Bursaries and scholarships for international students

The awards listed on this page are for the 2024/25 academic year which runs from September 2024 to August 2025. 

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, 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 and note that all awards are subject to our Terms and Conditions.

Please note, if your course starts in January 2024 then it falls in the 2023/24 academic year. Please see our 2023/24 bursaries and scholarships archive for relevant information. For previous years, see our bursaries and scholarships archive

2024 academic year entry International postgraduate

Scholarships and bursaries summary

Scholarship / bursary (click to find out more)

Amount Eligibility Criteria Process 
 Keele Alumni Discount 20% Discount / 10% Online Discount  Alumni Automatic 
 Postgraduate Global Scholarship £2,000 - £6,000 one off payment  Academic achievement  Automatic
Full time MBA Scholarship  £3,000 - £5,000 one off payment Academic achievement  Automatic
GREAT Scholarships  £10,000 one off payment  Specific countries Application 
Chevening Scholarships Full fee waiver and monthly stipend  Specific countries  Application
Commonwealth Scholarships Full fee waiver  Country, academic achievement and income  Application
Marshalls Scholarships   Full fee waiver and monthly stipend Country and academic endorsement Application
US Federal Student Loans Varied amounts Country  Application
Article 26 Scholarship Full fee waiver and monthly stipend Refugee status Application
Keele Postgraduate Research Alumni Discount (PGR) 20% Discount Alumni Automatic
UKRI-Funded Studentship Fee Difference Waiver Fee difference Waiver UKRI-funded studentship Automatic
Keele Staff Discount 30% Discount Staff Automatic
KUIC Postgraduate Progression Scholarship  £2,000 - £6,000 one off payment  Academic achievement  Automatic