Salford International Excellence Award

Country: United Kingdom;

Deadline: 01.06.2018

Type of grant: For studying abroad;


Area Of Sciences: Общенаучные;


The University of Salford welcomes applicants from across the world and seeks to encourage and support international students who are not only academic, but are enterprising, creative, and community-minded. Our international students are active in their studies, enthusiastic in gaining positive experiences from their time in the UK, and use their knowledge, skills and experience to take on the challenges of the world. 

With a fund of up to £100,000, the Salford International Excellence Award, is a new scholarship programme to actively support a wide range of talented, inspiring and creative international students who aim to be the leaders of the future. 

You are particularly encouraged to apply if:
* You have an offer of admission to the University of Salford, and are from a region where there are no specific scholarships available
* You have an offer of admission to the University of Salford undergraduate (Bachelors) programme and have gained advanced entry so will begin your studies in year two or three, rather than year one 
* You have talents that  complement  the University’s International Collaboration Zone strategy, which brings together the university and industry to work together on global challenges.
* You have professional experience, gained either through work, extra-curricular  activities, or through your own creative or entrepreneurial projects

Based on your submitted application, and judged through the International Scholarships Committee, Salford International Excellence Awards begin at £1,000 and you could be awarded up to £5,000 as a discount from the tuition fee.

Value of award:

£1,000 to 5,000

Number of awards:



You must have an offer of admission to the University of Salford and complete the International Scholarship Application Form, selecting Salford International Excellence Award.

The most important part of the application in the two-part scholarship essay, where you have the opportunity to show your commitment to the University of Salford, your programme of study and your past experience and achievements, and your future ambitions. 

Part 1) Describe how your previous experiences and achievements will help you achieve success at the University of Salford.

This is your opportunity to communicate the International Scholarship Committee how you will be successful and an active student at the University of Salford. You can include examples of: any academic prizes you have won; any recent sporting achievements or prize; your involvement in activities for  the  social, economic and cultural development of your country and community; any entrepreneurial activity you are engaged in; anything else that shows your success. Your essay should not be more than 300 words. 

Part 2) Describe how your programme of study University of Salford will enable you to develop a greater understanding of your subject and how that can positively contribute to your home country?

This is your opportunity to communicate the International Scholarship Committee your commitment to your chosen subject area. The University is not just interested in your past experience, but also in your future, and how your studies will support your future, and how your future contributions will support  your  home  country. This may be at a national, regional or community level.  

Your essay should not be more than 300 words.


Applications are judged by the International Scholarship Committee.

How to apply:

Applicants must first apply for the eligible programme of study. Once you have received an offer of admission you then complete the 2018/19 International Scholarship Application Form

Application deadlines:

Scholarship application timeline for September/October/November 2018 intake

23 October 2017Applications open for scholarships for September/ October/ November 2018 intake
1 June 2018Applications close for scholarships for September/ October/ November 2018 intake
By 14 June 2018Decisions from International Scholarship Committee
14 – 28 June 2018Scholarship offer letters are sent to all successful applicants
28 June 2018Final date for applicants to accept the scholarship.  Acceptance is through payment of the tuition fee deposit.
1 – 14 JulyReceive Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies
14 – 31 JulyApply for visa


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