External sources of funding
You can find more information on other funding bodies for postgraduate research applicants on the following webpage:
British Government Scholarships
The British Government offers a range of scholarships for international students wishing to study in the UK.
Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships
This scheme assists Commonwealth students and academics of high intellectual calibre wishing to study in other Commonwealth countries.
British Chevening Scholarships
These prestigious awards, for overseas students wishing to study in the UK, are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and administered by the British Council.
The British Council provide a comprehensive website detailing sources of funding for International Students.
Fulbright Scholar Programmes
Fulbright offer various types of scholarships for all individuals, offering opportunities not only for college and university faculty and administrators, but also professionals from business and government, as well as artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholarships and many others.
Some international organisations such as UNESCO and WHO operate scholarship schemes, usually for developing countries. Details are available from the agencies or the Ministry of Education within each country.
Voluntary organisations, such as religious bodies and charities, sometimes award scholarships, though they can be limited in size and scope. Local newspapers and local British Council offices may also hold details of these schemes as they become available.
Canon Collins Scholarship
These scholarships are for taught masters programmes in any subject field.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities website contains brief information about grants for students who wish to study at a Commonwealth University:
Sources of Funding for International Students
This link includes information on a variety of scholarships for postgraduate study:
The International Education Financial Aid website contains a scholarship search and grant listing: