The award’s goal is to help a postgraduate student from Palestine who would otherwise be unable to study at Queen’s owing to financial constraints. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a Palestinian national who lives in Gaza or the West Bank (excluding East Jerusalem) and is a member of a family who lives there regularly.
About the Scholarship:
Queen’s University is located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Belfast is located in Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital, and is a member of the elite Russell Group of universities. In its initial incarnation, Queen’s University was founded in 1845 and was granted university status in 1908. The University currently has 24,000 students from over 80 nations enrolled, and it was recently named 23rd on the Times Higher Education’s list of the world’s 100 most international universities. The University has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education five times, and it is a Top 50 UK employer for women, as well as a leader among UK institutions in addressing gender inequality in science and engineering. With programs like Degree Plus, which recognizes extracurricular activities and job experience as part of a degree, and various career workshops with companies and alumni, Queen’s University Belfast places a significant emphasis on employability. The university is proudly worldwide, and it is one of the most popular locations for Fulbright Scholars from the United States. Queen’s University Dublin has agreements with universities in India, Malaysia, and China, in addition to agreements with American universities.
Queen’s is a vibrant and varied institution at the center of the city’s cultural, arts, and social scenes, with almost 19,000 undergraduates and nearly 5,000 postgraduates. It is one of Belfast’s largest employers, contributing more than £700 million to the Northern Ireland economy each year. It has created 66 spin-off firms with a total turnover of £171 million to date. The institution is an inward investment magnet, an arts patron, and a global player in sectors ranging from cancer research to sustainability, pharmaceuticals to creative writing. 11 percent of its student body and 42 percent of its academic staff come from outside the United Kingdom. According to the most current assessment of research quality in UK institutions, 25% of research was ranked world-leading, with the remaining 52% rated internationally good. The institution has received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize six times, for the Comprehensive Cancer Services initiative in Northern Ireland and for world-class success in green chemistry, environmental research, palaeoecology, cyber-security, and law. International students at Queen’s University Belfast are given housing in a variety of locations on and near campus. Elms Hamlet, a purpose-built’student village’ south of the main campus, as well as the new Willow Walk accommodation are available at Queen’s. A number of residences in the South Belfast region are also available, notably those in College Gardens and on Mount Charles. Queen’s University is located in Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital and part of the United Kingdom. Belfast has been dubbed “Europe’s friendliest – and trendiest – regional city” and “one of today’s most stylish destinations to visit and live” by the worldwide press. Belfast has a population of about half a million people, accounting for nearly a third of Northern Ireland’s total population, and is easily accessible by air, with two airports. The majority of international students arrive in Belfast via London’s five airports, which offer up to 35 one-hour flights every day.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Queen’s University Belfast
Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: Funded
Study Level: Masters
Nationality: Palestinians Students
- Fees for a qualified PGT program as well as living expenses
- The scholarship will cover overseas tuition fees for a taught master’s degree; see the terms and conditions for a list of programs that are eligible.
- A single room in Queen’s housing, suited for one person, will also be supplied for the duration of a one-year Masters program.
Eligibility for Scholarship
- Eligible students must be Palestinian nationals who live in Gaza or the West Bank (excluding East Jerusalem) and are members of a family that is regularly based there.
- Students must be unable to study abroad due to financial constraints in their immediate family.
- Students must have a confirmed FIRM offer for a full-time masters taught program starting in the academic year 2021/22 at the Queen’s University Belfast campus, and must have met all academic and language criteria related to their offer as mentioned in their offer letter before to beginning study. Within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, this program should be a one-year course.
- The School of Law or the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
- Students must have an undergraduate degree from a university in the West Bank or Gaza that is comparable to a UK 2.1 degree or above, and they must not have finished a master’s degree or studied outside of the West Bank or Gaza, save for short courses.
- Students who are eligible must meet the English language requirements for the course they want to take. For direct admission, Queen’s University will accept the IELTS Academic (both SELT and non-SELT) and TOEFL internet-based tests.
- To be recognized for this prize, students must be classified as international fee-paying students paying the international tuition fee rate.
- The Copty Scholarship is not available to students who pay NI/GB/ROI fees.
- The scholarship will cover tuition for a one-year taught master’s degree in one of the above-mentioned topic areas, as well as lodging in a single room at Queen’s Accommodation.
- Applicants must submit an online application with supporting documents by the deadline to be considered for the scholarship.
- Your scholarship will not be transferred if you wish to postpone your start date at the university.
- If you are in receipt of financing (either tuition fees or tuition fees and living costs) from an external sponsorship organization such as Government, a charity or a private group you will not be eligible for the Scholarship.
- Before making any changes to their program of study, students must obtain permission from the International Office. If changes are made without permission, the scholarship may be revoked, and students may be asked to reimburse the entire stipend.
- If a student receives scholarship offers for a variety of Queen’s University programs, they will only be permitted to use one scholarship award. This is the scholarship reward for the course they enroll in during the academic year 2021/22.
- Requests for higher and/or additional funds will not be considered by the University. The scholarship amount granted is non-negotiable.
- The University’s decision on the program’s successful scholars is final, and there will be no more correspondence.
- At its sole discretion, the University has the right to change all or any scholarship awards, discounts, or regulations.
The Queens University Belfast 2022 Copty Scholarships for Palestine Students is open to only Palestine Students
- Are you both interested and qualified? To apply, go to response.questback.com and type in Queen’s University Belfast.
- It is necessary to complete the online application form. More information is available on the application form, which may be obtained at the following link: Here
The application deadline for Queens University Belfast 2022 Copty Scholarships for Palestine Students is April 14, 2022