Country-based scholarships for master's study (L-Q)

I can fully enjoy my study at LSE without worrying too much about my budget

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 (L-Q). 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. 

Laos

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

Lesotho

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on 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

Libya

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

More information about the Margaret Bennett Scholarship

Malawi

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on 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 Fellowships for postgraduate studies or research to graduates who are domiciled in Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

More information about the Beit Trust

Malaysia

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

Mauritius

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

Mexico 

CONACYT

CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia) offers scholarships to Mexican students to study postgraduate programmes in the UK. LSE supports CONACYT sponsored applicants with a 30% reduction to the tuition fees for their programme.

Applications are made directly to CONACYT. Any applicant who is selected by CONACYT and receives an offer of admission from LSE will then qualify for the fee reduction scholarship.

More information about CONACYT

FIDERH

LSE provides a number of tuition fee awards in conjunction with the Banco De Mexico (FIDERH).

These awards are available for Mexican students undertaking any Master's or PhD programme. LSE offers a scholarship worth 25% of the tuition fee to scholars sponsored by FIDERH under their standard award programme.

Applications are made directly to FIDERH. Any applicants who are selected by FIDERH and receive an offer of admission will then qualify for the fee reduction scholarship. 

More information about FIDERH

FUNED

FUNED is  a foundation that helps Mexican applicants to study in the UK by providing low cost loans. Applicants who are supported by FUNED will receive a 25% fee only award towards any Masters programme at LSE.

Successful applicants are selected by FUNED and those that receive an offer of admission from LSE will qualify for the fee reduction scholarship.

More information about FUNED

Please note only one of these partnership fee reduction awards can be held during a programme at LSE.

Morocco

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

More information about the Margaret Bennett Scholarship

Mozambique

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on 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 Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships

More information about the Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships

Namibia

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on 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

Nigeria

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

The Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships

More information about the Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships

Northern Mariana Islands

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

Norway

State Education Loan Fund

The Norwegian State Education Loan Fund will give you support to study in the UK as long as the institution is publicly recognised, you are enrolled as a full-time student and study for a recognised degree, such as a Bachelor or master's degree.

More information about the State Education Loan Fund

Pakistan

Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship

The Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship is awarded to women for study at recognised institutions of higher education in the UK for up to two academic years. It offers the opportunity for 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

Palau

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

Palestine

Higher Education Scholarships for Palestine (HESPAL)

HESPAL aims to help create the next generation of senior academics who can maintain international quality standards at Palestinian universities and to develop renewed, sustainable links between Palestinian and UK universities. The Scheme will upgrade junior academic staff in Palestinian universities through a master's Scholarship programme. LSE can make up to two joint awards per academic year.

More information about HESPAL

Said Foundation

More information about the Said Foundation Scholarship

Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship

More information about the Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship

The Philippines

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship