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Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to introduce you to the undergraduate Scholarships Award Scheme for 2019 entry for students from England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

The scholarship award applies to each year of study subject to the eligibility criteria outlined below. 

Students who make Queen’s University Belfast their Firm Choice will be contacted in June 2019 and asked to choose from one of the generous scholarship options that suit their needs.

Every year, we offer a range of fantastic scholarships for new students. This includes the opportunity to receive up to £2,500* per year off your fees.

Alternatively, you can avail of tuition fee reduction along with great lifestyle benefits. These include free flights, accommodation upgrades, and even free gym and cinema passes!

Queen’s University Belfast believes in rewarding hard work and excellence.

*Applies to Tuition Fee Scholarships only for applicants achieving AAB


Scholarship Option One: Tuition fee plus lifestyle and accommodation benefits

Band

Scholarships

Tuition fees

Scholarship value

Net fee

1

Achieve AAB at A-level or higher

£9,250

£1,750 + benefits

£7,500

2

Achieve ABB at A-level

£9,250

£1,000 + benefits

£8,250

3

Achieve Offer Grade

£9,250

£500 + benefits

£8,750

 

Successful students will receive the following Undergraduate Scholarships benefits:

  • Three flights home for each year of study1
  • Free off-peak Queen’s Sport membership for each year of study2
  • Free movie pass at the Queen's Film Theatre for each year of study3
  • Free upgrade to an ensuite room in any of our locations 4
  • Free Bedding and Kitchen Pack in first year
  • Free shipping of luggage (up to 40kg) in first year5

Notes 

  1. A cash amount of £280 will be paid in November each year towards the cost of three flights home.
  2. Free off peak Queen’s Sport student membership valid for nine months will be issued in October each year.
  3. A free movie pass for Queen’s Film Theatre will be issued in October each year and will entitle the bearer to 27 free admissions.
  4. Free upgrade to an ensuite room in any of our locations applies for the full term of the 38-week contract.
  5. A cash amount of £61 based on Royal Mail Parcelforce 40KG rate will be paid in October of the first year of study towards the cost of luggage shipping.

Scholarship Option Two: Tuition fee only

Band

Scholarships

Tuition fees

Scholarship value

Net fee

1

Achieve AAB at A-level or higher

£9,250

£2,500

£6,750

2

Achieve ABB at A-level

£9,250

£1,750

£7,500

3

Achieve Offer Grade

£9,250

£1,250

£8,000

 

There is no application process for these scholarships. If you meet the criteria outlined in the above tables you will be identified automatically.

The awards have been created with you in mind allowing you to choose the option that best suits your needs.

  • Option one: A tuition fee scholarship combined with accommodation and lifestyle benefits
  • Option two: A tuition fee only scholarship

The scholarship award applies to each year of study subject to the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Students who make Queen’s University Belfast their Firm Choice will be contacted in June 2019 and asked to choose their scholarship option preference.
  2. Eligible students who achieve grades AAB at A-Level, or the equivalent in other qualifications (as determined by the Admissions and Access Service), will qualify for a Band 1 scholarship. Those who achieve ABB at A-Level or the equivalent in other qualifications will qualify for Band 2, and those who satisfy the conditions of their offer (if lower than ABB at A-Level, or the equivalent in other qualifications, as determined by the Admissions and Access Service) will qualify for Band 3.

For more information, read the Scholarship Plus FAQs or contact +44 (0)2890 975120 / gbschol@qub.ac.uk.

Eligibility criteria

  1. Students must be from England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands or Isle of Man and paying tuition fees of £9,250.
  2. Students must apply through UCAS making Queen's University Belfast their Firm Choice and enrol in 2019.
  3. Scholarships exclude students applying for Medicine, Dentistry, and to the Queen’s colleges at Stranmillis and St. Mary’s.
  4. Scholarships exclude students offered a place during UCAS Clearing and Adjustment.
  5. Students must achieve a minimum of AAB grades at A-level or equivalent in other qualifications (as determined by the Admissions and Access Service) to qualify for a Band 1 scholarship.
  6. Students must achieve a minimum of ABB grades at A-level or equivalent in other qualifications (as determined by the Admissions and Access Service) to qualify for a Band 2 scholarship.
  7. Students must satisfy the conditions specified in their offer if lower than ABB grades at A-level or equivalent in other qualifications (as determined by the Admissions and Access Service) to qualify for a Band 3 scholarship. The scholarship is awarded for academic excellence and is specific to grades. Queen’s University Belfast does not accept a drop of grade points (demonstrated in eligibility criteria 11).
  8. Only one of the above scholarships will be awarded to any individual student.
  9. Scholarships Plus benefits may be subject to change for an equivalent offer and recipients must continue to meet the eligibility criteria in point one above to receive offers each year.
  10. Students will be asked to choose their preferred option by email in June 2019 and no switching between options will be allowed at any stage.
  11. Please note that Queen's University Belfast, like most comparable Universities and as stated in our Prospectus and Admissions Policy, makes offers in terms of grades rather than UCAS tariff points.

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