Postgraduate Awards and Discounts

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

Please refer to individual schemes for further details.

2018 Entry
General Scholarships and Discounts 
Award Amount Eligibility Closing Date Further Details 
Keele International Student Scholarship (KISS) £3000 All self-funded international fee paying students applying for a taught master's programme. Rolling applications throughout the year Click here
Keele Alumni Discount 15% tuition fee discount Students who have graduated from Keele or a Keele programme delivered overseas, or who undertook a study abroad placement/exchange programme at Keele. n/a Click here 
Early Payment Incentive £500 All new self-funded international fee-paying students. 6th January/31st August  


Country Specific Scholarships

Award Amount Eligibility Closing Date Further details

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships


Full tuition fees and living expenses

Please note that this is an external award for citizens from member countries of the Commonwealth. Please click on the link for further details. 

30 March 2018 Click here
External - Chevening Scholarships Tuition fees, living allowance, an economy class return airfare to the UK, additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Citizens of a Chevening-eligible country who hold a degree that is equivalent to or higher than an upper-second class (2:1) honours degree in the UK before applying, and who have completed at least two years' work experience before applying.  See further details Click here
External - The Budi Scheme for Indonesian Students Living costs, tuition and bench fees for up to 3 years of PhD study Permanent and prospective faculty members at Indonesian universities and administrative staff in DIKTI or Indonesian state universities. See further details Click here

North American Bursary

10% tuition fee discount Students from the USA and Canada intending to study a taught master’s. n/a Click here

Keele in the USA 

$4,000 USD Students of American nationality who can demonstrate outstanding academic excellence and outstanding achievements. 31st March 2018 Click here
External - Marshall Scholarships for American students Full tuition fee and monthly stipend Students of American nationality who are coming to Keele for postgraduate study Now closed Click here

Santander Scholarships

£5000 Students from South America applying for a taught master’s 29th March 2018 Click here


Please note that all awards are subject to our Terms and Conditions