LInks to University specific scholarships are given below:
University of Sheffield
The University offers a range of scholarships for Pakistani students of high academic standing commencing their studies at the University of Sheffield in September 2006.
Undergraduate e.g BA, BSc
Two undergraduate scholarships, worth £2,000 each per year, for up to three years of study.
To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be Pakistani or permanently domiciled in Pakistan, apply for a study place by 9 June 2006 and hold an offer of a study place for entry in September 2006. Eligible students will be sent an application form automatically from February 2006 onwards. Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield.
Postgraduate taught programmes e.g. MA, MSc
One postgraduate taught masters scholarship worth £2,000 for one year of study.
To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be Pakistani by birth or permanently domiciled in Pakistan, apply for a study place by 9 June 2006 and hold an offer of a study place for entry in September 2006. Eligible students will be sent an application form automatically from February 2006 onwards. Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield.
Postgraduate research degrees e.g. PhD, MPhil
New Route PhD
Tuition fee scholarships are available to students starting a New Route PhD programme in September 2006.
The scholarship is a 25% tuition fee reduction per year for 4 years of the degree programme.
Applicants will be informed automatically if they have been awarded a scholarship. Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sheffield.
Find out more about New Route PhD scholarships
Other Postgraduate Research scholarships
Full details of other available scholarships and funding for research programmes can be found on the Graduate Research Office website.
Find out more about postgraduate research scholarships
Other Sheffield Scholarships
- Alumni scholarship
- Sibling and Spouse scholarships
- International Baccalaureate scholarships
- Alumni Medical Scholarship
- External sources of funding
There are a number of external organizations that offer scholarships and funding to international students who wish to study in the UK.
University of Sussex.
Chancellor's International Scholarships
Up to forty Chancellor's International Scholarships of £2,200 are available to new overseas fee paying students each year who are applying to study at undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree level.
Awards for graduate studies
A range of organizations offer awards for postgraduate study in the UK, and the University of Sussex itself has several schemes that provide financial help.
University of East Angelia
The University of East Anglia provides over £500,000 of scholarships each year to support international students in their studies. The awards are made by individual Schools of Study in the University. All international students (outside the European Union) are considered for a scholarship of between 10% and 50% of tuition fees.
In order to be considered for a UEA scholarship you do not need to make a separate application. Please indicate on your application for admission that you wish to be considered for a scholarship.
It is important to make an application as early as possible because they are considered as they are received. So apply early to make sure of the best chance of success. If you are granted a scholarship, you will be informed at the time you receive your offer of a place at UEA.
Scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of academic merit and are normally for the duration of the period of study - three years for Bachelor and PhD degrees and one year for Masters Programmes. They are available from all Schools of Study and across most courses of study.
Students of outstanding academic ability will also be considered for Faculty Scholarship Awards made by the Dean of Faculty, usually in April or May each year. These are highly competitive and prestigious awards.
For further details of the Chevening Scholarship fund, to gain access to high-quality education in the UK, please visit: http://www.chevening.com
World Bank Scholarships and Fellowships
The World Bank supplements its training programmes by providing opportunities for postgraduate study and research to promising professionals from member countries. Contact the World Bank for information on these programmes.
Rotary International - Ambassadorial Scholarships
Rotary International offers privately funded international scholarship programmes, to over seventy countries across the world to study in more than seventy nations. For more information as to whether you are eligible from your country please visit: http://www.rotary.org/foundation/educational/amb_scho/index.html
CSFP Commonwealth Scholarships
The Commonwealth Scholarships & Fellowship Plan (CSFP) aims to provide a network of study opportunities throughout the Commonwealth. There are various scholarships available for Commonwealth applicants to study in the UK. www.csfp-online.org/hostcountries/gb.html
Internships and Research Fellowships
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) provides internship and research fellowship opportunities. For further information please go to: www.adb.org/Internship/default.asp
Other Scholarship Information
For more information about scholarships funded by other agencies please contact your local British Council office and/or Ministry of Education in your home country.
Oxford Brookes University
John Henry Brookes International Scholarship
2006 Postgraduate Taught Scholarship Scheme
Oxford Brookes University are pleased to announce a new scholarship scheme available to International students applying for any OBU postgraduate taught masters course offered in Oxford. For more details please contact the Graduate Office.
You should remember that the terms of the scholarships listed here do sometimes change, and you should always check with the authorities who administer the scheme that there have been no changes to the terms of the awards.
2006 Postgraduate Bursary Scheme
Oxford Brookes University is pleased to announce that it has decided to recognize the personal loyalty shown by registration of recent graduates/alumni for additional degree/s where the students are categorized as 'overseas' for fee purposes. A discount of 10% of the students' yearly tuition fee will be allowed on registration and payment of tuition fees as set out below.
Why is Brookes offering the bursary?
1. Graduates of Brookes are well prepared academically for a postgraduate course of study.
2. Offers the opportunity for international students to continue their studies to PhD level whereas previously they may not have felt such a course affordable.
3. Brookes value the diversity and work ethic that international students bring to the university.
Who is eligible for the 10% bursary?
Any international student who has graduated from Oxford Brookes University and wishes to stay on/return for an additional degree. E.g. an undergraduate student who then studies for a taught Masters programme or a taught Masters graduate who enrolls onto another taught Masters or an MPhil/PhD programme.
How do eligible international students apply?
An application form (PDF) must be filled out completely and posted to the Student Fees Team in the Income Office (see www.brookes.ac.uk/finance/income for address).
On receipt of the form the Student Fees Team checks that:
1. Applicant was previously registered as an International student and has gained an undergraduate or postgraduate award from the university, and
2. Applicant is registered on a postgraduate taught or research based course as an international student.
What is the timeframe for application?
There is no set deadline for application. Students can apply retrospectively and receive refunds where necessary BUT if the form is received in the Income Office by 05 September 2006, the 10% discount will be applied to the fee when the Semester 1 installment is taken on 11 September 2006.
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Family Discount 10%
10% off tuition fee for each family member, provided there are 2 or more siblings studying at the same time
For SIBLINGS who are categorized as 'overseas' for fees purposes and for all family members as long as there are two or more attending at the same time.
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Deadline: Varies according to School.
Studentships are often only open to Home and EU students, Schools will indicate if International students can apply for particular awards. A number of research studentships are available each year to students enrolling for research degrees in specific subject areas offered by Academic Schools Renewable for up to 3 years, subject to satisfactory progress by award holders
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John Henry Brookes International Scholarships
Available for all postgraduate taught courses. Deadline for application 01 June 2006
|Computing courses ||£500 ||Available for the following courses: |
MSc in Computer Science
MSc in Computing (conversion course)
MSc in Web Technologies
MSc in High Speed Networks & Distributed Systems
MSc in eCommerce Computing (conversion course)
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|Engineering courses ||£500 with a further £500 for exceptional students ||Available for the following courses: |
MSc Mobile & High Speed Telecommunications
MSc DSP & VHDL for Communications
MSc Telecommunications Electronics
MSc Racing Engine Design
MSc Motorsport Engineering
MSc Advanced Engineering Design
MSc Digital Media Production
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|Family Discount ||10% off postgraduate fee ||For SIBLINGS who are categorized as 'overseas' for fees purposes and there are two or more attending at the same time. SPOUSES registering for award-bearing postgraduate courses and who are categorized as 'overseas' for fees purposes. Spouses should be registered at the same or overlapping times. ||Finance office |
British Council Fellowships
Funded by the British Council
• Awarded for postgraduate study or research
• Range from short attachments to research leading to a PhD
• Awarded by the local British Council Director; he or she decides the subject areas that will be eligible for a grant and selects the candidates.
• You must apply to the British Council Office in your own country for a fellowship, and you are usually required to be a national and a resident of the country you apply in.
