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Merit scholarships for international undergraduates

Merit scholarships of up to £3,000 are available to international undergraduate students.  

Schools offering merit scholarships

  • Biological Sciences 

  • Southampton Business School 

  • Chemistry 

  • Economic, Social and Political Sciences 

  • Southampton Education School 

  • Geography and Environmental Science

  • Southampton Law School 

  • School of Mathematical Sciences 

  • Ocean and Earth Science  

  • Physics and Astronomy

  • Psychology

How we award merit scholarships

We award discounts of £1,000 for each grade you achieve above the standard offer for courses run by:

  • Southampton Business School 
  • Chemistry 
  • Economic, Social and Political Sciences
  • Southampton Education School 
  • Southampton Law School 
  • School of Mathematical Sciences 
  • Physics and Astronomy

For example, if you need A, B, B in your A levels and you get A, A, A, you will get £2,000 towards your first year tuition fees. 

For all other courses, you must get A* to A grades for us to award you discounts of £1,000 for each grade. This applies to: 

  • Biological Science
  • Geography and Environmental Science
  • Ocean and Earth Science
  • Psychology

For example, if you get A, A, A in your A levels, you will get £3,000 towards your first year tuition fees. 

The most you can get is £3,000. The scholarships apply only to the first year of your tuition fees. 

You do not need to apply for merit scholarships. If you meet the eligibility criteria, we will award you this scholarship and let you know by email. 

Eligibility 

To be eligible for a scholarship you must:  

  • need to pay the overseas tuition fee

  • have a conditional or unconditional offer to study an eligible course 

  • be paying your own fees

You must not be getting any external sponsorship. 

For scholarships offered by Southampton Business School, School of Physics and Astronomy, and Southampton Law School, you must achieve either: 

 

For all other schools, you must achieve either: 

 

These scholarships are not available to students studying:

  • on PGCert, PGDip, Foundation or PGR courses
  • on Distance Learning courses
  • with a partner institution
  • at our campus in Malaysia
  • on continuing professional development (CPD) courses
  • only pre-sessional English - pre-sessional English students with an offer to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level can still apply

Conditions 

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