Swansea University International Excellence and Merit Scholarships

The International Development Office recognises the ambition and talent of many international students and offer scholarships up £6000 for undergraduate study and up to £4000 for postgraduate taught study.

Scholarship Summary  
|Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate (Masters) |Institution(s):  Swansea University
|Location:  UK |Field(s): Any
|Target: Several |Deadline(s):  6 July, 2017

The International Excellence and Merit Scholarships at Swansea University are for students from several countries of the world as shown in the eligibility section. The scholarship covers all full time undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses in any subject offered at the university.

There is at least one slot available for the scholarship. In terms of benefit, an award is worth up to £6000 for undergraduate study and up to £4000 for postgraduate study. Undergraduate International Excellence Scholarships are available for the first year of any Undergraduate degree programme. Scholarship holders progressing to Year 2 will be eligible for a £2000 award provided their academic results for Year 1 is 65% and above.


To be eligible for the International Excellence and Merit Scholarship, candidates must hold an offer to study at Swansea University. In addition, they must be from one of the following countries:

America, Bahrain, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

How to apply for the Swansea University International Excellence and Merit Scholarships

Candidates should only apply for the scholarship once they have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course they wish to study. During the application process, candidate will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form. This must be done on or before the deadline of 6 July 2016 for September 2016 entry.

You can visit the scholarship announcement page for further information on the International Excellence and Merit Scholarship.

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