Scholarships to Study in UK

Known for their impeccable quality of education and being one of the finest places to live today, the UK offers a significant number of popular scholarships for international students, alongside an enriching study experience.

To aid international students’ progress, there are various financial support options available to help fund their studies in the UK. This includes scholarships, grants, bursaries, fellowships, monetary awards, and loans, etc.

The availability of multiple UK scholarships for international students from both the government and the privately held universities is driving the student growth every year.

Listed below are a few government distributed scholarships for international students in the UK:

Chevening Scholarships in UK

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from the Chevening-eligible countries around the world.

  • The Chevening Program is applicable for those pursuing a one-year master’s degree in the UK.
  • A Chevening Scholarship is fully funded, i.e., it covers the travel expenses, living costs, and the course fees. Hence students are free to focus on maximizing the study experience of a lifetime.

Commonwealth Masters Scholarships in UK

The Commonwealth Scholarships are aimed at talented students belonging to the developing commonwealth countries (including Singapore). These scholarships can be availed to pursue a master’s degree in the United Kingdom.

  • The Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC) is an executive non-departmental public body; sponsored by the Department for International Development (DFID) in the UK. They process the scholarship funds to international students.
  • The immense benefits of this scholarship include the to and fro airfare, examination and tuition fee, and thesis grants which are subjected to eligibility.

We at AECC Global provide you with information and steps to receive scholarships from both government and private universities. The private universities which offer scholarships to study in the UK for international students are listed below.

