Cardiff University is offering full and partial scholarships for students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and potential. Two full scholarships are available self-funding overseas student, which will cover the cost of course fees for the International Foundation Programme. Applicants for the International Foundation Programme scholarships must have either a conditional or unconditional offer and must have accepted Cardiff University as their choice for study during the 2013/14 academic year.
About Scholarship: Cardiff University awards a limited number of full and partial scholarships to students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and potential. The deadline for applications is July 31st 2013.
– Cardiff University International Foundation Scholarships: Cardiff University awards a limited number of full and partial scholarships to students on the International Foundation Programme who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and potential.
– International Foundation Scholarship: They are offering two full scholarships for self-funding students, which will cover the cost of course fees for the International Foundation Programme.
Study: Business, Engineering and Health & Life Sciences
Course Level: International foundation courses
Scholarship By: Cardiff University in UK
Number of awards: Cardiff University International Foundation Scholarships: Cardiff University awards a limited number of full and partial scholarships.
– International Foundation Scholarship: Two full scholarships are offered.
Duration: The scholarship is offered for the IFP year only.
Value: IFP scholarships cover the full cost of fees for the IFP year only.
Eligibility:- You must be confirmed as an Overseas Student for fee paying purposes (this information is contained in your offer letter).
-You must fully complete the application form with the supporting statements as directed.
-Applicants for IFP scholarships must have a conditional or unconditional offer and must have accepted their offer by Midnight (GMT) Friday 31st July 2013.
-After this date, applicants have until Midnight (GMT) Thursday 16th August 2013 for their offers to be changed to unconditional –applications where the status is not unconditional after this time will not be considered.
-Scholarships are to be used for academic year 2013/14 only and cannot be used for 2014/15 entries. If you are awarded a scholarship and wish to defer your entry to the University, you will lose your scholarship and will need to re-apply again in the following year.
-These scholarships are only available to self-funding students. Students who are in receipt of full funding from a sponsorship body (such as their home country’s Government, charity or a private organisation) are not eligible to apply.
-Students must satisfy certain financial requirements as part of their visa application for study in the UK and students should not be solely relying on receiving a scholarship to meet these.
-If a student withdraws/is requested to withdraw from study before completing the IFP Course or does not complete the IFP course at Cardiff University they are responsible for repaying all monies received from the International Scholarship award unless there are extenuating circumstances.
-IFP scholarships do not include interruption of study as part of the fund. If students are required to resit a year of study, then they will not receive further funding for additional years.
-Winners must ensure that they maintain a satisfactory academic record.
Scholarship Open for: The international students can apply
Selection Criteria: The selection panel at Cardiff University will be considering some important criteria when assessing your application form and these are outlined in the supporting statement headings.
-Academic merit: We require students to demonstrate their academic successes, whilst also illustrating other areas of personal development, such as learning gained via work experience, voluntary work or extra-curricular learning experiences.
– Contribution to society: We will look positively upon applications from students who demonstrate a keen awareness of the contribution they can make to the development of their community, society or nation as a result of obtaining their qualification from Cardiff University.
-Ambassadorial potential: Upon your graduation, you will be considered an Ambassador of Cardiff University, and we will look favorably upon applicants with the ability to represent Cardiff University in a diplomatic and professional manner in their future careers.
Notification: Successful applicants who have already accepted an unconditional offer will be informed as soon as possible after the July deadline above. Successful applicants whose offers have still to be unconditional will be notified as soon as possible after the August deadline stated above. If an applicant has been selected as a reserve candidate, then they will be informed of this as soon as possible after the deadlines stated above. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified as soon as possible after 16th August. Unfortunately, they will be unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.
Apply: For applying these scholarships, please contact the IFP Office at email@example.com to request an application form.
Deadline: Midnight (GMT) Friday 31st July 2013
Further Information: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospective/international/funding/international-scholarship-fund/foundation-scholarships.html