Levels: Bachelor, Master
Tests needed: IELTS, TOEFL
Tuition: Tuition fees only
Finaid max: 18000  GBP
Deadline: 7 December
Duration max: 36  months

Brunel University London is pleased to offer a prestigious package of scholarships for International students. The scholarship scheme is for self-funded students only and is based on academic achievement. We will award scholarships to applicants who most closely meet or exceed the criteria for the award.

To apply you need to have received an offer to study on an eligible course starting in September 2018 or January 2019.

his year we are offering two international scholarships with different values.

International Excellence Scholarship

55 awards of £6,000 as a tuition fee waiver applied to the first year of study only. Applicants must have applied for a full time undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2018 or January 2019.

Santander International Scholarship

5 awards of a £3,000 cash award in the first year of study only.

Available to international students who are nationals of, and residing in, one of the following Santander Universities network countries at the time of application, namely Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, USA, and Venezuela. Other countries may be considered at Brunel’s discretion.

Applicants must have applied for a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme starting in September 2018 and have achieved the international equivalent of a UK upper second class honours degree (2:1) or higher.

International Excellence Scholarship- To be considered for an International Excellence Scholarship for January 2019 applicants must complete an application form registering their interest by midnight [GMT] by the deadline of 7 December 2018. Applications will only be accepted if all sections of the application form have been completed and if the applicant is holding an offer on a course starting in January 2019.

Santander International Scholarship - To be considered for a Santander Scholarship applicants must complete a different application form which requires a personal statement by midnight [GMT] by the deadline of 7 December 2018. Applications will only be accepted if all sections of the application form have been completed and if the applicant is holding an offer on a course starting in January 2019.

Brunel will then assess each application for suitability against one of our two scholarship packages.

Successful applicants will be contacted within four weeks of the deadline. Should any scholarship funds remain unallocated, we reserve the right to offer a limited number of scholarships to late applicants and will advertise these after July 2018. We will endeavour to make awards until all available funds are allocated.

Awards will be finalised once all offer conditions have been met in September.

Scholarship holders may be expected to represent Brunel as ambassadors throughout their time at the University and to participate occasionally in various activities to help promote the University. This might include hosting tours of the campus and its facilities, providing administrative support at Open Days, participating in social media and other marketing activity as required. Scholarship winners will be contacted by the International Recruitment or Marketing team as and when participation is required.

Eligibility

  • Must be classed as Overseas for fees purposes and be self-funded (not sponsored).
  •  Must have an offer to study on a full time undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2018 for the International Excellence scholarship and for a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme for the Santander scholarship.
  • Must complete the relevant Scholarship application by the 31st of May 2018 for September entry and 7 December 2018 for January entry.
  • Must have firmly accepted their course offer by the scholarship deadline date (7 December 2018).
  • All applicants must meet all conditions of their offer by 16 August 2018 (for September entry).

Conditions of payment

  • Scholarship awardees receiving tuition fee waivers or a cash award will be responsible for paying the remainder of their tuition fees after the scholarship contribution is deducted from the total fees for the academic year.
  • Scholarship awardees receiving a cash award - the £3,000 cash payment will bepaid in three instalments in year 1 of their chosen course.  (Please see below for the payment dates)
  • Scholarship awardees receiving tuition fee waivers- the tuition fee will be reduced by £6,000 in year 1 of their chosen course.
  • The scholarship does not replace the deposit of £3,000. All scholarship winners will need to pay the £3,000 deposit for their course in order to receive an unconditional offer and a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS). The amount of their scholarship will be deducted from the remaining fees.
  • International scholarships are a single contribution for the first of study only and will not be continued in subsequent years.
  • Successful applicants will not be eligible to apply for this scholarship programme in subsequent years (i.e. If you are successful in achieving a scholarship for an undergraduate course at Brunel in Year one, you will not be able to apply for the scholarship again in Year two, nor will you be able to apply for the scheme again if you choose to do a postgraduate course at the University). 
  • The fee waiver or cash award will only be applied providing the student is fully enrolled at the University on a full time undergraduate degree or postgraduate taught programme of study for the International Excellence Scholarship and a Postgraduate Taught or Postgraduate Research program of study for the Santander Scholarship, which includes having had their qualifications and other documentation verified and checked, and then completing the University enrolment procedures. This includes holding the correct visa to study.
  • Students must supply relevant UK bank details via eVision in early September by no later than the first day of term 1.