December 23, 2012

Sheffield Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships for Students from Nigeria, Ghana and Other Countries

Sheffield Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships for Students from Nigeria, Ghana and Other Countries

Study Subjects: Several fields
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: University of Sheffield
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Scholarship Description
The University is pleased to offer a range of scholarships to students from Nigeria who show exceptional academic potential and are starting their studies at the University of Sheffield in September 2013.

The Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships include: Engineering International Scholarships, Science International Scholarships, Law International Scholarships, and Arts International Scholarships.

Eligibility
To be eligible, the following must apply (for Nigerian students):
  1. Engineering International Scholarships
    Eligibility and Award Criteria:
    • You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2013 in one of the departments listed below
    • You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes. 
    • The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in first or subsequent years. 
    • The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.
    • The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

  2. Science International Scholarships
    Eligibility and Award Criteria:
    • You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2013 in one of the departments listed below
    • You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
    • The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in first or subsequent years.
    • The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.
    • The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

  3. Law International Scholarships
    Eligibility and Award Criteria:
    • You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2013 in the School of Law.
    • You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
    • The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in first or subsequent years.
    • The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.
    • The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

  4. Arts International Scholarships
    Eligibility and Award Criteria:
    • You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2013 in one of the departments listed below
    • You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
    • The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in first or subsequent years.
    • The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.
    • The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.
Eligible groups
Targeted at Students from Nigeria. Note that scholarships are also open to other international undergraduate students from Ghana and Other Countries.

Participating Institutions
University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom

Fields of study
Fields include areas of study in one of the following departments:
  • Faculty of Engineering: Aerospace Engineering, Automatic Control & Systems Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering;
  • Faculty of Science: Animal and Plant Sciences, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology;
  • School of Law; and
  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities: Archaeology, Biblical Studies, History, Philosophy, Music, School of English, School of Languages and Cultures.
Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of study. Please note that scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction. For the various faculties, the values are:
  • Engineering and Sciences: The scholarships are worth £2,000 per year each.
  • Law and Arts/Humanities: The scholarships are worth £1,500 per year each
Method of Application
The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in the first or subsequent years.

In other words, scholarships are awarded when you apply to and are offered a place of study for your undergraduate program at the University of Sheffield in the various courses of study listed above. Subsequently, the scholarships are automatically re-awarded every year of your study IF you meet the re-award criteria i.e achievement of 60% overall average mark each year.

To apply to the University of Sheffield, visit the University's How to Apply page for complete and detailed information.

Please note:
  • All applications for undergraduate study in the UK, including The University of Sheffield, must be made through an organisation called Universities and Colleges Admissions Service or UCAS.
  • All undergraduate degree programmes at the University of Sheffield begin in September each year. The University does not have an intake in January or February.
DEADLINES:
It is important to apply as early as possible as demand for places on undergraduate degree programmes often exceeds the number of places available. You do not need to wait for final examination results or references before you apply for a study place.

There are three application deadlines for courses through UCAS - 15 October, 15 January and 24 March - it is important to check the deadline for your chosen course(s).

For detailed information on how to apply please visit the UCAS website.

Contact
Tomi Lasebikan
West Africa Regional Officer (The University of Sheffield)
Kaplan International Colleges Ltd
South Atlantic Petroleum Towers
3rd Floor, Wing B, White Building,
Plot 98, Adeola Odeku Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
Nigeria

Email: tomi.lasebikan@sheffield.ac.uk
Tel: +234 (0)819 056 2931
Mobile: +234 (0)703 414 1021

Office opening hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Application Deadline: 15 October, 15 January and 24 March annually
Open to International students: Yes (Nigeria, Ghana, Others)

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