To be considered for this scholarship you need to first hold a conditional offer of a place on a postgraduate taught degree programme at Plymouth University commencing in September 2013. If you have not yet applied to us you need to do this first – please complete an application form at official website and see information on how to apply.
Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship
- Level/Course of Study: All Postgraduate taught programmes
Minimum eligibility criteria for consideration for award: Equivalent of a UK University 1st class Bachelors degree in a relevant subject.
- Value of award: £5,000
- Number of awards available: 3
Closing date for awards: 30th June 2013
To apply for the Merit or VC’s Scholarships, please download the application form and instructions at official website.
You are eligible to apply for any of the three scholarships listed above if you meet the following eligibility criteria:
- You are an International Student and / or we have told you that you have been classed as an overseas student for fee purposes OR you are a student from the Channel Islands and have been classed for fee purposes as such.
- You hold a conditional or unconditional offer from the Plymouth University for September 2013 entry.
- You are coming to the Plymouth University to join one of our degree programmes, at postgraduate taught level.
- You are a self funded student and not in receipt of an official Government, company or any other scholarship.
- You have the required grades or marks from an undergraduate (Bachelor) degree, which is equivalent to a UK Honours degree as defined by UK NARIC. Please see details above for grades / classifications required. You must have supplied us with your results in an acceptable and verifiable format, for example if we have requested certified copies or original documents you must supply these.
- A student can only be in receipt of one scholarship or discount, and it is only valid for entry in the current academic year. If a student is awarded either scholarship # 2 or #3 above, after already being offered scholarship #1 or another discount, he/she will only be awarded the higher value scholarship.
- Scholarships awarded may not be
deferred. If a scholarship is offered and the student wishes to defer
his/her start date, the scholarship must be re-applied for and may not
Award of scholarships can only be made if complete applications, and supporting documents, are submitted before any deadline stipulated, and if scholarships are still available to award at that time.
- Any offer of scholarship can only be awarded once you have completed the scholarship application process (for scholarships 2 and 3 above), and once the University has confirmation that your qualifications meet the eligibility criteria (for all scholarships). We will only confirm your scholarship award once all the conditions of your offer have been satisfactorily met, and your deposit has been received. At this point we will issue your unconditional offer letter and CAS number (if applicable) and will confirm to the UK Borders Agency the amount of fees you must pay.
- The Scholarship value is in pounds sterling.
- The scholarship, if awarded, will be deducted from the overall tuition fee that you are liable to pay, and this will be reflected on your unconditional offer letter / CAS statement (the document that is your unconditional offer and must be used when applying for your visa)
- The scholarship award may not be used as a partial deposit or tuition fee payment or in lieu of a deposit payment.
- Scholarships are only awardable for degree students enrolled on their course at the University – non-enrolled students, exchange students, students studying only part of the postgraduate course are ineligible, or students studying Masters programmes awarded by Plymouth University but delivered at partner colleges, i.e. University of Greenwich / Schumacher College.
- Plymouth University International Office Scholarship Committee’s decision on the awarding of scholarships is final. Students may be requested to submit additional documentation in support of their scholarship application.