Postgraduate Scholarships

Swansea University International Scholarships

The International Development Office (IDO) welcomes applications for its international scholarships from the following countries listed below. If your country is not represented, please contact the International Development Office.

Bahrain Botswana Brazil Canada Chile
China Colombia Cyprus Ecuador Egypt
Ghana Hong Kong
 India Indonesia Iran
Iraq Japan Jordan
Kenya Kuwait
Lebanon Malaysia Mexico Nigeria Norway
Oman Palestine Peru
Qatar Saudi Arabia
South Africa
South Korea Syria Taiwan Thailand
United Arab Emirates USA Zambia  Zimbabwe 

International Postgraduate Scholarships

College of Human and Health Sciences International Scholarships

The College of Human and Health Sciences is awarding Postgraduate Taught Scholarships of £2000 to students who will begin their studies in 2017. 


  • You must be a non-EU student and have, or expect to achieve, excellent academic grades to this point.
  • You must hold an offer to study on a postgraduate taught course offered by the College Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University from September 2017.

For more information on how to apply please visit the College of Human Health Science pages.

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 

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.


College of Science International Scholarships

The College of Science has a number of postgraduate scholarships available to Chinese, Indonesian and Malaysian students for September 2017 entry.

Each scholarship is to be offset against international tuition fees. The value of the scholarships is as follows:

  • Up to £2000 for postgraduate study (taught schemes only)

Closing date: 31st August 2017

For eligibility, terms and conditions, please visit the College of Science scholarship page.

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships at Swansea University


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

Inspiring Futures Scholarships - College of Law and Criminology

We are pleased to announce our new Inspiring Futures Scholarships available to offer holders of a College of Law and Criminology Master's programme commencing in Autumn 2017.

In addition to the financial contribution, scholarship recipients will benefit from opportunities to gain career-enhancing skills. Recipients will be encouraged to:

  • Work with the College’s Recruitment and Marketing teams at three events, such as open days;
  • Join one of the student societies linked to the College, or to become a course representative for their degree programme;
  • Contribute to the development and running of the College’s Graduate Centre.

Postgraduate (taught) scholarships 

Available to students from any country who have an offer to study a master's programme at the College of Law and Criminology commencing in September 2017.

£3,000 for one academic year - automatically deducted from tuition fees (this cannot be transferred to another intake if you defer entry)

For more information please visit: Inspiring Futures Scholarships