Global Wales are pleased to be able to offer four different scholarship programmes for international students interested in studying in Wales. These scholarships are available to students from the USA, India, Vietnam and EU countries (please note - different scholarships have different nationality eligibility criteria).

In addition to these Global Wales scholarship programmes, a good starting point is your chosen university’s website. Each institution also administers its own scholarships and funding programmes, and the international office will have a good idea of the options available to you.

You can find a list of scholarships on the British Council’s Study UK website, and the UK Council for International Student Affairs also has useful information. 

Established programmes for international students include the prestigious Chevening Scholarships – providing funding for postgraduate courses at any UK university – and Commonwealth Scholarships for citizens of Commonwealth countries to study in the UK.

It is worth noting that most scholarships are very competitive. It is essential to set aside enough time to prepare your application, and to apply early.

Further information on funding options available for international students wishing to study in Wales can be found on our Study in Wales Funding page.

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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.

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.