• If you are considered for a grant, you will be interviewed in your own country.
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)
Funded by the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
• Assists Commonwealth students and academics of high intellectual caliber to study in other Commonwealth countries
• Around 400 students come to the UK each year under the scheme
• You may be eligible for a Commonwealth Scholarship if you are a citizen of either a Commonwealth country (but not the Commonwealth of Independent States), or a British dependent territory
• Scholarships are primarily intended for postgraduate study or research; candidates should hold a good honors degree or equivalent qualification appropriate for admission to their proposed course of study
• If there are no undergraduate courses in a particular subject in your own country or regional university, it may sometimes be possible for you to apply to do a first degree course under this scheme
• Fellowships are usually for established teachers in universities or medical schools for study at postdoctoral level. They are not awarded for degree or diploma courses.
British Chevening Scholarships
Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
• Provides awards for present and future leaders, decision makers and opinion-formers, in particular from countries with whom the UK's economic relations are expected to develop.
• Awards are for one-year diploma and Masters courses in various fields
• Selection of candidates is carried out by British Embassies and High Commissions in consultation with the local British Council Director
• You should therefore be in residence in your home country when you apply your local British Council
Overseas Research Students (ORS) Award Scheme
Funded by the Department of Education and Employment
• Available to graduates from outside the EU who hold at least an upper second class honors degree or equivalent and who are commencing full-time study as registered research students or who are already undertaking such a course School Postgraduate Research Tutor
British Marshall Scholarships
Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
• Available to United States citizens, who have obtained first degrees from an accredited university or college in the US within the last 3 years, to undertake study in any subject leading to a degree at a UK university
• Selection is by regional committee in the USA British Marshall Scholarship website
Fulbright Graduate Student Awards
Funded by the Department for Education and Employment and the US government
• Available to US based graduate students for study in the UK
• Preference is given to outstanding graduate students of academic or artistic excellence who are potential leaders in their field and have good reasons for coming to the UK
• Applicants are advised to apply to more than one university and to check and adhere to university deadlines which differ from institution to institution
• Fulbright awards can also be combined with other awards (e.g. ORS) to cover more than one year of study Fulbright Program website.
Undergraduate scholarships for overseas students
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is now offering generous scholarships of £1500 (GBP) per year to overseas undergraduate students.
A scholarship of £1500 per year will be awarded to you if you meet the conditions for guaranteed admission (including 6.5 on IELTS if this is an additional requirement) and if you also make Lancaster your first choice. Your scholarship will initially be guaranteed just for the first year of study, but it will be renewed after the first year at LUMS as long as you pass all your modules at the first attempt and remain on a LUMS degree.
If you hold a scholarship it will still be paid in full for your placement year or year abroad.
For further information on scholarships for overseas undergraduate students, please contact:
The Undergraduate Admissions Office
Lancaster University Management School
Lancaster, LA1 4YX, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1524 594062
Post Grad Scholarships & funding: 2006 entry
Lancaster University Management School offers a generous range of scholarships and bursaries for postgraduate study in business and management. All our scholarships are listed on this page. (These are offered in addition to those available through the University and from other sources.)
Five special scholarships are available for outstanding applicants (worth £7,500 each) including the Heinz Leadership Scholarship, the United Utilities Entrepreneurship Scholarship and the Institute of Directors Diversity Scholarship. These scholarships of £7500 are for high calibre applicants who meet specific academic and professional criteria above our standard admissions requirements including a GMAT of 640 and above.
In addition a limited number of Lancaster MBA Bursaries are also available (worth between £1000 and £5,000). All are allocated on a competitive basis. Applicants wishing to be considered for a bursary need to provide a 1000-word statement demonstrating how - through their ideas and achievements - they will be a particular asset to the programme. Cases of exceptional need will also be considered.
There is also a special £2000 scholarship who applies for admission through our agent 'Hands On' - deadline end April 2006.