University Scholarship Name UG / PG Value (GBP)
Teesside University Global Excellence Scholarship UG / PG $1,500 / $2,000 for first year only
  Vice Chancellor's Scholarship UG / PG $5,000 for first year only
  Early Payment Discount UG / PG $500 one off
  $10,000 Off Conversion MSc Scholarship PG $10,000 one off
University of Essex International Baccalaureate Excellence Scholarship UG $2,000 for first year only
  Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship PG $4,000 for first year only
  The Essex MBA Dean’s Award PG Up to $3,000
  Essex Global Partner Scholarship UG $3,000 for first year only
University of Law International Bursaries for courses below:    
  IFP Business IFP $ 1,000 one-off
  4 Year BA Business with Foundation UG $ 3,000 one-off
  3 Year BA Business UG $ 3,000 one-off
  MSc Business 'NEW' PG $ 5,000 one-off
  MSc Business 'OLD' PG $ 3,000 one-off
  MBA PG $ 5,000 one-off
  IFP Law IFP $ 1,000 one-off
  4 year LLB with Foundation UG $ 2,500 one-off
  3 year LLB UG $ 2,500 one-off
  2 Year LLB Accelerated UG $ 2,500 one-off
  2 year LLB Senior Status UG $ 2,500 one-off
  GDL - London PG $ 1,000 one-off
  GDL - South Midlands PG $ 1,000 one-off
  GDL - North PG $ 1,000 one-off
  MA Law - London PG $ 1,000 one-off
  MA Law - South Midlands PG $ 1,000 one-off
  MA Law - North PG $ 1,000 one-off
  LPC - London (Inc Accelerated) PG $ 1,000 one-off
  LPC - South Midlands (Inc Accelerated) PG $ 1,000 one-off
  LPC - North (Inc Accelerated) PG $ 1,000 one-off
  BPC - London PG $ 1,000 one-off
  BPC - Others PG $ 1,000 one-off
  BPC + LLM - London PG $ 1,500 one-off
  BPC + LLM - Others PG $ 1,500 one-off
  LLM/MA/MSc Legal Technology PG $ 2,500 one-off
De Monfort University (DMU) DMU International Scholarship UG / PG $1,500 one-off
  Early Deposit Discount UG / PG $500 one-off
  Global MBA International Scholarship Fund PG $2,500 one-off
  International PG Taught Merit Scholarship PG $2,500 one-off
  HIgh Achievers Scholarship UG $5,000 one-off (minimum 75% or above) Full Fee Waiver (for student with 80% or above)
  Suitanability Scholarship PG $ 4,000 one-off
Northumbria University Northumbria UG Global Scholarship UG / PG $3,000 for first year AND $1,500 for subsequent year
  Global Excellence UG Scholarship UG Up to $25,000 for study duration
  Global Excellence PG Scholarship PG $5,000 one-off
  Making Matters Award PG $1,100 one-off
  Global Citizen Scholarship UG / PG $5,000 per year
University of Central Lancashire Articulation Scholarship UG $2,000 per year
  Excellence Scholarship UG / PG $3,000 per year
  International Bursaries UG / PG $1,000 per year
  Merit Scholarship UG / PG $2,000 per year
University of Hertfordshire Vice Chancellor's Scholarship UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for Business Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for Legal Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for Humanities Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for Educational Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for Life & Medical Sciences Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for Health Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for STEM Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Dean's Scholarship for Creative Excellence UG / PG $1,000/$2,000 one-off
  Regional Scholarship UG / PG $1,000/$2,000/$4,000 one-off
  Uni of Hertfordshire Scholarship UG / PG up to $4,000 one off
University of Plymouth UG International Student Scholarship UG $2,000 for first year only
  PG Taught International Student Scholarship PG $2,000 for first year only
  International Academic Excellence Scholarship UG / PG 50% off tuition fee in year one
  International UG Gold Scholarship UG $4,000 for first year only
  International PG Platinum Scholarship PG $4,000 for first year only
  FoAH Scholarship PG $3,000 one-off
Heriot-Watt University NA    
University of Aberdeen Aberdeen Global Scholarship UG / PG $2,000 one-off
  Carlaw-Ogston Master of Music Scholarship PG $2,000 one-off
  David Steward Scholarship PG $4,000 one-off
University of East London International Scholarship UG / PG $1,000-$5,000 for first year only
University of Huddersfield International UG & PG Scholarship UG / PG $2,000 for study duration
  Malaysian International Scholarship – Capped Tuition Fees UG / PG $4,000/$5,000 for first year only
  Malaysia Scholarship UG / PG $2,000-5,000 for study duration
University of Portsmouth Vice Chancellor's Global Development Scholarship UG / PG $1,600 for first year only
  Chancellors Global Academic Merit Scholarship UG / PG $5,000 for first year only
University of Sunderland UG International Scholarship UG $1,500 one-off
  PG International Scholarship PG $1,000 one-off
University of Surrey Woman Leadership Scholarship PG Unspecified
  Surrey MBA Scholarship PG 10%-50% off tuition fee
University of West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) Scholarship Deadline for 2020 Intake was 30 June 2020    
London South Bank University International Scholarship UG / PG $1,570 per year
  International Merit Scholarship UG / PG $3,000 (UG); $4,000 (PG)
Cardiff Metropolitan University Scholarship info in website for 2019 intake only    
Coventry University Phoenix Awards 2020 UG / PG 3 semesters free accommodation at Quadrant Hall or Priory Hall catered accommodation
  National Hero Award 2020 UG / PG First year tuition fee waiver
  Phoenix Entrepreneur Award September 2020 PG $7,000 one-off
BPP University International PG Bursary PG $1,000 one-off
  Scholarship for PG Business and Technology Course PG Full fee scholarship
University of Wolverhampton International Scholarship UG / PG $1,000 for first year only
University of Greenwich International Scholarships Award UG / PG $500 - $3,000 for first year only
Cranfield University Cranfield University GREAT Scholarship 2021 - Malaysia PG $10,000 one-off
  Manufacturing and Materials Excellence Scholarship PG - Platinum: 40%+ of tuition fee. - Gold: 20-40% of tuition fee. - Silver: up to 20% of tuition fee
University of Derby Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship UG / PG First year tuition fee waiver
