Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2018

We are pleased to offer the Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2018 to international students starting a taught masters programme in September 2018:

  • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £16,800 and £18,900
  • £2,500 if your tuition fees are £18,901 and upwards

Eligibility and award criteria

To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be a national of or permanently domiciled in one of the following:

East and South Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Mauritius Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Mexico, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
South East Asia: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam Azerbaijan
Bangladesh Canada
Ghana India
Iran Japan
Kazakhstan Nepal
Pakistan Russia
South Korea Sri Lanka
Taiwan Turkey
Ukraine USA
  • Your Postgraduate Taught Masters must be scheduled to commence at the University of Sheffield in September 2018.
  • Subject to meeting the eligibility and award criteria the Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2018 will be awarded automatically – no application is required.
  • The scholarship can be awarded in conjunction with other University of Sheffield scholarships, tuition fee discounts and rewards as long as you do not become fully funded, for tuition fee purposes, as a result of the sum of these awards.
  • The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction only.
  • You must be self-funded and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • You must receive study a course studied in full at the University of Sheffield. Masters programmes split between the University of Sheffield and a partner institution are not eligible for a scholarship.
  • All Crossways courses and Erasmus Mundus courses are ineligible for an automatic scholarship.
  • The scholarship cannot be awarded in-conjunction with any funding (full or partial) from an external sponsor**, excluding a loan, which has to be paid back in full.
  • The scholarship is for full-time and part-time students only. Students studying online or via distance learning are not eligible for the scholarship
  • Part-time students will receive the full-time equivalent of the scholarship split pro-rata over the duration of the Masters course, subject to all eligibility and award criteria.
  • These scholarships are not applicable to any postgraduate courses where the higher clinical fee is applicable, this includes, but is not exclusive to the following courses:
DClinDent Orthodontics MClinDent in Orthodontics
DClinDent Endodontics MClinDent in Paediatric Dentistry
DClinDent Periodontics MMedSci in Diagnostic Oral Pathology
DClinDent Prosthodontics
  • If you are studying a 2-year Masters programme the scholarship will be available in the second year of your studies subject to successful completion of year 1.
  • A Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2018 cannot be awarded in-conjunction with an NCUK automatic award. The NCUK award will take precedence over the Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2018.

* A sponsored student is defined as being an individual in receipt of a total sum of funds from either the University or an external organisation** that matches or exceeds the original tuition fee required by the University.

** Government or governmental organisation – international, national or regional; research council; charity; private enterprise; or any similar organisation.

Page updated: 21 February 2018