School of Computer Science
  

Scholarships

The School of Computer Science is home to some of the world's brightest and most innovative students as well world-leading academic staff from different areas of computer science.

To help support our students we have several generous scholarships available to all our undergraduate and postgraduate students, no matter where in the world you are from. 

As a University we are passionate about ensuring that our student population is diverse and that all our students have equal opportunities. By doing this we help to ensure that we recruit students from the widest available pool of talented individuals. 

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Scholarships 2020-2021 

    • Up to 18 undergraduate and 10 postgraduate scholarships are available

    • Three levels of award:

- Gold: 50% reduction in your tuition fees, each year, for up to three years

- Silver: 25% reduction in your tuition fees, each year, for up to three years

- Bronze: 10% reduction in your tuition fees, each year, for up to three years

    • All recipients will also receive an iPad Pro upon starting the course

Terms and Conditions

Home and EU undergraduate students have the option to receive these scholarships as a cash payment or a fee reduction.

In order to continue receiving the scholarship as part of degrees lasting more than one year such as a standard undergraduate degree, you will need to:

  • maintain engagement with the school and High Achievers Program
  • achieve an average result of 85% for gold, 80% for silver or 75% bronze average from year to year, unless specified differently within the conditions of the specific scholarship awarded. Results must be achieved based on first sit exams

 

Excellence in Computer science scholarship

  • Applications close at midnight on 13 August 2020
  • Open to all UK, continental Europe and international applicants

  • You will need to have accepted a firm offer to study a computer science course at University of Nottingham and it will need to be your first choice. Any changes in your choice of course will not affect the outcome providing it is still within computer science 

  • In order to apply you will need to provide the following information:

- Your application or UCAS number

- Provide 600 word summary describing why you would like to study computer science and why you feel that you should receive the scholarship

- You should include any challenges which you have overcome during your studies. You may also wish to include any examples of where you have been involved with the wider community or helped drive positive change, especially using computer science

Applications have now closed

 

Postgraduate Taught Excellence in Computer Science scholarships

  • Applications close 1 June 2020 and a decision will be made by 1 July 2020

  • Open to all UK, continental Europe and International applicants

  • You must hold an offer to study with us at the time of application to study any computer science course, this is transferable to anyone who chooses a different pathway providing it is still within computer science

  • In order to apply you will need to provide the following information:

-  Your application or UCAS number

-  Provide a 600 word summery describing why you wish to study a masters in computer science and how this scholarship will help you

- You should include any challenges which you have overcome during your studies. You may also wish to include any examples of where you have been involved with the wider community or helped drive positive change, especially using computer science 

Applications have now closed 

 

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What are my chances of being awarded a scholarship?

While high grades will help your application this is not the only thing we are looking for. When applying consider the question why you would like to study computer science and what factors have driven this desire. We are also looking for candidates to highlight why they will benefit from the award and show us ways they have used their love of computer science to help the wider community or drive change.  

 

How will I receive my scholarship?

If you are a home or EU undergraduate you will be given the option of fee reduction or cash payment which will be made in December or January. For all postgraduate and international winners you will automatically recive a fee reduction (or refund) from your 2nd and 3rd installments. 

 

Can I have something else instead of an iPad?

No other options will be available for you to choose from unfortunately and we are unable to offer a cash alternative. The school and university will not be responsible for any maintenance of the device.

 

What does the school expect from me?

As a school, we value engagement with our students. As a scholarship winner you will be expected to maintain engagement with the School and its High Achievers Program. This includes supporting outreach and may include access to opportunities such international placements and engagement with industry.

 

What if I am a Ningbo 2+2 student? 

If you are a student from university of Nottingham Ningbo campus on the 2+2 program you will be contacted in September to say whether you have been awarded a merit based scholarship. This award is based on you grades and will be given as payment in December or January.
 

What if none of these scholarships are suitable for me? 

If none of these are suitable please look at the other funding opportunities available on the Student Service's website.  

 

School of Computer Science

University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

For all enquires please visit:
www.nottingham.ac.uk/enquire