Country-based scholarships for master's study (R-Z)

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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 (R-Z). 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. 

Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Scholarship Programme (KASP)

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

Singapore

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

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

Tan Kah Kee Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship

The Foundation has been awarding postgraduate scholarships since 1983. The scholarships are open to Singapore citizens and permanent residents who are pursuing a full-time master's 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

South Africa

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

South Sudan

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

South Sudan

The Ambassador E.O.Kolade Scholarships

More information on The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

 

 

Sudan

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

More information about the Margaret Bennett Scholarship

Swaziland

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

Syria

Said Foundation

More information about the Said Foundation Scholarship

Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship

More information about the Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship

Thailand

CV Starr Scholarship

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

Dr Puey Ungphakorn Centenary Scholarship

The Puey Ungphakorn Centenary Scholarship is awarded, on a yearly basis, by the Bank of Thailand for one student, from Thailand, with an offer from LSE from one of the eligible programmes.

More information on the Dr Puey Ungphakorn Centenary Scholarship

Tunisia

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

More information about the Margaret Bennett Scholarship

Turkey 

Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme

The Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, a project funded by the European Union (EU), aims to increase the number of experts in the EU field and support Turkey’s administrative capacity building efforts for the effective implementation of EU acquis within the framework of Turkey’s negotiation process for full membership to the EU.

More information on eligibility and how to apply can be found here Jean Monnet Scholarships

Uganda

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on The 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 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 per cent 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 five 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.

USA

American Friends of LSE Scholarship

More information about the American Friends of LSE Scholarship

BUTEX Scholarships for North American and Canadian students

BUTEX (British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association) offers 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

More information on 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 Postgraduate Award

LSE is recognised as one of the UK institutions eligible for Fulbright Awards to cover MSc study.

More information about the Fulbright LSE 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. Details of how to apply can be found here.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Graduate Scholarship Programme

One of the largest and most competitive scholarship programmes 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

Federal 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

The Joseph and Andrea Cunningham Scholarship

More information about the Joseph and Andrea Cunningham Scholarship

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

Oram-Stott-Schlusche Scholarship

More information on the Oram-Stott-Schlusche Scholarship

Spangenberg Family Foundation Scholarship 

More information on the Spangenberg Family Foundation Scholarship

Uzbekistan

ISTEDOD Foundation

Individual grants for young scientists, candidates and doctors of sciences to improve their pedagogic skills and do research for between two 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

More information about the CV Starr Scholarship

Zambia

The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarships

More information on The Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship

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

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

Zimbabwe

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