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IFP Merit international awards in UK, 2018-2019

Cardiff University is inviting applications for IFP Merit international awards. These opportunities are available for eligible students studying on International Foundation Programme (IFP).

This one-year programme is designed to give you the academic and English language skills you need to begin a variety of degrees with us.



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Cardiff University is a public research university in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. Founded in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, it became one of the founding colleges of the University of Wales in 1893, and in 1997 received (but held in abeyance) its own degree-awarding powers.

If you are an overseas applicant and your first language is not English, then you must have a proven level of English to study on our courses.


Application Deadline: April 26, 2018
Course Level: The studentships are available to study on our International Foundation Programme.
Study Subject: The studentships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Award: the program holders will receive a fee reduction of 20% from the International Foundation Programme tuition fees.
Number of Awards: There are five scholarships available for 2018 entry.
The award can be taken in the UK


Eligible Countries:

  • Students must be confirmed as an Overseas Student for fee-paying purposes (this information is contained in your offer letter).
  • Students must fully complete the application form with the supporting statements as directed. Incomplete forms will not be considered.
  • Cardiff University must have received your application for an academic course by 26 April 2018. Students must have received, and firmly accepted, a conditional or unconditional offer by the deadline 25 May 2018.
  • Students must return the completed application form by the deadline: 13:00 (UK time) Friday 25 May 2018. Applications received after this date will not be accepted. Applications must be emailed by the deadline. Any applications not sent to this email account will not be considered.
  • International Foundation Programme applicants for the IFP Merit international awards must have received a conditional or unconditional offer for the 2018/19 academic year. Applicants must have accepted their offer via the Cardiff University SIMS online application service by 1300 (UK time) Friday 25 May 2018.

Entrance Requirements: Students must have accepted an offer of a place on the IFP before applying for these endowments.

English Language Requirements: If you are an overseas applicant and your first language is not English, then you must have a proven level of English to study on our courses.

Application Procedure:

You’ll need to fill in our application form – this includes writing a personal statement. You’ll also need:

  • Transcripts of school results so far, including subjects studied and grades achieved
  • One academic reference
  • Evidence of English language test results or note when you will sit the exam or receive the result
  • A copy of the photograph page of your passport which must include your passport number and full name.

How to Apply:

You’ll need to accept yours through our online application system.

Online Application

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