Scholarships at Swansea University
Want to study at a UK university?
Swansea University invites applications for the International Merit Scholarship Program 2022-2023 for students from all countries except the UK. Scholarships cover living expenses and university tuition fees.
Swansea University is renowned for its large number of students from over 130 countries. With two seaside campuses and seven academic colleges, the University offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and promotes science education. It is an excellent institution that opens doors for students to study and work abroad.
Levels and areas of study
Swansea University offers half scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different fields of study. The most popular scholarships are the Chevening Scholarship, Music Scholarship and Sports Scholarship.
Who can apply?
All applicants from overseas are eligible for selection.
Up to £6,000 (£4,000 for the first year and £2,000 for the second year, provided an average GPA of 6.5 is achieved) is available to applicants accepted onto a higher education course. Up to £4,000 (2,211 days) for postgraduate students at Swansea University, UK.
- Applicants do not need to be UK/EU citizens.
- Applicants must have applied for and been awarded a Bachelor's or Master's degree from Swansea University.
- Students studying for a PhD, Masters, Masters by Research, Diploma in Law, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate or Erasmus Mundus program are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Students who have graduated from Swansea University College and are currently enrolled at the University are not eligible to apply for the scholarship. This also applies to students
- transferring from an undergraduate program to a postgraduate program. The scholarship is only available to newly enrolled students.
- Applicants must have an excellent academic record and be able to demonstrate their academic performance at Swansea University in their application.
Applicants must not receive funding from their home country/funding agency or external third party organizations. The University reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship under this
- condition if funding is discovered after the scholarship has been awarded.
- Scholarships will only be used to offset tuition fees and may not be used for any other purpose.
Scholarships will be used to cover tuition fees for the academic year specified in the offer letter. In the event that an offer of a place on a course is deferred, the applicant must reapply for the scholarship, unless there are exceptional circumstances which must be verified by the University. Applicants must apply for a deferred scholarship when notified of their course start date,
- this is not automatic.
Successful applicants will be charged tuition fees at the time of enrolment. Upon confirmation of acceptance of the scholarship and acceptance of the offer of a place on the course, the
- applicant must pay a deposit of €2,000.
Successful applicants who are awarded an International Merit Scholarship (€4,000) in their first year and achieve a grade of 65% or above will receive an additional €2,000 in their second
- International Merit Scholarships are only awarded for the first year of the graduate program.
- The International Scholarships Committee has the authority to decide which applicants are eligible for a scholarship.
- Subject to eligibility and conditions, applicants may be awarded International Merit Scholarships in conjunction with scholarships awarded by other University departments. It is the student's responsibility to review the application criteria for each scholarship.
What are the application deadlines?
Applications are accepted for all programs with a December 2022, 2023 deadline.