Scholarships for Studying in UK 2011

Scholarships for Studying in UK 2011

How to Find UK Scholarships for International Students?

This is the most common question we receive from thousands of international students who planning to study in UK. The education in UK is expensive but many international scholarships and financial aid grants from various private and government organizations help students in achieving their career goals.

Studying in the UK continues to offer good value for money for international students – the quality of teaching is high, as is the international status of UK qualifications.

There are many different schemes operating in different countries and it is essential that you thoroughly explore all the options while still in your home country. Your first point of contact for information should be your education ministry as they will have details of scholarship opportunities for students wishing to study overseas, and will be able to advise you on your own governments conditions for studying abroad. The British Council will also be able to offer you advice, as will your own higher education institution. If there is no local British Council office you could contact your nearest British Embassy or High Commission.

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Various universities publish scholarships for studying in UK on, which can be found in our UK Scholarship section.

However the major resources for more information about scholarships for Postgraduate Studies in the UK are British Council and British Chevening Scholarships.

British Council Website:

British Chevening Scholarships Scheme
This presitigious award could help fund your studies and introduce you to an influential global alumni. Find out more about becoming a Chevening scholar. chevening scholarship logo

Here we are providing you a list of recently announced scholarships available for students. I Hope this will help in finding right scholarship for you. Please post your comment below if you are searching scholarship.

Overseas Scholarships for Computer Science Postgraduate Programmes at Heriot Watt University, UK
Employer: Heriot Watt University
Study Subject: Computer Science or Information Technology
Eligibility: Postgraduate
Scholarship Description: Open to all new overseas applicants who have accepted a (un)conditional offer of a place on a full-time taught postgraduate programme in Computer Science or Information Technology for the academic year 2011-2012.
Scholarship Application Deadline:31 May 2011

10 ESRC Doctoral Training Studentships at University of London, UK
Employer: ESRC
Study Subject: Social Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Media and Communications, Politics, Psychology, Sociology
Eligibility: Doctoral
Scholarship Description: Students interested in applying to this interdisciplinary collaborative venture will need to apply to the relevant disciplinary pathway.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 3 May 2011

International PhD Scholarship at Lancashire Law School, UK
Employer: Lancashire Law School
Study Subject: Law
Eligibility: PhD
Scholarship Description: The University of Central Lancashire Funding International PhD Scholarship in EU Mediterranean Partnership: how effective in promoting political and legal change in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia 2011, UK

Scholarship Application Deadline:13 May 2011

Studentship in Science Communication and Promotion of High-Energy Physics, UK
Employer: Open University
Study Subject: science communication and Promotion of High-Energy Physics
Eligibility: Research
Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for a fully-funded three-year studentship in the field of science communication, specifically to study the promotion of the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern).
Scholarship Application Deadline:15 April 2011

2011 UEA International Student Scholarships at University of East Anglia, UK
Employer: University of East Anglia
Study Subject: Courses offered by University of East Anglia
Eligibility: Bachelor and PhD , Masters
Scholarship Description: The University of East Anglia awards over £1,000,000 of scholarships each year to support international students in their studies. The awards are made by individual Schools of Study in the University. All international students (outside the European Union) are considered for a scholarship of between 10% and 50% of tuition fees.
Scholarship Application Deadline: April or May each year

Business School International Undergraduate Management Distinction Scholarships, UK
Employer: University of Exeter
Study Subject: Business and management
Eligibility :Undergraduate
Scholarship Description:The Business School is offering a number of Scholarships for academic distinction to students applying for our undergraduate management programmes. Ten awards of £2,000 are available and will be awarded to new student applicants on the basis of academic merit.
Scholarship Application Deadline:30th April 2011

2011 PhD Research Studentships at Loughborough University, UK
Employer: Loughborough University
Study Subject: Sustainable Supply Chains and Organisational Resilience
Eligibility : PhD
Scholarship Description: Based on its excellent Research Assessment Exercise results in 2009, the School of Business and Economics is opening a new multidisciplinary research centre, The Centre for Organisational Resilience, and is seeking to recruit three research students to join the Centre’s vibrant postgraduate community.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April 2011

Ma Kam Ming MSc Scholarships at Bradford University School of Management, UK
Employer: Bradford University School of Management
Study Subject: Management
Scholarship Description: For entry in September 2011, the School of Management is offering up to four scholarships for full-time postgraduate study leading to the degree of MSc, at the School. These awards are designated the Ma Kam Ming Scholarships, in honour of his family’s generous benefaction.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 July 2011.

