International scholarships

Students in a row at graduation

In recognition of the outstanding talent of many international students, we offer a range of highly prestigious international scholarships designed to attract and reward the best students.

We offer our own student scholarships as well as some run in conjunction with other organisations.

Shu-Ngwa Asa'a from Cameroon

"My scholarship gave me the opportunity to study at one of the best Universities in the UK and the world. I would like to say a huge thank you for giving me this life changing opportunity. Cardiff University will always be in my heart!"

Shu-Ngwa Asa'a, Cameroon, Integrated Engineering 2014 - 2018

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship

We are offering over £2M in funding awards to students across undergraduate and postgraduate taught levels of study.

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship for Research Excellence

We are offering full tuition fee funding and an annual stipend to support self-funding full-time PhD international students for up to three years.

Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

If you are looking to study on a taught postgraduate programme, funding is available from both the University and external organisations.

PhD Research Scholarships

If you are looking to study on a Doctoral programme, funding is available from both the University and external organisations.

The Beacon Scholarship

This lucrative scheme is open to applicants to all undergraduate courses (excluding medicine) from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

CONACYT Scholarship

CONACYT offers scholarships to Mexican students enrolling on postgraduate courses.

Visiting scholars funding schemes

Cardiff University offers two visiting scholar funding schemes - Fulbright and the China Scholarships Council.

For details of awards on offer from other organisations please check the University's Search for Funding database.