This merit-based Science and Engineering Merit Scholarships, worth either £3,000 or £5,000 per year, is open to international-fee-paying students applying for a degree in any of the schools within their College of Science and Engineering:
School of Chemistry
School of Engineering
School of Geography, Geology and the Environment
School of Informatics
School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
School of Physics and Astronomy
Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research, and high-quality, inspirational teaching. Celebrating diversity among all staff and students; widening participation in higher education; engaging with local, national, and international communities – all of these are part of what the school does and who they are. Founded in 1921 as a memorial to the Great War, the University of Leicester has a proud history of ambitious projects that lead to amazing discoveries. This is where genetic fingerprinting was invented in 1984 and the home of the team that found King Richard III. In their second century, they will continue to aspire to be the very best in everything that they do.
In January 2021, around 200 UCU members at the university passed a no-confidence motion in Vice Chancellor Nishan Canagarajah because of proposed cuts putting 145 staff members at risk of redundancy. There was anger at his claim that redundancies are needed to “continue to deliver excellence”. In April, the UCU urged academics to boycott the university due to the planned redundancies, including encouraging people to not apply for jobs at Leicester or collaborate on new research projects.
Eligibility criteria for the Science and Engineering merit scholarships.
- Applicants must have a previous degree certificate with remarkable results.
- Applicants should provide English language ability: IELTS or other acceptable proof. Please see the English Language Requirements section for more details.
Eligible Countries: International
Value of Award:£5,000
Number of Awards: Not Mentioned
Method of Application: Applicants are recommended to take admission in the undergraduate degree coursework at the University of Leicester.
Application Deadline: September 2022.