Engineering International Scholarship 2018

We are pleased to offer the Engineering International Scholarship 2018 to all international undergraduate students starting their studies in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield in September 2018.

The Engineering International Scholarship 2018 is worth £2,500 per year, subject to the following eligibility and award criteria:

Eligibility and award criteria

  • You must commence your studies of an undergraduate degree or foundation degree in September 2018 in one of the following departments at the University of Sheffield:

Automatic Control & Systems Engineering, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Interdisciplinary Programmes Office (IPO) – Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, MEng Engineering.

  • The scholarship will be awarded automatically – no scholarship application is required in the first or any subsequent years.
  • Subject to meeting the eligibility and award criteria the scholarship will be guaranteed in the first year of study. The award is applicable to each subsequent academic year of study, subject to achieving 60% or above and achieving a minimum of 120 credits in the previous academic year. This excludes any years in industry or study abroad periods.
  • The scholarship can be awarded in-conjunction with any other University of Sheffield scholarship, discount or reward as long you do not become fully funded, for tuition fee purposes, as a result of the sum of these awards and all other eligibility and award criteria are met.
  • The scholarship 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 not be a sponsored student*.
  • 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 a scholarship.
  • Part-time students will receive the full value of a one year of scholarship split pro-rata over the duration of an equivalent single full-time academic year.
  • The Engineering International Scholarship 2018 automatic scholarship cannot be awarded in-conjunction with an NCUK automatic award. The NCUK award will take precedence over the Engineering International 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.

Information updated: 29 November 2017

Engineering Excellence Scholarship

Scholarships of up to £3000 will be awarded as a one-off payment in recognition of academic excellence to overseas students starting an undergraduate degree in September 2018 in one of the following departments at the University of Sheffield:

Automatic Control & Systems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, MEng Engineering.

The scholarship amount awarded is dependent on academic achievement, qualification equivalent to A levels: A*AA - £1000, A*A*A - £2000 and A*A*A* - £3000. Departments will confirm equivalences.

To be eligible for an Excellence Scholarship you must:

  • 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 is depended on your academic achievement please email the Undergraduate Admissions Team for your chosen Department:

Automatic Control & Systems Engineering: adacse@sheffield.ac.uk
Chemical Engineering: chemeng@sheffield.ac.uk
Civil & Structural Engineering: civil@sheffield.ac.uk
Electrical & Electronic Engineering: eee-rec@sheffield.ac.uk
Materials Science & Engineering: l.c.mason@sheffield.ac.uk
Mechanical Engineering: admit.mech@sheffield.ac.uk
Aerospace: aerospace-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Bioengineering: bioengineering-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
MEng Engineering: meng-engineering-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk

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

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 all eligible students when they commence their studies in the Department in October 2018.

Further details:

  • The scholarships will take the form of a cash bursary only.
  • The scholarship will be awarded automatically 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.

Information updated: 9 April 2018

Computer Science Excellence Scholarship

Scholarships of up to £2000 will be awarded as a one-off payment in recognition of academic excellence to overseas students starting an undergraduate degree September 2018 in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield

The scholarship amount awarded is dependent on academic achievement, qualification equivalent to A levels: A*A*A - £1000, A*A*A* - £2000. The Department will confirm equivalences.

To be eligible for an Excellence Scholarship you must:

  • 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 is depended on your academic achievement please email the Undergraduate Admissions Team: com.ugadmit@sheffield.ac.uk

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 use the contact above to discuss your eligibility.

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 2018

Further details:

  • The scholarships will take the form of a cash bursary only.
  • The scholarship will be awarded automatically 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.

Information updated: 2 July 2018