University of Bristol is ranked among the first 50 universities in the world and it takes pride in having been the first university to admit men and women on an equal rate. It was founded in 1876 as University College, Bristol and many Nobel laureates have crossed paths with this prestigious institution.
Think Big Scholarships
Continuing its efforts to encourage innovation and education, University of Bristol offers 26 Think Big Scholarships for postgraduate international students with leadership potential. The scholarships will cover between 25 and 100% of the tuition fee for master degree programs.
The eligibility criteria are: to be an oversea student and to have applied for a full time taught postgraduate master program at the University of Bristol, starting in September 2018.
Application process will take place in two rounds. The first deadline is 23 March 2018 and the second deadline for sending your application is 29 June 2018. Successful candidates who submit their application by 23 March 2018 will be contacted until 27 April 2018. The candidates who are selected in the second round of application will be contacted, if successful, by 16 July 2018.
Completing the form for this scholarship, candidates will be evaluated for other scholarships as well.
You can download the application form and find out more information about the scholarship by visiting this web page.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
University of Bristol also offers scholarships to students from Commonwealth countries defined as least developed and lower middle income (Bangladesh, Cameroon, Guyana, Ghana, Kenya, Kiribati, India, Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi, Pakistan, Papa New Guinea, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tuvalu, Tanzania, Vanuatu, Uganda, Zambia).
The scholarships covers tuition fees, living costs, flight tickets and the thesis grant. There are 8 available scholarships for students who start a full time taught program at master degree level in September/October 2018.
The eligibility criteria are the following:
- the students must be citizens or domiciled in the countries from the list above
- students must hold an undergraduate degree at first class or upper second class level
- they must meet the English language requirements necessary to receive a study visa in UK
- candidates must prove they have not lived or studied in another developed country and that their family does not have the means to support the costs of their education
Candidates must also be willing to return home after the graduation and must show in their application how their knowledge and abilities, acquired in the program will bring benefits to their home community.
Courses included in this scholarship scheme are those offered by Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.
The application process opens on 23 February 2018 and closes on 23 March 2018.On 17 May 2018 successful candidates are nominated.
You can find out more about the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship clicking on this link.