International scholarships bursaries and awards

International scholarships, bursaries and awards

We offer a range of scholarships, bursaries and awards for students joining us in September. These provide students with financial support based on their academic achievements, personal circumstances and household income.

Explore below for more information: 

University of Winchester scholarships

Vice Chancellor's Scholarship

The international Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship is currently available for Vietnamese or Thai postgraduate taught applicants to the University of Winchester who, as part of their UK studies, contribute to the University's international strategy.

Open to: Nationals of Thailand or Vietnam only who are applying for a postgraduate taught programme.
Criteria: Applicants will be assessed based on their academic suitability and their ability to contribute towards the University's international strategy (see application form for details)
Value: 1x £5,000 per country, 5x £2,000 per country
Access agreement*: No
How to apply: Application form from international@winchester.ac.uk

Deadline: 30th June

International Taught Masters Scholarship

The International students scholarship is available to all International (non EU) students applying for a postgraduate taught programme at the University.

Open to: International Students applying for a postgraduate taught programme.
Criteria: Must have accepted an offer from the University of Winchester
Value: £1,000
Access agreement*: No
How to apply: Automatically awarded after accepting an offer.

Deadline: 31st August

International Students Scholarship

The International students scholarship is available to all International (non EU) students applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme at the University.

Open to: International Students applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme.
Criteria: Application process (see application form for details). Undergraduate applicants need to apply each year with a separate application.
Value: £1,000
Access agreement*: No
How to apply: Application form from international@winchester.ac.uk

Deadline: 30th June

MA Bursary (Overseas students) - Reconciliation and Peacebuilding

Five bursaries are available for students currently living in conflict-affected regions, or post-conflict countries, to study MA Reconciliation and Peacebuilding full-time or part-time. Applicants will be assessed based on their academic suitability and supporting evidence of their need for financial support. Awards are subject to applicants passing the standard application process.

The course is delivered via Distance Learning and there is no need for the student to relocate to Winchester.

Open to: Full-time or part-time overseas students currently living in conflict-affected regions, or post-conflict countries
Criteria: Applicants will be assessed based on their academic suitability and supporting evidence of their need for financial support.
Value: Up to £11,300
Access agreement*: No
Exclusions: Home and EU students
How to apply:Click here for more information or contact Dr Mark Owen at mark.owen@winchester.ac.uk 

Deadline: 15th July

External scholarships - Undergraduate

Below are scholarships offered by external companies or organisations. The University of Winchester is therefore not responsible for any information provided on the websites listed below. Any questions on the below scholarships should be directed to the organisation offering them.

Helena Kennedy Foundation – The HFK Award

Open to: All prospective foundation and undergraduate students who are currently attending a UK FE college or Sixth Form, and who are experiencing difficulties funding their higher education.

Criteria: Please see link below.

Exclusions: Please see link below.

Value: Maximum £1,500, along with access to free training sessions and work shadowing.

How to Apply: Visit Helena Kennedy Foundation website

Deadline: Please see link above.

 

CastleSmart Scholarship

Open to: All prospective undergraduate students.

Criteria: Applicants should create a YouTube video detailing the following points:

What course you have chosen.

Why you have chosen it.

What you expect to gain from the course.

Your plans for after the course.

Exclusions: Please see link below.

Value: £6,000 towards tuition fees

How to Apply: Visit CastleSmart website

Deadline: 15th December

External scholarships - Postgraduate

Chevening Scholarships

Open to: Prospective masters students from Chevening-eligible countries.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: Tuition fees, a monthly stipend, travel costs to and from the UK, an arrival allowance, a homeward departure allowance, one visa application, and a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK.

How to Apply: Visit Chevening website

Deadline: November

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master's and PhD study – developing Commonwealth country citizens

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students who are permanently resident in developing Commonwealth countries.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: Tuition and examination fees, a monthly stipend, travel costs to and from the UK, thesis grant (if applicable), warm clothing allowance (if applicable), study travel grant, and some specific grants for PhD Scholars and if the scholarship is at least 18 months long.

How to Apply: Visit Commonwealth Scholarships website

Deadline: See link above.

Euraxess UK

Open to: Graduate researchers from any country.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: See link below.

How to Apply: Visit British Council website

Deadline: See link above.

Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship Programme

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.

Criteria: Students who have no other means of financing their studies.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: Tuition fees and living expenses (half of the scholarship is a loan).

How to Apply: Visit AKDN website

Deadline: March

The Beit Trust Scholarships

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: Students who have already commenced their course.

Value: Tuition fees, related academic expenses, personal allowance, arrival, laptop, printing of thesis and travel costs to and from the UK.

