The University of South Wales offers a range of generous scholarships for self-funding international students. You will be automatically considered for one of these awards when we receive your application. You do not need to make a separate application and confirmation of the scholarship will be included in your offer letter.
All scholarships are applied for every year of study at the University.
You will receive confirmation of any scholarship award with your offer letter. Applicants must pay the minimum deposit stipulated in the offer letter by the date stated on the Acceptance Form in order to secure their scholarship.
The scholarships do not apply to English language courses or placement years. Students sponsored by their government or by a company are not eligible for the scholarships.
International Office Scholarships worth up to £2,000 are available for students who are self-funding their studies.
You will be automatically be considered for one of these awards when we receive your application.
Undergraduate (including top-ups): up to £1,500
Postgraduate: up to £2,000
There are a number of countries which qualify for the Chancellors International Development Scholarship. Please click below to read more about this scholarship.
International Development Scholarships of £2,500 are available for students from the following regions, for undergraduate and postgraduate courses:
Please visit our Chancellors International Development Scholarship page to see if you are eligible to receive this scholarship.
This scholarship replaces the standard undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships. Higher National Diploma students and Foundation Degree students are not eligible for the Chancellor’s International Development Scholarship.
*From September 2021
Students eligible for the Chancellor’s Development Scholarship may be considered for a scholarship of £3,750 for this particular undergraduate programme. Standard scholarship terms and conditions described above apply.
You will be automatically considered for a scholarship when you make your application. You do not need to make a separate scholarship application. You will receive confirmation of a scholarship with your offer letter.
Scholarships and discounts do not apply to sponsored students or those studying a placement year or English language programmes.
Scholarships may be withdrawn if conditions of the scholarships are not adhered to.
Our Undergraduate and Postgraduate EU Scholarship scheme offers a scholarship on the international tuition fees for EU students joining us in academic year 2021-22.
All EU students will qualify for this award and the scholarship awarded will ensure that the tuition fees paid do not exceed the amount being paid by Home students for the duration of study
Self-funding USW international graduates who have successfully completed a top-up degree or any other undergraduate degree involving a minimum of one academic year of on campus studies could be eligible for a Progression Fee Discount of £6,000.
You will be automatically considered for one of these awards if you have graduated or are due to graduate from a USW Bachelor award when we receive your application. You do not need to make a separate application and confirmation of the fee discount will be included in your offer letter.
Applicants must pay the minimum deposit stipulated in the offer letter by the date stated on the offer letter in order to secure their scholarship.
In order to be eligible for the discount, applicants must progress onto one of the next two available intakes of the Masters award after graduation, i.e September or February.
Applicants sponsored by a government, company or any third party organisation are not eligible for the discount.
The Early Bird Discount is not available to applicants in receipt of the Progression Fee Discount and the discount would replace the standard International scholarship.
Discounts may be withdrawn if conditions of the discounts are not adhered to.
Chevening Scholars come from more than 150 countries and territories worldwide (excluding US and EU) and there are over 44,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.
Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree at universities across the UK.
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations. The programme awards scholarships to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study one year postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.
We are pleased to accept applications for the following Chevening Awards:
Please visit the Chevening website for the application timeline.
All Chevening Awards cover tuition fees and living costs for a one year postgraduate course.
Chevening Scholarships are for talented professionals 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 Scholarships are available to students from more than 150 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU).
All one year postgraduate courses are eligible however the course and field of study should relate to your current or future career goals. You should also visit the Chevening website to check which subject areas are a priority for your country.
You are encouraged to apply for your chosen courses of study before or at the same time as applying for a Chevening Scholarship. Acceptance onto a course at a UK university is considered an asset by the Chevening selection committee at any stage of the selection process. View our courses and apply for your place at USW.
Please visit the Chevening website for further details about eligibility criteria. Please refer to the guidance on the website before applying, including the frequently asked questions. You should also refer to the apply web page on the Chevening website which contain guidance for applicants from your country, including priority subject areas.
If you are looking to find out more from those students who have been awarded a Chevening scholarship in the past, here are some profiles here:
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The Commonwealth Scholarships is an international programme under which member Commonwealth governments offer scholarships to citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. Nearly 30,000 individuals have benefited from Commonwealth Scholarships since the programme began in 1959. Around 900 scholarships are awarded in the UK each year.
Alumni of Commonwealth Scholarships form a community with wide interests and high achievements. The vast majority of award holders have returned to make a significant contribution to their home countries, in many cases at the highest level, making the award scheme one of the largest and most prestigious in the world.
A Commonwealth scholarship includes airfare from your home country to the UK, full tuition fees and living costs, thesis grant and warm clothing allowance for your course at USW.
Applicants must be citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. Select your country on their website for more information.
All subject areas are eligible, although the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate the strongest relevance to development.
You are encouraged to apply for your chosen courses of study before or at the same time as applying for a Commonwealth Scholarship. You can apply for your place at USW here.
Please visit the Commonwealth Scholarship website for further details about when you can apply, eligibility criteria and how to apply for these awards.
In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, University of South Wales is offering 2 scholarships to students in Pakistan applying for postgraduate courses in computing, engineering, science, life sciences, education and creative industries.
The GREAT Scholarship of £10,000 is jointly provided by the University of South Wales and British Council.
This scholarship replaces the standard postgraduate scholarships and application deadline is Thursday 14th May 2021 (5pm UK time).
If you are eligible, you will be automatically considered for a scholarship on the basis of your standard application to USW and the supporting evidence that you provide such as your statement of purpose. You do not need to make a separate scholarship application for the GREAT scholarship. If you are selected for the GREAT scholarship, we will contact you to let you know. We anticipate that this will be towards the end of May 2021, depending on the volume of eligible applications received.
Scholarships and discounts do not apply to sponsored students or those studying a placement year or English language programmes. Scholarships may be withdrawn if conditions of the scholarships are not adhered to.
Please note that applicants must be passport holders of Pakistan.
For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2021, please visit Study UK and the British Council website in Pakistan.