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NSIRC Scholarships Terms and Conditions 2018/19

MSc Structural Integrity (Asset Reliability Management)

MSc Oil and Gas Engineering

The College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences & TWI are offering substantial scholarships for Home, EU and Overseas students starting the full time or part time MSc in Structural Integrity (Asset Reliability Management) or MSc Oil and Gas Engineering programme in September 2018/19. 

1.   Award details

Value: The full time scholarship is a partial fee waiver for one year only

Overseas applicants:  £12,500

UK / EU applicants:    £6,750

Part time Home and EU applicants will be considered for the part time scholarship and awarded the same value Scholarship, the tuition fee waiver will be split equally across both academic years, for a maximum of two years only.

UK / EU applicants:    £3,375 per year (£6,750 in total)

How many:   Dependent upon applications                    

Application process:  No separate application is required. Applicants should apply for the programme in the usual way through the course web page, and include in the personal statement evidence of a desire to pursue a career in Structural Integrity or Oil and Gas sectors. Eligibility will be automatically considered.All required information will be taken from the course application form and verified at registration. 

2.   Eligibility

a) To be considered for an MSc Structural Integrity (Asset Reliability Management) or MSc Oil and Gas Engineering Scholarship an applicant must: 

2.1 Apply for and fulfil the entry criteria for admission to the Brunel MSc Structural Integrity (Asset Reliability Management) programme or the MSc Oil and Gas Engineering programme.

2.2 Must have a Conditional Firm offer of a place on the MSc Structural Integrity (Asset Reliability Management) or MSc Oil and Gas Engineering programmes.

2.3 Must have a minimum of a UK 2.1 honours degree or international equivalent. Candidates holding a UK 2.2 or equivalent will be considered under special circumstances.

b.    Those not eligible for this Bursary

  • Applicants entering a course with London Brunel International College (LBIC), or who are progressing to a Brunel      course from an LBIC course.
  • Applicants entering a course with the Brunel Language Centre.
  • Applicants who will not commence their course in the upcoming academic year - applicants holding offers for deferred entry will be considered for a bursary in the year they start their course and not in the year of their course application. 

3.   Allocation

3.1 Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis throughout the year and scholarships will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis, until all the scholarships have been allocated.

3.2 The Course Director(s) will consider eligible applicants for scholarship consideration (in conjunction with TWI, the scholarship co-sponsors), before making a recommendation to the College. 

3.3 Scholarship awards will be decided by the Scholarship Panel (Vice Dean of Education and Course Directors) and all decisions are final. The University will not accept any appeals in respect of the decisions made by the Panel.

3.4 Any unspent funds will be allocated to students on the basis of need and at the discretion of the College.

4.   Conditions of Scholarship Payment

4.1 Scholarships are awarded for the September entry of the academic year 2018/19 and will not be deferred to the January start of the academic year, or later years of entry.

4.2 Fee waivers will only apply to students who have enrolled at the University on the MSc Structural Integrity or MSc Oil and Gas Engineering programmes and will apply in year 1 only of the full-time programme, or for the part time route for a maximum of two years only, split equally across both academic years.

4.3 Awarded scholars are excluded from all other scholarships and tuition fee waivers with the exception of the Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship and Prompt Payment Discount.

The order of discount will be applied as follows:

1. 15% Scholarship

2. 15% Graduate discount

3. 2% Prompt payment discount (if applicable)

Further information about tuition fee discounts can be found in the Student Financial Policy.

4.4 The student agrees to abide by the University Code of Conduct.

5.   Withdrawal of Scholarship

5.1  Misleading information: The University reserves the right to withdraw a scholarship from anyone who is found to have misled the University about any aspect of their eligibility and to seek repayment of any monies already paid by appropriate means.

5.2  Mode of Attendance Change: If a student changes their mode of study, from full time to part time or part time to full time, the scholarship may be withdrawn.

5.3  Changing course: If a student transfers to a course outside the MSc Structural Integrity programme or the MSc Oil and Gas Engineering the scholarship will be withdrawn.

5.4  Amendment of Fee Waivers: Fee waivers are applied at the start of the academic year as part/all of a scholarship entitlement and will not be amended once the fee waiver has been processed. Any tuition fee liability remaining after fee waivers are applied would therefore be calculated in accordance with the Student Financial Policy.

5.5  Abeyance/Temporary Withdrawal: In the case of withdrawal or abeyance the tuition fee and the fee waiver are calculated in accordance with the Student Financial Policy.  

5.6  Suspension of Study: Should a student be suspended for any reason, scholarship payments would be withdrawn and consideration of reinstatement will be dependent on the disciplinary outcome.

5.7  Repeat/Extended Study: Repeat periods of study, and periods of temporary withdrawal that result in extended periods of study, are not supported by additional scholarship payments. Scholarship entitlement is for the maximum duration of each award and entitlement is not extended if overall course duration alters.

5.8  Withdrawal from Study: A student who withdraws from their programme prior to completion and who is in receipt of a scholarship award will not normally be requested to repay scholarship payments made up to the point of withdrawal; however, entitlement to all future scholarship payments and/or adjustments, cease immediately a student withdraws.

 

Any queries relating to these terms and conditions should be addressed to the Admissions Office by emailing: scholarships@brunel.ac.uk