International Excellence Scholarships of £1,000 to £5,000 are offered to outstanding international students applying for a place on selected post-registration MSc programmes in the School of Health Sciences.
The scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate academic and clinical and/or professional excellence.
Applicants must have an offer of a full-time place and be studying for the full MSc on one of SHS’s postgraduate programmes. Applicants for the PG Cert or PG Diploma will not be eligible. In addition, please note that the following two MSc programmes are also not eligible for this scholarship:
- MSc Speech and Language Therapy
- MSc Adult and Mental Health Nursing.
Students cannot be in receipt of more than one scholarship/bursary.
Application and selection
Awards are competitive and will be awarded for academic and clinical excellence as well as for exceptional innovation in enterprise. The decisions will be made by a selection panel and will be final.
To apply, please complete the official scholarships form, including a statement of no more than 500 words. This statement will be in addition to the personal statement used for the programme application and should focus on why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship.
Within your statement you could include references to projects or initiatives that you have undertaken in which you have exceeded or work that you have done that have improved practice or how this scholarship could help you advance practice in your chosen area.
Applications for September 2021 and January 2022 are now being considered on a rolling basis. We look forward to receiving your application.
- The deadline for September 2021 applicants is: Tuesday 31st August 2021
- The deadline for January 2022 applicants is: Monday 6th December 2021.
Please note that we cannot accept or review applications submitted after this date.