Scholarships for new international undergraduate and Master's students
£2,000 for every year of study
Eligible programmes – BA, BSc, BEng, MA, MSc, MBA
Considered automatically (no application required)
Must be an international self-funded student paying full overseas fees
The University will award scholarships of up to £2,000 per year for every year of your course* to our international applicants.**
We will automatically consider any full-fee paying international applicant that has to pay overseas fees that makes an application to the University. There is no need to fill out an additional application form and we will advise you if you have been successful when you receive an offer of a place from us so that you can begin to plan your finances.
*Excludes placement years **Applicants with refugee, asylum-seeker status or indefinite leave to remain in the UK, or those here on dependency visas will not qualify.
Scholarships to progress from Bachelor's to Master's
Eligible programmes – MA, MSc
Considered automatically (no application required)
Must have graduated from the University of Huddersfield in the last two years
Must have a minimum of 2.1 degree classification
Scholarships of £4,000 are available for students studying an undergraduate degree and wish to also study a Master’s degree at the University. To be eligible you must receive a 2.1 (upper second) on your undergraduate programme at the University of Huddersfield, be self-funded and be applying for your Master’s degree within two years of graduation from the University. You can also apply if you are studying one of our degrees off-campus. You will be considered automatically when you apply so there is no need to fill in a separate application.
Africa School of Education and Professional Development Scholarships
This scholarship is worth £2000 towards the cost of your tuition fees, in addition to the Scholarships for new international Master's students. It is available for all African students who are self-funded and have applied for a postgraduate taught course in the School of Education and Professional Development. Students will be automatically considered for this so a separate application form is not required. For more information please contact our Official Representatives in Nigeria, Wilson Kumesine on email@example.com and Tomi Orojinmi on firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: +234(0)8132263443 (Port Harcourt Office) or +234(01)4536437 (Lagos Office).
This prestigious and highly competitive award is a full scholarship covering your tuition fees and living expenses. Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK. The Chevening programme was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Chevening Scholars come from more than 150 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the Scholarships will support more than 1500 individuals. There are over 43,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university. Full information including how to apply is available at Chevening.
Chevening and University of Huddersfield Award for Latin America 2017-2019
For applicants from Latin America applying to study with us between September 2017 to September 2019 we are delighted to offer two joint Master's scholarships between the University of Huddersfield and Chevening. This prestigious and highly competitive award is a full scholarship covering your tuition fees and living expenses. Full information including how to apply is available at Chevening.
Please note that there are strict deadlines and criteria that must be met - all of this is listed in the detailed information for the scholarship that you may be interested in.
Harold Wilson Scholarship
One full tuition fee scholarship is being awarded to mark the centenary of Harold Wilson's birth.
The scholarship will be offered for a postgraduate taught (Master's) programme, which is taught in one of the participating Schools:
Art, Design and Architecture
Education and Professional Development
Human and Health Sciences
Music, Humanities and Media.
The International Office will provide a living stipend of £2,500 to the student who is awarded the scholarship.
Terms and conditions
The scholarship will be launched as part of the centenary celebrations for Harold Wilson in March 2016.
It is only available to residents of a Commonwealth country.
It will only be available to those starting a postgraduate taught (Master's) programme in the September 2016 intake.
It is only open to offer holders.
It will be merit-based, considered using academic grades and a personal statement of 500 words.
Candidates must not be in receipt of any other scholarships or financial support.
Applications will close on 31 May 2016 and the successful candidate will be notified by 15 June 2016.
The first scholarship will be awarded for the September 2016 intake.
The International Office will select the best qualified applicants, on the basis of academic grades, before asking Schools to consider based on a committee made up of International Directors and the Director of International Development.
Key facts • Full Scholarship • Must be an applicant originating from the USA
Full scholarships are available for students from the USA wishing to come and study at the University on a Master's Degree (MA, MSc, etc). More information is available at the Marshall Scholarship website.
50% reduction in tuition fees
Four scholarships available
Eligible programmes – full-time taught Master's or Bachelor Top Up in the Business School or School of Computing and Engineering
Must be an applicant originating from Myanmar
Requires a separate application to the University following receipt of an offer of a place
Available for January 2016 and September 2016
The University of Huddersfield Business School and School of Computing and Engineering are pleased to invite applications for the Myanmar Scholarship. Four 50% tuition fee scholarships are available for self-funded students undertaking a full-time taught Master’s or Bachelor Top Up starting in January 2016 or September 2016. We are looking for four exceptional students from Myanmar with outstanding academic records and who are also able to communicate, through the application process, how obtaining a Master’s or Bachelor Top Up at the University of Huddersfield Business School or School of Computing and Engineering will contribute to their own ambitions and the social or economic development of their country. All scholarship applicants must first receive an offer of a place on their chosen course.
