External research funds and sponsorship

There are many organisations which provide support to students and sponsor their postgraduate research. Many of these funds are open to students from non-EU countries. Please get in touch with these organisations directly to find out more about their funding opportunities.

UK-India Education and Research Initiative - UKREI

This is a major government funding initiative supported by the DfES, FCO and OSI to promote sustainable links between the UK and India in Education and Research. As part of the funds made available for Higher Education and Research, the UKIERI make a number Research Fellowships for overseas students.

British Chevening Scholarships

These scholarships are prestigious awards funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office given to students for study in any subject area but preference is given to postgraduate students or those with an established career.

Commonwealth Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships for Commonwealth students administered by the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Fulbright student scholarships

Applicants from the United States can apply to the US-UK Fulbright Commission for a Fulbright Award.

British Marshall Scholarships

Scholarships for high calibers graduate students from the US to study in the UK.

Henry Lester Trust

Awards given to Chinese (including Hong Kong) studying for a PhD.

British Federation of Women Graduates

Scholarships available for postgraduate research women.

Croucher Foundation

Scholarships to Hong Kong born students.

There are many other organisations, including private businesses and industry organisations not included in this list that maybe able to offer support. Please contact us to discuss your options.

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