Scholarships for students from India

The University is pleased to offer a range of scholarships to students from India who show exceptional academic potential and are starting their studies at the University of Sheffield in September 2016.

Undergraduate Scholarships eg BA, BSc, BEng, MEng

Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships

We are pleased to offer scholarships to all international students starting their studies in the Faculties of Engineering, Science, Arts, the School of Law and the Management School in September 2016:

Engineering International Scholarships

Science International Scholarships

Law International Scholarships

Arts International Scholarships

Management International Scholarships 2016

We are pleased to offer Management Scholarships to new undergraduate students that are nationals of or are domiciled in India. The scholarships are worth £2,000 per year each.

Eligibility and Award Criteria:

  • You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2016 in the Management School.
  • You must be a national of or permanently domiciled in India.
  • You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • The scholarship is for full-time and part-time students only.
  • Part-time students will receive the full value of a one year of scholarship split pro rata over the duration of an equivalent single full-time academic year.
  • The scholarship will be awarded automatically – no application is required.
  • The scholarship will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of study. Receipt of the award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of a 60% overall average mark in the previous academic year.
  • The scholarship will take the form of a tuition fee reduction only.
  • The scholarship will not be applied during any optional or compulsory study abroad periods or year in industry.
  • The Scholarships will not be awarded where partial funding is applicable from an external body* and there is an agreement already in place between the external body and the University of Sheffield to offer a tuition fee discount to the student.

Social Science International Scholarships 2016

We are pleased to offer Social Science Scholarships to undergraduate students that are nationals of, or are domiciled in India in any of the following departments: East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Geography, Information School, Journalism, Politics, Sheffield Methods Institute, Sociological Studies, Urban Studies and Planning (formerly Town and Regional Planning.)

The scholarships are worth £2,000 per year each.

Eligibility and Award Criteria:

  • You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2016 in the one of the Social Sciences Departments mentioned above.
  • You must be a national of or permanently domiciled in India.
  • You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
  • The scholarship is for full-time and part-time students only.
  • Part-time students will receive the full value of a one year of scholarship split pro rata over the duration of an equivalent single full-time academic year.
  • The scholarship will be awarded automatically – no application is required.
  • The scholarship will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of study. Receipt of the award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of a 60% overall average mark in the previous academic year.
  • The scholarship will take the form of a tuition fee reduction only.
  • The scholarship will not be applied during any optional or compulsory study abroad periods or year in industry.
  • The Scholarships will not be awarded where partial funding is applicable from an external body* and there is an agreement already in place between the external body and the University of Sheffield to offer a tuition fee discount to the student.

India Merit Undergraduate Scholarships 2016

There are five Merit Undergraduate Scholarships, available for Indian students.

Each scholarship is worth 50% of the annual undergraduate tuition fee. This is guaranteed in the first year of study and is available in each subsequent year, excluding any years in industry or years abroad, subject to achieving 60% or above in the previous academic year – this applies to all undergraduate programmes except Medicine and Dentistry. Students of Medicine or Dentistry will only receive the scholarship for the non-clinical years (Medicine years 1 & 2 and Dentistry year 1).

The scholarship will take the form of a tuition fee discount only.

To be eligible for the scholarships applicants must be self-funding and classed as 'Overseas' for fee purposes AND a national of or permanently domiciled in India apply for a study place by Friday 17 June 2016 for entry in September 2016.

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the supporting statement. The final decision will be made by an academic panel.

If you wish to be considered for this scholarship you need to apply online, the application link will be distributed to eligible students by email from January onwards.

Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield. The scholarship will be available only to applicants who have made the University of Sheffield their first or firm choice.

The deadline for applications is Friday 24 June; scholarship results will be announced Friday July 29 2016

GREAT Scholarships Programme - India 2016

GREAT logoTo fulfill ambitions of young talented Indians of studying in the UK, the British Council has announced the single largest number of scholarships ever launched in a year in India, by offering around 400 scholarships worth 1.5 million pounds.

The University of Sheffield is proud to be a part of this scheme and we are happy to offer additional scholarships for 2016 entry for students studying at Undergraduate Level in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts, and the Faculty of Engineering, and at Postgraduate Level in Business.

For full details please click here

Postgraduate Scholarships eg MA, MSc

The University offers a range of scholarships for Indian students who show exceptional academic potential starting a postgraduate Taught Masters programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2016.

India Sheffield Scholarships 2016

We are pleased to offer the India Sheffield Scholarship to Indian students starting a Taught Masters programme in September 2016.

The scholarships are:

  • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £15,250 and £17,250

or

  • £2,500 if your tuition fees are £17,251 and upwards

Unless

  • You are a student of MSc in Global Marketing Management, or any of our MSc Nanofolio courses jointly run with the University of Leeds. Under these circumstances your Scholarship will be £1,250 only, the £2,000 and £2,500 discounts above will not apply.

Eligibility and Award Criteria:

  • You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your postgraduate Taught Masters programme in September 2016.
  • You must be a national or permanently domiciled of India.
  • You must be self-funded and classified as overseas for fee purposes.
  • The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required.
  • The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction only.
  • The scholarships are for full-time and part-time students only. Students studying via Distance Learning are not eligible for the scholarships.
  • Part-time students will receive the full value of a one year of scholarship split pro rata over the duration of an equivalent single full-time academic year.
  • The scholarships will not be awarded where partial funding is applicable from an external body* and there is an agreement already in place between the external body and the University of Sheffield to offer a tuition fee discount to the student.
  • The Scholarship is for each year of the Taught Masters programme, however it is not available for each year of a New Route PhD course. The scholarship is only available for the first year of study.
  • Overseas students registered on partnership programmes will only be eligible for a proportionate amount of scholarship reflecting the percentage of the programme studied at and percentage of the tuition fees paid to the University of Sheffield. E.g. Studying a 50:50 course with the University of Sheffield and another institution where the fees paid to the University of Sheffield are £8000, a scholarship of £1000 will be applied, representing 50% of the full scholarship amount.

India Merit Postgraduate Scholarships 2016

There are ten Merit Postgraduate Scholarships available for Indian Students.

Each scholarship is worth 50% of the Postgraduate yearly tuition fee per year. The scholarships will take the form of a fee reduction.

To be eligible for the Scholarship,  applicants must be self-funding and classed as 'Overseas' for fee purposes AND an Indian national or permanently domiciled in India, apply for a study place by Friday 17 June 2016 for entry in September 2016.

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the supporting statement. The final decision will be made by an academic panel.

If you wish to be considered for this scholarship you need to apply online, the application link will be distributed to eligible students by email from January onwards.

Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield.

The deadline for applications is Friday 24 June 2016, scholarship results will be announced Friday 29 July 2016

For full Terms and Conditions, please visit: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applicant/internationalscholarship/pgacademicterms

GREAT Scholarships Programme - India 2016

GREAT logoTo fulfill ambitions of young talented Indians of studying in the UK, the British Council has announced the single largest number of scholarships ever launched in a year in India, by offering around 400 scholarships worth almost 1 million pounds.

The University Of Sheffield is proud to be a part of this scheme and we are happy to offer additional scholarships for 2016 entry for students studying our MBA.

For full details please click here

Commonwealth Scholarships 2016

There is one award available for individuals with a strong academic background beginning their postgraduate study at the University of Sheffield.

Shared Commonwealth Scholarships 2016

Postgraduate research degrees

For information on available scholarships for PhD research programmes, please visit the following web-page:

Postgraduate Research Funding Opportunities

Other Sheffield Scholarships

Alumni rewards

Sibling and Spouse rewards

International Baccalaureate scholarships

External organisations

The British Council in India can also provide information on the scholarship and funding bodies in India which support students for UK-based study such as the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships, the British Chevening Scholarships and the Sir Ratan Tata Scholarships.

More information from The British Council about funding opportunities

Indian students also qualify for tailor-made finance programmes provided through the Paras Education Foundation (TPEF). Students with nationalities other than Indian can receive support through Paras as well.

More information on the Paras Education Foundation (TPEF)

There are a number of other external organisations that offer scholarships and funding to international students who wish to study in the UK.

More information about external sources of funding

* Government or governmental organisation – international, national or regional; Research council; Charity; private enterprise; or any similar organisation.