Thursday, October 17, 2013

Do you want to study in the UK for free

Do you want to study in the UK for free? The British Government and UK Universities provide a large number of scholarships for international students who wants to study in United Kingdom. To help you,
i prepared a list of top UK Scholarships for international students.

Top 25 Scholarships in UK for International Students

UK Government Scholarships
Chevening Scholarships
The Chevening UK Scholarships is the flagship scholarship scheme of the
British Government. Every year,  1000 scholarships are given to
exceptional international students who wants undertake postgraduate
study at UK Universities.

Commonwealth Scholarships
The Commonwealth Scholarships are targeted to students from developing
Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue Master’s, PhD, and split-site
(PhD) study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK
Department for International Development (DFID).

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
The Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from DFID), and UK
universities, to support scholarships for students from developing
Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue postgraduate studies at UK
Universities towards the development of their home countries.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are full-cost awards for graduate study and
research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.  The
scholarships are open to all international students from all over the
world.  A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying
at Cambridge namely: university fees, maintenance allowances, airfare,
and some dependant’s allowance.  About 100 new Gates Scholars are
awarded annually.

Rhodes Scholarships at University of Oxford
Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the
oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship
program in the world.   The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards
that supports exceptional international students from selected countries
at the University of Oxford.   A Rhodes Scholarship covers all
university fees, personal stipend, health insurance, and airfare to and
from the student’s home country.  A class of 83 Scholars are selected
each year.

Cardiff University Scholarships for International Students
In recognition of the outstanding talent of many international students,
Cardiff University offers a highly prestigious International Scholarship
Fund designed to attract and reward the brightest students.  There is a
wide range of distinct scholarships available annually, at all academic
levels:  Undergraduate (3 scholarships), Postgraduate Taught – Masters
(6 scholarships), and Postgraduate Research – PhD (not specified).  The
scholarships will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the studies.

University of Birmingham Scholarships for International Students
The University of Birmingham is offering 18 individual scholarships for
international candidates commencing a one year Masters programme.  The
scholarships are worth £10,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for
a one year masters course. These awards are for tuition fees only and
cannot be used for maintenance/living costs.

London Metropolitan International Scholarships
(UK)*London Metropolitan University offers merit-based postgraduate
scholarships to outstanding international students who wants to pursue a
Master’s Degree at the University. The scholarship programme provides
full and partial tuition fee financial support.

Bristol University International Office Scholarships
The University of Bristol is offering ten International Office
Scholarships for new international students who wish to pursue an
undergraduate or postgraduate degrees at the University.  The
scholarships are worth £8,500 which can go towards your tuition fee.

University of West England International Ambassador Scholarships
The International Ambassador Scholarship recognises and provides
financial support for outstanding students who wish to pursue a full
time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at University of West England.
The scholars will act as international ambassadors for the University of
West London.  Up to 100 scholarships are worth up to £5,000 ($7,500 USD)
which can go toward tuition fees.

Sheffield Hallam University Transform Together Scholarships for Non-EU
Transform Together scholarships are open to students from any non-EU
country applying to study full time postgraduate or undergraduate
programme at Sheffield Hallam University.  The scholarships are
specially targeted to international students who want to represent the
international student body at Sheffield Hallam University.  The
scholarships include a one-year full tuition fee waiver for full-time
taught postgraduate courses and 50% tuition fee discount for each year
of an undergraduate course (subject to successful progression)

University of Westminster International Scholarships
University of Westminster awards scholarships to eligible students from
any developing country who wish to study in the UK and pursue a
full-time Masters degree in any field of study at the University of
Westminster.  The scholarship awards full tuition fee waivers,
accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Developing Solutions Scholarships at University of Nottingham
The Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international
students from Africa, India or one of the developing countries of the
Commonwealth who want to study a Masters Degree at the University of
Nottingham and make a difference to the development of their home
country. Each year,  105 scholarships  are awarded– 30 scholarships will
cover the full tuition fee while 75 will cover 50% of the tuition fee.

Edinburgh Global Development Academy Scholarships
The University of Edinburgh offers Masters Scholarships for
international students from least developing countries as for eligible
Master’s programmes offered by the University.  There will be 2 Master’s
scholarships covering the overseas rate of tuition fee for students from
less developed countries.

University of Bradford Scholarships for Developing Countries in Crisis
The University of Bradford Countries in Crisis Scholarships are intended
to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are
domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political
situation, war, natural disaster etc.   Each scholarship is worth
approximately £20,000 which includes full tuition fees and
accommodation plus £2000 per annum living costs.

International Development Scholarships of University of East London
The University of East London International Development Scholarship in
association with International Students House (ISH) is a combined
tuition fee, residential and maintenance scholarship offered to an
international student from selected developing countries who intends to
make a positive contribution to the development of their home country as
result of completing the MSc NGO and Development Management Programme,
who would otherwise be unable to pursue the Programme for financial reasons.

University of East Anglia Development Scholarships
The University of East Anglia is offering partial and full scholarships
for students from developing/low-income countries. The scholarships are
for Bachelors or Masters Degree in International development courses
offered by the School of International Development.   Multiple
International Development Scholarships worth £1,000 fees awards and One
(1) International Development Full Fees Scholarship are offered to
international taught applicants on the basis of academic excellence and
their personal statement.