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Scholarships for Students from South Asia

South Asian applicants are those normally residing in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka.

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International Office Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarship Value: £2500 or £3000

Depending on Fee Rate. Includes advanced entry into Year 2 or Year 3.

  • Who is Eligible: New undergraduate students studying full-time undergraduate programmes. Exclusions apply. 
  • Application Process: No application necessary. Awards made automatically to eligible new international students on enrolment.

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions 

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Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship
Undergraduate Scholarship Value: 50% of tuition fees paid for up to a maximum of four years

4 awards available 

  • Who is Eligible: Four exceptional new undergraduate international students enrolling on one of the specified full-time undergraduate programmes will receive this prestigious award.
  • Application Process: Application is necessary and will open shortly. Video submission and online application required. Deadline 15:00 BST 8 June 2023.

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions

Applicants can only apply and be considered for the Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship-Undergraduate after they have been offered a place to study on one of the  programmes listed below and confirmed Queen’s University Belfast as their FIRM choice by their UCAS deadline. Applications cannot be considered in advance of applicants meeting these two criteria.

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India Academic Excellence Award 2023
15 awards of £7,500 towards tuition fees for the first year of undergraduate study

This award is available exclusively to students from select schools in India who will be starting their full-time undergraduate degree at Queen's University Belfast in September 2023. Applicants must be a student or have studied at one of the schools in India specified and must attain overall 85% or above in their 12th Grade to be eligible.

  • £7,500 reduction in Year 1 tuition fees
  • 15 awards available
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

Deadline 8 June 2023

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions | Applications open shortly

This award is exclusively for students who are a current student or have studied at one of the schools in the list below and have achieved a minimum standard of 85% in CBSE examinations:

Online application is required for this scholarship. Eligible candidates are required to submit an essay of up to 750 words explaining why they want to study at Queen's University Belfast and how this programme will help them fulfil their career aspirations.

Name of School

City

Amity School Group, NCR

Delhi/NCR

Assam Valley School, Sontipur

Tezpur

B.D.Somani International School

Mumbai

Candor International School

Bangalore

Chettinad Vidyashram School

Chennai

Chinmaya International Residential School

Coimbatore

CHIREC International

Hyderabad

Choithram International

Indore

Christ PU College

Bangalore

City Montessori School

Lucknow

DAV Public School (Group)

All India

Delhi Public School (Group)

All India

Dhirubhai Ambani International School

Mumbai

D.Y. Patil International School

Mumbai

Emrald Height School

Indore

FIITJEE Junior College

Vijaywada

Genesis Global School, Noida

Delhi/NCR

Good Shepherd International School

Ooty

Hiranandani Upscale School

Chennai

Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet

Hyderabad

Indian Public School (Group)

All India

Indus International School (Group)

All India

Jain International Residential School

Bangalore

Jayshree Periwal International School (IB)

Jaipur

K R Mangalam School Group

Delhi/NCR

Kodaikanal International School

Kodaikonal

La Martiniere School 

Kolkata

Lancers International School

Delhi/NCR

Legacy School

Bangalore

Mahatama Gandhi International School

Ahmedabad

Maxfort School

Delhi/NCR

Mayo College for Boys

Ajmer

Modern High School for Girls

Kolkata

Neev Academy

Bangalore

Oakridge International School Group

All India

Pathways School Group, NCR

Delhi/NCR

Podar International School (Group)

All India

Royal Global School 

Guwahati

SAI International School

Bhubaneshwar

Shiv Nadar School, NCR

Delhi/NCR

Singapore International School

Mumbai

Sreenidhi International School

Hyderabad

Stanes School

Coimbatore

The Aga Khan Academy

Hyderabad

The British School

Delhi/NCR

The Heritage School (Group)

All India

The International School

Bangalore

The Sri Ram School, Gurgaon

Delhi/NCR

Velammal Group of Schools

Chennai

Vibgyor High School

All India

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LLB Law Senior Status Scholarship
Scholarship Value: £4000

For your first year of study when enrolling on LLB Law Senior Status.

  • Who is Eligible: Students enrolling Autumn 2023 will be automatically assessed for the LLB Law Senior Status Scholarship award.
  • Application Process: No application necessary. Students will be automatically assessed award.