How to Apply: Visit the Beit Trust Scholarship website

Deadline: See link above.

Great Britain-China Educational Trust

Open to: Prospective PhD students from China (including Hong Kong).

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: Students requiring funding for the first two years of a PhD, or a postgraduate taught course (e.g. masters).

Value: Up to £3,000 (commonly £1,500-£2,000)

How to Apply: Visit Great Britain-China Educational Trust website

Deadline: April

The Charles Wallace India Trust

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students (2 months to 1 year) from India.

Value: Tuition fees, accommodation, living costs and a contribution to international fares.

Open to: Final year PhD students from India.

Value: £500-£600

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

How to Apply: Visit Charles Wallace India Trust

Deadline: See link above.

The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust

Open to: Final year PhD students from Pakistan.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: £1,000

How to Apply: Visit The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust

Deadline: See link above.

Fulbright Commission – All-Disciplines (Open) Postgraduate Award

Open to: Prospective masters and PhD students from the USA (any residency except the UK).

Criteria: Candidates must demonstrable ambassadorial skills with evidence of cultural sensitivity and a genuine desire to learn more about the United Kingdom and share with British citizens aspects of American culture, and have experience and interest in a range of extracurricular and community activities, leadership potential, and a desire to further the Fulbright Programme and give back to your home country upon returning.

Exclusions: Students already resident in the UK.

Value: £12,700 outside Greater London rate (for the 2016/17 cycle, may vary year to year)

How to Apply: Visit Fulbright Commission website

Deadline: October

Marshall Scholarships

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students (1 or 2 years) from the USA.

Criteria: Candidates must demonstrate academic merit, leadership potential and ambassadorial potential.

Exclusions: You must have an undergraduate degree from a college in the USA.

Value: See link below.

How to Apply: Visit Marshall Scholarships website

Deadline: See link above.

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK – various scholarships

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Commonwealth countries.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below

Value: : See link below

How to Apply: Visit Commonwealth Scholarships website

Deadline: See link above.

 

Higher Education Scholarship Palestine (HESPAL)

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Palestinian Territories (junior academic staff at participating Palestinian universities).

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: Tuition fees, arrival allowances, thesis allowances, and a monthly allowance for living expenses.

How to Apply: Visit HESPAL website

Deadline: See link above.

 

AJA Karten Scholarship Programme

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Israel.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: See link below.

How to Apply: Visit Anglo Jewish Association website

Deadline: See link above.

 

Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from any country (various bursaries).

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below

Value: £500 per bursary

How to Apply: Visit Postgrad website

Deadline: September

 

The Anglo-Danish Society

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students (6 months) from Denmark.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: £1,500 minimum

How to Apply: Visit Anglo-Danish website

Deadline: March

 

Tan Kah Kee Postgraduate Scholarship

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Singapore.

Criteria: Candidates must have an outstanding academic record (a good Honours Degree or equivalent), a record of sustained commitment to serving the community, and be effectively bilingual.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: $10,000

Deadline: May

Tan Ean Kiam Postgraduate Scholarship in the Humanities

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Singapore.

Criteria: Candidates must have an outstanding academic record (a good Honours Degree or equivalent), a record of sustained commitment to serving the community, and be effectively bilingual.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: $10,000

Deadline: May

How to Apply: Visit Tan Kah Kee website

Open Society Foundation – Civil Society Scholar Awards

Open to: PhD students from Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Haiti, Kosovo, Laos, Libya, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Yemen.

Criteria: PhD students who are looking to conduct short-term, international academic projects (2-9 months), such as fieldwork (data collection), research visits to libraries, archives, or universities, course/curriculum development, and international research collaborations leading to peer-reviewed publication.

Exclusions: Ineligible fields include business administration, management training, computer science, finance/banking, marketing, engineering, hard sciences (physics, biology, chemistry, etc.), mathematics, medical sciences, or teaching English as a foreign language/language instruction.

Value: $10,000

How to Apply: Visit Open Society Foundations website

Deadline: See link above.

Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Turkey.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: Tuition fees, living expenses, visa-passport, educational materials, travel, study visit, registration to local authorities, and health and insurance.

How to Apply: Visit Jean Monnet website

Deadline: See link above.

Sir Arthur Sims Travelling Scholarship

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from Australia.

Criteria: See link below.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: Up to $20,000 for maximum 3 years (value may vary)

How to Apply: Visit University of Melbourne website 

Deadline: June

The Beinecke Scholarship

Open to: Prospective postgraduate students from the USA.

Criteria: Students wishing to pursue a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Exclusions: See link below.

Value: $4,000 immediately, $30,000 spread out over maximum 5 years

How to Apply: Visit The Beinecke Scholarship

Deadline: February