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UK Scholarships

UK Scholarships for International Students

Scholarships at UK universities can be incredibly beneficial for international students studying in the UK. 

Scholarships provide financial assistance to international students who may not have access to the same resources as domestic students. Tuition fees for international students are higher, and the expense of travelling the world to study at a UK university can offset the financial burden of studying abroad by providing vital financial support.

UK University Scholarship Search

Are you looking for a scholarship, grant or bursary to help fund your studies in the UK? Our comprehensive scholarship search has hundreds of potential opportunities waiting for you.

Scholarships also help international students access education and training that they might not be able to afford otherwise, helping them develop skills and knowledge that can lead to better career opportunities. Many scholarships are designed to support students in specific fields or industries, providing them with the necessary training and networking opportunities to succeed in their chosen careers.

Types of International Scholarships

Many types of scholarships are available in the UK for international students. Scholarship availability and eligibility criteria vary widely across UK universities and course types. However, SI-UK consultants can help you find the right scholarship for your course.

- University-Specific Scholarships

Many UK universities offer scholarships specifically for international undergraduate students. These scholarships are often merit-based and can cover either part or all of the tuition fees.

- Government-Funded Scholarships

The UK government and its agencies also provide scholarships to international students. Popular government-funded scholarships include the Chevening Scholarships and the Commonwealth Scholarships.

- Private Scholarships

Private organisations, foundations, and companies also provide scholarships to international students. These scholarships are usually based on academic merit, financial need, or a combination.

- Subject Scholarships

Some scholarships are available for students who plan to study a particular subject. For instance, there are scholarships for students who plan to study engineering, business, or medicine.

Undergraduate Scholarships in the UK

Almost all UK universities provide undergraduate scholarships for international students in the UK. Covering tuition fees and living and travelling expenses, enquire with an SI-UK consultant to learn more about finding the right undergraduate scholarship for your needs.

Master's Scholarships in the UK

- Chevening Scholarships

These fully-funded scholarships are awarded to outstanding individuals worldwide who wish to pursue a one-year master's degree in any field at any UK university.

- Commonwealth Scholarships

These scholarships are funded by the UK government and awarded to citizens of Commonwealth countries to pursue a master's or PhD.

- Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

These are fully-funded scholarships for international students to pursue a joint master's or PhD at multiple universities across Europe, including those in the UK.

- Fulbright Scholarships

These scholarships are funded by the US government and awarded to outstanding US citizens to pursue a master's or PhD in the UK.

- Great Scholarships

The British Council offers these scholarships in partnership with UK universities to international students from various countries to pursue a master's degree in any field.

Oxbridge Scholarships

- Gates Cambridge Scholarships

These are fully-funded scholarships awarded to outstanding applicants from any country to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge.

- Rhodes Scholarships

These are fully-funded scholarships awarded to exceptional students worldwide to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford.

Scholarship Eligibility

The eligibility requirements to secure a scholarship in the UK vary depending on the scholarship type, amount and institution providing the scholarship. Generally, most scholarships require candidates to have a minimum grade point average (GPA) or academic achievement in a subject area. Applicants will also need to demonstrate their proficiency in English through standardised English tests.

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must first be accepted into a UK institution. Applicants may need to provide letters of recommendation from teachers, professors, or other professionals. Some scholarships also require students to submit essays or personal statements outlining their academic goals and achievements.

Applying for a UK University Scholarship

SI-UK can help international students interested in studying in the UK secure scholarships, bursaries and funding. SI-UK’s close relationship with UK universities, combined with our vast resources, means all deserving applicants can find the right scholarship to benefit their future.

What We Will Do

  • Inform you of university courses that offer scholarships just for SI-UK students
  • Provide up-to-date information on local and national scholarships

If you want to learn more about scholarships and funding at UK universities, arrange your free consultation at SI-UK today.

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