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Scholarships, awards and funding opportunities

Find opportunities based on what you want to study for and where you live.

Master's scholarships

    PhD scholarships

      Country

      Scholarship 

      GhanaGETFund Scholarship

      Nigeria

      Petroleum Technology Development Fund scholarships

      TET Fund

      Sudan/South Sudan

      Gordon Memorial College Trust Fund scholarships

      Various: Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

      Commonwealth PhD Scholarships

      Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships

      Commonwealth PhD Scholarships For High Income Countries

      Various: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar

      Aga Khan Foundation international scholarship

      Various: developing and emerging countries

      Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future

      Country

      Scholarship 

      Norway

      Lanekassen scholarships

      Romania

      Roberto Rocca Fellowships

      Turkey

      YOK scholarships

      Various: developing and emerging countries

      Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future

      Country

      Scholarship 

      Brazil

      CAPES scholarships

      CNPq scholarships

      Chile

      Becas Chile Scholarships

      Colombia

      Colfuturo Scholarships

      Colciencias Scholarships

      ICETEX study loans

      Mexico

      FIDERH Scholarships

      SENER Scholarships

      Paraguay

      Becal

      Peru

      PRONABEC

      Various: Argentina, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos

      Commonwealth PhD Scholarships

      Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships

      Commonwealth PhD Scholarships For High Income Countries

      Various: Argentina; Brazil; Colombia; Mexico; Venezuela

      Roberto Rocca Fellowships

      Various: developing and emerging countries

      Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future

      Country

      Scholarship 

      Various: Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Western Samoa

      Commonwealth PhD Scholarships

      Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships

      Various: developing and emerging countries

      Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future

      Various: most countries

      Commonwealth PhD Scholarships For High Income Countries

      Undergraduate scholarships

        Country

        Scholarship

        Norway

        Lanekassen scholarships

        Turkey

        YOK Scholarships

        Country

        Scholarship 

        Various: most countries

        University of Southampton Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

        Scholarships for exchange students

        These scholarships are available to Southampton students who are going abroad to work or study.

          A*STAR Research Attachment Programme (ARAP) offers to support PhD students to undertake 1 to 2 years of research at an A*STAR research institute in Singapore.

          A*STAR is Singapore's leading public sector agency, bridging the gap between academia and industry. They have over 4,000 scientists and engineers from more than 60 countries, conducting cutting-edge research at the frontiers of biomedical sciences, physical sciences, and engineering.

          This scholarship offers support in the form of a $2,500 monthly allowance, a housing stipend, a one-time airfare grant of $1,500, a 'settling in' payment of $1,000, medical insurance, as well as conference and training support.

          Find out more about the ARAP Programme.

          Please contact Dr Nuno Bimbo if you are interested in applying for this scholarship: N.Bimbo@soton.ac.uk.

          The BEST scholarships are open to UK passport holders who are currently, or have been within the last five years inclusive, in full-time tertiary education at a UK university or college and who are planning to undertake postgraduate study in either the USA or Canada. Up to eight scholarships are awarded each year from a fund of $50,000.

          Find out more about BEST scholarships.

          The British Council Scholarship for Excellence is offered by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and is worth up to £3,000 to students studying in Hong Kong.

          The British Council is offering generous scholarships to students undertaking an exchange in China.

          The Butex Scholarship provides a scholarship of £500 to any student going on a Non-European exchange.

          Find out more about Butex Scholarships.

          Supporting researchers for more than 25 years, Canon Foundation Research Fellowships are open to Europeans and Japanese nationals. Europeans must want to do their research in Japan and Japanese must want to do their research in Europe. 

          Together with the European University Institute, San Fiesole, Italy, the Canon Foundation jointly awards one co-sponsored Canon Foundation Research Fellowship annually for post-doctoral research at the EUI. This Fellowship is open to candidates of Japanese nationality or permanent residents of Japan. The annual deadline for applications is 15 September and applicants can apply either via the Canon Foundation or the European University website.

          Find out more about Canon Foundation Fellowships.

          The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation.

          The DAAD currently provides financial support to more than 74,000 individuals every year by offering funding to students, researchers and academics worldwide. The DAAD also actively promotes Germany as an international study and research destination, and, last but not least, plays a major role in promoting the German language at higher education level worldwide.

