USA / Scholarships

The University of Manchester offers a wide range of scholarships to US students. Many of these are awarded on academic merit.

Fulbright Awards Programme

We are pleased to have funded a Fulbright-University of Manchester Award for master’s study for September 2018 entry.

We have previously hosted Fulbright scholars undertaking master’s courses in Law, Social Anthropology, International Relations and Development Economics.

You can find further details on the US-UK Fulbright Commission website and find out how to apply on the US Fulbright website.

Marshall Scholarship

The University offers Marshall Scholarships for graduate study in any subject at either master’s or doctoral level (excluding the MBA). In 2016 The University of Manchester welcomed five Marshall scholars to a wide range of programmes. 

Previous Marshall Scholars have studied a wide range of subjects, including MA Humanitarianism and Conflict Response, Art Gallery and Museum Studies and MSc International Development.

North American Foundation for The University of Manchester (NAFUM)

An initiative that was set up by University of Manchester US alumni, NAFUM is an independent foundation that supports our work and enhances our reputation in the US. The aim of the award is to provide a range of prestigious master's scholarships to attract excellent students to our University.

School scholarships

Some of our Schools will offer partial scholarships or bursaries; however, these do not always cover the full cost of tuition and living expenses. Details will be advertised on the relevant School website when scholarships are available.

Alliance Manchester Business School

The Alliance Manchester Business School is offering master's scholarships for US residents for 2021 entry.

Five scholarships are available across all Alliance Manchester Business School master's courses, with a value of £10,000 towards the tuition fee. The scholarships will be awarded in line with our application deadlines, so early application is advisable.