Postgraduate Scholarships

Swansea University International Scholarships

The International Development Office (IDO) welcomes applications for its international scholarships from the following countries listed below. If your country is not represented, please contact the International Development Office.

America Bahrain Botswana Brazil Canada
Chile China Colombia Cyprus Ecuador
Egypt Ghana Greece  Hong Kong India
Indonesia Iran Iraq Italy Japan
Jordan Kenya Kuwait Lebanon Malaysia
Mexico Nigeria Norway
Oman Palestine
Peru Poland Qatar Saudi Arabia South Africa
South Korea Spain Syria Taiwan Thailand
Turkey United Arab Emirates Zambia  Zimbabwe   

International Postgraduate Scholarships

Eira Davies Scholarship

The Eira Francis Davies Scholarship is a full tuition fee scholarship, and will be awarded to female students ordinarily resident in a developing country as listed* who are admitted to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate course within the College of Human and Health Sciences. 

International Postgraduate Alumni Awards

The scheme is open to all International Swansea Alumni candidates applying for a Taught Master’s or Research degree in any subject area.

The definition of ‘alumni’ is candidates who have successfully completed a ‘full’ degree programme at Swansea University and includes students who have qualified with a Bachelor degree applying for a Taught Master’s programme and Taught Masters’ students applying for MPhil/PhD. 

Santander Scholarship

Swansea University is proud to be part of the Santander Network of Universities and grateful to Santander for the provision of these scholarships.

Each Santander scholarship is to the value of £5,000, towards tuition fee costs and cannot be used towards living costs. 

Commonwealth Scholarship

Commonwealth Scholarship

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) awards over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year.

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree at universities across the UK.

International and EU Scholarships

Erasmus+ Master Loans

Erasmus+ Master Loans allow students to apply for financial support for their master's studies abroad. Loans are offered by participating banks and student loan agencies on favourable conditions to mobile students, including better than market interest rates and up to two years to allow graduates to get into a job before beginning repayment. You can find more information about the Erasmus + Master Loans at http://ec.europa.eu/education/opportunities/higher-education/masters-loans_en.htm 

Fulbright Commission

The Fulbright Awards Programme is the only organisation that offers scholarships to incoming American students for academic work in any subject, at any accredited UK university.

American Association of University Women

The largest source of funding for graduate women in the US. 

Canadian Centennial Scholarships Fund

The Canadian Centennial Scholarships Fund is open to applications from all Canadian graduate students studying for full-time, multi-year graduate programmes in the UK.