Wednesday, November 18, 2009

United Kingdom - Vice Chancellor's Scholarship 2010 (De Montfort University)

For courses starting in September 2010 (or between September 2010 and June 2011 for MPhil/PhD research degrees), De Montfort University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Philip Tasker, is delighted to offer £500 scholarships to overseas students.

The £500 scholarships will be paid towards the full tuition fees of overseas-status students from any country in the world who wish to study the following types of courses at De Montfort University, Leicester:

- Full-time undergraduate degrees (BA/BSc/LLB) in any subject
- Full-time Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters courses (PGDip/MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) in any subject
- Full-time MPhil/PhD research degrees in any subject

The £500 scholarship will be deducted from the full tuition fee at the beginning of the first (or only) year of study.

Students progressing to DMU through one of our established progression schemes or collaborative partnerships may also be eligible for these scholarships.

There is no application process for the scholarship, but you need to apply for and be accepted on to a course at De Montfort University. If you acheive the required grades, you will be automatically awarded the scholarship.

You must achieve grades in your current studies equivalent to the following examples:

Country of qualification For Bachelors entry For Masters entry For PhD entry
UK280 UCAS tariff points 65%+ in Bachelors degree 55%+ in Masters degree
India75%+ average at Standard XII60%+ 70%+ in Bachelors or pass in Masters
China80%+ in Senior Secondary School Certificate, or equivalence of other qualifications80%+ in Bachelors degree 80%+ in Bachelors or pass in Masters
Taiwan65%+ in Junior College Diploma 75%+ in Bachelors degree 75%+ in Bachelors or pass in Masters
Hong KongPlease contact the International Admissions Office 60%+ in Bachelors degree 60%+ in Bachelors or pass in Masters
Ghana and Nigeria Pass in SSC with min. 5 passes at grades 1-6 and pass recognised Foundation or National Diploma GPA 3.0 or equivalent GPA 3.0 or equivalent or pass in Masters

Please note that we have given the above country details as examples only. Qualifications equivalent to the UK benchmarks will be individually assessed by our International Admissions Office and their decision on this is final.

To study at De Montfort University, please complete and submit an application formfor the course you wish to study.

Click here for details of how to apply or take a look in our international prospectuses. If your application is successful, you will be sent an offer letter.

Once you have your offer letter and you have met the entry criteria to be accepted onto your course, we will write to you to confirm whether you have qualified for the scholarship.

Deadline for applications
If you wish to be considered for a Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship 2010, De Montfort University must have received your application form by 21st August 2010. No applications received after this date will be considered under any circumstances.

Allocation process
As applications are received, entry qualifications will be assessed and a scholarship will be awarded if the entry criteria are met. All successful applicants who have been awarded a scholarship will be notified by email and letter (standard mail) by 21st September 2010. The £500 scholarships will be deducted from the full tuition fee of successful applicants when you arrive to enrol at DMU.

The rules
• Both self-funding and sponsored students are eligible to apply.
• No cash alternatives will be offered and the scholarship cannot be transferred to any other course at DMU or to any other nominated recipient.
• Valid only for September 2010 entry (or between September 2010 and June 2011 for research applicants) – scholarships cannot be deferred with an application until September 2011 or later
• For overseas students who are also entitled to the £500 discount for early payment of their fees in full at enrolment, a total of £1000 will be deducted from the full tuition fee at enrolment.
• For applicants who also qualify for the £500 Alumni Scholarship, a further £500 will be deducted from the tuition fee at enrolment.
• If an applicant is allocated a scholarship but then withdraws their application or does not enrol onto the course for any reason, the scholarship is forfeited.
• The University reserves the right to withdraw scholarships, or not allocate scholarships, at any point before they are allocated.

Any questions?
For further information about the scholarships and/or our courses contact ou Enquiry Centre.
Tel +44 (0)116 257 7513
Email (via the web)