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Academic excellence scholarships

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We award over 100 international scholarships per year, recognizing academic excellence by applying a tuition fee discount. Ten prestigious Vice-Chancellor's scholarships are available for the highest achieving students.

Scholarship Requirements:

Open to International (non-EU) students only.

You're eligible for different levels of award depending on your nationality and country of residence. The allocation table below shows which awards are available to you. Some awards are available to all international (non-EU) students.

To be eligible for an Academic Excellence scholarship, you must:

have a conditional or unconditional offer to study at the University of York by 30 May 2020 (you don't need to have accepted the offer)
be paying fees at the overseas fee rate (any fee assessments must be completed by 30 May 2020)
intend to study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught masters course based on the University of York campus
You will not be eligible if:

you hold a 100 per cent tuition fee scholarship or are fully sponsored
you are an undergraduate student and have made us your insurance choice before 30 May 2020.

How To Apply:

You must apply online. You only need to make one application: we will consider you for all of the awards which you are eligible for.