Detailed MBA scholarship information is available directly from the MBA Office - firstname.lastname@example.org
MSc/MRes Accounting & Financial Management and MSc/MRes Finance
A small number of departmental awards are available on a competitive basis. There are no application forms for any departmental studentship; candidates are automatically considered at the time of application.
The MRes variant of this programme has been recognized by the ESRC for studentship purposes under the 1+3 scheme.
MSc in Advanced Marketing Management
In addition to University awards, a small number of bursaries will be available to be allocated on a competitive basis. For full details click here.
MA HRD & Consulting
A small number of departmental awards are available, allocated on the basis of need. Applicants who are experiencing financial hardship are required to submit a request to make a case for a bursary. We also have available a limited number of UK/EU Alumni bursaries of £1,000 each.
MSc E-Business and Innovation
In addition to University awards, a small number of bursaries will be available to be allocated on a competitive basis.
For more information click here.
MA Human Resource & Knowledge Management
The MA is recognized by the ESRC for studentship purposes under the 1+3 scheme. The department hopes to offer some small scholarships on a competitive basis (up to £2,000).
MSc/MRes Information Technology, Management & Organizational Change
A number of scholarships are available on a competitive basis worth up to £2,000. There are no application forms for these studentships; candidates are automatically considered at the time of application.
MSc/MRes International Business (Economics)
The MRes variant of this programme has been recognized by the ESRC for studentship purposes under the 1+3 scheme. The MSc programme has a number of awards/scholarships available, allocated on a competitive basis, valued at up to £2,500. There are also awards specifically for UK and EU graduates of Lancaster University.
MA in Management Learning and Leadership
A small number of departmental awards are available, allocated on the basis of need. Applicants who are experiencing financial hardship are required to submit a request to make a case for a bursary.
A number of awards/scholarships are available, allocated on a competitive basis, valued at up to £2,500. There are also awards specifically for UK and EU graduates of Lancaster University.
MSc Management and Environment
A number of scholarships are available for non-EU students, allocated on a competitive basis. There are no application forms for these studentships; candidates are automatically considered at the time of application.
MSc Money, Banking and Finance (Economics)
A number of awards/scholarships are available, allocated on a competitive basis, valued at up to £2,500. There are also awards specifically for UK and EU graduates of Lancaster University.
MSc/MRes Operational Research/MRes in Management Science
Up to 13 UK/EU students could be supported through the EPSRC Master’s training package scheme. Robinson Scholarship available for student from a developing country allocated on a competitive basis and valued at up to £4,000. Scholarships for students from new European countries may be available. See Departmental website
MSc in Project Management
Students are eligible for University and other awards, but currently there are no special MSc scholarships.
PhD Studentships (full-time)
A wide range of awards are available, ranging in value from £5,000 to a full scholarship worth fees at EU rates plus a maintenance grant – further details are given on www.lums.lancs.ac.uk/Research/PhD/PhDFunding and a separate information sheet is available.
Students can also apply for the full range of University studentships and other awards, Access bursaries and Career/Bank Development Loans.
University of Nottingham
Business School MRes & MPhil/PhD Open Evening – Wednesday 15th March 2006
The Business School will be holding a Doctoral Programmes Open Evening on Wednesday 15th March 2006. The Open Evening aims to provide prospective students with an opportunity to find out more about the School, and the MRes and MPhil/PhD programmes, meet potential supervisors and students currently on the course, and see the Schools superb facilities.
If you wish to book a place on the Open Evening, please complete the online Open Evening Registration Form at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/phd/opend.html
3 ESRC Quota Studentships
The Business School has been awarded 3 Quota Studentships from the ESRC (including tuition fees and maintenance fees of £12,300 per annum) for the 2006/07 session.
The Quota Studentships are available to Home/EU students applying for either the full-time or part-time 1+3 (MRes + MPhil/PhD programme) or +3 (MPhil/PhD programme). The closing date is 17th March 2006. For further details, please refer to:
6 NUBS Scholarships
The Business School is offering 6 full scholarships (including tuition fees and maintenance fees at the ESRC rate of £12,300 per annum) for the 2006/07 session.
All Business School scholarships are available to Home/EU and overseas students applying for the full-time MPhil/PhD programme. The closing date is 30th April 2006. For further details, please refer to: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/phd/scholarships.html
There are also a number of scholarships offered by the University and in particular non-competitive scholarships are available to non UK full-time students who have completed a degree programme at the University of Nottingham. For further details, please refer to;
PhD Priority Areas and Specific Projects
The School supports PhD research in a variety of business and management subjects. For information regarding the Schools current priority research areas and specific project opportunities, please refer to:
MPhil/PhD Admissions Criteria
Applicants will be considered for admission on to the MPhil/PhD programme if they hold either a Masters degree or Honors’ degree in a relevant subject with a minimum average over 60% and/or a 2(1) respectively. For further information, please refer to: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/phd/Admissions-Fees.html
MRes Admissions Criteria
Applicants will be considered for admission on to the MRes programme if they hold an Honors’ degree in a relevant subject with a minimum of a 2(1). For further information, please refer to: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/phd/Admissions-Fees.html
University of Exeter
An update for you regarding scholarships at the School of Business & Economics. The most important point is that we are offering bursaries of up to £2500 for the following programmes:
• MSc Accounting and Finance
• MSc Finance and Management
• MSc International Management
• MSc Tourism, Development and Policy
There is also still time to apply for our Golden Jubilee Scholarships which are worth up to £5000 and available to one international student in each of the four areas: taught finance programmes, taught economics programmes, International Management and Tourism, Development & Policy. The deadline is the end of April.
University of Kent
The University of Kent offers a limited number of small scholarships to overseas students registering on approved graduate and undergraduate courses at Kent.
The scholarships, awarded on the basis of academic merit, provide for a reduction of £2,000 in the first year’s overseas fees. Only applicants who have accepted an offer of a place at Kent and demonstrated their ability to fund their studies are eligible for consideration. The closing date for application is 31 May prior to the academic year of entry.
1. Applicants for undergraduate or graduate study at the University of Kent may ask to be considered for one of the University’s Overseas Scholarships.
2. A request for consideration should be made by completing the slip at the bottom of this page and sending it to the relevant Admission’s Office. The Office for Undergraduate Admissions or the Graduate Admissions Office.
3. In order to be eligible for consideration for a scholarship all of the conditions i to iv below must have been satisfied:
i. an application must have been made for a degree course (either undergraduate or postgraduate) at the University of Kent
ii. the applicant must have received an offer of a place on such a degree course.
iii. the University must have received confirmation of the applicant’s acceptance of the offer
iv. the applicant must have demonstrated ability to fund their study programme
5. Before a final decision can be made on the award of any scholarship, all the terms of any conditional offer must have been satisfied and all qualifications must have been verified by the University.
6. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and are only payable on or after registration and payment of net fees at the University of Kent .
7. The scholarships will provide for a £2,000 reduction in tuition fees payable at the overseas rate, for the first year of registration only.
8. Applicants who have not heard anything by 31 August should assume the application for funding has not been successful.
For further details and to apply for it online at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/international/studycosts/overseasscholarships.htm
Other useful sources of funding
Useful sources of information on funding, including University and ESRC awards include:
British Council: http://www.britishcouncil.org/learning-funding-your-studies.htm
British Federation of Women Graduates: www.bfwg.org.uk/scholarships.cfm
Chevening scholarships funded by the Foreign Office: www.chevening.com (overseas students only)
Commonwealth scholarships: http://www.acu.ac.uk (students from Commonwealth countries only)
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) :www.csfp-online.org/
Rotary scholarships : information can be accessed at: www.rotary.org
UKCOSA:www.ukcosa.org.uk/pages/advice.htm (non-UK students)
UNESCO: www.unesco.org and information specifically on scholarships
can be accessed here. World Bank : www.worldbank.org/wbi/scholarships/