Available Scholarships in the UK 2023

Do you want to study in the UK under a scholarship program? Many universities and local and international organizations support international students studying on scholarship in the UK.

Below is a comprehensive list of scholarships for international students to study for undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D.

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships, the UK government’s global scholarship program, are awarded to outstanding scholars from Chevening-eligible countries around the world.

Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree. Most Chevening Scholarships cover tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual), an economy class return airfare to the UK, and additional grants to cover essential expenditures.

Commonwealth Masters Scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarships are intended for students from developing Commonwealth countries who want to pursue Master’s studies in the UK.

These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

 Each Scholarship provides airfare to and from United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, personal maintaining allowance, thesis grant (if applicable), and initial arrival allowance, among others.

Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London 

The Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students from any country, who, without the support of the scholarship, would be unable to secure the funding required to study at University College London (UCL), and who can demonstrate their intention to make full use of the activities offered by UCL and the Student Union.

The scholarship is worth £9,000 per annum, and scholars may choose to use all or part of the scholarship to cover fees.

University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships 

University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships are available in most Sussex Schools and are awarded based on academic performance and potential to non-EU international students who have applied for and been offered a place for eligible full-time Postgraduate Taught degrees at the University of Sussex.

 The scholarship is 50% off the international student tuition fees and is offered for one year.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships 

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from any country outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. It also provides additional discretionary funding.

Rhodes Scholarships at University of Oxford 

Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world. 

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards that support exceptional international students from selected countries at the University of Oxford.

A Rhodes Scholarship covers all university fees, personal stipend, health insurance, and airfare to and from the student’s home country.

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will offer 30 scholarships to outstanding overseas students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. Research Programme in any field of study offered by the University. 

Each scholarship covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.

Sheffield Hallam University Transform Together Scholarships

\Transform Together scholarships are open to international and European Union (non-UK) students applying to study a full-time postgraduate or undergraduate-taught course at Sheffield Hallam University.

Half fee waiver (50%) is available for postgraduate courses and for each year of an undergraduate degree.

University of Westminster International Scholarships 

The University of Westminster awards scholarships to eligible students from any developing country who wish to study in the UK and pursue a full-time Master’s degree in any field of study at the University of Westminster. 

The scholarship awards full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses, and flights to and from London.

Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships

The Warwick Graduate School awards around 25 Chancellor’s International Scholarships yearly to the most outstanding international Ph.D. applicants.

The scholarships are open to students of any nationality and to any discipline offered at Warwick.  The scholarships include the full payment of the overseas tuition fee and a maintenance stipend.

Developing Solutions Scholarships at University of Nottingham 

The Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international students from Africa, India, or one of the developing countries of the Commonwealth who want to study for a Masters’s Degree at the University of Nottingham and make a difference in the development of their home country.

Each year,  105 scholarships are awarded– 30 scholarships will cover the full tuition fee, while 75 will cover 50% of the tuition fee.

University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships 

The University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships (formerly known as Countries in Crisis Scholarships) are intended to aid students in financial hardship since they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis due to the political situation, war, natural disaster, etc.

Each scholarship costs approximately £25,000, including full tuition fees and accommodation plus £4,200 per annum living costs.

Bristol University International Office Scholarships 

The University of Bristol is offering five International Office Scholarships for new international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree at the University.  The scholarships are worth £8,500, which can go towards your tuition fee.

University of West London International Ambassador Scholarship

The International Ambassador Scholarship recognizes and provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to pursue a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of West London.

The scholars will act as international ambassadors for the University of West London.  Up to 50 scholarships worth up to £5,000 are available.

University of West England Chancellor’s Scholarships

The University of the West of England, Bristol, offers more than £100,000 in scholarships for international students each year.

This includes the Chancellor’s Scholarship, wherein the recipient will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Development Office and other departments. The scholarship covers the full tuition fees for one academic year.


Getting a scholarship is one of the best things to happen to anyone seeking to study in the UK.

You get to save more money than taking student loans or spending your earning money on tuition.

This is the aim of the article to bring you different UK scholarships you can consider applying for.

I hope this helps. Check our blog for more updates.

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