(Not applicable for UK students)

We are thrilled to announce that our international scholarships for September 2021 have been approved and successful award winners are being notified. The is no need to re-apply for another scholarship as your eligibility will be automatically assessed at time of offer. 

If you are an applicant, you need to ensure that you have submitted a complete application, (including your personal statement and supporting documents) and we will assess your application against our internal criteria.

Scholarships range between £1,000 and £3,000 - off your first year's tuition fees- (depending on your course  programme). If you receive an offer of a place and are assessed as eligible for an international scholarship, the amount of the award will be indicated in your offer letter. 

International Scholarships are issued at  the University's discretion and are only available to overseas, fee-paying, offer holders studying on an undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme. Different programmes may attract different amounts and it should be noted that not all applicants will be successful.

International Scholarships are not available for:  

  • Short courses or exchange/study abroad programmes
  • Franchised programmes
  • Pre-Masters programmes
  • International foundation programmes
  • Pre-sessional English programmes

If you have any questions, please contact international@uel.ac.uk


Chevening Scholarships:
UEL partners with prestigious Chevening and supports Chevening scholars worldwide. For more information on how to apply, please visit their site here.

The Commonwealth Scholarships Commission:
The Commonwealth Scholarships Commission in the UK offers a number of scholarships schemes to enable Commonwealth students to study in the UK for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Please see the CSUK website for more information.

If you have come across a scholarship and want to know whether we accept it at this university, please email international@uel.ac.uk