International Merit Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Sheffield 2021

International Merit Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Sheffield 2021

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International Merit Postgraduate Scholarships:

University of Sheffield is delighted to offer 150 International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships in 2021. Each scholarship is a competitive award worth 25% of the original tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2021. The scholarships are available to all new international students who meet the eligibility criteria. You must hold an offer to study at the University.


University of Sheffield

Degree Level:


Field of Study:

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

Scholarship Award:

Each scholarship is a competitive award worth 25% of the original tuition fee.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must commence your programme at the University of Sheffield in autumn 2021.
  • The International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarship 2021 cannot be awarded in conjunction with any of the following scholarships:
    • International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2021.
    • NCUK Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarship 2021.
    • Professor David Locker Scholarship in Social Science, Oral Health and Dentistry 2021.
  • 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.
  • If you are studying a 2 year Masters programme the scholarship will be available in the second year of your studies subject to successful completion of year 1, and all remaining eligibility and award criteria.
  • The scholarship is not applicable to any years in industry or study abroad years that are compulsory or optional elements of your course.
  • 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.
  • If you change your Masters programme during your studies your merit scholarship may be forfeited.
  • The merit scholarship can be provided for a maximum of 2 full-time academic years. This does not include years in industry or year(s) abroad. For part-time students on programmes that last longer than one year the scholarship the scholarship will be split pro-rata for a maximum of 4 years.
  • 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, there is no cash alternative.
  • 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.


International Students

Application Procedure:

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.
  • clearly articulated future ambitions, these goals relate to the degree they have applied for.
  • a strong academic profile.

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Application Deadline:

17 May 2021.

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