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Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship 2021


Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship FAQs

Eligible candidates who secure an offer to study an undergraduate degree or International Foundation Programme course at the University of Warwick will be contacted directly with details on how to formally apply for the scholarship. Please note that to apply for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be self-funded
  • Be classed as an 'overseas' or ‘international-fee paying’ student for tuition fee purposes
  • Have applied for a full-time undergraduate course at the University of Warwick starting in 2021 between 1 September 2020 and 29 January 2021
  • Hold an offer to begin an undergraduate degree programme in 2021, in any subject area (including our Foundation courses, but excluding the MBChB course).

Yes, you can apply for multiple scholarships, just make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria for any scholarships you are applying for.

Yes, as long as the scholarships you are offered do not exceed 100% of the tuition fees and/or living costs the scholarships provide.

No. There is no need to include anything relating to this scholarship on your UCAS form.

No. You must first apply for a course at the university through UCAS. Once you receive an offer of a place to study at Warwick, and if you are eligible for the Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship, you will be contacted directly by us and invited to apply for this scholarship. Separate information about applying to study can be found on our study pages.

Unfortunately not. This is a graduate entry course and the Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship is for undergraduate students only.

Yes, you are eligible to apply and, if successful, your scholarship would continue for the duration of your undergraduate studies as long as you meet the conditions of your progression to undergraduate studies offer.

You are required to have submitted an application to an eligible University of Warwick programme before the 29 January 2021. If you are made an offer and you are eligible to apply for the Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship, you will be contacted directly with information on how to apply. The scholarship application form will remain open until 10th June 2021 to allow time for all course decisions to be processed and transmitted via your UCAS track account and to give you enough time to apply for the scholarship. 

Unfortunately not, the application form is only open to people who applied this cycle (within the UCAS cycle starting in September 2020)

Once you have received an offer, you can apply for this scholarship. You will be sent a link to apply in an email so please look out for this. You need to first register for a Warwick IT account and then many aspects of the form will be automatically filled for you with your details. The application form will clearly indicate any fields that need populating. The application form will include questions designed to assess your suitability for being awarded the scholarship. Please note it can take up to 48 hours to be allocated your IT account so please factor this into your time frame for applying.

A link will be included in the email sent to you, inviting you to apply to the scholarship.

We will be using a number of different criteria to shortlist suitable candidates, including:

  • The strength of your academic profile as stated on your UCAS form or IFP application form
  • If you have accepted Warwick as your firm choice of university
  • That you are Overseas for fees purposes
  • That you submitted your application to the University of Warwick before 29 January 2021
  • That you are planning to start your studies at the University of Warwick in the autumn of 2021
  • That you are self-funded (i.e. not receiving a full tuition fee scholarship from another source
  • The strength of the answers stated on your application form.

All of these criteria will be considered individually and also compared against the pool of applicants for the scholarship.

You can only submit one application to the Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship. Because one of the selection criteria will be checking that you have firmly accepted your offer to study at the University of Warwick, we recommend you wait until you have received all of your decisions in and have firmly decided which of the courses you are planning to choose as your firm choice. You can then submit your scholarship application.

These are linked to your application and demonstrate to us your fee status (Home or Overseas). Fee status is used in the selection criteria as this scholarship is only open to students who are classed as overseas for fees purposes. More information on fee status can be found on your offer letter and also on our undergraduate admissions FAQ pages.

The deadline to submit an application is 10th June 2021 at 11.59pm (British Summer Time). This has been slightly extended to coincide with the UCAS deadline.

You can save your scholarship application and can return to update or delete any part of it, at any stage until you submit your application, or until the application deadline passes. After this no further amendments can be made.

After you have submitted your scholarship application, you will receive an automated email confirming receipt of your submission. Shortlisting and decisions will happen during the 4-6 weeks after June 10th 2021, the closing deadline of the scholarship scheme. Applicants will be notified of the outcome via e-mail. Most eligible students will be emailed with a decision after the closing deadline, but we may contact you with a decision earlier if application criteria does not match the eligibility requirements.

All applicants who submit their UCAS application by 29 January 2021 will receive an admissions decision by 20 May 2021. In order to provide all offer holders with an opportunity to apply to the Global Excellence Scholarship, the application deadline is 10th June 2021. We will carefully consider all applications before making final selection decisions within 4-6 weeks of the deadline. We understand that you will need to select your UCAS Firm choice before you receive the outcome. We encourage you to select the university and course that is the best fit for you.

The University will start assessing applications after the closing deadline (10th June 2021). You will be notified of the outcome of your application via email once all applications have been assessed. Due to the large volume of applications expected, this process may take up to six weeks after the closing deadline.

Yes, changing your course of study on your UCAS application may affect your scholarship application. If this situation occurs, please contact scholars@warwick.ac.uk as soon as possible.

No. The only exception is if you are currently enrolled on one of our International Foundation Programmes. In this case, you will be eligible to apply for the scholarship when you receive your offer to progress to undergraduate studies.

Unfortunately, you will not be able to defer your scholarship. This scholarship is only valid for 2021 entry only.

We are unable to confirm this at present. We will announce scholarship opportunities for 2022 entry in due course.

The scholarship is valid for the full duration of your undergraduate studies, whether you are enrolled in a three or four year course, and you will be required to make suitable progress in your studies to retain the scholarship. Underperformance in your studies may result in your scholarship being withdrawn.

Yes, you will be able to take a year out in industry or participate in an exchange programme. Your scholarship will continue if the year in industry or exchange programme is an integral and compulsory part of your undergraduate degree and has a tuition fee attached for the year. A scholarship for those fees will be allocated in proportion to the scholarship value you receive. If it is an optional part of your degree, the scholarship will be paused until you return to your core studies at the University.

All students who need a visa via the Student Route to study at the University of Warwick are allowed to work for up to 20 hours per week during term time and full time during any vacation periods. This also applies to students who have secured the Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship. For more information about visas please visit our Immigration pages.

If you have any scholarship related questions that are not answered here, please contact the Scholarship and Sponsor Liaison team.