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Queen's is introducing a range of scholarships for students applying to enter in 2014.

Scholarships for students from Northern Ireland

Queen's Scholars

Ten full fee scholarships will be available to students from Northern Ireland, designed to reward academic achievement and recognise wider social and community contributions including sports, music and the arts, business and enterprise and the community. They apply for the full duration of the undergraduate degree including any placement year.

More information on Queen's Scholars

Scholarships for students from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Performance Awards - £1,000

If you make Queen's your firm choice in your UCAS application, attain a minimum of three 'A' grades at A-level (or equivalent in alternative qualifications) and enrol in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subject, you will be considered for one of 50 £1,000 scholarships in your first year of study.

You must enrol in an undergraduate course in the following Schools:

  • Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering courses only)
  • Biological Sciences
  • Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (Biomedical Sciences courses only)
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The top 50 students will be selected on academic performance as determined by Queen's Admissions Service.

The award is subject to completion of semester 1 of first year (achieving at least a pass in each module studied). Eligible students will therefore receive their scholarships following the publication of semester 1 exam results.

Students must be enrolling at the University for the first time.

Download an application form for STEM Performance Awards. The application deadline is 5.00pm on Friday 31 October 2014.

Scholarships of up to £2,500 for students from England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man

Queen’s University is delighted to introduce a brand new Scholarships Plus award scheme for 2014 entry. You can choose between:

  • a tuition fee scholarship
  • a tuition fee scholarship combined with accommodation and lifestyle benefits including
    • Three flights home for each year of study
    • Free off-peak Queen’s Sport membership for each year of study
    • Free movie pass at the QFT for each year of study
    • Free upgrade to ensuite accommodation in Elms Village in first year
    • Free Bedding and Kitchen Pack at Elms Village in first year
    • Free shipping of luggage (up to 40kg) in first year

The scholarship award applies to each year of study subject to the eligibility criteria, and you don’t have to choose your preferred option until you enrol.

View full details of the Scholarships Plus award scheme.

Queen's University Entrance Scholarship Competition

All students entering the University for the first time to undertake a primary degree, and who have achieved at least three ‘A’ grades at A-Level (including AVCEs), are eligible to enter the University’s annual A-Level Entrance Scholarship Competition to receive one (or more) of the following awards:

  • David Russell Lappin Scholarship - £600 per annum for 3 years (1 award)
  • John Sinclair Porter Scholarship - £600 per annum for 3 years (2 awards)
  • Sullivan Scholarship - £1,000 per annum for 3 years (1 award)
  • Sullivan (RBAI) Scholarship - £200 per annum for 3 years(1 award)
  • Reid-Harwood Scholarship - £800 per annum for 3 years (1 award)
  • Megaw Scholarship - £900 (1 award)
  • Pakenham Scholarships - £200 per annum for 3 years (2 awards)
  • Dunwoody Scholarships - £500 per annum for 3 years (2 awards)

Applications for these scholarships have now closed.

The recipients will be determined on the basis of their three best A-Level marks.  Awards will be made by the University’s Scholarships and Awards Group in November of each year.  Payment of scholarships will be made during Semester 2, subject to confirmation of satisfactory performance in Semester 1.  Further information about how to apply will be available at enrolment and registration.

Sports Bursaries

Queen's Sport has launched a new Elite Athlete Programme (EAP) which will provide prospective, exceptional students a platform to achieve their sporting and academic goals.

For more information contact Karl Oakes, k.oakes@qub.ac.uk, at Queen's Sport.