University of Sheffield is pleased to offer range of scholarships to students of high academic ability for 2016 entry. Iranian students are eligible to apply for these scholarships to undertake postgraduate programme at the university.
The university aims to assist international students who require financial assistance with scholarships specifically for Iranian students.
The university is ranked 97th in the world and 15th in the UK according to the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
There are high entrance requirements for masters degree programmes at Sheffield which reflect the quality of the university. Applicants may be required to take an internationally recognized English language test such as IELTS.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for international students to pursue masters degree programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are tenable in all subject areas at the University of Sheffield.
Scholarship Award: There is one Iran Merit Postgraduate Scholarships available for Iranian students. Each scholarship is worth 50% of the postgraduate yearly tuition fee per year. The scholarships will take the form of a fee reduction.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: 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.
-To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be self-funding and classed as ‘Overseas’ for fee purposes and an Iranian national or permanently domiciled in Iran, apply for a study place by Friday 22 April 2016 for entry in September 2016.
Nationality: Students of Iran are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement: Applicants must have a good undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification, Three years to five years’ postgraduate work experience. This should include appropriate experience as a manager or in a supervisory role and on occasion, the university may consider delegates without a first degree but with significant management experience
English Language Requirements: Applicants may be required to take an internationally recognized English language test such as IELTS. Applicants need IELTS 7.0 with no component below 6.
Supporting Material: – Applicants can apply through the UCAS website.
-Applicants have to write a personal statement.
How to Apply: All students who are eligible for a scholarship and have accepted their offer before the closing date will be automatically considered. If students wish to be considered for this scholarship they 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.
Application Deadline: The scholarship application must be received by 22 April 2016.