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Discover our range of scholarships and funding opportunities for international students.

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Please note that PGCE students are not eligible for these sources of funding, except for the fee discount schemes.

Goldsmiths International Scholarship 2016

Award value

£2,500

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply you must have received and accepted your offer of a place on a full-time taught programme starting in September 2016. The following levels of study are eligible to apply:

  • Undegraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • International Foundation Certificate
  • Graduate Diploma

You must be regarded as International for fee purposes and be self-financing your studies.

How to apply

Find out about our application process on the Goldsmiths International Scholarship 2016 page.

Deadline

Midnight Sunday 26th June 2016 (GMT)

 

 

Goldsmiths Excellence Fee Waiver

Award value

30% fee discount to home/EU students, and the equivalent amount in pounds sterling to international students.

Eligibility

Home, EU and international students (full-time and part-time) with a first class honours degree from a British higher education institution, applying for taught Masters programmes.

How to apply

The fee discount will be applied automatically.

Please note: this cannot be combined with the Goldsmiths Alumni Fee Waiver

Goldsmiths Alumni Fee Waiver

Award value

30% fee discount to home/EU alumni, and the equivalent amount in pounds sterling to international alumni.

Eligibility

Home, EU and international students (full-time and part-time), including Study Abroad and LaSalle students, who are Goldsmiths graduates. Graduates of the University of London International Programmes who have been awarded a BA in English, a BSc in Computing and Information Systems or a BSc in Creative Computing. 

Those applying for taught Masters programmes are eligible.

How to apply

The fee discount will be applied automatically.

Please note: this cannot be combined with the Goldsmiths Excellence Fee Waiver.

Banco Santander Scholarships

Award value

7 x £5,000

In partnership with Banco Santander, Goldsmiths will be awarding seven scholarships to outstanding candidates from within the Santander Universidades network. Each scholarship provides a £5,000 fee waiver and is tenable for one year only. 

Eligibility

Scholarships will be open to students applying to study a taught masters degree (excludes MRes and Masters by Research) in any discipline starting in September 2016. The countries targeted (although not exclusively, should exceptional candidates apply from other eligible countries*) will be:

  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • China

* The Santander Universidades scheme covers institutions in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Ghana, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, United Arab Emirates, UK, Uruguay and USA.

To be eligible to apply you must:

  • have applied for a place on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught degree
  • have an international fee liability
  • be self-financing to some extent
  • be a national from and residing in one of the above listed countries

You will also need to demonstrate academic excellence and / or significant achievement in your chosen field of study.

Please note that students who have already started their degree are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. A scholarship cannot be deferred to a later year.

How to apply

Your scholarship application should be completed online through your myGoldsmiths account. This is the online account that you created in order to apply for a course at Goldsmiths.

As part of the application, you'll be asked to answer three questions relevant to the award that you are applying for.

For more information, please see the Banco Santander Scholarships page.

Goldsmiths Humanitarian Scholarship

Award value

Full tuition fees, travel and maintenance for 2 prospective Masters students from Palestine

Eligibility

You must be a prospective Masters student from Palestine. There are two scholarships available.

How to apply

Visit the Humanitarian Scholarship page for application information

Please note: applications for this award have now closed

Goldsmiths International Postgraduate Scholarship

Award value

£5,000 towards tuition fees

Eligibility

You must be a prospective international Masters student. There are up to 16 awards available.

How to apply

Find out about the application process on the International Postgraduate Scholarship page

Please note: applications for this award have now closed

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Award value

Full tuition fees, travel & maintenance

Eligibility

This award is for Prospective Masters students from developing Commonwealth countries. There is 1 scholarship available.

How to apply

Find out more about applying on our Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme page

Said Foundation scholarships

This scholarship is for outstanding individuals from Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan who demonstrate the potential to become leaders and innovators of change. There are 20 awards available.

Find out more about this award

Goldsmiths International Response Scholarship Fund

Award Value

3 x awards for undergraduate students who are refugees. The awards include:

  • Accommodation fee waiver
  • £11,400 for each year of study
  • Tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

All eligible applicants will be invited to apply. You must have received an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate or full time postgraduate taught programme starting September 2016. You will also need to demonstrate academic excellence and/or significant achievement in your chosen field of study.

Award Criteria

Students applying for this award must:

  • Be holding an offer of full time study commencing September 2016
  • Be declared as refugee or asylum seeker on your application
  • Be an International student
  • Be undertaking your first undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Demonstrate strong academic potential

Please note, applicants will have to meet all of the eligibility criteria to be considered for the awards.

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, please complete our online application form. Applications will open Monday 18th July and remain open until 5pm on Monday 8th August 2016.

Further information

  • Applicants must have a letter from the UK Government confirming refugee/asylum status in the UK
  • You may use up to 1500 characters for each question on the application form
  • Only completed applications will be accepted, supporting documentation will not be accepted after the deadline
  • No applications will be accepted after the application closing date
  • Applicants for undergraduate programmes will not be considered if they already hold an undergraduate degree
  • Applicants for postgraduate programmes will not be considered if they already hold postgraduate degree

Goldsmiths departmental funding schemes

It is worth checking with your academic department to see whether any course or subject-specific funding is available. Visit our departmental awards page for further information.

PhD studentships

We offer multi-million pound funding for PhDs in the arts and humanities, computing, creative industries and the social sciences, including AHRC funding and ESRC Doctoral Training studentships.

External sources of funding 

There are a number of international organisations that offer funding to students. Read our External Funding Guide for further information.

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