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions 

This award is exclusively for new international students beginning their first year of full-time study on the graduate entry Law Senior Status (LLB HONS) accelerated qualifying law degree at Queen's University Belfast in the academic year 2023/24 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 Law Senior Status (LLB HONS) 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
Scholarship Value: £2000

For exceptional students continuing their undergraduate programme. Exclusions apply

  • Who is Eligible: This is a merit-based award is exclusive to international students who will commence their full-time and full duration undergraduate programme in the academic year 2023/24. Eligible students who achieve a 75% GPA in the academic year 2023/24 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.
  • Application Process: No application necessary. Awards made automatically to eligible new international students on enrolment.

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions

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 2023/24

Students must achieve minimum 75% GPA in academic year 2023/24

£2000 award is applied to tuition fees in subsequent academic year 2024/25

 

 

 

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International Office Postgraduate Scholarships
Scholarship Value: £2000 or £3000

Depending on Fee Rate. 

  • Who is Eligible: For new students studying full-time postgraduate taught programmes. Exclusions apply. Excludes Queen's Management School PGT programmes.
  • Application Process: No application necessary. Awards made automatically to eligible new international students on enrolment.

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions

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Queen's Management School Scholarships
Scholarship Value: £5000
  • Who is Eligible: Applicants from South Asia studying postgraduate taught programmes at Queen's Management School in 2023/24.
  • Application Process: No application necessary. 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.

 

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Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship
Postgraduate Taught Scholarship Value: 50% of tuition fees paid for up to a maximum of two years

4 awards available.

  • Who is Eligible: Four exceptional new postgraduate international students enrolling on one of the specified full-time postgraduate taught programmes will receive this prestigious award.
  • Application Process: Application is necessary and will open shortly. Video submission and online application required. Deadline 15:00 BST 9 May 2023

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions 

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Early Confirmation Award
Scholarship Value: £1500

Reduction in tuition fees for Year 1

  • Who is Eligible: New international students with unconditional offers for the academic year 2023/24 may receive a discount of £1500 when paying their tuition fees in full* by the appropriate deadline. 
  • Application Process: No application necessary, however students must email proof of payment confirmation to International Scholarships by the appropriate deadlines. 

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions

A £1500 reduction in tuition fees is available to new international students beginning a full-time course in the academic year 2023/24 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 2023 or within 5 days* of their offer becoming unconditional; *This is to prevent delays in CAS issuance during the peak period.
  • Postgraduate Taught unconditional offer holders 30 June 2023
  • 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
Scholarship Value: 20% Fee Reduction

For Year 1 of study only

  • Who is Eligible: Alumni returning to eligible new programmes at Queen's University Belfast. Available to eligible international students returning to study on a full-time undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme. Exclusions apply.
  • Application Process: Applications open shortly - Online application required.

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions 

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
Scholarship Value: 20% Fee Reduction

For Year 1 of study only

  • Who is Eligible: 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.
  • Application Process: Applications open shortly - Online application required.

All scholarships are offered subject to Terms and Conditions 

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).

Stepchildren 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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ADDITIONAL AWARDS FOR STUDENTS FROM SOUTH ASIA

These awards are not administered by the International Office. Any queries should be directed to the contact details provided.

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) in partnership with Queen’s

These scholarships are for students from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, who would not otherwise be able to afford to undertake Master’s level study in the UK, to gain skills and knowledge which will allow them to contribute to the development of their home countries.

For eligible applicants from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

There are three eligible PGT Master’s courses:

  • MPH Global Health
  • MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
  • MSc City Planning and Design

Applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for 2023 open on 3 November 2022 and close on 13 December 2022 16:00 (GMT).

For more information and how to apply  

Candidates must apply for both admission to the eligible course at Queen’s and for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship by the closing date.  Candidates should provide any information that they wish to be considered by 13 December 2022 closing date to facilitate the selection process.  The University will consider scholarship applications according to academic merit of the candidate; quality of the plan of study; and potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country. The University will put forward their selected candidates to the CSC. The CSC will then confirm that the nominated candidate(s) meet the eligibility criteria for this scheme. Universities will inform candidates of their results by July 2023.

Further information about the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship terms and conditions please refer to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s website at https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-shared-scholarships/

 

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