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Global Futures Scholarship
Scholarship Name Global Futures Scholarship
Academic Year 2023
Scholarship amount £5,000
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 19 May 2023

The University of Manchester is proud to offer awards totalling more than £2.9 million to international students, commencing their studies in September 2023. The scholarship is open to both prospective bachelor’s and master’s students.

Undergraduate awards

We're offering 40 merit-based undergraduate scholarships of £5,000 to international students domiciled in the following countries in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Please note the scholarship application form will only be made available to students who have applied and received an offer for a full-time undergraduate programme starting in 2023.

Students must be taking one of the following qualifications: A-level (including international and Sri Lankan A-levels) IB, Indian Standard XII (CBSE, CISCE, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat boards only).

Award details

The Global Futures scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence and your responses to questions in the online application form which will be emailed to all eligible offer-holders. 

The 40 partial awards will be open to applicants domiciled in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. 

Each of awards comprise of £5,000 for the first year of study with a further £5,000 awarded in the second and third year of study, conditional on attainment of 60% average in each year. 

Scholarships will be awarded in the form of an appropriate discount against published tuition fees.

Summary of eligibility criteria

Applications will be considered from international fee-paying students domiciled in the following countries in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. 

  • Applicants must be applying for direct first year entry in 2023 and have, or be working towards, one of the following qualifications:

    • A-levels (including international and Sri Lankan A-levels);

    • IB Diploma;

    • Indian Standard XII (CBSE, CISCE, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat boards only).

  • Applicants for the South Asian awards must have accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study a full-time programme at Manchester and must submit an online scholarship application form by 19 May 2023.

  • Awards will be made following the confirmation of exam results between June and August 2023 depending on the qualification taken.

  • The application form will be emailed to all relevant offer-holders.

  • Applicants will be considered for the award based on academic merit and the quality of their scholarship application.

  • Applicants must be self-funded (not sponsored).

  • Applicants for Medicine (MBChB) Dentistry (BDS) or Architecture degrees are not eligible for the award.

  • Applicants must have selected The University of Manchester as their FIRM UCAS choice by 19 May 2023. 

  • Applicants who have previously completed a degree in the UK are not eligible for the award.

  • Applicants for blended and distance learning programmes are not eligible for the award.

Master’s awards

We're offering 91 merit-based master’s scholarships of £8,000 to international students domiciled in the following countries in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Please note the scholarship application form will only be made available to students who have applied and received an offer for a full-time master’s starting in 2023.

Award details

91 awards of £8,000 will be awarded based on academic excellence and the quality of your responses in an online application form.

Scholarships will be awarded in the form of an appropriate discount against published tuition fees.

Summary of eligibility criteria

Applications will be considered from international fee-paying students domiciled in the following countries: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.  

  • Applicants for the South Asian awards must have accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study a full-time programme at Manchester and must submit an online scholarship application form by 19 May 2023. The application form will be emailed to all eligible offer-holders.

  • Applicants will be considered for the award based on academic merit and the quality of their scholarship application.

  • Applicants must be self-funded (not sponsored).

  • Applicants for MBA, MPhil, Master of Architecture (MArch), Architecture and Urbanism (MA), Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Clinical Medicine and Dentistry degrees are not eligible for the award.

  • Applicants who have previously completed a degree in the UK are not eligible for the award.

  • Applicants for blended and distance learning programmes are not eligible for the award.

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