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Scholarships for study elsewhere

These scholarships and awards are NOT administered by LSE, unless specifically stated. This page is intended to direct you to other organisations which may be able to offer assistance. Additional information is available from the contact address or website link. Please note that this information is shown for your interest and the Financial Support Office has no further details. Moreover, the School accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of this information.


Monash University Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Monash University offers a number of postgraduate research scholarships. Closing date each year is normally 31 October.

More information about the Monash University Postgraduate Research Scholarships|


BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust (BEST) Travel Awards

The BEST Travel Awards are open to UK passport holders who are currently studying at a UK university or college,  or have been within the last five years, who are looking to undertake postgraduate studies in the US or Canada 

More information about the BEST Travel Award|

Canada Memorial Foundation Scholarships

These scholarships are offered annually for British students or graduates wishing to pursue a postgraduate course at a university or other appropriate institution in Canada

The Scholarships, tenable for one year only, will cover air-fares, fees, maintenance and other allowances. These awards are not available for study at doctoral level.

Candidates should be United Kingdom citizens resident within the United Kingdom.  They should hold, or expect to hold, a first or upper second class Honours degree. 

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Chinese Government Scholarship for LSE

LSE has been invited to nominate two current students for these external Chinese Scholarships, which are funded by the Chinese Government. 

An information session for LSE students will be held on 6th March 2013, the deadline for applications is 19 March 2013.

More information about Chinese Government Scholarships 2013/14|


Anglo Danish Society Awards

Awards for students of Danish nationality for scholarships tenable at universities or other approved institution in the UK, with a first degree from a Danish university.

In all cases preference will be given to applicants who have either embarked on postgraduate research leading to a higher degree (normally a PhD), or who are assured of being able to do so in the academic year following submission of their application.

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British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship

The BCCG Foundation is a charity registered in Germany. Since the formation in Germany in 1983 the Foundation has been providing financial support and partial scholarships to young British and German nationals for study or research in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom respectively. In this way it seeks to promote understanding between the peoples and the furtherance of cultural relations between the two countries.

Citizens of the UK are eligible to apply for awards for study or research in Germany, and German citizens for awards for study or research in the UK. Applicants should be undertaking full time courses of study at universities leading to degrees, diplomas or equivalent qualifications.

More information about the British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship|

DAAD Scholarships

Are you interested in studying or carrying out research at a German university?
DAAD (Deutscher Akadmischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service), a private, publicly funded, self governing organisation of higher education institutions in Germany, offers funding for study and research in Germany. Grants are available for all academic levels of study. DAAD grants are available to academic staff and students in the United Kingdom to participate in a wide variety of academic programmes. Applicants must normally be citizens of the UK and Ireland. 

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European Scholarship

The Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst is a German protestant church foundation offering scholarships to European students studying in Germany. Eligible applicants should speak an advanced level of German. There are two closing dates for these on going scholarships: 1 March for winter terms; 1 September for summer terms.

More information about the European Scholarship|

Hebrew University and Technion

The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust

Lady Davis Fellowships are awarded at the Hebrew University and Technion, on the basis of excellence in achievement and promise of further distinction. They are open to candidates of every race, creed, nationality and sex.

More information about the Lady Davis Fellowship Trust|

Hong Kong

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong's institutions.

More information about the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme|


The Azrieli Foundation

The Azrieli Fellows Progam welcomes the best and brightest postdoctoral scholars who wish to undertake postdoctoral research in Israel. Scholars may undertake research in any field of study.

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have completed a doctorate at a Canadian University.

More information about the Azrieli Foundation |


Daiwa Scholarships

Scholarships are offered to UK graduates to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over 19 months in Japan.

More information about the Daiwa Scholarships|

Tohoku University - International Graduate Programme for Advanced Science (IGPAS)

IGPAS is the first international graduate programme founded in the Japanese national universities.

More information about the Tohoku University - International Graduate Programme for Advanced Science|


Korean Government Scholarship Programme for International Students

This programme supports graduate level study in Korea for international students.

More information about the Korean Government Scholarship Programme for International Students|

Latin America

Institute of Latin American Studies

The School of Advanced Study has the largest postgraduate programme on Latin America in the UK. Student funding is available in the form of bursaries, fieldwork grants and hardship grants.

For further information contact:

Postgraduate Administrator
Institute of Latin American Studies
31 Tavistock Square
email: ilas@sas.ac.uk|

More information about the Institute of Latin American Studies|

The Netherlands

Netherlands Fellowship Programme

NUFFIC are offering scholarships for students from a number of different nationalities to apply for funding to attend short courses in the Netherlands.

More information about the Netherlands Fellowship Programme|

New Zealand

Commonwealth Scholarships in New Zealand for UK students


Thailand Government Scholarship

The LSE Asia Research Centre (ARC) – Thailand Government Scholarship scheme is a partnership between the Royal Thai Embassy in London and the Asia Research Centre, LSE. The Scholarship aims to promote better understanding of, and knowledge regarding, Thailand.

LSE students selected for the Scholarship will visit Thailand and spend a minimum period of two weeks and a maximum period of two months at a host institution where they will engage with relevant research and programmes on Thailand and gain cultural exposure and understanding of the country. Scholars will also be able to conduct any project of their interest on Thailand as part of their study programme at LSE.

Priority will be given to British postgraduate students, but other students can be considered if no suitable candidate is identified.  The closing date for applications is Monday 13th May 2013

More information about the Thai Government Scholarship|


Turkish Government Scholarships

The Turkish Government has its Turkiye Scholarships Scheme targeting Foreign Students for Graduate and Research Programmes. Full guidance on applications, subject areas and the list  of Turkish Universities involved in the Turkiye Scholarships Scheme|


BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust (BEST) Travel Awards

The BEST Travel Awards are open to UK passport holders who are currently studying at a UK university or college,  or have been within the last five years, who are looking to undertake postgraduate studies in the US or Canada 

More information about the BEST Travel Award

Cornell Club of London Summer School Scholarship

The Cornell Club of London, comprising alumni of Cornell University residing in the
U.K., wishes to offer its scholarship for U.K. undergraduate students.
The successful applicant will receive a scholarship to cover the major costs of
attending the six week summer session (24 June to 6 August 2013) at Cornell

Further information about the Cornell Summer Scholarship |