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Queen's University alumni returning for full-time postgraduate taught study; and Exchange and Study Abroad students and International Summer School Students progressing to a full-time postgraduate taught programme will be offered a scholarship of 20% off tuition fees - View international tuition fees

Award value

20% tuition fee reduction on year 1.

About the Award

The Queen’s Loyalty Scholarship is a 20% reduction on first year gross tuition fees available to Queen’s University alumni paying International tuition rates returning for a full duration postgraduate programme in the academic year 2019-20. Terms and conditions apply.


  1. Students must hold an offer of a place on a full-time and complete duration programme at the Queen’s University Belfast campus, starting in the academic year 2019-20 and meet any academic and language conditions attached to their offer as stated in their offer letter.
    Exclusions apply – see point 10 below.
  2. 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 Loyalty Scholarship.
  3. Students must complete an application form via the Queen’s University Belfast website to verify their previous programme of study.
  4. The discount is awarded for the first year of study only, and is deducted from gross tuition fees upon enrolment.
  5. Students must register on their degree programme by the start date outlined in their offer.
  6. Scholarships may not be deferred to the following academic year.
  7. Students must be self-funded.
  8. 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 Loyalty Scholarship.
  9. Students in receipt of full funding from external sponsorship bodies will not be eligible for the Queen’s Loyalty Scholarship.
  10. The following programmes are excluded from eligibility for the Queen’s Loyalty 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
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. The University reserves the right to vary all or any scholarship awards, discounts and regulations at its sole discretion.

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