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A 10% reduction is available to new international students beginning a full-time course in September 2020 who hold an unconditional offer and pay 90% of gross tuition fees by the stipulated deadline.

Terms and conditions apply

Award value

10% discount on gross fees - may be used in conjunction with other scholarships where eligible. See terms and conditions for further details.

About the Award

A 10% reduction is available to new international students beginning a full-time course in September 2020 who hold an unconditional offer and pay 90% of gross tuition fees by the stipulated deadline.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The Early Bird Reward discount is exclusively available to new international students beginning a full-time course in September 2020. Exclusions apply – see point 10 below.
  2. Students must hold an unconditional offer of a place on a full-time programme at the Queen’s University Belfast campus starting in the academic year 2020-21. The following deadlines apply:
    > Undergraduate students must pay 90% of their Year 1 fees by 30 June 2020, or within 5 days* of their offer becoming unconditional; and not later than 23.59 BST on 20 August 2020 to avail of the discount, subject to Terms &Conditions. *This is to prevent delays in CAS issuance during the peak period
  3. Students wishing to avail of the Early Bird Reward discount must email proof of transfer to internationalscholarships@qub.ac.uk. Students who do not confirm their payment to internationalscholarships@qub.ac.uk may find their discount is not applied.
  4. The discount is awarded for the first year only, and is deducted from gross tuition fees.
  5. The Early Bird Reward may be used in conjunction with other International Office scholarships, namely: International Office Undergraduate Scholarship, Queen’s Family Scholarship. Early Bird Reward may also be used in conjunction with CQC scholarships.
  6. 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 Early Bird Reward discount.
  7. Students must be self-funded.
  8. Where Queen’s University Belfast has agreed discounted tuition fees with partner institutions, those students should contact the International Office by email internationalscholarships@qub.ac.uk to confirm their eligibility.
  9. If you are in receipt of funding (either tuition fees or tuition fees and living costs) from an external sponsorship body such as Government, a charity or a private organisation you will not be eligible for the Early Bird Reward discount.
  10. The following programmes are excluded from eligibility for the Early Bird Reward discount:
    • Undergraduate: Medicine, Dentistry, Agricultural Technology, Theology.
    • ALL Distance Learning programmes, foundation degree programmes and non-standard fee courses, including part-time programmes.
  11. Students who are required to successfully complete a Pre Sessional English programme at QUB INTO in order to satisfy the English language condition of their offer, are NOT eligible for the Early Bird Reward discount.
  12. A student may receive an Early Bird Reward discount only once during their career at Queen’s University Belfast.
  13. The University reserves the right to vary all or any scholarship awards, discounts and regulations at its sole discretion.

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