Nepal / Scholarships

The university provides general guidance on scholarships and funding.

You can search our database for master’s funding opportunities.

For PhDs the University offers a number of competitive bursaries via individual Schools and research groups for well-qualified candidates. Please check with your prospective academic School for details and check the University’s postgraduate research funding database.

GREAT scholarships 2021

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, The University of Manchester is offering eligible students from Bangladesh one GREAT scholarship of £10,000 for master’s in the Global Development Institute.

Global Futures Scholarship

The University of Manchester is proud to offer awards totalling £300,000 to international students, commencing their studies in September 2021. The scholarship is open to both undergraduate and master's students. 

Undergraduate awards

The University of Manchester is proud to offer ten undergraduate scholarships to international students domiciled in South Asian countries.

Award details

A total of ten A-level and IB scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence. These will be open to applicants domiciled in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. These consist of:

  • Five awards of £10,000 for the first year of study with a further £10,000 awarded in the second year of study, conditional on attainment of 65% average in the first year. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of an appropriate discount against published tuition fees.
  • Five awards of £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

For the purpose of these awards, students will be considered from international fee-paying students domiciled in the following countries: Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan or Sri Lanka.  

  • Applicants must have, or be, working towards either A-levels or the IB Diploma qualification and must be applying for direct first year entry.
  • 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 20 May 2021 with awards made following the confirmation of IB and A-level results in July and August 2021. 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 or insurance UCAS choice by 10 June 2021.

The above is a summary for you to initially check your eligibility. Make sure you download and read our full Terms and Conditions

How to apply

You must submit an online scholarship application form by 20 May 2021. The application form will be emailed to all relevant offer-holders.

Awards will be made following the confirmation of IB and A-level results in July and August 2021.

Master’s awards

The University of Manchester is proud to offer ten postgraduate scholarships to international students domiciled in South Asia.

Award details

Ten awards of £6,000 will be allocated on the basis of academic excellence.

Summary of eligibility criteria

For the purposes of these awards, students will be considered from international fee- paying students domiciled in the following countries: Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan or 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 21 May 2021. 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 MBA, MPhil, Master of Architecture (MArch), Architecture and Urbanism (MA) and Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) , 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 Terms and Conditions

How to apply

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 21 May 2021. The application form will be emailed to all relevant offer-holders and awards will be made by 15 June 2021.