Funding options and scholarships for postgraduate international students

  • Oxford Brookes offers a range of scholarships to international postgraduate students who pay international fees.
  • John Henry Brookes Scholarships - September 2016 Entry

    These awards are funded through the Brookes Alumni Fund and Oxford Brookes International.

    We are offering a number of scholarships across a range of subject areas for UK, EU and international students wishing to undertake full-time taught postgraduate master's degrees in September 2016.

    Applications will only be accepted from students who have already been made an offer by Oxford Brookes University.

    You should apply for your place on the relevant courses below and then submit your scholarship application. IF YOU APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP WITHOUT THE OFFER OF A PLACE, YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

    The deadline for receipt of applications is midnight on Thursday 30 June 2016 unless otherwise stated on a Faculty webpage. They should be emailed or posted to the address stated on the forms below or online for all applications to the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment.

    The following scholarships are available:

    Faculty of Business  

    A number of £1,000 to £2,000 awards are open to UK, EU and International students studying a full-time Masters:

     BH57 MSc in International Hotel and Tourism Management 

    BH61 MSc International Hospitality, Events & Tourism Management 

    BH55 MSc International Management and International Relations

    BH56 MSc Business Management

    BH64 MSc Accounting

    BH69 MSc Economics

    BH70 MSc Financial Economics

    BH71 MSc International Management

    BU88 MSc international business economics

     

    BU87 MSc Finance

    BU88 MSc International Trade and Logistics

    BU89 MSc Accounting and Finance

    BU91 MSc Marketing

    BU92 MSc Human Resource Management

    MSc Marketing and Brand Management

      MSc International Luxury Marketing

    MSc Digital Marketing

    Download an application form here

     
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

    A number of £1,000 to £2,000 awards are open to UK, EU and International students studying a  

    full-time Masters:

    BM51 - MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science

    BM60 - MSc Applied Human Nutrition

    BM63 - MSc Conservation Ecology

    HC51 - MSc Infection prevention and control

    HL66 - MRes Ecology, Evolution and Development

    HL67 - MSc in Medical Genetics and Genomics

    NB:Please note applicants for the MSc Adult/Children’s/Mental Health Nursing (Pre-Registration) and MSc Midwifery (Pre-Registration) are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.

    Download an application form here

    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Five awards of £1,000 and one award of £2,000 are open to UK, EU or International students across the Faculty. Students must be studying one of the following subjects in the following Departments:

     School of Education

     MA Education (Childhood and Youth Studies/Leadership and Management/TESOL)

     Department of English and Modern Languages

     MA English Literature OR MA Creative Writing OR MA European, Business, Culture and Languages

     Department of History, Philosophy and Religion

     MA History OR MA History (History of Medicine)

     School of Law

     LLM International Law OR LLM International Economic Law OR LLM International Human Rights Law

     OR LLM International Law, Globalisation and Development, OR LLM International Trade and

     Commercial Law

     Department of Social Sciences

     MA International Studies (Environment/Global Political Economy/International Relations/ Security)  OR MSc Primate Conservation

    Download an application form here



    Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

    Please visit Department Scholarship pages for details of the awards and application process for all awards:

    http://architecture.brookes.ac.uk/scholarships/index.html

    http://arts.brookes.ac.uk/scholarships/index.html

    http://rec.brookes.ac.uk/scholarships/index.html

    http://planning.brookes.ac.uk/scholarships/index.html

    http://cct.brookes.ac.uk/scholarships/index.html
    http://mems.brookes.ac.uk/scholarships/index.html

     

    Students from Mainland China are eligible to apply for scholarships worth £2,000. 

    The scholarships will be awarded to students beginning an Oxford Brookes master's degree in September 2016 and who achieve a high academic level during their undergraduate course.

    How to apply

    To check your eligibility and to apply please download the application form. You must have met all the University's academic, English language and  other related entry criteria when you apply.

    Please return the completed form to santander@brookes.ac.uk by 10am (UK time) / 5pm (China time) on 8 July 2016. 

    If you are successful, we will inform you by the end of July 2016. The awarded scholarships will be automatically deducted from your postgraduate tuition fees. 

    If you have any questions please email santander@brookes.ac.uk

    Applications for this cycle are now closed.

    If you have already graduated from Oxford Brookes, you may be eligible for a 10% tuition fee discount on postgraduate tuition fees.

    Please see our 10% discount page for further information.

    Information about future scholarships will be advertised here when there are awards available.

    Some of our faculties and departments offer scholarships towards taught master's programmes for UK, EU and international students.

    Please check below for the Department you are applying to:


    Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment
    Please visit Department Scholarship pages for details and application forms for all awards available:
    School of Architecture
    School of Arts
    Department of Computing and Communication Technologies
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
    Department of Planning
    Department of Real Estate and Construction

    Pre-Master's students beginning an Oxford Brookes master's in September 2016 will be eligible for a £2,000 scholarship. Awards will go to those students who perform highest during their pre-master's. The scholarship will be in the form of a tuition fee discount from your master's. For more information see our pre-master's scholarship webpage.

    de Rohan Scholarship- September 2016 entry

    For September 2016 entry, we are pleased to offer the de Rohan Scholarship to one full-time student studying the MA Creative Writing, MA English, or MA History or MA by Research in the History of Art in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    The award will provide £7,000 for one year, from which fees will be deducted.

    Applications will only be accepted from students who have already been made a conditional or unconditional offer by Oxford Brookes University.

    You should apply for your place on the course and then submit your scholarship application.

    IF YOU APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP WITHOUT THE OFFER OF A PLACE, YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

    The deadline for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Monday 27 June 2016. They should be emailed or posted to the address stated on the forms below.

    The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the personal statement. You should clearly explain why you are following the MA course; what you hope to contribute to the course and the discipline; and what you hope achieving the MA will contribute to your career and/or personal development.

    Please find the application form, notes for guidance and background to the scholarship below.

    Download Application Form (includes Notes for Guidance)

    Download Background to Scholarship

     

    GAZA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME The Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholarship Scheme, currently supported by the Asfari Foundation, was created in 2009 out of a strong will to support the people of Gaza by bringing one student each year at graduate level to undertake a course of study leading to the award of an Oxford Brookes Masters’ degree.

    For the scholarship criteria and application process, please go to the British Council website
    http://www.britishcouncil.ps/en/study-uk/scholarship/gaza-oxford-brookes



    For additional information, 

    https://www.brookesalumni.co.uk/make-a-difference/make-a-donation/projects/gaza 

    Download further information about applying for  the Gaza Scholarship here

    If a member of your family has attended Oxford Brookes you may be eligible for a 10% discount on your tuition fees. 

    Terms and conditions apply, please see our 10% discount page for further information. 

    If you are a self-financing student the University will pay up to £439 towards the cost of visa renewal for international students who wish to progress to an Oxford Brookes postgraduate course starting in September 2015 after completing any of the following courses:

    To claim this discount students should apply by email to the Student Finance Office after receiving their visa for their new course. They must provide a copy of their passport or their new visa, which must be dated after they have finished their previous course.

    If they have applied in the UK they must show their new visa on a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) or visa card. If they have applied outside the UK they must show the visa sticker in their passport.

    Unless a request is made no discount will be awarded. The discount will be debited against your tuition fees. If your fees have already been paid in full a refund will be arranged. Only one visa renewal discount will be awarded per course.

     

    Name of scholarship Notes Contact

    British Council Fellowships

    Funded by the British Council

    Awarded for postgraduate study or research.

    Range from short attachments to research leading to a PhD.

    Awarded by the local British Council Director; he or she decides the subject areas that will be eligible for a grant and selects the candidates.

    You must apply to the British Council Office in your own country for a fellowship, and you are usually required to be a national and a resident of the country in which you apply.

    If you are considered for a grant, you will be interviewed in your own country.

    your local British Council office

    UK scholarship schemes

    Many British Council offices administer scholarship schemes that are only open to nationals from a particular country. Your local British Council office should be able to give you information about these schemes.

    You may also be eligible to apply for one of our partial scholarships available for international students who pay international fees.

    your local British Council office

    Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)

    Funded by the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    Assists Commonwealth students and academics of high intellectual calibre to study in other Commonwealth countries.

    Around 400 students come to the UK each year under the scheme.

    You may be eligible for a Commonwealth Scholarship if you are a citizen of either a Commonwealth country (but not the Commonwealth of Independent States), or a British dependent territory.

    Scholarships are primarily intended for postgraduate study or research. Candidates should hold a good honours degree or equivalent qualification appropriate for admission to their proposed course of study.

    If there are no undergraduate courses in a particular subject in your own country or regional university, it may sometimes be possible for you to apply to do a first degree course under this scheme.

    Fellowships are usually for established teachers in universities or medical schools for study at post-doctoral level. They are not awarded for degree or diploma courses.

    Commonwealth Scholarships website

    British Chevening Scholarships

    Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    Provides awards for present and future leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers, in particular from countries with whom the UK's economic relations are expected to develop.

    Awards are for one-year diploma and master's courses in various fields.

    Selection of candidates is carried out by British Embassies and High Commissions in consultation with the local British Council Director.

    You should therefore be in residence in your home country when you apply.

    Chevening scholarship website

    Marshall Scholarships

    Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    Available to United States citizens, who have obtained first degrees from an accredited university or college in the US within the last 3 years, to undertake study in any subject leading to a degree at a UK university.

    Selection is by regional committee in the USA.

    Marshall Scholarship website

    Fulbright Graduate Student Awards

    Funded by the Department for Education and Employment and the US government

    Available to US-based graduate students for study in the UK.

    Preference is given to outstanding graduate students of academic or artistic excellence who are potential leaders in their field and have good reasons for coming to the UK.

    Applicants are advised to apply to more than one university and to check and adhere to university deadlines which differ from institution to institution.

    Fulbright awards can also be combined with other awards (e.g. ORS) to cover more than one year of study.

    Fulbright Program website

    Said Foundation Scholarships

    Funded through a partnership between the Said Foundation and Oxford Brookes University

    These are available to Jordanian, Lebanese, Syrian or Palestinian students.

    Up to three scholarships can be awarded to Oxford Brookes students in each year for taught master’s or master’s by research courses in any field. The scholarships will cover tuition fees and a maintenance allowance.

    Candidates must agree to apply the skills and knowledge they have gained in one of the Said Foundation's target countries. The decision on who should receive the scholarships is made by the Said Foundation, who will take into account the usefulness of their subjects to the Middle East, the excellence and future potential of the candidates and their financial need.

    The Said Foundation

    Other scholarships

    Other sources of funding are available from such bodies as the British Council, the Department for International Development, the Department of Education and Employment and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Good sources of information are your local British Council office and the Council for International Education (UKCISA) or  www.educationuk.org.

     

    Research studentships within the University are offered from time to time.

    When available, studentships are advertised on Jobs.ac.uk or on the on the Research Degrees Team funding web pageOther help and advice can be found on the Research Degrees Team website, or you can phone them on +44 (0) 1865 484244 or email rd-enquiries@brookes.ac.uk

    Santander Scholarships  - Withdrawn

    Please note that further to the statement issued earlier on this webpage about the possible withdrawal of this scholarship, we can now confirm that due to the changes agreed in the new funding agreement, this scholarship has been withdrawn and anyone who has submitted an application will be contacted by the University.