Keele University is offering you the chance to fulfil your educational dreams with ease by applying to its Internationals Excellence scholarship. The awards are open for international students willing to acquire their postgraduate degree at the university.
The program is organized to support deserving and talented students who are in search of funds to accomplish their education. There will be enormous funds for recipients to overcome their barriers and complete their studies.
Keele University is known as a public research university in Keele. It was granted university status by Royal Charter in 1962 and was founded in 1949 as the University College of North Staffordshire. The university’s School of Medicine operates the clinical part of its courses from a separate campus at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. The School of Nursing and Midwifery is located at the nearby Clinical Education Centre.
The candidate must meet up with the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:
- The aspirant must be an international student.
- Must be enrolled international students who have achieved the following undergraduate awards in their undergraduate study will automatically be awarded the scholarship as a tuition fee discount:
- Students progressing from the Keele International Study Centre Pre-Masters Programme will also be eligible for the scholarship award based on their undergraduate qualification.
- The Scholarship is for students based at Keele University and starts their studies in September 2020 or 2021, or January 2021 or 2022.
Acceptable Courses and Subjects
The scholarships are open to studying a postgraduate degree program in the following fields:
- Visual Studies
Why study at Keele University?
Keele University prides itself on being one of the most environmentally aware universities located in the UK, emphasising sustainability and ethical choices in its campus initiatives. Its location is home to a wealth of biodiversity and resources that allow students and staff to engage with the sustainability agenda.
Benefits of the Programs
The scholarship will be awarded as follows:
- The scholarship include one-off tuition fee discounts of up to £5,000 for international postgraduate taught students across various subject areas excluding Medicine and Physiotherapy programmes.
- This award can be combined with the Keele Developing Countries Scholarship and the Keele Alumni Discount if you will be eligible.
How to Apply for the Scholarship
For applying to the scholarships, candidates are needed to follow these steps:
Step 1: Apply for Admission
International candidates holding offers for selected postgraduate programmes will automatically be considered for the Keele International Excellence Scholarship when we assess your application. Students don’t need to submit a separate application for the award.
Step 2: Submit Required Documents
- High school Diploma Certificate
- School transcripts already available
- Transcripts from prior school (only if requested)
- Post-Secondary Transcription
- Official survey results
- Start / Course Vitae
- Aspirants must meet the general country/study curriculum entry requirement.
- Students must demonstrate English language skills and meet the general admission criteria following the country/curriculum you studied.
- CGPA 4.5 in higher senior secondary school certificate or A level at required grades. 2 AP’s at step 3 or 2 SAT subjects at 500 marks or ACT 21.
If applicants are a non EEA* international student they will most likely need a Visa known as ‘Entry Clearance’ to study in the UK. Depending upon the length of the course students are undertaking at Keele; they will need to either apply for a Tier 4 (General) visa or a Short Term Study Visa. For the most part, students studying over six months in the UK will need a Tier 4 Visa, with students studying under six months in the UK can check on a Short Term Study Visa or Electronic Visa Waiver;
Application Deadline: Open
Contact address: +44 (0)1782 734010 · Email [email protected]
University location: Keele, Newcastle ST5 5BG, United Kingdom