Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Eligibility

You must meet all the eligibility criteria for the Scholarship/Award.

You must be a registered student at Abertay University to receive the award.

Sponsored students (defined as government/company) are eligible for Scholarship awards

You must meet the terms and conditions of your offer of a place.

The University’s decision on the equivalence and eligibility of your qualifications, and whether to offer an Award is final.

Application

You do not need to make an application for an Abertay Scholarship. If you meet all of the eligibility criteria you will be notified by October 2020 of the Award/Scholarship you are eligible for. Applications must be made for all external scholarships.

Acceptance

Once an award has been made, you must confirm your acceptance of the Scholarship within four weeks of notification. Failure to do so will result in the award being withdrawn.

Payment

Abertay Scholarships are awarded as a cash award, payable into your bank account usually in two instalments each year spread across the number of years of the course. The Scholarship is of a fixed value, and will not increase with inflation. It is awarded for the full length of the course but is not payable for repeat years of study.

Please note that Abertay scholarship payments may be withheld and applied to overdue tuition/accommodation fees if you fail to adhere to your instalment plan.

Deferment

You must commence your studies with us in September 2019 (Term 1 start) or January 2020 (Term 2 start), the Scholarship cannot be deferred to future years.

Transferability

You will continue to receive the Scholarship/Award If you decide to change course at Abertay University, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

The Scholarship/Award is not transferable to other institutions.

Multiple Awards

Applicants can be considered for multiple scholarships, but students will only be awarded one Abertay Scholarship i.e. applicants cannot receive multiple Abertay awards.

If you qualify for more than one scholarship, you will be awarded the highest award.

Students from Partner institutions

Students from one of our partner institutions can be considered for Scholarships, but can only receive either the partner discount on tuition fees or the Scholarship.

Termination of Award

Your Scholarship/Award will be terminated if you no longer meet the eligibility requirements. If you withdraw from or are withdrawn from your studies with us, your Scholarship/Award will be terminated.

Use of data

All students who are awarded a scholarship agree to allow External and Corporate Relations to share their data with other departments/services within the University.

By accepting an Award, students are agreeing to the University their details for promotional purposes and may be asked to provide a case study or profile which may be used in University publications or on the website.

Changes to the Scheme

The University reserves the right to amend, discontinue or withdraw any Abertay Scholarship at any time without prior notice.

 

Dispute Resolution

Acceptance of the Scholarship or Award constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Registered students should contact External and Corporate Relations – Recruitment in the first instance for guidance in relation to these Awards.

In cases not covered by these terms and conditions, or where a student claims exceptional circumstances, or wishes a decision not to make payments due, the student should contact the Director of Recruitment and will be considered through the Student Complaint Procedure.