The scholarships are to be awarded to four self-funded, full-fee paying students from Myanmar applying to study on a full-time postgraduate taught course or Bachelor Top Up at the University of Huddersfield; two students in the Business School and two at the School of Computing and Engineering.
Applicants must have already applied to the University of Huddersfield and received an offer of a place on a full-time taught Master's or Bachelor Top Up in the Business School or School of Computing and Engineering.
Applicants who are in receipt of any donor funding or government/company sponsorships will not be eligible for this scholarship.
The scholarship scheme is competitive and all applications will be considered on merit.
Applicants must demonstrate outstanding academic performance, which they are able to evidence within their course application. The University reserves the right to request further evidence where necessary.
Applicants must have a formal qualification in English language (i.e. IELTS, TOEFL or other acceptable measure) which meets the University’s and the course entry requirements. This will normally be IELTS 6.0 or an acceptable equivalent test with no lower than 5.5 in any single band.
The submission of falsified or counterfeit documents will disqualify the applicant from consideration. Personal statements which are found to be plagiarised or copied will also result in disqualification.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The decision of the awarding panel is final. We regret that we are unable to enter into correspondence relating to unsuccessful applications.
By accepting a scholarship, the applicant agrees to participate in publicity initiatives and gives consent to his/her photograph appearing in marketing literature including webpages.
Guidance for applicants
Please check the application deadline and read the notes regarding eligibility for the award.
Applicants must be a national of (and residing in) Myanmar.
Please ensure all the required paperwork is submitted as indicated under the applications procedure.
Please note that only the successful applicant will be contacted. If you have not heard from us by the notification date you may assume that your application has not been shortlisted.
To apply for this scholarship you will need:
A copy of the University offer letter indicating that you have been offered a place on a full-time Master's or Bachelor Top Up in the Business School or School of Computing and Engineering starting in January 2016 or September 2016.
A copy of your curriculum vitae.
To supply an application letter indicating why you should be awarded a scholarship. Indicate how obtaining the Master’s degree will contribute to your own ambitions and the social or economic development of your country.
A reference from your last place of study confirming that you have achieved the qualifications identified in your curriculum vitae.
The deadline for submission of September 2016 applications is 31 May 2016. Applications for September will not be considered after this date.
The successful September applicants will be notified by 1 July 2016.
Students starting in September 2016:
For students of all Schools.
An additional £2000* is available for taught Master's courses on top of the standard £2000 scholarship (*Only £1000 is available for School of Art, Design and Architecture students and only for those with First or 2:1 Bachelor degree classification).
Only available for students from Nigeria.
Applicable only to students starting their Master's studies in September 2016.
All students are eligible for an early payment discount (£500) if they pay fees in full by the deadline.
Business School students with 2:1 Bachelor degree classification are also eligible for an additional £500 discount.
The University of Huddersfield is part of the Santander Universities Global Network a network of over 1,000 universities in 20 countries across the world. Santander supports the Global University Network by funding scholarships for students to study in other parts of the world or to undertake short study trips.
Our Santander Scholarships assist the most academically able graduates from leading universities across the world to pursue degree programmes at the University of Huddersfield. Please contact the International Office with your expression of interest or for more details. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and are awarded by a University panel. Please see the Santander Scholarship Eligibility and General Regulations terms for more details.
We have three £5,000 scholarships each year for students from: Bangladesh Brazil Canada Ghana India Nigeria Pakistan Russia United States
Free tuition fees
Eligible programmes – PhD
Considered on application (must state you wish to be considered on PhD application)
Must have graduated from a University of Huddersfield degree undergraduate or masters degree programme in last 12 months
Must have a minimum of 1st degree class or distinction in masters programme
Must study PhD full-time
Free tuition is available for graduates from the University that wish to study on a research degree. You will need to have graduated with a Bachelor or Master's degree and have a minimum classification.
