International Merit Postgraduate Scholarships – apply now for 2024

  • DeadlineDeadline: 1pm (UK time) Monday 13 May 2024
  • Yorkshire & Humberside, All EnglandYorkshire & Humberside, All England


125 International Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 

The University of Sheffield are offering 125 International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships in 2024.

Each scholarship is a competitive award worth £5,000 towards the original tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2024. The scholarships are available to all new international students who meet the eligibility criteria.

You must hold an offer to study at the University of Sheffield.

How to apply 

Applications are now open. The deadline to apply is 1pm (UK time) Monday 13 May 2024.

Find out if you’re eligible and apply here

Who is eligible to apply?

Eligibility criteria

Your programme must commence at the University of Sheffield in autumn 2024.

  • 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

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