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    Vice Chancellor's Fee Waiver for Continuing Students in 2023/24

    Please note: Applications for this scholarship are now closed, for more information please contact the Development Trust Office.

    As a Harper Adams graduate you could qualify for a 50% fee waiver when progressing on to a full-time taught postgraduate course. This scheme is designed to promote and reward academic excellence.

    This award is intended to support those from less advantaged or under-represented backgrounds who achieve highly at Undergraduate level to progress to Postgraduate level study, in line with our Access and Participation Plan aspirations. We will award a fee waiver for those full-time UK, Ireland, Isle of Man & Channel Isle Undergraduate students who achieved either a First Class or Second Class Honours Degree from Harper Adams University in 2022/23, having completed at least three years of full-time study based at Harper Adams University. The fee waiver is available for MSc and MProf awards studied full-time in 2023/24.

    The level of fee waiver is as follows:

    • 50% fee waiver for those who achieved a First Class Honours Degree
    • 30% fee waiver for those who achieved a Second Class Honours Degree (Upper or Lower Divisions)

    Students must also meet the following eligibility criteria intended to improve access to postgraduate level study by under-represented groups, as defined by the University’s Access and Participation Plan:

    • students from areas of low higher education participation, low household income and/or low socioeconomic status
    • students recorded as black and minority ethnicity
    • mature students
    • disabled students in receipt of the Disabled Students’ Allowance
    • care leavers

    Studies by Negotiation and Master of Research programmes are ineligible for this award. Part-time Undergraduates are also ineligible for this award. Entry cannot be deferred. Any study required beyond 2023/24, including for students studying part-time or deferred in 2024/25 or later, is ineligible for this discretionary award.

    All course applications should be made before the deadline passes on 1st September 2023.

    In addition, you will need to supply the following by 7th September 2023 sent to  with VC Fee Waiver 2023/4 as the subject.

    1. A satisfactory reference from your Undergraduate Course Manager or Course Tutor
    2. Indicate one, or more, of the 5 eligibility criteria you meet
    3. A downloaded copy of your final results

    We will then contact you directly should we require any further documentation to support this and also to confirm your eligibility.

    Closing date

    Deadline for submission of application:

    00:00 Friday, 1 September 2023

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