  Excellent International Scholarship UG / PG $5,000 one-off
  Leadership Scholarship PG $5,000 one-off
  Regional High Achiever Scholarship UG / PG $3,000 one-off
  Tourism and Hospitality International Excellence Scholarship UG / PG $3,000 one-off
  Postgraduate Scholarship PG $2,000 one-off
Keele University UG - International Excellence Scholarshp UG $2,500 per year
  PG - International Excellence Scholarshp PG up to $5,000 one-off
  Keele Alumni Discount PG 20% discount from tuition fee
University of East Anglia Actuarial Science Scholarship UG up to $6,000 paid across study duration
  International Scholarship Scheme UG $4,000/$6,000/$10,000 per year of study
Middlesex University NA    
Birmingham City University International Scholarship UG / PG up to $2,000 one-off
  Arts and Design SEA Scholarship Prize 2021 PG 1st Place: £3,000 Scholarship / 2nd Place: £1,000 Scholarship / 3rd Place: One way flight to the UK
University of Northampton International Scholarship UG / PG 10% / 20% / 30% for study duration
  50% Scholarship for Malaysian Students UG / PG 50% discount foo study duration
  30% Scholarships for UEC offer holders UG 30% discount for study durtaion
Aberystwyth University Entrance Examinations & Merit Awards - i) Faculty Scholarship UG £2,000 a year as well as guaranteed accommodation in a University property for the duration of the course
  ii) University Scholarship UG £1,000 a year as well as guaranteed accommodation in a University property for the duration of the course
  iii) Merit Award UG £1,000 for first year only
  Departmental Scholarship UG - £500 per year for single honours -£250 per year for joint honours
Leeds Arts University International Progression Awards UG / PG £1,750 per year the duration of the course
  The Vice Chancellor's International Undergraduate Scholarship UG $2,000 one-off
  The Vice Chancellor's International Postgraduate Scholarship PG $3,000 one-off
Liverpool John Moores University International Achievement Scholarship - UG UG $3,000 for first year, and $1,000 for following years
  International Achievement Scholarship - PG PG $3,000 one-off
Norwich University of Arts Vice Chancellor Undergraduate Scholarship UG $3,000 one-off
  International Undergraduate Scholarship UG $2,000 one-off
  International Postgrduate Scholarship PG $2,000 one-off
  International IB Scholarship UG $2,000 one-off
INTO Education Pathway*      
All University INTO Confirm with Confidence Scholarship All courses $950 - $1650 (for Sep - Dec 2020 semester)
Glasgow Caledonian Uni Regional Scholarshp International Y1 & Y2 Variable
  International Y1 Progression Scholarship All International Y1 Pathways $2,000 (first year tuition fees) / $1,000 for each subsequent year of degree / Up to $5,000 over 4 years.
  International Y2 Progression Scholarship All International Y2 Pathways $2,000 (first year tuition fees) / $1,000 for each subsequent year of degree / Up to $5,000 over 4 years.
Manchester Metropolitan Uni Regional Scholarshp Foundation International Y1 Variable
  International Foundation Year Progression Scholarship MMU Foundation $6,000 for 3 years study duration
  International Y1 Progression Scholarship MMU International Y1 $4,000 for 2 years study duration
University of Gloucestershire Regional Scholarshp Foundation, Diploma, Graduate Diploma Variable
  International Foundation Year Progression Scholarship Foundation International Y1 $2,000 for year 1 only
  International Y1 Progression Scholarship International Y1 $2,000 for year 1 only
  Regional Scholarshp Foundation, Diploma, Graduate Diploma Variable
University of Stirling International Foundation Year Progression Scholarship All International Foundation Pathways $1,000/ $2,000/ $3,000 for Year One only
  International Diploma Progression Scholarship All Internatoinal Diploma Pathways $1,000/ $2,000/ $3,000 for Year One only
Newcastle University London Regional Scholarshp Foundation, International Year One, Graduate Diploma Variable
  Vice Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship All PG courses 50% of tuition fee
  Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship All UG & PG courses at Newcastle Uni London $1,500-$3,000 for study duration
Queens' University Belfast Regional Scholarshp Foundation, International Year One, Graduate Diploma Variable
Newcastle University Regional Scholarshp Foundation, Diploma, Graduate Diploma Variable
  Joint Venture Scholarship International Foundation Scholarship International Foundation: Architecture, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical, Sciences and Engineering, Biological and Biomedical Sciences Up 100% tuition fee
  INTO Newcastle Vice Chancellor Scholarship International Foundation $3,000 for first year study only
  INTO Newcastle Vice Chancellor Scholarship International Year 1 - Business $3,000 for first year study only
University of East Anglia Regional Scholarshp Foundation, International Year One, Graduate Diploma $1,000 - $3,000
  Foundation Progression Scholarship All Foundation Pathways Up to $5,000 each year of study
  Newton Science Progression Scholarship UG programmes except medicine 20% each year of study
City, University of London Regional Scholarshp Academic English Foundation Graduate Diploma Variable
  International Foundation Scholarship All Foundation Pathways Variable (typically $2,000-$3,000)
  International Foundation Progression Scholarship All International Foundation Students $3,000 for first year study only
University of Exeter Regional Scholarshp Foundation, International Year One, Graduate Diploma Variable
  College Pro Vice Chancellor Award for Academic Excellence All International Foundation Programmes $1,500 per award
  Engineering Award INTO Academic Excellence International Foundation in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and Physical Sciences $5,000 for first year $1,500 for subsequent year achieving at First (70% or above)
The University of Manchester Regional Scholarshp Foundation Variable

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