External sources of funding

International research scholars at Nottingham

We welcome students funded by a variety of sponsors and funding schemes. Here you can find out about some of the sources of funding you could apply for.

As well as the information on our website, there are a variety of online scholarship search tools to help you find funding opportunities, including IEFA, PostgraduateFunding.comPostgraduate Search and StudyPortals Scholarships.

When looking for scholarships online, always try to find out about the organisations offering them if you're nor familiar with them. Avoid websites or scholarship providers with a bad reputation, unreasonable terms or suspicious instructions such as asking you for payments or bank details.


International scholarship providers

We've noted scholarship and funding providers for individual countries in our country-specific information webpages. Listed below are scholarships and funding sources available to students across many countries.

SponsorScholarship summary
Aga Khan Foundation

Masters and PhD scholarships for students from:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique
All Saints Educational Trust Postgraduate teacher training scholarships for religious education, home economics or educational development purposes
British Council British Council scholarships or scholarship guidance available for various countries
Chevening Scholarships Masters scholarships for students from many countries with work experience
Commonwealth Scholarships Masters and PhD scholarships for students from Commonwealth countries
Finduddannelse.dk Sustainability Scholarship Masters scholarship for sustainabilty, available to students from any country
Funds for Women Graduates Postgraduate grants for female students
Global Study Awards Masters awards offered by Studyportals, ISIC Association and British Council IELTS
Open Society Foundations Grants, scholarships and fellowships for selected countries, including the Civil Society Leadership Awards for masters courses and Civil Society Scholar Awards for research
Postgrad Solutions Postgraduate bursaries for students from any country
Roberto Rocca Fellowships Engineering PhD fellowships for students from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Romania, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay
Saïd Foundation Masters scholarship for students from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria


International Student Recruitment

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