          Please note that we provide funding for students and academics in the UK and Ireland to study and carry out research in Germany. If you are an applicant from Germany and looking for funding to study / carry out research in the UK or Ireland, you need to go via DAAD head office in Germany.

          Find out more about DAAD Study in Germany Scholarships.

          The “Dream NEW” scholarship is for students from Europe to undertake a semester of undergraduate study in New Zealand.

          This scholarship has been designed for European students who dream big, crave adventure and set their sights on new horizons. It is for those wanting to realise their vision in the forward-thinking education climate of New Zealand – a country where innovation flourishes, and where people from all over the world come together to follow their dreams. A New Zealand education encourages you to be open minded, creative and to dream NEW.

          The value of each scholarship varies - up to NZD$12,500 (approx. 7,500 €).

          Find out more about Dream NEW scholarships.

          The Duo - Korea Fellowships are awarded by Korean institutions to EU students who are selected to undertake a period of exchange at a Korean educational institution. There are no restrictions in using the fellowship. It can finance the tuition, and living or travel expenses.

          The Asia-Europe Meeting's (ASEM) DUO Fellowship Fund aims to promote student exchanges between European and Asian ASEM member countries.

          Under this fund, the DUO-Singapore Exchange Fellowship is awarded by the Singapore Government to Singapore and ASEAN students studying in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singapore Management University (SMU). The Award is also open to students from European ASEM countries (who come from universities with fee waiver arrangements with NTU, NUS and SMU.

          Find out more about Asia-Europe Meeting's (ASEM) DUO Fellowship Fund.

          Frank Knox Fellowships were established in 1945 by Mrs Annie Reid Knox as the Frank Knox Memorial to enable students from the UK, along with those from Australia, Canada and New Zealand, to undertake graduate study at Harvard University.

          Find out more about Frank Knox Fellowships.

          The University of Western Australia is awarding one Gerald Frank Brown Scholarship to the value of AU$2000 each semester. Eligible students must be from a partner university in the EU and be accepted as a study abroad or exchange student at the University of Western Australia. Students who accept a place at UWA will be sent a link to the online application by UWA.

          Find out more about the Gerald Frank Brown Scholarship.

          At HolidayLettings, they think travel is the best way to learn about the world. In that spirit, they’re awarding one student a £500 scholarship towards studying abroad.

          The winning student can put the money towards tuition fees, accommodation or travel costs to make their trip abroad that bit easier and even more rewarding.

          Find out more about HolidayLettings Study Abroad Scholarships.

          The JASSO scholarships are generous scholarships for students going to study in Japan. Applications can only be made once students are officially nominated to study at a participating Japanese institution.

          Find out more about The JASSO scholarships.

          The Kennedy Scholarship is an academic award for study at two of the world's finest universities - Harvard and MIT. It can be used to fund a wide variety of programmes at MIT and across all the graduate schools within Harvard - from PhD to LLM, from MPH to March. It can also fund a Special Studentship for those wanting a general programme of non-degree study.

          Find out more about the Kennedy Scholarships.

          Up to 2 students from the University of Southampton are eligible for a $1,000 USD scholarship from KAIST each year. To be eligible, students must be nominated by their home Faculty to the University of Southampton International Office.

          For more information, please email us at studyabroad@southampton.ac.uk.

          This scholarship is subject to yearly review.

          If you are nominated to attend National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University or Singapore Management University you are eligible for the DUO scholarship.

          You must apply through your respective institution and be aware of the early application deadline in March.

          This scholarship is subject to yearly review.

          The general scholarship programme is for UK/EU students who have completed at least two years of undergraduate study and are studying in China for up to one year.

          To find out more, please email studyabroad@southampton.ac.uk.

          Questions and queries

          You can contact The Student Hub or the Students' Union if you have any questions about fees or funding.

          The Student Hub

          • Address: Building 37, Highfield Campus, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ
          • Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 9599
          • Email: stufunds@southampton.ac.uk

          Students' Union

          • Address: Building 40, Highfield Campus, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ
          • Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 2085
          • Email: advice@susu.org