The UEA (University of East Anglia) is a university located in the United Kingdom (UK). It is a well-renowned university for international research, established in 1963 in England. The UEA is an institution that believes that empowering students from all over the world educationally through scholarships will promote global and international research that will enhance and make the world a better place for everyone.
To achieve their belief, the UEA creates many scholarship awards open to students internationally. Among all these scholarship awards created, the International Excellence scholarship award is very popular and one of the most applied for.
The International Excellence scholarship award is of two types; the Undergraduate International Excellence scholarship and the Postgraduate International Excellence scholarship. Application for the International Excellence scholarship is opened yearly and for 2022, it has already been opened, but only postgraduate students can apply for it this year.
Students should know that the Excellence scholarship is maintained based on the student’s GPA (Grade point Average) and the scholarship funding is maintained for a particular and set period based on the student’s continuous GPA throughout the program. After this period, funding will be discontinued.
To be eligible for the International Excellence scholarship award, you have to satisfy the following criteria:
- You must be a self-funded student; you should be finding your studies financially yourself or with the help of a family member but without any educational loans or government loans.
- You must be an international fee-paying student; you should be a student from another country paying fees in the UEA.
- You must have been offered admission to study at UEA at the time of application
If you pass these criteria, then you can apply for the International Excellence scholarship as a postgraduate for a postgraduate program.
How to Apply for the International Excellence scholarship
Before applying, you should have passed the above criteria, and you should note that the Postgraduate International Excellence scholarship is for Masters programs like MSc., MA, PGCE, or MBA. Other programs will be added soon by the UEA institution. UEA has stated the following steps to apply for the International Excellence scholarship 2022 :
You are to submit a video to UEA’s admission office. The video should be in *.mp4 format, and it should be filmed in SD ( Standard Definition) quality. The video should contain oral responses to these questions;
- What social and extra-curricular activities are available to you in UEA, and how do you plan on engaging in those activities.
- Why do you feel UEA is the right university for you.
- Show a defendable track record of community service, volunteering, and leadership positions.
After making the video, submit it to the UEA admission office to apply. All things being said, you must be a student of UEA or a student already offered admission by UEA to benefit from the scholarship.
It should be noted that once you have made this application video, you submit it early so it can be reviewed early. Also, you should have already been offered admission by UEA to apply. You must not be an already benefiting student from another UEA scholarship. Lastly, you should make your applications quick because the deadline for application is June 30th, 2022.
How long does the International Excellence scholarship last?
The length of the International Excellence scholarship depends on the type you are applying for. The Undergraduate International Excellence scholarship typically covers a four years course program. If the student is in a five-year course program, the scholarship funding will be discontinued after the fourth year.
On the other hand, the Postgraduate International Excellence scholarship covers a one-year postgraduate program. If the student is in a two-year program, the scholarship funding will be discontinued after the first year.
Who Can Apply for the UEA International Excellence Scholarship?
The UEA International Excellence scholarship is an international type scholarship. Anyone from any country can apply for it regardless of culture, ethnicity, color, or religion. Provided the person is a student of UEA or has been offered admission into UEA.
I hope you’ve gotten all the information you needed. Good luck applying.