Country based awards for Overseas students (R-Z)

The first section on this page has links to general organisations who provide funding for Overseas students.

Additional funding opportunities for specific countries are then listed in alphabetical order by country (R-Z).

Organisations who offer scholarships to overseas students

The following organisations offer scholarships. Please contact them for further information.

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarships|

Association of Commonwealth Universities|

British Chevening Scholarships|

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme| (application is via LSE)

Commonwealth Scholarships|

Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program |

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program|
LSE contributes 20% to the tuition fee of Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship holders studying at LSE

Rotary Scholarships, World Peace Fellowships and Youth Exchange|

UNESCO Fellowships|

Russia

Santander Scholarships

Nine scholarships, of £5,000 each, are available for entry to any full time MSc programme in 2014.

More information on Santander Scholarships|

Rwanda

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Sao Tome and Principe

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Scholarship Programme (KASP)

A scholarship programme for citizens of Saudia Arabia. Contact the KASP Scholarship co-ordinator in Riyadh at: scholarship@nzembassy.org.sa|

LSE Middle East Centre (MEC) Emirates Master's Scholarships

TheMEC| and Emirates Foundation are offering up to three scholarships for student from the Arab League Member states to undertake any MSc programme at LSE and who will focus their studies on the Middle East.

More information about the LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarship|

Senegal

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Serbia

Central European Scholarship

Two scholarships of £12,500 for a student from a list of eligible countries intending to follow and MSc programme.

More information about the Central European Scholarship| 

Seychelles

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Sierra Leone

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Singapore

Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholarships

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has awarded scholarships since 1961. The objective of PSC scholarships is to enable the civil service to attract its fair share of talent.

More information about the Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholarships|

Santander Scholarships

Nine scholarships, of £5,000 each, are available for entry to any full time MSc programme in 2014.

More information on Santander Scholarships|

Tan Kah Kee Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship

The Foundation has been awarding Postgraduate Scholarship since 1983. The scholarships are open to Singapore citizens and permanent residents who are pursuing full-time Master degree or PhD in any discipline, regardless of race or religion. Candidates are appraised on their academic achievements, outstanding personal character and bilingual capabilities. The scholarship will be awarded annually and is bond-free.

More information about the Tan Kah Kee Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship|

CV Starr Scholarship

There is one award of approximately £5,000 available for use on a taught masters programme.

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship|

Somalia

LSE Middle East Centre (MEC) Emirates Master's Scholarships

The MEC| and Emirates Foundation are offering up to three scholarships for students from the Arab League Member states to understake any MSc programme at LSE who will focus their studies on the Middle East.

More information about the LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarship|

South Africa

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Canon Collins Trust

The Canon Collins Trust provides scholarships to students from/in the countries of southern Africa who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree in the UK. Both partial grants and full scholarships are awarded annually.

More information about the Canon Collins Trust|

South Sudan

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Sudan

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

LSE Middle East Centre (MEC) Emirates Master's Scholarships

The MEC| and Emirates Foundation are offering up to three scholarships for students from the Arab League Member states to undertake any MSc programme at LSE and who will focus their studies on the Middle East.

More information about the LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarship|

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

One scholarship is available to support female students from Africa intending to study for the LLM|. Preference will be given to applicants from north Africa.

More information about the Margaret Bennett Scholarship|

Swaziland

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Canon Collins Trust

The Canon Collins Trust provides scholarships to students from/in the countries of southern Africa who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree in the UK. Both partial grants and full scholarships are awarded annually.

More information about the Canon Collins Trust|

Syria

LSE Middle East Cetnre (MEC) Emirates Master's Scholarships

The MEC| and Emirates Foundation are offering up to three scholarships for students from the Arab League Member states to undertake any MSc programme at LSE and who will focus their studies on the Middle East.

More information about LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarship|

Said Foundation

The Said Foundation is offering four scholarships for study at LSE. They are available to study a masters in any subject by applicants who are Iraqi, Jordanian, Lebanese, Palestinian or Syrian.

More information about the Said Foundation Scholarship|

Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship

One full scholarship for study on the MSc in Human Rights. Applicants must be of Israeli or Palestinian nationality, and domiciled in either Israel, the Occupied Territories/Palestine, or Palestinian camps in Jordan, Lebanon or Syria.

More information about the Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship|

Tanzania

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Thailand

CV Starr Scholarship

There is one award of approximately £5,000 available for use on a taught masters programme.

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship|

Togo

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Tunisia

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

One scholarship is available to support female students from Africa intending to study for the LLM|. Preference will be given to applicants from north Africa.

More information about the Margaret Bennett Scholarship|

LSE Middle East Centre (MEC) Emirates Master's Scholarships

The MEC| and Emirates Foundation are offering up to three scholarships for students from the Arab League Member states to undertake any MSc programme at LSE and who will focus their studies on the Middle East.

More information about the LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarship|

Uganda

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information on Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Firoz and Najma Foundation Scholarship

One scholarship of £8,000 for a student from Belize or Uganda.

