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International funding partnerships

The University of Southampton is an international institution with a global connections, and a community of students from more than 135 different nations. We have developed a network of international partnerships, creating a range of funding opportunities such as scholarships and loans for our students.

Explore the table below to find out about our current partners and their funding opportunities. 

International scholarship schemes


These schemes are open to students from various countries

Eligible countries

Subject areas

Level of study

(UK Government Scholarships)
Worldwide (except EU and USA) All Masters
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission Commonwealth countries Various Masters, PhD
Saïd Foundation Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria All Masters

Santander Universities

EU, Latin America, USA All Foundation, Undergraduate, Masters, PhD

Country-specific scholarship schemes


These partners offer funding to students from certain countries

Eligible countries

Subject areas

Level of study

Ciência sem Fronteiras - Reino Unido Brazil Science subjects Undergraduate, PhD
Canadian Prestige Scholarship Canada Law Undergraduate
China Scholarship Council China All PhD
Colciencias Colombia Various  PhD

British Council GREAT-University of Southampton Scholarship – China 2018

China All Masters

British Council GREAT-University of Southampton Scholarship - Thailand 2018

Thailand All Masters
Ministry of Education: Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI) Indonesia All Masters, PhD
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) Indonesia All Masters
Ministry of Planning in the Kurdistan Region Iraq Demography; Social Statistics; GIS Master, PhD
Ministry of Education Malaysia All Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
Public Services Department of Malaysia (JPA) Malaysia All Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
CONACYT Mexico Various (not arts or business) Masters, PhD
FIDERH Mexico Various Masters, PhD
FUNED Mexico Various (not arts, humanities or health) Masters
Institute of Business Administration Pakistan All Masters, PhD
Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Pakistan All PhD
Royal Thai Navy Thailand Engineering Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
Fulbright Awards USA All Masters
Marshall Scholarships USA All Masters


More funding opportunities

Many other organisations also offer funding for students who wish to study in the UK. Check our table of funding by country for more scholarship and sponsorship opportunities for students from your country or region.

Contact us

Our staff regularly visit many countries worldwide.  To meet one of our representatives in your country, see our current schedule of events or contact us directly.

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