13 December 2007
International Scholarship Ceremony 2007
The winners of the Sheffield International Scholarships 2007 received their certificates to celebrate their success in November.
The University of Sheffield is a premier league university with an outstanding reputation for teaching and research which attracts excellent students from around the world. The best of these students were awarded scholarships, based on academic merit, to study at the University of Sheffield.
These exceptional students collected their certificates in a special ceremony from the Pro-Vice-Chancellor Micheline Beaulieu on 21st November 2007. Vice-Chancellor Professor Keith Burnett gave a speech congratulating the scholarship winners on their success.
The competition for scholarships is very high and all of the students who succeeded in receiving a scholarship had done exceptionally well to secure the award. As students collected their scholarship certificates, Professor Beaulieu praised their achievements and encouraged the students to benefit fully from their time and experience in Sheffield, both academically and socially.
The International Scholarship Ceremony was held in the Informatics Collaboratory of the Social Sciences (ICOSS) building. The University of Sheffield has invested 5.7 million pounds in the ICOSS which adds to the already long list of cutting edge research buildings for the University.
The event provided an opportunity for students to meet International Office and other University staff who helped them throughout their application process to the University of Sheffield.
The scholarship winners were from the following countries: