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International scholarships

We offer a variety of scholarships to international and European students. You'll find all you need to know about our generous scholarships, and whether you are eligible, on this page.

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International Undergraduate Scholarship

New for 2024/25 we are awarding scholarships and discounts of between £2,000 and £7,000 to international students starting an undergraduate course at ARU.

You’ll automatically receive our International Undergraduate Scholarship if you meet the eligibility criteria.

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International Postgraduate Scholarship

Our International Postgraduate Scholarship is available to all eligible students studying a postgraduate course at ARU. 

You will automatically receive up to £4,000 if you:

  • Are studying for an MBA
  • Are studying for a Masters at ARU Peterborough or ARU London
  • Are an ARU graduate
  • Meet the eligibility criteria, including exceeding minimum entry requirements.
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GREAT Scholarship

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, we're offering four £10,000 scholarships to students from China (two places), Turkey (one place) and India (one place). International students starting a full-time postgraduate taught course at ARU in September 2024 may apply.

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British Council Women in STEM Scholarship

In partnership with the British Council, we're offering five scholarships to female students from from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The full scholarship includes tuition fees, airfare, monthly living stipend, and a Career Development Bursary. There is an additional financial allowance for applicants who have children.

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International Early Payment Discount

£1,000 in your first year of study if you pay your tuition fees in full by the Friday before the start of teaching. This discount can be combined with other scholarships.

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Additional scholarship information

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) has information about fees and funding for international students looking to study in the UK.

Looking for additional funding? Postgrad Solutions offers 15 bursaries across a number of subject areas. Apply now.

The Global Study Awards want to ultimately encourage young people to study abroad, and explore new countries, cultures and languages. You can get up to £10,000 to expand your horizons. Maximum of nine awards available.

Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. It offers Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships, with recipients selected by British embassies and high commissions around the world. To apply, visit the Chevening website.

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Total value of Scholarships

  • The highest value applicable scholarship will be offered where an application could meet the criteria for more than one scholarship.
  • Scholarships cannot be combined; however, the International Early Payment Discount can be applied in addition to a scholarship.