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 are open until Monday 20 June 2022, 11.59pm BST

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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)
  • MA in Public Policy: Governance and Development
  • MSc Sustainable Business: Leadership, Innovation and Management
  • 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, 12.01am GMT
  • Applications close Monday 21 March 2022, 11.59pm GMT

Round two

  • Applications open Monday 18 April 2022, 12.01am BST
  • Applications close Monday 20 June 2022, 11.59pm BST

Round 2 is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate taught applicants. Undergraduate applicants should note that the deadline to accept a course offer on UCAS is before the application deadline date for these scholarships. You may therefore be required to select your firm and insurance choice before receiving the outcome of your scholarship application.

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

Contact us

Got a question about applying to York? Email our friendly International Team for advice and support.

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international@york.ac.uk
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