Country-based scholarships for master's study (D-K)

My scholarship has enabled me to concentrate on my studies and participate in many activities through LSE

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

Additional funding opportunities for specific countries are then listed in alphabetical order by country (D-K). This funding is for taught master's study at LSE.

External organisations who offer scholarships to overseas students

The following organisations offer scholarships to support programmes of study at LSE. Please contact them for further information.

Association of Commonwealth Universities

British Chevening Scholarships
LSE contributes 20% to the tuition fee of Chevening Awardees and will support the full tuition fees for those selected for a Chevening Partnership award.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme  Successful bid for 2019, secured five scholarships, application via LSE and CSC)

Commonwealth Scholarships

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.  2019/20 applications will open March 7, 2019. 

Egypt

Qalaa Holdings Scholarships

The Qalaa Holdings Scholarships (formally known as the Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation) was created in 2007, out of a strong will to contribute to national development through creating high calibre professionals to help enhance Egypt's growth in all sectors. The Foundation is funded by an endowment, a private equity firm, to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degrees and PhDs abroad in all fields of study.

More information about the Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

More information about the Margaret Bennett Scholarship

Ethiopia

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

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Gambia 

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

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Ghana

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

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The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships

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Hong Kong

Lee Scholarships

More information on the Lee Scholarships

Diana LEE WONG Pui Yue Scholarship

More information on the Diana LEE WONG Pui Yue Scholarship

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships

The Fellowships are for financing outstanding Hong Kong students for overseas postgraduate studies. They are expected to contribute significantly to the development of Hong Kong upon graduation.

Applicants must:

  1. be permanent residents of Hong Kong
  2. have received at least seven years of continuous education in Hong Kong
  3. fulfil all application procedures and admission requirements at the institution of their choice
  4. hold a good Honours degree obtained in Hong Kong or expect to obtain such a degree: and
  5. be proficient in English and Chinese, and have a good command of the language in which their studies will be undertaken.

More information about the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships

Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Postgraduate Scholarships

This Fund, which was established in 1961, provides awards to individuals in pursuit of postgraduate studies or other training programmes at both local or overseas institutions.

More information about the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Postgraduate Scholarships

India

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 (ie outside India) in the field of social work and public health.

More information about the Lady Meherbai Tata Education Trust

Marchant Foundation LLM Scholarship

More information about the Marchant Foundation LLM Scholarship

Margaret Basu Scholarship

More information on the Margaret Basu Scholarship

Indonesia

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

Israel

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.

See Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship for more information.

Ivory Coast 

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

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Jordan

Said Foundation

More information about the Said Foundation Scholarship

Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship

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Kenya

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

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The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships

More information about The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships