Scholarships, Bursaries and Finance Information 

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UK/EU Undergraduates

Experience Sheffield Scholarships

Over 150 Experience Sheffield Scholarships worth £3,600 each for home and EU students starting their studies in September 2019. These awards are entirely funded by donations from alumni and friends of the University from around the world. Find out more by following this link www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding/scholarships

Global Scholars

60 awards are available. We pay air fare to an overseas summer school, as well as tuition and accommodation. These awards are for students who a) have a household income of £40,000 or less or b) achieve A*,A,A (or higher) in their A-Levels (or equivalent).  Find out more by following this link www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding/scholarships/global-scholars

International (non-EU)

International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships 2019

50 scholarships worth 50% of tuition fees for each year (subject to a 60% average) of an undergraduate degree. Follow this link to find out more about these www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/enquiry/money/ugmerit

International Undergraduate Scholarships 2019

10% tuition fee discount to students who choose the University as their firm or insurance choice by 14 June 2019. For more information follow this link www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/enquiry/money/ugint

Disclaimer: All details were correct at time of publication and can be subject to change.  Please check with Alison Bertie for the latest details  - a.bertie@sheffield.ac.uk

EEE Academic Achievement Scholarships

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 2019. 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 2019. You do not need to apply. The £1000 payment will be processed in October 2020, 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 2019
  • Be from the UK or EU (not be classed as an international student for tuition fee purposes)
UKESF Scholarships

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.

UKESF visit

For more information visit: www.ukesf.org or contact Mr. Eddie Ball  - e.a.ball@sheffield.ac.uk

Engineering Excellence Scholarship - International Students

Engineering Excellence Scholarship

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 2019 entry.
  • Be an undergraduate student.
  • Be classed as an International student for tuition fee purposes.
  • Be taking all pre-requisite 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.

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: a.bertie@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 (i.e., 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 (i.e., 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 (i.e., 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.

Thomas Walker Scholarship for Mature Students

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.

 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 -  a.bertie@sheffield.ac.uk.


Anne Bainbridge Scholarships - female students

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 http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/eee/admissions/female_scholarships or contact a.bertie@sheffield.ac.uk

Additional information

Scholarships for International Students

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

University Bursaries

The University of Sheffield offers Bursaries to UK students.

More about eligibility for University Bursaries:
www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding/bursaries-2019

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/fees-funding

Reassessment Fees:

www.sheffield.ac.uk/ssid/exams/reassessment_fees

For more information, please contact;

Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions Manager: a.bertie@sheffield.ac.uk

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