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International student scholarships

Our scholarships are designed to reward excellence in all its forms, giving you additional support while you're studying with us. We offer a wide range of scholarships to our International postgraduate students. We have also partnered with certain institutions around the world to help make studying at a postgraduate level in the UK more accessible. If you are an EU student, please visit our UK/EU scholarship webpages.

September-start scholarships

Scholarship title and link to full details Short eligibility criteria (see scholarship for full details) Value Application process
Academic Excellence Scholarship A minimum of 65% in your Bachelor's degree, or an upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent £3,500 tuition fee reduction Automatically assessed
BU Commonwealth Shared Scholarship (External Scholarship) Applicants for MSc Public Health, LLM Public International Law or MSc Tourism Management who are resident in developing Commonwealth countries Full tuition fee waiver, return airfare to the UK, and other allowances Apply direct to the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme by 1 April 2017
Chevening Scholarship (External Scholarship) Full-time applicants for an postgraduate taught course who are a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of application and who intends to return there at the end of study A tuition fee waiver plus other allowances Apply online - the deadlines are country specific but the application window is usually August each year for September entry in the following year
BU/Chevening Joint Scholarship Full-time applicants for MSc Cyber Security & Human Factors and MA International Political Communication who are a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of application and who intends to return there at the end of study A tuition fee waiver plus other allowances Apply online - the deadlines are country specific but the application window is usually August each year for September entry in the following year
Reham al-Farra International Scholarship in Journalism Applicants for MA Multimedia Journalism £3,000 tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
International Partnership Scholarship: CUC (The Media School) Applicants studying at Communication University of China (CUC) £2,000 tuition fee reduction Automatically assessed
Faculty of Management Executive Dean's Scholarship (BU Business School) Full-time applicants for a BU Business School Master's degree 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
Faculty of Management Executive Dean's ASEAN Scholarship Full-time applicants Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Brunei Darussalam 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
Faculty of Management Executive Dean's MBA Scholarship Applicants for the MBA 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
Executive Dean's Scholarship - Faculty of Management (Department of Tourism and Hospitality) Full-time applicants for a Tourism and Hospitality Master’s degree 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
Executive Dean’s Scholarship - Faculty of Science & Technology Full-time applicants for a Faculty of Science & Technology Master’s degree 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
Executive Dean's Scholarship - Faculty of Media & Communication Full-time applicants for a postgraduate Media course 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
Executive Dean’s Scholarship – Faculty of Health & Social Sciences Applicants for a Faculty of Health & Social Sciences postgraduate course 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 31 May 2017
MSc Public Health Scholarship Applicants for MSc Public Health 25% tuition fee reduction Automatically assessed
Colombia Partnership Scholarship Full-tine applicants resident in Colombia currently studying at EAFIT, Escuela de Ingenieria de Antioquia (EIA), Universidad del Rosario or Universidad de La Sabana 20% tuition fee reduction Automatically assessed
BU Music Scholarships

Able to demonstrate that you are a talented musician or vocalist and that you have been involved in ensemble activity

£1,150 (major award) or £450 (minor award) Apply online by 31 August 2017
BU Sport Scholarship High performing sportspeople with the desire to continue to develop £500 to £5,000 Apply online by 31 August 2017

January-start scholarships

The following scholarships are available if you are starting your course in January:

Scholarship title and link to full details Short eligibility criteria (see scholarship for full details) Value Application process
Academic Excellence Scholarship A minimum of 65% in your Bachelor's degree, or an upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent £3,500 tuition fee reduction Automatically assessed
Faculty of Management Executive Dean's Scholarship (BU Business School)

Full-time applicants for a BU Business School Master's degree

50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 18 November 2017
Faculty of Management Executive Dean's ASEAN Scholarship Full-time applicants from Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Brunei Darussalam 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 18 November 2017
Executive Dean's Scholarship - Faculty of Management (Department of Tourism and Hospitality) Any applicant for a full-time Tourism and Hospitality Master’s degree 50% tuition fee reduction Apply online by 18 November 2017
BU Music Scholarships Able to demonstrate that you are a talented musician or vocalist and that you have been involved in ensemble activity £1,150 (major award) or £450 (minor award) Apply online by 30 November 2017
BU Sport Scholarship High performing sportspeople with the desire to continue to develop £500 to £5,000 Apply online by 30 November 2017