Sir Sze-yuen Chung Postgraduate Merit Scholarship 2024

We were delighted to offer 1 Sir Sze-yuen Chung Scholarship in 2024 to a student that was a national of or permanently domiciled in Hong Kong SAR. This was a competitive award worth £5,000 towards the tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2024.

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Key dates

  • The deadline for scholarship applications is 1.00pm (UK time) on Monday 13 May 2024.
  • Scholarship results will be announced on Monday 10 June 2024.
  • If you are offered the scholarship, we’ll ask that you confirm acceptance of your scholarship and your offer by a fixed date.

Eligibility criteria (2024)

  • You must have held an offer to study a full-time or part-time postgraduate taught course at the University of Sheffield.
  • Your programme must commence at the University of Sheffield in September 2024.
  • You must be a national of or permanently domiciled in Hong Kong SAR.
  • Distance learning courses are ineligible for a merit scholarship.
  • You must receive an offer for 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 to apply for a scholarship.
  • All Crossways courses and Erasmus Mundus courses are ineligible for a merit scholarship.
  • For tuition fee purposes you must be self-funded and required to pay the overseas tuition fee.
  • You must not be a sponsored student*.
  • For scholarship purposes all MArch programmes are considered as postgraduate taught programmes and are not eligible for undergraduate scholarships.
  • Anyone studying a Masters/integrated PhD programme is eligible for a merit scholarship in the Masters element of the programme only.
  • 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
  • The University of Sheffield reserves the right to review and change scholarship provision.

Selection criteria

This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful. A panel of senior members of staff will select the strongest applications and will be looking for the following:

  • Applicant has provided a clear rationale for applying for a course at the University of Sheffield.
  • Applicant has clearly articulated future ambitions, these goals relate to the degree they have applied for.
  • Applicant has a strong academic profile.

How to apply

Our funding application form will be unavailable from 5.00pm (UK time) on Friday 19 April until 9.00pm (UK time) on Sunday 21 April 2024. You will not be able to access or submit applications during this time.

Applications are now open. The deadline to apply is 1.00pm (UK time) Monday 13 May 2024.

Apply for a Sir Sze-yuen Chung Postgraduate Merit Scholarship 2024

Award criteria

  • You must commence your programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2024.
  • The Sir SY Chung Scholarship 2023 cannot be awarded in conjunction with any of the following scholarships:
    • International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2024
    • International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarship 2024
    • NCUK Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2024
    • The University of Sheffield Africa Scholarship 2024
  • In the event that you are selected for any of the above scholarships the most valuable award will take precedence.
  • The scholarship can be awarded in conjunction with any available scholarships from the Department or Faculty you will be studying in, subject to not becoming a sponsored student*. Please use the funding calculator to find out if any scholarships are available from your Department/Faculty.
  • The scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any funding from an external sponsor**, excluding a loan, which has to be paid back in full.
  • The scholarship is for one year only.
  • If you are selected for a merit scholarship and you fail to meet the conditions of your offer you will no longer be eligible to receive the award.
  • Part-time students will receive the full value of the scholarship split pro-rata over the duration of the course.
  • The scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee discount only.
  • The decision of the scholarship panel is final. No scholarship applications or decision appeals will be considered.
  • All decisions made by the University are made in good faith. If a scholarship is awarded on the basis of predicted grades and you do not achieve the predicted grades or if the information provided is false, the University reserves the right to remove the scholarship.
  • If you are selected for the scholarship, you will be required to pay a tuition fee deposit by a fixed date.

* Sponsored student is defined as an individual who in receipt of a total sum of funds 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.

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