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Funding for study

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.

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. Applications usually open in early February of each year.

Rotary Scholarships, World Peace Fellowships and Youth Exchange  

UNESCO Fellowships  

India

Charles Wallace India Trust
Full scholarships and Grants-in-aid for Indian citizens following Postgraduate or Research studies in the UK in the arts or humanities.
More information about the Charles Wallace India Trust.

Inlaks Foundation
The Inlaks Foundation offers full scholarships to Indian citizens who hold a good degree from a recognised university and are resident in India at the time of application.
More information about the Inlaks Foundation.

J N Tata Endowment Scholarships
The JN Tata Endowment was set up in 1892 by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, to encourage young people to take up higher studies at some of the best universities in the world.
More information about the J N Tata Endowment Scholarships.

Lady Meherbai Tata Education Trust
Set up in 1932, the Trust grants scholarships to young Indian women graduates of recognised Indian universities for pursuing higher studies abroad (i.e. outside India) in the field of social work and public health.
More information about the Lady Meherbai Tata Education Trust.

Marchant Foundation LLM Scholarship
There is one scholarship available of up to £10,000 for those studying on the LLM.
More information about the Marchant Foundation LLM Scholarship.

Margaret Basu Scholarship
There is one scholarship available of £4,000 for an Indian national, resident in India.
More information about the Margaret Basu Scholarship

Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation Scholarship
The Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship is open to meritorious Indian students pursuing post graduate studies in leading and prestigious institutes in India and abroad.
More information about the Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship.

Myanmar

Charles Wallace Burma Trust
Supplementary or topping up awards for citizens of Burma following postgraduate or research studies in the UK.
More information about the Charles Wallace Burma Trust.

Pakistan

Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship
The Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship is awarded to women for study at recognized institutions of higher education in the UK for up to two academic years. It offers the opportunity to do graduate study in the United Kingdom to a woman who is committed to make a genuine contribution to her chosen field on her return to Pakistan.
More information about the Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship.

Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust
Supplementary or topping up awards for citizens of Pakistan following postgraduate or research studies in the UK.
More information about the Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust

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