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 2022/2023 academic year.

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

 

GREAT Scholarships 2022

Are you considering a postgraduate degree in the UK? A GREAT scholarship could be for you. GREAT Scholarships are jointly funded by the University of Plymouth with the UK government’s GREAT Britain campaign and the British Council.

We are offering £10,000 towards tuition fees for one-year master’s programmes to students from India and Singapore, who will enrol into UK higher education institutions in the 2022–23 academic year. One scholarship per country is available, with eligible subjects being:

MSc Applied Marine Science; MRes Marine Biology; MSc Marine Conservation; MSc Sustainable Environmental Management; MSc Environmental Consultancy; MSc Coastal Engineering; MSc Offshore Renewable Energy; MSc Offshore Renewable Energy Engineering; MSc Sustainable Aquaculture

Applications open on 25 October 2021 and close on 31 May 2022.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • be of nationality of, or domiciled in, one of the eligible countries listed above;
  • have an outstanding academic record – this is determined by reviewing your transcripts and applying a grade comparison tool from Ecctis;
  • meet our standard English Language requirements;
  • have an unconditional/conditional offer letter from the University of Plymouth for one of the programmes listed above;
  • complete a GREAT Scholarship application form.

 

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International Academic Excellence Scholarship


An application must be submitted to be eligible for this 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.
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: international.office@plymouth.ac.uk
The closing date to apply for this scholarship is 30 June.
 

Plymouth Business School Career Support Scholarship

 An application must be submitted to be eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship value: £2,500 off your tuition fees.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:
  • have outstanding career performance for at least five years – this is determined by your CV and personal statement plus a reference from an employer
  • have an unconditional/conditional offer letter from the University of Plymouth Business School for a Postgraduate Taught Programme
  • complete a scholarship application form.
How to applyStep 1: Download the PBS Career Support Scholarship application form
Step 2:Complete application form and prepare the following documents: 
  • A copy of your offer letter 
  • A copy of your CV and personal statement outlining your career achievements 
  • One or two reference letters from a suitable source supporting your application (this must be a separate reference letter to those submitted with your main study application).
Step 3: Submit your application and supporting documents by emailing as attachments to: International.Office@plymouth.ac.uk
The closing date to apply for this scholarship is 30 June.
 

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 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: 

Psychology
 

Postgraduate tuition fee discount for University of Plymouth graduates

Automatically awarded – no need to apply

If you studied your undergraduate degree at Plymouth, you may be eligible for a fee discount if you complete your postgraduate studies here as well.

  • A £2,000 discount on tuition fees for international students

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

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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 if you progress from a partner college to the University of Plymouth.
For further information please contact your home institution's international office or you can contact our Plymouth Global departmentto find out if your institution is one of our partners, or email plymouthglobal@plymouth.ac.uk

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