You are interested in furthering your education in UK. Good news! GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships is currently ongoing application at University of Sheffield. GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships is offered for Bachelors degree in the field of Courses offered at the University.
The aim of The GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships is to support and encourage students enrolled to study at University. This scholarship is made available for new scholars who want to join the University in 2022 from a GEMS institution. Scholars must also hold an offer to study at the University of Sheffield in order to be qualified for this scholarship.
The University of Sheffield originated from three local institutions: the Sheffield School of Medicine, Firth College and the Sheffield Technical School. The School of Medicine, established in 1828, was by far the oldest. Its early history was very uncertain and it was saved from collapse by the opening of Firth College, which took over the teaching of all basic science subjects to medical students.
The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Its history can be traced back to the foundation of Sheffield Medical School in 1828, Firth College in 1879 and Sheffield Technical School in 1884.
University College of Sheffield was later formed by the amalgamation of the three institutions in 1897 and was granted a royal charter as University of Sheffield in 1905 by King Edward VII. The university is formed from 50 academic departments which are organized into five faculties and an international faculty.
The university ranks among the top 10 of UK universities for research grant funding and it has become number one in the UK for income and investment in engineering research according to new data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). It is also one of the top 7 British universities by postgraduate student enrollment along with UCL, Birmingham, King’s, Manchester, Edinburgh and Oxford.
The University of Sheffield is one of the original red brick universities and a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group. It is part of the Worldwide Universities Network, the N8 Group of the eight most research thorough universities in Northern England and the White Rose University Consortium.
Sheffield has also been ranked as a top 100 university in the world by QS for the last fifteen years. In 2019, Time Higher Education ranked the University 22nd in Europe for teaching excellence. However, there are eight Nobel laureates combined with Sheffield and six of them are the alumni or former long-term staff of the university. They are contributors to the improvement of penicillin, the discovery of the citric acid cycle, the discovery of fullerene, the investigation of high-speed chemical reactions, the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA, and the development of molecular machines.
Worth of GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships at University of Sheffield
- The annual income of the University for 2019–20 was £737.5 million, of which £171 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £609.2 million.
- The successful candidate of The GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships will receive 50% of the tuition fees.
Eligibility for GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships at University of Sheffield
- The GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships is open to all nationalities.
- To be eligible for these scholarship, all the program-specific requirements must be met.
- To be qualified for GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships, the candidate must be currently studying at a GEMS institution.
- Candidate must also receive an offer to study a full-time or part-time undergraduate degree or foundation degree program at the University of Sheffield before applying for this scholarship.
How to Apply for GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships at University of Sheffield
Interested and eligible candidates should visit University of Sheffield to apply. You can also apply for this scholarship through an online application form. However, the form you apply through is called ‘2022 International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships’ and is accessed via MUSE (our online portal for candidates).
If you are qualified, you’ll receive an email inviting you to apply after you have been offered a place on a course at the University of Sheffield. Each candidate will also be considered for a range of other scholarships by applying through the same form.
Application Deadline for GEMS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships at University of Sheffield
The application deadline for these scholarship is April 25 2022.
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