Scholarships, Bursaries and Finance Information 

EEE Academic Achievement Scholarships

Scholarships of £2,000 will be awarded as a one-off payment in recognition of academic excellence to students starting an undergraduate honours degree programme in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering in 2017. Students will receive a further £1000 upon successful attainment of a 70% average at the end of the first year.

The £2000 scholarship will be paid automatically in October 2017. You do not need to apply. The £1000 payment will be made in October 2018, following confirmation of your first year grade average.

To be eligible for an academic achievement scholarship you must:

  • Attain A level grades of A*AA or above (equivalent performance in alternative qualifications may also be considered)
  • Have made The University of Sheffield, Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, your first (firm) choice in the UCAS application process
  • Commence your first year undergraduate studies in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering in 2017
  • Be from the UK or EU (not be classed as an international student for tuition fee purposes)

UK Electronics Skills Foundation ScholarshipsUK Electronics Skills Foundation

The UKESF encourages young people to study Electronics and pursue careers in the sector. They also connect the most capable Electronics students at top UK universities with leading employers.

Students studying for an Electronics degree can apply to the UKESF for bursaries and work placements. The bursaries are £ 1,680 /year and the paid work placements are for either summer work and/or for a whole year. Many leading electronics design companies are involved in the scheme including: ARM, Cadence, CSR, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Infineon, National Instruments, NVIDIA and Thales. Students can apply in any year of their course (except final year). The scheme is open to home and EU students. First years need to have 3As at A-level, second and third years need to have achieved at least a 2.1 classification in their end of year examinations.

UKESF visit

UKESF Scholarships Briefing to EEE 2015-16 (PDF)

For more information visit: www.ukesf.org or contact Dr James Greeen


Anne Bainbridge Scholarships

The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering is offering a Scholarship of £2,000 to female students who achieve the published academic requirements and commencing their first year of undergraduate studies with us in 2017. Women are currently under represented in Engineering, generally, and our aim is to redress this imbalance in EEE. Our commitment to this can be measured by the award of an Athena Swan Bronze Award to the Department.

For more information visit http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/eee/admissions/female_scholarships or contact Ms Alison Bertie


Scholarships for International Students

Engineering International Scholarships (EIS) 2017

EIS are available to all international undergraduate students starting their studies in the Faculty of Engineering in September 2017. The scholarships are worth £2,500 per year.

For further details see here: www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/enquiry/money/ugengineering

Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarships (FEES) 2017

FEES are available to international, undergraduate students with established and continued academic excellence. Students meeting the award criteria will receive the award on entry – amount dependent on academic achievement as follows:

  • A*A*A* - £3000
  • A*A*A - £2000
  • A*AA - £1000

FEES students who maintain excellence throughout their chosen degree programme will receive an additional £1000 per year.

For further details see here: www.sheffield.ac.uk/faculty/engineering/international/scholarship

Please take a look at our international student funding table for other funding information.


University Bursaries

The University of Sheffield provides University Bursaries of up to £1,400 a year for UK students who are eligible to receive the award.

More about University Bursaries:
www.shef.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/help/bursaries/index

Fees and Finance

Fees for undergraduate courses are determined by the University. Further information is available from the University's web pages for Prospective Undergraduates.

Finance help and information for prospective undergraduates:
www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance

Course fees for undergraduate courses:
www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/fees

For more information, please contact;

Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions Manager - Ms Alison Bertie