International scholarships for undergraduate students

2020/21 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/EU scholarships page.

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 £4000 per year, as a tuition fee discount, to high achieving postgraduate (Bachelor's) international students*.

They are worth the following:

  • £4000 scholarships (x3 years)
  • £2500 scholarships (x3 years)
  • £1000 scholarships (x3 years)

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 Referral Discount

For international students enrolling on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme who have been referred by an alumnus of the university who holds a full Roehampton qualification or who studied here on an exchange/study abroad programme. Applicants must be enrolling in a programme which is taught on campus.

Key Information

  • This scholarship cannot be applied to students enrolling on a short course, including Pre-sessional, International Foundation Certificate, Pre-masters Certificate, Foundation Degree or CPD.
  • The scholarship is a tuition fee discount of 20% of tuition fees.
  • This discount is not available in conjunction International Excellence Scholarship.
  • Awarded based on completion of a relevant form.

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 £1200 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 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 £1500 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.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • The scholarships are available to students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including international and full-year study abroad students.

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


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 2019/20 undergraduate international scholarships.