UK university scholarships for international students 2017

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UK university scholarships for international students 2017

Where can I find UK scholarships and bursaries as an International Student?

On British Council website, you can search through thousands of scholarships at UK universities – just click here and select your subject. You will see the list of scholarships for international students in UK universities.


Funding opportunity

Open to students or researchers from

Euraxess UK

Research placements in the UK

All countries

UK-China HE Research Partnership for Ph.D. Studies

Doctoral studies

China and UK

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

Master's and doctoral courses (for study in the UK and distance learning), plus academic, professional and medical fellowships

Commonwealth countries

Tullow Group Scholarships Scheme

Postgraduate courses

Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritania, Suriname, Uganda, Uruguay

Entente Cordiale

Postgraduate courses

France and UK

Hong Kong – Scotland Partners in Post Doctoral
Research scholarship scheme

Research visits

Hong Kong and Scotland

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships

Doctoral studies, research, visiting fellows and Scottish summer school


Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarships

Doctoral studies, research, visiting fellows and Scottish summer school


Goa Education Trust Scholarships

Postgraduate courses

India – Goa

BIRAX Regenerative Medicine Initiative Fellowships

Research visits for scientists

Israel and UK

Young Cell Scheme

Postgraduate Master's studies in the EU


Nigeria LNG Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships Scheme

Postgraduate courses


Higher Education Scholarships for Palestine

Academic exchange for university employees


International Atomic Energy Agency Scholarships

Fellowships for graduates

Selected countries – see website

Hornby Educational Trust Scholarships

Scholarships for English language teachers to develop their English language skills

Selected countries – see website

BG Tanzania International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for Geoscience and Engineering

Postgraduate courses


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships

Undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. courses

Canada, China, India and USA

International Student
     Postgraduate Courses
Egypt, Thailand, Vietnam,
    Latin America, Sri Lanka, Indonesia

Other UK scholarships for international students?

  • There are a number of UK university scholarship schemes for international students run by governments, charities and other organisations. Ask your Ministry of Education, your local British Council office or your institution if they know of any schemes for international students studying in the UK. Here are a few global schemes you may want to have a look at:

  • Depending on your nationality, you may be eligible for a loan or financial support from the UK government. Visit the UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs) website for more details.

  • Postgraduate studentships can be found via a number of websites, including Postgraduate Studentships and Prospects.

  • Finally, have a look at the websites for the UK universities you are interested in. They may have a scholarships scheme for international students that is not listed here.

  • Source: British Council

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