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Scholarships for North America

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE SCHOLARSHIPS

North American applicants are those normally residing in  Canada or the United States of America.

To check your eligibility for any International Office scholarships below please read all additional terms and conditions carefully

Please email: internationalscholarships@qub.ac.uk with any additional queries.

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International Office Undergraduate Scholarships
For new North American students studying full-time undergraduate programmes. Exclusions apply.

Awards made automatically to new international students who are normally resident in Canada or the United States of America on enrolment.

  • Year one award of £2500 (fee rate 1)
  • Year one award of £3000 (fee rate 2)
  • Includes advanced entry into Year 2 or Year 3
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and Conditions

  

VALUE: £2500 or £3000

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Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship
UNDERGRADUATE

Four exceptional new international  students enrolling on a full-time undergraduate programme will receive this prestigious award.

  • 50% of tuition fees paid for up to a maximum of four years
  • 4 awards available
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Deadline 15:00 BST 9 June 2022

Terms and ConditionsApply here

 

 

Video submission and online application required.

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North America Future Leaders Award
4 awards of £5,000 towards tuition fees for the first year of undergraduate study

At Queen’s we offer a world-class education that prepares our students for leadership and citizenship in a global society. This award is available to students from the USA and Canada who will be starting their full-time undergraduate degree at Queen’s University Belfast in September 2022. The award is for high achieving students who can also demonstrate a commitment to leadership within their local or global community.

  • £5,000 reduction in year 1 tuition fees
  • Automatic appointment as North America student ambassador
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and conditions.

Application deadline 18 February 2022

Apply here |  VALUE: £5000

Queen’s is committed to attracting and developing the best global talent. This award is specifically targeted at future leaders – students who are interested in tackling global challenges and who are already making their mark in the world through sport, community work, volunteering or even extra-curricular hobbies such as blogging. Whatever your passion, if you are making a difference then we want to hear from you!

To be considered for this award, you must apply to Queen’s University Belfast for an undergraduate programme by 18th February 2022 – applications via UCAS or Direct will be accepted. You must also complete a separate application submission for this award. The following criteria will be used to determine eligibility:

  • Your academic standing
  • Your commitment and contribution to local and/or global community
  • A reference from a relevant school/community/societal leader

Apply here Deadline 18th February 2022.

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LLB Senior Status Scholarship 2022/23
North American students can obtain £4000 for your first year of study when enrolling on LLB Senior Status

North American students enrolling Autumn 2022 will be automatically assessed for the LLB Senior Status Scholarship award of £4000

  • £4000 reduction on tuition fees for Year 1
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £4000

 

This award is exclusively for new International students beginning their first year of full-time study on the graduate entry LLB (Senior Status) accelerated qualifying law degree at Queen's University Belfast in the academic year 2022/23 who meet the conditions of their academic offer.

No separate application for this scholarship is required. If you are holding an offer for graduate entry LLB (Senior Status) accelerated qualifying law degree and meet the criteria as set out in these terms & conditions, you will automatically be awarded the LLB Senior Status International Scholarship upon enrolment.

All eligible International applicants will receive notification shortly after receiving their offer.

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Queen's Excellence Award
For exceptional North American students continuing their undergraduate programme. Exclusions apply.

This merit-based award is exclusive to international students who will commence their full-time and full duration undergraduate programme in the academic year 2022/23. Eligible students who achieve a 75% GPA in the academic year 2022/23 will be awarded a merit based award in the subsequent academic year 2023/24. Exceptional students who maintain a minimum GPA of 75% may receive this award in consecutive years

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Application is not required

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £2000

This merit-based award is exclusive to international students who have achieved a minimum GPA of 75% in their previous year’s academic study at Queen's University Belfast.

No separate application for this scholarship is required. If you achieve at least 75% GPA at the end of the academic year and meet the eligibility criteria as set out in the terms & conditions, you will automatically be awarded a Queen’s Excellence Award following enrolment in the next year of your undergraduate programme. 

 

 QUEEN'S EXCELLENCE AWARD

 

Year of Entry*

Criteria

Award

New undergraduate students commencing a programme in academic year 2022/23

Students must achieve minimum 75% GPA in academic year 2022/23

£2000 award is applied to tuition fees in subsequent academic year 2023/24

 

 

 

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International Office Postgraduate Scholarships
For new North American students studying full-time postgraduate taught programmes. Exclusions apply.

Awards made automatically to new international students who are normally resident in Canada or the United States of America on enrolment.

  • Year one award of £2000 (fee rate 1)
  • Year one award of £3000 (fee rate 2)
  • Excludes Queen's Management School PGT programmes
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £2000 or £3000

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Queen's Management School Awards for North America
North American students studying eligible postgraduate taught programmes at Queen's Management School in 2022/23 (Excludes MBA).

Awards of £5000 available to international students who are normally resident in Canada or the United States of America.

Eligible applications will be automatically assessed and confirmation of your award will be issued shortly after you have received your offer.

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

For further details   |  No application necessary

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Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship
POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT

Four exceptional new international  students enrolling on a full-time postgraduate taught programme will receive this prestigious award.

  • 50% of tuition fees paid for up to a maximum of two years
  • 4 awards available
  • Postgraduate Taught programmes
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Deadline 15:00 BST 10 May 2022

Terms and ConditionsApply here

 

Video submission and online application required.

 

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Early Confirmation Award 2022/23
Unconditional offer holders from North America paying fees in full can receive £1500 tuition fee reduction. Deadlines apply.

New international students with unconditional offers for the academic year 2022/23 may receive a discount of £1500 when paying their tuition fees in full* by the appropriate deadline. 

  • £1500 reduction in tuition fees for Year 1
  • Unconditional offer required
  • Exclusions apply (see Terms and Conditions)
  • Deadlines apply (See Terms and Conditions)

* Total tuition fees less any International Office awards including the Early Confirmation Award 

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and Conditions VALUE: £1500

A £1500 reduction in tuition fees is available to new international students beginning a full-time course in the academic year 2022/23 who hold an unconditional offer and pay tuition fees less any International Office awards including the Early Confirmation Award by the following deadlines:

  • Undergraduate unconditional offer holders 30 June 2022 or within 5 days* of their offer becoming unconditional; and not later than 19 August 2022. *This is to prevent delays in CAS issuance during the peak period.
  • Postgraduate Taught unconditional offer holders 30 June 2022
  • Postgraduate Research unconditional offer holders not later than 90 days before the start date given in their offer letter

 

 

 

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Queen's Loyalty Scholarship 2022/23
For eligible North American students enrolling in the academic year 2022/23

Available to eligible international students returning to study on a full-time undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme. Exclusions apply.

 Online application required.

  • 20% reduction in tuition fees for Year 1
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Terms and ConditionsApply here

Undergraduate students must be Exchange, Study Abroad or International Summer School students who have successfully completed the full duration of their previous programme at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

Postgraduate Taught students must be Queen's University Belfast Alumni, Exchange, Study Abroad, International Summer School or AHSS Winter School students who have successfully completed the full duration of their previous programme at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

Postgraduate Research students must be Queen's University Belfast Alumni, Exchange, Study Abroad, International Summer School or AHSS Winter School students who have successfully completed the full duration of their previous programme at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

 

 

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Queen's Family Scholarship 2022/23
For eligible North American students enrolling on full duration programme at the Belfast campus in the academic year 2022/23

For children, grandchildren or brothers and sisters of Queen’s alumni and current students beginning a full duration course at Queen’s University Belfast. Available to eligible international students enrolling on undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programmes. Exclusions apply.

 Online application required.

  • 20% reduction in tuition fees for Year 1
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Terms and ConditionsApply here

The scholarship may only be claimed by students whose sibling, parent or grandparent is currently pursuing, or has already completed, a full duration* undergraduate or postgraduate programme at Queen's University Belfast. (*All years of programme must be completed at Queen’s University Belfast).

Step children and step siblings may also be eligible.

Students wishing to avail of the Queen’s Family Scholarship may be required to provide additional verification of their relationship to the current Queen’s University Belfast student or Queen’s University Belfast Alumni through whom they are claiming the Scholarship.

 

Undergraduate students must be beginning a full duration undergraduate programme i.e. a minimum of 3 years at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

 

 

 

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Law (Juris Doctor) Scholarships
North American students can obtain £2500 for your first year of study when beginning a Law (Juris Doctor) programme

All new North American students beginning their first year of a full-time Law (Juris Doctor) at Queen's University Belfast in the acacdemic year 2022/23 and who meet the conditions of their academic offer will receive the award of £2500

  • £2500 reduction on tuition fees for Year 1
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £2500

 

 

No separate application for this scholarship is required. If you are holding an offer for Law (Juris Doctor) and meet the criteria as set out in the terms & conditions, you will automatically be awarded the Scholarship upon enrolment.

All eligible International applicants will receive notification shortly after receiving their offer.

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Additional Awards for North America

These awards are not administered by the International Office.

Any queries should be directed to the contact details provided.

Fulbright Award
For applicants from the USA

For one exceptional student from the USA, studying MA Global Security and Borders. This award is managed by the Fulbright Commission.

  • One year award
  • Full tuition-fee waiver and stipend
  • Students must apply to the MA Global Security and Borders programme at QUB and directly to Fulbright

Visit the Fulbright website for further information

Marshall Scholarship
For applicants from the USA

For high ability students from the USA who wish to study for a graduate degree at Queen’s University Belfast.

  • One year award (two year options available)
  • Full tuition-fee waiver, stipend and academic expenses
  • Students must apply for their chosen programme at QUB and directly to the Marshall commission

Visit the Marshall Scholarship website for further information

Senator George J Mitchell Scholarship Program
For applicants from the USA

For future US leaders who wish to study for a graduate degree in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on academic excellence, a record of outstanding leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service.

  • One year award
  • Full tuition-fee waiver, stipend and expenses
  • Students must apply for their chosen programme at QUB and directly to the Mitchell Scholarship

Visit the Mitchell Scholarship website for further information

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Peace & Reconciliation
For one exceptional US student who identifies as female

For one exceptional US student who identifies as female. This award can be applied to one of five Masters programmes at Queen’s University Belfast.  

  • One year award
  • Full tuition-fee waiver
  • Student apply for this award whilst completing their application for their chosen programme

 

For further details |  Deadline 21 January 2022