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Undergraduate Merit Scholarships

Each year we offer a range of subject scholarships to international undergraduate students. They are awarded based on academic merit. You can get a maximum of £3,000, which will be deducted from your tuition fees.

Level of study

This scholarship is for undergraduate study.

Subject areas

This scholarship is for study across a range of subject areas, in the faculties and schools shown below.

FacultySchool
Arts and Humanities All Schools in Faculty
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Electronics and Computer Science, Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry
Environmental and Life Sciences Biological Sciences, Geography and Social Science, Ocean and Earth Science, Psychology
Social Sciences

Economic, Political and Social Sciences, Education and Mathematical Sciences, Southampton Business School, Southampton Law School

The following courses are not eligible for this scholarship:

What is covered

This scholarship provides a discount of up to £3,000 on your tuition fees.

You’ll get a discount of £1,000 for each qualification (or equivalent) that you have, as shown below. The grades you need depend on which School will teach your undergraduate course.

For example, you’ll get £2,000 if:

You can find details of equivalent qualifications on our country pages.

School that will teach your courseA level grade requiredInternational Baccalaureate grade requiredUS High School Diploma grade required
All Schools in Faculty of Arts and Humanities A or A* grade 6 or 7 at Higher level

A grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1350
  • ACT 29
  • SAT subject test 700
  • AP 5

A* grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1450
  • ACT 31
  • SAT subject test 720
  • AP 5
Electronics and Computer Science, Engineering, Physics and Astronomy A* grade 7 at Higher level

A* grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1450
  • ACT 31
  • SAT subject test 720
  • AP 5
Chemistry A or A* grade 6 or 7 at Higher level

A grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1350
  • ACT 29
  • SAT subject test 700
  • AP 5

A* grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1450
  • ACT 31
  • SAT subject test 720
  • AP 5
Biological Sciences, Geography and Social Science, Ocean and Earth Science, Psychology A or A* grade 6 or 7 at Higher level

A grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1350
  • ACT 29
  • SAT subject test 700
  • AP 5

A* grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1450
  • ACT 31
  • SAT subject test 720
  • AP 5
Economic, Political and Social Sciences, Education and Mathematical Sciences A or A* grade 6 or 7 at Higher level

A grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1350
  • ACT 29
  • SAT subject test 700
  • AP 5

A* grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1450
  • ACT 31
  • SAT subject test 720
  • AP 5
Southampton Business School, Southampton Law School A grade 7 at Higher level

A* grade equivalent to:

  • SAT-R 1450
  • ACT 31
  • SAT subject test 720
  • AP 5

Who can apply

To apply for this scholarship you must:

How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. When you apply to study here, we’ll decide if you're eligible. We’ll let you know in writing if you’re awarded this scholarship.

Further information

Please read the full terms and conditions to learn more about the requirements and criteria of this scholarship

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