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Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarship

This prestigious new scholarship programme, in collaboration with Study in Wales, is open to students from Vietnam, India the USA and the European Union.

The Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarship Programme offers 24 scholarships, each worth £10,000, to study a full-time masters programme in Wales.

This prestigious scheme is the first scholarship of its kind Wales and is funded by the Global Wales Programme – a partnership between the Welsh Government, Universities Wales, The British Council and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).

Each University in Wales will be offering a minimum of three £10,000 scholarships under the scheme. Global Wales scholars will be joining a network of like-minded elite international students, supported by events running throughout the year to complement their studies in Wales.

Award

Scholarships will be given in the form of a tuition fee discount and are non-transferable. No cash alternative will be offered.
If the amount of scholarship awarded is more than the cost of the tuition fees, the tuition fees will be covered in full and any remainder will not be issued.

Universities Wales reserves the right to update or amend scholarship awards without notice, based on the availability and quality of applications that are received.

Please note that this scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship and is only available for Cardiff University postgraduate programmes beginning in September 2021. Cardiff University reserves the right to interview shortlisted candidates.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this scheme, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • be a citizen of Vietnam, India, the USA or a country within the European Union
  • have submitted an application to study an eligible postgraduate programme at Cardiff University
  • be classed as an overseas student for fee paying purposes.

Applicants must pay their course deposit by the deadline stated in their offer letter in order to be eligible for this scholarship.

Other criteria

Applicants who defer their studies cannot defer their scholarship.

If you are awarded a scholarship, you agree to act as a good ambassador for the Study in Wales brand and at times will be asked to participate in events or promotional activities. Any involvement in these activities will take up no more than five hours per term.

Unless otherwise stated, scholarships will be given in the form of a tuition fee discount. Due to strict UK Visas and Immigration regulations, you must be able to show you have sufficient funds to cover the remainder of your tuition fees, as well as adequate living expenses. You will need to be able to demonstrate this in order to obtain a visa to enter the UK.

How to apply

For full information about this scheme, including application forms, eligibility criteria, terms and conditions and FAQs, please visit the Study in Wales website.

Applications are open now. The closing date for all applications for September 2021 entry is 23:59 (BST) on 20 June 2021.