The United Kingdom is considered one of the best educated countries in the world. Every year thousands of students travel to the UK to continue their academic studies and explore new environments. The education system offered by UK has changed the lives and future of many students.
With top universities in the country, people have chosen the UK as one of their preferred destinations to benefit from the diverse opportunities that the country offers. However, many students are deterred by the high tuition fees and expensive costs of studying abroad.
Fortunately, UK universities and the government offer financial aid to international students from developing countries by offering fully funded scholarships for college, undergraduate and postgraduate students each year.
A fully funded scholarship can make a real difference to your future.
Here is the list of open scholarships in the UK for international students:
Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences international awards is currently open to UK, EU and international students. Students must have a first class degree or international equivalent. The scholarship covers the following areas:
The scholarship includes a 20% tuition discount for the selected students.
Participants should be enrolled in a Master’s program to be automatically considered for this scholarship.
Application deadline: 06 September 2020.
The University of Liverpool is offering an International Studentship for students pursuing a PhD in “Developing Operando Methods for Precision Battery Characterization” at the University of Liverpool in the academic year 2020-21. A monthly salary will be provided to the selected candidates. Students who have a 2:1 or higher Master’s degree from a recognized university.
Closing date for applications: 30 September 2020.
The University of Dundee offers partial funding of £5,000 for 1 year only to international students who wish to pursue full-time Masters, postgraduate programs in many fields such as Anatomy, Forensic Science, Anthropology, Urban Planning, Architecture, Biomedical Sciences and more.
Selection is based on outstanding performance through student academic, extracurricular, or volunteer activities.
Start date: September 2020, January 2021
British Chevening Scholarships are offered by the UK government to international students from developing countries who wish to enroll in postgraduate or master’s studies at a UK university.
UK Chevening Scholarships cover not only tuition fees, but also living expenses, a round-trip economy class airfare to the UK, and other allowances and grants.
Check on the official website if you are a citizen of one of the Chevening eligible countries.
Deadline: 03 November 2020.
The University of Leeds offers Psychology Excellence Scholarships for UK and EU students to pursue a Master’s degree in Psychology at the University of Leeds. Applicants must be enrolled in a postgraduate program at the university.
Closing date for applications: 31 October 2020.
Scholarship value: £1,000
Oxford is among the oldest and best universities in the UK. Oxford University offers perhaps the most prominent scholarship program in the world for international students.
This postgraduate scholarship is fully funded and covers tuition, personal allowance, health insurance and airfare for the student’s travel to and from the university.
Deadline: first Wednesday in October of each year.