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Rolton Group Engineering Scholarship for September 2023

Rolton Group Engineering Scholarships for BAME Women

At Northumbria, we are passionate about bringing together our inspirational courses, forward-thinking staff and innovative students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.  Northumbria champions students who are curious, hardworking and academically gifted.

Northumbria University is proud to work in partnership with Rolton Group and is delighted to continue the Rolton Group Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship for September 2023.  The £2,000 scholarship will be awarded to one highly gifted student from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background who chooses to study on one of the below Engineering courses*.  The scholarship will be paid throughout years one, two and three** (to a total of £6,000) and the money can be used to enhance the overall learning experience.  Each Summer period, Rolton Group will offer the opportunity of an employment period of up to 8 weeks paid work placement / project at a Rolton office (office to be confirmed)

If you are ready to start your university journey with Northumbria, create your best future and meet the criteria below, apply for your course now and you will automatically be considered for a Rolton Group Scholarship.

Terms and Conditions

Rolton Group Scholarship is open to highly gifted women and you must:

  • Have one of the following categories of ethnicity:
    • Black African
    • Black Caribbean
    • Black Other
    • Mixed – White and Black Caribbean
    • Mixed – White and Black African
    • Other mixed background (to include Black African, Black Caribbean or Black Other)
  • Be a UK/Home applicant
  • Achieve at least 144 points (or equivalent) from your best three qualifications, for example AAA at A Level or DDD at BTEC
  • Apply and enrol to study on a Full-Time Engineering course* listed below at the Newcastle Upon Tyne campus, starting in September 2023
  • Choose Northumbria as your firm choice by 08 June 2023
  • Meet all individual entry requirements
  • Be a self-funded student (ie, not in receipt of sponsorship or other funding for the payment of fees, such as employer funding)
  • Register with Student Finance England (SFE), Student Finance Wales (SFW) or Student Finance Northern Ireland (SFNI)
  • As a Scottish student, register with Student Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) and apply to be means-tested for maintenance funding, in order that SASS can send your data to Student Finance England
  • Agree to share consent via your Government Finance Provider with Northumbria University

Eligible Courses

Important Information

  • The students selected for a Rolton Group Scholarship will not be eligible for any other Undergraduate scholarship schemes
  • The scholarship is awarded as cash
  • Payments will be made as 25% of total in November 2023, 25% of total in February 2024 and 50% of total in May 2024
  • Funding is provided on an annual basis, on the condition the successful students progress to the next year of study
  • **If you choose to undertake a placement year, the scholarship will not be paid in this year
  • The successful students will be required to send a thank you letter to the donor
  • Progress updates for the donor will be requested at the end of each academic year.  Subsequent payments will not be made until these updates are received
  • If you do not provide a thank you letter and progress updates to the donor, the scholarship will be withdrawn
  • If you defer your place at Northumbria University before the scholarship has been paid, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn
  • If you decide to leave your course after the scholarship payment has been made, the University will not make efforts to reclaim the amount
  • The University's decision is final and cannot be challenged; there is no right of appeal

Selection Process:

  • Students who are eligible for a Rolton Group Scholarship will be identified by Northumbria University post-enrolment, there is no separate application form
  • If more than two students are eligible based on their point score, the successful students will be selected on the strength of their personal statement which will be assessed by the course academic
  • The successful students will be notified by the end of October 2023

Last updated: 10/11/2022


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