Top UK Scholarships for International Students

UK Government Scholarships :

Chevening Scholarships:

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars from Chevening-eligible countries around the world through the UK government’s global scholarship program. Typically, awards are for a one-year Master’s degree. Most Chevening Scholarships cover tuition, a set living allowance (for one person), economy class return airfare to the UK, and additional grants to cover necessary expenses.

Scotland Saltire Scholarships:

The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Scottish universities, is offering Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships to citizens of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan, and the United States who want to study full-time Masters degrees in science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy at Scottish universities. Each award is worth £8000 and can be used to cover tuition fees for one year of full-time study.

Commonwealth Masters Scholarships:

The Commonwealth Scholarships are designed for students from developing Commonwealth countries who want to study for a Master’s degree in the United Kingdom. The UK Department for International Development is funding these scholarships (DFID). Each Scholarship includes, among other things, airfare to and from the United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, a personal maintenance allowance, a thesis grant (if applicable), and an initial arrival allowance.

UK University Scholarships 

Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from any country outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. It also provides additional, discretionary funding.

Clarendon Scholarships at University of Oxford (UK)
The Clarendon Scholarship Fund is a prestigious graduate scholarship scheme offering around 140 new scholarships every year to eligible graduate applicants (including international students) at the University of Oxford. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at graduate level at the University of Oxford.  The scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full and a generous grant for living expenses.

University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships
University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools, and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential to non-EU international students who have applied for and been offered a place for eligible full-time Postgraduate Taught degrees at the University of Sussex.  The scholarship is 50% off international student tuition fee and is offered for one year.

Bristol University Think Big Scholarships
In 2020, Bristol University is investing £500,000 to help the brightest and best international students come to the University of Bristol. Think Big Undergraduate scholarships and Think Big Postgraduate scholarships are available for courses offered at the University. The tuition fee awards range from £6,500 to £26,000.

University of West London International Ambassador Scholarships
The International Ambassador Scholarship recognizes and provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to pursue a full time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at University of West London. The scholars will act as international ambassadors for the University of West London.  Up to 50 scholarships worth up to £5,000 are available.

University of West England Chancellor’s Scholarships
The University of the West of England, Bristol offers more than £100,000 worth of scholarships for international students each year.  This includes the Chancellor’s Scholarship wherein the recipient will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Development Office and other departments. The scholarship covers the full tuition fees for one academic year.

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