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For children, sisters and brothers of Queen’s alumni and current students beginning a full duration course at Queen’s University Belfast. Exclusions apply.

Award value

20% tuition fee reduction on year 1.

About the award

The Queen’s Family Scholarship is a 20% reduction on first year gross tuition fees available to children, sisters and brothers of Queen’s alumni and current students beginning a full duration course in September 2019 who pay International fee rates. Terms and conditions apply.


  1. The Queen’s Family Scholarship is exclusively available to new international students beginning a full duration postgraduate programme at the Queen's University Belfast campus in the academic year 2019-20.  Exclusions apply – see point 11 below.
  2. The Queen’s Family Scholarship is available to children and siblings of current Queen’s University Belfast or Queen’s University Belfast Alumni. Step children and step siblings will also be eligible subject to point 5 below.
  3. The scholarship may only be claimed by students whose sibling or parent 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).
  4. Students must be classified as international fee-paying students paying the international tuition fee rate in order to be considered for this discount. Students paying NI/GB/EU fees are not eligible for the Queen’s Family Scholarship
  5. Students must complete an application form via the Queen’s University Belfast website to claim the Scholarship.
  6. 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.
  7. The discount is awarded for the first year only, and is deducted from gross tuition fees.
  8. Students must be self-funded.
  9. Where Queen’s University Belfast has agreed discounted tuition fees with partner institutions, those students benefiting from these arrangements will not be eligible for the Queen’s Family Scholarship.
  10. Students in receipt of full funding from external sponsorship bodies will not be eligible for the Queen’s Family Scholarship.
  11. 11. The following programmes are excluded from eligibility for the Queen’s Family Scholarship:
    > Postgraduate: PG Certificate and PG Diploma programmes, MTh Theology,
    > ALL Distance Learning programmes, foundation degree programmes and non-standard fee courses, including part-time programmes.
    > External PhD programmes where students only undertake part of their research at Queen’s University.
    > Higher Doctorates - Doctor of Divinity (DD), Doctor of Laws (LLD), Doctor of Letters (DLitt), Doctor of Science (DSc), Doctor of Science (Economics) (DSc(Econ)), Doctor of Science, (Education) (DSc(Ed)) and Doctor of Social Science (DSSc)
    > PhD programmes by Published Works
  12. Students must request authorisation from the International Office before making any changes to their programme of study. Where changes are made without authorisation being granted, the scholarship may be withdrawn and students may be required to repay the scholarship in full.
  13. In the event that a student has received scholarship offers for a number of different programmes at Queen’s University, they will only be able to redeem one scholarship award. This will be the scholarship award for the course onto which they enrol in the 2019-20 academic year.
  14. International scholarships cannot be used in conjunction with any other University scholarship. Students can however use their scholarship in conjunction with the Early-Bird reward discount.
  15. The University reserves the right to vary all or any scholarship awards, discounts and regulations at its sole discretion.


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