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 Malaysia). 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 / InstitutionsScholarship NameUG / PGValue (£)
Teeside UniversityGlobal Excellence ScholarshipUG/PG$1,500 / $2,000 for first year only
Vice Chancellor’s ScholarshipUG/PG$5,000 for first year only
Early PaymentDiscountUG/PG$500 one off
Uni of EssexInternational Baccalaureate Excellence ScholarshipUG$2,000 for first year only
Academic Excellence International Masters ScholarshipPG$4,000 for first year only
The Essex MBA Dean’s AwardPGUp to $3,000
Essex Global Partner ScholarshipUG$3,000 for first year only
IFP BusinessIFP$ 1,000 one-off
4 Year BA Business with FoundationUG$ 3,000 one-off
3 Year BA BusinessUG$ 3,000 one-off
MSc Business ‘NEW’PG$ 5,000 one-off
MSc Business ‘OLD’PG$ 3,000 one-off
MBAPG$ 5,000 one-off
IFP LawIFP$ 1,000 one-off
4 year LLB with
Foundation
UG$ 2,500 one-off
3 year LLBUG$ 2,500 one-off
2 Year LLB AcceleratedUG$ 2,500 one-off
2 year LLB Senior StatusUG$ 2,500 one-off
GDL – LondonPG$ 1,000 one-off
GDL – South MidlandsPG$ 1,000 one-off
GDL – NorthPG$ 1,000 one-off
MA Law – LondonPG$ 1,000 one-off
MA Law – South MidlandsPG$ 1,000 one-off
MA Law – NorthPG$ 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 – LondonPG$ 1,000 one-off
BPC – OthersPG$ 1,000 one-off
BPC + LLM – LondonPG$ 1,500 one-off
BPC + LLM – OthersPG$ 1,500 one-off
LLM/MA/MSc Legal
Technology
PG$ 2,500 one-off
De Monfort University (DMU)DMU International ScholarshipUG/PG$1,500 one-off
Early Deposit
Discount
UG/PG$500 one-off
Global MBA International Scholarship FundPG$2,500 one-off
International PG Taught Merit ScholarshipPG$2,500 one-off
Northumbria UniversityNorthumbria UG Global ScholarshipUG/PG$3,000 for first year AND $1,500 for subsequent year
University of DundeeGlobal Excellence UG ScholarshipUGUp to $25,000 for study duration
Global Excellence PG ScholarshipPG$5,000 one-off
Making Matters AwardPG$1,100 one-off
University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)Articulation ScholarshipUG$2,000 per year
Excellence ScholarshipUG/PG$3,000 per year
International BursariesUG/PG$1,000 per year
Merit ScholarshipUG/PG$2,000 per year
University of HertfordshireVice Chancellor’s ScholarshipUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for Business ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for Legal ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for Humanities ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for Educational ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for Life & Medical Sciences ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for Health ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for STEM ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Dean’s Scholarship for Creative ExcellenceUG/PG$1,000/$2,000 one-off
Regional ScholarshipUG/PG$1,000/$2,000/$4,000 one-off
University of PlymouthUG International Student ScholarshipUG$2,000 for first year only
PG Taught International Student ScholarshipPG$2,000 for first year only
International Academic Excellence Scholars hipUG/PG50% off tuition fee in year one
International UG Gold ScholarshipUG$4,000 for first year only
International PG Platinum ScholarshipPG$4,000 for first year only
Heriot-Watt UniversityNA
University of AberdeenAberdeen Global ScholarshipUG/PG$2,000 one-off
Carlaw-Ogston Master of Music ScholarshipPG$2,000 one-off
University of East LondonInternational ScholarshipUG/PG$1,000-$5,000 for first year only
University of HuddershieldInternational UG & PG ScholarshipUG/PG$2,000 for study duration
Malaysian International
Scholarship – Cappe d Tuition Fees
UG/PG$4,000/$5,000 for first year only
University of PortsmouthVice Chancellor’s Global Development ScholarshipUG/PG$1,600 for first year only
Chancellors Global Academic Merit ScholarshipUG/PG$5,000 for first year only