2012-2013 The Kufuor Postgraduate Scholarship for Ghanaian Students at Exeter College, Oxford, UK
Employer: Exeter College, Oxford
Study Subject: Courses offered by Exeter College, Oxford
Eligibility: Postgraduate
Scholarship Description: Following a generous gift made by the Kufuor Biographical Project to celebrate the leadership of President Kufuor in Ghana and to mark Ghana’s 50th Independence Anniversary, Exeter College is offering the Kufuor Scholarships (linked to a Clarendon Award) for a top Ghanaian student who wishes to undertake a graduate degree at Exeter College, University of Oxford.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications will reopen in September 2011 for 2012-13 entry

2011-2012 Executive MBA Scholarships at Nottingham Business School, UK
Industry Employer: Nottingham Business School
Study Subject: Executive MBA
Eligibility: Master’s
Scholarship Description: Nottingham Business School will be offering either one full scholarship of £14,800 or two part scholarships of £7,400, depending on applications and the judgement of the panel. The competitive scholarships are available to UK, EU and international students who have been offered a place to study on Nottingham Business School’s Executive Masters of Business Administration 2011 / 12 entry
Scholarship Application Deadline: 21 October 2011.

Humanities Postgraduate Alumni Scholarship at University of Exeter, UK
Employer: University of Exeter
Study Subject: Humanities
Eligibility: Postgraduate
Scholarship Description:University of Exeter undergraduate alumni wishing to study for a Masters degree within the College of Humanities can benefit from a £1,000 scholarship towards tuition fees. In order to be eligible for the award, in addition to any other programme entry requirements, you must obtain a minimum of 2.1 undergraduate degree.
Scholarship Application Deadline:31st August 2011

EADS Technology Masters Scholarship Awards 2011, UK
Employer: Royal Aeronautical Society’s
Study Subject:Aerospace, space or systems field.
Eligibility: Masters
Scholarship Description:We are very pleased to announce that the EADS Technology Masters’ Awards will be administered again through the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Centennial Scholarship scheme in 2011.This is an exciting opportunity to gain support for your postgraduate studies and valuable work experience from one of the world’s leading aerospace companies and will provide a valuable foundation for your career in aerospace engineering
Scholarship Application Deadline:27 May 2011.

MA Writing, Nature and Place Dean’s Scholarships at University of Exeter, UK
Employer: University of Exeter
Study Subject:Writing, Nature and Place
Eligibility: Masters
Scholarship Description:We are pleased to offer 3 scholarships worth £1,000 each for applicants demonstrating excellent writing skills for our MA Writing, Nature and Place at our Cornwall Campus, starting this October.
Scholarship Application Deadline:1st May 2011

Taught Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Nottingham, UK
Employer: University of Nottingham
Study Subject:MA Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights , Public Policy ,Masters in Public Administration ,International Social Policy
Scholarship Description:The School of Sociology and Social Policy is a vibrant, diverse and exciting centre for social science teaching and research. The School’s commitment to teaching and research that has an impact on society is reflected in the launch of these exciting Making a difference scholarships.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Closing date for overseas awards: Friday 1 April 2011 ,Closing date for home/EU awards: Friday 3 June 2011

2011 Jim Gatheral Scholarship for International Students at University of Glasgow, UK
Employer: University of Glasgow
Study Subject: Mathematical modelling
Eligibility: PhD
Scholarship Description: The 2011 round of the Jim Gatheral Scholarship is now open to applications. The University of Glasgow is delighted to present the Jim Gatheral Scholarship, a postgraduate travel award intended to enhance a doctoral student’s experience of mathematical modeling, to provide funding to allow the award holder to undertake a placement lasting between two months and one year at a centre of advanced study preferably outwith the UK in order to enrich and further their academic experience and research achievements
Scholarship Application Deadline: 2 May 2011

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