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International scholarships

Brunel has a range of scholarship packages and works in partnership with several scholarship organisations and bodies including Chevening, The Commonwealth Scholarships and Santander Mobility Awards. We offer more than 100 scholarships every year to help international students. Some awards are worth up to £6000 a year to help partially fund university fees and living costs.

In 2019 Brunel will be offering over 400 scholarships to Home and International students.

 

September 2019 scholarships 

International Excellence Scholarship

The International Excellence Scholarship is now open 2019 applicants.

There are 130 awards available of up to £6,000 tuition fee waiver as part of the International Excellence Scholarship for September 2019 entry. The scholarship contributes to the tuition fee payment for the first year of studies for Postgraduates and is a £6,000 per year award for Undergraduates. Register your interest to be considered.

Phase 1: Apply by 30th April 2019 to be considered for an early award.

Phase 2: Apply by 31st July 2019 to be considered for a later award.

Brunel Santander International Scholarship

There are five awards available as part of the Santander Scholarship for September 2019 entry. Successful applicants will receive a £3,000 cash award towards their first year of study.

The Brunel Santander International Scholarship will be awarded to selected 2019 offer holders who have achieved an international equivalent of a UK 2.1 or above, and reside in Argentina, Brazil, Chilie, Columbia, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uraguay, USA and Venezuela.

The Santander Scholarship for September 2019 is now open. Further details and full terms and conditions can be found here.

Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship

As part of the Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship, 15% tuition fee discount is awarded to all those who meet the eligibility criteria.

 

No application is required as Brunel will automatically assess your eligibility in the summer.

Brunel Colciencias

The Brunel Colciencias is awarded to selected scholarship holders from Colombia. Successful students will receive 20% discount towards the cost of PhD fees. 

This scholarship is available to Colombian citizens wishing to study a PhD degree at Brunel University London. Priority areas include: Engineering and Nanotechnology; Humanities and Social Sciences; GIS and Environmental Sciences; Biodiversity; Health Sciences.

Commonwealth Scholarship

100% tuition fee, a monthly stipend, return airfares and other allowances as applicable is available.

Applications are considered according to the following selection criteria:

Academic merit of the candidate
Quality of the research proposal
Potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country
For full details, visit the CSC website.

Rotary Graduate Scholarship programme

The Rotary Graduate Scholarship programme is one of the largest privately funded scholarship programmes in the world.

Rotary District 1090, representing the Rotary Clubs in the Thames Valley area, is pleased to announce a call for applications for Rotary Scholarships for post-graduate studies in the academic year 2019-2020.

Rotary are offering one scholarship of USD 30,000 for applicants from outside the UK, from low to middle income countries.

Students must plan to study at one of the five universities within Rotary District 1090 – Brunel, Bucks New, Oxford, Oxford Brookes and Reading, under one of two of Rotary’s Areas of Focus:

  • Peace and conflict prevention/ resolution 
  • Economic and community development

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 31st March 2019.  To find out more and apply visit the Rotary Foundation website.

Sport Scholarships

Brunel have a history of supporting talented sportsmen and sportswomen that dates back to the 1960s. The Sports Scholarship Programme is more than just financial assistance; it is designed to the particular needs of athletes with outstanding sporting ability in higher education.

Our Sports Scholarships offer a cash award of up to £3000 per academic year*. In addition there are a range of benefits including:

  • Support Package benefits/products worth over £500
  • Athlete-friendly accommodation on campus next to sports facilities**
  • Sport Psychology support
  • Free use of world-class sports facilities including Indoor Athletics Centre and Strength & Conditioning area
  • Free weekly physio sessions
  • Free spa access
  • Sport scholarship kit

Applications for 2019/2020 will open in January 2019. For further details please visit our Sports scholarships page.

College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences Academic Excellence Scholarship

The College of Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences (CEDPS) Academic Excellence Scholarship is a cash award available to full-time students commencing specified undergraduate courses in the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences. An unlimited number of awards are available at a value of £2,000 cash each year for a maximum of three years for applicants who attain 3 A Levels with grades AAB or above, or equivalent.

There is no separate application, all students will be considered for the scholarship automatically based on the information supplied in their course application. More information can be found here.

NSIRC Scholarship

The NSIRC Scholarship for MSc Oil and Gas Engineering and MSc Structural Integrity (Asset Reliability Management) is a tuition fee waiver  of £12,500 for Overseas applicants and £6,750 for UK/EU applicants.

Applicants should apply for the programme in the usual way through the course web page and then express their interest to be considered for a scholarship by emailing the Programme Course Director, for further details please refer to the terms and conditions.

MBA Scholarship

We are offering 30 scholarships for the full-time MBA and 20 for the part-time MBA programme for 2019/20.

The Full time MBA Scholarship is a £6,500 tuition fee waiver for one year only.

 The Part Time MBA Scholarship value depends on your employment sector.  Those from the Corporate/Private sector will be awarded a £9,000 tuition fee waiver for a maximum of two years only, split equally across both academic years (£4,500 per year). Applicants from the Public/Government sector are awarded a £11,000 tuition fee waiver for a maximum of two years only, split equally across both academic years (£5,500 per year). 

Applicants must also complete the MBA scholarship application form by the final deadline:

Wednesday 04 September 2019 for applicants applying for September 2019 and Friday 13 December 2019 for applicants applying for January 2020 entry. Please note the scholarship will open on 15th February 2019.

For further details please refer to the terms and conditions.

COLFUTURO scholarship

Two tuition fee discounts of 50% for two Masters or PhD students for a maximum of three years.

Plus 15% discount on tuition for all eligible COLFUTURO beneficiaries for a period of one year for Masters programmes and three years for PhD.

For more information refer to the COLFUTURO website. Please click here.

Brunel Graduate Discount

We have always offered a reduction in PG tuition fees for our alumni. Our students who take up postgraduate education could be eligible to receive the '15% graduate discount'.

The Graduate Discount will not apply if you receive the Brunel International scholarship, Brunel Santander International Scholarship or Brunel International Regional Scholarships. Please refer to the individual scholarship terms and conditions for further information.

For further information regarding eligibility please contact the scholarships@brunel.ac.uk

In addition self-funding students who pay their fees in full by enrolment are also entitled to a prompt payment discount of 2%. Additionally Brunel Alumni are entitled to an Alumni discount of 15%.

Family Discount

Applicants who have a direct family (spouse, parent, child or sibling) connection to alumni of Brunel are eligible to receive a discount of 10% off the tuition fees for every year of the course. Full terms and conditions can be found here. In order to be considered for the discount, the online application form will need to be completed.

Prompt Payment Discount

All students who are responsible for paying their own course fees in full, and who pay the full amount of fees due at or before their scheduled date of registration, may receive a prompt payment discount of 2% on the net course fee i.e after the application of any other discounts to which they may be entitled. Further details can be found in the Student Financial Policy.