Scholarships from other sources
British Chevening Scholarship
The Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. 2013 was the 30th anniversary of the Chevening programme, which was established in 1983, and has developed into a prestigious international scheme.
Scholars come from 118 countries worldwide, and over 600 scholarships will be awarded this year. There are over 42,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network. Scholars are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world, sometimes in partnership with sponsoring organisations.
Eligibility for Chevening Scholarships
Applicants for Chevening Scholarships must:
- be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study;
- hold a degree that is equivalent to at least an upper second-class honours degree in the UK;
- achieve the minimum Chevening English language requirement;
- have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience before applying for a Chevening Scholarship;
- be able to obtain the correct visa, and receive an unconditional offer from a UK university.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted online for the Chevening Scholarships. Applicants should read the online guidance and be able to demonstrate how they meet the Chevening selection criteria before submitting an application.
Closing dates and priority subject areas vary from country to country - please visit the country search page for further information.
British Council IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Scholarship Award
British Marshall Scholarship (for students from the USA)
Canon Collins Trust Scholarships
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
Hodgkin House Accommodation Scholarship
One accommodation scholarship is available from Hodgkin House for a full-time postgraduate student of Ugandan nationality and domicile.
The scholarship is for a September 2017 start and will last for one academic year (12-15 months). It includes single accommodation in Hodgkin House, Clifton, and bills for internet, water, and electricity.
Please note that the scholarship does not include travel, food, leisure activities or tuition fees.
Eligibility for the Hodgkin House Accommodation Scholarship
- hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS or equivalent English language is the only condition
- be a new student to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study
- be classed as overseas for fees purposes
- have Ugandan nationality and be Uganda-domiciled
- declare details of any sponsorship or scholarship secured or applied for
- provide official transcripts at the time of application.
How to apply
The deadline for applications is Monday 10 July 2017. To be considered for the scholarship, you will need to cover the following points in your scholarship statement:
In what ways have you demonstrated concern for and involvement in the communities of which you have been part? 150 words max
How will your studies at UWE Bristol enable you to be of use to Uganda? 300 words max
Once completed, scholarship statements and a copy of your CV will need to be sent to Sam.Micklewright@uwe.ac.uk.
Your scholarship statement must include your full name and UWE Bristol ID number.
The successful candidate will be notified in July and will need to demonstrate they hold sufficient funds to cover their tuition fees. This evidence must be supplied when accepting the scholarship.
Terms and conditions
A student can only be in receipt of one University of the West of England scholarship. If you meet the eligibility criteria for more than one of the scholarships, you will be awarded the scholarship which is the most beneficial to you.
If you have been awarded a scholarship, you will be notified in writing. Full terms and conditions for the scholarship will be sent with the scholarship award letter.
This is a one-off award, which is non-renewable after the first year of study unless otherwise specified.
All scholarships, unless otherwise specified, are non-deferrable. If you are offered a scholarship and then choose to defer your place, the offer of the scholarship will be withdrawn and you will have to re-apply or will be reconsidered for the scholarship again the following year.