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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
Ghana Ghana National Petroleum Corporation scholarships Undergraduate / Masters / PhD
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: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe Beit Trust 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

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
Brunei Sultan's scholarships Undergraduate
China

China Scholarship Council (CSC) 

University of Southampton CSC Scholarships

PhD / Masters

PhD

India

Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation loan scholarships

Goa Education Trust scholarships 

Masters

Masters

Indonesia DIKTI Scholarship Scheme Masters
  LPDP (Indonesia Endowment for Education) Masters
  Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) Masters
  Roberto Rocca Fellowships PhD
Kazakhstan Bolashak Fellowship Scheme Masters / PhD
Malaysia Petronas scholarships Undergraduate
  JPA scholarships  Undergraduate
  MARA scholarships Masters / PhD
  Ministry of Education Matriculation scholarships Undergraduate
Mauritius Government of Mauritius Undergraduate
Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information scholarships Undergraduate
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
Vietnam Project 165 Masters / PhD
  Project 599 Undergraduate / Masters
  PhD
  Regional scholarships: Danang Undergraduate / Masters
  Regional scholarships: Mekong Masters
  Regional scholarships: Hai Phong Undergraduate / Masters
  Regional scholarships: Thanh Hoa Masters
  Vietnamese Foundation Scholarships of Excellence - for more information please contact the International Office at international@southampton.ac.uk Foundation
Various: Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Commonwealth Scholarships: for developing countries, Shared Scholarships; Distance Learning.

University of Southampton Commonwealth Scholarships

Masters / PhD
Various: Bangladesh; India; Pakistan; Tajikistan; Kyrgystan 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

Europe (EU and non-EU countries)

 

EU countries Scholarship/funding body Level of study
All EU countries Student Finance England tuition fee loan Undergraduate
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

Becas de la Obra Social La Caixa scholarships

British Council Erasmus+ scholarships (available for Erasmus Exchange students only) 

British Council scholarships

Masters / PhD

Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

Various: France, Spain UK Government Postgraduate Loans Scheme - new for 2016-17   Masters
Various: Portugal, Spain Santander-University of Southampton EU scholarships Masters
Various: France, Portugal Aga Khan Foundation international scholarship Masters / PhD
Various: Bulgaria, Romania Wellcome Trust Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Masters

 

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
Brazil Ciência sem Fronteiras - Reino Unido (formerly Science without Borders) Undergraduate / Masters / PhD
Caribbean countries Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Masters
Chile

Becas Chile - Becas de Magister / Doctorado en en Extranjero 

Becas Chile scholarships at the University of Southampton

Masters / PhD
Colombia Colfuturo scholarships and loans Masters / PhD
Colombia

Colciencias 

Colciencias scholarships at the University of Southampton

PhD
Colombia ICETEX study loans Masters / PhD
Ecuador SENESCYT Masters / PhD
Mexico

FIDERH loans 

FIDERH scholarships at the University of Southampton

Masters / PhD
Mexico

CONACYT scholarship 

CONACYT scholarships at the University of Southampton

Masters / PhD
Mexico

FUNED scholarship 

FUNED scholarships at the University of Southampton

Masters
Mexico Promep scholarship Masters

Mexico

Becas MOB Masters
Mexico SENER scholarships Masters / PhD
Peru PRONABEC Masters / PhD
Uruguay Tullow Group scholarships Masters
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

Middle East

Country Scholarship/funding body Level of study
Bahrain Government of Bahrain scholarships PhD
Egypt Government of Egypt scholarships PhD
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

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

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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