Undergraduate scholarships

As well as University bursaries, there are scholarships available to help fund your study and enhance your learning experience.

You can also use our student funding calculator to find out about departmental scholarships you may be eligible for.

Scholarship Challenge

We're looking for talented students with the potential to influence the world around them for the better. If this is you, just answer the following question for your chance to be awarded one of 25 scholarships of a year’s free accommodation at the University of Sheffield:

How would you use the influence and expertise you will gain at the University of Sheffield to change something in your community?

To apply for this scholarship, you need to have received an academic offer to study a full-time undergraduate course at the University of Sheffield starting in September 2018.

How to apply

The deadline to submit your application is 5pm on Friday 16 March.

Scholarship Challenge

Alumni Fund scholarships

We're offering 150 Alumni Fund scholarships worth £3,600 each for home students starting their studies in September 2018. These are entirely funded by donations from alumni and friends of the University from around the world.

You'll need to be eligible for a maintenance loan from Student Finance and have a household income of below £50,000. You must also have received an academic offer to study a full-time undergraduate course at the University of Sheffield starting in September 2018.

How to apply

The deadline to submit your application is 5pm on Friday 16 March.

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Global Scholars

We'll pay your air fare to an overseas summer school, as well as tuition and accommodation while you are there.

To be in with a chance, you have to get A*AA in your A Levels (30 awards are available) or you'll need to have a household income of £40,000 or less (another 30 awards are on offer).

To apply for this scholarship, you need to have received an academic offer to study a full-time undergraduate course at the University of Sheffield starting in September 2018.

How to apply

The deadline to submit your application is 5pm on Monday 12 March.

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Department scholarships

Lots of departments offer scholarships, some of them sponsored by industry. Contact the department running the courses you're interested in to find out if they are offering anything for students starting in your year.

Contact a department via a course listing in our online prospectus

Sports scholarships

Do you compete at an elite level in your  sport? Then you can apply. Our Elite Sports Performance Scheme (ESPS) gives athletes different levels of support, from free gym membership, to an annual £1,000 award. Each year, one first-year application is also selected to receive a year’s free accommodation, in lieu of a monetary award.

External funding

There are organisations outside the University that can help fund your studies. We've listed some of the opportunities available on our undergraduate student funding table.

Additional scholarships

Lloyds Scholars Programme

The Lloyds scheme offers awards for talented students from low-income backgrounds. You also get the chance to take paid work experience with Lloyds.

HSBC care leavers' scholarships

With HSBC, we're co-funding five scholarships for care leavers. You could get all your tuition fees paid – for the whole course – plus £1,000 a year to help with living costs.