Durham University Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships for Sport, Music and the Arts

Awarded by : Durham University

Updated on Nov 02, 2023
Akanksha Sharma

University Research Analyst

Durham University Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships for Sport, Music and the Arts

  • Applicable for

    Durham University in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 2,01,400/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2024

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

Durham University Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships for Sport, Music and the Arts is offered by the Durham University . Durham University Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships for Sport, Music and the Arts is awarded to Bachelors Degree students who can demonstrate excellent academic achievement and the potential to contribute to the university community. This Merit Based scholarship will be given on a yearly basis. The scholarship amount can be used for tuition. The maximum scholarship amount a student can get is GBP 2000. . Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship if they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. In this case, they need not submit a separate application for applying to this scholarship. The following documentation is required from students in order to apply for the scholarship: LOR.

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Durham University in UK

  • Scholarship offered to all undergraduate programmes

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 2,000 => Rs 2,01,400

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 102.18 (last updated 14th November 2023)

Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Scholarship is awarded to applicants as a financial support

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 25

  • Scholarship will be awarded to 25 applicants

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable


  • Scholarship offers can only be made for direct entry i.e students who are commencing their academic studies with the University in October
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of excellence in Music, Arts, or Sports for example participation in sporting or musical events at a national or international level. Applicants will also be required to play an active part in Durham University's sporting, musical, and performing communities
  • Applicants' performance level, personal statement, and references will be considered by a panel of senior members of the University with significant expertise in the area of Sport, Music, and the Arts
  • Sports coaches and colleagues with musical and drama experience may also be consulted

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required

Documents required

  • A Letter of Recommendation on letter headed paper of no more than 1,000 words from a suitable adult e.g. a teacher at applicants' school, a coach, the conductor of an ensemble in which they play, the director of a production in which they have been involved; explaining why the applicant is suitable to be awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for sport, music, or the arts
    • Please ensure the applicants' referee submits the reference on letter headed paper which contains their name, position, contact details, and the applicant's full name
  • Personal Statement explaining why you should be awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Sport, Music, or the Arts. This is part of the online application form
    • if applicants are applying for a Music Scholarship please provide a youtube link to 2 different pieces of music of approximately 3 minutes in length
    • If applicants are applying for an Arts Scholarship please provide a maximum 7 page A4 portfolio or youtube link to a 5-minute video demonstrating your experience. If they are providing a portfolio, please forward this electronically to scholarship.application@durham.ac.uk

Application process

  • Applicant must submit an academic application to Durham University via UCAS
  • Applicant must submit an online scholarship application form along with the documents

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • Deadline has passed
Notification Not Available
  • Applicants will be notified of the outcome End of May 2022

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email scholarships.advice@durham.ac.uk
Phone number +44 (0)191 334 6395

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