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 2018. 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 processed in October 2018. You do not need to apply. The £1000 payment will be processed in October 2019, 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 2018
  • Be from the UK or EU (not be classed as an international student for tuition fee purposes)

UK Electronics Skills Foundation ScholarshipsUKESF Logo

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 £ 1,000 /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, Dialog Semiconductor, Imagination Technologies, Leonardo, Renesas, Rolls-Royce, Socionext 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.

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UKESF Scholarship Scheme 2017/18 (PDF)

For more information visit: or contact Dr James Green

Thomas Walker Scholarship - mature students


  Thomas Walker  Daisy WalkerThis scholarship was established in the memory of Thomas Walker (BEng 1931, MEng 1933) thanks to a generous legacy from the estate of his late wife Mrs Daisy Eveline Walker(pictured left)

 The scholarship is intended to assist a mature student to return to education to study for a degree in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.  The scholarship will provide a stipend of £3,000 per year for each year of the degree programme.  For the purposes of this scholarship, a mature student is defined by the University as any student who is over the age of 21 on entry.  We would particularly welcome applications from individuals with dependants and/or caring responsibilities.

For further details, including details of how to apply, please contact Ms Alison Bertie -

Anne Bainbridge Scholarships - female students

The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering is offering Scholarships up to £2,000 to female students who achieve the published academic requirements and commence their first year of undergraduate studies with us in 2018. 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 or contact Ms Alison Bertie

Scholarships for International Students

Engineering International Scholarships (EIS) 2018

EIS are available to all international undergraduate students starting their studies in the Faculty of Engineering in September 2018. The scholarships are worth £2,500 per year.

For further details see here:

Engineering Excellence Scholarships 2018

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 (equivalent performance in alternative qualifications may also be considered) 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 2018 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 depends on your academic achievement:

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

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.

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

Further details:

The scholarships will take the form of a cash bursary only.
The scholarship will be processed in October – 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 a pathway program such as that provided by the University of Sheffield International College 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.

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 £1,500 a year for UK students who are eligible to receive the award.

More about University Bursaries:

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:

Course fees for undergraduate courses:

Reassessment Fees:

For more information, please contact;

Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions Manager - Ms Alison Bertie

Disclaimer: All details were correct at the time of publication and can be subject to change.