Scholarships

Science and Engineering Excellence Scholarships (UG)

About the award

Level: Undergraduate
Course: All bachelors degrees in the Faculty of Science and Engineering
Country: EU, Home
Value: £3000
No. of awards: Unlimited
Deadline: None. This will be awarded as you meet the criteria.

More information

The Queen Mary Science and Engineering Excellence Scholarships are for undergraduates entering with A*AA (or equivalent) in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. This is intended to attract the most talented students from across the UK and EU to study with us. None-EU applicants can also qualify for this award. Please see Global Excellence Award for details for overseas applicants.

Scholarship value

This scholarship is worth £3,000 for your first year of study only. To be eligible to receive the scholarship students must have achieved grades of A*AA at A-Level, 36 IB points with 7, 6, 6 at Higher Level, or equivalent (in the subjects specified in the offer). 

QUALIFICATIONS ACCEPTED GRADE
A levels A*AA 
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 36 with 766 at HL
QMUL International Science & Engineering Foundation Programme 80% or higher
All other foundation programmes Please check directly with the  Admissions team by emailing admissions@qmul.ac.uk
BTEC National Extended Certificate (RQF) D (Distinction) or higher alongside two A levels in relevant subjects
International Baccalaureate Level 3 Certificate at Higher Level 6 or above alongside two A levels in relevant subjects

If the High School qualification you are taking does not appear here, you may still be eligible. Please contact us at admissions@qmul.ac.uk and include your UCAS ID, course and full name with the query. We will confirm if your qualification is eligible. The scholarships will only be confirmed with students once we have received their final High School results.

The scholarship money will be paid directly to you, by the Bursaries Office, in January 2020.

How do I apply?

There is no need to complete a separate application form to be considered for this scholarship. Students will be considered for an award on the basis of the information they provide in their UCAS or online application to Queen Mary. Successful candidates will be informed of their award via email notification from the Science and Engineering Faculty Office. To receive this scholarship, you must confirm Queen Mary as your firm choice via UCAS. Those entering via clearing or, those who selected us as an insurance choice will not be eligible.

Eligibility criteria

  1. You must have achieved grades of
    • A*AA at A-Level, or
    • 36 IB points with 7,6,6 at Higher Level, or
    • BTEC or other equivalent (see table above)
  2. Applicants studying an acceptable Level 3 qualification alongside at least two A levels in relevant subject; may be eligible for the award. Required subjects must be studied at A Level where specified. Other acceptable Level 3 qualifications include BTEC Extended National Certificates, Cambridge Pre-U Diploma and Higher Level IB Certificates and can be considered in conjunction with at least 2 A levels.
  3. You must be paying full tuition fees (i.e. not in receipt of another scholarship).
  4. You must be enroling in year 1 (i.e. transfers into year 2 or advanced entry are not eligible).
  5. This scheme is available only to students who apply for and enrol on a course led by the Faculty of Science and Engineering in the 2019/20 academic year. Joint course eligibility is clarified at the bottom of this page.
  6. This is a one-off payment in your first year. You must be able to finance the remainder of your tuition fees and living expenses.
  7. If you are currently following the Queen Mary International Science and Engineering Foundation Programme (ISEFP) you will be considered for the scholarship if you achieve over 80% in your foundation year (Year 0).
  8. Students undertaking the Science and Engineering Foundation programme are not eligible for this Scholarship either in their foundation year or upon progression to Year 1. Students taking non-Queen Mary Foundation Programmes should contact the admissions office to discuss eligibility.
  9. You must select Queen Mary as your firm choice. Those who enter via clearing or after naming Queen Mary as insurance choice are not eligible for this award.

Joint programmes and ineligible programmes

Some course are partly taught in the Faculty of Science and Engineering and partly taught in other Schools.

The following jointly-taught courses are eligible for the Science & Engineering Excellence Award:

  • BEng FT Aerospace Engineering with Management
  • BEng FT Biomedical Engineering with Management
  • BEng FT Materials Science and Engineering with Management
  • BEng FT Mechanical Engineering with Management
  • BSc FT Computer Science with Management (ITMB)
  • BSc FT Digital and Technology Solutions (Business Analyst)
  • BSc FT Digital and Technology Solutions (Data Analyst)
  • BSc FT Digital and Technology Solutions (IT Consultant)
  • BSc FT Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer)
  • BSc FT Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics
  • BSc FT Mathematics with Actuarial Science
  • BSc FT Mathematics with Finance and Accounting
  • BSc FT Mathematics with Management
  • BSc FT Physics with Management
  • BSc FT Neuroscience
  • BSc FT Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics
  • BSc FT Biomedical Sciences

These courses with the option of a year abroad or with industrial experience/professional placement are also eligible.

The following jointly-taught course is not eligible for the Science & Engineering Excellence Award:

  • BSc(Econ) Economics, Statistics and Mathematics