Funding Options

International and domestic students in Wales may be eligible for financial support, including scholarships, grants and bursaries, depending on where you live.

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, offering future leaders a unique opportunity to study in the UK. As part of the UK, Wales has agreed a new programme which is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Universities Wales.

Gilman-Global Wales Awards

The Awards are part of the Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship Programme, which enables outstanding American students of limited financial means to study overseas for up to one academic year as part of their undergraduate studies. It is open to applicants at accredited US higher-education institutions, and enables students to earn academic credit while studying at any Welsh university.

Global Wales Fulbright Awards

The Fulbright programme is among the most prestigious and competitive academic exchange schemes in the world. These awards foster mutual understanding between the United States and Wales, building relationships, knowledge, and leadership in support of the long-term interests of both nations.

How to apply

Applying to study in Wales is straightforward. Here’s how to start the process, and where you can find further information.

Visas

Students from overseas may require a visa to study in Wales. Here’s how to find the most up-to-date information.

This will shape my career

Welsh universities are committed to producing the most innovative, creative and employable graduates in the UK.

Alumni success

The best advertisement for studying in Wales is the people who have done it – including these graduates who have gone on to career success.