More information about the Firoz and Najma Foundation Scholarship|

Ukraine

WorldWideStudies Scholarships

The Victor Pinchuk Foundation is offering scholarships for Ukrainian students commencing a one or two year Master's degree at the world’s best universities. It provides grants up to US$50,000 , covering not more than 60% of the overall cost for Ukrainians until the age of 35 who want to pursue a Master’s Degree in: agricultural studies, environmental studies, law, public administration, alternative energies and aerospace engineering.

Applicants must demonstrate excellence, leadership, and a commitment to return to Ukraine to work for at least 5 years. Also, they must have been accepted by the university of their choice.

Students may apply online from December till May 15, each year. Further information on the scholarships and how to apply can be found on the World Wide Studies for Ukraine website|.

United Arab Emirates

LSE Middle East Centre (MEC) Emirates Master's Scholarships

The MEC| and Emirates Foundation are offering up to three scholarships for students from the Arab League Member states to undertake any MSc programme at LSE and who will focus their studies on the Middle East.

More information about the LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarship|

Santander Scholarships

Nine scholarships, of £5,000 each, are available for entry to any full time MSc programme in 2014.

More information on the Santander Scholarships|

Uruguay

Santander Scholarships

Nine scholarships, of £5,000 each, are available for entry to any full time MSc programme in 2014.

More information on the Santander Scholarships|

USA

American Friends of LSE Scholarship

There is one scholarship covering tuition fees for those applying for a taught masters programme in any subject.

More information about American Friends of LSE Scholarship|

BUTEX Scholarships for North American students

BUTEX (British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association) offers eight scholarships for undergraduate students currently registered at an institution in the USA or Canada.

More information about the Butex Scholarships|

Estate of Charles J Mauro Scholarship

There are three scholarships of £5,000 each available for use on a taught masters programme.

More information about the Estate of Charles J Mauro Scholarship|

Fulbright Awards Programme

The Fulbright Commission provides scholarships to US citizens who wish to undertake postgraduate study at an educational institution in the UK.

More information about the Fulbright Awards Programme|

Fulbright London School of Economics Postgrad Award

The Fulbright Commission is offering one award to pursue a one-year Master's degree programme (or the first year of a Master's degree programme) in any discipline at LSE.

More information about the Fulbright LSE Postgrad Award|

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Graduate Scholarship Programme

One of the largest and most competitive scholarship programs in the US, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship provides awards of up to $50,000 per year for up to six years of study to deserving low-income college seniors and recent college graduates (who graduated within the past five years).

More information about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Graduate Scholarship Programme|

Marshall Scholarships

Marshall Scholarships are mainly funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and are overseen by the Marshall Commission. The scholarships are available to enable intellectually distinguished young Americans to study in the UK.

More information about Marshall Scholarships|

Loans

LSE is a registered institution for most types of US student loans.

Please note, the Financial Support Office does NOT process student loans.

Loans for American students|

Santander Scholarships

Nine scholarships, of £5000 each, are available for entry to any full time MSc programme in 2014.

More information on Santander Scholarships|

Spangenberg Family Foundation Scholarship 

One scholarship to cover tuition fees and potentially a contribution to maintenance costs for a taught masters programme.

More information about the Spangenberg Family Foundation Scholarship|

Uzbekistan

ISTEDOD Foundation

ISTEDOD Foundation

Individual grants for young scientists, candidates and doctors of sciences to improve their pedagogic skills and do research for between 2 and 10 months at universities and scientific centres in a developed country.

Further information is available from Mr Bekhzod Umarov|, at the ISTEDOD Foundation. Phone +998-71-132-6240
Fax +998-71-1326016

171 Almazar Street
Tashkent City
700003
UZBEKISTAN

Vietnam

CV Starr Scholarship

There is one award of approximately £5,000 available for use on a taught masters programme.

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship|

Yemen

LSE Middle East Centre (MEC) Emirates Master's Scholarships

The MEC| and Emirates Foundation are offering up to three scholarships for students from the Arab League Member states to undertake any MSc programme at LSE and who will focus their studies on the Middle East.

More information on LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarship|

Zambia

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Canon Collins Trust

The Canon Collins Trust provides scholarships to students from/in the countries of southern Africa who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree in the UK. Both partial grants and full scholarships are awarded annually.

More information about the Canon Collins Trust|

The Beit Trust

The Beit Trust offers a small number of scholarships for postgraduate studies or research to graduates who are domiciled in Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

More information about The Beit Trust|

Zimbabwe

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

One scholarship of £25,000 for a taught Masters student from Sub-Saharan Africa.

More information about the Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship|

Canon Collins Trust

The Canon Collins Trust provides scholarships to students from/in the countries of southern Africa who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree in the UK. Both partial grants and full scholarships are awarded annually.

More information about the Canon Collins Trust|

The Beit Trust

The Beit Trust offers a small number of scholarships for postgraduate studies or research to graduates who are domiciled in Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

More information about The Beit Trust|

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