduate courses starting in September 2018.
• This scholarship is open to those who apply to and make Sheffield their Firm choice by 30th June 2018.
• Students may be awarded a maximum of one departmental scholarship.
• This scholarship is for the first year of study only.
• These scholarships will be awarded automatically on the basis of results received from UCAS during Confirmation.

Masters Scholars

The University of Sheffield run the Masters Scholars scholarship scheme for UK/EU students. We'll pay for you to do a masters straight after your undergraduate course.

To be eligible for a Masters Scholars Scholarship you must:

  • achieve A*AA grades at A Level (or equivalent) or higher. You can apply with lower predicted grades but you must get the above or higher to receive the scholarship. If your qualifications are from before 2010 then we'll accept AAA at A Level
  • meet the entry requirements for the masters course you choose

For further information and to download an application form visit the University's scholarships page.