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

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

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.

Goldsmiths Humanitarian Scholarship

Applications for this award are now closed

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. You must be holding an offer of study with us in order to apply for this scholarship.

How to apply

Visit the Humanitarian Scholarship page for application information

Goldsmiths International Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications for this scholarship have now closed.

Award value

£5,000 towards tuition fees

Eligibility

You must be a prospective international Masters student holding an offer to study with us. There are up to 16 awards available.

How to apply

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

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Applications for this award are now closed.

Award value

Full tuition fees, travel & maintenance

Eligibility

This award is for Prospective Masters students from developing Commonwealth countries. You must be holding an offer of study with us. There is 1 scholarship available.

How to apply

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

Goldsmiths International Response Scholarship

Award Value

3 x awards for postgraduate students who meet the eligibility criteria. The awards include:

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

*You will need to make a separate accommodation application. Find out more about applying for accommodation.

Eligibility

You must have received an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate or full time postgraduate taught programme starting September 2017. You will also need to demonstrate academic excellence and/or significant achievement in your chosen field of study.

Eligibility Criteria

Students applying for this award must:

  • Be holding an offer of full time study in either a Postgraduate or Undergraduate programme commencing September 2017
  • Be declared as refugee or asylum seeker on your application, or have been granted limited leave as the result of an asylum application or human rights application.
  • Be an International student
  • Be undertaking your first undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Demonstrate strong academic potential
  • Applicants must have a letter from the UK Government confirming refugee/asylum status in the UK. This document must be uploaded to your My Goldsmiths account when you submit your application. Applications will not be considered if you do not provide evidence of your status in the UK

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

How to apply as a Postgraduate

Applications 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.

How to apply as an Undergraduate

To apply for our scholarships and bursaries you'll first need to set up a MyGoldsmiths account. Please see our advice and guidance on how to create your MyGoldsmiths account.

When to apply

Applications for this scholarship close at 12noon on 31 July 2017.

Further information

  • Applicants must have a letter from the UK Government confirming refugee/asylum status in the UK. This document must be uploaded to your My Goldsmiths account when you submit your application. Applications will not be considered if you do not provide evidence of your 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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