International scholarships for postgraduate students

2022/23 academic year

Below is a range of scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need more information about them or would like advice on other funding opportunities.

If you are a prospective undergraduate student from the UK or elsewhere in the EU, then please visit our UK or EU postgraduate funding pages.

The information on this page is subject to change, so please check back regularly for updates.

International Excellence Scholarship

We offer a range of generous scholarships worth up to £4,000 per year, as a tuition fee discount, to high achieving postgraduate (Master's) international students*.

They are available for courses with January or September entry. They are worth the following:

  • £4,000 scholarships (1 year)
  • £2,500 scholarships (1 year)
  • £1,000 scholarships (1 year)

Key Information

  • They can be combined with any other scholarship, but not the Alumni Referral Discount or Alumni Discount.
  • They are available to undergraduate students with an international fees status only.

* Available to students from outside the UK and EU who are have overseas fee status.

Alumni Discount

A 20% tuition fee discount for all UK, EU and International alumni of the University who wish to undertake a higher programme of study. Those holding a full Roehampton Undergraduate degree or Postgraduate award are eligible, including alumni who obtained a Roehampton degree at a partner institution. Applicants who completed a period of study abroad at Roehampton are also eligible for this discount.

Key Information

  • Applicants must be enrolling in a programme which is taught on campus.
  • This discount is not available in conjunction with the International Excellence Scholarships or Academic Excellence Scholarships.
  • All alumni from short courses including Pre-sessional, International Foundation Certificate, International Year One, Pre-masters Certificate, and CPD are not eligible for this discount.
  • This is awarded automatically, based on evidence of previous study at the University. A list of our postgraduate courses is available on our website.

Roehampton College Scholarship

The University has a proud history dating back more than 180 years through its historic colleges, all of which were formed in the 19th century. Our Colleges were founded on the principle of widening access to education and this remains a key mission of the University today.

We are committed to widening access to an international study experience at our beautiful campus in south west London, and to help promote access to study opportunities at Roehampton we are pleased to offer any international or study abroad students applying from one of College partner institutions a Roehampton College Scholarship in the form of a 15% discount on tuition fees. Your scholarship will be applied in the form of a tuition fee discount.  

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Roehampton College scholarship you must:

  • Apply from a member institutions from the Universities college networks (as stated below)
  • Be an overseas fee paying full degree students or fee paying study abroad student
  • Apply for an Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught or semester long study abroad programme with a minimum of 60 credit.
  • Complete this form and submit alongside your application to study with us.

The Universities college networks:


LLM Masters of Law Scholarship

The LLM Maters of Law scholarship is designed to encourage high achieving international students to pursue a Masters of Law at the University of Roehampton.  

The scholarship will cover the following programmes:

  • LLM Human Rights and Legal Practice
  • LLM International Commercial Law and Legal Practice

Amount: £5,000

Eligibility:

We will automatically consider you for this award if you hold a conditional offer for an LLM programme.

  • You must successfully enrol in order to receive the award. The scholarship will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount.
  • Be self-funded, studying full-time and paying overseas tuition fees.
  • Not be progressing to us through our partnership with QA Higher Education, students progressing through this route will be eligible for alternative scholarship offerings.

Further Information

This award cannot combined with any other Roehampton scholarship or discount. If you are eligible for two scholarships or discounts, we will award you the one of the highest value. This award will apply for a maximum of 1 year.

Roehampton Music Scholarship

The University of Roehampton offers music scholarships to students demonstrating high levels of excellence in music. They enable undergraduate and postgraduate students to meet some of the costs of developing their talents through lessons, courses, or the purchase of relevant equipment (instruments/strings/sheet music). In return, music scholars enhance the cultural life of the University through performances and other activities.

The cash scholarships are worth up to £1,200 per year. Successful recipients also receive travel and entry costs for competitions and gym access.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded by the Director of Music, based on an assessment of an application and audition.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to home, EU and international students.

To find out more and apply please visit the dedicated Music Scholarship webpage.


Scholarship for Sporting Excellence

The University is dedicated to giving its students the opportunity to play sports at all levels. We recognise the difficulties students encounter trying to balance academic studies with training and competition schedules. Alongside the scholarship, we offer a support network designed to encourage talented sports men and women to meet their full potential in their academic studies, as well as their chosen sport.

Cash scholarships worth between £500 and £1500 per year. Successful recipients also receive travel and entry costs for competitions and gym access.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded by the Sport and Active Communities Manager after enrolment, based on an assessment made during an application process.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to home and international students.

Visit the Scholarship for Sporting Excellence page for more details and the application form.


Esports Scholarships

Up to 20 cash scholarships, worth £1,500 per year of your degree, are available to students who demonstrate aptitude in esports.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded based on an assessment of an additional online application, and subsequently approved by a panel.
  • The scholarships are available to students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including international and full-year study abroad students.
  • They cannot be combined with the Women in Esports scholarship.
  • The annual scholarships are paid termly, after enrolment.

To find out more and apply, please visit the dedicated Esports Scholarship webpage.


Roehampton Women in Esports scholarship

Up to four scholarships available to first year students starting in September, each worth up to £1,500 a year. The programme aims to improve diversity and inclusivity in the esports industry and to inspire the next generation of women esports professionals.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded based on an assessment of an additional online application, and subsequently approved by a panel.
  • They cannot be combined with the Esports Scholarships.
  • The scholarships are available to students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including international and full-year study abroad students.
  • The annual scholarships are paid termly, after enrolment.

To find out more and apply, please visit the dedicated Esports Scholarship webpage.


Country Scholarships

We want to encourage ambitious students from selected countries to study with us at the University of Roehampton. We know how much the costs of tuition fees, living expenses, accommodation are in real terms, so we have put in place extra financial support to help students to afford to study at Roehampton.

  • Country Scholarship A: This award is worth £2,500 to each successful applicants who enrols in September or January.
  • Country Scholarship B: This award is worth £1,500 to each successful applicants who enrols in September or January.

Scholarship awarded for each year of study (maximum of 1 years for Postgraduate)

Eligibility

We will automatically consider you for this award if you hold a conditional offer for an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree course. You must successfully enrol for the September or January intake in order to receive the award. Scholarship will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount.

  • Scholarship A: Be a national of, and living in, one of these countries:- Bangladesh; Brazil; Colombia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Nigeria; Ghana; Sri Lanka; Vietnam.
  • Scholarship B: Be a national of, and living in, one of these countries:- Egypt, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Morocco, Taiwan, Turkey.

In addition, you must:

  • Be self-funded, studying full-time and paying overseas tuition fees.
  • Hold a conditional offer for a qualifying course before the deadline.
  • Not be progressing to us through our partnership with QA Higher Education, students progressing through this route will be eligible for alternative scholarship offerings.

Further Information

This award cannot combined with any other Roehampton scholarship or discount. If you are eligible for two scholarships or discounts, we will award you the one of the highest value.

The University of Roehampton has sole discretion to assign, vary or withdraw this award.

These scholarships are only available to current students at the University of Roehampton.

We reserve the right to adjust the value, volume and eligibility criteria of our scholarship and bursary programmes.

All scholarships offered by Roehampton are awarded based on you completing the year of study for which they are granted. If you withdraw or interrupt your studies during the course of an academic year, you will only be entitled to the proportion of scholarship that relates to the period that you have completed, and will become liable for any tuition fee shortfall as a result.

View information on our 2021/22 international postgraduate scholarships.