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Global Futures Scholarship

The University of Manchester is proud to offer awards totalling more than £1.7 million to international students, commencing their studies in September 2022. The scholarship is open to both prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Undergraduate awards

We are offering seven merit-based undergraduate scholarships of £5,000 to international students domiciled in the following countries in Southeast Asia:

  • Malaysia;
  • Thailand;
  • Singapore;
  • Indonesia;
  • Vietnam.

Students must be taking one of the following qualifications: A-Level, IB, Integrated Programme (Singapore), STPM (Malaysia).

Please note the application form will only be made available to you once you have applied and received an offer.

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.

Each award comprises £5,000 for the first year of study with a further £5,000 awarded in the second year of study, conditional on attainment of 60% average in the first 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 Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam

  • Applicants must be applying for direct first-year entry in 2022 and have, or be working towards one of the following qualifications: A-Level, IB, Integrated Programme (Singapore), STPM (Malaysia).
  • Applicants for the Southeast Asia 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 22 May 2022.
  • Awards will be made following the confirmation of examination results between February and August 2022 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 (ie 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 22 May 2022.

The above is a summary for you to initially check your eligibility, make sure you download and read our full undergraduate Global Futures Scholarship terms and conditions document.

How to apply

You must submit an online scholarship application form by 22 May 2022. The link to the online application form will be emailed to all relevant offer-holders. All scholarship applicants will be notified of the University’s decision by August 2022 following the release of all exam results. 

Master's awards

We are offering 40 merit-based master’s scholarships of £6,000 to international students domiciled in Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Please note the application form will only be made available to students who have applied and received an offer for a full-time master’s starting in 2022.

Award details

40 awards of £6,000 will be awarded based on academic excellence and the quality of your responses in the 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 Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.

  • Applicants for the south-east Asia awards must have accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study a full-time course at Manchester and must submit an online scholarship application form by 19 June 2022.
  • Applicants will be considered for the award based on academic merit and the quality of their scholarship application.
  • Applicants must be self-funded (ie 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.

The above is a summary for you to initially check your eligibility, make sure you download and read our full Global Futures Scholarship terms and conditions document (PDF, 129KB).

How to apply

Applicants must have accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study a full-time master’s course at Manchester and must submit an online scholarship application form by 19 June 2022.

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

Awardees will be announced by mid-July 2022.