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Scholarships and funding by country

Many organisations and governments worldwide offer scholarships or sponsorship for EU and international students to study in the UK. Please select your region below to find out whether you are eligible for one of these scholarships.

We also have a number of international partnerships with organisations and institutions that offer a range of funding opportunities.

Choose a region

Choose a region below to find out about opportunities for scholarships and funding in your country. For more information about each scholarship and how to apply, please contact the awarding body directly.

Africa

Country Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Nigeria Petroleum Technology Development Fund scholarships Masters / PhD
Sudan/South Sudan Gordon Memorial College Trust Fund scholarships Masters / PhD
Various: Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia Commonwealth Scholarships for developing countries; Shared Scholarships; Distance Learning
University of Southampton Commonwealth Scholarships
Masters / PhD
Various: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar Aga Khan Foundation international scholarship Masters / PhD
Various: developing and emerging countries Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future PhD
Various: most countries Chevening UK Government Scholarships  
University of Southampton Chevening Scholarships
Masters
Various: most countries Wellcome Trust Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Masters
Various: most countries Toptal Scholarships for Women Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

Asia

Country Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Bangladesh Government of Bangladesh scholarships Masters
Brunei Brunei Government Ministry of Education scholarships Undergraduate / Masters / PhD
  Brunei Shell Petroleum scholarships Undergraduate
China China Scholarship Council (CSC) PhD / Masters
  University of Southampton CSC Scholarships PhD
  British Council GREAT-University of Southampton Scholarship – China 2019 Masters
India Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation loan scholarships Masters
  Goa Education Trust scholarships Masters
  GREAT Scholarships 2019 - India and East Asia Masters
Indonesia BUDI PhD
  LPDP (Indonesia Endowment for Education) Masters/ PhD
  Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) Masters / PhD
  Roberto Rocca Fellowships PhD
  MoRa PhD
Kazakhstan Bolashak Fellowship Scheme Masters / PhD
Malaysia Petronas scholarships Undergraduate
  Public Services Department of Malaysia (JPA) Undergraduate
  MARA convertible loan Undergraduate/Masters/PhD
  Ministry of Higher Education scholarships Undergraduate/Masters/PhD
  Yayasan Daya Diri Undergraduate/Masters/PhD
Mauritius Government of Mauritius Undergraduate
Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information scholarships Undergraduate
  MOHH BrightSparks Healthcare Scholarships Undergraduate
  Smart Nation Scholarship Undergraduate/Masters/PhD
Sri Lanka Ministry of Higher Education scholarships Undergraduate
South Korea Government of South Korea scholarships Masters
Taiwan Ministry of Education scholarships PhD
Thailand Royal Thai Government scholarships Masters / PhD
  King's Scholarships Masters / PhD
  Royal Thai Government scholarships Masters / PhD
  King's Scholarships Masters / PhD
  British Council GREAT-University of Southampton Scholarship - Thailand 2019 (MSc Computer Science, MSc Artificial Intelligence, MSc Mechatronics, MSc Unmanned Aircraft systems design)  Masters
Various: Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka Commonwealth Scholarships: for developing countries, Shared Scholarships; Distance Learning. Masters / PhD
  University of Southampton Commonwealth Scholarships Masters / PhD
Various: Bangladesh; India; Pakistan; Tajikistan; Kyrgyzstan Aga Khan Foundation international scholarship Masters / PhD
Various: developing and emerging countries Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future PhD
Various: most countries Chevening UK Government Scholarships Masters
  University of Southampton Chevening Scholarships Masters
Various: most countries Wellcome Trust Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Masters
Various: most countries Toptal Scholarships for Women Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

Europe (EU and non-EU countries)

 

EU countries Scholarship/funding body Level of study
All EU countries Student Finance England tuition fee loan Undergraduate
All EU Countries UK Government Postgraduate Loans Scheme Masters
Bulgaria TUK-TAM Foundation Masters
Cyprus Commonwealth scholarships
EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot Community
PhD
Undergraduate / Masters / PhD
France Entente Cordiale scholarships
Entente Cordiale Law scholarships (Law students only)
Masters / PhD
Masters / PhD
Norway Lanekassen scholarships Undergraduate / Masters / PhD
Romania Roberto Rocca Fellowships PhD
Spain Santander-University of Southampton EU scholarships Masters
Various: most countries Toptal Scholarships for Women Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

 

Non-EU countries Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Azerbaijan Government of Azerbaijan scholarships Undergraduate / Masters / PhD
Azerbaijan SOCAR scholarships Masters
Russia State scholarships
Government of Russia 

