INTO Queen’s/Queen’s University Belfast100% International Foundation Scholarships 2011-2012Announcing 5 scholarships valued at £11,490 eachQueen’s University Belfast and INTO Queen’s University Belfast invites applications for the Queen’s UniversityBelfast Foundation Scholarships. The scholarships have been created to assist international fee-paying students, whoneed to complete a Foundation programme before enrolling on a Queen’s University Belfast undergraduate degreeprogramme.The scholarships are available to all international students applying for the following INTO Queen’s UniversityBelfast Foundation pathways: Foundation pathway in Business, Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation Pathway in Science, Engineering, Computing and MathematicsThe Foundation programme commences in January 2011. Successful completion of the appropriate Foundationpathway (subject to meeting specified grades for entry) guarantees students progression onto a wide range ofundergraduate degree programmes at Queen’s University Belfast.For full details of the degree programmes offered by Queen’s University Belfast, please visithttp://knock.qub.ac.uk/ug_course_finder/index_current.htmlFor full details of the INTO Queen’s University Belfast programmes, please visithttp://intohigher.com/universities/united-kingdom/queens-university-belfast.aspxINTO Foundation programme details:Course length 3 termsStart date Monday 26 September 2011, 4 January 2012Tuition fee £11,490Contact hours Up to 24 hours a weekOutcome Successful completion leads to the award of the NCUK International Foundation Certificate and direct entry to Year 1 of a wide range of degree programmes at Queen’s University Belfast in September 2012.
Scholarship DetailsAward title Queen’s University Belfast 100% International Foundation ScholarshipNumber of awards 5 AwardsWho is eligible? All international fee-paying students. Students who have completed 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Students must have a minimum English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.0 for specified degree programmes. Students must be a minimum of 17 years old. EU international students are also eligible.General information Successful applicants will receive a scholarship worth £5745.00 which will be deducted from their INTO Foundation programme tuition fees. Upon successful completion (and subject to achieving specified grades for entry), students entering degree programmes at Queen’s University Belfast will receive a further £5745.00 (which will be deducted from the university’s Year 1 tuition fees).Value of award £11,490*Application procedures Complete an INTO Queen’s University Belfast Academic Application form stating which Foundation programme you would like to apply for. The completed form should be returned to INTO Admissions along with copies of your academic transcripts and evidence of current English language level Complete a Queen’s University Belfast Foundation Scholarship application form including a personal statement explaining why you want to study at Queen’s University Belfast and how the degree programme will help you in the future. The personal statement must be hand-written in English and be no less 200 words and no more than 500 words. An application and personal statement form is included at the bottom of this announcement. Applicants may submit information and evidence of additional achievements in support of their application. All scholarship applications must be complete with transcripts and should be submitted to email@example.com.Scholarship Deadlines For the September 2011 intake the deadline is Monday 27 June 2011. For the January 2012 intake the deadline is Friday 18 November 2011. All scholarships applications received by this date will be considered. Successful candidates will be notified no later than two weeks after the deadline has closed. All other scholarship applications will be retained for further consideration. *Payment of the first instalment of the Foundation Scholarship, in the form of a fee discount, will be made only to successful scholarship applicants who have paid their full tuition fees at least 4 week before the start date of the Foundation Programme (Monday 29 August 2011 and Wednesday 8 December 2011). The remaining instalment will be discounted from the university’s Year 1 tuition fees upon successful completion of the first semester of study on an undergraduate degree programme at Queen’s University Belfast. Please note, this scholarship deduction will not exceed the INTO Queen’s/Queen’s University tuition fees and cannot be used in conjunction with any other
discounts or scholarships.Queen’s University BelfastFoundation Scholarship Application FormPlease complete the Foundation application form along with the hand written personalstatement and transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.orgTitle:Family Name:First given name:Second given name:Nationality:Date of birth (dd/mm/yy):Contact email: Please tick which pathway you wish to apply for: Business, Humanities and Social Sciences Science, Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Proposed Queen’s University BelfastDegree Programme: