We have awarded more than £10 million in scholarships and bursaries over the past five years, to support high-achieving international students. Our international graduates are now successfully working across the world, contributing to their communities and applying their knowledge and experience to make a positive impact.
(last updated: 11 November 2022).
Salford International Excellence Award
Salford International Excellence Award
This scholarship supports a range of talented, inspiring and creative international undergraduate students who aim to be the leaders of the future.
Academic scholarships by programme
Health Heroes Scholarships
We offer a number of scholarships for international applicants across programmes in nursing and midwifery.
Public Health International Scholarship
To recognise the global importance of public health and our membership of the Association of Schools for Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER), we are offering two high-value scholarships to MSc Public Health applicants, based on academic merit.
China PhD Scholarships for the School of Arts and Media
To celebrate our creative work in China, our School of Arts and Media offers a scholarship at PhD level. The PhD Arts and Media China scholarship aims to support academic and creative opportunities between the University of Salford and China. The purpose of this scholarship is to support applicants in their research and the growth of sustainable academic partnerships and networks.
Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.
We are are an owner-member of the Northern Consortium of UK universities (NCUK). NCUK delivers pathway programmes that lead to degrees at member universities. To support students who progress from NCUK, we offer a number of high value scholarships to outstanding applicants for undergraduate or master's programmes.
China Advanced scholarships
We welcome high achieving students from China who are progressing from an SQA diploma. Scholarships are available for applicants from CSCSE who have studied the SQA HND and have achieved AB/AAB plus IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in all bands).
Commonwealth Scholarships enable talented and motivated students to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development.
These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and offered through the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC).
Global Gold Excellence Scholarship
Our Global Gold Excellence Scholarship offers an automatic discount on tuition fees to all eligible applicants.
Learn more about the Global Gold Excellence Scholarship
Global Silver Excellence Scholarship
Our Global Silver Excellence Scholarship offers an automatic discount on tuition fees to all eligible applicants.
Learn more about the Global Silver Excellence Scholarship
If you have completed an eligible programme of study here, you may be entitled to a discount of 20% off your fees if you take another programme with us. For more details please see the information on our loyalty discount.
Please note, you may apply for the loyalty discount if you have already been awarded a scholarship, however, in line with our terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship or discount (the one with the highest value).
Prompt payment discount
If you pay your fees in full, either on before or at enrolment, you can receive a prompt payment discount of 3%. This is applied to the net fee remaining after any scholarship has been applied.
Terms and conditions
Before applying for an international scholarship, please read our terms and conditions. Unless specified, our international scholarships are available to full-time, on-campus, self-funded students who have been assessed as international students for fee purposes and are applying to the first year of study for an undergraduate bachelor’s or postgraduate taught master’s programme.