Masters

Masters

Turkey YOK scholarships PhD
Ukraine Government scholarships Undergraduate / Masters / PhD
Various: Iceland, Russian Federation countries, Turkey Chevening UK Government Scholarships 
University of Southampton Chevening Scholarships
Masters
Various: developing and emerging countries Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future PhD
Various: most countries Wellcome Trust Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Masters

Latin America and Caribbean

Country Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Argentina BEC.AR scholarships Masters
Brazil CAPES scholarships Masters / PhD
Brazil CNPq scholarships Masters / PhD
Bolivia 100 Becas Masters / PhD
Caribbean countries Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Masters
Chile Becas Chile (CONICYT) Masters / PhD
Colombia Colfuturo scholarships and loans Masters / PhD
Colombia Colciencias PhD
Colombia ICETEX study loans Masters / PhD
Ecuador SENESCYT Masters / PhD
Mexico FIDERH scholarships and loan Masters / PhD
Mexico CONACYT scholarship Masters / PhD
Mexico FUNED scholarship and loan Masters
Mexico Becas SEP Masters
Mexico Becas MOB Masters
Mexico SENER scholarships Masters / PhD
Paraguay Becal Masters / PhD
Peru PRONABEC Masters / PhD
Various: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay Santander-University of Southampton Latin America Scholarships Foundation / Undergraduate / Masters
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 Scholarships: for developing countries; Shared Scholarships: Distance Learning.
University of Southampton Commonwealth Scholarships
Masters / PhD
Various: Argentina; Brazil; Colombia; Mexico; Venezuela Roberto Rocca Fellowships PhD
Various: developing and emerging countries Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future PhD
Various: most countries Chevening UK Government Scholarships 
University of Southampton Chevening Scholarships
Masters
Various: most countries Wellcome Trust Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Masters
Various: most countries Toptal Scholarships for Women Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

Middle East

Country Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Bahrain Government of Bahrain scholarships PhD
Egypt Government of Egypt scholarships PhD
Egypt Qalaa Foundation  
Iraq Higher Committee for Education Development Scholarships Masters / PhD
Iraq Government of Iraq scholarships Masters / PhD
Kuwait Government of Kuwait scholarships PhD
Libya Government of Libya scholarships Foundation / PhD
Oman Government of Oman scholarships PhD
Oman Ministry of Manpower scholarships PhD
Qatar Supreme Education Council scholarships Foundation / Masters / PhD
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau scholarships PhD
Various: Afghanistan, Egypt, Syria Aga Khan Foundation international scholarship Masters / PhD
Various: Cyprus, Lebanon, Syria Honor Frost scholarship Masters / PhD
Various: Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria Said Foundation scholarships 
Said Foundation Scholarships at the University of Southampton
Masters
Various: developing and emerging countries Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future PhD
Various: most countries Chevening UK Government Scholarships 
University of Southampton Chevening Scholarships
Masters

North America

Country Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Canada Chevening UK Government Scholarships 
University of Southampton Chevening Scholarships
Masters
Canada Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund Multi-year Masters / PhD
Canada Canadian Prestige Scholarship (for Law students) Undergraduate
Canada Canada Student Loans Undergraduate / Masters
Canada Ontario Student Assistance Program Undergraduate / Masters
USA US Federal Loans Undergraduate / Masters
USA Fulbright Awards 
Fulbright - Southampton Award
Masters
USA Marshall Scholarships 
Southampton Marshall Scholarship
Masters / PhD
USA Stafford Loans Undergraduate / Masters
USA Santander-University of Southampton USA scholarships Masters
Various: Canada, USA Aga Khan Foundation international scholarship Masters / PhD
Various: most countries Toptal Scholarships for Women Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

Oceania

Country Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Various: Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Western Samoa Commonwealth Scholarships: for developing countries; Shared Scholarships; Distance Learning.
University of Southampton Commonwealth Scholarships
Masters / PhD
Various: developing and emerging countries Schlumberger Foundation: Faculty for the Future PhD
Various: most countries Chevening UK Government Scholarships 
University of Southampton Chevening Scholarships
Masters
Various: most countries Toptal Scholarships for Women Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

More information for your country

Our International Office staff can advise about qualifications, funding and other key information for your country. Please visit the pages for your region for contact details and more country-specific information.  You could also meet one of our representatives in your country.

University of Southampton scholarships 

PGR funding opportunities

Postgraduate research scholarships

Funding opportunities are available to international postgraduate research students, both from the University and from our external partners.

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