The following sources of funding are available to students from outside the EU who wish to study in the UK:
You should also contact the British Council for details of its scholarship schemes.
Remember that partner awards (including Chevening awards) are not administered by Kingston University so please do not use our application form.
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year masters degree.
Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields; including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia. Applicants should be high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. Chevening Scholars come from more than 110 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU). There are more than 41,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.
Exact dates will be available on the country pages of www.chevening.org.
How to apply for a Chevening Scholarship
For information on applying for a Chevening Scholarship, sign up now for alerts at www.chevening.org and read the guidance for applicants at www.chevening.org/apply. Full information about deadlines and priority subjects for countries which offer Chevening Scholarships will be available on the country pages of www.chevening.org.
Please note: Chevening Scholarships are no longer administered by the British Council.
British Marshall Scholarships help finance Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the UK. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office funds them. Up to 40 scholarships are awarded each year.
The scholarships are for study at any UK university. They cover two years of study in any discipline at either undergraduate or postgraduate level, including:
For further information, contact:
For information on the British Consulate General in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco, please visit www.britainusa.com/ny.
Each year the British Government makes around 500 awards to applicants form Commonwealth countries as its contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan. These awards can cover:
There are also opportunities for distance learning courses and split-site schemes (in which part of a doctoral degree is carried out in the UK).
All awards are made strictly on the basis of academic merit. There are no prescribed subjects but applicants from developing Commonwealth countries must make a strong case for the development impact of their proposed course of study.
The Fulbright Programme aims to promote cultural understanding with the US and other countries. It offers:
There are approximately 20 awards available each year for US citizens to study in the UK.
For further information contact: