£10,000 University of Surrey 2022 Vice-Chancellors Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Students

Written by David on August 23, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    University Of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, United Kingdom. +44 (0)1483 300800

This distinguished prize, which recognizes academic distinction, is presented to a select group of students who will begin their studies for a master’s degree at the University of Surrey in either September 2022 or February 2023. Publicly funded research at the University of Surrey can be found at Guildford, which is located in the county of Surrey in England. The university is one of only four educational institutions that are involved in the University Global Partnership Network and is a member of the Association of MBAs.


About the Scholarship Sponsor:

Guildford, England is home to the illustrious University of Surrey. The Battersea Polytechnic Institute was formed in 1891, and the public research university we know today was established in 1966 with the help of a royal charter. In 1920, the institute’s focus shifted to science and technology; in 1956, it received the designation of “College of Advanced Technology.” The school changed its name to Battersea College of Technology the following year. In 1962, it was decided to move the university to Guildford. In 1963, the Robbins Report suggested that Battersea College grow into a full-fledged university.

As part of its 125th anniversary celebrations, the institution was recognized as 2016’s University of the Year by The Sunday Times Good University Guide. Both the Stag Hill and Manor Park locations serve as campuses for the university. Its flagship Stag Hill school ran out of room, so they opened a new campus in Manor Park. In addition to the School of Veterinary Medicine, student accommodation, and the Surrey Sports Park can all be found on the Manor Park site. As an added bonus, the university’s Surrey Research Park (which opened in 1985) is home to more than 100 businesses that directly or indirectly employ almost 2500 people. There are three faculties at the University of Surrey, each of which contains 22 schools and departments. The three departments are the Health and Medical Sciences Department, the Engineering Department, and the Arts and Social Sciences Department. Further, the institution has set up two relevant departments to aid the faculties (department of higher education and department of technology-enhanced learning). With the help of Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, the University of Surrey opened the Surrey International Institute-DUFE (SII-DUFE) in China in 2006.


The institution caters to a diverse student body by providing both undergraduate and graduate level instruction across several disciplines. More than that, it offers research classes in fields as diverse as chemistry, creative writing, clinical psychology, computer science, economics, English literature, law, politics, and physics. Foreign students at the institution can apply for scholarships and bursaries. Short courses and continuing education programs are also available at several universities. University of Surrey alumni have gone on to successful careers in academia, government, and the private sector in areas like research, teaching, operational and professional services, and technical and experimental study.

As a result of the university’s high quality education, its graduates go on to become leaders in many other industries. Behrouz Afagh, Ann Keen (Labor), Kay Swinburne (Conservative), Hassan Diab (Lebanese Education Minister), Rilwan Lanre Babalola (Nigerian Cabinet Minister), Tony Attwood (psychologist), Susan Blackmore (parapsychologist), Nigel Williams (radio presenter), Sarah Tan (broadcaster), and Behrouz Afagh are just some of the well-known faces in the media (BBC executive). The county of Surrey is not only home to stunning landscapes, but also to the prestigious University of Surrey. Originally established in 1891 as Battersea Polytechnic Institute, today’s University of Surrey is a public research institution. The Polytechnic’s prestige had increased to the point where it was recognized as a college of advanced technology by the year 1956. Battersea College of Technology was the institution’s new moniker after several name changes leading up to 1957. The Robbins Report, which recommended the College be upgraded to university status, did just that in 1963. Several collaborative programs exist amongst departments at Surrey University.


The Surrey International Institute -DUFE is a partnership between the university and Dalian’s Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (SII-DUFE). With their help, both the Business Management and Tourism Management departments can offer excellent degrees to their students. The Guildford School of Acting (GSA), which provides training for performers, is a partner of this organization as well. In addition to a long and illustrious history and fruitful partnerships with other institutions of higher learning, it also provides instruction in a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to business, management, health sciences, psychology, veterinary medicine, and science. Therefore, pupils can focus on areas in which they show the most promise.

In the United Kingdom, the University of Surrey has a stellar reputation. This university attracts students from all around the world thanks to its stellar reputation for both academic quality and positive student results. The variety of classes offered at this university will appeal to anyone thinking about studying abroad there. It is possible to pursue a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, a doctorate in a related field, or engage in ongoing professional development. More than 120 different countries are represented among Surrey University’s international student body. This ensures that the university is among the most culturally diversified in the UK. In addition to its high quality teaching, the University’s robust infrastructure and rich resources are also major draws for students from other countries. Its students have access to a massive, £400 million campus at the University of Surrey. There will be an investment of £130 million in student housing, £236 million in the Surrey Sports Park, £16 million in library and learning center facilities, and £4.5 million in the Ivy Art Centre.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Surrey

Scholarship Country: United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth:  $10,000

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • The scholarship will cover either $5,000 or $10,000 in tuition costs, whichever is greater. The program is based on the submission of applications, and the winners are selected by a scholarship awards panel.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • This scholarship is offered to international students who are paying their own tuition from any country in the world, regardless of their nationality or domicile.
  • It is applicable to all taught master’s degree programs in the following academic areas:
  • The engineering of chemicals and processes
  • Civil and environmental engineering
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Engineering of electrical and electronic devices
  • Environmental protection and long-term viability
  • The study of cuisine, nutrition, and dietetics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Politics and the state of ties with other countries
  • Psychology
  • Sociology


The Frank Ferguson Fellowship is an initiative of the Engineering Institution of Zambia and the Irish Government to support Zambian students who wish to pursue a Master of Science in Engineering in Ireland during the academic year 2023-2024



The University of Surrey 2022 Vice-Chancellors Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Students  is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • The selection process for this scholarship is based on applications. Those who are in possession of a Surrey offer can apply via the online form.
  • On July 1st, applications will be accepted for positions beginning in February 2023.
  • The applications are evaluated on a monthly basis.
  • In order to submit an application for a scholarship, the university must first extend an offer of admission to you.
  • Please be aware that the International Masters Scholarship and the alumni discount are incompatible with receiving both of these awards at the same time.
  • For application enquiries please email [email protected].
  • The application deadline for this scholarship is set for the 30th of November in 2022 for students who will begin their studies in February 2023.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for the University of Surrey 2022 Vice-Chancellors Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Students  Is  November 30, 2022

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