International Scholarships

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Over the past five years, we have awarded more than £5 million in scholarships and bursaries 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. We are proud to offer a range of scholarships to support more international students to do the same. Find out more about the scholarships you can apply for at the University of Salford. 


Salford International Excellence Award

Salford International Excellence Award

This scholarship supports a range of talented, inspiring and creative international students who aim to be the leaders of the future.

Learn more about the Salford International Excellence Award

Academic scholarships by programme

Energy Industries International Scholarship

Scholarships are available to applicants to MSc Petroleum and Gas Engineering.

Learn more about the Energy Industries International Scholarship 

Health Heroes Scholarships

We offer a number of scholarships for international applicants across programmes in nursing and midwifery. 

Learn more about the Health Heroes Scholarships

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. 

Learn more about the Public Health International Scholarship


Partnership scholarships

Chevening scholarships

Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.

Learn more about Chevening scholarships

NCUK scholarships

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.

Learn more about NCUK scholarships

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).

Learn more about China Advanced scholarships

Commonwealth scholarships

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).

Learn more about Commonwealth scholarships

Global Gold Excellence Scholarship

Our Global Gold Excellence Scholarship offers an automatic discount on tuition fees of £3,500 to all eligible applicants across undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.

Learn more about the Global Gold Excellence Scholarship

Global Silver Excellence Scholarship

Our Global Silver Excellence Scholarship offers £3,000 to all eligible applicants across undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.

Learn more about the Global Silver Excellence Scholarship

Other discounts

Loyalty discount

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 here

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.