Do you want to start your study adventure in the United Kingdom? Good news! There are several scholarships available in the UK for international students. In this article we will explain in detail the scholarships offered at top universities in the UK, their benefits and the step-by-step application process.
Over 1500 UK scholarships for international students are available at top UK universities for the 2024-2025 academic year. These scholarships provide an average monthly stipend of £2000 along with tuition fees, accommodation costs, health insurance and travel allowance.
Chevening Scholarships, the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, are awarded to outstanding academics from Chevening-eligible countries around the world. Awards are usually for a one-year master’s degree. Most Chevening scholarships cover tuition fees, a flat-rate living allowance (for one person), economy class return airfare to the UK and additional grants to cover essential expenses.
Scotland Saltire Scholarships:
The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Scottish universities, offers Scotland Saltire Scholarships to citizens of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and the USA who wish to study full-time master’s degrees taught entirely at Scottish universities, in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, health and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy. Each award is worth £8000 which will be used to pay tuition fees for 1 year of full-time study.
Wales Global Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students:
The Global Wales Graduate Scholarship Program offers scholarships worth up to £10,000 to international students from Vietnam, India, the USA and European Union countries to study a full-time Master’s program in Wales.
BIG scholarships offer students from Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam the chance to get £10,000 towards their tuition fees over a wide range of one year studies. He taught postgraduate courses.
Commonwealth Masters Scholarships:
Commonwealth Scholarships are intended for students from developing Commonwealth countries who want to pursue master’s studies in the United Kingdom. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Each scholarship provides airfare to and from the UK, tuition and exam fees, personal maintenance allowance, dissertation scholarship (if applicable), initial arrival allowance, among others.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships:
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from any country outside the United Kingdom 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 and discretionary financing.
Clarendon Scholarships at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom):
The Clarendon Scholarship Fund is a prestigious postgraduate scholarship scheme offering around 140 new scholarships each year to eligible postgraduate applicants (including international students) at the University of Oxford. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential in all degree-granting subjects at postgraduate level at the University of Oxford. The scholarships cover full tuition and college fees and a generous grant for living expenses.
University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships:
The University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships are available at most 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 to obtain eligible full-time postgraduate degrees taught at the University of Sussex. The scholarship has a 50% discount on tuition for international students and is offered for one year.
University of Bristol Think Big Scholarships:
In 2020, the University of Bristol will invest £500,000 to help the best and brightest international students come to the University of Bristol. The Think Big undergraduate and Think Big postgraduate scholarships are available for courses offered at the University. Tuition fees range from £6,500 to £26,000.
UCL Global Masters Scholarships:
The UCL Global Masters Scholarship aims to enable and encourage international students from low-income backgrounds to pursue full-time Masters studies at UCL. The scholarship is worth £15,000 and is sustainable for one year.