Course: Undergraduate degrees taught within the Faculty of Science and Engineering (please see exceptions below)
No. of awards: 5
Deadline: April 2023 (exact date TBC)
The Science & Engineering Widening Participation Scholarship is designed to support students coming from a diverse range of backgrounds in accessing a high quality education, including many coming from areas that have a low participation in higher education or from backgrounds lacking social or financial privilege. It aims to offer continued support to students who engaged in Queen Mary outreach activities before applying to university.
The Scholarship is a one-off award in the first year of the undergraduate programme. The Scholarship is worth £3,000, and will be paid directly into the student’s bank account.
How do I apply?
Applications for the Science & Engineering Widening Participation Scholarship are now open and can be found here. Students will be considered for an award on the basis of the information they provide in their online application form. Successful candidates will be informed of their award via email notification from the Science and Engineering Faculty Office.
Requests for supporting evidence may be made to enhance your application. If further documentation is required you will be contacted via email between the 11th and 15th May. You will be given a deadline to provide the documentation. If this is not provided by the deadline your application will be withdrawn.
Scholarship applicants will be notified of the outcome of the application by 30th June.
In addition, students must meet 2 of the following criteria:
Some course are partly taught in the Faculty of Science and Engineering and partly taught in other Schools. The following jointly-taught courses are not eligible for the Science & Engineering Excellence Award: