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International Students’ Scholarships at University of Cardiff UK

Brief description:

In recognition of the outstanding talent of many international students, Cardiff University offers a highly prestigious International Scholarship Fund designed to attract and reward the brightest students.

There is a wide range of distinct scholarships available, at all academic levels:  Undergraduate (Bachelors), Postgraduate Taught (Masters), and Postgraduate Research (PhD).

Host Institution(s):

Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Field(s) of study:

Any undergraduate, Masters and PhD courses offered at Cardiff University.

Number of Scholarships:

Undergraduate Scholarships: 3 each year
Postgraduate Taught Scholarships (Masters): 6 each year
Postgraduate Overseas Research Scholarships (PhD): not specified

Target group:

The scholarships are open to international students from all countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Undergraduate Scholarships 
These awards will cover tuition fees (maximum Science fees) for students studying Undergraduate courses (for a maximum of 3 years only).

Postgraduate Taught Scholarships (Masters)
These awards will cover tuition fees (maximum Science fees) for students studying Postgraduate Taught courses (for a maximum of 1 year).

Postgraduate Overseas Research Scholarships (PhD)
The scholarship value is the difference between home (UK/EU) tuition fees and international tuition fees of their postgraduate research programme at Cardiff University.


•  You must be confirmed as an Overseas Student for fee paying purposes.

•  Applicants for an Undergraduate scholarship: You must have either a conditional or unconditional offer and must have accepted Cardiff University as your Firm  choice on the UCAS system, for study during the 2013/14 academic year by the deadline.

•  Applicants for a Postgraduate Taught Scholarship: You must have accepted an unconditional offer of a place to study at Cardiff University for the 2013/14 academic year by the deadline.

•  Applicants for an Overseas Research Scholarship:  You must have made an application for full-time PhD study at Cardiff University before the Scholarship application deadline of Friday 3 May 2013.  You must be applying for a PhD that commences on 1 October 2013 or, with the approval of the School in which the PhD will be based, 1 January 2014. Read more at this link.

Note:  These scholarships are only available to self-funded students. Students who are in receipt of full funding from a sponsorship body (such as their home country’s government or a private organisation) are not eligible to apply.

Application instructions:

Only admitted students are eligible for the scholarships. You can not apply for the scholarship if you haven’t been accepted to a course at Cardiff University. The International Scholarship Fund application form will only be available when you have firmly accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study at Cardiff University.

Deadline for admissions is 30 April 2013 while deadline for scholarship applications is 31 May 2013.

It is important to read the application guidance notes and visit the official website (links found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospective/international/funding/international-scholarship-fund.html

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