Vice-Chancellor's scholarships

We award the highest-achieving students with our prestigious Vice-Chancellor's scholarships.

  • Funding: £10,000 to £20,000
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: International (including EU) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate taught and Undergraduate
Applications for 2022/23 will open on Monday 10 January 2022

The Vice-Chancellor's scholarships award the highest-achieving international students with a tuition fee discount.

How we award

Undergraduate

If you are awarded this scholarship at undergraduate level, you will receive:

  • a £10,000 tuition fee discount in your first year
  • a £5,000 tuition fee discount in your second year
  • a £5,000 tuition fee discount in your third year.

Postgraduate taught

If you are awarded this scholarship at postgraduate taught level, you will receive a £10,000 tuition fee discount.

Eligibility

Open to International (including EU) students only.

To be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor's scholarship, you must:

  • have a conditional or unconditional offer to study at the University of York by Monday 21 March 2022 (round one) or Monday 20 June 2022 (round two) (you don't need to have accepted the offer)
  • be paying fees at the overseas fee rate (any fee assessments must be completed by Monday 21 March 2022 [round one] or Monday 20 June 2022 [round two])
  • intend to study a full-time undergraduate or a postgraduate taught masters course.

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 Monday 21 March 2022 (round one) or Monday 20 June 2022 (round two).

Students on the following pathways are not eligible for these scholarships:

  • Hull York Medical School
  • MSc Nursing (Mental Health) and MSc Nursing (Adult)
  • International Pathway College
  • Distance and online learning courses
  • Part-time courses
  • Kaplan International College London
  • GEMMA and Mundus MAPP
How to apply

Application deadline: Monday 20 June 2022, 11.59pm BST

You will be considered for this scholarship automatically when you apply online for our Be Exceptional scholarships

You only need to make one application: you will be considered for both the Be Exceptional and the Vice-Chancellor's awards.

Round one

  • Applications open Monday 10 January 2022, 00.01am (GMT)
  • Applications close Monday 21 March 2022, 11.59pm (GMT)

Round two

  • Applications open Monday 18 April 2022, 00.01am (BST)
  • Applications close Monday 20 June 2022, 11.59pm (BST)
How we allocate

A panel of senior staff from the University will select the successful scholarship awardees.

Terms and conditions

See our Be Exceptional scholarships terms and conditions.

Contact details

Contact details

International Recruitment Team
+44 (0)1904 323534
international@york.ac.uk