The Dalton International Scholarship

September 2019 Entry (Non-EU applicants only)

The School of Engineering aims to support the leaders of tomorrow in engineering. This scholarship offers a unique opportunity for prospective international students to develop academically, experience life in Manchester and build lasting relationships with the UK.

We are offering 7 Dalton International Scholarships worth £5,000* each. This Scholarship is open to all self-funded international students who enrol on a full-time taught programme in September 2019 for the programmes below:

You are eligible to apply for this Scholarship if you:

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of the Scholarship before you apply

Terms and conditions (2019/2020)

The Dalton International Scholarship

The Dalton International Scholarship programme at Manchester Metropolitan University (the “University”) aims to support the leaders of tomorrow in science and engineering. This scholarship offers a unique opportunity for prospective international students to develop academically, experience life in Manchester and build lasting relationships with the UK.

Terms and conditions

  • The Scholars are expected to contribute to the projects of the University’s alumni community.
  • Successful applicants are required to join the International Alumni Ambassador Scheme.
  • The Scholars are also required to attend the Dalton International Scholarship Award Ceremony in the first term. Absence from the Ceremony can only be authorised by the Dean of Faculty taking into account all reasonable circumstances.

Eligibility criteria

  • In order to qualify to apply for the Scholarship, applicants must have accepted an unconditional or a conditional firm offer for a course at the University.
  • If a student holds a conditional offer and applies for the Dalton Scholarship, the scholarship can only be awarded once the offer conditions have been achieved.
  • Applicants who defer their studies will not be eligible for the 2019/2020 scholarship.
  • The scholarship award is limited to the programmes below only:
    • MSc Project Management (Mechanical Engineering) [642V]
    • MSc Project Management (Electronic Engineering) [642W]
    • MSc Project Management (Data Analytics) [642Z]
    • MSc Project Management (Cyber Security) [642Y]
    • MSc Mechanical Smart Systems Engineering [641T]
    • MSc Electronic Smart Systems Engineering [641S]
  • Scholarships are only available for new University students who are classed as International students, self-funded and are required to pay full overseas tuition fees. Current students moving from one course to another are not eligible for the scholarship.

Other conditions

  • The deadline for applications is 19th May 2019 for courses beginning in September 2019.
  • If an application is successful, applicants must confirm that they accept the award and pay the tuition fee deposit within 14 days.
  • If Recognition of Prior Learning or any other prior learning credits/experience are applied which reduce the number of taught credits below 180 credits, students will no longer be eligible for the scholarship.  For the avoidance of doubt, transferred credits do not count towards this 180 credit criterion.
  • Scholarship awards are made by the Dalton Scholarship Panel.
  • Any appeals will be heard in the first instance by the Dean of Faculty and in the final instance with the Head of School of Engineering.
  • Applicants nominated for the Scholarship, or placed on the Reserve List, may be asked to submit their full academic transcripts and other supporting documents, before the scholarship offer is confirmed.
  • The scholarship will be deducted directly from tuition fees owed to the University. The scholarship is for the first year of academic study only.
  • If a student wishes to exit the course at an early stage in order to gain an exit award, or fails to complete the academic year, the finance department will pro-rata the student’s entitlement to the scholarship depending on their date of exit.
  • Should a student transfer courses outside of those listed above or change their study mode, they will be required to repay the scholarship in full.
  • If a student fails to pay fees as agreed, any amount awarded may be reversed and/or withdrawn and the student will be required to pay the full fee amount for the entire course.
  • Should a student leave their course due to unavoidable circumstances outside of their control, they will need to provide evidence by email to . This evidence will then be considered by the University.  The University may, at its discretion, pro-rata the fees in line with the eligibility for the Scholarship depending on the student’s date of suspension/withdrawal.
  • Students must inform their Faculty Programmes Office in writing of any change in their circumstances at the earliest opportunity.
  • No other form of University discount or scholarship may be used in conjunction with the Dalton Scholarships (with the exception of an alumni discount).  Please refer to the Regulations for the Payment of University Fees for further information on how discounts are applied by clicking here : MMU Regulations for the Payment of University Fees  
  • Notwithstanding the previous point, an application for the Dalton Scholarship will not jeopardise the right to another scholarship, should a student be unsuccessful or wish to reject one of the potential offers.
  • The University reserves the right to withdraw or amend scholarships in certain reasonable and justifiable circumstances without prior notification.
  • Please note that all students are required to comply with, and will be bound by, the University Student Regulations and Procedures, which can be viewed at : MMU Policies, Regulations and Procedures for Students. If a student is removed from a course for failing to comply with the Student Regulations and Procedures, they will be required to pay the scholarship back in full.
  • The University is the Data Controller for the information submitted in the Dalton International Scholarship Application form. By submitting this form, you give consent to the University to process your personal data to determine your application.
  • The University will process applicant personal data in accordance with its Data Protection Policy, which provides further information about privacy rights and who to contact about the processing of personal data. Application forms will be retained for 12 months.  Successful applicant information will be retained on the student record in line with the University’s Records Retention Schedule.
  • Successful applicants will complete a scholarship agreement prior to starting the course, which will cover additional terms and conditions.


[14 January 2019]

Dalton Scholarship Terms-Conditions

Deadline of application is 19 May 2019

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* The scholarship amount quoted relates to the 2019/20 academic year

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