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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
Course-specific scholarship schemes      
Wellcome Master’s Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science low, lower-middle or upper-middle income countries MSc Global Health Masters
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 2019 China All Masters
British Council GREAT-University of Southampton – India 2019 India Various 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
Smart Nation Scholarship Singapore Applied Technology Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
British Council GREAT-University of Southampton Scholarship - Thailand 2019 Thailand Various (see webpage for details) Masters
Royal Thai Navy Thailand Engineering Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
Turkish Government Scholarship Turkey All 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.

Sports Bursaries

Our Sports and Wellbeing team offers Sports Bursaries to high level athletes of any sport who have represented their region or country competitively, or have the potential to do so whilst studying at the University of Southampton. For more information please see our Sports Bursary page.

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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