International Current Taught Students
Currently enrolled Postgraduates at Queen's may be able to get awards in some areas.
Please check individual eligibility criteria, and details, for each award by clicking on the links below.
Sir Robert Hart Scholarship
Sir Robert Hart Scholarship
- Are you a Queen’s Graduate?
- Are you undertaking research or other advanced work of a literary, historical, legal, linguistic, anthropological or sociological nature?
- Would you like an extra £650 (subject to funds)?
If you answered 'YES' to all 3 questions, you could be in line for a Sir Robert Hart Scholarship.
Preference will be given to applicants whose work is connected with the Far East.
The Scholarship is open to both full-time and part-time postgraduate students. This Scholarship may be held with any other studentship or scholarship of the University.
Note candidates are asked to provide details on the application form for two referees who may be contacted by the Graduate School.
Completed application forms to be emailed to the Graduate School (Postgraduate Awards) email@example.com by 10 July 2019.
Completed application forms should be returned preferably by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Postal applications should be returned by the specified closing date to:
The Graduate School (Postgraduate Awards)
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, BT7 1NN
- Ulster Gift Fund Scholarship
Are you, or your parents, serving in HM Forces or have you, or your parents, served in HM Forces?
Are you a Queen’s student, or have you been accepted to enrol on an undergraduate or postgraduate course beginning in September 2019?
If the answer to both these questions is ‘YES’, you could be in line to receive The Ulster Gift Fund Scholarship. The Scholarship is offered annually and will be to the value of £400 (subject to availability).
The Scholarship is open to both full-time and part-time students.
Further details and application forms may be downloaded from:
Application forms must be typed or word-processed and submitted in electronic format.
Completed application forms should be submitted to email@example.com
Closing date: Wednesday 11 October 2019, 16.00.
Please note: Documentary evidence of service record will be required and awards are subject to funding availability.
- University Travel Scholarships
This round of scholarships is for travel to be undertaken between April 2020 and October 2020 inclusive.
Further details and application forms may be downloaded from: go.qub.ac.uk/aascholarships
Completed applications forms should be submitted by email, via your Head of School, not later than 4.00 pm on Thursday 23 January 2020, to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms must be typed or word-processed and submitted in electronic format.
Please Note: You can still apply for a travel scholarship even if you have not received confirmation that your abstract has been accepted. Awards will only be paid on production of travel booking confirmation/receipts. All awards are subject to funding availability.
Emily Sarah Montgomery Travel Scholarship
A number of Emily Sarah Montgomery Travel Scholarships are available for award in 2019-20. The Scholarships are open to postgraduate students who are enrolled as students for approved courses of study in this University and who intend to travel outside Ireland to undertake a period of research or further education. The award will be up to a maximum award of £400. The Emily Sarah Montgomery Travel Scholarships are not tenable with any other travel scholarship or travel grant, including Erasmus.
Sir Thomas Dixon Travel Scholarship
A number of Sir Thomas Dixon Travel Scholarships are available for award in 2019-20. The Scholarships are open to undergraduate or postgraduate students of Queen’s University intending to travel outside the Britain/Ireland in order to pursue cultural activities abroad. The award will be up to a maximum award of £600.
The First Trust Travel Scholarship
This scholarship is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students of Queen’s University in recognition of their outstanding proposal for planned activities outside of Britain and Ireland. The award, of up to £650, may be used to subside travel cost.
The Alan Graham Fund
This scholarship is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students of Queen’s University intending to travel to North America for a period of study or research. The award, of up to £650, may be used to subside travel cost.
The William and Betty MacQuitty Scholarship
Ten William and Betty MacQuitty Scholarships are open to postgraduate students. Applicants must be planning to travel overseas to further their education, and they must explain how their proposed trip demonstrates the principle "travel broadens the mind”. The award, of up to £1,000, may be used to subside travel costs. An additional prize of £300 may also be awarded for the best travel report.
- Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund - Canadian Citizens
The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) provides approximately 16 annual awards ranging from £2,000 to £5,000 to Canadian men and women already pursuing academic and artistic postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom.
Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in a multi-year postgraduate programme, and at the time of applying be attending a UK university or similar institution, and have completed at least one full-time term of study. Applicants undertaking a one-year programme are not eligible.
Since 1967 the charity has awarded over £800,000 in scholarships to some 500 talented Canadians studying at over 40 different universities, colleges and conservatories across the UK. Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic or artistic excellence and their ability to represent Canada in the UK. Awards are granted to scholars from a wide range of disciplines including science, engineering, social science and humanities as well as music, creative arts and design.
Full details regarding eligibility, the application process and required documents are available in the Information for Applicants section found here.
Shortlisted applicants must attend in person for interview to be eligible for an award. There are no alternative dates and telephone, video conference/Skype interviews are not permitted.
Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year will open in December 2019 and close in early March 2020. Please check the CCSF website regularly for news and updated information.
More information about the CCSF and its awards is available here. Information on present and past scholars can be found here.
The CCSF accepts applications from students across all fields of study and those selected for an award are all exceptional. Two named awards are offered on occasion:
the Belle Shenkman Award is given to the most impressive student of Music or the Arts;
the Mary Le Messurier Award to the most impressive student of History.
Other named scholarships may be available, depending on the wishes of our supporters, all of whom are part of the Canadian community in the UK.