Application is now open for the Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarship at the University of Southampton. Interested applicants are encouraged to send in their applications before the deadline date.
About the University of Southampton and Scholarship
Southampton, England’s University of Southampton is a public research institution that is abbreviated as Soton in post-nominal letters. In the top 100 universities in the world, Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive institutions in the United Kingdom. Southampton placed 78th in the QS World University Rankings and 108th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in the 2023 list of the world’s top universities. Southampton was rated 72nd internationally in the 2022 Round University Ranking and 85th globally in the 2022 CWTS Leiden Ranking. Southampton is ranked 97th in the world and 11th in the UK by the 2021 edition of U.S. News & World Report.
Funding for International Students
You may be eligible for financial aid from the University, its partners, or organizations in your home nation if you are an international (non-EU) student.
Excellence in Chemistry Scholarship
Any UK or EU candidate who earns A*AA grades in their A levels (or equivalent in other degrees) with the A* in chemistry is eligible for a £1,000 scholarship from the Department of Chemistry.
Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarship
The Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarship Program aids chemistry studies for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds. The program was started in honor of Denis Henry Desty, a pioneer in the disciplines of chromatography and combustion research who studied chemistry at Southampton in the 1940s. Students enrolled in the four-year MChem programs who match the requirements below are eligible to apply for a £2,000 scholarship for each year they attend Southampton.
Depending on whether they complete a paid placement year as part of their education, during which they would not get a payment, each participant will receive up to £8,000 throughout the four-year program. Each year, two Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarships will be given out. Eligible candidates are asked to apply for the scholarship (through an online application form) if they have made Southampton their top choice of universities. They will be identified using the university’s contextual admissions criteria.
Details about Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarship at the University of Southampton:
Scholarship Sponsor: University of Southampton, UK
Scholarship Value: £2,000
Number of awards: 2
Study level: Undergraduate
Host Institution(s): University of Southampton, UK
Students enrolled in the four-year MChem programs who match the requirements below are eligible to apply for a £2,000 scholarship for each year they attend Southampton.
Eligibility Criteria for Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarship
Applicants are advised to meet the following requirements to be qualified for Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarship at the University of Southampton:
- Financial need: The school will give students from underrepresented backgrounds priority since they will gain financial assistance that will enable them to completely concentrate on their academic education.
- Academic aptitude: Students should show they can excel academically while attending university.
- Extracurricular involvement and leadership qualities: The school will search for well-rounded people who can succeed outside of the classroom and motivate others around them.
- Work experience and plans: They are looking for students with ambitious professional goals who will be able to utilize the chemistry and other broader skills they acquire throughout their degree.
- MChem students enrolled in four-year programs.
- students from backgrounds that are underrepresented.
Application Process for Denis Henry Desty Undergraduate Scholarship
The next step after selecting a course is to apply through UCAS, which serves as the main hub for processing applications for higher education courses. The application procedure is fully described on the university’s Undergraduate Applications page. To gain a sense of the university and its amenities, the school highly recommends that you attend one of their Open Days.
The Submission Deadline is: Not Specified
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