The University of Sheffield seeks applications for scholarships to international students starting a taught master programme in September 2017.

The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905 as successor to the University College of Sheffield, which was established in 1897 by the merger of Sheffield Medical School, Firth College and Sheffield Technical School.

Students must be proficient in written and spoken English, normally demonstrated by grade C or above in GCSE English Language or an acceptable English language qualification.
Scholarships are available for pursuing a postgraduate programme in offered by the university.

Worth of Award
University is pleased to offer the following scholarships

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


  • To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be a national of or permanently domiciled in one of the following countries: Kenya, Uganda, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Mauritius, Ghana
  • Your Postgraduate Taught Masters must be scheduled to commence at the University of Sheffield in September 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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 Master’s 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:

How to Apply

  • The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required. Applicants can apply for postgraduate study using Postgraduate Online Application Form.
  • Applicants will need to include certain documents to support their application, for example, evidence of your previous qualifications and a personal statement.
  • They can supply these simply by uploading them to the relevant sections of your online application.

Deadline: The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required.

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