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Funding for International Students

British Chevening Scholarships

Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. British Chevening Scholarships are available to students from over 150 countries who wish to undertake postgraduate study in the United Kingdom.

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Commonwealth Scholarship Plan

Scholarships, including payment of tuition fees, are made available to students from Commonwealth countries. Students must apply well in advance through the Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in their country of permanent residence, which is usually based in the Department of Education of the country concerned (preliminary enquiries should be made well in advance of proposed study).

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

A number of scholarships across the University available to students from developing commonwealth countries who wish to undertake a one year taught masters programme in a subject relevant to the economic, social or technological development of the student's home country.

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