Vietnam Business School Scholarships
Eligible programmes – MA, MSc, LLM, MBA in the Business School
Must be an applicant originating from Vietnam
Minimum GPA of 8.0 or above
You may be eligible for a scholarship of up to £4000 towards the cost of your tuition fees if you are a self-funded Vietnamese student looking to study a taught Master’s course in the Business School. We will automatically consider you if you have achieved a GPA of 8.0 or above. For more information please contact our Official Vietnamese Representative, Le Thi Xuan on email@example.com Tel: +84 904 362 145.
Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) Scholarships
The University of Huddersfield has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Vietnam International Education Development (VIED). The agreement which comes under the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) offers scholarships to outstanding students from Vietnam who wish to undertake Bachelors, Masters or doctoral research degrees at the University of Huddersfield. The full scholarships are aimed at Vietnamese students holding international Olympiad awards, government officials, and teachers and lecturers looking to advance their qualifications. For more information on the scholarship programmes please e-mail the international office on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit VIED. If you are interested in applying for a PhD at Huddersfield, you can find more information and advice about the types of area and support we offer our PhD students.
1.1 Higher education lecturers or researchers who are working under valid employment contracts with Vietnam higher education institutions.
1.2 University graduates or post-graduates (with Master's degree) who have completed their Bachelor or Master programmes within the past 12 months, achieve good academic performance and show strong commitment to become lecturers in Vietnam higher education institutions after graduation.
Course duration and mode of delivery
Course duration: Not more than four years
Mode of delivery: Full time
Successful candidates must complete all required documentation and start their academic programmes not later than 12 months after receiving the scholarship results.
Candidate must be of good moral character and is physically healthy. Candidate must show commitment to come back to serve as lecturer at the sending Vietnam higher education institution after graduation.
Candidate is not more than 45 years old.
Candidate’s proposed field of study/ research should be related to the field of the Bachelor/ Master programs he/she had completed.
Candidate must obtain recommendation letter or official correspondence from current employer (as for Target group 1.1) or employment acceptance offer from Vietnam higher education institution (as for Target group 1.2).
Candidate must show evidence of sufficient proficiency in the language referring to the proposed research programme.
Candidate from target group 1.1 must show both Undergraduate and Graduate Degree.
Candidate from target group 1.2 must obtain excellent academic performance with overall Grade Point Average (GPA) from a college/university with at least 8.0/10.0 in their Bachelor or Master programmes. Candidate ONLY with an undergraduate degree must also have PhD acceptance letter of the foreign host institution.
Candidate from target group 1.2 must have employment acceptance letter from a Vietnam college/ university which shows after-graduation job offer as higher education lecturer. Candidate must also show declaration from parents/supervisor ensures that all his/ her responsibilities and duties with the aforementioned college/ university will be fulfilled.
Recommendation letter/ official correspondence from current employer (college/university) with full list of other recommending candidates
Notarised copies of employment contracts; social insurance certificate or payroll; or employment acceptance offer from Vietnam higher education institutions (as for Target group 1.2)
Letter of commitment of coming back to serve as higher education lecturer after graduation
CV with confirmation from current employer representative (Target group 1.1) or local People’s Committee (Target group 1.2)
Notarized copies of Bachelor/ Master Degree, as well as academic transcripts of the program. In case these documents are in foreign language, they must be translated into Vietnamese with official notarization in combination with foreign university grading scale.
Notarized copies of valid certificates show sufficient proficiency in the language referring to the proposed study programme overseas
Notarized copy of PhD acceptance letter from a foreign host university (as for University undergraduate candidates) and other programme offer letters/ scholarship letters (if applicable)
Research project description
List of published researches and/ or other publications
Other documents (awards, certificates, letter of priority entitlements, etc.)
Receipt of paid application fee
Vietnam School of Education and Professional Development Scholarships
Eligible programmes – BA(Hons) (Top-up), MA, MSc
Must be an applicant originating from Vietnam
Minimum GPA of 8.0
If you are a self-funded Vietnamese student looking to study a taught Master’s or Top Up course in the School of Education and Professional Development in September 2016, you may be eligible for a scholarship of up to £4000 towards the cost of your tuition fees. Applicants who have achieved a GPA of 8.0 or above will automatically be considered for the £4000 scholarship when you apply for your course. For more information please contact our Official Vietnamese Representative, Le Thi Xuan on email@example.com tel: +84 904 362 145.