Vice Chancellors Scholarship


We are pleased to announce that we will be offering this new Scholarship for September 2023 entry, which provides three successful candidates with a full tuition fee reduction and three successful candidates with a 50% tuition fee reduction. The Scholarship is based on an application, and awards will be made by a selection panel.

Successful students will be expected to act as ambassadors for Keele University and provide content for the Global Student Recruitment and Admissions Office in the form of testimonials, video content, and through active engagement in our ambassador programme.


Open to International (including EU) students, who are eligible to pay overseas fees.

To be considered for the Vice Chancellors Scholarship, you must hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study at the University of Keele at the time of your Scholarship application. Please note that students must hold an Unconditional offer by the closing date of the Scholarship application (30th June 2023).

You must also have achieved, or be on track to meet the following criteria:

  • First Class or equivalent in Bachelors  

You must also currently hold a recognised English Language certificate which meets the following criteria:

  • IELTS 7.0 or above; or equivalent  


Please note that this award cannot be combined with any other Scholarships.

The Scholarship applies to many Postgraduate Taught programmes offered at Keele University, however, excludes the following subject areas:

  • MBA
  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Nursing
  • Vet School

Further terms and conditions apply, please see our Terms and Conditions for full details.

How to apply

To apply for the Vice Chancellors Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Hold an offer to study at Keele University for an eligible programme. Please note that students must hold an Unconditional Offer for their chosen programme by the Scholarship application deadline (30th June 2023).
  2. Complete the application form, which can be accessed on the applicant portal, outlining why you should be awarded the Scholarship, and what would make you an excellent ambassador for Keele University.

Application deadline

Applications for this Scholarship will close on 30th June 2023.