Postgraduate scholarships for international students
To reward outstanding achievement the University of Plymouth offer scholarship schemes to help towards funding your studies. 

Students are only entitled to be awarded ONE scholarship of the highest value in any given academic year. These scholarship schemes are for students commencing in the 2021/2022 academic year.

Before you apply, please read our policy and procedure guidance.

 

International Academic Excellence Scholarship

An application must be submitted to be eligible for this scholarship.

Apply for the International Academic Excellence Scholarship


Scholarship value: 50% off your tuition fees.

If your postgraduate degree is taught over two years, you may also receive:

  • 50% off the successive year's tuition fee if an overall grade of 70% or above is maintained.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must: 

Exceptions:

Please be aware that programmes offered by the following schools are not included in the International Academic Excellence Scholarship scheme: Peninsula Dental School; Peninsula Medical School; School of Art, Design and Architecture; School of Biomedical Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Nursing and Midwifery.

 

Postgraduate Taught International Student Scholarship

Automatically awarded – no need to apply

Scholarship value: £2000 off your tuition fees.

If your postgraduate degree is taught over two years, you may also receive:

  • 10% off the successive year's tuition fee if an overall grade of 60% or above is maintained.

To be eligible you must:
Exceptions:
Please be aware that programmes offered by the following schools are not included in the Postgraduate Taught International Student Scholarship scheme: Peninsula Dental School; Peninsula Medical School; School of Art, Design and Architecture; School of Biomedical Sciences; School of Psychology.

 

School of Psychology – International Postgraduate Platinum Scholarship

Automatically awarded – no need to apply

Scholarship value: £4000 off your tuition fees in year one.

This scholarship is available to international students who have met the conditions of their University of Plymouth offer of study for the following programmes: 

 

Alumnus loyalty reward for postgraduate study

Automatically awarded – no need to apply

The University applies a discretionary alumnus reward where international alumni meet certain criteria on particular postgraduate taught courses:

  • A £2,000 discount on international tuition fees.

For further details, programme exclusions and contact information, please see our alumnus discount policy.

International Partner Scholarship

If you are currently studying at an institution which has a partnership agreement with the University of Plymouth, you could be eligible for an International Partner Scholarship.

For further information please contact your home institution's international office or you can contact our Plymouth Global department to find out if your institution is one of our partners, or email plymouthglobal@plymouth.ac.uk