University of Sheffield Great Scholarships Program (India) 2016

Applications are invited for University of Sheffield Great Scholarships 2016 from Indian students pursuing their Undergraduate (Social Science & Arts and Engineering) and Postgraduate (Business) Degree Program at the University for the session 2016

To fulfill ambitions of young talented Indians of studying in the UK, the British Council has announced the single largest number of scholarships ever launched in a year in India, by offering around 400 scholarships worth 1.5 million pounds


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Important Dates

The deadline for applications for the India Merit Scholarships is 24th June 2016 (Friday)

Scholarship results will be announced 29th July 2016 (Friday)

Scholarship Details

The University of Sheffield is proud to be a part of this scheme and we are happy to offer the following scholarships for 2016 entry:

Number of scholarships: 1 in each (Social Science & Arts, Engineering and business)

The Scholarships will be awarded for one year of study

The Scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction

Applicants will first be considered for the India Merit Scholarship, valued at 50% of your tuition fee, before being considered for the GREAT Scholarship, valued at £5000

Eligibility and Award Criteria

To be eligible candidate must be an Indian national or permanently domiciled in India, apply for a study place by 17th June 2016 and hold an offer of a study place for entry in September 2016

Be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes

Hold an offer of a study place in any of the subject areas listed above, at the stated level of study

How to Apply

If you wish to be considered for this scholarship, you need to submit an application for the India Merit Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship candidates need to submit an application for the India Merit Scholarship. Candidates for the GREAT Scholarships will be selected from the pool of applicants who have applied for our India Merit Scholarships (

Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield

The University of Sheffield (UK)

Prospective International Students – Asia, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN (UK), Website