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Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship - Postgraduate Taught
Deadline: 9 May, 2023
Level of Study
Postgraduate Taught
Country Group
International
Funding Amount
50% reduction in tuition fees up to a maximum of two years. 
Application Status
Open

Eligibility summary

  • Level of StudyPostgraduate Taught

Overview

Four scholarships offering a 50% reduction on full tuition fees are available to exceptionally talented international students paying international tuition fee rates who will be starting their full-time postgraduate taught studies on an eligible programme at Queen’s University Belfast in the academic year 2023/24.

A 50% reduction on full tuition fees paid for all years of the programme, up to a maximum of two years will be offered to the successful candidate who will be studying one the following programmes:

Applicants can only apply and be considered for the Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship-Postgraduate Taught after they have been offered a place to study on their chosen eligible programme and have FIRMLY accepted their offer. Applications cannot be considered in advance of applicants meeting these two criteria.

Further Information

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions

Funding Towards

Tuition Fees

Funding Amount

50% reduction in tuition fees up to a maximum of two years. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of Awards

Four

Relevant Links for More Information

internationalscholarships@qub.ac.uk

Eligibility

 TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Students must hold an offer of a full-time place at the Queen’s University Belfast campus for the academic year 2023/24 on one of the postgraduate programmes specified below which must be confirmed as the applicant’s FIRM choice by the scholarship deadline:
  1. Only the programmes listed under Point 1 are eligible for the Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship-Postgraduate Taught 2023/24, all other programmes are excluded from eligibility.
  2. PG Certificate, PG Diploma programmes, Distance Learning programmes, foundation degree programmes and non-standard fee courses, including part-time programmes are also excluded from eligibility.
  3. To be eligible for consideration applicants must have accepted their offer of a place to study on one of the specified programmes by the scholarship deadline. Applicants who change their original programme choice after the scholarship deadline 15:00 BST 9 May 2023 will not be considered.
  4. Prior to commencement of study applicants must have met any academic and language conditions attached to their offer as stated in their offer letter.
  5. Students must be classified as international fee-paying students paying the full international tuition fee rate in order to be considered for the scholarship. Students paying NI or GB fees are not eligible for the Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship-Postgraduate Taught.
  6. The scholarship will cover 50% of the full cost of tuition fees and is awarded each year for up to a maximum of four years.
  7. To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must complete the online application form and submit a video as detailed on the application form within the deadline, 15:00 BST 9 May 2023.
  8. Applicants should ensure that videos are submitted in good time. Any videos received after the deadline 15:00 BST 9 May 2023 will not be considered.
  9. The Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship-Postgraduate Taught awarded is for entry to Queen’s University Belfast in the autumn semester of the academic year 2023/24 and cannot be used for 2024/25 entry or any other year.
  10. If you wish to defer your entry to the University your scholarship will not be transferred.
  11. The scholarship cannot be used in lieu of any required deposit and no cash alternative is available.
  12. Students must be self-funded.
  13. 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 Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship-Postgraduate Taught.
  14. 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 2023/24 academic year.
  15. 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.
  16. Applicants may apply and/or be considered for more than one award administered by Queen’s University Belfast but if successful would receive only the highest value award with the lower value award cancelled or allocated to another applicant.
  17. The Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship-Postgraduate Taught may be combined with the Early Confirmation Award or INTO Progression Scholarship where eligible.
  18. The University is unable to consider requests for increased and/or further funding. The amount of scholarship offered is non-negotiable.
  19. The University’s decision regarding successful scholars of the programme is final, and no further correspondence shall be entered into.
  20. The University reserves the right to vary all or any scholarship awards, discounts and regulations at its sole discretion.

 

Funding Type

Help with new course

Fee Status

International

Country Group

International

Study Level

Postgraduate Taught

Start Date

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 15:00:00 GMT

Close Date

Tue, 09 May 2023 15:00:00 BST

Contact Us

Scholarships Enquiry Form

Submit any questions to our enquiry form

 

How to Apply

The online application form should be completed, and a short video submitted outlining why you wish to study at Queen's University Belfast and how you believe your programme of choice will benefit you in your future career aspirations. Further details can be found on the application form which can be accessed from the link below:

Applications open shortly

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions