Applying for university abroad can be financially difficult at times, luckily there are scholarship for international students that help fund your education. Make sure to check before applying for any universities that they offer some sort of support for pupils with exceptional grades or unusual circumstances.
There is a lot of competition among the top providers that take into consideration your academic history seriously. Scholarships vary between universities and not all university offer them. The amount of funding that you can receive is also dependent on where you apply. However, the UK government offers global scholarship programmes specifically made for international students to help with their funding.
Chevening Scholarship and Commonwealth are 2 types of government run scholarship. The Chevening scholarship (funded by the Commonwealth Office and partnered organisations) are awarded to students planning their one-year master’s degree in the UK and have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields.
You can only apply if you come from one of the 150 Chevening-eligible countries around the world. Most Cheving scholarship covers an individuals living allowance, tuition fees and an economy class return airfare to the UK.
The Commonwealth Scholarship is similar to the Chevening scholarship in terms of only student who are planning to study their masters in the the UK can apply for the programme. The main difference is that only Commonwealth – eligible countries can apply for it. Make sure to check if your country is supported before applying.
Getting a university qualification at a UK university is a great opportunity to expand your career prospect. Most large companies expect their employees to be able to speak English and it broadens your work opportunities to travelling worldwide
Here is a list of some universities that offer scholarships:
If you are planning on applying to any of these universities, we can help you with your application contact us at Study Britannia.