Scholarships for students from USA

Scholarships Winners

We believe in rewarding international applicants who show exceptional academic achievement and potential.

Choose your study level and find out more about the scholarships available to you:

Undergraduate degree scholarships eg BA, BSc, BEng, MEng

We offer a range of scholarships for undergraduate students including 50 scholarships worth 50% of your tuition fees and a 10% tuition fee discount.

Postgraduate masters degree scholarships eg MA, MSc
We offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students including 100 scholarships worth 25% of your tuition fees.

Marshall Scholarships 2020
The University of Sheffield is proud to support the Marshall Scholarship scheme and offers two places annually for Masters or PhD study in any discipline.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions. Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth.

Eligibility and Award Criteria:
To be eligible for a 2020 Marshall Scholarship, candidates must:

  • be citizens of the United States of America (at the time they apply for a scholarship);(by the time they take up their scholarship ie September 2020) hold their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States;
  • have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 on their undergraduate degree. (Applicants must have a GPA of 3.7 at the time of application).
  • have graduated from their first undergraduate college or university after April 2014.
  • not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University or GCSE or A Levels taken at school in the UK.

More about the Marshall Scholarship application process.

Postgraduate research degree scholarships eg PhD, MPhil

There are a range of research studentships and funding available.

External sources of funding

External sources of funding
There are also a number of external organisations that offer scholarships and funding to international students who wish to study in the UK.