Postgraduate Scholarships

Swansea University International Scholarships

Applications for the International Excellence and Merit scholarships have closed for 2017/18 entry. Information about our 2018/19 scholarships will be published soon, in the meantime please register your interest.  

International Postgraduate Scholarships

GREAT Scholarships 2018 for Chinese students

Swansea University – GREAT Scholarships 2018 – China

This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Swansea University will be offering scholarships to Chinese students applying for our postgraduate courses. 

Eira Davies Scholarship

The Eira Francis Davies Scholarship is a full tuition fee scholarship, and will be awarded to female students ordinarily resident in a developing country as listed* who are admitted to pursue a postgraduate course within the College of Human and Health Sciences. 

International Postgraduate Alumni Awards

The scheme is open to all International Swansea Alumni candidates applying for a Taught Master’s or Research degree in any subject area.

The definition of ‘alumni’ is candidates who have successfully completed a ‘full’ degree programme at Swansea University and includes students who have qualified with a Bachelor degree applying for a Taught Master’s programme and Taught Masters’ students applying for MPhil/PhD. 

Santander Scholarship

Swansea University is proud to be part of the Santander Network of Universities and grateful to Santander for the provision of these scholarships.

Each Santander scholarship is to the value of £5,000, towards tuition fee costs and cannot be used towards living costs. 

Commonwealth Scholarship

Commonwealth Scholarship

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) awards over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year.

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree at universities across the UK.

International and EU Scholarships

Erasmus+ Master Loans

Erasmus+ Master Loans allow students to apply for financial support for their master's studies abroad. Loans are offered by participating banks and student loan agencies on favourable conditions to mobile students, including better than market interest rates and up to two years to allow graduates to get into a job before beginning repayment. You can find more information about the Erasmus + Master Loans at http://ec.europa.eu/education/opportunities/higher-education/masters-loans_en.htm 

Fulbright Commission

The Fulbright Awards Programme is the only organisation that offers scholarships to incoming American students for academic work in any subject, at any accredited UK university.

American Association of University Women

The largest source of funding for graduate women in the US. 

Canadian Centennial Scholarships Fund

The Canadian Centennial Scholarships Fund is open to applications from all Canadian graduate students studying for full-time, multi-year graduate programmes in the UK.

 

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships at Swansea University

Overview

Our Music Entrance Scholarships are designed to enable talented musicians to continue to develop their skill and musicianship in a supportive environment. These scholarships are open to new undergraduate students studying any subject and are tenable for the duration of the scholar's undergraduate degree.

Two kinds of music scholarships are available:

  • University Instrumental Scholarships
  • Joint Choral Scholarships, held in conjunction with St Mary’s Church

The scholarships have a nominal value of £1000 per year, comprising:

  • Regular individual lessons in the scholar’s instrument or voice
  • A bursary of £300 per year, to support the purchase of sheet music, exam fees, etc

To apply and to find out more information please visit www.swansea.ac.uk/music/scholarships/