University of Liverpool Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships in UK


Deadline: not specified.

The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England. Founded as a college in 1881, it gained its royal charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known to be one of the six original “red brick” civic universities.

Nine Nobel Prize winners are amongst its alumni and past faculty and the university offers more than 230 first degree courses across 103 subjects. It was the world’s first university to establish departments in Oceanography, civic design, architecture, and biochemistry at the Johnston Laboratories. In 2006 the university became the first in the UK to establish an independent university in China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, making it the world’s first Sino-British university.

Scholarship Description: The new Vice-Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship is now available on offer at the University of Liverpool for students starting a postgraduate taught master’s programme. This scholarship is available to non-EU international students.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate taught master programme at the University of Liverpool (including London campus) in 2018.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university. Students undertaking the M. Arch programme or an M. Phil qualification are not eligible for a Vice- Chancellors International Attainment Scholarship- PGT Award.

Scholarship Benefits: £2,500 tuition fee reduction

Eligible Nationalities: Non-EU international students are eligible.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this award you must:

  • Be liable to pay full tuition fees at the overseas rate
  • Be starting a new postgraduate master’s programme in the academic year 2018 at the campus in Liverpool or London. Please note that students studying at our London campus cannot hold any other award on top of the Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment – PGT scholarship.
  • International students must have an internationally-recognized English language qualification.
  • Achieve a first class degree or equivalent qualification – as defined by the University of Liverpool and listed here.
  • The award will not be available to students who have studied at Liverpool International College, XJTLU or completed their Undergraduate degree at Liverpool, as these students have their own scholarship provision.
  • The award will not be available to students who are sponsored (by their government or commercial organization), as these students are fully funded.

Students undertaking the M. Arch programme or an M. Phil qualification are not eligible for a Vice- Chancellors International Attainment Scholarship- PGT Award.

Application Procedure: For both postgraduate taught and research programmes, the easiest way to make an application is online.

When you have completed the application form you should either submit it online, email it or send it to the address below together with hard copies or scans of the following supporting documentation:

  1. School or college transcripts/certificates
  2. University transcripts and certified translations if applicable
  3. Degree certificates
  4. Evidence of English Language proficiency (EU and international applicants only)
  5. Personal statement
  6. Two references (on letter headed paper, signed and dated)
  7. Research proposal (for certain MRes/MPhil/PhD applicants only)
  8. Brief Research Proposal (for Egyptology MA programmes)
  9. A sample of academic writing (for English MA programmes)

Deadline: Scholarship applications are now open.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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