International excellence scholarships

At the Faculty of Engineering we recognise academic excellence by offering scholarships of up to £3,000 to international students starting an undergraduate degree in September 2021.

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Engineering Excellence Scholarship 2021

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 you must:
  • make The University of Sheffield your first (firm) choice in the UCAS application process for 2021 entry
  • be an undergraduate student
  • be classed as an international student for tuition fee purposes
  • be taking all prerequisite subjects for your selected degree
Conditions of scholarship amount

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 dependent on your academic achievement:

  • A*A A: £1,000
  • A*A*A: £2,000
  • A*A*A*: £3,000.

Equivalent qualifications can be found here.

Please contact your department below 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 70% overall average mark in the previous academic year.

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.

Participating departments and contact details

The scholarship amount is dependent on your academic achievement. Please email the Undergraduate Admissions Team for your chosen department for more information.

If you join us directly in year 2, please use the relevant email address above to discuss your eligibility.

Terms and conditions
  • 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 70% overall average mark in the previous academic year. The scholarship will be withdrawn if you fail to achieve 70% and it will not be reinstated in the following year.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.

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


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., C 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., C 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., C 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.


Computer Science Excellence Scholarship 2021

Scholarships of up to £2,000 will be awarded in recognition of academic excellence to overseas students starting an undergraduate degree September 2021 in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield.

Conditions of scholarship amount

The scholarship amount awarded is dependent on academic achievement, qualification equivalent to A levels:

  • £1,000 for A*A*A including an A* in Mathematics.
  • £2,000 for A*A*A* including an A* in Mathematics.

Visit here to confirm the equivalent of A*AA 

Please contact the Department to confirm the exact level of award for higher achievements.

Eligibility

To be eligible for an Excellence Scholarship you must:

  • attain A level grades of A*A*A (or above), or equivalent, including an A* in Mathematics.
  • make the University of Sheffield your first (firm) choice in the UCAS application process for 2021 entry
  • apply to study a full-time undergraduate programme in the Department of Computer Science
  • 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 please email the Undergraduate Admissions Team: ug-compsci@sheffield.ac.uk

Once in receipt of this scholarship, you will be awarded £1,000 each subsequent academic year subject to maintaining a 70% overall average mark in the previous academic year.

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 in October 2021.

Terms and conditions
  • 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 70% overall average mark in the previous academic year. The scholarship will be withdrawn if you fail to achieve 70% 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.

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 please email the Undergraduate Admissions Team: ug-compsci@sheffield.ac.uk

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