Top 5 Scholarships for International Students to study in the UK


Pushpinder Bhatia
Alumni Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK

Top 5 Scholarships for International Students to study in the UK

Studying in any international country can be quite expensive including institution charges and living costs wherein a scholarship can make a big difference in your education. Speaking of UK, itis a great opportunity to get some of the best higher education in the world.
However, this kind of quality usually does not come cheap and most international students usually need some form of financial aid to cover all or part of their study and living costs in the UK. The UK Government and UK Universities offer a large number of scholarships for international students.
Here are some of the renowned scholarships awarded every year for international students who want to study in the United Kingdom.
1. The Chevening Scholarships
The Chevening Scholarship is an international scholarship scheme which enables students with leadership qualities from over 170 countries and territories to undertake a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Funding for the scheme comes from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and its partner organizations. There are around 1500 scholarships available each year. To know more click
2. Commonwealth Masters Scholarships
The Commonwealth Scholarship
 Commission in the UK (CSC) awards scholarships and fellowships for those who want to pursue a Master’s or PhD at a UK university. The scholarships are offered each year to students coming from the Commonwealth countries. Candidates are selected based on their previous academic history and their potential to aid in developing a better life for citizens of their home countries. Each scholarship provides airfare to and from United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, personal maintaining allowance, thesis grant (if applicable), and initial arrival allowance, among others. To know more click
3. Gates Cambridge Scholarships
The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are offered to support outstanding graduate students from all around the world to study at the University of Cambridge. Applicants from any country other than the United Kingdom are eligible to apply and they must apply to pursue either a PhD, MSc, MLitt, MPhil, LLM, MRes, or MASt degree at the university. To know more click
4. Clarendon Scholarships
The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford, offering around 140 new scholarships every year. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at graduate level at the University of Oxford.Scholars on a full-time course receive a generous annual grant for living costs. To know more click
5. Rhodes Scholarships
The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional all-round students at the University of Oxford.Subject to limited restrictions, Rhodes Scholars may study any full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford.A class of 95 Scholars is selected each year. To know more click
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