School of Physics & Astronomy

Sir Peter Mansfield High-Achiever Scholarships

Professor Sir Peter Mansfield, was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in recognition of his significant contributions to the development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). He pioneered this important technique in Nottingham for more than 30 years.

The scholarships are open to all home and EU students who identify Nottingham as their first choice (CF or UF) for entry on one of our single honours Physics courses (see 1 below). The awards will be based on A-level performance as follows:

£1000 for students who achieve (or exceed) all the grades on the A-levels as specified in their original UCAS offer from us.

For students taking more than 3 A-levels the scholarship will be based on their best 3 A-level grades including Physics and Mathematics. The scheme will also apply to applicants with non-A-level qualifications (see 2 below). The awards are made in the first year to students registered for a qualifying course.

1 Eligible courses: F300, F303, F3F5, F3FM, F3R9, F3RX, F344, F340, F346, F345, F350, F371, F390, F391. For Physics & Philosophy (FV35) and Mathematical Physics (F325, F326) which are offered jointly with another School, the scholarships are awarded at 50% of the above rates.

2 e.g. International Baccalaureate: only HL subjects will be considered. Similar requirements apply to other qualifications: please contact Prof Philip Moriarty for details.

School of Physics and Astronomy

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