Application is currently open for the GB Scholarship at the Queen’s University of Belfast. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.
About the Queen’s University of Belfast and the Scholarship
University of Queen’s Officially known as the Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast (Irish: Ollscoil na Banrona), sometimes known as Queen’s or QUB, is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in the United Kingdom. The institution was founded in 1845 and given a charter as “Queen’s College, Belfast” in the same year that it opened.
About 300 academic degree programs at different levels are available at Queen’s. Ian Greer is the current president and vice-chancellor. The institution’s annual revenue for 2021–2022 was £434.9 million, of which £98.4 million came from grants and contracts for research, while its annual expenditures were £421.3 million (without USS provision).
Students who begin their undergraduate studies at Queen’s in September 2024 are eligible for the prestigious GB Scholarship. Students from England, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands who receive an ABB or above on their A-level exam or other comparable qualification(s) recognized by the university are eligible for this award. If you fulfill the requirements, you will be recognized automatically at the time of registration and enrollment in an undergraduate degree program that has been authorized.
Details about the GB Scholarship at Queen’s University of Belfast:
Scholarship Sponsor: Queen’s University of Belfast, UK
Scholarship Value: £3,000
Number of awards: Several
Study level: All Undergraduate (excluding Foundation courses, Medicine, and Dentistry)
Host Institution(s): Queen’s University of Belfast, UK
In your first year of study, the university will contribute £2,500 toward Queen’s Accommodation (or another contracted provider). Additionally, you will be given £500 during your first year of study to help with relocation expenses and flights to Belfast.
Eligible Criteria for GB Scholarship
New undergraduates from England, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands who receive an ABB or above in their A-levels or other equivalent qualification(s) recognized by the university.
Application Process for GB Scholarship
These honors are given without a formal application procedure. At the time of registration and enrollment, if you meet the eligibility requirements, you will be recognized automatically. Please review the student privacy notice to learn more about how the school handles your data. Email communication will be used to notify successful candidates of their rewards.
Note that only students with 2024 enrollment dates are eligible for the GB scholarship.
Terms and Conditions
- Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at Queen’s University Belfast for the first time to qualify.
- Students must have at least an ABB in their A-levels or an equivalent qualification(s) recognized by the University to be eligible. Eligibility will only be determined based on the final marks released by the awarding bodies at the time of registration and enrollment.
- The scholarship won’t be made accessible until the student has decided to live on campus (or with another contracted provider) and has completed enrollment in an undergraduate degree program.
- £2,500 to be paid to Queen’s (or another contravened supplier). It is not exchangeable for cash and cannot be refunded or transferred.
- The first year of studies will be compensated with a cash payment of £500.
- Students who are paying £9,250 in tuition fees must be from England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, or the Isle of Man.
- Students must submit a UCAS application and enroll in 2024.
- The Undergraduate grant does not apply to applicants for the Queen’s colleges at Stranmillis and St. Mary’s, Agricultural Technology, Medicine, Dentistry, or Foundation Degree programs.
- Students who are offered a place via UCAS Clearing and Adjustment are not eligible for the GB Scholarship.
- As stated in the school’s prospectus and admissions policy, Queen’s University Belfast, like the majority of comparable universities, makes offers based on specific grades rather than UCAS tariff points. Qualifications from the AS level or EPQ are not taken into account.
- For instance, when it comes to scholarship criteria, AAC does not equal ABB. For comparison, a Distinction* at BTEC corresponds to a B and a Distinction to an A.
- All decisions made by the Scholarship Allocation Panel on undergraduate scholarships are final. Regarding the Panel’s judgments, the University will not consider any appeals.
- If it is discovered that a student has deceived the university about any part of their eligibility, the university has the right to revoke their scholarship and demand reimbursement of any money previously given.
- If a student receives an undergraduate award and leaves their program before it is finished, they are often not required to pay back the award money they have already received.
The Application Deadline is: Not Specified
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