International scholarships

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The funding opportunities on this page are for International students. If you are a Home/EU student, please see our pages on scholarships and bursaries for undergraduate, postgraduate or PGCE students

You must apply for a course before you can apply for a scholarship. Only applicants who have accepted their offer of study will be considered for scholarships.

You should only apply for scholarships if you meet the eligibility criteria. Applications that don't meet the criteria will be rejected.

Still available for 2019 entry 

It's still possible to apply or be considered for the Goldsmiths funding below.

Academics at Risk Scholarship

This scholarship is offered in collaboration with the Council for At-Risk Academics (CARA)

Award value

1 x award per academic year for early career academics who meet the eligibility criteria. The award includes:

  • A stipend of £15,000 per year for each year of study
  • A tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

You must have received an offer of a place on a full-time PhD programme. You must be have held an academic post (someone who has held a post as a lecturer and/or researcher in a higher education institution or equivalent).  You must meet Cara’s eligibility criteria.

Students applying for this award must:

  • Have an offer of full-time study on a PhD programme
  • Have been referred via Cara
  • The award will be given for a maximum of four years of full-time study and the academic supervisor will need to provide an update each year confirming academic progress to an expected level. To note: we will have no more than 4 award recipients at any one time.

Applicants will have to meet all of the eligibility criteria to be considered for the award. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other Goldsmiths financial award.

How to apply

Applicants should contact Cara in the first instance via their website. In case of any questions, applicants can contact info@cara.ngo or scholarships@gold.ac.uk.

 

Commonwealth Masters Scholarship

Award value

  • Return airfare from your home country to the UK
  • Approved tuition fees
  • Monthly living allowance between £1,110 and £1,362

Eligibility

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020
  • By September 2020, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format

How to apply

For more information and to apply, please visit the Commonwealth Scholarships website.

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 undergraduate honours degree from a British higher education institution, applying for taught Masters programmes. Read the full definitions for the eligibility criteria of the Goldsmiths Excellence Fee Waiver

How to apply

The fee discount will be applied automatically after full enrolment has been completed.

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 Goldsmiths, University of London distance learning programme 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 after full enrolment has been completed.

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

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.

External sources of funding 

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