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International Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships

International Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships

Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships

The value of the Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships is£3,000 each.

These achievement-based Scholarships are awarded to 10 international self-funding Engineering and Computer Science students who join the University for the first time on a postgraduate taught course. They are designed to ensure the University continues to attract the most talented engineers from across the world.

Do I need to apply?

Yes. You need to complete our online application form to apply for the Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships. You must have applied to the University of Hertfordshire and be holding an offer to study with us before you can apply for this Scholarship.

Apply by:

  • For the September 2015 intake there will be two awarding rounds to ensure as many applicants as possible have the chance to apply. The first round deadline is the 29 May 2015 and the second round deadline is the 24 July 2015
  • For the January 2016 intake the deadline is the 27 November 2015

Results will normally be communicated within a week of these dates.

Award criteria

The following information is designed to provide candidates with broad guidelines on the criteria for the award of the Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship. This information is intended for guidance only.

Postgraduate Scholarship applicants will be assessed on the basis of the following:

Academic achievements

Successful candidates will be required to achieve the equivalent of a very good UK bachelor degree in an engineering discipline. Individual module/subject grades (including resits) will be considered.

Percentage marking systems

The marking scale used in percentage-based grading systems varies widely between countries, subjects and institutions. As a result, when deciding whether a candidate’s grades represent outstanding academic performance, the University’s experience and knowledge of the country’s educational system, of the student’s subject area and of the marking systems used by individual institutions will be taken into consideration.

Where appropriate, the overall ranking of the candidate within their cohort will also be taken into account.

English language

Successful candidates will be required to demonstrate a good level of English Language proficiency.

Personal statement

The information provided by the candidate in their personal statement will be considered alongside the evidence of their academic potential, as assessed through the candidate’s formal qualifications. The personal statement (of no more than 500 words) allows the candidate to demonstrate:

  • Other achievements or involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Relevant work experience
  • The potential to benefit from the experience of studying at the University of Hertfordshire and to make a significant ongoing contribution to the University community.

Terms, conditions and eligibility criteria

The Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship is available for all new full-time students who have been assessed as overseas for fee purposes, who are self-funded and who have been issued an offer to study at the University of Hertfordshire.

The scholarship is only available for postgraduate taught courses in the Schools of Computer Science or Engineering, not for PhDs or research.

Students who have completed a University of Hertfordshire degree and are applying for postgraduate study at the University may qualify for the UH Graduate Scholarship. You may also apply for the Engineering and Computer Science Engineering Scholarship however as you are not able to hold both you will be awarded the one which has the highest value.

Students who are studying on a University of Hertfordshire degree at an overseas partner are eligible to apply for the Scholarship at the point of transfer to the University in the UK, during their first year of on-campus study only.

Students who are successfully awarded one of the Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships are still eligible for the £500 tuition fee discount if they pay in full at registration.

Candidates will be required to meet all conditions of registration before the Scholarship is awarded.

Students who are studying at our partner college Hertfordshire International College (HIC) are not eligible to apply for the Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship following completion of their studies with HIC when they join the University.

 

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