University of Cumbria International Scholarships
British Council GREAT Scholarships
Are you considering a postgraduate degree in the UK? If so, a GREAT scholarship could be for you!
GREAT Scholarships are jointly funded by the University of Cumbria with the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council.
We are offering £11,000 towards tuition fees for students from specific countries enrolling in select Master's courses for the 2022/23 academic year.
Choose your course to discover the scholarship for you:
EU Transition Scholarship
Our EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students wishing to study with us full-time in the academic year 2022/23 and 2023/24. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September 2022 and July 2024, you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees.
The value of the bursary brings your tuition fees in line with that of UK students and will be automatically applied for all eligible EU students.
Cumbria Global Scholarships
We are currently finalising additional international scholarships and bursaries packages for 2022/23 for International and EU students. News of any other agreed awards will be announced shortly.
Other International Scholarships & Bursaries
The Chevening Scholarships are international scholarships funded by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office that enable foreign students with leadership qualities to study at universities in the UK.
These scholarships are fully funded and allow outstanding and emerging leaders to undertake ANY 1 year Masters course at ANY UK university.
Who can apply?
To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:
- be a citizen of a designated Chevening country or territory.
- already have an undergraduate degree equivalent to a first or upper second class honours degree in the UK.
- have at least two years of work experience and
- return to your country of citizenship for at least two years after the completion of your Master's degree.
Find out more about eligibility, here.
What does the scholarship cover?
Chevening Scholarships cover your tuition fees, economy class travel to and from your country of residence, a monthly living allowance, and more.
Visit the Chevening Scholarships website for further details on funding, here.
Application Process and Guidance
To meet the Chevening eligibility criteria you must apply to three different (eligible) Master's courses and have received an Unconditional Offer before 14th July 2022.
The courses must:
- Be full-time.
- Start in the autumn term (i.e. September or October).
- Be taught Master's (non-research based).
- Lead to a Master's degree.
- Be a 1-year course.
It is recommended that you apply for three similar, but separate courses. Find out more details, here.
Chevening applications for September/October 2022 Master's courses open 3rd August 2021 and close 2nd November 2021.
Full details on the application timeline can be found here.
CBTI Churches Together Hardship Fund
The CTBI Hardship Fund was set up in 1990 by the former Churches Commission for International Students, who are facing unexpected financial problems during the final stages of their course. Grants are typically up to £1,000 and are administered based on the basis of agreed criteria.
Decisions on grants are made three times a year.
- If you are finishing in April-June, you need to apply by mid-December
- If you are finishing in August-November, you need to apply by mid-April
- If you are finishing in December-March, you need to apply by October
For further information and details of how to apply please follow this link: CBTI Hardship Fund
The Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme is open for lecturers at Indonesian universities and administrative staff at DIKTI and Indonesian state universities, to undertake postgraduate study at many leading universities in the United Kingdom. The programme will fund up to 750 academics to come and study in the UK over the next five years. All academic subjects are eligible for full funding under the DIKTI programme.
Goa Education Trust (GET) Scholarships
The Goa Education Trust (GET) scholarship is offered to selected Indian students annually for pursuing a Master's in the UK. Initially conceptualised for Goans, the scholarship has now been opened up to all Indian students applying for any Master's programme in any UK university.
Snowdon Master's Scholarship
The Snowdon Master’s Scholarship has been designed to identify and accelerate talented disabled students through higher education, creating the influencers of the future. The scholarship includes fee funding up to £15,000 p.a. for a one or two-year UK Master's course and most scholarships include a further allowance towards studying costs.
The scholarship is available to UK and international students.
Details are the application dates for 2022 intake will be listed as soon as they are available.
For full details and to apply for this exciting opportunity, visit the Snowdon Trust website.