International scholarships: how to apply

Before you apply please read our policy and procedure guidance, it may save you time and it will ensure that you are informed of our processes.

Please note: Students are only entitled to be awarded one scholarship for the highest value in any given academic year.

International Academic Excellence Scholarship

Before applying for this scholarship, you must hold an offer from the University of Plymouth for an Undergraduate or Postgraduate taught degree programme.

Once you have confirmed your offer of study for a programme at the University of Plymouth you will be able to submit an application form for this scholarship.

How to apply

Step 1: Download our International Academic Excellence Scholarship application form.

Step 2. Complete application form and prepare the following documents:

  • a copy of your offer letter
  • a copy of your final academic transcripts
  • one or two reference letters from a suitable source to support your application (this must be a separate reference letter that you submitted with your main application of study).
  • Step 3: Submit your application and supporting documents by emailing as attachments to:

    The closing date to apply for this scholarship is 30 June.

    Please note: applications submitted after the closing date or without all of the required information listed above, will not be considered.

    Applying for other international scholarships

    You are not required to submit an application for the following scholarships:

    • International Student Scholarship
    • International Partner Scholarship
    • Alumni loyalty reward for postgraduate study.

    These scholarships will be awarded automatically providing you have met the eligibility criteria. You do not need to submit an additional application form.

    Please note: students are only entitled to be awarded ONE scholarship for the highest value in any given academic year.