There are several different scholarships available specifically to international students:
At undergraduate and postgraduate level, the university offers over 100 awards. For those international students starting university in the 2020/2021 academic year, the following scholarships are on offer:
Academic Excellence Scholarships
Offered to over 100 international students, these prestigious scholarships offer a tuition fee discount to recognise academic excellence. With funding ranging from GBP 2,500 to GBP 10,000, undergraduate and postgraduate taught students starting their studies in 2020 may be eligible for this award. Details on eligibility criteria can be found on the university’s website.
Vice- Chancellor’s Scholarships
Ten prestigious scholarships are available for the highest achieving undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. These scholarships are worth GBP 5000 per year for up to three years.
The university offers five Sharifah Sofia Albukhary scholarships to undergraduate students in need of financial support to further their education. This scholarship is open to country specific applicants, and grants students awards ranging from GBP 31,250 (plus a full tuition fee waiver) to GBP 75,000.
The university also offers departmental scholarships which can be combined with the academic excellence awards. Information on availability can be found on the individual department pages.
Overseas Research Scholarships
International students interested in studying for a PhD, can consider applying for the Overseas Research Scholarship provided by York Graduate Research School. This competitive scholarship provides a regular financial sum of money in line with UKRI rate, as well as a research training support grant covering 100 percent of the student’s tuition fees for the duration of enrolment.