University of SunderlandUG International ScholarshipUG$1,500 one-off
PG International ScholarshipPG$1,000 one-off
University of SurreyWoman Leadership ScholarshipPGUnspecified
Surrey MBA ScholarshipPG10%-50% off tuition fee
University West of England, Bristol (UWE-Bristol)
London South Bank UniversityInternational ScholarshipUG/PG$1,570 one-off
International Merit ScholarshipUG/PGUp to $4,000
Cardiff Metropolitan U niN/A
Coventry UniversityPhoenix Awards 2020UG/PG3 semesters free accommodation at Quadrant Hall or Priory Hall catered accomm odation
National Hero Award 2020UG/PGFirst year tuition fee waiver
Phoenix Entrepreneur Award September 2020PG$7,000 one-off
BPP UnivresityInternational PG BursaryPG$1,000 one-off
Scholarship for PG Business and Technology CoursePGFull fee scholarship
University of WolverhamptonInternational ScholarshipUG/PG$1,000 for first year only
INTO Pathway
Glasgow Caledonian UniversityRegional ScholarshpInternational Y1
International Y2
Variable
International Y1All International Y1 Pathways$2,000 (first year tuition fees)
$1,000 for each subsequent year of their degree.
Up to $5,000 over 4 years.
International Y2All Internationa l Y2 Pathways$2,000 (first year tuition fees)
$1,000 for each subsequent year of their degree.
Up to $5,000 over 4 years.
Manchester Metropolitan UniversityRegional ScholarshpFoundation
Int ernational Y1
Variable
FoundationMMU Foundation$6,000 for 3 years study duration
International Y1MMU International Y1$4,000 for 2 years study duration
University of GloucestershireRegional ScholarshpFoundation
Diploma
Graduate Diploma
Variable
FoundationInternational Y1$2,000 for year 1 only
International Y1International Y1$2,000 for year 1 only
Regional ScholarshpFoundation
Diploma
Graduate Diploma
Variable
University of StirlingFoundationAll International Foundation
Pathways
$1,000/ $2,000/ $3,000 for Year One only
DiplomaAll Internatoinal Diploma Pathways$1,000/ $2,000/ $3,000 for Year One only
Newcastle University of LondonRegional ScholarshpFoundation
International Year One
Graduate Diploma
Variable
Vice Chancellor’s Excellence ScholarshipAll PG courses50% of tuition fee
Vice Chancellor’s International ScholarshipUG & PG$1,500-$3,000
Queens’ University BelfastRegional ScholarshpFoundation
International Year 1
Graduate Diploma
Variable
Newcastle UniversityRegional ScholarshpFoundation
Diploma
Graduate Diploma
Variable
Joint Venture ScholarshipInternational FoundationUp 100% tuition fee
(Architecture, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Sciences,
Physical, Sciences and Engineering, Biological and Biomedical Sciences)
INTO Newcastle Vice Chancellor ScholarshipInternational Fo undation$3,000 for first year study only
INTO Newcastle Vice Chancellor ScholarshipInternational Ye ar 1 – Business$3,000 for first year study only
University of East Anglia (UEA)Regional ScholarshpFoundation
Int ernational Year One
Graduate Diploma
$1,000 – $3,000
Foundation Progression ScholarshipAll Foundation PathwaysUp to $5,000 each year of study
Newton Science Progression ScholarshipUG (except medicine)20% each year of study
City, University of LondonRegional ScholarshpAcademic English
Foundation
Graduate Diploma
Variable
Foundation ScholarshipFoundationVariable (typically $2,000-$3,000)
Foundation Progression ScholarshipFoundation$3,000 (first year only)
University of ExeterRegional ScholarshpFoundation
International Year 1
Graduate Diploma
Variable
College Pro Vice Chancellor Award for Academic ExcellenceFoundation$1,500 per award
Engineering Award INTO Academic Excellen ceInternational Fo undation$5,000 for 1st year

$1,500 for subsequent year achieving at First (70% or above)
(Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and Physical Sciences)
The University of ManchesterRegional ScholarshpFoundationVariable