The National Scholarship Programme has been introduced by the UK Government to lower the fees for students from the lowest income households to help their entry into Higher Education. It is funded equally by the University and Government. Two hundred National Scholarships are available at Worcester. Each is a fee waiver of £3,000, or a pro rata amount in the case of part-time students, for the first year of study. National Scholarships are awarded on a rigorously means tested basis, to those students from the lowest income households. The National Scholarship Programme has been introduced to help students from low-income households and underrepresented groups to enter Higher Education. The University of Worcester is offering 200 scholarships in 2012/13. Each scholarship is valued at £3000 or a pro rata amount in the case of part time students and is awarded in the form of a fee waiver to first year students.
Applicants must not normally be resident in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland and will need to be registering on courses that cost at least £6000 or the part-time pro rata equivalent. Those students not eligible for a scholarship under the National Scholarship Programme are:
-NHS Funded students
-Students funded by the Training and Development Agency for Schools
-Students directly continuing from one course to another (eg from a foundation degree or HND to the final year of an honours degree)
-Students transferring in from another institution
-Students taking a postgraduate qualification
-Part-time students studying at less than 25per cent intensity of the full-time equivalent
-Any other students whose fees are paid or part-paid through a sponsorship arrangement.
Application deadline is 31st August 2012.
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